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Harvey Gates (1889–1948)

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 1948 Racing Luck (original screenplay)
 1946 Below the Deadline (screenplay)
 1945 Northwest Trail (screenplay - as Harvey H. Gates)
 1945 Allotment Wives (screenplay - as Harvey H. Gates)
 1945 Divorce (screenplay - as Harvey H. Gates)
 1945 Mr. Muggs Rides Again (screenplay) / (story)
 1945 Docks of New York (screenplay)
 1943 Clancy Street Boys (screenplay)
 1942 'Neath Brooklyn Bridge (original story) / (screenplay)
 1942 Smart Alecks (original story - as Harvey H. Gates) / (screenplay - as Harvey H. Gates)
 1942 Let's Get Tough! (original story) / (screenplay)
 1942 The Corpse Vanishes (screenplay)
 1942 Black Dragons (original story) / (screenplay)
 1942 Mr. Wise Guy (screenplay)
 1941 Zis Boom Bah (original story) / (screenplay)
 1940 Men Without Souls (original story)
 1939 Meet Dr. Christian (original story) / (screenplay)
 1939 Fugitive at Large (screenplay)
 1939 Navy Secrets (screenplay)
 1937 Luck of Roaring Camp (screen adaptation)
 1937 Hollywood Party (Short) (uncredited)
 1937 When's Your Birthday? (adaptation)
 1936 Flying Hostess (screenplay)
 1936 The Voice of Bugle Ann (screen play)
 1935 O'Shaughnessy's Boy (story)
 1935 Manhattan Moon (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1935 Werewolf of London (adaptation - uncredited)
 1934 The Band Plays On (screenplay)
 1933 Queen Christina (uncredited)
 1933 The Mysterious Rider (screenplay)
 1932 The County Fair (screenplay) / (story)
 1931 Hell Divers (screen play)
 1931 The Sky Raiders (story)
 1930 What a Man (adaptation and scenario)
 1929 The Forward Pass (story)
 1929 Hearts in Exile (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1929 Say It with Songs (story)
 1929 Glad Rag Doll (story)
 1929 From Headquarters (scenario)
 1929 The Desert Song (screenplay)
 1929 The Redeeming Sin (adaptation)
 1929 Stark Mad (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1928 The Terror (writer)
 1928 The Midnight Taxi (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1928 Rinty of the Desert (scenario)
 1928 Across the Atlantic (scenario)
 1927 Brass Knuckles (story and scenario)
 1927 A Sailor's Sweetheart (scenario)
 1927 The Bush Leaguer (scenario)
 1927 The Black Diamond Express (scenario)
 1927 The Brute (scenario)
 1927 Heaven on Earth (screenplay) / (story)
 1926 The Barrier (scenario)
 1926 Driftin' Thru (scenario)
 1925 Paint and Powder (screenplay) / (story)
 1925 North of Nome (story)
 1925 The Bad Lands (scenario)
 1925 Silent Sanderson (adaptation)
 1925 Beyond the Border (adaptation)
 1925 The Crimson Runner (screenplay) / (story)
 1925 Soft Shoes (adaptation)
 1924 The Flaming Forties (scenario)
 1924 A Cafe in Cairo (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1924 One Glorious Night (story)
 1924 The Fighting Adventurer (scenario)
 1924 Fools Highway
 1924 The Breathless Moment (scenario) / (story)
 1923 The Chechahcos (titles - uncredited)
 1923 The Clean-Up (writer)
 1923 The Six-Fifty (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1923 Under the Border (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1923 Legally Dead (writer)
 1923 Skid Proof (scenario)
 1923 True Gold (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1923 Merry-Go-Round (story)
 1923 Sawdust (writer)
 1923 Smashing Barriers (scenario)
 1923 The Drug Traffic (writer)
 1922 Environment
 1922 Broad Daylight (screenplay) / (story)
 1922 Come Clean (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1922 At Large (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1922 Hurricane's Gal (story)
 1922 Two Men (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1922 Daring Dangers (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1922 Plain Grit (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1922 Seeing Red (Short) (scenario)
 1922 The Jaws of Steel (Short) (scenario)
 1922 Never Let Go (Short) (scenario)
 1922 Belle of Alaska (screenplay) / (story)
 1922 Headin' West (scenario) / (story)
 1921 A Daughter of the Law (scenario)
 1921 The Mysterious Pearl (scenario)
 1921 Red Courage (scenario)
 1921 Action (scenario)
 1921 The Sting of the Lash (story)
 1921 The Fighting Lover (scenario)
 1920 A Man from Nowhere (scenario)
 1920 Blue Streak McCoy (scenario)
 1920 Life's Twist (scenario)
 1920 The Fightin' Terror (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1920 Bought and Paid For (Short) (scenario)
 1920 Masked (Short) (story)
 1920 The Screaming Shadow (scenario)
 1920 The Luck of Geraldine Laird (scenario)
 1920 West Is Best (Short) (story)
 1919 Beckoning Roads (writer)
 1919 Lightning Bryce (scenario)
 1919 The Face in the Watch (Short) (story)
 1919 The Midnight Man (scenario)
 1919 A Western Wooing (Short) (story)
 1919 Temporary Alimony (Short) (story)
 1919 The Exquisite Thief (scenario)
 1919 The Sealed Envelope (scenario)
 1919 The Wicked Darling (writer)
 1918 The Wildcat of Paris (screenplay) / (story)
 1918 After the War (scenario)
 1918 A Broadway Scandal (story)
 1918 The Marriage Lie (writer)
 1918 A Rich Man's Darling (story)
 1918 The Wine Girl (story)
 1918 The Wife He Bought (scenario)
 1918 Madame Spy (scenario)
 1918 The Flames of Chance (scenario)
 1917 The Bull's Eye (story & scenario)
 1917 The Man from Montana (scenario)
 1917 Society's Driftwood (story)
 1917 Sands of Sacrifice (story)
 1917 The Edge of the Law (scenario)
 1917 The Web (Short) (scenario)
 1917 Her City Beau (Short) (scenario)
 1917 The Thief Maker (Short) (scenario)
 1917 The Hunted Man (Short) (scenario)
 1917 The Little Moccasins (Short) (story)
 1917 Chubby Takes a Hand (Short) (scenario)
 1917 The Grudge (Short) (scenario)
 1917 The Amazing Adventure (scenario)
 1917 Hell Morgan's Girl (story "The Wrong Side of Paradise")
 1917 The Fourth Witness (Short) (scenario)
 1917 The Daring Chance (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1917 A Slave of Fear (Short) (scenario)
 1917 The Whelp (Short) (scenario)
 1917 How to Be Happy Though Married (Short) (scenario)
 1917 The Red Stain (Short) (scenario)
 1916 Lost in Babylon (Short) (scenario)
 1916 The Lawyer's Secret (Short) (scenario)
 1916 The Mansard Mystery (Short) (scenario)
 1916 Stumbling (Short) (scenario)
 1916 Her Wedding Day (Short) (scenario)
 1916 The Masked Woman (Short) (scenario)
 1916 The Gold Band (Short) (scenario)
 1916 To Another Woman (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1916 High Speed (Short) (scenario)
 1916 The Heritage of Valor (Short) (scenario)
 1916 Triumph of Truth (Short)
 1916 The Call of the Past (Short) (scenario)
 1916 Along the Malibu (Short) (scenario)
 1916 The Finishing Touch (Short)
 1916 For the Love of a Girl (Short) (scenario)
 1916 Priscilla's Prisoner (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1916 Lee Blount Goes Home (Short) (scenario)
 1916 The Crimson Yoke (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1916 The Committee on Credentials (Short) (scenario)
 1916 Muggins (Short) (story)
 1916 The Jackals of a Great City (Short) (scenario)
 1916 The Three Godfathers (scenario)
 1916 Virginia (Short) (scenario)
 1916 The Leap (Short) (scenario)
 1916 Public Approval (Short) (scenario)
 1916 The League of the Future (Short) (scenario)
 1916 The One Woman (Short) (scenario)
 1916 The Eye of Horus (Short) (scenario)
 1916 A Beast of Society (Short) (scenario)
 1916 Three Fingered Jenny (Short) (scenario)
 1916 Her Defiance (Short) (scenario)
 1916 The Grey Sisterhood (Short) (scenario)
 1915 The Little Upstart (Short) (scenario)
 1915 As the Shadows Fall (Short) (scenario) / (story)
 1915 The Terrible Truth (Short) (story)
 1915 Lord John in New York (scenario)
 1915 The Connecting Link (Short) (scenario)
 1915 The Supreme Test (scenario)
 1915 Colorado (scenario)
 1915 Honor Thy Husband (Short)
 1915 The Measure of Leon Du Bray (Short) (story)
 1915 The Long Chance (scenario)
 1915 The Man from Argentina (Short) (story)
 1915 The Man in the Chair (Short) (scenario)
 1915 A Pure Gold Partner (Short) (scenario)
 1915 The Vengeance of Guido (Short) (story)
 1915 The Third Partner (Short) (story)
 1915 Every Man's Money (Short) (story)
 1915 For Professional Reasons (Short) (scenario)
 1915 Misjudged (Short) (scenario)
 1915 The Gopher (Short) (scenario)
 1915 According to Value (Short) (scenario)
 1915 Homage (Short) (scenario)
 1915 Her Rustic Hero (Short) (scenario)
 1915 The Advisor (Short) (scenario)
 1915 Eleven to One (Short)
 1915 At the Banquet Table (Short) (scenario)
 1914 When the World Was Silent (Short) (story)
 1914 Concentration (Short) (story)
 1914 His Father's House (Short) (story)
 1913 I Was Meant for You (Short) (story)
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Prolific scenarist, in Hollywood from 1913. Worked primarily on short features until 1920. With Warner Brothers, 1926-30, subsequently free-lance for several years. At Monogram from 1937 to 1946, turning out screenplays for 'quota quickies' for producer Sam Katzman, often featuring Leo Gorcey and the East Side Kids.

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