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Also Known As: Died: June 7, 1967
Born: August 22, 1893 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: West End, New Jersey, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
Women & Men: Stories of Seduction (1990) as From Short Story ("Dusk Before Fireworks")
A trilogy of short story adaptations broadcast as a television movie presentation of "HBO Showcase." "Dusk Before Fireworks" is about the relationship between a woman and a gigolo who is continually interrupted by phone calls from other women. "The Man in the Brooks Brothers Shirt" is about a woman
2.
The Fan (1949) as Screenwriter
A happy marriage is placed at risk when the husband starts spending his afternoons with a social climbing adventuress.
3.
Smash Up--The Story of a Woman (1947) as Original Story
A singer''''s wife turns to the bottle when she fears she''''s lost her husband to success.
4.
Saboteur (1942) as Orig scr
A young man accused of sabotage goes on the lam to prove his innocence.
5.
The Little Foxes (1941) as Addl scenes and dial
An ambitious woman takes on her corrupt brothers and honest husband in her drive for wealth.
6.
Week-End for Three (1941) as Screenwriter
A married woman invites a former boyfriend to dinner, and he decides to move in.
7.
Trade Winds (1938) as Screenwriter
A private eye falls for the murderess he's pursuing.
8.
Sweethearts (1938) as Screenwriter
Bickering husband-and-wife stage stars are manipulated into a break-up for publicity purposes.
9.
The Cowboy and the Lady (1938) as Contract Writer
A socialite posing as her own maid falls for a rodeo rider.
10.
A Star Is Born (1937) as Screenwriter
A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.
11.
Lady Be Careful (1936) as Screenwriter
12.
Suzy (1936) as Screenwriter
A French air ace discovers that his showgirl wife's first husband is still alive.
13.
Three Married Men (1936) as Screenwriter
14.
The Moon's Our Home (1936) as Additional Dialogue
A writer and an actress meet and marry without really knowing each other--they are even unaware that both bride and groom are equally famous. During the honeymoon, all hell breaks loose as a comedic war of the sexes leads inevitably to love.
15.
Paris in Spring (1935) as Contr to trmt
16.
Hands Across the Table (1935) as Contr to dial
A manicurist uses her beauty and emery board to snag a rich husband.

Music (feature film)

17.
Desert Hearts (1985) as Song ("I Wished On The Moon")
While waiting for her divorce papers, a repressed professor of literature is unexpectedly seduced by a carefree, spirited young lesbian.
18.
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1952) as Composer
A Spanish temptress falls for a haunted ship's captain.
19.
The Hoodlum Saint (1946) as Composer
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
20.
He's My Guy (1943) as Composer
Vaudeville performers Van Moore (Dick Foran) and Terry Allen (Irene Hervey) split up after a quarrel. Terry moves in with Madge Donovan (Joan Davis), a dancing comedienne friend. She gets a job as secretary to Kirk (Donald Douglas), personnel manager of a defense plant, and conceives the idea of staging a talent show from among the workers. She sends for Van to help her stage the show but he arrives and finds her with Kirk and they break up again. When the show goes on, Kirk takes bows for its success. When it comes Terry's turn to sing, she is terrified without Van. But when she hears her accompaniment, she knows it is Van playing it, and walks out on the stage to find him at the piano. Madge tells the plant president (Samuel S.Hinds) that Van, not Kirk, really produced the show and he announces that Van and Terry are now co-directors of the entertainment for all the company's plants.
21.
The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935) as Composer
A radio star''''s efforts to save his station get him mixed up with con men, enemy agents and a beautiful countess.
22.
Dynamite (1929) as Composer
A socialite marries a condemned man for money, only to learn he''''s been reprieved.

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