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Paul Franklin

  • Highest Rated: 42% Reefer Madness (Tell Your Children) (Doped Youth) (1936)
  • Lowest Rated: 42% Reefer Madness (Tell Your Children) (Doped Youth) (1936)
  • Birthday: Not Available
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • A reporter, he claimed, from the young age of 17, Paul Franklin became a busy radio writer in the early '20s, penning such popular broadcasts as Hollywood Hotel and Manhattan at Midnight. A member of the council of Radio Writers Guild from 1939, Franklin was elected president two years later. As a screenwriter, he penned the notorious exploitation melodrama Reefer Madness (1936) and wrote for such B-Western stars as Gene Autry and Charles Starrett. He was elected to the executive board of Screenwriters Guild 1942-1943 and functioned as vice chair of the wartime Hollywood Writers Mobilization. In the 1950s, Franklin wrote for such television programs as Sea Hunt.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet The Fighting Redhead Screenwriter 1950
No Score Yet Hollywood Murder Mystery Screenwriter 1941
No Score Yet Across the Sierras Screenwriter 1941
No Score Yet The Durango Kid Screenwriter 1940
No Score Yet Rhythm of the Saddle Screenwriter 1938
42% Reefer Madness (Tell Your Children) (Doped Youth) Screenwriter 1936

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Crikey! It's the Irwins
2018
Executive Producer
  • 2019
  • 2018
No Score Yet The Biggest Loser
2004-2016
Executive Producer Producer
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
No Score Yet Riot
2014
Executive Producer Producer
  • 2014
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
Performer
  • 2014
No Score Yet The View
1997
Performer
  • 2014
No Score Yet Perry Mason
1957-1966
Screenwriter
  • 1961
90% Holey Moley
2019
Executive Producer
No Score Yet The Biggest Loser USA
2009
Executive Producer Producer

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