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Bradford Ropes (1905–1966)

Bradford Ropes worked as a dancer on Broadway and also wrote novels and screenplays in Hollywood, where he was in the early 40s a contract player for Republic. His best remembered work, the novel "42nd Street,", was made into a movie (he collaborated on the adaptation) and a very successful Broadway musical. See full bio »

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42nd Street
42nd Street Writer
Ridin' on a Rainbow
Stage Mother
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 1953 Man Against Crime (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Petite Larceny (1953) ... (writer)
 1952 The Hunter (TV Series)
 1950 The Arizona Cowboy (written by)
 1950 Belle of Old Mexico (screenplay) / (story)
 1949 Flame of Youth (uncredited)
 1947 Pirates of Monterey (story)
 1947 Buck Privates Come Home (story)
 1946 The Time of Their Lives (original screenplay)
 1946 Song of Arizona (story)
 1945 Why Girls Leave Home (screenplay)
 1945 Sunbonnet Sue (story)
 1945 Steppin' in Society (screenplay)
 1944 Nothing But Trouble (additional dialogue)
 1944 Swing in the Saddle (screenplay)
 1944 Cowboy and the Senorita (original story)
 1944 Hi, Good Lookin'! (screenplay)
 1944 Hands Across the Border (original screenplay)
 1943 Man from Music Mountain (screenplay)
 1942 Ice-Capades Revue (screenplay)
 1942 Joan of Ozark (additional dialogue)
 1942 Ship Ahoy (story)
 1942 True to the Army (screenplay)
 1941 Glamour Boy
 1941 Angels with Broken Wings (screenplay)
 1941 Ridin' on a Rainbow (screenplay) / (story)
 1940 Melody Ranch (original screenplay)
 1940 Hullabaloo (idea)
 1940 Hit Parade of 1941 (original screenplay)
 1940 Melody and Moonlight (screenplay)
 1940 Sing, Dance, Plenty Hot (story and screenplay)
 1940 Gaucho Serenade (original screenplay)
 1940 Rancho Grande (screenplay)
 1938 Lord Jeff (story)
 1937 Meet the Boy Friend (screenplay)
 1937 The Hit Parade (original story) / (screenplay)
 1937 Circus Girl (screenplay)
 1935 Hooray for Love (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1935 Go Into Your Dance (based on a story by) / (novel - uncredited)
 1933 Stage Mother (novel) / (screenplay)
 1933 42nd Street (based on the novel by)

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Novel: "42nd Street" (filmed as 42nd Street (1933))

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