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Robert Lord (I) (1900–1976)

Harvard graduate Robert Lord studied English literature and playwriting in George Pierce Baker's renowned Workshop 47. He subsequently put this training into practice as a story writer for the New Yorker. Before long, one of his contributions, The Lucky Horseshoe (1925), attracted the attention of Hollywood producers and motivated Lord to relocate... See full bio »

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Black Legion Writer
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 1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- One Way Passage (1957) ... (story)
 1940 'Til We Meet Again (from an original story by)
 1937 Black Legion (story)
 1936 Stage Struck (story)
 1936 The Singing Kid (story)
 1936 Colleen (story)
 1935 Dr. Socrates (screen play)
 1935 Page Miss Glory (screen play)
 1935 Gold Diggers of 1935 (story)
 1935 Bordertown (story)
 1934 Dames (story)
 1934 Housewife (story)
 1934 He Was Her Man (story)
 1934 Merry Wives of Reno (screenplay) / (story)
 1933 Convention City (screenplay)
 1933 Footlight Parade (story - uncredited)
 1933 Mary Stevens, M.D. (screen play)
 1933 Heroes for Sale (screen play)
 1933 The Little Giant (original screen play)
 1933 The Mind Reader (screen play)
 1933 Hard to Handle (screen play)
 1932 Frisco Jenny (screenplay)
 1932 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (adaptation)
 1932 The Conquerors (screen play)
 1932 You Said a Mouthful (screen play)
 1932 One Way Passage (based on a story by)
 1932 The Purchase Price (screen play)
 1932 Winner Take All (adaptation)
 1932 So Big! (adaptation)
 1932 Man Wanted (story)
 1932 It's Tough to Be Famous (adaptation)
 1932 Fireman, Save My Child! (adaptation) / (story)
 1931 Manhattan Parade (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1931 Local Boy Makes Good (adaptation)
 1931 Her Majesty, Love (screen play & dialogue)
 1931 The Ruling Voice (adaptation)
 1931 Five Star Final (adaptation)
 1931 The Reckless Hour (adaptation - uncredited)
 1931 Big Business Girl (screen adaptation)
 1931 The Finger Points (adaptation)
 1931 Little Caesar (uncredited)
 1930 Hold Everything (scenario)
 1930 She Couldn't Say No (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1929 The Aviator (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1929 The Sap (scenario)
 1929 So Long Letty (writer)
 1929 Gold Diggers of Broadway (story)
 1929 On with the Show! (scenario)
 1929 No Defense (scenario)
 1929 Hardboiled Rose (scenario)
 1929 Kid Gloves (screenplay) / (titles)
 1929 The Greyhound Limited (dialogue)
 1929 The Million Dollar Collar (dialogue) / (scenario) / (story)
 1928 My Man (scenario)
 1928 On Trial (scenario) / (titles)
 1928 Beware of Bachelors (scenario)
 1928 Beyond the Sierras (screenplay)
 1928 Women They Talk About (scenario)
 1928 Detectives (screenplay) / (story)
 1928 Five and Ten Cent Annie (scenario)
 1928 The Lion and the Mouse (scenario)
 1928 The Matinee Idol (from the story "Come Back to Aaron")
 1928 The Little Snob (scenario)
 1928 Powder My Back (writer)
 1927 If I Were Single (scenario) / (story)
 1927 A Reno Divorce (scenario)
 1927 The Swell-Head (story and scenario)
 1927 For Ladies Only (story and scenario)
 1926 Tony Runs Wild (scenario)
 1926 The Johnstown Flood (scenario) / (story)
 1925 The Lucky Horseshoe (story)
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(1974-75 season) Stage: Wrote "Well-Hung," performed in an American premiere production at the Trinity Repertory Company Theatre in Providence, RI. Adrian Hall was director. Eugene Lee was set designer. Betsy Potter was costume designer. See more »

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