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Arthur Sheekman

Highest Rated:   94% Monkey Business (1931)
Lowest Rated:   80% Some Came Running (1959)
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University of Minnesota graduate Arthur Sheekman rose to prominence in the 1920s and early '30s as a Manhattan newspaper columnist and drama critic. Sheekman entered films as one of the scenarists for the Marx Brothers' Monkey Business (1931), thereby launching a lifelong friendship with Groucho Marx. In addition to providing gags for the Marxes' subsequent Duck Soup (1933), Sheekman also scripted the Groucho-Chico radio series Flywheel, Shyster, and Flywheel, and ghosted several of Groucho's books, including Beds and Many Happy Returns. While working on the 1933 Eddie Cantor musical Roman Scandals (1933), Sheekman met his future bride, actress Gloria Stuart, with whom he remained married until his death. His later screenwriting assignments included Joe E. Brown's The Gladiator (1938), Danny Kaye's Wonder Man (1945), and the Bing Crosby vehicles Welcome Stranger (1947) and Mr. Music (1950). Arthur Sheekman's last film credit was 1961's Ada.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
80% Some Came Running
  • Screenwriter
1959
No Score Yet Bundle of Joy
  • Screenwriter
1956
80% Call Me Madam
  • Screenwriter
1953
No Score Yet Young Man with Ideas
  • Screenwriter
1952
No Score Yet Mr. Music
  • Screenwriter
1950
No Score Yet Dear Wife
  • Screenwriter
1949
No Score Yet Dream Girl
  • Screenwriter
1948
No Score Yet Hazard
  • Screenwriter
1948
No Score Yet Welcome Stranger
  • Screenwriter
1947
No Score Yet Dear Ruth
  • Screenwriter
1947
80% Blue Skies
  • Screenwriter
1946
No Score Yet The Gladiator
  • Screenwriter
1938
No Score Yet Stowaway
  • Screenwriter
1936
No Score Yet Dimples
  • Screenwriter
1936
No Score Yet Kid Millions
  • Screenwriter
1934
No Score Yet Roman Scandals
  • Screenwriter
1933
94% Monkey Business
  • Screenwriter
1931

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