Objective, Burma! Script

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Director:Raoul Walsh
Written by:Ranald MacDougall (Screenplay), Lester Cole (Screenplay), Alvah Bessie (Story)

Script Synopsis:A group of men parachute into Japanese-occupied Burma with a dangerous and important mission: to locate and blow up a radar station. They accomplish this well enough, but when they try to rendezvous at an old air-strip to be taken back to their base, they find Japanese waiting for them, and they must make a long, difficult walk back through enemy-occupied jungle.

The Naked Jungle Script

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Director:Byron Haskin
Written by:Philip Yordan (Screenplay), Ranald MacDougall (Screenplay), Carl Stephenson (Story)

Script Synopsis:The Leiningen South American cocoa plantation is threatened by a 2-mile-wide, 20-mile-long column of army ants.

Mildred Pierce Script

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Director:Michael Curtiz
Written by:Ranald MacDougall (Screenplay), James M. Cain (Novel)

Script Synopsis:After her unfaithful husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful. However winning the approval of her spoiled daughter proves a greater challenge.

We’Re No Angels Script

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Director:Neil Jordan
Written by:David Mamet (Screenplay), Albert Husson (Screenplay), Ranald MacDougall (Screenplay), Sam Spewack (Screenplay), Bella Spewack (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Two escaped cons' only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.


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Director:Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Darryl F. Zanuck
Written by:Carlo Mario Franzero (Novel), Joseph L. Mankiewicz (Screenplay), Ranald MacDougall (Screenplay), Sidney Buchman (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Determined to hold on to the throne, Cleopatra seduces the Roman emperor Julius Caesar. When Caesar is murdered, she redirects her attentions to his general, Marc Antony, who vows to take power—but Caesar’s successor has other plans.