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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
Monkeys, Go Home! (1967) as Screenwriter
Henry Dussard (Dean Jones), a young American, inherits a picturesque but badly neglected olive farm in southern France and is determined to make it operational again despite cautionary advice from the local priest (Maurice Chevalier) and a pretty villager (Yvette Mimieux). Desperate for laborers, the inventive Dussard turns to the zaniest crew of olive pickers ever recruited - four mischievous monkeys! As former members of an Air Force space team, these intelligent chimps quickly pick up on their new responsibilities - but prove to have a turbulent effect on the local townspeople.
2.
Moon Pilot (1962) as Screenwriter
An astronaut dodges secret agents and a beautiful spy before his first moon trip.
3.
Street of Darkness (1958) as Screenwriter
4.
Fort Bowie (1958) as Screenwriter
Cavalrymen have to attack their own fort when it''''s taken by the Apache.
5.
The Dalton Girls (1957) as Screenwriter
6.
The Frontier Phantom (1952) as Screenwriter
7.
Night Raiders (1952) as Screenwriter
8.
Behind Southern Lines (1952) as Screenwriter
9.
The Daltons' Women (1951) as Written for Screen by
The Dalton gang has moved west taking new identities and Marshals Lash and Fuzzy are after them. They receive help from Pinkerton agent Joan Talbot as they try to sort out who the bad guys really are.
10.
Kentucky Jubilee (1951) as Written for Screen by
11.
Man from Sonora (1951) as Screenwriter
Duke (Lee Roberts), Pete (John Merton) and Spence (Stanley Price) and later ambush ex-Ranger Johnny Mack Brown (Johnny Mack Brown) and steal his horse. In Silver Springs, town banker Allison Fred Allison (Sam Flint) is forced to borrow heavily from livery stable owner Ed Hooper (House Peters, Jr) to make good the hold-up losses. Johnny jumps Duke, gets a confession out of him that reveals Hooper as the gang leader, and sets out after Spence and receivers his stolen horse. He confronts Hooper, but is thrown in jail by an outlaw posing as a Marshal. Cinthy Allison (Phyllis Coates) recognizes the fake Marshal, and Hooper makes a break, with Johnny giving chase.
12.
The Vanishing Outpost (1951) as Screenwriter
Based on the true story of the 1987 Oxford University boat race mutiny and coach Dan Topolski's miraculous training of a haggard, rag-tag team into a winning outfit.
13.
Lawless Cowboys (1951) as Screenwriter
14.
Colorado Ranger (1950) as Screenwriter
Shamrock, Lucky, and the Colonel arrive in Cactus Junction where they are given badges by the Sheriff and offered money by Morgan to drive the ranchers off the land. Instead they bring in the outlaw Loco Joe and two of his henchmen. Dissatisfied with the original three, Morgan now makes the same offer to the three outlaws.
15.
West of the Brazos (1950) as Screenwriter
Returning to see his mother, Shamrock gets into a gunfight and afterwards the wounded Marshal gets him to take his badge and assume his identity. He arrives to find his mother has died, oil has been discovered on her ranch, and a man impersonating him is about to be declared the heir. In court, not only does the fake heir win but Shamrock is arrested for impersonating an Officer.
16.
Marshal of Heldorado (1950) as Screenwriter
The Tulliver brothers are terrorizing the town of Heldorado and Shamrock has been sent to round them up. Arriving posing as a dude, he gets two of them early when they shoot each other trying to shoot him. After he finishes off a third brother, the Tullivers bring in reinforcements and rob the bank. With his identity now revealed, Shamrock organizes a posse and they all head out after them.
17.
Motor Patrol (1950) as Screenwriter
18.
Hostile Country (1950) as Screenwriter
The first of a series of six westerns produced by Ron Ormond for Lippert distribution starring two ex-Hopalong Cassidy sidekicks, which means it also is the first one in the series that was a direct swipe from one of A. H. Hackel's mid-30's Supreme westerns - in this case 1935's "No Man's Range" with Bob Steele - in which Ron Ormond and Maurice Tombragel never looked back while giving themselves an "original" writing credit. Shamrock (Jimmy Ellison) is summoned to the ranch of his stepfather Henry Oliver (George Chesebro) whom he has never met. He still hasn't met him when he gets there because Knowlton (George J. Lewis) shows up posing as Oliver. Lucky Hayden (Russell Hayden) is along as Shamrock's sidekick or, to be more specific, the role played by whisker-faced Buck Connor in the original.
19.
Crooked River (1950) as Screenwriter
After Shamrock breaks up a stage robbery attempt by Kent and his men, he trails them to their hideout. Posing as an outlaw he joins them and meets their leader Lucky. But Kent and the others soon quit Lucky to go with the more famous outlaw Gentry. Shamrock learns of their plans and organizes a posse to face them in a showdown.
20.
Fast on the Draw (1950) as Screenwriter
When Shamrock was young, the Cat killed his parents. Now grown, Shamrock gets appointed Marshal when he breaks up a robbery attempt by Tex and his men. Tex works for the Cat and when he and his men rob the Express Office, Shamrock takes out after them hoping to get not only the gang, but also the Cat.
21.
Motor Patrol (1950) as Original Story
22.
Arson--Inc. (1949) as Screenwriter
23.
Highway 13 (1949) as Screenwriter
24.
Sky Liner (1949) as Screenwriter
25.
Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture (1949) as Orig scr
When he's spotted leaving a laundry whose proprietor has just been murdered, a reformed thief has to find the real killer.
26.
The Return of the Whistler (1948) as Screenwriter
When a woman goes missing on the eve of her wedding, her fiancee hires a detective to track her down.
27.
Thunder in the Pines (1948) as Screenwriter
28.
The Creeper (1948) as Writer
29.
Trapped by Boston Blackie (1948) as Screenwriter
When the pearl necklace he's been hired to guard goes missing, a reformed thief is the prime suspect.
30.
The Prince of Thieves (1948) as Screenwriter
Robin Hood (Jon Hall) aids Lady Marian (Patricia Morison) and her brother (Michael Duane)to rescue the latter's betrothed Lady Christabel (Adele Jergens)from her father's house where she is being forced into a marriage against her will. The father recaptures his daughter and kidnaps Marian in the bargain. Robin gathers all of the merry men and a couple of grouches and routs the father's soldiers and slays him and his nephew. Friar Tuck (Alan Mowbray) then performs a triple wedding uniting Robin and Marian; the brother and the now-fatherless Christabel; and Little John (Walter Sande) and a handmaiden named Maude (Robin Raymond.)
31.
The Lone Wolf in Mexico (1947) as Screenwriter
A croupier is murdered in a Mexico City gambling casino and the Lone Wolf is suspected. Sharon Montgomery, wife of diamond merchant Charles Montgomery, becomes involved in a jewel heist, in which again the Lone Wolf is a suspect.
32.
Music in Manhattan (1944) as Story
An actress''''s publicist starts a rumor that she''''s a war hero''''s secret bride.
33.
Great Alaskan Mystery, The (1944) as Screenwriter
34.
Two Senoritas from Chicago (1943) as Screenwriter
Daisy Baker, a Chicago "refuse collector" who fancies herself as a theatrical agent, finds a play which had been thrown away by two Portuguese playwrights. Without bothering to get permission, she sends it off to a New York producer named Rupert Shannon and he wires her to come to New York immediately. Daisy and her two showgirl friends, Gloria and Maria, arrive in New York where the two girls assume accents and pretend to be the sisters of the playwright. Shannon agrees to star them in a production of the play. Two former friends, Lena and Louise, recognize the girls and threaten to blow the whistle unless they are also cast. Meanwhile, the two actual playwrights sell the story to producer Sam Grohman who hires Lena and Louise.
35.
Danger in the Pacific (1942) as Screenwriter
36.
Sweetheart of the Fleet (1942) as Screenwriter
37.
Stand by All Networks (1942) as Story
A radio reporter sets out to track down and expose Nazi agents.
38.
Stand by All Networks (1942) as Screenwriter
A radio reporter sets out to track down and expose Nazi agents.
39.
Men of the Timberland (1941) as Screenwriter
40.
Horror Island (1941) as Screenwriter
41.
Raiders of the Desert (1941) as Orig scr
42.
Road Agent (1941) as Screenwriter
Reissued by Realart Pictures in 1953 as "Texas Road Agent", with a title change because RKO had just made a 1952 film using this title, and this was the first year that Universal's "Road Agent" was known as "Texas Road Agent" and that was not a 1941 alternate title as shown by some revisionist-history sources. The actual 1941 filming title was "The Sonora Kid." Duke Masters (Dick Foran) and his two pals, Pancho (Leo Carrillo) and Andy (Andy Devine), are undercover agents for an express company sent to round up a gang of bandits who have been holding up stages carrying gold to the cattlemen of the district. They begin by hijacking a gold shipment from the three bandits who took it from the stage. They take it to town and drop it at the bank. The money was the annual payment to the cattlemen, who are excitedly surrounding bank president Sam Leavitt (Samuel S. Hinds). Steve (John Gallaudet) and the two gunmen who helped him rob the stage are in the crowd. They report this unexpected turn of events to their boss, Big John Morgan (Morris Ankrum.) Morgan tries unsuccessfully to pin the original robbery on Duke and his pals. He later confers with Leavitt who is an unwilling tool in the holdups. Morgan tries to decoy Duke, Pancho and Andy out of town while his gang holds up the bank, but Duke, with the help of Leavitt's daughter, Patricia (Anne Gwynne), beats them to it and cleans out the bank himself, taking the money to Leavitt's home to cache. But Morgan, Steve and the gang are in pursuit.
43.
Mutiny in the Arctic (1941) as Screenwriter
44.
Danger on Wheels (1940) as Screenwriter
45.
Hot Steel (1940) as Original Story
46.
Zanzibar (1940) as Orig scr
47.
Hot Steel (1940) as Screenwriter
48.
Legion of Lost Flyers (1939) as Screenwriter
49.
Tropic Fury (1939) as Original Story

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