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Alfred Werker

Alfred Werker


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Also Known As: Died: July 28, 1975
Born: December 2, 1896 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Deadwood, South Dakota, USA Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

The Young Don't Cry (1957) as Director
An orphaned teen tries to help a wrongly convicted man who's escaped from prison.
Rebel in Town (1956) as Director
A man hunts down the bank robber who accidentally killed his son.
Canyon Crossroads (1955) as Director
A geology professor and his daughter go hunting for uranium in the modern West.
At Gunpoint (1955) as Director
Three Hours to Kill (1954) as Director
After escaping a lynch mob, an innocent man returns to find out who framed him for murder.
Devil's Canyon (1953) as Director
A U.S. Marshal is unjustly convicted and sent to a notorious Arizona prison.
The Last Posse (1953) as Director
Flashbacks reveal how a posse after stolen money returned empty handed.
Walk East on Beacon (1952) as Director
A federal agent tries to track down the Communist spies behind a security leak.
Sealed Cargo (1951) as Director
A fisherman tangles with Nazi smugglers off the Canadian coast.
Lost Boundaries (1949) as Director
A black family tries to build a new life by passing as white.
He Walked by Night (1948) as Director
After killing a cop, a burglar fights to evade the police.
Pirates of Monterey (1947) as Director
Repeat Performance (1947) as Director
Sheila Page, a Broadway star, shoots Barney, her murderous husband on New Year's Eve. She flees her apartment and goes to her Producer, John Friday. When she arrives, it is New Year's day, a year earlier. She has been given the chance to live life over and correct the errors of the past only to find that the end will be the same although the path will be different.
Shock (1946) as Director
Dr. Cross (Vincent Price), a psychiatrist, is treating a young woman, Janet Stewart (Anabel Shaw), who is in a coma-state, brought on when she heard loud arguing, went to her window and saw a man strike his wife with a candlestick and kill her. As she comes out of her shock, she recognizes Dr. Cross as the killer. He takes her to his sanitarium and urged by his nurse/lover, Elaine Jordan (Lynn Bari), gives Janet an overdose of insulin. But he can't bring himself to murder her in cold blood and asks Elaine to get the medicine to save her. She refuses, they argue, and he strangles her. He saves Janet's life, but now faces two murder charges.
My Pal Wolf (1944) as Director
A little girl fights to keep her dog over her nanny's objections.
Thunder Birds (1942) as Dir of retakes
A veteran flyer and the youngster he''''s training fall for the same girl.
The Mad Martindales (1942) as Director
A-Haunting We Will Go (1942) as Director
The boys are recruited by a gang of thugs to get a coffin containing one of their far from dead colleagues to Dayton to try and get at an inheritance. After the coffin gets switched with the one Dante the Magician uses in his act, his stage show gets more than usually popular.
Whispering Ghosts (1942) as Director
Moon Over Her Shoulder (1941) as Director
The Reluctant Dragon (1941) as Director
Robert Benchley learns about the animation process at Walt Disney Studios while trying to pitch an idea for a cartoon.
It Could Happen to You (1939) as Director
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) as Fill-In Director
Sherlock Holmes uncovers a plot to murder the heir to a country estate.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) as Director
The famed sleuth tries to stop Professor Moriarty from stealing the Crown Jewels.
News Is Made at Night (1939) as Director
Kidnapped (1938) as Director
A young man''''s evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
Gateway (1938) as Director
Irish immigrant (Whalen) meets returning war correspondent (Ameche) on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amors of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at Ellis Island.
Up the River (1938) as Director
Card sharps Chipper Morgan (Preston Foster) and Darby Randall (Arthur Treacher) pick the wrong victim, Detective Willis (Alan Dinehart), on a transatlantic crossing, and are arrested upon docking in New York and returned up the river to Rockwell Prison, their old alma mater. They had played brilliant football for "dear old Pen" during their prior semesters, and prison coach Slim Nelson (Slim Summerville) is happy to see them back for graduate work, especially with the annual grudge game with Larson State Pen coming up. Willis, who has been named the new warden for Rockwell, gives them soft jobs and then places a large bet on the Larson eleven. Both Chipper and Darby feel badly about the raw deal handed fellow "student" Tommy Grant (Tony Martin) and his sweetheart, Helen (Phyllis Brooks), who were innocently caught up in a phoney pension racket ran by swindlers Jeffrey Mitchell (Sidney Toler) and Ray Douglas (Robert Allen), and were both jailed. When Phyllis is released from Stillwell Prison for Women, she tells Tommy about the two men and their racket, and he decides to escape, even though he has only a month more to serve, and put an end to their scheme. He plans his break for the night of the prison's "varsity show" and tells Chipper and Darby, who promise to help him. But the pair tie up Tommy and make the break themselves, dressed as women. They go to Springfield, save the victim's money, get a confession from Mitchell and Douglas clearing Tommy and Helen, turn them over to the sheriff...and race back to Rockwell to find their team behind 14-9 late in the game. Can they lead old Rockwell to a comeback victory?
City Girl (1938) as Director
Big Town Girl (1937) as Director
Wild and Woolly (1937) as Director
We Have Our Moments (1937) as Director
Stolen Harmony (1935) as Director
Band leader Jack Conrad is impressed by prison inmate Ray Ferrera on saxophone. Conrad hires Ray to join his band and tour upon his release. Ray hooks up with Jean, a dancer in the show, and the two become a successful dance act. However, when an ex-inmate buddy of Ray's robs the tour bus, Ray is suspected of wrongdoing by Jack and the others in the group. After a gang of thugs hijacks the tour bus, Ray tries to use his street smarts to redeem his reputation.
The House of Rothschild (1934) as Director
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against the family.
You Belong to Me (1934) as Director
Advice to the Lovelorn (1933) as Director
Los Angeles newspaper reporter Toby Prentiss is continually in trouble with his editor. He is demoted to running the paper's "Miss Lonelyhearts" advice column because he missed the scoop on a major earthquake whilst out on the town. Determined to be fired from the column he starts to give crazy advice to the readers, but this only makes him even more popular.
Hello, Sister! (1933) as Dir of retakes
It's Great to Be Alive (1933) as Director
Bachelor's Affairs (1932) as Director
The Gay Caballero (1932) as Director
Football star Ted Radcliffe goes west to manage an inherited cattle ranch. Empire builder and cattle thief Don Paco is hounded by El Coyote (who is really Don Bob) who now has a partner in Ted. Unfortunately Ted is also falling love with Don Paco's daughter Adela.
Rackety Rax (1932) as Director
Fair Warning (1931) as Director
Annabelle's Affairs (1931) as Director
After only 11 hours of marriage, Annabelle and her husband separate-not knowing what each other truly looks like. Annabelle is given stocks in a mining enterprise by her husband and told not to part with them. Annabelle, an extravagant spender, is forced to give the stocks to her husband's millionaire rival. Hearing that her husband is returning home, Annabelle poses as a cook at her husband's rival's home. Her husband arrives but is unrecognizable to Annabelle. He's now working as a captain for his rival. Annabelle finds herself falling for this mysterious captain.
Heartbreak (1931) as Director
Last of the Duanes (1930) as Director
Buck Duane avenges his father's murder by gunning down the killer, but must flee from the law. He finds Ruth, whom he once loved, in the clutches of the outlaw Bland. In rescuing Ruth, he becomes entangled with Bland's amorous wife.
Double Cross Roads (1930) as Director
Chasing Through Europe (1929) as Director
Blue Skies (1929) as Director
The Sunset Legion (1928) as Director
Kit Carson (1928) as Director
The Pioneer Scout (1928) as Director
The Tough Guy (1926) as Assistant Director
Lone Hand Saunders (1926) as Assistant Director
Ridin' the Wind (1925) as Co-dir
The Wild Bull's Lair (1925) as Assistant Director
That Devil Quemado (1925) as Assistant Director
The Bandit's Baby (1925) as Assistant Director
Pollyanna (1920) as Assistant Director
When Pollyanna is orphaned, she is sent to live with her crotchety Aunt Polly. Pollyanna discovers that many of the people in her aunt's New England home town are as ill-tempered as her aunt. But Pollyanna's incurable optimism - exemplified by her "glad game," in which she looks for the bright side of every situation - bring a change to the staid old community.
Heart O' the Hills (1919) as Assistant Director
The Hoodlum (1919) as Assistant Director
A spoiled rich girl fights for her life when she''''s trapped in the slums.
The Regenerates (1917) as Assistant Director
The Firefly of Tough Luck (1917) as Assistant Director

Producer (feature film)

Jesse James (1927) as Supervisor

Production Companies (feature film)

Fair Warning (1931) as Company

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