The View from Pompey’s Head Script

Year:1955
Director:Philip Dunne
Written by:Philip Dunne (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Anson Page, a lawyer with Southern roots leaves New York, his wife and his kids for Georgia. His assignment is to investigate the case of Garvin Wales, a famous writer, now nearly blind and embittered, whose royalties have apparently never reached him. Back in his native South, Page finds himself immediately exposed to what he had fled : racial and class prejudices. But he also meets his former love, Dinah, now married to go-getter uncouth businessman Mickey Higgins. Will he find out whatever happened to 2,000 dollars in rights Wales did not cash? Will Dinah and Anson renew their love story?
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Lydia Bailey Script

Year:1952
Director:Jean Negulesco
Written by:Kenneth Roberts (Novel), Michael Blankfort (Writer), Philip Dunne (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A young Boston lawyer, Albron Hamlin, goes to Haiti in 1802 to find Lydia Bailey, whose estate he must settle. The island is war-torn in the strife between Toussaing L'Overture, the black president, and the French who are trying to retake possession of the country. Hamlin finds Lydia and, against the background of war and rebellion, they fall in love while helping the Haitians against the French.
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Blue Denim Script

Year:1959
Director:Philip Dunne
Written by:Edith R. Sommer (Screenplay), Philip Dunne (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Two naive high-school students must deal with the unexpected consequences after a night of passion. Director Philip Dunne's 1959 film about teenage pregnancy stars Brandon de Wilde, Carol Lynley, Macdonald Carey, Marsha Hunt, Warren Berlinger, William Schallert and Roberta Shore.
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Pinky Script

Year:1949
Director:Elia Kazan
Written by:Cid Ricketts Sumner (Novel), Philip Dunne (Screenplay), Dudley Nichols (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A light-skinned black woman returns home after passing for white in nursing school.
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The Rains Came Script

Year:1939
Director:Clarence Brown
Written by:Philip Dunne (Screenplay), Julien Josephson (Screenplay), Louis Bromfield (Novel)

Script Synopsis:An Indian aristocrat Rama Safti (Tyrone Power) returns from medical training in the U.S. to give his life to the poor folk of Ranchipur. Lady Edwina (Myrna Loy) and her drunken artist ex-lover Ransome (George Brent) get in the way, but everyone shapes up when faced by plague, earthquakes and flooding.
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Forever Amber Script

Year:1947
Director:Otto Preminger
Written by:Philip Dunne (Writer), Ring Lardner, Jr. (Writer), Jerome Cady (Writer), Kathleen Winsor (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Amber St Clair means to get on in life and despite a poor background knows she has the assets to do it. Husbands, lovers, prison and a liaison with King Charles II form a tapestry of apparently calculating ups and downs, although in fact the one love of her life, Bruce Carlton, is never far from Amber's thoughts.
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The Ghost And Mrs. Muir Script

Year:1947
Director:Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Written by:Philip Dunne (Screenplay), R.A. Dick (Novel)

Script Synopsis:In 1900, strong-willed widow Lucy Muir goes to live in Gull Cottage by the British seaside, even though it appears to be haunted. Sure enough, that very night she meets the ghost of crusty former owner Captain Gregg...and refuses to be scared off. Indeed, they become friends and allies, after Lucy gets used to the idea of a man's ghost haunting her bedroom. But when a charming live man comes courting, Lucy and the captain must deal with their feelings for each other.
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The Robe Script

Year:1953
Director:Henry Koster
Written by:Albert Maltz (Screenplay), Philip Dunne (Screenplay), Gina Kaus (Adaptation), Lloyd C. Douglas (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus' homespun robe after the crucifixion. He is tormented by nightmares and delusions after the event. Hoping to find a way to live with what he has done, and still not believing in Jesus, he returns to Palestine to try and learn what he can of the man he killed.
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Hilda Crane Script

Year:1956
Director:Philip Dunne
Written by:Philip Dunne (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:After two failed marriages, a disillusioned woman returns to her hometown to start life anew. Director Philip Dunne's 1956 drama stars Jean Simmons, Guy Madison, Jean Pierre Aumont, Judith Evelyn, Evelyn Varden, Peggy Knudsen and Gregg Palmer.
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