Richard Sale

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​   Richard Sale, (17 December 1911, New York – 4 March 1993, Los Angeles) was an American screenwriter and film director. He started his career writing for the pulps in the Thirties, appearing regularly in Detective Fiction Weekly (with the Daffy Dill series), Argosy, Double Detective, and a number of other magazines. In the Forties, he graduated to slick publications like The Country Gentleman and The Saturday Evening Post. In the mid-Forties, he made a career change from writing magazine fiction to screenplays. A big boost to Sale's success was his novel Not Too Narrow...Not Too Deep, filmed as Strange Cargo (1940) starring Joan Crawford and Clark Gable. He directed several films, including A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950), Meet Me After the Show (1951) with Betty Grable, Let's Make It Legal (1951) with one of Marilyn Monroe's earliest film appearances, Suddenly (1954), Malaga (1954), and Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955) with Jane Russell. He also authored many screenplays, The French Line (1954) and Gentlemen Marry Brunettes, both with Mary Loos, The Oscar (1966) and Assassination (1987) Together with his wife, they created the TV series Yancy Derringer.

Most Popular Richard Sale Trailers

Total trailers found: 31

I'll Get By Trailer (1950)

02 October 1950

I'll Get By is an updated remake of the 1940 20th Century-Fox musical Tin Pan Alley. William Lundigan and Dennis Day play William Spencer and Freddie Lee respectively, successful song publishers who make hits out of such numbers as "I Got a Gal in Kalamazoo", "Deep in the Heart of Texas", "You Make Me Feel So Young", "There Will Never Be Another You", and other favorites (the rights to all of these songs were conveniently held by 20th Century-Fox).

The White Buffalo Trailer (1977)

01 May 1977

In this strange western version of JAWS, Wild Bill Hickok hunts a white buffalo he has seen in a dream.

Woman's World Trailer (1954)

30 September 1954

Needing to fill the position of general manager of his company, and believing that an executive's wife is crucial to her husband's success, auto industry mogul Gifford brings three couples to New York to size up: Jerry and Carol: he hard-driven and self-reliant, she willing to use her beauty to further her husband's career; Sid and Elizabeth, he ulcer-ridden and torn between achieving success and restoring their troubled marriage, she positive that his job will kill him, but gamely agreeing to play the good wife for the duration; and down-to-earth Bill, whose good-natured Katie fears that his promotion would spell the end of their idyllic familiy existence.

Suddenly Trailer (1954)

07 October 1954

The tranquility of a small town is marred only by sheriff Tod Shaw's unsuccessful courtship of widow Ellen Benson, a pacifist who can't abide guns and those who use them.

Assassination Trailer (1987)

09 January 1987

Jay Killon is the bodyguard of the recently elected US president, but he is assigned to the first lady (Lara Royce).

The Oscar Trailer (1966)

04 March 1966

Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for Best actor at the Academy Awards.

Torpedo Run Trailer (1958)

24 October 1958

A submarine commander is on a relentless pursuit of a Japanese aircraft carrier in the South Seas during World War II.

Seven Waves Away Trailer (1957)

17 April 1957

Ship's officer finds himself in command of a lifeboat full of survivors of a sunken luxury liner.

Mr. Belvedere Goes to College Trailer (1949)

15 April 1949

A middle-aged genius goes to college for the first time.

Driftwood Trailer (1947)

15 September 1947

Six-year-old Jenny rescues a collie dog, the only survivor of a plane wreck. A tag on the dog's neck states that it is en route to a medical laboratory where its blood will be used for spotted fever vaccine.

Northwest Outpost Trailer (1947)

25 June 1947

US cavalry officer James Laurence (Nelson Eddy) arrives at one of the Russian colonies to pave the way for the eventual American takeover of the territory.

The Girl Next Door Trailer (1953)

13 May 1953

Stage-and-night club star Jeannie Laird buys her first home, and everyone who is anyone comes to her first garden party only to be blinded by smoke from next door.

Father Was a Fullback Trailer (1949)

30 September 1949

Coach George Copper's college football team is losing game after game, much to the dismay of stiff-and-stuffy but influential alumni Roger Jessup, and also having trouble at home with his oldest daughter, Connie.

Over-Exposed Trailer (1956)

01 April 1956

This titillating bit of pulp sensationalism was the last in a string of "B" films that Cleo Moore starred in at Columbia.

Shadows Over Shanghai Trailer (1938)

14 October 1938

A pilot carrying a valuable amulet is shot down over China by a ruthless Russian agent, who also wants the amulet.

The French Line Trailer (1954)

08 February 1954

Oil heiress Mame Carson takes an incognito cruise so that men will love her for her body, not her money.

Calendar Girl Trailer (1947)

31 January 1947

Around the turn of the century, two young men, Johnnie Bennett, a composer and Steve Adams, an artist, go to New York City to make their fortune.

The Dude Goes West Trailer (1948)

30 May 1948

Daniel Bone is aiming for success. A Brooklyn gunsmith by trade, he figures the place to be is where the guns are.

Gentlemen Marry Brunettes Trailer (1955)

29 October 1955

Two Broadway showgirls, who are also sisters, are sick and tired of New York as well as not getting nowhere.

Let's Make It Legal Trailer (1951)

31 October 1951

The divorce of Hugh and Miriam Halsworth becomes final at midnight. Hugh wouldn't dream of calling it off, but can't abandon his rose garden.

The Inside Story Trailer (1948)

14 March 1948

A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local farmer. Whilst waiting for the farmer to arrive the money is put in a safe at a hotel for safe keeping.

A Ticket to Tomahawk Trailer (1950)

19 May 1950

Comedy western about a cowboy who is hired by a stagecoach boss to stop the railroad reaching his territory and putting him out of business.

Rendezvous with Annie Trailer (1946)

22 July 1946

A homesick American soldier stationed in England, during WWII, makes an unauthorized (a.w.o.l) trip on an American Air Force plane to the United States to see his wife, and then hops the plane back to England, with only his wife knowing he was home for a few hours.

This Side of the Law Trailer (1950)

17 June 1950

A man - trapped in a cistern - reflects on the dark events that lead to his lonely entrapment.

My Wife's Best Friend Trailer (1952)

09 October 1952

When a man confesses to his wife that he has been unfaithful, she imagines all the different ways that historical figures such as Cleopatra and Joan of Arc might handle the situation.

Fire Over Africa Trailer (1954)

05 November 1954

Maureen O'Hara hunts drug smugglers in Africa. Director Richard Sale's 1954 film also stars Macdonald Carey and Binnie Barnes.

Half Angel Trailer (1951)

05 May 1951

Director Richard Sale's 1951 comedy about a sleepwalker and her alter ego's romantic problems stars Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten, Cecil Kellaway, Jim Backus, Irene Ryan, John Ridgely and Herb Vigran.

Campus Honeymoon Trailer (1948)

01 February 1948

Bob Watson and Ricky Adams, and the Hughes twins, Skipper and Patricia, cannot register at Opalocka University until they find lodgings in the school's overcrowded quarters.

Spoilers of the North Trailer (1947)

23 April 1947

An unscrupulous salmon fisherman faces opposition from his honest brother, who runs a cannery.

Meet Me After the Show Trailer (1951)

15 August 1951

A Broadway star devises a scheme to win back her husband when she suspects he's being unfaithful.

Mother Is a Freshman Trailer (1949)

12 March 1949

Widow Abby Abbott is having serious money problems and has to dip into the family trust in order to pay for her daughter Susan's college tuition.