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Also Known As: Died: May 12, 1973
Born: November 18, 1888 Cause of Death: aneurysm
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
The Song of Love (1923) as Director
2.
The Love Light (1921) as Director
In this silent film, a girl fights between her love for a German spy and her sense of patriotism.
3.
Just Around the Corner (1921) as Director

Cast (feature film)

4.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1921) as Her son, the pretender
5.
A Girl of Yesterday (1915) as Rosanna Danford

Writer (feature film)

6.
Dinner At Eight (1989) as From Screenplay ("Dinner At Eight")
Based on the George S. Kaufman-Edna Ferber play and the 1933 MGM screenplay of the same title. Individuals from various strata of New York society are invited to a dinner party. A rash of cancellations and unexpected events turn the soiree into a disaster.
7.
The Champ (1979) as From Story
A washed-up prizefighter fights to keep his son.
8.
The Clown (1953) as Story
In this remake of The Champ, a drunken clown tries to make a comeback so he can keep his son.
9.
Green Hell (1940) as Story and Screenplay
A group of adventurers head deep into a South American jungle in search of ancient Incan treasure. A beautiful woman, brought to their camp by hired bearers, has come to join her husband, a newer member of the group, who was recently killed by hostile natives. As the months go by, jealousies and tempers flare as fights break out over the woman. The Incan treasure is finally found but the treaure-seekers, now united by a common enemy, are about to be attacked by hundreds of fierce natives armed with bows and poisoned arrows.
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11.
Jericho (1937) as Screenwriter
An army deserter joins a nomadic tribe to escape punishment.
12.
Knight Without Armor (1937) as Adaptation
A British spy tries to get a countess out of the new Soviet Union.
13.
The Good Earth (1937) as Contr to scr const
Epic adaptation of the Pearl Buck classic about Chinese farmers battling the elements.
14.
Love from a Stranger (1937) as Scr and dial
Carol wins the lottery, but unfortunately her sudden wealth leads to a disagreement with her fiancé Ronald, and the two break up. Carol quickly falls in love with the romantic and mysterious Gerald, and marries him despite the warnings of her friends. It is not long before Carol begins to see that Gerald is disturbed and perhaps even dangerous, and she soon realizes that she is in great peril.
15.
Riffraff (1936) as Original Story
Young marrieds in the fishing business run afoul of the law.
16.
Camille (1936) as Screenwriter
In this classic 19th-century romance, a kept woman runs off with a young admirer in search of love and happiness.
17.
Riffraff (1936) as Screenwriter
Young marrieds in the fishing business run afoul of the law.
18.
Dinner at Eight (1934) as Screenwriter
A high-society dinner party masks a hotbed of scandal and intrigue.
19.
Secrets (1933) as Wrt for scr by
A New England society girl braves the West to help her husband build his fortune.
20.
The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) as Story
A boxing champion falls for a gangster''''s moll.
21.
Peg O' My Heart (1933) as Adaptation
A spunky Irish girl inherits a place in a British estate.
22.
Going Hollywood (1933) as Story
A girl poses as a French maid to catch a singing star.
23.
Emma (1932) as Story
A housekeeper faces unexpected snobbery when she marries her boss.
24.
Blondie of the Follies (1932) as Story
Two showgirls on the road from rags to riches compete for the same man.
25.
Cynara (1932) as Adaptation
Infidelity threatens a lawyer''''s marriage when his fling decides to steal him from his wife.
26.
La fruta amarga (1931) as Escenificación y diálogo por [Scr and dial]
27.
The Champ (1931) as Screenwriter
A broken-down prizefighter battles to keep custody of his son.
28.
The Secret Six (1931) as Story and dial
A secret society funds the investigation of a bootlegging gang.
29.
Soyons gais (1931) as Scénario et dialogue [Scr and dial]
30.
Min and Bill (1930) as Dial
Two crusty waterfront characters try to protect their daughter from a terrible secret.
31.
Anna Christie (1930) as Adaptation
Eugene O'Neill's classic about a romantic prostitute trying to run away from her past.
32.
Wu Li Chang (1930) as Adaptación cinematográfica de [Scr]
33.
Let Us Be Gay (1930) as Dial
A visit to Paris brings divorced spouses back together.
34.
El presidio (1930) as Argumento [Story]
35.
The Rogue Song (1930) as Screenwriter
In czarist Russia, a princess falls for a dashing bandit leader, but their romance proves a stormy one.
36.
Let Us Be Gay (1930) as Cont
A visit to Paris brings divorced spouses back together.
37.
Min and Bill (1930) as Scen
Two crusty waterfront characters try to protect their daughter from a terrible secret.
38.
The Big House (1930) as Story and dial
An attempted prison break leads to a riot.
39.
Good News (1930) as Screenwriter
A college football star falls for his mousy French tutor.
40.
Their Own Desire (1929) as Screenwriter
A young couple''''s affair is complicated by her father''''s relationship with his mother.
41.
Excess Baggage (1928) as Cont
A juggler-acrobat''''s relationship with his wife suffers when she succeeds in Hollywood, while he''''s still stuck playing tank-town engagements.
42.
The Cossacks (1928) as Adaptation
A young Cossack is branded a coward when he opposes the slaughter of the Turks.
43.
The Wind (1928) as Scen
In this silent film, a sheltered southern girl fights to adapt to the rough-and-tumble life of the wild West.
44.
Bringing Up Father (1928) as Cont
45.
The Cossacks (1928) as Cont
A young Cossack is branded a coward when he opposes the slaughter of the Turks.
46.
The Masks of the Devil (1928) as Cont
47.
The Awakening (1928) as Story
48.
The Red Mill (1927) as Scen
In this silent film, a barmaid sets out to win the heart of a handsome hero.
49.
The Scarlet Letter (1927) as Art titles
In this silent film version of the classic tale, a single mother in Puritan New England bears her shame alone rather than expose the child''''s father.
50.
The Scarlet Letter (1927) as Scen
In this silent film version of the classic tale, a single mother in Puritan New England bears her shame alone rather than expose the child''''s father.
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52.
Love (1927) as Cont
In this updated, silent adaptation of Anna Karenina, a married woman sacrifices everything for the love of a military officer.
53.
The Scarlet Letter (1927) as Adaptation
In this silent film version of the classic tale, a single mother in Puritan New England bears her shame alone rather than expose the child''''s father.
54.
The Red Mill (1927) as Adaptation
In this silent film, a barmaid sets out to win the heart of a handsome hero.
55.
The First Year (1926) as Scen
One of the films that Borzage shot under contract for Fox before he began his run of box-office hits. This is a comedy built up around the disastrous dinner that a couple of newlyweds organise for an important financial partner of the husband's.
56.
The Winning of Barbara Worth (1926) as Adaptation
A plan to irrigate the Western desert is complicated by a romantic triangle.
57.
Partners Again (1926) as Adaptation
58.
The Son of the Sheik (1926) as Adaptation
In this silent film, an Arabian knight protects a dancing girl from desert outlaws.
59.
Paris at Midnight (1926) as Adaptation
60.
Zander The Great (1925) as Adaptation
Mamie (Marion Davies), an orphan girl who was abused in the orphanage, is taken in by Mrs. Caldwell (Hedda Hopper), a kindly woman with a young son named Alexander (John Huff). Mamie hits it off with the lad, and nicknames him "Zander". When Mrs. Caldwell dies, the authorities decree that the boy must be placed in the same orphanage where Mamie was mistreated. Horrified, Mamie determines to see to it that the boy will be spared the same treatment that she had to suffer.
61.
Stella Dallas (1925) as Adaptation
62.
Thank You (1925) as Scen
63.
The Lady (1925) as Screenwriter
64.
Lightnin' (1925) as Scen
65.
His Supreme Moment (1925) as Adaptation
66.
Simon the Jester (1925) as Adaptation
67.
A Thief in Paradise (1925) as Adaptation
68.
Graustark (1925) as Adaptation
69.
Lazybones (1925) as Scen
Steve Tuttle (Charles Jones), the titular lazybones, takes on the responsibility of raising a fatherless girl, causing a scandal in his small town. Many years later, having returned from World War I, he discovers that he loves the grown-up girl.
70.
The Dark Angel (1925) as Scen
71.
Sundown (1924) as Scen
73.
Tarnish (1924) as Scen
74.
Abraham Lincoln (1924) as Scen
A biographical film featuring the presidency and assassination of Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War.
75.
Through the Dark (1924) as Scen
76.
Cytherea (1924) as Adaptation
77.
Secrets (1924) as Adaptation
78.
The Famous Mrs. Fair (1923) as Adaptation
An heroic World War I nurse returns home to find her family falling apart.
79.
Potash and Perlmutter (1923) as Scen
80.
The Love Piker (1923) as Scen
81.
The Voice from the Minaret (1923) as Adaptation
82.
The Nth Commandment (1923) as Scen
83.
The Song of Love (1923) as Adaptation
84.
The Toll of the Sea (1923) as Story
An American sailor marries then deserts the Chinese beauty who had saved his life.
85.
The Famous Mrs. Fair (1923) as Scen
An heroic World War I nurse returns home to find her family falling apart.
86.
The French Doll (1923) as Adaptation
87.
Within the Law (1923) as Adaptation
When Mary Turner is sent to prison for a crime she did not commit, she vows upon her release to take vengeance on those who wronged her, always staying however within the letter of the law.
88.
Minnie (1922) as Titles
89.
Back Pay (1922) as Scen
Hester Bevins is a simple country girl who yearns for adventure. Though she has a handsome young man, Jerry, who is devoted to her, she leaves her village and goes to New York in search of a grander life. There she becomes the lover of a wealthy and unscrupulous businessman. But when Jerry returns blinded and dying from the war, Hester must choose between her new life and the man whose loyalty to her has never failed.
90.
East Is West (1922) as Scen and adpt
91.
The Primitive Lover (1922) as Scen
92.
The Eternal Flame (1922) as Adaptation
93.
Sonny (1922) as Adaptation
94.
The Love Light (1921) as Writer
In this silent film, a girl fights between her love for a German spy and her sense of patriotism.
95.
Straight Is the Way (1921) as Scen
96.
Just Around the Corner (1921) as Adaptation
97.
The Flapper (1920) as Scen
98.
The Flapper (1920) as Story
99.
Humoresque (1920) as Scen
Young Leon Kanter dreams of being a great violinist. His parents scrape up the money for a violin and for lessons, and Leon rewards them by becoming a great player. But as an adult, Leon finds that people want more from him than just music.
100.
The World and His Wife (1920) as Scen
101.
Pollyanna (1920) as Scen
When Pollyanna is orphaned, she is sent to live with her crotchety Aunt Polly. Pollyanna discovers that many of the people in her aunt's New England home town are as ill-tempered as her aunt. But Pollyanna's incurable optimism - exemplified by her "glad game," in which she looks for the bright side of every situation - bring a change to the staid old community.
102.
The Cinema Murder (1919) as Scen
103.
The Dark Star (1919) as Scen
A fabulous jewel known as the 'Dark Star' is stolen; a pastor's daughter gets involved, falling into the depths of a spy plot concerning war plans and fortifications...
104.
The Misleading Widow (1919) as Scen
105.
Anne of Green Gables (1919) as Scen
Anne Shirley, an orphan, is taken into the lives of a generous farmer and his sister. She grows from an adventuresome young lass into a charming and much sought-after young lady.
106.
A Regular Girl (1919) as Scen
A wealthy young woman, unfulfilled in life, volunteers to work in the overseas war effort. But when she returns from the war, she finds her old life still holds little meaning for her. She rounds up all young soldiers she knew in the war and with them sets out to make a better world for them and for others less fortunate.
107.
Captain Kidd, Jr. (1919) as Scen
108.
He Comes Up Smiling (1918) as Scen
Jerry Martin quits his dull job as a bank clerk and falls in with a band of hobos. He takes on the guise of Bachelor, the "king of the market," and finds himself pursued by dangerous men who are after the real Bachelor.
109.
M'liss (1918) as Scen
110.
The Goat (1918) as Story
A stunt double does not receive the credit for his stunts.
111.
How Could You, Jean? (1918) as Scen
112.
Johanna Enlists (1918) as Scen
113.
Stella Maris (1918) as Scen
In this silent film, lookalikes from opposite sides of the tracks fall for the same married woman.
114.
The Temple of Dusk (1918) as Story
115.
Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley (1918) as Adaptation
In this silent film, a society boy courts a working class Irish girl as part of a social experiment.
116.
The City of Dim Faces (1918) as Story and scen
117.
The Goat (1918) as Scen
A stunt double does not receive the credit for his stunts.
118.
A Woman Alone (1917) as Scen
119.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917) as Scen
With her family in financial difficulties, Rebecca is sent to live with her two strict, unfeeling aunts, who do not appreciate the young girl's charm and energy. Rebecca must make new friends and must adjust to surroundings that are sometimes difficult. But she still finds time to think of numerous ways to help others in her new hometown.
120.
The Little Princess (1917) as Scen
Little Sara Crewe is placed in a boarding school by her father when he goes off to war, but he does not understand that the headmistress is a cruel, spiteful woman who makes life miserable for Sara.
121.
The Beloved Adventuress (1917) as Story
122.
The Poor Little Rich Girl (1917) as Scen
A neglected rich girl's health crisis shows her and her parents some bitter truths.
123.
A Square Deal (1917) as Scen
124.
The Amazons (1917) as Scen
125.
Forget-Me-Not (1917) as Scen
126.
A Hungry Heart (1917) as Scen
127.
A Girl's Folly (1917) as Story
128.
The Beloved Adventuress (1917) as Scen
129.
The Social Leper (1917) as Scen
130.
As Man Made Her (1917) as Scen
131.
Tillie Wakes Up (1917) as Scen
132.
A Girl's Folly (1917) as Scen
133.
The Web of Desire (1917) as Scen
134.
The Stolen Paradise (1917) as Scen
135.
The Foundling (1916) as Scen
136.
The Yellow Passport (1916) as Scen
A young Russian girl is forced into a life of prostitution in Czarist Russia, and she and a British journalist find their lives endangered when she reveals to him information regarding the social crimes rampant in her country.
137.
The Gilded Cage (1916) as Scen
138.
Friday the Thirteenth (1916) as Scen
139.
The Battle of Hearts (1916) as Story
140.
The Heart of a Hero (1916) as Scen
141.
A Woman's Way (1916) as Scen
142.
The Revolt (1916) as Scen
143.
The Social Highwayman (1916) as Scen
144.
La Vie De Boheme (1916) as Scen
145.
Tangled Fates (1916) as Scen
146.
The Crucial Test (1916) as Scen
147.
The Rise of Susan (1916) as Scen
148.
The Summer Girl (1916) as Scen
149.
The Hidden Scar (1916) as Scen
150.
The Feast of Life (1916) as Scen
151.
The Daughter of the Sea (1915) as Story
152.
Camille (1915) as Scen
Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hopes of a career and position by marrying Armand, she acquiesces and leaves her lover. However, when poverty and terminal illness overwhelm her, Camille discovers that Armand has not lost his love for her.
153.
Foundling, The (1915) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

154.
The Nth Commandment (1923) as Supervisor

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