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
Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki
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...
The Rocket Man
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...
The Army Reserve discovered that there were a lot of conflicts caused by Dagwood.
Beware of Blondie
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
An orange packer foils robbers with magic and wins the boss's daughter.
Blondie Hits the Jackpot
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 ...
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 ...
Blondie in the Dough
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...
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...
It's Great to Be Young
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
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.
A Thousand and One Nights
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...
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...
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
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
While visiting Massachusetts, a famous English author (Charles Coburn) faces the wrath of a socialite (Isobel Elsom) after stealing her chef.
A Night to Remember
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
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
A hillbilly is in the army. The comic strip character inspired the comedy.
The Lady and the Lug
A reporter wins a boxer's contract and decides to stage an exhibition fight for a benefit bazaar.
Zis Boom Bah
"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
A group of people are in a haunted house.
All American Drawback
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...
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
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...
A Peach of a Pair
Vaudeville performers Cook and Butler are mistaken for domestic servants; hilarity ensues.
A vaudeville team convinces an agent to book their act, which uses a Civil War theme.
My Mummy's Arms
Two Americans attempt to make time with the daughter of the British financier of an archaeological expedition to Egypt.
Paris is home to the world of fine art.
Corn on the Cop
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?
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...
The ins and outs of family feuding can be learned from Charlie McCarthy.
Salt Water Daffy
In this comedic short, two screw-ups join the Navy and make life miserable for their supervisor.
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...
Roscoe Arbuckle loses his job to protect a young boy from the orphanage.
Tip Tap Toe
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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