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J.O.C. Orton (1889-1962) aka John Orton Director | Screenwriter | Scenarist | Asst. Director | Editor | Original Story Writer
Born: Aug 1889 in Marylebone, England Died: May 1962 (age 73) London, England 1932-1946:Head of Story Dept., Gainsborough Pictures
                         
YEAR FILM TITLE WRITER + Roles Scenarist - Editor - A.D. Dir Other Source Credited as Restored & Lost   Links Media
Pre Felix the Cat (Animations) (1919-Feline Follies) etc Cutter Cutter       Family John Orton   YouTube Anims
1925 Battling Bruisers (Short1) | 'Gainsborough Burlesques'(5) Writer         IMDB John Orton Restored BFI Player Movie
1925 So This Is Jollygood (Short2) Scenario Scenarist       IMDB John Orton   BFCatalogue info
1925 Cut It Out (Short3) Writer, Actor       Actor BFI John Orton Restored DVD BFI DVD
1925 A Typical Budget (Short4) Writer         IMDB John Orton   BFCatalogue info
1925 The Blunderland of Big Game (Short5) Scenario Scenarist       IMDB John Orton   BFCatalogue info
1927 The Battles of Coronel & Falkland Islands (BIF) Asst. Director,(2nd unit)         BFI John Orton Restored YouTube Trailer
1927 Hans Engelska Fru - (Swedish) | Gustaf Molander (Dir) Advisor       Av SFDB John Orton   SFI pix
1928 Synd - (Swedish) | Gustaf Molander (Dir) Asst. Director         SFDB John Orton   SFI pix
1928 The Celestial City (Baroness Orczy's 1926 novel) Script Adaption, Director Scenarist       Fam. Wiki John Orton Lost MUBI Bio Filmo
1928 Bolibar (Alt) The Marquis of Bolibar (Alt) The Betrayal (BIF) Asst Director, Screenplay         BFI, MFC John Orton   hdtvfilms Info
1928 Shooting Stars (Anthony Asquith co-writer) (BIF) Co Scenarist, Co-Writer Scenarist       BFI John Orton Restored DVD BFI DVD
1929 R.A.D.A. Film Class (British Instructional Films- BIF) Director         BFI John Orton   Welwyn History
1930 Windjammer (BIF-released by Pro Patria) | with Original Program Screenplay, Director, Editor Editor       Fam&BFFF John Orton   BSFFestival Film .pdf
1930 Stampede (Alt) Africa in Flames (the sound version) (BIF) Asst Editor Editor       IMDB John Orton   BFI online Info
1930 Stark Nature - Stampede Travelogue (BIF) (C. Court Treatt) Associate Editor Editor       BFI John Orton   BFI Info Info
1931 Bill and Coo (Short) (42 min Musical feat: The Great Bendo) Director, Screenplay         IMDB John Orton Lost BFI listed Info
1931 Creeping Shadows - (Alt) - The Limping Man (USA) Director, Screenplay by       Prod Wikip IMDB John Orton   letterboxd Movie
1931 Out of the Blue (Theatrical) (BIF) (A Talking Picture) Production Manager       PM IMDB JOC Orton Lost YouTube Songs
1932 The Bad Companions ( British International Pictures | BIF) Director, Scenario Scenarist       Wikip, BFI JOC Orton   ParkCircus info
1932 Tell Me Tonight aka 'Be Mine Tonight' - song byJan Kiepura Screenplay & 1st AD Scenarist       Press John Orton   A Litvak Info
1932 After the Ball - British-American Musical Comedy Written by, Script         BFI, Wiki John Orton   Wikipedia info
1933 Soldiers of the King (Alt) Woman in Command - Musical Written by         IMDB JOC Orton   YouTube Songs
1933 Leave it to Smith (Alt) Just Smith (Gaumont British Picture Corp) Adaption (Play), Scenario Scenarist       IMDB John Orton   YouTube Movie
1934 Jack Ahoy (An Original Story) (Gaumont British Picture Corp) Story by S Gilliat & JOCO         IMDB John Orton   YouTube Movie
1935 Turn of the Tide (British National Films) Scriptwriter         Wikip, BFI JOC Orton   Wikipedia Info
1935 Bulldog Jack - (Alt) - alias Bulldog Drummond (GBPC) Original Screenplay by         IMDB JOC Orton   YouTube Movie
1935 Brown On Resolution (Alt) Forever England - (Nat Film Archive) Adaptation and Scenario Scenarist       IMDB JOC Orton   DVD YouT Movie
1936 The Flying Doctor (book Robert Waldron) AU/UK Prod. Adaptation/Scenario/Editor Scen, E       NFSA JOC Orton NFSA OZmovies Review
1936 Jack of All Trades (Gaumont British Picture Corp) Screenplay by         IMDB JOC Orton   free-movies Movie
1937 Everything Is Thunder (GB Pictures) Rank Screenplay         IMDB John Orton   free-movies Movie
1937 Non-Stop New York (A Gaumont-British Production) Co Screenplay         IMDB JOC Orton   free-movies Movie
1937 Take It from Me (Warner Brothers-First National Productions) (Lost) Writer         IMDB JOC Orton   IMDB Info
1937 Oh, Mr. Porter! (Gainsborough) (released in Sweden 1976) Screenplay         IMDB JOC Orton   YouTube Movie
1938 Old Bones of the River (Gainsborough) - A Will Hay Comedy Scenario by Scenarist       IMDB JOC Orton   YouTube Movie
1938 Hey! Hey! USA (Gainsborough) - A Will Hay Comedy Written by (Sole)         IMDB,Wiki JOC Orton   YouTube Outtake
1938 Mr. Satan (Warner Brothers) - (Copy at British Film Institute) Screenplay and Dialogue         IMDB,Wiki JOC Orton BFI Wikipedia Info
1938 Thistledown (Warner Brothers) - (Musical) Story by         BFI, Wiki JOC Orton Lost Wikipedia Info
1938 The Viper (Warner Brothers) - Sequel to The Vulture(1937) Screenplay         IMDB, BFI JOC Orton Lost BFI Listed info
1938 It's in the Blood (Warner Brothers) - 56 min Comedy Writen by         IMDB, Wiki JOC Orton Lost Wikipedia Info
1938 Many Tanks Mr. Atkins (Warner Brothers) - 68 min Comedy Writer         IMDB, IMDB JOC Orton Lost IMDB Indo
1938 'Balloonatics' - Story & Original Script (Gasbags, Crazy Gang) (uncredited) Original Story         Family info JOC Orton   free-movies Movie
1939 Ask a Policeman (Gainsborough) - Will Hay Comedy (uncredited) Written by         Wikip,BFI JOC Orton   Youtube Movie
1939 The Frozen Limits (Gainsborough) - Crazy Gang Comedy Scenario Scenarist       IMDB,DVD JOC Orton   YouTube Movie
1939 Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday (Twentieth Centry-Fox) Adaptation 'Stolen Death'         IMDB,DVD JOC Orton   YouTube Movie
1940 Where's That Fire? (Twentieth Century-Fox) - Will Hay Comedy Screenplay         Wikip JOC Orton   YouTube Movie
1940 Band Waggon (Gainsborough) - Arthur Askey (AA) Comedy Written and devised by         IMDB, Wiki JOC Orton   archive.org Stream
1940 Charley's (Big-Hearted) Aunt (Gainsborough) - AA Comedy Screen Play         IMDB,DVD JOC Orton   YouTube Movie
1940 Goofer Trouble (MOI_Public Info Filler - Short) Screenplay         IMDB,BFI JOC Orton   BFI-Player Stream
1941 The Ghost Train (Gaumont British Picture Corp) Scenario Scenarist       IMDB, Wiki JOC Orton   free-movies Stream
1941 Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It (Alt) Mail Train (Gaumont-British) Screen Play by         IMDB JOC Orton   archive.org Stream
1941 Cottage to Let (Alt) Bombsight Stolen (Gainsborough) - Warfilm Screenplay         IMDB,DVD JOC Orton   YouTube Movie
1941 Hi Gang! (Gainsborough) - Spin off from popular Radio Series Original story, Screenplay         IMDB JOC Orton   free-movies Stream
1942 Back-Room Boy (Gainsborough) - Arthur Askey Comedy Original story, Screenplay         IMDB JOC Orton   YouTube Movie
1944 Time Flies (Gainsborough) - Time Machine Comedy An Original Screenplay by         IMDB, Wiki JOC Orton   DVD Ytube Movie
1944 For Those in Peril (Ministry of Info) (Ealing Studios) - Screenplay by         IMDB,DVD JOC Orton   Wikipedia Info
1944 Bon Voyage (25 mins) (Ministry of Inforeleased it in 1990's) (uncredited)Writer         IMDB,DVD JOC Orton Released YouTube Movie
1946 Hitchcock Contract (British Film&TV Yearbook 1955) 'Under Capricorn' First Drafts (uncredited)         Family info JOC Orton   BFTYB1955  
1947 Contracted to Selznick Studios USA (British Film&TV Yearbook 1955) (uncredited)Writer         Family info JOC Orton   BFTYB1955  
1954 Up to His Neck (Group Film Productions) Original Story by         BFI John Orton   BFI Info Info
2018 Note: List compiled by Chrystine A Walter - (grandaughter of John Overton Cone Orton) 6 Jan 2019