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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
The Pittsburgh Kid (1941) as Director
2.
Home on the Prairie (1939) as Director
A boarder inspector fights to keep diseased animals out of the U.S.
3.
Guilty Parents (1934) as Director

Writer (feature film)

4.
The Crooked Circle (1957) as Wrt by
5.
The Disembodied (1957) as Writer
African explorers discover a voodoo cult in the heart of the jungle.
6.
Up In Smoke (1957) as Screenwriter
The Bowery Boys'''' leader sells his soul to the devil for help betting on the horses.
7.
Crashing Las Vegas (1956) as Story and Screenplay
When an electric shock turns one of them into a psychic, the Bowery Boys invade Las Vegas.
8.
Hot Shots (1956) as Story
The Bowery Boys get jobs as sitters for a temperamental child star.
9.
Hot Shots (1956) as Screenwriter
The Bowery Boys get jobs as sitters for a temperamental child star.
10.
Untamed Heiress (1954) as Story
11.
Oklahoma Annie (1952) as Screenwriter
12.
The Fabulous Senorita (1952) as Screenwriter
13.
The Fabulous Senorita (1952) as Story
14.
Honeychile (1951) as Writer
15.
Cuban Fireball (1951) as Screenwriter
16.
Havana Rose (1951) as Writer
17.
The Blazing Sun (1950) as Writer
18.
19.
The Last Round-Up (1947) as Story
Gene Autry (Gene Autry) attempts to arrange that both the Indians and ranchers, scheduled to be driven from their land by Mesa City's mew aqueduct, benefit from the deal, which is opposed by town banker Mason (Ralph Morgan.) Mason stirs up the Indians against Gene but, with help from school teacher Carol (Jean Heather), Gene is able to expose Mason's schemes.
20.
The Last Round-Up (1947) as Screenwriter
Gene Autry (Gene Autry) attempts to arrange that both the Indians and ranchers, scheduled to be driven from their land by Mesa City's mew aqueduct, benefit from the deal, which is opposed by town banker Mason (Ralph Morgan.) Mason stirs up the Indians against Gene but, with help from school teacher Carol (Jean Heather), Gene is able to expose Mason's schemes.
21.
One Exciting Week (1946) as Screenwriter
22.
My Pal Trigger (1946) as Screenwriter
A cowboy fights to clear his name when he's accused of shooting a friend's horse.
23.
Bells of Rosarita (1945) as Orig scr
Dale Evans inherits a circus, but her dead father's partner (Grant Withers) is trying to take it away from her. Roy and Bob Nolan are filming a movie on location at the circus. They and a number of other western movie stars come to Dale's aid, putting on a show and catching the bad guys.
24.
The Chicago Kid (1945) as Screenwriter
25.
Hitchhike to Happiness (1945) as Screenwriter
26.
Utah (1945) as Screenwriter
When ranch foreman Roy learns the new ranch owner Dorothy Bryant and her friends are arriving, he directs them to Gabby's rundown ranch. He figures they will be discouraged and return East. But the plan backfires when Dorothy, thinking her ranch worthless, sells the real ranch at a fraction of it's value.
27.
Jamboree (1944) as Screenwriter
28.
The Yellow Rose of Texas (1944) as Orig scr
Insurance Investigator Roy is looking for Weston and the missing money he supposedly obtained in a robbery. When he catches him and listens to his story, he changes his mind about him. A freak accident locates the missing money box and they find the seal unbroken. Roy then announces the box will be opened at the showboat that evening.
29.
Faces in the Fog (1944) as Orig scr
30.
Rosie, the Riveter (1944) as Screenwriter
31.
Goodnight, Sweetheart (1944) as Screenwriter
32.
Jamboree (1944) as Original Story
33.
Allergic to Love (1944) as Original Story
34.
Here Comes Elmer (1943) as Orig scr
35.
Petticoat Larceny (1943) as Screenwriter
A radio actress researches a role by mixing with gangsters.
36.
Gildersleeve's Bad Day (1943) as Screenwriter
A small-town politician is the jury hold-out in a sensational murder case.
37.
The Great Gildersleeve (1942) as Screenwriter
A small-town blowhard runs for water commissioner while fighting to win custody of his niece and nephew.
38.
Joan of Ozark (1942) as Orig scr
39.
Vengeance of the West (1942) as Based upon a story by
The last entry in Columbia's series co-starring Bill Elliott and Tex Ritter (who departed for the corrals at Republic and Universal), and a remake of 1931's "The Avenger" with Buck Jones: Joaquin Murietta (Bill Elliott)is robbed of his property by Jeff Gorman (Dick Curtis) and town banker Gil Kirby (Robert Fiske) and seeks revenge by disguising himself as a masked bandit, known as The Grey Shadow,and begins to raid gold shipments intended for Gorman and Kirby. Anita Morrell (Adele Mara) arrives in town and is shocked to learn that her father has been murdered. California Ranger Tex Lake (Tex Ritter) investigates and finds clues, planted by Gorman and Kirby,implicating Murietta. Kirby, the real killer, demands $2,000 from Anita in return for the deed to her father's gold mine.Murietta comes to her, denies any involvement in the killing, and gives her the needed money. Lake is on Murietta's trail, but the two are soon united in a fight against the outlaws.
40.
The Traitor Within (1942) as Screenwriter
41.
Puddin' Head (1941) as Screenwriter
42.
Ice-Capades (1941) as Screenwriter
Newsreel cameraman Bob Clemens (James Ellison), an avowed woman hater, is assigned to cover the Lake Placid exhibition of Karen Vadja (Renie Riano), the Swiss ice Queen. He misses his plane and fails to get the footage needed for a newsreel. Deciding that if you've seen one ice skater, you've seen them all, he goes to Central Park to film a skater picked at random. He selects Marie Bergen (Dorothy Lewis) who is wanted by the immigration people for having over-stayed her visa. Bob does not adjust his newsreel camera for a long shot and she shows very clearly in close-ups. Promoter Larry Herman (Phil Silvers) sees the newsreel and seeing that she is very talented and very pretty, decides to star her in an ice-spectacle to be called the "Ice-Capades." He sends for Karen Vadja's agent, since that is the name the skater is identified as in the newsreel, draws up and signs a contract and invites the press to join him when he meets her. Dismay mildly describes his feeling when he learns that he has obligated himself to build a show around a horse-faced, eccentric woman whose ability to skate is her only saving grace. He calls off the show, and brings suit against the National Newsreel Company for this hoax. The boss, Ellis (Alan Mowbray), blames Bob and his assistant Colonna (Jerry Colonna), who propose that they find her and let Ellis "discover" and star her. She evades them as she thinks they are immigration agents trying to find and deport her, but they find her in the chorus of the ice show they want her to star in. Deportation looms with marriage to an American citizen being the only alternative. Bob, the only woman-hating confirmed bachelor in the cast, becomes the prime candidate.
43.
Rookies on Parade (1941) as Screenwriter
44.
Country Fair (1941) as Original Story
45.
Puddin' Head (1941) as Original Story
46.
Sis Hopkins (1941) as Screenwriter
47.
Grandpa Goes to Town (1940) as Orig scr
48.
Mexican Spitfire Out West (1940) as Screenwriter
To punish her inattentive husband, a Latin bombshell pretends to want a divorce.
49.
Scatterbrain (1940) as Orig scr
50.
Should Husbands Work? (1939) as Orig scr
51.
My Wife's Relatives (1939) as Screenwriter
52.
The Covered Trailer (1939) as Original Story
53.
Money to Burn (1939) as Screenwriter
54.
Money to Burn (1939) as Original Story
55.
The Covered Trailer (1939) as Screenwriter
56.
Romance on the Run (1938) as Screenwriter
57.
Gangs of New York (1938) as Additional Dialogue
58.
The Higgins Family (1938) as Screenwriter
59.
Orphans of the Street (1938) as Screenwriter
60.
Meet the Missus (1937) as Screenwriter
A woman''''s mania for entering contests leads her family on a madcap trip to Atlantic City.
61.
Quality Street (1937) as Contr to dial
A woman masquerades as her own niece to get back at a neglectful suitor.
62.
All over Town (1937) as Screenwriter
63.
Mummy's Boys (1936) as Screenwriter
Two ditch-digging fools sign on to help excavate a cursed Egyptian tomb.
64.
The Plot Thickens (1936) as Screenwriter
Schoolteacher Hildegarde Withers suspects a deadly link between two seemingly unrelated murders.
65.
Yellow Dust (1936) as Contr to dial
After he''''s accused of a series of stagecoach robberies, an innocent man has to find the real crooks.
66.
Silly Billies (1936) as Screenwriter
Traveling dentists in the old West try to save a small town from an Indian attack.
67.
Mummy's Boys (1936) as Story
Two ditch-digging fools sign on to help excavate a cursed Egyptian tomb.
68.
The Last Outlaw (1936) as Screenwriter
Harry Carey, Hoot Gibson, Henry B. Walthall, Margaret Callahan, Frank M. Thomas, Tom Tyler. In this remake of a silent classic based on a story by director John Ford, an outlaw emerges from a twenty-five year prison term and returns to his former home town, now a bustling and unrecognizable modern city.
69.
Guilty Parents (1934) as Writer
70.
Bachelor Mother (1933) as Cont
71.
Strange People (1933) as Story and adpt
72.
The Avenger (1931) as Story
Goss, Mason, and Kelly force Joaquin Murieta to watch as they hang his brother Juan for a crime he did not commit. To exact his revenge on the three, Joaquin becomes the notorious Black Shadow.
73.
The Last Dance (1930) as Story, scen and dial
74.
Divorce Among Friends (1930) as Story
A drunk tries to keep a young couple from splitting up when the husband strays.
75.
The Call of the Circus (1930) as Cont
76.
Unguarded Girls (1929) as Story
77.
The Bachelor Girl (1929) as Story
78.
Father and Son (1929) as Cont
79.
The Bachelor Girl (1929) as Cont
81.
The Wright Idea (1928) as Story
82.
The Wright Idea (1928) as Scen
83.
Twin Triggers (1926) as Story

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