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Dorothy Yost (1899–1967)


Sister of writer Robert Yost. See more trivia »

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The Gay Divorcee
Alice Adams
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 1966 Smoky (1946 screenplay)
 1954 Annie Oakley (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bull's Eye (1954) ... (writer)
 1953 Saginaw Trail (screenplay) / (story)
 1949 The Cowboy and the Indians (writer)
 1949 The Big Cat (screenplay)
 1948 Loaded Pistols (screenplay) / (story)
 1948 The Strawberry Roan (screenplay)
 1946 Smoky (screenplay)
 1945 Thunderhead - Son of Flicka (screenplay)
 1941 Blossoms in the Dust (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1940 Hullabaloo (contributing writer - uncredited) / (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1940 Sporting Blood (screen play)
 1940 Forty Little Mothers (screen play)
 1939 Bad Little Angel (screenplay)
 1939 Blackmail (story)
 1939 Four Girls in White (screen play)
 1937 There Goes the Groom (screen play)
 1937 Too Many Wives (screenplay)
 1937 Racing Lady (screen play)
 1936 That Girl from Paris (screenplay)
 1936 Swing Time (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1936 M'Liss (screen play)
 1936 Bunker Bean (screen play)
 1936 Murder on a Bridle Path (screen play by)
 1936 Follow the Fleet (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1935 Seven Keys to Baldpate (dialogue - uncredited)
 1935 Freckles
 1935 Alice Adams (screen play)
 1935 A Dog of Flanders (adaptation)
 1935 Laddie
 1935 Roberta (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1935 The Lottery Lover (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1934 The Gay Divorcee (screen play)
 1933 Hello, Everybody! (screenplay)
 1930 What Men Want (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1930 The Sea Bat (story)
 1928 The Little Yellow House (writer)
 1928 The Devil's Trademark (writer)
 1928 Freckles (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1928 Wallflowers (writer)
 1928 Fangs of the Wild (story)
 1927 Little Mickey Grogan (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1927 The Harvester
 1927 Judgment of the Hills (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1927 Mother (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1927 Moulders of Men (continuity)
 1927 Hills of Kentucky (story)
 1926 The Millionaire Policeman (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1925 She Wolves
 1925 The Hunted Woman (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1924 Romance Ranch
 1924 Traffic in Hearts (story)
 1923 Kentucky Days (scenario)
 1923 When Odds Are Even (screenplay) / (story)
 1922 Youth Must Have Love (screenplay) / (story)
 1922 The New Teacher (adaptation)
 1922 Little Miss Smiles (scenario)
 1921 Jackie (scenario)
 1921 Queenie
 1921 Lovetime
 1920 For the Soul of Rafael (scenario)
 1920 Smoldering Embers (scenario)
 1920 Flames of the Flesh (scenario)

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American screenwriter, in films from 1920. After much free-lance work, joined RKO (1934 to 1938). A specialist at scripting westerns and films involving animals (Ranger the Dog, Rin-Tin-Tin, Thunderhead etc.), she also turned out a number of memorable comedies, ( Alice Adams (1935) comes to mind) and worked on four of the Astaire-Rogers musicals beginning with The Gay Divorcee (1934). See more »

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