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Laurence Stallings (1894–1968)

Stallings was a Marine Captain who lost his leg fighting in WWI, and wrote "What Price Glory" about his deep anti-war feelings. The spirit of the play is subverted in the film adaptations. See full bio »

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 1986 Christmas Eve (TV Movie) (story)
 1957 A Farewell to Arms (play)
 1956 MGM Parade (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.24 (1956) ... (archive footage)
 1955 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bamboo Cross (1955) ... (writer)
 1953 The Sun Shines Bright (screenplay)
 1952 What Price Glory (play)
 1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Buccaneer (1951) ... (play)
 1949 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (screenplay)
 1948 3 Godfathers (screenplay)
 1948 On Our Merry Way (screenplay)
 1947 Christmas Eve (screenplay) / (story)
 1945 Salome Where She Danced (screenplay)
 1942 Thunder Birds [Soldiers of the Air] (contract writer - uncredited)
 1942 Jungle Book (adaptation)
 1940 Northwest Passage (screen play by)
 1940 The Man from Dakota (screenplay)
 1939 Stand Up and Fight (additional dialogue - uncredited)
 1938 Too Hot to Handle (screen play)
 1935 After Office Hours (from a story by)
 1935 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1934 The First World War (Documentary) (book)
 1933 Big Executive (writer)
 1933 Fast Workers (dialogue)
 1932 A Farewell to Arms (play - uncredited)
 1931 Women of All Nations (characters)
 1930 Way for a Sailor (scenario and dialogue by)
 1930 Billy the Kid (dialogue)
 1930 Song of the West (operetta Rainbow)
 1929/II Marianne
 1929 The Cock-Eyed World (story)
 1929/I Marianne (dialogue)
 1928 Show People (treatment)
 1926 Old Ironsides (story)
 1926 What Price Glory (play)
 1925 The Big Parade (screenplay - uncredited) / (story)

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Stage: Wrote (w/Maxwell Anderson) "The Buccaneer", produced on Broadway. Directed / produced by Arthur Hopkins. Plymouth Theatre: 2 Oct 1925-Oct 1925 (closing date unknown/20 performances). Cast: Claude Allister (as "Henry Marmion"), Gene Carvel (as "Lady Pierson"), Cecil Clovelly (as "James Townshend"), J. Colvin Dunn (as "Don ... See more »

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American playwright, screenwriter, lyricist, literary critic, journalist, novelist and photographer. His first job after leaving school was for the Royal Insurance Company of Atlanta. He later completed his education and graduated from Georgetown University, then worked for several New York newspapers, while at the same time writing plays and musicals. He was best known for his 1924 play "What ... See more »

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