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Bruce Manning (I) (1902–1965)

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Roaming Lady
Roaming Lady Writer
So Goes My Love
Eight Bells
Eight Bells Writer


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 1957 Spoilers of the Forest (written by)
 1956 Never Say Goodbye (earlier screenplay)
 1956 Flame of the Islands (screenplay)
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode)
- Appointment for Love (1955) ... (original screenplay)
 1954 Jubilee Trail (screenplay)
 1952 Hoodlum Empire (screenplay)
 1951 Payment on Demand (written by)
 1949 Bride for Sale (screenplay)
 1949 That Midnight Kiss (screenplay)
 1946 So Goes My Love (screenplay)
 1945 This Love of Ours (screenplay)
 1945 Guest Wife (original screenplay)
 1942 Broadway (adaptation)
 1941 Appointment for Love (screenplay)
 1941 Back Street (screen play)
 1940 Spring Parade (screenplay)
 1939 First Love (screenplay)
 1939 Three Smart Girls Grow Up (original screenplay)
 1938 Service de Luxe (story)
 1938 That Certain Age (screenplay)
 1938 The Rage of Paris (original story and screenplay)
 1938 Mad About Music (screen play)
 1937 A Girl with Ideas (screenplay)
 1937 One Hundred Men and a Girl (original screen play)
 1937 Let Them Live
 1937 We Have Our Moments (screenplay)
 1936 Counterfeit (screenplay)
 1936 Roaming Lady (story)
 1936 Devil's Squadron (screenplay)
 1935 Grand Exit
 1935 After the Dance (additional dialogue - uncredited)
 1935 Party Wire (from the novel by)
 1935 Eight Bells (screenplay)
 1935 The Best Man Wins (screenplay)
 1934 Private Scandal (story "In Conference")
 1934 The Ninth Guest (novel: The invisible Host)
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Novel (w/Gwen Bristow): "Two and Two Make Twenty-Two". See more »

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American novelist, who worked in collaboration with his wife Gwen Bristow. He was signed as a screenwriter by RKO in 1933 on the strength of their mystery novel, "The Invisible Host" (subsequently filmed as "The Ninth Guest"). He had a lengthier stint with Universal from 1936 to 1942, by which time Manning and Bristow had settled in California on a permanent basis.

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