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Emmet Lavery (1902–1986)

Emmet Lavery was born on November 8, 1902 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Emmet Godfrey Lavery. He was a writer and actor, known for The Magnificent Yankee (1950), The First Legion (1951) and The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955). He was married to Genevieve E. Drislane. He died on January 1, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1999 Dialogues des Carmélites (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1984 Dialogues of the Carmelites (TV Movie)
 1975 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Prairie Lawyer (1975) ... (story)
 1965 The Magnificent Yankee (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Die erste Legion (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Mr. Novak (TV Series) (teleplay by - 1 episode)
- The Song of Songs (1964) ... (teleplay by)
  Going My Way (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1962 - 1963) (story - 1 episode, 1963) (writer - 1 episode, 1962) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1962)
- Run, Robin, Run (1963) ... (story - written by)
- Don't Forget to Say Goodbye (1963) ... (written by)
- A Saint for Momma (1962) ... (writer)
- A Dog for Father Fitz (1962) ... (written by)
- Back to Ballymora (1962) ... (teleplay)
 1962 Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Roaring Boy-O (1962) ... (story)
 1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Caesar and Cleopatra (1959) ... (teleplay)
 1957 Monsignores große Stunde (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot (Short) (original screenplay)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Brief Music (1956) ... (play)
 1955 The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (story and screenplay)
 1955 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1953 Bright Road (screenplay)
 1951 The First Legion (play) / (screenplay)
 1950 The Magnificent Yankee (play) / (screenplay)
 1950 Guilty of Treason (screenplay) / (story)
 1946 Night in Paradise (adaptation)
 1943 Behind the Rising Sun (original screenplay)
 1943 Forever and a Day (writer)
 1943 Hitler's Children (screenplay)
 1942 Army Surgeon (screenplay)
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Stage Play: The First Legion. Drama. Written by Emmett Lavery. Directed by Anthony Brown. 46th Street Theatre: 1 Oct 1934- Jan 1935 (closing date unknown/112 performances). Cast: Lester Atwell (as "Novices and Choir"), Robert Barrett (as "Novices and Choir"), Charles Coburn (as "Rev. Edward Quarterman, S.J."), Charles Danforth (as "Novices... See more »
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American playwright and screenwriter, the latter usually in collaboration with others. In Hollywood during the 1950's at RKO, Universal and MGM after having failed to get elected to Congress in 1946. See more »

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