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Also Known As: Died: March 18, 1970
Born: January 15, 1892 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Fury of the Dragon (1976)
A woman faces problems after the death of her mother and young son.
2.
Billy the Kid vs. Dracula (1966) as Director
The notorious outlaw fights to save his fiance from the dreaded vampire.
3.
Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966) as Director
Baron Frankenstein''''s granddaughter turns the legendary outlaw''''s partner into a monster.
4.
Lassie's Great Adventure (1963) as Director
5.
Ten Who Dared (1960) as Director
Based on Major John Wesley Powell's own journal, adventure yarn depicting the perils encountered by Powell and nine boatmen in successfully navigating three small craft down the treacherous Colorado River for the first time in 1869.
6.
In the Money (1958) as Director
The Bowery Boys escort a diamond concealing poodle on a cruise.
7.
Up In Smoke (1957) as Director
The Bowery Boys'''' leader sells his soul to the devil for help betting on the horses.
8.
Westward Ho the Wagons! (1956) as Director
9.
Jail Busters (1955) as Director
The Bowery Boys help a reporter who was beaten up during an undercover investigation at a local prison.
10.
High Society (1955) as Director
When one of them is mistaken for a society heir, the Bowery Boys move up in the world.
11.
Pride of the Blue Grass (1954) as Director
William (One-Take) Beaudine didn't need more than one take on this film as he had already directed it four or five times in his career, as it had been a staple to be dusted off every three or four years at Monogram/Allied Artists dating back to the days of W. Ray Johnston and Trem Carr. Girl (Vera Miles) owns a horse. Girl hires boy (Lloyd Bridges)as a trainer. Horse (Gypsy Prince)enters a race and is injured. Boy takes job at another stable and is semi-seduced---hey, this is the 1950's and still Monogram hiding behind the Allied Artist moniker---by stable siren (Margaret Sheridan.) Girl rehabilates horse. Girl enters horse in big race. Horse wins. Boy comes back.
12.
Paris Playboys (1954) as Director
When one of the Bowery Boys impersonates a missing French professor, the group ends up battling spies.
13.
City Story (1954) as Director
14.
Yukon Vengeance (1954) as Director
15.
The Roar of the Crowd (1953) as Director
Johnny Tracy (Howard Duff), son of veteran race driver Pop Tracy (Harry Shannon), is working his way up on the racing circuit, but is urged by his sweetheart, Marcy Parker (Helene Stanley), to give up the track if he wants to marry her. He persuades her to marry him on the promise that he will quit after racing once in the Indaanapolis 500, but he is injured in a qualifying race and goes to work as a spark plug salesman for Mackey (Minor Watson), an old family friend. He is a failure at selling but Marcy changes her attitude towards his racing, and he qualifies for the 500. Race-car drivers Johnnie Parsons, Duke Nalon, Manuel Ayulo (not the actor Manuel Ayuso) and Henry Banks play themselves.
16.
Murder Without Tears (1953) as Director
17.
Jalopy (1953) as Director
The Bowery Boys enter an auto race when one of them invents a new super gas.
18.
The Congregation (1952) as Director
19.
No Holds Barred (1952) as Director
The Bowery Boys enter the wrestling world when one of them develops superhuman powers.
20.
Here Come the Marines (1952) as Director
When they''''re drafted, the Bowery Boys set out to solve a murder.
21.
Born to the Saddle (1952) as Director
22.
Rodeo (1952) as Director
Nancy Cartwright (Jane Nigh) is determined to collect an $1,800 feed bill owed to her father Harry Cartwright (Frank Ferguson) by a rodeo association. Instead, she is atlked into assuming management of the rodeo by Slim Martin (John Archer) and the other performes when they learn the promoter has run off with the cash receipts. Slim and Nancy fall in love and the rodeo is beginning to prosper under her guidance. A thoughtless remark by her to Barbecue Jones (Wallace Ford), a one-time champion, now an old man, forces him to prove his fitness as a rider, with the result of being badly injured. All of the performers, including Slim, refuse to be associated with Nancy and the rodeo breaks up. Barbecue recovers and tells the hands that Nancy paid for his hospital bills with monies accumulated for her father's feed bill. The crew is rounded up and Nancy is once again prevailed upon to return as manager. She succeeds in placing the rodeo into the bigtime circuit, proving mostly that the writers of this had not an inkling of how rodeos actually work...then or now.
23.
Feudin' Fools (1952) as Director
The Bowery Boys get caught in a hillbilly feud when one of them inherits a Kentucky farm.
24.
The Rose Bowl Story (1952) as Director
25.
Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952) as Director
Two performers get lost on a tropical island and are rescued by the local natives. They are advised by the chief's daughter that a scientist - who just happens to remsemble legendary film icon Bela Lugosi - can help them off the Island.
26.
Sea Tiger (1952) as Director
27.
Jet Job (1952) as Director
28.
Hold That Line (1952) as Director
The Bowery Boys crash college when one of them lands on the football team.
29.
Cuban Fireball (1951) as Director
30.
Ghost Chasers (1951) as Director
The Bowery Boys take on a fake medium.
31.
Havana Rose (1951) as Director
32.
Bowery Battalion (1951) as Director
The Bowery Boys join the Army to catch a spy ring.
33.
Crazy Over Horses (1951) as Director
The Bowery Boys get mixed up with a race horse and the gambling racket.
34.
Let's Go Navy (1951) as Director
The Bowery Boys join the Navy to catch some crooks posing as sailors.
35.
A Wonderful Life (1951) as Director
36.
Blue Grass of Kentucky (1950) as Director
37.
Again Pioneers (1950) as Director
The head of an illegal drug ring uses a women's health spa as a front for his sleeping pill racket.
38.
Blues Busters (1950) as Director
The Bowery Boys open a night club when a tonsillectomy turns one of them into a singing star.
39.
Jiggs and Maggie Out West (1950) as Director
40.
Blonde Dynamite (1950) as Director
The Bowery Boys get into the escort service and get mixed up with crooks.
41.
County Fair (1950) as Director
42.
Second Chance (1950) as Director
43.
Lucky Losers (1950) as Director
The Bowery Boys almost strike it rich when they break into the stock market.
44.
The Lawton Story (1949) as Director
45.
Incident (1949) as Director
A stockbroker is jumped one night and beaten up by gangsters; it turns out they mistook him for another gangsters, whom he closely resembles. Determined to find the intended victim and ensure that he doesn't get assaulted again, he finds himself involved with a beautiful blonde who gets him entangled in a plot involving hijacking and murder.
46.
47.
Trail of the Yukon (1949) as Director
48.
Forgotten Women (1949) as Director
49.
Tuna Clipper (1949) as Director
50.
Tough Assignment (1949) as Director
51.
Kidnapped (1948) as Director
After being kidnapped and sold into slavery, a young man fights to reclaim his birthright.
52.
Smugglers' Cove (1948) as Director
The Bowery Boys take on a gang of German smugglers.
53.
The Golden Eye (1948) as Director
54.
The Feathered Serpent (1948) as Director
55.
Jiggs and Maggie in Court (1948) as Director
56.
Shanghai Chest (1948) as Director
Vic Armstrong arrives at his Uncle Judge Armstrong's home just in time to answer the telephone. Unknown to him, his uncle has just been murdered and the culprit is right there in the room with him! Phyllis Powers, on the other end of the line, recognizes Vic's voice, but just then Vic is knocked unconscious by the murderer. When he awakens, he (for reasons known only to movie mystery writers) pulls the knife out of his uncle's back, thus putting his fingerprints all over it, and just in time for the police, having been called by a worried Phyllis, to discover him standing over the body. Well, we know he didn't do it, but the police don't agree. Can Charlie Chan recognize the boy's innocence, and find the real murderer before Vic is sent into durance vile, or even worse?
57.
Angels' Alley (1948) as Director
An ex-con cousin of one of the Bowery Boys gets them into trouble with the law.
58.
Jinx Money (1948) as Director
The Bowery Boys find a dead gangster's loot-and the mob out to get it back.
59.
Philo Vance Returns (1947) as Director
Playboy Larry Blandon (Damian O'Flynn) introduces his grandmother Stella Blandon (Clara Blandick) to his fiancee, radio singer Virginia Berneaux (Ramsay Ames). Despite Larry's record of broken romances and divorces, Virginia decides she will marry him. Virginia is slain that night and Blandon telephones his friend Philo Vance (William Wright) to help find the killer. Even as they talk, the killer strikes again and Philo hears Larry fall dead. Philo begins his investigation with Alexis Carnova (Leon Belasco), Virginia's manager, and the two go to Larry's home, where Stella tells them that the motive for the killing might be Larry's will that names the six women in his life as heirs and if any die before the will is probated, the others will divide the shares. They also learn that Katherine Corbett (Phyllis Planchard), the first of Larry's wives, has been murdered. Suspicion now falls on Lorena Sims (Terry Austin), a former wife who has been a patient at a sanitarium suffering from a nervous ailment. All of the deaths have been by poison and Lorena had access to it at the sanitarium. Philo uncovers another piece of information that leads him to break into the Blandon home just as Stella is about to give Lorena a glass of warm milk.
60.
Bowery Buckaroos (1947) as Director
The Bowery Boys head west and land themselves in hot water.
61.
Killer at Large (1947) as Director
62.
Hard Boiled Mahoney (1947) as Director
The Bowery Boys try to expose a phony fortune-teller.
63.
Too Many Winners (1947) as Director
64.
News Hounds (1947) as Director
When they get newspaper jobs, the Bowery Boys take on a sport-fixing mob.
65.
The Chinese Ring (1947) as Director
The famed Asian detective investigates a murder linked to the Chinese fight for freedom.
66.
Gas House Kids Go West (1947) as Director
67.
Below the Deadline (1946) as Director
A veteran joins the mob to avenge his gangster brother''''s murder.
68.
Spook Busters (1946) as Director
When they set themselves up as ghost hunters, the Bowery Boys tangle with a mad scientist.
69.
One Exciting Week (1946) as Director
70.
Behind the Mask (1946) as Fill-In Director
Lawyer-superhero Lamont Cranston is framed for the murder of a newspaper columnist.
71.
The Face of Marble (1946) as Director
A mad scientist''''s attempts to revive the dead go haywire when he runs into a voodoo priestess.
72.
Mr. Hex (1946) as Director
A hypnotist turns one of the Bowery Boys into a championship boxer.
73.
Girl on the Spot (1946) as Director
Eleven Gilbert & Sullivan numbers are melded within the murder-mystery plot of "Girl on the Spot", with a result that either G&S and/or the plot are always seemingly on stage-wait or in the wings awaiting a cue. Lois Collier is the girl-on-the-spot of the title because she was on the scene of a murder. The police conclude she didn't do it and they use her to set a trap for the real killer, a G&S addict, by financing a Broadway production starring Collier. The police department evidently found the money for financing a Broadway show under "Misc.Expenses" in the city budget.
74.
Don't Gamble with Strangers (1946) as Director
75.
Black Market Babies (1945) as Director
This George Morris story (screenplay by George Wallace Sayre) was based on an article that appeared in "Woman's Home Companion" and later reprinted in "Reader's Digest." Eddie Condon (Kane Richmond), a two-bit racketeer, teams up with an alcoholic doctor, Judson (Ralph Morgan), to set up a maternity home with free facilities to expectant mothers, with the proviso that the women sign away all rights to their new-borns. The babies are then offered for adoptation to couples willing to make a substantial "contribution" to the home. Things go well for this borderline within-the-law business until a baby is still-born. Conden had already sold the baby for $5,000 and has no intention of returning the money, so he substitutes the child of the sister (Teala Loring) of his wife (Jayne Hazard). There is a slip-up on the filing of the certificates and the District Attorney's office gets involved.
76.
Fashion Model (1945) as Director
When two employees of a clothing factory are murdered, the shadow of suspicion falls upon a lowly stock boy.
77.
Blonde Ransom (1945) as Director
78.
Adventures of Kitty O'Day (1945) as Director
A perky switchboard operator investigates murders that baffle the police.
79.
Come Out Fighting (1945) as Director
80.
Mom and Dad (1945) as Director
Because a high school girl's parents refuse to discuss sex education (called "personal hygiene" in the film) with her, she gets pregnant by her boyfriend, who conveniently dies. Her parents are blamed, and the local sex education teacher uses this opportunity to show a film showing the dangers (and results) of VD and the birth of a baby.
81.
Swingin' on a Rainbow (1945) as Director
A young girl goes to New York to find a bandleader who has stolen all the songs she wrote and is passing them off as his own. She soon meets and falls in love with a struggling young songwriter who has his own problems.
82.
Crazy Knights (1944) as Director
83.
Bowery Champs (1944) as Director
Copy boys Muggs and Glimpy investigate a murder. They locate the ex-wife of the murdered man and become convinced she is innocent. They hide her from the police while they investigate.
84.
Shadow of Suspicion (1944) as Director
Private investigators infiltrate a jewelry store to guard a priceless emerald bracelet.
85.
Leave It to the Irish (1944) as Director
A private eye investigating one murder is framed for another.
86.
What a Man! (1944) as Director
A timid office worker gets mixed up with the mob when he helps out a beautiful girl.
87.
Detective Kitty O'Day (1944) as Director
An amateur sleuth drives her boyfriend and the police crazy when she butts into a murder investigation.
88.
Follow the Leader (1944) as Director
After they get home from the army, Muggs and Glimpy learn that Danny has been jailed in connection with a warehouse robbery. Knowing that he couldn't have done it, they set out to discover the real robbers. Suspicion falls upon Spider, a new member of the gang whom Muggs has taken a dislike to.
89.
Oh, What a Night (1944) as Director
90.
Hot Rhythm (1944) as Director
Radio writers have big plans for a woman singer.
91.
Voodoo Man (1944) as Director
Dr. Richard Marlowe uses a combination of voodoo rite and hypnotic suggestion to attempt to revivify his beautiful, but long-dead wife, by transferring the life essences of several hapless young girls he has kidnapped and imprisoned in the dungeon beneath his mansion.
92.
Spotlight Scandals (1943) as Director
93.
Mr. Muggs Steps Out (1943) as Director
Muggs, ordered by a judge to get a job "or else", is hired by a society matron as the chauffeur for her wacky family. An engagement party is thrown for the family's daughter, and the rest of the gang is hired as servants for the party. However, a valuable necklace disappears during the festivities, and all the gang is blamed for the theft.
94.
Here Comes Kelly (1943) as Director
A hot-tempered young process server gets mixed up with gangsters.
95.
Ghosts on the Loose (1943) as Director
A gang of street toughs take on Nazi spies.
96.
The Ape Man (1943) as Director
Conducting weird scientific experiments, crazed Dr. James Brewster, aided by his colleague Dr. Randall, has managed to transform himself into a hairy, stooped-over ape-man. Desperately seeking a cure, Brewster believes only an injection of recently-drawn human spinal fluid will prove effective. With Randall refusing to help him, it falls to Brewster and his captive gorilla to find appropriate donors.
97.
The Mystery of the 13th Guest (1943) as Director
An heiress experiences a variety of strange goings on when she goes to collect her inheritance.
98.
Clancy Street Boys (1943) as Director
A small-time tough enlists his gang mates to impress a visiting uncle.
99.
Professor Creeps (1942) as Director
100.
Duke of the Navy (1942) as Director
101.
Men of San Quentin (1942) as Director
102.
Foreign Agent (1942) as Director
A Hollywood technician fights off enemy agents after his new searchlight design.
103.
The Panther's Claw (1942) as Director
104.
Lucky Ghost (1942) as Director
105.
Gallant Lady (1942) as Director
106.
Phantom Killer (1942) as Director
A district attorney investigates a crook who seems to be in two places at the same time.
107.
Broadway Big Shot (1942) as Director
108.
One Thrilling Night (1942) as Director
A couple''''s honeymoon is sabotaged by gangsters looking for missing cash.
109.
The Living Ghost (1942) as Director
A former detective investigates a wealthy kidnap victim who returns with brain damage.
110.
Mr. Celebrity (1941) as Director
The grandparents (James Halligan and Laura Treadwell) of Danny Mason (Buzzy Henry), an orphaned boy, are trying to have him put into their custody rather than that of his uncle, Jim King (James Seay), a racetrack veterinary, as they object to the track enviroment in which he is being raised. Their destinies become entwined with that of former silent-film stars Francis X. Bushman and Clara Kimball Young and ex-heavyweight champion James J."Jim" Jeffries, and that of a broken-down race horse named "Mr. Celebrity." The tagline tells it all.
111.
Federal Fugitives (1941) as Director
112.
Desperate Cargo (1941) as Director
113.
The Miracle Kid (1941) as Director
114.
Emergency Landing (1941) as Director
115.
Blonde Comet (1941) as Director
116.
Misbehaving Husbands (1940) as Director
117.
The Honeymoon's Over (1939) as Director
118.
Torchy Blane in Chinatown (1939) as Director
A daring lady reporter sets out to catch a blackmailer.
119.
Torchy Gets Her Man (1938) as Director
Female reporter Torchy Blane tries to crack a counterfeiting case.
120.
Feather Your Nest (1937) as Director
121.
Says O'Reilly to McNab (1937) as Director
122.
Educated Evans (1936) as Director
123.
It's in the Bag (1936) as Director
124.
Windbag the Sailor (1936) as Director
Will Hay plays a bragging sea captain whose maritime experience actually extends to navigating a coal barge down inland waterways. His tall tales catch him out when he is co-erced into commanding an unseaworthy ship by an unscrupulous shipping agent who means to have it wrecked. This was the first film to couple Will Hay with both Moore Marriott and Graham Moffatt.
125.
Boys Will Be Boys (1936) as Director
Will Hay is a teacher in a prison, who applies for the Headship of Narkover, a public school. This is the first screen appearance of Hay in his (to be ) famous schoolmaster role, in a story based on Dr Smart-Alec, the character created by John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Michael Morton (J.B. Morton, "Beachcomber")
126.
Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk (1936) as Director
A jewish businessman leaves his job when his sons introduce modern technology.
127.
Two Hearts in Harmony (1935) as Director
128.
Get Off My Foot (1935) as Director
129.
Dandy Dick (1935) as Director
130.
So You Won't Talk! (1935) as Director
131.
The Old Fashioned Way (1934) as Director
The manager of a travelling theatre cons an entire small town to keep his troupe afloat.
132.
Her Bodyguard (1933) as Director
133.
The Crime of the Century (1933) as Director
134.
Three Wise Girls (1932) as Director
Three models try to snag husband's but the ones they find are already married.
135.
Make Me a Star (1932) as Director
A grocery clerk goes to Hollywood in search of fame and fortune.
136.
The Mad Parade (1931) as Director
137.
The Lady Who Dared (1931) as Director
A blackmailer falls in love with his beautiful female victim.
138.
Men in Her Life (1931) as Director
139.
Misbehaving Ladies (1931) as Director
A European princess returns to her hometown in the Midwest pretending to be a seamstress.
140.
Father's Son (1931) as Director
141.
Penrod and Sam (1931) as Director
Booth Tarkington''''s tale of two mischievous boys in turn-of-the-century Indiana.
142.
Road to Paradise (1930) as Director
A delinquent girl helps a criminal gang rob her look-alike.
143.
Those Who Dance (1930) as Director
A policeman doubles as a gunman to get in with the mob.
144.
Fugitives (1929) as Director
145.
The Girl From Woolworth's (1929) as Director
146.
Wedding Rings (1929) as Director
147.
Two Weeks Off (1929) as Director
148.
Do Your Duty (1928) as Director
149.
150.
Give and Take (1928) as Director
151.
Home James (1928) as Director
152.
Heart to Heart (1928) as Director
153.
Frisco Sally Levy (1927) as Director
154.
The Irresistible Lover (1927) as Director
155.
The Life of Riley (1927) as Director
156.
That's My Baby (1926) as Director
157.
The Social Highwayman (1926) as Director
158.
The Canadian (1926) as Director
159.
Hold That Lion (1926) as Director
160.
Sparrows (1926) as Director
In this silent film, the oldest of a band of orphans watches over them while they are being used as slaves.
161.
How Baxter Butted In (1925) as Director
162.
A Broadway Butterfly (1925) as Director
163.
Little Annie Rooney (1925) as Director
In this silent film, two children of the streets set out to avenge their father's murder.
164.
Wandering Husbands (1924) as Director
165.
A Self-Made Failure (1924) as Director
166.
Cornered (1924) as Director
167.
Daring Youth (1924) as Director
168.
Daughters of Pleasure (1924) as Director
169.
Lovers' Lane (1924) as Dir?
170.
The Narrow Street (1924) as Director
171.
Her Fatal Millions (1923) as Director
A salesgirl "borrows" expensive jewelry to impress a former boy friend she thinks is married.
172.
The Printer's Devil (1923) as Director
173.
Boy of Mine (1923) as Director
174.
The Country Kid (1923) as Director
175.
Penrod and Sam (1923) as Director
176.
Watch Your Step (1922) as Director
177.
Heroes of the Street (1922) as Director
178.
Catch My Smoke (1922) as Director

Cast (feature film)

179.

Writer (feature film)

180.
Follow the Leader (1944) as Screenwriter
After they get home from the army, Muggs and Glimpy learn that Danny has been jailed in connection with a warehouse robbery. Knowing that he couldn't have done it, they set out to discover the real robbers. Suspicion falls upon Spider, a new member of the gang whom Muggs has taken a dislike to.
181.
What a Man! (1944) as Orig scr
A timid office worker gets mixed up with the mob when he helps out a beautiful girl.
182.
What a Man! (1944) as Orig story idea
A timid office worker gets mixed up with the mob when he helps out a beautiful girl.
183.
Mr. Muggs Steps Out (1943) as Orig story and scr
Muggs, ordered by a judge to get a job "or else", is hired by a society matron as the chauffeur for her wacky family. An engagement party is thrown for the family's daughter, and the rest of the gang is hired as servants for the party. However, a valuable necklace disappears during the festivities, and all the gang is blamed for the theft.
184.
Spotlight Scandals (1943) as Screenwriter
185.
Professor Creeps (1942) as Screenwriter
186.
Duke of the Navy (1942) as Story and Screenplay
187.
Dandy Dick (1935) as Screenwriter

Director (short)

188.
The Big Idea (1934)
In this short comedy, the proprietor of the "Big Idea Scenario Company" suffers as various visitors constantly interrupt his train of thought.

Cast (short)

189.
With a Kodak (1911)
Two former employees plan to blackmail their former bosses with a camera in this short silent comedy.

Assistant Direction (short)

190.
With a Kodak (1911)
Two former employees plan to blackmail their former bosses with a camera in this short silent comedy.

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