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Billy K. Wells (1883–1956)

William "Billy" K. Wells wrote for stage, screen and radio and was remembered as a script writer on twelve "George White's Scandals" productions. Wells worked on musical comedies for the Broadway stage from 1919 to 1943, returning in 1953 with "John Murray Anderson's Almanac". Wells was born in New York City and died there seventy-two years later ... See full bio »

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On the Level
On the Level Writer
(1930)
Let's Go Places
(1930)
Big Boy
Big Boy Writer
(1930)
Side Show
Side Show Writer
(1931)

Filmography

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 1961 The Misery Merchants (Documentary short) (as William K. Wells)
 1953 Suspense (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sister (1953) ... (writer - as William K. Wells)
 1945 Ziegfeld Follies (written by - segment "Pay the Two Dollars", uncredited)
 1944 The Birth of a Star (Short) (story "Cupid Takes a Holiday")
 1938 Winner Lose All (Short) (writer)
 1938 Pardon My Accident (Short) (writer)
 1938 Cactus Caballeros (Short) (writer)
 1938 Cupid Takes a Holiday (Short) (writer)
 1938 The Miss They Missed (Short) (writer)
 1938 Getting an Eyeful (Short) (story)
 1937 The Smart Way (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1937 The Affairs of Pierre (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 Sleepless Hollow (Short) (screenplay)
 1934 Brides of Sulu (narrative - as WM K. Wells)
 1933 Meet the Baron (dialogue - as William K. Wells)
 1931 Side Show (by - as William K. Wells)
 1931 Gold Dust Gertie (screenplay - as William K. Wells)
 1931 Sit Tight (screen play & dialogue - as William K. Wells)
 1931 Discovered (Short) (as William K. Wells)
 1931 Other Men's Women (dialogue - as William K. Wells)
 1930 Captain Thunder (dialogue - as William K. Wells)
 1930 The Cohens and the Kellys in Africa (dialogue - as William K. Wells) / (screenplay - as William K. Wells)
 1930 Follow the Leader (play "Manhattan Mary" - as William K. Wells)
 1930 Big Boy (screen play & dialogue by - as William K. Wells)
 1930 Accidents Will Happen (Short) (story - as William K. Wells)
 1930 On the Level (screenplay - as William K. Wells) / (story - as William K. Wells)
 1930 New Movietone Follies of 1930 (dialogue - as William K. Wells) / (scenario - as William K. Wells) / (story - as William K. Wells)
 1930 Puttin' on the Ritz (dialogue - as William K. Wells)
 1930 Let's Go Places (dialogue - as William K. Wells) / (scenario - as William K. Wells)
 1929 Hot for Paris (dialogue - as William K. Wells)
 1929 Big Time (dialogue - as William K. Wells)
 1929 The Cock-Eyed World (dialogue - as William K. Wells)
 1929 Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 (dialogue - as William K. Wells)
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Stage Play: George White's Scandals [1928]. Musical revue. Music by Ray Henderson. Lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva and Lew Brown. Book by George White and Billy K. Wells. Musical Direction by William Daly. Featuring songs by Ballard MacDonald, Dave Dreyer, Ted Fio Rito, Abel Baer [final Broadway credit], J. Fred Coots and Neil Moret. Featuring ... See more »

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WM K. Wells | William K. Wells
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