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"Mozart in the Jungle" Season 4

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Cabin in the Sky
The Gay Falcon
The Sky's the Limit
Highways by Night


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 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Man with the Pointed Toes (1957) ... (writer)
 1949 The Great Lover (uncredited)
 1946 Lady Luck (screen play)
 1946 The Kid from Brooklyn (based on a play by)
 1943/I The Sky's the Limit (original screenplay)
 1943 Cabin in the Sky (based upon the book of the musical play by)
 1943 They Got Me Covered (additional dialogue)
 1942 Highways by Night (screenplay)
 1942 The Falcon Takes Over (screenplay)
 1942 A Date with the Falcon (screen play)
 1941 The Gay Falcon (screenplay)
 1940 The Golden Fleecing (based upon an original story by)
 1940 Millionaires in Prison (screenplay)
 1940 The Saint Takes Over (screen play)
 1940 Little Orvie
 1939 The Saint in London (screen play)
 1938 While New York Sleeps (story)
 1938 Down on the Farm (story)
 1938/II Keep Smiling (story)
 1938 International Settlement (story)
 1937 Checkers (screenplay) / (story)
 1937 Angel's Holiday (story)
 1937 Woman Chases Man (original story)
 1937 Step Lively, Jeeves! (screen play)
 1936 The Milky Way (from a play by)

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Stage Play: Blessed Event. Comedy. Written by Manuel Seff and Forrest Wilson. Directed by Harlan Thompson. Longacre Theatre: 12 Feb 1932- May 1932 (closing date unknown/115 performances). Cast: Jean Adair, Robert Allen, Matt Briiggs, Charles D. Brown, Ollie Burgoyne, Kenneth Dana, Herbert Duffy, George Greenberg, Allen Jenkins (as "Frankie... See more »

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