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Walter DeLeon (1884–1947)

Walter DeLeon was born on May 3, 1884 in Oakland, California, USA as Walter Raymond De Leon. He was a writer and actor, known for The Cat and the Canary (1939), The Princess Comes Across (1936) and The Time of Their Lives (1946). He was married to Muggins Davies. He died on August 1, 1947 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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 1953 Scared Stiff (screenplay)
 1946 The Time of Their Lives (original screenplay - as Walter De Leon)
 1946 Little Giant (screenplay - as Walter De Leon)
 1945 Hold That Blonde! (screenplay)
 1945 Out of This World (screenplay)
 1945 Delightfully Dangerous (adaptation)
 1944 Rainbow Island (screenplay)
 1943 Riding High (screenplay)
 1943 Happy Go Lucky (writer)
 1942 The Fleet's In (screenplay)
 1941 Kisses for Breakfast (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1941 Pot o' Gold (screenplay - as Walter De Leon)
 1940 Tugboat Annie Sails Again (original screen play)
 1940 The Man Who Talked Too Much (screenplay)
 1940 The Ghost Breakers (screen play)
 1940 Broadway Melody of 1940 (uncredited)
 1939 The Cat and the Canary (screenplay)
 1939 The Star Maker (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1939 Union Pacific (screen play)
 1939 Zenobia (original story - as Walter De Leon)
 1938 College Swing (screenplay)
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938 (screen play)
 1937 Waikiki Wedding (screen play)
 1937 Swing High, Swing Low (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1936 College Holiday (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1936 The Big Broadcast of 1937 (screenplay)
 1936 Rhythm on the Range (screenplay)
 1936 The Princess Comes Across (screen play)
 1936 Collegiate
 1936 Strike Me Pink (adaptation and screen play)
 1935 The Big Broadcast of 1936 (screenplay)
 1935 Ruggles of Red Gap (screenplay)
 1934 College Rhythm (screenplay)
 1934 The Old Fashioned Way (contributing to treatment - uncredited)
 1934 You're Telling Me! (screen play)
 1934 Six of a Kind (screen play)
 1933 Tillie and Gus (screen play)
 1933 Her Bodyguard (screenplay)
 1933 International House (screen play)
 1933 A Lady's Profession (screenplay)
 1932 Hold 'Em Jail (screen play)
 1932 Make Me a Star (screen play - as Walter De Leon)
 1932 Girl Crazy (dialogue - as Walter deLeon)
 1932 A Fool's Advice (screenplay)
 1932 Union Depot (screen play)
 1931 Local Boy Makes Good (contributor to screenplay - uncredited)
 1931 The Spirit of Notre Dame (additional dialogue)
 1931 The Big Gamble (screen play - as Walter De Leon)
 1931 A Shotgun Wedding (Short)
 1931 Meet the Wife (screenplay)
 1931 Bride and Gloomy (Short) (dialogue)
 1931 Lonely Wives (story and dialogue - as Walter De Leon)
 1930 Don't Leave Home (Short)
 1930/I Big Money (dialogue) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1930 Won by a Neck (Short) (dialogue)
 1930 Night Work (scenario - uncredited) / (story)
 1929 Red Hot Rhythm (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1929 Big News (adaptation and dialogue)
 1929 The Sophomore (dialogue)
 1929/II What a Day! (Short)
 1926 Upstage (story)
 1924 Born Rich (titles)
 1921/II School Days
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Stage Play: Lollipop. Musical comedy. Music by Vincent Youmans. Book by Zelda Sears. Lyrics by Zelda Sears and Walter De Leon. Musical Director: Russell Tarbox. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Directed by Ira Hards. Knickerbocker Theatre: 21 Jan 1924- 31 May 1924 (152 performances). Cast: Connie Aldis (as "Ensemble"), Adora ... See more »

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Hollywood comedy screenwriter who for years performed on the vaudeville stage with his wife Mary (Muggins Davies).

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