Jack Henley

Jack Henley

Known For: Writing · Birthday: 1896-12-06 · Deathday: 1958-11-02 (61 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Ireland

44 Movies

Biography

Jack Henley (December 6, 1896 – November 2, 1958) was an American screenwriter. He wrote for 80 films between 1932 and 1955. He was born in Ireland, and died in Los Angeles, California.

Movies & TV shows

1955.

1 Movie
Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki

Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki

1955
Ma and Pa, along with daughter Rosie, are going to Hawaii in response to cousin Rodney's call for help running his pineapple farm while he recovers from an illness. Pa caused an explosion and was kidn...

1954.

1 Movie
The Rocket Man

The Rocket Man

1954
There is a lot of trouble when a little boy comes into possession of a ray gun that makes people tell the truth. He uses it to help a couple fall in love and prevent his orphanage from being shut down...

1953.

1 Movie
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation

Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation

1953
The Kettles are in Paris with their daughter-in-law's parents. Pa is trying to buy postcards. He was sent a letter to deliver a letter.

1952.

2 Movies
Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair

Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair

1952
Ma and Pa want their daughter to attend college. Ma and Pa are watching a horse race.
Bonzo Goes to College

Bonzo Goes to College

1952
The only solution to the football team's problems is to enroll Bonzo in college.

1951.

1 Movie
Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm

Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm

1951
The Kettles travel to the country to look for something. Mrs. Tom's wife is his mother-in-law. There is a fight about raising a child.

1950.

3 Movies
Blondie's Hero

Blondie's Hero

1950
The Army Reserve discovered that there were a lot of conflicts caused by Dagwood.
Beware of Blondie

Beware of Blondie

1950
After 12 years and 28 films, Columbia's Blondie series came to an end. Mr. Arthur Lake was in charge of the office. Poor old Dagwood was forced to stop falling for a confidence scam. A compromising po...
He's a Cockeyed Wonder

He's a Cockeyed Wonder

1950
An orange packer foils robbers with magic and wins the boss's daughter.

1949.

1 Movie
Blondie Hits the Jackpot

Blondie Hits the Jackpot

1949
The location of the "Blondie" series is number 26. A man who was fired for messing up a contract takes a job as a manual laborer. Alexander was shaving and going out with girls, but now he is shaving ...

1948.

1 Movie
Blondie's Secret

Blondie's Secret

1948
The 24th entry in the "Blondie" film series begins as Dagwood prepares for a long-awaited vacation with the family. Mr is his boss. There will be no more postponements for the holiday. When something ...

1947.

2 Movies
Blondie in the Dough

Blondie in the Dough

1947
In this entry in the long-running domestic comedy series based on the popular comic strip, Blondie opens a bakery in her home to help her family fill their cookie jar. Her cookies become so popular th...
Blondie's Anniversary

Blondie's Anniversary

1947
There is a hidden watch. The client who bought the gift for his wife has been guarding the watch even though she thought it was a wedding gift. Criminals hope to steal the watch. The 22nd in the serie...

1946.

2 Movies
It's Great to Be Young

It's Great to Be Young

1946
Ricky Malone, Spud Winters and some other returning G.I.'s are trying to break into show business by the old summer resort. Terry, a runaway daughter of a big producer who is trying to stifle her show...
One Way to Love

One Way to Love

1946
A Chicago team of radio scriptwriters must split up when one of them takes a job with his bride-to-be's father and the other has to write jingles.

1945.

1 Movie
A Thousand and One Nights

A Thousand and One Nights

1945
On the run after being found sweet-talking the Sultan's daughter, Aladdin comes upon a lamp which summons up Babs the genie. He returns as a prince asking for the princess's hand. Babs has taken a shi...

1944.

1 Movie
Strange Affair

Strange Affair

1944
Eminent Psychiatrist. Bill Harrison and his wife, Jack, are invited to a banquet. Bill is willing to work with another doctor. Baumler disappears when Bill stops at the train station. At the dinner, B...

1943.

3 Movies
Dangerous Blondes

Dangerous Blondes

1943
Barry Craig and his wife Jane prefer to solve crimes rather than write about them. When killings plague the fashion photography studio, they get a chance. After his secretary, Julie Taylor, reports an...
Reveille with Beverly

Reveille with Beverly

1943
Beverly Ross, the switchboard operator at a local radio station, jumps at the chance to be the DJ for an early morning show before the soldiers at a nearby army camp assemble for reveille. Beverly, wi...
My Kingdom for a Cook

My Kingdom for a Cook

1943
While visiting Massachusetts, a famous English author (Charles Coburn) faces the wrath of a socialite (Isobel Elsom) after stealing her chef.

1942.

3 Movies
A Night to Remember

A Night to Remember

1942
A woman rents a gloomy basement apartment thinking it will be the perfect place for her husband to write his next book. They find themselves in the middle of a real-life mystery when a corpse shows up...
Mr. Wise Guy

Mr. Wise Guy

3.67
1942
The gang was wrongly convicted and sent to a reform school. Bill Collins was sentenced to death. Danny, Muggs, Glimpy, and the rest of the gang learned that a henchman of Manning knew something about ...
Private Snuffy Smith

Private Snuffy Smith

1942
A hillbilly is in the army. The comic strip character inspired the comedy.

1941.

3 Movies
The Lady and the Lug

The Lady and the Lug

1941
A reporter wins a boxer's contract and decides to stage an exhibition fight for a benefit bazaar.
Zis Boom Bah

Zis Boom Bah

1941
"Hey, kids, let's get together and put on a show!" That's the idea behind this spoof about a man who's sent to college to spy on his son.
Spooks Run Wild

Spooks Run Wild

3.71
1941
A group of people are in a haunted house.

1940.

1 Movie
Hoots Mon

Hoots Mon

1940
An English comedian is infuriated by a Scottish comedienne's impersonation of him

1937.

1 Movie
Ups and Downs

Ups and Downs

1937
An elevator operator and an engaged girl in love dodge the girl's fiancee and attempt to win over her father.

1936.

2 Movies
Rushin' Art

Rushin' Art

1936
An expert on Russian art doesn't know as much as he thinks.
Nut Guilty

Nut Guilty

1936
In this short film, Charlie McCarthy and Edgar Bergen preside over the courtroom for a day, dispensing their own comic brand of justice.

1935.

3 Movies
All American Drawback

All American Drawback

1935
The Dean and Board of Flunk Well College are arguing with its football coach, Bergen, about the team's star player, Charlie McCarthy, who is the only reason the team is a winning one, but who isn't do...
Double Exposure

Double Exposure

1935
An aspiring photographer and his bumbling assistant go to great lengths to take a picture of a beautiful actress whose wealthy husband does not want her photographed.
Watch the Birdie

Watch the Birdie

1935
Bob is traveling to New York with his girlfriend and proposes to her. The captain, passengers, and his future father-in-law were all pranked. When they arrive in the harbor, the captain and his father...

1934.

7 Movies
A Peach of a Pair

A Peach of a Pair

1934
Vaudeville performers Cook and Butler are mistaken for domestic servants; hilarity ensues.
Smoked Hams

Smoked Hams

1934
A vaudeville team convinces an agent to book their act, which uses a Civil War theme.
My Mummy's Arms

My Mummy's Arms

1934
Two Americans attempt to make time with the daughter of the British financier of an archaeological expedition to Egypt.
Art Trouble

Art Trouble

1934
Paris is home to the world of fine art.
Corn on the Cop

Corn on the Cop

1934
Two hobos start a get-rich scheme by trying to sell salve for relief from corns and bunions in a 1934 Warner Brothers short, "Corn on the Cob." The idea doesn't work out. They had Harry Gribbon with S...
Howd' Ya Like That?

Howd' Ya Like That?

1934
The sailors came to New York with enough liquor to have a good time. They end up getting involved with an actress and her boyfriend. The Customs Officer who discovered they smuggled booze is closing i...
Pure Feud

Pure Feud

1934
The ins and outs of family feuding can be learned from Charlie McCarthy.

1933.

2 Movies
Salt Water Daffy

Salt Water Daffy

1933
In this comedic short, two screw-ups join the Navy and make life miserable for their supervisor.
Buzzin' Around

Buzzin' Around

1933
Fatty invents a liquid with flubber-like properties which makes objects resilient and unbreakable. Unfortunately, in his rush to get out of the house to demonstrate his invention, he unknowingly grabs...

1932.

2 Movies
Hey, Pop!

Hey, Pop!

1932
Roscoe Arbuckle loses his job to protect a young boy from the orphanage.
Tip Tap Toe

Tip Tap Toe

1932
Hal and Mitzi have known each other since they were babies. Tap dancer Hal now works as a window dresser in Blake's Department Store, owned by Mitzi's dad. Mr. Blake hates jazz music and dancing. He r...
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