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Robert E. Hopkins (1886–1966)


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 1949 Big Jack (treatment - uncredited)
 1944 Lost in a Harem (uncredited)
 1944 Rationing (uncredited)
 1937 Saratoga (original story and screen play - as Robert Hopkins)
 1937 Hollywood Party (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 San Francisco (from the story by - as Robert Hopkins)
 1935 The Perfect Gentleman (uncredited)
 1933 Christopher Bean (uncredited)
 1933 The Chief (writer)
 1933 Broadway to Hollywood (dialogue - uncredited)
 1933 What - No Beer? (original story)
 1931 Jackie Cooper's Birthday Party (Documentary short)
 1931 The Cuban Love Song (additional dialogue)
 1931 The Christmas Party (Short) (dialogue) / (skit)
 1931 Flying High (additional dialogue)
 1931 Sidewalks of New York (dialogue)
 1931 Politics (dialogue)
 1931 The Great Lover (uncredited)
 1931 Stepping Out
 1931 Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (additional dialogue)
 1931 Reducing (additional dialogue)
 1930 Baby Follies (Short) (writer - as Robert Hopkins)
 1930 Remote Control (dialogue - uncredited)
 1930 Love in the Rough (dialogue)
 1930 Way Out West (dialogue - uncredited)
 1930 The Florodora Girl (additional dialogue - as Robert Hopkins)
 1930 Caught Short
 1930 Children of Pleasure (uncredited)
 1930 Kiddie Revue (Short) (dialogue - as Robert Hopkins)
 1930 Chasing Rainbows (story "Road Show" - as Robert Hopkins)
 1929 The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (dialogue - as Robert Hopkins)
 1929 China Bound (titles - as Robert Hopkins)
 1929 Spite Marriage (titles - as Robert Hopkins)
 1929 All at Sea (titles)
 1928 Honeymoon (titles - as Robert Hopkins)
 1928 Shadows of the Night (titles - as Robert Hopkins)
 1928 Brotherly Love (titles)
 1928 The Baby Cyclone (titles)
 1928 Detectives (titles - as Robert Hopkins)
 1928 Circus Rookies (titles - as Robert Hopkins)
 1928 The Smart Set (titles - as Robert Hopkins)
 1928 Wickedness Preferred (titles - as Robert Hopkins)
 1928 The Law of the Range (titles)
 1927 The American Beauty (titles)
 1926 The Better 'Ole (titles - as Robert Hopkins)
 1926 So This Is Paris (titles - as Robert Hopkins)
 1926 The Carnival Girl (titles - as Robert Hopkins)
 1925 Old Clothes (titles)
 1925 The Speed Demon (titles)
 1925 One Year to Live (titles)
 1925 The Rag Man (titles - as Robert Hopkins)
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An irrepressible gag man, he supplied many of the wisecracks and put-downs that added fizz to MGM's Golden Age comedies. The screen images of Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy, William Powell and Myrna Loy all benefited from his usually uncredited verbal fireworks. See more »



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