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 1965 None But the Brave (screenplay)
 1964 A Distant Trumpet (screenplay)
 1961 Marines, Let's Go (screenplay by)
 1960 Bonanza (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Badge Without Honor (1960) ... (written by)
 1959 The FBI Story (screenplay)
 1958 The Deep Six (writer)
 1957 Band of Angels (screenplay)
 1956 Santiago
 1956 Serenade (screenplay)
 1956 Helen of Troy (screenplay)
 1955 The Sea Chase (screenplay)
 1954 King Richard and the Crusaders (screen play by)
 1953 So Big (writer)
 1953 The Man Behind the Gun (screenplay)
 1952 The Big Trees (screenplay)
 1951 Best of the Badmen (screenplay)
 1951 Fort Worth (written by)
 1950 Dallas (written by)
 1949 Colorado Territory (written by)
 1947 Tycoon (screenplay)
 1947 Sinbad, the Sailor (original story) / (screenplay)
 1945 This Man's Navy (uncredited)
 1943 Bombardier (screenplay) / (story)
 1942 Pittsburgh (additional dialogue)
 1942 The Navy Comes Through (adaptation)
 1942 Army Surgeon (story)
 1942 Powder Town (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1942 Four Jacks and a Jill (screenplay)
 1941 Parachute Battalion (original screenplay)
 1940 Too Many Girls (screen play)
 1940 Men Against the Sky (story)
 1939 Reno (screen play)
 1939 Three Sons (screen play)
 1939 The Saint Strikes Back (screenplay)
 1939 Twelve Crowded Hours (screen play)
 1939 The Great Man Votes (screen play)
 1939 Pacific Liner (screen play)
 1938 Next Time I Marry (screen play)
 1938 The Law West of Tombstone (screenplay)
 1937 Hitting a New High (screenplay)
 1937 Annapolis Salute (screenplay)
 1937 Flight from Glory (screen play)
 1937 The Toast of New York (screenplay)
 1937 The Outcasts of Poker Flat (screen play)
 1937 Sea Devils
 1937 We Who Are About to Die (screenplay)
 1936 Wanted! Jane Turner (screen play) / (story)
 1936 The Last Outlaw (screenplay)
 1936 Two in Revolt (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1936 Yellow Dust (screen play)
 1935 Another Face (screenplay)
 1935 Annie Oakley (screen play)
 1935 His Family Tree (screenplay)
 1935 A Dog of Flanders (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1935 Grand Old Girl (screen play)
 1934 West of the Pecos (screenplay)
 1934 Red Morning (by)
 1934 La Cucaracha (Short)
 1933 Little Women (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1929 The Big Diamond Robbery (screenplay - as John Stuart Twist)
 1929 The Yellowback (writer)
 1928 Blockade (story - as John Stuart Twist)
 1928 Tracked (story - as John Stuart Twist)
 1928 The Pinto Kid (story)
 1927 The Slingshot Kid (story)
 1927 Breed of Courage (story - as John Stuart Twist)
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American screenwriter. A specialist in B-westerns and action subjects, he spent most of his career at RKO (1933-47) and Warner Brothers (1949-59). Occasionally given A-grade assignments (Band of Angels (1957), The FBI Story (1959) etc.).

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