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Kay Van Riper (1907–1948)

Kay Van Riper was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1908. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in education. She relocated to Los Angeles in 1929 and began writing for and acting in local radio programs. After recuperating from a car accident, she went to work for MGM in the late 1930s as a scriptwriter, with her first ... See full bio »

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Kathleen Writer
Lady Be Good Writer
Babes in Arms Writer


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 1946 The Harvey Girls (additional dialogue)
 1941 Kathleen (based on a story by)
 1941 Lady Be Good (screen play)
 1940 Strike Up the Band (contributor to treatment and dialogue - uncredited)
 1939 Loews Christmas Greeting (the Hardy Family) (Short) (uncredited)
 1939 Babes in Arms (screen play)
 1939 Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (screen play)
 1939 The Hardys Ride High (original screenplay)
 1939 Blondie Meets the Boss (story)
 1938 Out West with the Hardys (writer)
 1938 Judge Hardy's Children (writer)
 1937 You're Only Young Once (original screenplay)
 1937 A Family Affair (screenplay)

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