Laurence Stallings brought many screenplays to Hollywood throughout the course of his Hollywood career. Stallings's film career started with such writing credits as the drama "The Big Parade" (1925) with John Gilbert, "Old Ironsides" (1926) and the Marion Davies comedy "Show People" (1928). Nearing the end of his career, Stallings wrote the Sabu adventure "The Jungle Book" (1942), the Burgess Meredith dramatic comedy "A Miracle Can Happen" (1948) and the western "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (1949) with John Wayne. He also appeared in the western "Three Godfathers" (1949) with John Wayne. Stallings last wrote "The Sun Shines Bright" (1953) with Charles Winninger. Stallings passed away in February 1968 at the age of 74.