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Harold E. Knox

Harold E. Knox


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Director (feature film)

Surf Party (1964) as Assistant Director
A young girl visits her surfer brother in California.
The Young Swingers (1963) as Assistant Director
House of the Damned (1963) as Assistant Director
An architect and his wife are staying in an empty castle in California. They are joined by an unhappily married lawyer and his wife. Things start getting strange when they spot a half man/half beast prowling around the house and keep seeing a headless woman wandering the grounds.
The Cabinet of Caligari (1962) as Assistant Director
Jane's car breaks down and she makes her way to a nearby estate, owned by a mysterious man named Caligari. Soon she finds that she has become a virtual prisoner, and none of the strange inhabitants of the estate are willing or capable of helping her escape. Caligari reveals himself as a passive pervert, showing her filthy pictures, spying on her, and trying to make her talk about intimate details of her life. She attempts to free herself by the only means at her disposal.
Villa!! (1958) as Assistant Director
The career of folk hero Pancho Villa whose banditry was put to the service of Mexican patriots attempting to overthrow the feudal landowners.
Sierra Baron (1958) as Assistant Director
Badlands of Montana (1957) as Assistant Director
Forty Guns (1957) as Assistant Director
An authoritarian rancher, who rules an Arizona county with her private posse of hired guns, finds herself falling for the new marshal who comes to set things straight.
China Gate (1957) as Assistant Director
Near the end of the French phase of the Vietnam War, a group of mercenaries are recruited to travel through enemy territory to the Chinese border, to blow up an arms depot. A Eurasian smuggler, Lucky Legs, agrees to use her connections to help them, in return getting her bastard son into America. The racist father of the boy, Sergeant Brock, is also part of the multinational group. Lucky Legs must use the love of a Eurasian guerilla leader, Major Cham, to get access to the base. Will they destroy the base, and will Brock overcome his racism before Lucky Legs makes The Ultimate Sacrifice?
Naked Gun (1956) as Assistant Director
Don Pablo Salazar steals a fortune in jewels from an Indian tribe and an Aztec medicine man puts a curse on the jewels until they are returned. Years later an American insurance man, Breen Mathews (Willard Parker) promises to deliver the Salazar fortune to the rightful heir after Luis Salazar, son of Don Pablo, is killed. Breen heads for Topaz, where he hopes to find the surviving heir, Teresa. He finds instead, Louisa, daughter of Teresa, and is forced to fight a crooked group of townspeople, who are after the Salazar fortune, cursed or otherwise. Included in the group are Judge Cole (Billy House), known as "the Hanging Judge" and Barnum (Barton MacLane), local saloon owner. After defeating all the crooks, Breen is told by Louisa that she, the last of the Salazars, is going to return the treasure to its rightful owners, and lift the curse.
Frontier Gambler (1956) as Assistant Director
Deputy marshal Curt Darrow returns to his hometown, Fairweather, to investigate the apparent murder of prominent businesswoman Sylvia "Princess" Melbourne. However, Curt meets with resistance in town because of his deceased father's unsavory reputation.
Davy Crockett, Indian Scout (1950) as Assistant Director
One of Davy Crockett''''s descendants leads a wagon train through perilous territory.
The Spirit of West Point (1947) as Assistant Director
The Return of Rin Tin Tin (1947) as Assistant Director
People Are Funny (1946) as Assistant Director
A comedy based on NBC's "People Are Funny" radio (and later television) program with Art Linkletter with a fictional story of how the program came to be on a national network from its humble beginning at a Nevada radio station. Jack Haley is a producer with only half-rights to the program while Ozzie Nelson and Helen Walker are the radio writers and supply the romance. Rudy Vallee, always able to burlesque himself intentional and, quite often, unintentional, is the owner of the sought-after sponsoring company. Frances Langford, as herself, sings "I'm in the Mood for Love" while the Vagabonds quartet (billed 12th and last) chimes in on "Angeline" and "The Old Square Dance is Back Again."
Romance of the West (1946) as Assistant Director
Strange Voyage (1946) as Assistant Director
I Ring Doorbells (1946) as Assistant Director
The Trap (1946) as Assistant Director
Famed Asian detective Charlie Chan investigates the murders of two entertainers.
Colorado Serenade (1946) as Assistant Director
Duke Dillon has his gang robbing stagecoaches carrying gold which is then melted down by his father. But Eddie and his sidekick Soapy are on the job and they are aided by undercover man Nevada.
They Made Me a Killer (1946) as Assistant Director
Swamp Fire (1946) as Assistant Director
Strangler of the Swamp (1946) as Assistant Director
A number of swamp land men have died by strangulation and the inhabitants believe that an innocent man they hanged is seeking revenge on all of the male descendants of those responsible for his death. Maria (Rosemary La Planche), granddaughter of the innocent ferryman (Charles Middleton), decides to operate the ferry service. Chris Sanders (Blake Edwards), a son of one of the men (Robert Barratt) who did the hanging, and Maria fall in love. The "strangler" seizes Chris and Maria offers her life if Chris is spared.
The Lady Confesses (1945) as Assistant Director
Danny Boy (1945) as Assistant Director
His Brother's Ghost (1945) as Assistant Director
Thorne and his gang are wiping out the ranchers. When they get to the Jones ranch they wound Andy. When he dies Billy Carson has his brother Fuzzy become Andy's ghost. They then set out to bring in the gang.
Dead or Alive (1944) as Assistant Director
The Rangers are after Yackey and his gang. Posing as an outlaw, Dave arrives as Panhandle's prisoner and works his way into the gang. Tex arrives and joins Wright's committee. Tex plans a trap for the gang but things go awry when the gang catches Tex and the Committee catches Dave and both are about to be hung.
Gangsters of the Frontier (1944) as Assistant Director
Tex put the Kern gang away once but they have returned with reinforcements and have take over the town of Red Rock capturing the townsmen and forcing them to work for them in the gold mines. Dave and Tex then organize the ranchers into the Territorial Rangers. After blowing up the mines to keep the gang from getting the gold, they are ready for the showdown between the two sides.
Wild Horse Phantom (1944) as Assistant Director
Billy Carson gets the Governor to let Daggett and his gang escape from prison in hopes that they will lead him to the money they got when they robbed the bank. Billy and Fuzzy trail the gang to an old mine, but it looks like Billy's plan will fail when Daggett is unable to remember where he hid the money.
Oath of Vengeance (1944) as Assistant Director
Fuzzy opens a store only to find that everyone buys on credit. The absence of cash is due to the range war between the cattlemen and the farmers started by Kinney. The Sheriff being worthless, Billy is quickly drawn into the conflict.

Producer (feature film)

The Last Man on Earth (1964) as Associate Producer
A deadly virus turns most of the world's population into blood-drinking ghouls.
Showdown at Boot Hill (1958) as Producer
Bounty hunter Luke Welsh arrives looking for a wanted man. When that man draws on him he has to kill him. To collect his reward he needs a statement identifying him. But the man was well liked in town and no one will sign such a statement. When he outdraws another man who thought he was faster, some townsmen decide he should be killed and they organize a mob to go after him.
Gang War (1958) as Producer
Villa!! (1958) as Associate Producer
The career of folk hero Pancho Villa whose banditry was put to the service of Mexican patriots attempting to overthrow the feudal landowners.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

The Gatling Gun (1972) as Production Manager
The Christine Jorgensen Story (1970) as Prod supv
In this true story, a sexually frustrated veteran undergoes the world''''s first male-to-female surgical change.
The Young Animals (1968) as Production Manager
Maryjane (1968) as Production Manager
A high school teacher discovers that many of his students are being turned onto marijuana and discovers that one of his fellow teachers is the dealer.
The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz (1968) as Prod supv
A German Olympic hopeful plots to polevault to freedom over the Berlin Wall.
40 Guns to Apache Pass (1967) as Prod supv
A Cavalry captain fights to get a shipment of rifles to besieged settlers.
8 on the Lam (1967) as Prod supv
After he is falsely accused of embezzling at the bank where he works, a widower, his seven children, and their maid find themselves on the lam.
Frankie and Johnny (1966) as Production Manager
A riverboat gambler has to choose between his true love and the woman who''''s his lucky charm.
Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966) as Prod supv
A real estate agent tries to keep a runaway movie star hidden from the press--and his wife.
Arizona Raiders (1965) as Prod supv
Audie Murphy and Ben Cooper portray the captured Quantrill Raiders in this historical saga. They are offered full amnesty by the Union if they join the newly organized Arizona Raiders and help end Quantrill''s bloody run through the territory.
Surf Party (1964) as Production Manager
A young girl visits her surfer brother in California.
Young Guns of Texas (1963) as Prod supv
The Young Swingers (1963) as Production Manager
House of the Damned (1963) as Prod supv
An architect and his wife are staying in an empty castle in California. They are joined by an unhappily married lawyer and his wife. Things start getting strange when they spot a half man/half beast prowling around the house and keep seeing a headless woman wandering the grounds.
The Yellow Canary (1963) as Production Manager
The Day Mars Invaded Earth (1963) as Prod supv
Hand of Death (1962) as Prod supv
Air Patrol (1962) as Prod supv
Woman Hunt (1962) as Prod supv
The Firebrand (1962) as Prod supv
The Broken Land (1962) as Production Manager
The Two Little Bears (1961) as Prod supv
Harry Davis, principal of the Burberry Elementary School, is concerned because his two little boys wish they were bears. One day, the two boys meet an old gypsy who tells them to use a magic cream and teaches them a spell to turn themselves into bears. When they find their sister's strange freckle cream, they do become bears. Unfortunately, when they turn back into boys, no one will believe their story.
Sniper's Ridge (1961) as Prod supv
Battle at Bloody Beach (1961) as Prod supv
This is only the second Audie Murphy movie set in WWII after his autobiographical "To Hell and Back." Here Murphy steps out of his usual kid-Western role to play a civilian working for the Navy helping supply guerilla insurgents in the Philippines. His sole motive is not politics nor bravery, but to find his bride from whom he was separated during the Japanese invasion two years before.
The Purple Hills (1961) as Production Manager
The Long Rope (1961) as Prod supv
The 3rd Voice (1960) as Prod supv
Marion Forbes is the secretary, the lover and the creator of the financial fortunes of Harry Chapman, but Chapman falls in love with Francis and decides to marry her. The revenge of Marion is terrible. With the help of the third voice she kills Harry who is then impersonated by the third voice. All of this to steal $600,000.
13 Fighting Men (1960) as Prod supv
Desire in the Dust (1960) as Prod supv
Young Jesse James (1960) as Prod supv
The Oregon Trail (1959) as Production Manager
The Rookie (1959) as Production Manager
Sierra Baron (1958) as Production Manager
Young and Dangerous (1957) as Production Manager
Tommy Price (Mark Damon) is the leader of a gang of young thugs interested in thrills, hot rods and girls. His friends bet him he can't make it with 17-year-old Rosemary Clinton (Lili Gentle). Their date turns out badly and her parents (Dabbs Greer and Ann Doran) forbid her to see him again. They keep meeting, and the relationship changes him to the extent that he plans on going to college and changing his life, which delights his parents (Eddie Binns and Frances Mercer).
Rockabilly Baby (1957) as Production Manager
The mysterious Mrs. Eleanor Carter (Virginia Field) moves to Springfield with her two teen-age children Jimmy (Gary Vinson) and Cathy (Judy Busch). Eleanor makes friends with the town's social leader, Mrs. Wellington (Ellen Corby), who supports her idea for a town youth center, and she is aided by Tom Griffith (Douglas Kennedy), the high school principal. At the town's annual picnic, to which Eleanor has bought a band (Les Brown and His Band of Reknown), the town busy-body, Eunice (Irene Ryan), reveals what she had learned from Eleanor's past.
Two-Gun Lady (1955) as Production Manager
Karen Marshall arrives in the town controlled by Jud Ivers posing as Kate Masters. Her traveling companion taught her to shoot and she puts on her sharpshooting act at the saloon. But her main objective in returning is to find and kill the man that murdered her mother when she was a girl. That man is Ivers' son and when her true identity becomes known she is ready to face him in a gunfight.
Slaughter Trail (1951) as Production Manager
An Indian hating bandit''''s reign of terror could lead to a range war.

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