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Mary Loos

Mary Loos


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Also Known As: Died: October 11, 2004
Born: Cause of Death: complications from a stroke
Birth Place: Profession: Writer ...


Cast (feature film)

Man of the People (1937) as Mannish girl
An Italian immigrant studying the law gets mixed up with crooks.
Rose-Marie (1936) as Corn Queen
An opera singer goes undercover in the Canadian wilderness to hunt for her criminal brother.
Student Tour (1934) as Dolores
A philosophy professor gets stuck chaperoning a student tour of the world.

Writer (feature film)

Over-Exposed (1956) as Story
Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955) as Written for Screen by
A sister act in Paris tries to top their aunts' escapades there during the roaring twenties.
Woman's World (1954) as Screenwriter
An executive plans to fill a high-ranking position by interviewing the candidates'''' wives.
The French Line (1954) as Screenwriter
A Texas heiress masquerades as a model in hopes of finding true love.
Let's Do It Again (1953) as Screenwriter
A divorced couple finds it impossible to stay out of each other's lives.
Meet Me After the Show (1951) as Writer
The star of a Broadway show suspects her husband may be having an affair with the show''''s backer.
I'll Get By (1950) as Screenwriter
Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.
A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950) as Writer
In 1876 Dawson wants to prevent a train from getting to Tomahawk CO on time, to keep it from competing with his stage coach line. Kit, who must get the train to its goal, forces Johnny aboard as the needed passenger. Madame Adelaide's showgirls (including Marilyn as Clara) ride along and, en route to Tomahawk, join Johnny in "Oh, What a Forward Young Man You Are."
When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950) as Screenwriter
A small-town soldier gets a chance to be a hero when he accidentally crosses enemy lines.
Mother Is a Freshman (1949) as Screenwriter
Widow Abby Abbott is having serious money problems and has to dip into the family trust in order to pay for her daughter Susan's college tuition. The catch: Abby must also become a co-ed or she can't touch the money. After passing her entrance exams, Abby goes to college and becomes very popular, especially with a handsome English professor whom Susan has a crush on.
Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949) as Writer
A middle-aged genius goes to college for the first time.
Father Was a Fullback (1949) as Screenwriter
The Tender Years (1948) as Contract Writer
The first of the Edward L. Alperson "Alson Productions" for 20th Century-Fox distribution, featuring the return to the screen, after nearly a four-year absence, of comedian Joe E. Brown, in a non-comedic role. The story is set in a small mid-western town in the 1880's, where minister William "Will" Norris (Joe E. Brown) becomes involved in the vicious fights held in the local dog-pit when one of the injured animals escapes its brutal master and seeks refuge in the Norris home. Forced by law to return the dog to its owner, the minister goes against his religious teachings and, with his son Ted (Richard Lyon), steals the dog in an effort to rouse public sympathy against the dog fights and against cruelty to all animals. The film was endorsed in many locations by local chapters of the American Humane Society and/or the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
The Inside Story (1948) as Screenwriter
A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local farmer. Whilst waiting for the farmer to arrive the money is put in a safe at a hotel for safe keeping. However, it is removed by mistake and solves a number of financial problems before it is returned.
The Dude Goes West (1948) as Orig scr
A tenderfoot tries to help a miner's daughter protect her claim.
Driftwood (1947) as Orig scr
Six-year-old Jenny (Natalie Wood) rescues a collie dog, the only survivor of a plane wreck. A tag on the dog's neck states that it is en route to a medical laboratory where its blood will be used for spotted fever vaccine. Dr. Steven Webster (Dean Jagger) meets both Jenny and the dog and "adopts" them both. His fiancee Susan (Ruth Warrick) isn't too fond of either the girl or the dog. Webster wants to get a hospital for the town but he is suppressed by the town mayor (Jerome Cowan.) In the arguments that follow, Webster's lab is wrecked and ticks infected with spotted fever escape. The town is in a panic and all want to be vaccinated. Jenny is infected and is about to die.
Hit Parade of 1947 (1947) as Screenwriter
Calendar Girl (1947) as Screenwriter
Rendezvous with Annie (1946) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955) as Associate Producer
A sister act in Paris tries to top their aunts' escapades there during the roaring twenties.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Butterflies Are Free (1972) as Story consultant
A blind man trying to escape his protective mother falls for an aspiring actress.

Cast (short)

Starlit Days at the Lido (1935)
Some of Hollywood''''s biggest starts are entertained by singing, dancing, acrobatics, and impressions in this short film.

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