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George Bruce (II) (1898–1974)

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Hollywood screenwriter of action films in the 1930s and '40s, a former pilot. He began writing in the 1920s and became noted for his aerial war stories (as well as crime stories) for pulp fiction magazines. A radio show, "George Bruce's Air Stories of the World War", was also broadcast around 1932.

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Known For

South of Pago Pago
(1940)
The Crowd Roars
(1938)
The Fifth Musketeer
(1979)

Filmography

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 1979 The Fifth Musketeer (earlier screenplay)
 1963 Beyond the Grampians (Documentary short)
 1962 Beauty and the Beast (screenplay)
  The Lawless Years (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1959 - 1961) (story - 3 episodes, 1961) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1961)
- Artie Moon (1961) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- The Victor Gorido Story (1961) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- The Kid Dropper Story (1961) ... (writer)
- The Miles Miller Story (1961) ... (writer)
- The Sonny Rosen Story II (1961) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1961 Frontier Uprising (story "Kit Carson")
 1961 The Detectives (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Quiet Night (1961)
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- I Hit and Ran (1960) ... (teleplay)
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Somebody Loves You (1960) ... (story)
 1960 Tightrope (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Big Business (1960)
 1959 Solomon and Sheba (screenplay)
 1958 Ride a Crooked Trail (story)
 1957 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Norman Wisdom - First (1957) ... (additional material)
 1957 Men of Annapolis (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Crucial Moment (1957) ... (writer)
  Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (additional dialogue - 1 episode, 1957) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1956)
- Snowshoes: A Comedy of People and Horses (1957) ... (additional dialogue)
- The Family Nobody Wanted (1956) ... (adaptation)
 1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Front Page Father (1956) ... (teleplay)
  Crossroads (TV Series) (1 episode, 1956) (writer - 5 episodes, 1955 - 1956) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1955 - 1956) (written by - 1 episode, 1956)
- Timberland Preacher (1956) ... (written by)
- The Comeback (1956) ... (writer)
- The Judge (1956) ... (writer)
- Home Is the Sailor (1956) ... (teleplay)
- The Pavement Pastor (1956) ... (writer)
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- H.M.S. Marlborough Will Enter Port (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1956 Climax! (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Sound of Silence (1956) ... (adaptation)
 1955-1956 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- In the Eye of the Hurricane (1956) ... (teleplay)
- The Brainwashing of John Hayes (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1956 Alarm (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1955 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Red Sanders Story (1955) ... (story)
  Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode, 1955) (teleplay - 7 episodes, 1954 - 1955)
- Visibility Zero (1955) ... (teleplay)
- Tourists--Overnight (1955) ... (teleplay)
- The Last Pilot Schooner (1955) ... (teleplay)
- Murder in Paradise (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1955 Cameo Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Whisper of a Witness (1955) ... (story)
 1955 The Father Who Had No Sons (TV Movie) (written by)
 1955 The Hammer and the Sword (TV Movie) (written by)
 1955 Aimee De Rivery (TV Movie) (written by)
 1955 Lydia (TV Movie) (written by)
 1955 The Green Mountain Boys (TV Movie) (written by)
 1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Passage Home (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1955 The Talking Wire (TV Movie) (written by)
 1955 A Story About Henry Ford (TV Movie) (written by)
 1955 Dr. Harvey W. Wiley (TV Movie) (written by)
 1952 Kansas City Confidential (screenplay)
 1952 The Brigand (story)
 1951 Mask of the Avenger (story)
 1951 Lorna Doone (adaptation)
 1951 Valentino (screenplay) / (story "Valentino As I Knew Him")
 1950 Rogues of Sherwood Forest (screen play)
 1948 Walk a Crooked Mile (screenplay)
 1947 Killer McCoy (story)
 1947 Fiesta
 1947 Little Mister Jim (screenplay)
 1946 The Return of Monte Cristo (screenplay)
 1946 Two Years Before the Mast (screenplay)
 1945 Keep Your Powder Dry (original screenplay)
 1943 Salute to the Marines (screenplay)
 1942 Stand by for Action (screenplay)
 1942 Miss Annie Rooney (original screenplay)
 1942 A Gentleman After Dark (screenplay)
 1941 The Corsican Brothers (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1941 Western Union (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1940 The Son of Monte Cristo (screenplay)
 1940 Kit Carson (original screenplay)
 1939 The Man in the Iron Mask (screenplay)
 1939 King of the Turf (original screenplay)
 1938 The Duke of West Point (screenplay) / (story)
 1938 The Crowd Roars (screenplay) / (story)
 1937 Navy Blue and Gold (book) / (screenplay)
 1937 She's No Lady (screenplay)
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Novel: "Navy Blue and Gold". NOTE: Filmed as Navy Blue and Gold (1937). See more »
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Trivia:

Hollywood screenwriter of action films in the 1930s and '40s, a former pilot. He began writing in the 1920s and became noted for his aerial war stories (as well as crime stories) for pulp fiction magazines. A radio show, "George Bruce's Air Stories of the World War", was also broadcast around 1932.

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