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George Hively (I) (1889–1950)


Prolific writer of silent screen western screenplays, including twelve early John Ford efforts. During the sound era, he became a noted editor, under contract to MGM 1926-1932, RKO 1933-41 and again back at MGM, 1943-45. See more trivia »

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Thieves' Gold
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The Great Air Robbery
Down But Not Out


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 1927 The Western Rover (screenplay - as George C. Hively) / (story - as George C. Hively)
 1927 The Rambling Ranger (story and scenario)
 1926 Coming Back (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1926 Looking for Trouble (scenario - as George C. Hively)
 1926 The Call of Hazard (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1926 The Grey Vulture (story)
 1925 Pals (scenario)
 1925 Three in Exile (story)
 1925 Ridin' Pretty (screenplay) / (story)
 1925 The Rattler (Short)
 1924 The Broken Law (scenario)
 1924 The Passing of Wolf MacLean (scenario)
 1924 His Own Law
 1923 Men in the Raw (scenario)
 1923 Where Is This West? (as George C. Hively)
 1923 McGuire of the Mounted (screenplay) / (story)
 1923 The Phantom Fortune (writer)
 1923 Flames of Passion (Short) (writer)
 1923 The Flash (story)
 1922 The Altar Stairs (scenario)
 1922 Don't Shoot
 1922 Ridin' Through (Short) (story & screenplay)
 1922 The Black Bag
 1922 The Bearcat (scenario)
 1921 Go Straight
 1921 Luring Lips
 1920 Cinders (Short) (scenario)
 1920 The Dragon's Net (screenplay)
 1920 Red Hot Trail (Short) (scenario)
 1920 Under Sentence (Short)
 1920 The Gun Game (Short)
 1920 The Moon Riders (story & scenario)
 1920 One He Man (Short) (story)
 1920 When the Cougar Called (Short) (scenario)
 1920 The Rattler's Hiss (Short)
 1919 The Great Air Robbery (screenplay) / (story)
 1919 Tempest Cody Turns the Tables (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1919 Tempest Cody Bucks the Trust (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1919 Winning a Bride (Short) (scenario)
 1919 Tempest Cody Plays Detective (Short) (scenario)
 1919 Tempest Cody's Man Hunt (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1919 Tempest Cody Rides Wild (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1919 Tempest Cody Flirts with Death (Short) (scenario)
 1919 Tempest Cody Hits the Trail (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1919 Ace of the Saddle (writer)
 1919 For Life (Short) (scenario)
 1919 Cyclone Smith's Partner (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1919 Down But Not Out (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1919 The Missing Bullet (Short) (scenario)
 1919 Cyclone Smith Plays Trumps (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1919 Cyclone Smith's Comeback (Short) (writer)
 1919 The Wild Rider (Short) (scenario)
 1919 A Phantom Fugitive (Short) (scenario)
 1919 A Prisoner for Life (Short) (scenario)
 1919 The Rustlers (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1919 The Flip of a Coin (Short) (scenario)
 1919 The Fighting Brothers (Short) (writer)
 1919 The Canyon Mystery (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1919 The Black Horse Bandit (Short) (scenario)
 1918 Deuce Duncan (writer)
 1918 Under False Pretenses (Short) (writer)
 1918 A Woman's Fool (scenario)
 1918 The Scarlet Drop (scenario)
 1918 Thieves' Gold (scenario) / (screenplay)
 1918 Wild Women (writer)
 1918 The Phantom Riders (writer)
 1917 Bucking Broadway (story)
 1917 The End of the Run (Short) (scenario)
 1917 A Marked Man (scenario)
 1917 The Lion's Lair (Short) (scenario)
 1917 The Secret Man (story)
 1917 The Dynamite Special (Short) (scenario)
 1917 The Texas Sphinx (Short) (scenario)
 1917 A Perilous Leap (Short) (scenario)
 1917 Straight Shooting (story)
 1917 Squaring It (Short) (scenario)
 1917 The Soul Herder (Short)
 1917 Six-Shooter Justice (Short) (scenario)
 1917 Double Suspicion (Short) (scenario)
 1917 The Golden Bullet (Short) (scenario)
 1917 Number 10, Westbound (Short) (scenario)
 1917 The Devil's Pay Day (story "The Toll of Vengeance")
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