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Clyde Bruckman (1894–1955)

Had been out of work and was pretty much broke when he killed himself. He borrowed Buster Keaton's gun and after eating a meal that he could not pay for, shot himself. There are two stories; One says it was in the restroom of the cafe on Santa Monica Blvd, and the other story states he did it in the phone booth. His last real work was directing ... See full bio »

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 1999 The Bachelor (1925 screenplay "Seven Chances")
 1960 Stop! Look! and Laugh! (archive footage)
 1956 Husbands Beware (Short) (story)
 1955 Wham-Bam-Slam! (Short) (story)
 1954 Two April Fools (Short) (story)
 1954 Pals and Gals (Short) (story)
 1954 Tooting Tooters (Short) (original story)
 1953 Goof on the Roof (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1953 Up in Daisy's Penthouse (Short) (story)
 1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series) (writer - 15 episodes)
- Wife Wanted (1953) ... (writer)
- South of Dixie (1953) ... (writer)
- Public Enemies (1953) ... (writer)
- Private Eye (1953) ... (writer)
- From Bed to Worse (1953) ... (writer)
 1952 The Gink at the Sink (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1952 A Blissful Blunder (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1951 Knights of the Bath (Short) (gags and dialogue)
  The Buster Keaton Show (TV Series) (1 episode) (story - 1 episode)
- Buster in Training ... (story)
 1950 Three Hams on Rye (Short)
 1950 One Shivery Night (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 Hugs and Mugs (Short) (written by)
 1948 Tall, Dark and Gruesome (Short) (story and screenplay)
 1948 Pardon My Clutch (Short) (story & screenplay)
 1947 Rolling Down to Reno (Short) (story)
 1947 Wedlock Deadlock (Short) (story)
 1947 Should Husbands Marry? (Short) (story and screenplay)
 1947 Brideless Groom (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1947 Out West (Short) (story & screenplay)
 1947 Nervous Shakedown (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1947 Fright Night (Short) (story & screenplay)
 1946 Andy Plays Hookey (Short)
 1946 Three Little Pirates (Short) (story & screenplay)
 1946 Honeymoon Blues (Short)
 1946 Uncivil War Birds (Short) (story)
 1946 Beer Barrel Polecats (Short) (screenplay - archive footage, uncredited)
 1945 A Miner Affair (Short) (story)
 1945 The Naughty Nineties (uncredited)
 1945 Under Western Skies (screenplay)
 1945 She Gets Her Man (original screenplay)
 1944 In Society (additional comedy sequences - uncredited)
 1944 South of Dixie (screenplay)
 1944 The Yoke's on Me (Short) (story and screenplay)
 1944 Crazy Like a Fox (Short) (original screenplay)
 1944 Twilight on the Prairie (screenplay)
 1944 Moon Over Las Vegas (screenplay)
 1944 Weekend Pass
 1943 Swingtime Johnny (writer)
 1943 Pitchin' in the Kitchen (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1943 Dizzy Pilots (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1943 So's Your Uncle (writer)
 1943 Farmer for a Day (Short) (writer)
 1943 I Can Hardly Wait (Short) (story and screenplay)
 1943 Shot in the Escape (Short) (screenplay)
 1943 Honeymoon Lodge (screenplay)
 1943 Spook Louder (Short) (story and screenplay)
 1943 A Blitz on the Fritz (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1942 Sock-a-Bye Baby (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1942 Three Smart Saps (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1942 Olaf Laughs Last (Short)
 1942 Tireman, Spare My Tires (Short)
 1942 Groom and Bored (Short) (screenplay)
 1942 Blondie Goes to College (story)
 1942 Loco Boy Makes Good (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1941 She's Oil Mine (Short)
 1941 In the Sweet Pie and Pie (Short) (screenplay)
 1941 General Nuisance (Short) (screenplay)
 1941 I'll Never Heil Again (Short) (story and screenplay)
 1941 Yankee Doodle Andy (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1941 So Long Mr. Chumps (Short) (story and screenplay)
 1941 Fresh as a Freshman (Short)
 1940 The Spook Speaks (Short)
 1940 Pleased to Mitt You (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1940 From Nurse to Worse (Short) (screenplay)
 1940 The Taming of the Snood (Short)
 1940 Nutty But Nice (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1940 Boobs in the Woods (Short) (uncredited)
 1940 Pardon My Berth Marks (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1940 Rockin' Thru the Rockies (Short) (story & screenplay)
 1940 Nothing But Pleasure (Short)
 1940 You Nazty Spy! (Short) (story and screenplay)
 1939 Three Sappy People (Short) (original screenplay)
 1939 Mooching Through Georgia (Short) (original screenplay)
 1939 Pest from the West (Short) (writer)
 1938 Professor Beware (adaptation by)
 1937 He Done His Duty (Short) (original screenplay)
 1937 Cash and Carry (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1937 3 Dumb Clucks (Short) (screenplay)
 1937 Grips, Grunts and Groans (Short) (screenplay)
 1936 Whoops, I'm an Indian! (Short) (screenplay)
 1936 Half Shot Shooters (Short) (story and screenplay)
 1935 Three Little Beers (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1934 The Cat's-Paw (contributor to screenplay - uncredited)
 1933 The Big Fibber (Short) (writer)
 1933 Daddy Knows Best (Short) (writer)
 1933 Roadhouse Queen (Short) (writer)
 1933 Uncle Jake (Short) (original screenplay)
 1932 Movie Crazy (continuity)
 1930 Feet First (story)
 1929 Welcome Danger (story)
 1928 The Cameraman (story)
 1926 The General (written by)
 1926 For Heaven's Sake (story)
 1925 Keep Smiling (story)
 1925 Remember When? (Short)
 1925 Seven Chances (screen version - screen version)
 1925 Bashful Jim (Short)
 1924 The Navigator (story)
 1924 Sherlock Jr. (story)
 1923 Our Hospitality (scenario - uncredited) / (story) / (titles - uncredited)
 1923 Three Ages (story and titles)
 1923 Rouged Lips (titles)
 1923 Rob 'Em Good (Short) (scenario) / (story) / (titles)
 1919 Three in a Closet (Short) (story)
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His life could serve as a lesson on the evils of alcohol. In his prime in the 1920s he was arguably one of the best writers/gag men/directors in the business. His keen sense of comedy allowed him to easily shift between diverse assignments for Buster Keaton (co-directing The General (1926)), Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy and Harold Lloyd without missing a beat. However, by the early 1930s his ... See more »

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