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Rupert Hughes (1872–1956)

Rupert Hughes was born on January 31, 1872 in Lancaster, Missouri, USA as Rupert Raleigh Hughes. He was a writer and director, known for Souls for Sale (1923), Tess of the Storm Country (1932) and Miss Fane's Baby Is Stolen (1934). He was married to Patterson Dial, Mrs. Rupert Hughes and Agnes Wheeler Hedge. He died on September 9, 1956 in ... See full bio »

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Souls for Sale
Come on Over
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 1960 Tess of the Storm Country (dramatization)
 1952 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (story "Ambush" - 1 episode)
- Brigadier (1952) ... (story "Ambush")
 1951 FBI Girl (based on a story by)
 1951 Fingerprints Don't Lie (based on a story by)
 1936 The President's Mystery (story)
 1936 It Had to Happen (story "Canavan, The Man Who Had His Way")
 1934 Miss Fane's Baby Is Stolen (novel) / (story "Kidnapt")
 1933 Tillie and Gus (adapted from a story by)
 1932 Tess of the Storm Country (play) / (screenplay)
 1932 No One Man (novel "No One Man")
 1931 The Silent Partner (Short) (written by)
 1931 Ladies' Man (story)
 1929 She Goes to War (story)
 1929 Girl on the Barge (story)
 1929 China Slaver (story)
 1928 The Dancing Town (Short) (writer)
 1927 The Patent Leather Kid (story)
 1926 Old Ironsides (titles)
 1926 Money Talks (story)
 1926 The Sea Beast (title writer - uncredited)
 1925 Don't (story "Don't You Care!")
 1925 Excuse Me (play) / (screenplay)
 1924 True As Steel (screenplay) / (story)
 1923 Reno (writer)
 1923 Souls for Sale (adapted by) / (serial novel: Red Book)
 1923 Look Your Best (screenplay) / (story)
 1923 Gimme (story)
 1922 Remembrance
 1922 Come on Over (screenplay) / (story)
 1921 From the Ground Up (adaptation - story)
 1921 Dangerous Curve Ahead (story)
 1921 The Old Nest (screenplay) / (story)
 1920 Scratch My Back (scenario) / (story)
 1920 The Cup of Fury (novel)
 1919 The Unpardonable Sin (novel)
 1918 Johanna Enlists (story "The Mobilizing of Johanna")
 1918 We Can't Have Everything (novel)
 1918 Empty Pockets (novel)
 1918 The Ghosts of Yesterday (play "Two Women")
 1917 His Mother's Boy (story "Where Life Is Marked Down")
 1916 The Old Folks at Home (story)
 1916 Gloria's Romance (story and scenario)
 1916 What Will People Say? (novel)
 1915 Excuse Me (play)
 1915 Graft (story)
 1915 The Danger Signal (story "Canavan, the Man Who Had His Way")
 1915 The Bigger Man (play "The Bridge")
 1915 All for a Girl (Short) (play)
 1915 Out of the Ruins (Short) (story "Miss 318 and Mr. 37")
 1914 The Man That Might Have Been (Short) (story)
 1914 His Wife and His Work (Short) (story)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Tess of the Storm Country" (filmed as Tess of the Storm Country (1932), Tess of the Storm Country (1960)). See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on film critics] We movie people should not be afraid of what people will say of our work. We should not allow a word or a theory to drive us into anything or away from anything without some strong inner reason. Most of all, we should not be afraid of popularity and of financial success. To have pleased millions of people with comedy, pathos or a well constructed story is to have done a glorious... See more »


Informally adopted the children of his second wife (Mrs. Rupert Hughes). See more »

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