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Ken Englund

Ken Englund


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Also Known As: Died: August 10, 1993
Born: May 5, 1914 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Writer ...


Writer (feature film)

The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz (1968) as Story
A German Olympic hopeful plots to polevault to freedom over the Berlin Wall.
The Vagabond King (1956) as Screenwriter
In 1461, French nobles fearing King Louis XI may seize their lands, join forces with the rebellious Duke of Burgundy to overthrow the king. One of the Duke's captains suggests enlisting the aid of Francois Villon who is known to oppose the king and is leader of the Vagabonds, a group that robs the rich to aid the poor. In league with Burgundy, Villon and two of his cohorts enter Paris, but are captured by the king's men. The king, recognizing Villon's power over the people, proposes that Villon defend Paris against Burgundy and help uncover traitors in the court. Burgundy is routed, and France is reunited, but the king reminds Villon he must pay for his earlier crimes against the court with his life.
Androcles and the Lion (1953) as Scr adpt
Androcles is a Christian who follows that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are evenutally arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who helped heal it?
Never Wave at a WAC (1953) as Screenwriter
A divorced socialite joins the Army hoping it will improve her love life.
The Caddy (1953) as Additional Dialogue
A master golfer suffering from performance anxiety caddies for a man he''''s taught everything.
A Millionaire for Christy (1951) as Screenwriter
A woman sets her hat for a man who's inherited a million dollars.
Good Sam (1948) as Screenwriter
A family man helps out people in need and ends up broke in the process.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) as Screenwriter
An accountant dreams of being a hero but finds it''''s not so easy in real life.
The Kid from Brooklyn (1946) as Addl seq
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as Contract Writer
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
The Unseen (1945) as Adaptation
Here Come the Waves (1944) as Orig scr
Twin sisters Rosemary and Susie Allison are successful nightclub performers. Their act is about to come to a close when serious-minded Rosemary announces she's joining the Waves. Fun-loving Susie decides to enlist also, especially after she learns that crooner Johnny Cabot has just been drafted by the Navy.
Sweet Rosie O'Grady (1943) as Screenwriter
When a reporter exposes her past in burlesque, a musical theatre star sets out for revenge.
Springtime in the Rockies (1942) as Screenwriter
A pair of Broadway partners threaten to breakup after old flames enter the picture.
Rings on Her Fingers (1942) as Screenwriter
A sales woman at a department store works with two con artists and falls in love with a victim of one of their schemes.
Nothing But the Truth (1941) as Screenwriter
A businessman bets he can tell the truth for 24 hours.
This Thing Called Love (1941) as Screenwriter
A new bride insists on postponing the wedding night until she and her husband are sure it''''s forever.
The Doctor Takes A Wife (1940) as Screenwriter
A man-hating author and a woman-hating doctor have to pretend they're married.
No, No Nanette (1940) as Screenwriter
Slightly Honorable (1939) as Screenwriter
A lawyer is framed for the murder of a young party girl and tries to clear his name.
Good Girls Go to Paris (1939) as Screenwriter
An English professor helps a waitress take a dream vacation in Paris.
Artists and Models Abroad (1938) as Screenwriter
The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938) as Screenwriter
A radio announcer tries to juggle musical acts and his ex-wives while broadcasting from an ocean liner.

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