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Robert Buckner (1906–1989)

Robert Buckner was one of those individuals who flourished under the strictures of the studio system. He came to Hollywood highly qualified, holding degrees from the Universities of Virginia and Edinburgh and from the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris. His work history was also amazingly diverse. He had at one time been an English teacher, a courier, a... See full bio »


(age 83) in Guadalajara, Mexico

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

Known For

Yankee Doodle Dandy
Santa Fe Trail
Dodge City
Dodge City Writer
Love Me Tender


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 1970 Bonanza (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Gold Mine (1970) ... (writer)
  The Name of the Game (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1969) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1969)
- The Suntan Mob (1969) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1967 Return of the Gunfighter (screenplay) / (story)
 1966 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (novel "Starfire" - 2 episodes)
- Moon Pilot: Part 2 (1966) ... (novel "Starfire")
- Moon Pilot: Part 1 (1966) ... (novel "Starfire")
  The Wackiest Ship in the Army (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1966) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1966)
- The Lamb Who Hunted Wolves: Part 2 (1966) ... (story)
- The Lamb Who Hunted Wolves: Part 1 (1966) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1965 Burke's Law (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Balance of Terror (1965) ... (writer)
  The Rogues (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1964)
- Run for the Money (1965) ... (story)
- Fringe Benefits (1964) ... (writer)
 1962 Moon Pilot (story)
 1962 Dateline: San Francisco (TV Movie) (character)
  Hong Kong (TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes, 1960 - 1961) (writer - 4 episodes, 1960 - 1961)
- The Runaway (1961) ... (creator) / (writer)
- The Innocent Exile (1961) ... (creator)
- Love Honor and Perish (1961) ... (creator)
- The Woman in Grey (1961) ... (creator)
- Murder by Proxy (1961) ... (creator)
 1958 From Hell to Texas (screenplay)
 1956 Love Me Tender (screenplay)
 1956 Triple Deception (screenplay)
 1956 Safari (original story)
 1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- A Bell for Adano (1956) ... (writer)
- Twentieth Century (1956) ... (writer)
 1955 A Prize of Gold (screenplay)
 1953 The Man Behind the Gun (story)
 1952 When in Rome (story)
 1950 Deported (screenplay)
 1949 Free for All (original screenplay)
 1948 Rogues' Regiment (screenplay) / (story)
 1945 Confidential Agent (screenplay)
 1944 Roaring Guns (Short) (screenplay - uncredited)
 1943 The Desert Song (writer)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy (original story) / (screen play)
 1941 Dive Bomber (screen play)
 1940 Santa Fe Trail (original screenplay)
 1940 Knute Rockne All American (original screen play)
 1940 My Love Came Back (screen play)
 1940 Virginia City (original screen play)
 1939 Espionage Agent (from an original story by - as Robert Henry Buckner)
 1939 Angels Wash Their Faces (screenplay)
 1939 Dodge City (original screen play)
 1939 You Can't Get Away with Murder (screen play)
 1939 The Oklahoma Kid (screen play)
 1938 Comet Over Broadway (screen play)
 1938 Love, Honor and Behave (screen play)
 1938 Jezebel (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1938 Gold Is Where You Find It (screen play)
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Stage Play: The Primrose Path. Comedy. Written by Robert Buckner [final Broadway credit] and Walter Hart. Scenic Design by Cirker & Robbins. Costume Design by Helene Pons. Directed by George Abbott. Biltmore Theatre: 4 Jan 1939- May 1939 (closing date unknown/166 performances). Cast: Leslie Barrett (as "Davy Wallace"), Teresa Dale (as "A ... See more »

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Robert Henry Buckner

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