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Willis Goldbeck (1898–1979)

A former journalist, Willis Goldbeck entered films as a screenwriter in the early 1920s. He wrote most of the "Dr. Kildare" series for MGM, starting with the first one, Young Dr. Kildare (1938), and directed several of them. Although he directed several more films after that--including one of Burt Lancaster's more enjoyable early swashbucklers, ... See full bio »

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 1962 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (screenplay)
 1960 Sergeant Rutledge (written by)
 1958 The Colossus of New York (story)
 1954 Cross-Up (screenplay)
 1953 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Trial Run (1953) ... (writer)
 1951 Ten Tall Men (story)
 1949 Johnny Holiday (screenplay)
 1942 Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant (original screenplay)
 1942 Calling Dr. Gillespie (screenplay)
 1942 Dr. Kildare's Victory (screen play)
 1941 Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (screen play)
 1941 The People vs. Dr. Kildare (screenplay)
 1940 Dr. Kildare's Crisis (screenplay) / (story)
 1940 Dr. Kildare Goes Home (based on an original story by) / (screen play)
 1940 Dr. Kildare's Strange Case (screenplay) / (story)
 1939 The Secret of Dr. Kildare (writer)
 1939 Calling Dr. Kildare (screen play)
 1938 Young Dr. Kildare (writer)
 1936 The Garden of Allah (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1936 Two in the Dark (screenplay - uncredited)
 1934 Wednesday's Child (screenplay)
 1934 Murder on the Blackboard (screenplay)
 1932 Penguin Pool Murder (screen play)
 1932 Freaks (screenplay)
 1929 Desert Nights (treatment by)
 1929 Wild Orchids (adaptation)
 1928 Lilac Time (adaptation)
 1928 Diamond Handcuffs (writer)
 1927 The Enemy
 1927 The Garden of Allah (scenario)
 1927 Convoy
 1926 Mare Nostrum (scenario)
 1924 Peter Pan (screenplay)
 1924 The Alaskan
 1924 Bluff
 1923 Scaramouche (adaptation - uncredited) / (scenario)
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