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Waldemar Young (1878–1938)

American screenwriter, of Mormon parentage. Young's first job was on the editorial staff of the Salt Lake Herald. He subsequently studied at Stanford University, but did not manage to attain a degree. Before entering the motion picture industry, he was engaged as a story writer and drama editor, respectively by the San Francisco Chronicle and the ... See full bio »

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 2002 London After Midnight (TV Movie) (1927 screenplay)
 1938 Test Pilot (screen play)
 1938 Man-Proof (screen play)
 1936 The Plainsman (screen play)
 1936 Poppy (screen play)
 1936 Desire (screenplay)
 1935 Peter Ibbetson (screenplay)
 1935 The Crusades (screen play)
 1935 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (screen play)
 1934 Cleopatra (screen play)
 1934 Men in White (screen play)
 1934 Come On, Marines! (uncredited)
 1933 A Bedtime Story (screenplay)
 1932 Island of Lost Souls (screenplay)
 1932 The Sign of the Cross (screen play)
 1932 Love Me Tonight (screen play)
 1932 Sinners in the Sun (screenplay)
 1932 Sky Bride (story)
 1932 The Miracle Man (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1931 Compromised (screenplay)
 1931 Penrod and Sam (screen play)
 1931 Chances (adaptation)
 1930 The Girl of the Golden West (screenplay)
 1930 Ladies Love Brutes (screenplay)
 1929 Sally (screen version)
 1929 Dear Vivian (Short) (scenario)
 1929 When Caesar Ran a Newspaper (Short) (story)
 1929 Where East Is East (adaptation by)
 1928 West of Zanzibar (adaptation)
 1928 The Big City (scenario)
 1927 London After Midnight (scenario)
 1927 The Unknown (scenario)
 1927 Women Love Diamonds (adaptation)
 1927 The Show (screen play)
 1926 The Flaming Forest (adaptation)
 1926 The Blackbird (screen play by)
 1925 The Mystic (adaptation)
 1925 The Unholy Three (scenario)
 1924 The Dixie Handicap (story)
 1924 Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall (adaptation)
 1924 Poisoned Paradise (story and scenario)
 1923 Salomy Jane
 1923 You Can't Fool Your Wife (story and scenario)
 1923 Java Head (story and adaptation)
 1922 Burning Sands (adaptation)
 1922 If You Believe It, It's So (scenario)
 1922 Our Leading Citizen (adaptation)
 1921 A Prince There Was (adaptation)
 1921 Cappy Ricks (adaptation)
 1921 Experience
 1921 The Off-Shore Pirate (adaptation)
 1920 The Girl in the Web (scenario)
 1920 The Inferior Sex (scenario)
 1920 Suds (scenario)
 1919 Bonnie Bonnie Lassie (story and scenario)
 1919 The Sundown Trail (scenario)
 1919 A Petal on the Current (scenario)
 1919 The Spitfire of Seville (scenario)
 1919 Pretty Smooth (scenario)
 1919 The Unpainted Woman (scenario)
 1919 The Fire Flingers (scenario)
 1919 The Light of Victory (scenario)
 1919 A Taste of Life (story and scenario)
 1919 The Little White Savage (scenario)
 1919 Them Eyes (Short) (scenario)
 1919 The Millionaire Pirate (scenario)
 1919 The Wicked Darling (scenario)
 1918 Fast Company (writer)
 1918 Brace Up (story and scenario)
 1918 The Flash of Fate (scenario)
 1918 New Love for Old (scenario)
 1917 The High Sign (scenario)
 1917 The Man Trap (story and scenario)
 1917 Flirting with Death (scenario) / (story)
 1917 A Stormy Knight (scenario)
 1917 The Show Down (scenario)
 1917 The Clean-Up (story and scenario)
 1917 The Car of Chance (story and scenario)
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