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Alfred A. Cohn (1880–1951)

Alfred Cohn moved to Cleveland, where he got a newspaper job. After getting married, he moved to Galveston, Texas, to run a newspaper. He then moved to Arizona, where he served as secretary to the constitutional convention of Arizona when it was admitted as a state in 1912. Eventually, he moved to Hollywood and began writing scripts, completing a ... See full bio »

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 1934 Here Comes the Navy (screenplay - uncredited)
 1934 Harold Teen (screenplay - as Al Cohn)
 1933 Son of a Sailor (screen play - as Al Cohn)
 1932 Me and My Gal (uncredited)
 1932 Mystery Ranch (as Al Cohn)
 1931 The Cisco Kid
 1931 A Holy Terror (adaptation)
 1930 Feet First (story - as Al Cohn)
 1930 Sweethearts on Parade (scenario - as Al Cohn) / (story - as Al Cohn)
 1930 Numbered Men (screen version & dialogue - as Al Cohn)
 1929 He Did His Best (Short) (adaptation)
 1929 Divorce Made Easy (writer)
 1929 Her Husband's Women (Short) (adaptation)
 1929 Dear Vivian (Short) (adaptation)
 1929 Oft in the Silly Night (Short) (adaptation)
 1929 Hot Lemonade (Short) (adaptation)
 1929 Meet the Missus (Short) (adaptation)
 1929 Music Hath Harms (Short) (scenario)
 1929 The Carnation Kid (screenplay) / (story)
 1929 The Melancholy Dame (Short) (adaptation)
 1928 The Last Warning (screenplay) / (story)
 1928 We Americans (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1928 The Cohens and the Kellys in Paris (screenplay) / (story)
 1927 The Gorilla (screenplay)
 1927 The Jazz Singer (adaptation)
 1927 The Cat and the Canary (adaptation) / (scenario)
 1927 Frisco Sally Levy (screenplay) / (story)
 1926 The Midnight Kiss (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1926 Flames (screenplay) / (story)
 1925 His People (adaptation) / (scenario) / (titles)
 1925 Private Affairs (screenplay) / (titles)
 1925 On the Threshold (adaptation)
 1924 Legend of Hollywood (screenplay) / (titles)
 1924 In Fast Company (story)
 1924 On Time (story - as Al Cohn)
 1924 Half-a-Dollar Bill (titles)
 1923 Fashion Row (titles)
 1923 The Drums of Jeopardy (titles)
 1923 The Unknown Purple (titles)
 1923 Jazzmania (titles)
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Alfred worked a number of different jobs, newspaper reporter, newspaper editor, magazine editor, publicist, customs collections and was at one time, head of the Los Angeles Police Department.

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