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J. Walter Ruben (1899–1942)

J. Walter Ruben was born on August 14, 1899 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and director, known for The Roadhouse Murder (1932), Bachelor Apartment (1931) and The Last Outlaw (1927). He was married to Virginia Bruce and Jane. He died on August 16, 1942 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Roadhouse Murder
(1932)
Bachelor Apartment
(1931)
The Last Outlaw
(1927)

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 1942 The Fleet's In (based on a story by)
 1941 The Getaway (story)
 1937 The Bad Man of Brimstone (story)
 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry (original story)
 1935 Public Hero #1 (story)
 1933 Racetrack (story)
 1932 The Phantom of Crestwood (from a story by)
 1932 The Roadhouse Murder (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1932 Symphony of Six Million (screenplay and dialogue)
 1931 High Stakes
 1931 Bachelor Apartment (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1931 Behind Office Doors (adaptation and dialogue - uncredited)
 1931 The Royal Bed (screenplay)
 1930 Check and Double Check (adaptation & continuity)
 1930 She's My Weakness (screen play)
 1930 Shooting Straight (screenplay)
 1930 Lovin' the Ladies (adapted for the screen by)
 1929 Dance Hall (screenplay)
 1929 The Marriage Playground (screenplay)
 1929 Jazz Heaven (screen play)
 1929 Stairs of Sand (adaptation)
 1929 Sunset Pass (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1929 The Love Doctor (adaptation)
 1928 Avalanche (writer)
 1928 The Fleet's In (screenplay) / (story)
 1928 The Vanishing Pioneer (writer)
 1928 Fools for Luck (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1928 Under the Tonto Rim (screenplay)
 1927 Open Range
 1927 Shootin' Irons (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1927 The Last Outlaw (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1926 Golf Widows (Short)
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A graduate of Columbia University, he worked briefly as a stage actor, publicity flack and vaudeville gag writer before becoming a regional distributor for the newly formed MGM in 1924. He graduated to screenwriting in 1927, to directing in 1931, and later became a producer.. See more »

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