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Louis D. Lighton (1895–1963)


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Wings Writer
It Writer
Flesh and Blood
Boy of Mine
Boy of Mine Writer


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 1938 Test Pilot (uncredited)
 1927 Wings (screenplay)
 1927 It (screen play)
 1926 Fig Leaves
 1926 The Rainmaker (as Louis Duryea Lighton)
 1926 The Crown of Lies (as Louis Duryea Lighton)
 1925 Pleasure Buyers (adaptation)
 1925 His Secretary
 1925 Wandering Footsteps (as Louis Duryea Lighton)
 1925 Little Annie Rooney (adaptation - as Louis Lighton)
 1925 Ranger of the Big Pines (adaptation)
 1924 K - The Unknown (adaptation)
 1924 The Mine with the Iron Door (adaptation)
 1924 This Woman (as Louis Duryea Lighton)
 1924 Cornered (as Louis Duryea Lighton)
 1924 Daring Love
 1924 The Lullaby
 1923 Boy of Mine (screenplay) / (titles)
 1923 April Showers (screenplay) / (story)
 1923 The Virginian (writer)
 1923 Don't Marry for Money (writer)
 1923 Broken Hearts of Broadway (writer)
 1923 East Side - West Side (adaptation)
 1923 Penrod and Sam (writer)
 1923 An Old Sweetheart of Mine (adaptation)
 1923 The Woman of Bronze (as Louis Duryea Lighton)
 1922 Paid Back (story)
 1922 Flesh and Blood (scenario) / (story)
 1920 The Big Catch (Short) (story)
 1920 The Honor of the Range (Short) (story)
 1920 The Champion Liar (Short) (scenario)
 1920 The Lone Ranger (Short) (story)
 1920 The Tough Tenderfoot (Short) (story)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Louis Duryea Lighton | Louis Lighton

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[about Gary Cooper] Coop is never as quiet as you hear he is. He talks a good deal but isn't clever, and nobody ever remembers anything he's said. That doesn't matter so much, because he's a nice fellow and everyone likes to have him around.


After his military service, he joined his family in Hollywood. his father, W.R. Lighton, once a popular writer was trying to become a screenwriter after Will Rogers portrayed a rustic character named Billy Fortune Lighton created in "Water, Water, Everywhere"(1920). His father met with failure and soon died, but "Bud" met and married Hope Loring, a top screenwriter at Universal, and together they... See more »



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