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William Anthony McGuire (1881–1940)


As a playwright he never started writing the second act before the play went in rehearsal.

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 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- It's a Boy! (1952) ... (play)
 1941 Ziegfeld Girl (story)
 1940 Lillian Russell (screen play)
 1939 The Honeymoon's Over (play "Six Cylinder Love")
 1939 Risky Business (story "Okay America")
 1937 Rosalie (based on the play by - as Wm. Anthony McGuire) / (screen play written and produced by - as Wm. Anthony McGuire)
 1936 Suzy (uncredited)
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld (screenplay)
 1934 Embarrassing Moments (story - as Anthony McGuire)
 1934 Money Means Nothing (play "Cost of Living" - as Wm. Anthony McGuire)
 1934 Let's Be Ritzy (story)
 1934 I Believed in You (story)
 1933 King for a Night (story)
 1933 Roman Scandals (adapted for the screen by)
 1933 The Kiss Before the Mirror (screenplay)
 1933 Out All Night (screenplay)
 1932 The Kid from Spain (written for the screen by - as William Anthony McQuire)
 1932 Okay, America! (screenplay - as Wm. Anthony McGuire)
 1932 Disorderly Conduct (screenplay) / (story)
 1931 Skyline
 1931 ¿Conoces a tu mujer? (story "All Women Are Bad")
 1931 Six Cylinder Love (play)
 1931 All Women are Bad (story)
 1930 Whoopee! (story)
 1927 Twelve Miles Out (play)
 1926 Kid Boots (play)
 1926 Tin Gods (play)
 1923 Six Cylinder Love (play)
 1919 Playthings of Passion (story)
 1916/I Tangled Fates (story "Grubstake")
 1916 The Three Wise Men (Short) (scenario - as William A. McGuire)
 1916 The Devil, the Servant and the Man (Short) (earlier scenario)
 1916 Why Love Is Blind (Short) (scenario - as William A. McGuire)
 1915 The Sky Hunters (Short) (story - as W. Anthony McGuire)
 1913 The Three Wise Men (Short) (writer)
 1912 The Devil, the Servant and the Man (Short) (earlier scenario)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Directed (w/Ira Hards / produced / wrote "Twelve Miles Out", produced on Broadway. Melodrama/romance. Playhouse Theatre: 16 Nov 1925-Apr 1926 (closing date unknown/188 performances). Cast: Lance Burritt, F.H. Day, Mildred Florence, Gilbert Girard, Peter Chong Goe, Albert Hackett (as "Charles Raymond, or Chuck, Jane's brother"), ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Anthony McGuire | W. Anthony McGuire | W.M. Anthony McGuire | William A. McGuire | Wm. Anthony McGuire | William Anthony McQuire

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As a playwright he never started writing the second act before the play went in rehearsal.

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