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Robert Carson (VI) (1909–1983)

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His wife Mary Jane Irving was a child star in silent films. See more trivia »

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Filmography

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 1976 A Star Is Born (1937 story)
 1964 Advance to the Rear (uncredited)
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Home on the Range (1958) ... (story)
 1955-1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Love Came Late (1957) ... (story)
- War and Peace on the Range (1955) ... (story)
 1957 Action of the Tiger (screenplay)
 1956 Bundle of Joy (screen play)
 1955 Ain't Misbehavin' (story)
 1954 A Star Is Born (1937 screenplay, 1937 story)
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Return to Alsace (1953) ... (writer)
 1952 Just for You
 1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1951 The Groom Wore Spurs (screenplay - uncredited) / (story "Legal Bride")
 1951 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Star Is Born (1951)
 1949 Once More, My Darling (screenplay) / (story "Come Be My Love")
 1948 You Gotta Stay Happy (story)
 1946 Perilous Holiday (novel)
 1945 Bedside Manner (story)
 1943 The Desperadoes (screenplay)
 1942 Across the Pacific (serial "Aloha Means Goodbye")
 1942 The Tuttles of Tahiti (screenplay)
 1941 Wild Geese Calling (contract writer - uncredited)
 1941 Western Union (screen play)
 1939 The Light That Failed (screen play)
 1939 Beau Geste (screen play)
 1938 Men with Wings (writer)
 1937 Nothing Sacred (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1937 The Last Gangster (original story)
 1937 A Star Is Born (from a story by) / (screen play)
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Book: "The Magic Lantern". See more »
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His wife Mary Jane Irving was a child star in silent films. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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