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Jack Townley (I) (1896–1960)

Jack Townley was born on March 3, 1896 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as J. Woodward Townley. He was a writer and director, known for Guilty Parents (1934), The Traitor Within (1942) and The Pittsburgh Kid (1941). He died on October 15, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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(1934)
(1942)
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(1939)

Filmography

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 1957 Up in Smoke (screenplay)
 1957 The Crooked Circle (written by)
 1956 Hot Shots (screenplay) / (story)
  The Millionaire (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1956) (writer - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Jay Powers Story (1956) ... (story)
- The Joe Seaton Story (1955) ... (writer)
 1956 Crashing Las Vegas (screenplay) / (story)
 1955 Buffalo Bill, Jr. (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Rails Westward (1955) ... (teleplay)
  Annie Oakley (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (written by - 1 episode, 1954)
- Sure Shot Annie (1955) ... (writer)
- Annie's Desert Adventure (1954) ... (written by)
- Gunplay (1954) ... (writer)
 1953-1954 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes)
- Beauty Contest (1954) ... (writer)
- Fencing Master (1954) ... (writer)
- Well Oiled (1954) ... (writer)
- Bank Holdup (1954) ... (writer)
- The Tax Return (1954) ... (writer)
 1954 Untamed Heiress (story)
 1952 The Fabulous Senorita (screenplay) / (story)
 1952 Oklahoma Annie (screenplay) / (story)
 1951 The Range Rider (TV Series)
 1951 Honeychile (screenplay)
 1951 Havana Rose (screenplay)
 1951 Cuban Fireball (screenplay)
  The Gene Autry Show (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1950) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1950)
- The Star Toter (1950) ... (screenplay)
- Gold Dust Charlie (1950) ... (teleplay)
 1949 Riders of the Whistling Pines (written by)
 1947 The Last Round-up (screenplay) / (story)
 1946 My Pal Trigger (screen play)
 1946 One Exciting Week (screenplay)
 1945 Hitchhike to Happiness (screen play)
 1945 The Chicago Kid (screenplay)
 1945 Bells of Rosarita (story and screenplay)
 1945 Utah (screenplay)
 1944 Allergic to Love (story)
 1944 The Yellow Rose of Texas (original screenplay)
 1944 Goodnight, Sweetheart (screenplay)
 1944 Jamboree (screenplay) / (story)
 1944 Rosie the Riveter (screenplay)
 1943 Wedtime Stories (Short) (story)
 1943 Here Comes Elmer (original screenplay)
 1943 Petticoat Larceny (screenplay)
 1943 Gildersleeve's Bad Day (screenplay)
 1942 The Great Gildersleeve (screen play)
 1942 The Traitor Within (screenplay)
 1942 Vengeance of the West (based on a story by)
 1942 Joan of Ozark (original screenplay)
 1941 Ice-Capades (screenplay)
 1941 Puddin' Head (original story) / (story and screenplay)
 1941 Country Fair (story)
 1941 Rookies on Parade (screenplay)
 1941 Sis Hopkins (screenplay)
 1940 Scatterbrain (original screenplay)
 1940 Grandpa Goes to Town (original story and screenplay)
 1939 Dog-Gone (Short) (original screenplay)
 1939 Money to Burn (writer)
 1939 Chicken Feed (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1939 The Covered Trailer (screenplay) / (story)
 1939 Blamed for a Blonde (Short) (original screenplay)
 1939 Should Husbands Work? (original screenplay)
 1939 My Wife's Relatives (screenplay)
 1939 Swing Vacation (Short) (story)
 1938 Prairie Papas (Short) (writer)
 1938 Orphans of the Street (screenplay)
 1938 A Clean Sweep (Short) (story)
 1938 Major Difficulties (Short) (writer)
 1938 Gangs of New York (additional dialogue - uncredited)
 1938 Romance on the Run (screenplay)
 1938 The Higgins Family (writer)
 1937 All Over Town (screenplay)
 1937 Wife Insurance (Short)
 1937 Meet the Missus (screen play)
 1937 Quality Street (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1936 The Plot Thickens (screenplay)
 1936 Mummy's Boys (screen play) / (story)
 1936 The Last Outlaw (screenplay)
 1936 Silly Billies (screen play)
 1936 Yellow Dust (contributor to dialogue - uncredited)
 1935 A Returned Engagement (Short) (screenplay)
 1935 A Quiet Fourth (Short) (story)
 1934 The Dancing Millionaire (Short) (story)
 1934 Ocean Swells (Short) (story)
 1934 World's Fair and Warmer (Short)
 1934 Trailing Along (Short) (story)
 1934 Cracked Shots (Short)
 1934 Petting Preferred (Short) (story)
 1934 Rough Necking (Short) (story)
 1934 Morocco Nights (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1934 Strictly Fresh Yeggs (Short)
 1934 The Undie-World (Short) (story)
 1934 Guilty Parents (written by)
 1933 Leave It to Dad (Short) (story and dialogue)
 1933/II Girl Trouble (Short)
 1933 Strange People (adaptation) / (story)
 1932 It's a Cinch (Short) (dialogue) / (story)
 1932 Bachelor Mother (adaptation)
 1932 Honeymoon Beach (Short) (story)
 1932 Hollywood Lights (Short)
 1932 Hollywood Luck (Short)
 1932 Bridge Wives (Short)
 1932 Keep Laughing (Short)
 1932 Moonlight and Cactus (Short)
 1931 Smart Work (Short)
 1931 Idle Roomers (Short)
 1931 The Tamale Vendor (Short) (story and dialogue)
 1931 Once a Hero (Short)
 1931 Queenie of Hollywood (Short)
 1931 One Quiet Night (Short)
 1931 That's My Meat (Short)
 1931 Up Pops the Duke (Short)
 1931 Honeymoon Trio (Short) (story and dialogue)
 1931 June First (Short) (story & adaption)
 1931 The Lure of Hollywood (Short)
 1931 The Back Page (Short) (story and screenplay)
 1931 Crashing Hollywood (Short)
 1931 The Avenger (story)
 1931 Three Hollywood Girls (Short) (dialogue)
 1930 Divorce Among Friends (story)
 1930 The Last Dance (screenplay) / (story)
 1929 Father and Son (writer)
 1929 Unguarded Girls (story)
 1928 The Wright Idea (screenplay) / (story)
 1926 The Twin Triggers (story)
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6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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