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|Also Known As:||Died:||August 29, 1996|
|Born:||January 6, 1904||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Raeford, North Carolina, USA||Profession:||Writer ...|
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Writer (feature film)
A newlywed couple sit in a train. The husband receives a frantic telegram. He gets off at a station to make a phone call, the train pulls away without him on it, and that¿s the last his wife sees of him. Years later after a long search she finally tracks him down on his family¿s southern estate where she discovers that a failed medical treatment has turned him into an alligator mutant.
When her apartment house becomes a college dorm, an elderly woman stays on to become the boys'''' surrogate mother.
The head of an escort ring joins forces with a vice cop to solve a murder.
Early in the War of 1812, Captain James Marshall is commissioned to run the British blockade and fetch an unofficial war loan from France. As first mate, Marshall recruits Ben Waldridge, a cashiered former British Navy captain. Waldridge brings his former gun crew...who begin plotting mutiny as soon as they learn there'll be gold aboard. The gold duly arrives, and with it Waldridge's former sweetheart Leslie, who's fond of a bit of gold herself. Which side is Waldridge really on?
Against the background of the Civil War, sixteen-year-old song-and-dance artiste Lotta Crabtree works her way across America, becoming ever more popular.
An Australian gets caught in the battle between ranchers and sheep men.
A farmer falls for the female leader of a band of notorious outlaws.
A detective tries to identify a shrunken head found in a crashed cargo plane.
A society sleuth sets out on the trail of a society matron''''s lost jewels.
A woman hires two detectives to keep her alive long enough to claim her inheritance.
A detective tries to protect a man who has predicted his murder will take place in three days.
A young gypsy girl turns into a wolf to destroy her enemies.
A detective tries to stop whomever is murdering the jurors on a notorious murder case.
A girl's search for her missing sister puts her in conflict with a band of satanists.
Other than the title, this film has no connection at all to the 1934 W.C. Fields film of the same title even though some sources give the plot of the Fields' film as the plot of this film. Hubert Abercrombie Gumm (Hugh Herbert), a flighty, eccentric screwball (what else)acquires a job as an executive at a radio station at the insistence of his only-slightly less eccentric aunt Fannie Handley (Esther Dale), who is married to one of the company owners, Ernest Truex. After mixing up the script pages to the various radio programs, Hubert sets out to get the name of a returning explorer on a contract for the radio station.
Writer (TV Mini-Series)
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