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Jack Townley brought many screenplays to Hollywood throughout the course of his Hollywood career. Townley started his entertainment career writing for films, including "The Avenger" (1931), "Strange People" (1933) and the comedy "The Plot Thickens" (1936) with James Gleason. He also appeared in "Mummy's Boys" (1936) and the Harry Carey comedy "The Last Outlaw" (1936). Toward the end of his career, Townley wrote "Rosie, the Riveter" (1944), "Jamboree" (1944) and "The Yellow Rose of Texas" (1944). He also appeared in "Bells of Rosarita" (1945) and the western "Utah" (1945) with Roy Rogers. Townley last wrote "The Abbott and Costello Show" (1951-54). Townley passed away in October 1960 at the age of 64.

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