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Harry Ruskin

Harry Ruskin



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Writer (feature film)

The Girl in the Kremlin (1957) as Based on a Story by
Lady Godiva of Coventry (1955) as Screenwriter
In 11th-century England, King Edward the Confessor wants saxon Lord Leofric to marry a despised Norman woman, and has him jailed when he refuses. In jail, he meets Godiva, the sheriff's daughter, and soon they are wed. The times are turbulent and Godiva proves a militant bride; unhistorically, unrest between the Anglo-Saxon populace and the increasingly influential Norman French lead to her famous ride.
Watch the Birdie (1951) as Screenwriter
A photographer falls for a rich girl and gets mixed up with crooks.
The Happy Years (1950) as Screenwriter
Friends and family try to tame an unruly student at the turn of the century.
Julia Misbehaves (1948) as Screenwriter
A showgirl returns to her stuffy estranged husband when their daughter gets engaged.
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) as Screenwriter
A child of the tenements helps an ex-con find a new life.
Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1947) as Screenwriter
A small-town boy returns to college after the war only to find his sweetheart engaged to another.
Dark Delusion (1947) as Orig scr
A young doctor tries to keep a neurotic beauty from being committed.
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946) as Screenwriter
Illicit lovers plot to kill the woman's older husband.
The Hidden Eye (1945) as Screenwriter
Blind detective Duncan Maclaine uses his other senses to piece together confusing clues behind a murder.
Between Two Women (1945) as Orig scr
Dr. Gillespie''''s young assistant finds himself pursued by two beautiful women.
Three Men in White (1944) as Orig scr
Young doctors compete for a prestigious position as Dr. Gillespie's assistant.
Barbary Coast Gent (1944) as Screenwriter
A bandit from the gold fields moves to San Francisco and tries to go straight.
Rationing (1944) as Orig scr
A small-town butcher has problems coping with meat rationing.
Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble (1944) as Screenwriter
A college boy has to cope with a pair of beautiful twins.
Lost in a Harem (1944) as Screenwriter
Two entertainers touring the Middle East are kidnapped by an evil sultan.
Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943) as Orig scr
A wheelchair-bound doctor tries to prove a convicted killer's innocence.
This Time for Keeps (1942) as Screenwriter
A newlywed goes to work for his disapproving father-in-law.
Calling Dr. Gillespie (1942) as Screenwriter
A wheelchair-bound doctor fights off a homicidal maniac.
Tish (1942) as Screenwriter
Three small-town spinsters adopt a baby.
Dr. Kildare's Victory (1942) as Screenwriter
A young doctor with a broken heart succumbs to the lure of a socialite.
Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant (1942) as Orig scr
Three young surgeons vie to replace the legendary Dr. Kildare.
The Penalty (1941) as Screenwriter
Federal agents use a gangster's son to catch him.
Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941) as Screenwriter
On the verge of graduation, a high-school boy decides he needs a social secretary.
Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (1941) as Screenwriter
A young doctor's wedding turns into a tragic event.
The People vs. Dr. Kildare (1941) as Screenwriter
An ice skater sues a young doctor for malpractice.
Dr. Kildare's Crisis (1940) as Screenwriter
A young doctor's marriage could be called off when the bride's brother is diagnosed with epilepsy.
Dr. Kildare's Strange Case (1940) as Screenwriter
A young doctor uses pioneering methods to treat a mental patient.
Dr. Kildare Goes Home (1940) as Screenwriter
A young doctor gives up big-city success to help his father set up a small-town clinic.
Keeping Company (1940) as Screenwriter
A young man's engagement is jeopardized by the return of an old girlfriend.
The Ghost Comes Home (1940) as Screenwriter
A man who''''s presumed dead returns to his family.
Calling Dr. Kildare (1939) as Screenwriter
A young doctor treats a gangster and falls for the man's kid sister.
The Secret of Dr. Kildare (1939) as Screenwriter
A young doctor tries to help a woman suffering from psychosomatic blindness.
Honolulu (1939) as Contr to dial
A movie star trades places with a Hawaiian plantation owner.
Miracles for Sale (1939) as Screenwriter
A magician turns detective to investigate murder and a phony seance.
Love Is a Headache (1938) as Screenwriter
A freak accident gives a fading actress a huge publicity push.
The Chaser (1938) as Screenwriter
Love trips up an ambulance-chasing lawyer.
Young Dr. Kildare (1938) as Screenwriter
A medical school graduate must choose between a small-town practice and a big-city internship.
Paradise for Three (1938) as Screenwriter
A businessman mingles with German laborers to learn more about their lives.
The Crowd Roars (1938) as Contr to scr constr
A fighter''''s hard-drinking father gets his son mixed up with the underworld.
Great Guy (1937) as Additional Dialogue
It's the New York Department of Weights and Measures vs. a systematic effort to cheat the public by giving them less product than they pay for...organized by crooked city alderman Marty Cavanaugh, who put the last chief deputy inspector in the hospital. The new man, pugnacious Johnny Cave, steps on the toes of influential merchants and gets increasing pressure, both political and strong-arm, to desist. Will the luck (if not the pluck) of the Irish pull him through?
The Hit Parade (1937) as Additional Dialogue
Agent Pete Garland is fired by society singer Monica Barrett after he got her a new radio contract, because she thinks her lawyer friend Teddy Leeds fits in better with her social status. To get even, Pete wants to make an unknown singer into a star. He finds Ruth Allison, drives her hard through rehearsals and makes her a star. But she is worried about her past, something she hasn't told Pete: She's an ex-convict and jumped bail in order to keep her partners in crime out of it. Further she's in love with Pete, but feels that he's still carrying a torch for Monica. When Monica's popularity is decreasing, Pete is able to get Ruth a stint on the program, the result is Monica is fired and Ruth get her job, but Monica takes revenge by revealing Ruth's past. Ruth considers it is best for her to disappear before being arrested, but she has become a star in public opinion. Will she get Pete or will she go to prison again ?
Bad Guy (1937) as Screenwriter
A man convinces his brother to bust him out of prison.
Married Before Breakfast (1937) as Story
A madcap inventor tries to market a razor-less shaving cream.
Beg Borrow or Steal (1937) as Screenwriter
Con men on the Riviera live by their wits.
23 1/2 Hours Leave (1937) as Screenwriter
Army training Sgt. Gray makes a bet that he can get himself invited to breakfast with his commanding officer, General Markley. But he gets into an unhappy tangle with a couple of enemy spies (and a happy tangle with the general's daughter) before the bet is finally decided.
Women Men Marry (1937) as Screenwriter
A reporter''''s busy schedule keeps him from realizing his wife is having an affair with his editor.
Three Cheers for Love (1936) as Contr to trmt
Lady Be Careful (1936) as Screenwriter
Two for Tonight (1935) as Additional Dialogue
The Glass Key (1935) as Additional Dialogue
The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935) as Contr to spec seq
A radio star''''s efforts to save his station get him mixed up with con men, enemy agents and a beautiful countess.
Stolen Harmony (1935) as Screenwriter
Band leader Jack Conrad is impressed by prison inmate Ray Ferrera on saxophone. Conrad hires Ray to join his band and tour upon his release. Ray hooks up with Jean, a dancer in the show, and the two become a successful dance act. However, when an ex-inmate buddy of Ray's robs the tour bus, Ray is suspected of wrongdoing by Jack and the others in the group. After a gang of thugs hijacks the tour bus, Ray tries to use his street smarts to redeem his reputation.
Rumba (1935) as Additional Dialogue
Six of a Kind (1934) as Adaptation
The Whinneys share expenses for their trip to Hollywood with George and Gracie and thier great Dane. A clerk in Whinney's bank has put fifty thousand dollars in a suitcase, hoping to rob Whinney on the road, but instead Whinney takes another road and is himself arrested in Nevada.
It's a Gift (1934) as Contr to spec seq
A disgruntled druggist sells his store to buy an orange grove in California.
The Pursuit of Happiness (1934) as Contr spec seq
An innkeeper''''s daughter falls for a British deserter during the American revolution.
Ready for Love (1934) as Contr spec seq
You Belong to Me (1934) as Contr spec seq
Smoke Lightning (1933) as Contract Writer
Hello, Sister! (1933) as Contract Writer
Too Much Harmony (1933) as Dial
Cheaters at Play (1932) as Contract Writer
King of Jazz (1930) as Comedy sketches
Paul Whiteman and his orchestra lead a series of musical numbers with brief, comedic sketches in between.

Producer (feature film)

Watch the Birdie (1951) as Producer
A photographer falls for a rich girl and gets mixed up with crooks.

Music (feature film)

Sunny Side of the Street (1951) as Composer
A TV station receptionist tries to make her boyfriend a singing star only to lose him to the sponsor''''s daughter.
Starlift (1951) as Composer
An actress and an air transport crewman fall in love in this star-studded salute to the Korean war.
Young Man with a Horn (1950) as Composer
A young trumpet player is torn between an honest singer and a manipulative heiress.
You're My Everything (1949) as Composer
In 1924, stage-struck Boston blueblood Hannah Adams picks up musical star Tim O'Connor and takes him home for dinner. One thing leads to another, and when Tim's show rolls on to Chicago a new Mrs. O'Connor comes along as incompetent chorus girl. Hollywood beckons, and we follow the star careers of the O'Connor family in silents and talkies. Includes good imitation "silents" with classic cameo by Buster Keaton.
Wallflower (1948) as Composer
Two sisters compete for the same man.
Swingtime Johnny (1944) as Composer
The Andrews Sisters take a hiatus from show business to aid the war effort. They take on jobs at a pipe-organ plant now making artillery shells. But they still find time for plenty of singing and dancing.

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