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John Monk Saunders (1895–1940)

John Monk Saunders was born on November 22, 1895 in Hinckley, Minnesota, USA. He was a writer and director, known for Wings (1927), The Last Flight (1931) and The Docks of New York (1928). He was married to Fay Wray and Avis Hughes. He died on March 11, 1940 in Ft. Myers, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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 1938 The Dawn Patrol (story)
 1938 The Hidden Menace (uncredited)
 1938 A Yank at Oxford (from an idea by)
 1935 I Found Stella Parish (from a story by)
 1935 West Point of the Air (from an original story by)
 1935 Devil Dogs of the Air (based on story by)
 1933 Ace of Aces (from the story by: "The Bird of Prey") / (screen play)
 1933 The Eagle and the Hawk (story "Death in the Morning")
 1931 The Last Flight (novel "Single Lady") / (screenplay)
 1931 The Finger Points (by) / (dialogue)
 1930 The Dawn Patrol (story "The Flight Commander")
 1929 She Goes to War (dialogue - titles)
 1928 The Docks of New York (suggested by "The Dock Walloper")
 1928 The Legion of the Condemned (writer)
 1927 Wings (story)
 1925 The Shock Punch (play)
 1925 Too Many Kisses (story "A Maker of Gestures")
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 1933 Hollywood on Parade No. B-5 (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "Romance", produced on Broadway. Comedy/drama. See more »

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on winning an Academy Award for _Cimarron (1930)_]: This is indeed a crazy business where I'm being sued for plagiarism on one hand and given the statuette for originality on the other.

Trivia:

Fay Wray's first husband and father of their daughter, Susan.

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