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Gene Towne (1904–1979)

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 1958 Yasamak hakkimdir (screenplay "You Only Live Once" - uncredited)
 1954 Top Banana (screen version - screen version)
 1940 Tom Brown's School Days (adaptation and screenplay)
 1939 Eternally Yours (original screenplay)
 1938 Joy of Living (screen play)
 1937 Stand-In (screen play)
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town (based on a story by)
 1937 History Is Made at Night (screen play)
 1937 You Only Live Once (screenplay)
 1935 Professional Soldier (contract writer - uncredited)
 1935 Mary Burns, Fugitive (original screenplay)
 1935 Grand Exit (story)
 1935 She Couldn't Take It (story)
 1935 This Is the Life (story)
 1935 The Girl Friend (story)
 1935 Every Night at Eight (screenplay)
 1935 Shanghai
 1934 The Personality Kid (based on a story by)
 1933 Broadway Thru a Keyhole (writer)
 1933 Bombshell (uncredited)
 1933 I Love That Man (writer)
 1933 Song of the Eagle (story)
 1932 Hypnotized
 1931 Good Sport (original story - uncredited)
 1931 Wrestling Swordfish (Documentary short)
 1931 Speed (Short) (uncredited)
 1931 Goldie (story and screenplay)
 1931 The Cowcatcher's Daughter (Short)
 1931 In Conference (Short) (uncredited)
 1931 Just a Bear (Short) (uncredited)
 1931 The Dog Doctor (Short)
 1931 The Bride's Mistake (Short)
 1931 A Poor Fish (Short)
 1930 Little Accident (adaptation)
 1930 Czar of Broadway (screenplay) / (story)
 1930 Strictly Modern (dialogue) / (scenario) / (story)
 1930 Loose Ankles (continuity & dialogue)
 1928 Outcast (titles)
 1928 Do Your Duty (titles)
 1928 The Butter and Egg Man (titles)
 1928 Lady Be Good (titles)
 1928 Ladies' Night in a Turkish Bath (adaptation)
 1928 Flying Romeos (titles)
 1927 The Life of Riley (titles)
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Hollywood screenwriter of the 1920's and 30's. Started as a title writer in silent cinema. He turned out many reliable lightweight scripts for comedies, romances and melodramas in the 1930's, especially under contract to Paramount and for Walter Wanger Productions. Essentially retired after 1940.

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