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Also Known As: Died: January 8, 1972
Born: June 11, 1889 Cause of Death: stroke
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
London Town (1946)
An aging music hall performer returns to London believing he's the star of a new show. When he discovers that he's only slated to be the understudy, his daughter sabotages the revue's star in order to get him back into the spotlight.
2.
See Here, Private Hargrove (1944) as Director
A green recruit has a series of madcap adventures in the Army.
3.
Slightly Dangerous (1943) as Director
A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance."
4.
Somewhere I'll Find You (1942) as Director
Brothers feud over a girl they both fall for while covering World War II.
5.
You Belong to Me (1941) as Director
A playboy marries a woman doctor then grows jealous of her male patients.
6.
Arizona (1940) as Director
A tough pioneer woman needs a young man's help in fighting land grabbers and finding love.
7.
Too Many Husbands (1940) as Director
When her long lost husband returns after her re-marriage, a woman decides to try life with two mates.
8.
Invitation to Happiness (1939) as Director
Trainer Pop Hardy thinks his heavyweight boxer 'King' Cole could be champ...some day; he wants to sell a half interest in Cole to his rich friend Wayne. Wayne's daughter Eleanor is disdainful, but brash Cole manages to get under her skin. Can a society dame and a mug find happiness together? And can she wait for his slow rise to fame?
9.
Sing You Sinners (1938) as Director
A brother act is broken up by one sibling''''s devotion to gambling.
10.
I Met Him in Paris (1937) as Director
Kay Denham is off for a 'fling' in Paris, leaving her staid suitor Berk behind. There, she meets two new suitors, Gene and George. Gene smooth-talks her into a junket to Switzerland, but George (with no illusions about his friend) appoints himself chaperone. Through a series of slapstick winter sports, Kay remains puzzled about George's disapproval of Gene...but there's a reason.
11.
True Confession (1937) as Director
A compulsive liar, married to a scrupulously honest lawyer, confesses to a murder she didn''''t commit to help further his career.
12.
The Bride Comes Home (1936) as Director
13.
14.
The Gilded Lily (1935) as Director
A news reporter turns the woman he loves into a media star after she rejects an aristocrat''s marriage proposal.
15.
Accent on Youth (1935) as Director
16.
Mississippi (1935) as Fill-In Director
A young pacifist after refusing on principle to defend her sweetheart's honor and being banished in disgrace, joins a riverboat troupe as a singer, acquires a reputation as a crackshot after a saloon brawl in which the villain of the piece accidentally kills himself with his own gun, falls in love with his former fianceé's sister and finally bullies an apprehensive family into accepting him.
17.
Shoot the Works (1934) as Director
18.
Bolero (1934) as Director
This is the story of an egotistical nightclub dance performer named Raoul, his determination to succeed at all costs, and the only woman in his life that truly matters to him, a dancing partner named Helen. (The highlight of the film is a dance performed atop a circular stage to a truncated version of Ravel's "Bolero.")
19.
The Monkey's Paw (1933) as Director
20.
I'm No Angel (1933) as Director
A carnival dancer evades the law and invades high society.
21.
College Humor (1933) as Director
College football players struggle with alcoholism, relationships and a singing drama teacher.
22.
No Man of Her Own (1932) as Director
A card sharp on the run falls for a beautiful librarian.
23.
Roar of the Dragon (1932) as Director
Bandits menace Americans on a Chinese riverboat.
24.
Cimarron (1931) as Director
A husband and wife fight to survive in the early days of the Oklahoma Territory.
25.
Are These Our Children (1931) as Director
Authorities try to figure out how a young man from a good background ended up on death row.
26.
Honey (1930) as Director
27.
The Sea Bat (1930) as Director
Mexican fishermen enter a deadly competition to kill a sting ray.
28.
Condemned (1929) as Director
A Devil¿s Island convict and the warden¿s wife fall in love.
29.
Street Girl (1929) as Director
A girl from the wrong part of town finds a new life managing a jazz band.
30.
Port of Dreams (1929)
A band of settlers on the Oregon Trail is attacked by outlaws, who steal their horses. The horses are returned and the outlaws chased off by three cowboys who just happen to pass by. Years later, the three cowboys again save the settlers when they are threatened by some rebellious farmworkers.
31.
Scandal (1929) as Director
32.
Girl Overboard (1929) as Director
33.
The Fourflusher (1928) as Director
34.
Finders Keepers (1928) as Director
35.
Silk Stockings (1927) as Director
36.
Beware of Widows (1927) as Director
37.
The Kick-Off (1926) as Director
38.
A Man of Quality (1926) as Director
39.
The Plastic Age (1925) as Director
Hugh Carver is an athletic star and a freshman at Prescott College. He falls in love with Cynthia Day, a popular girl who loves to go to parties. He finds that it is impossible to please her and still keep up with his studies and his athletic training, and soon the two face some difficult decisions.
40.
Broadway Lady (1925) as Director
41.
The Age of Innocence (1924) as Director
42.
Slippy McGee (1923) as Director
43.
The Remittance Woman (1923) as Director
44.
Mr. Billings Spends His Dime (1923) as Director
45.
The Heart Raider (1923) as Director
46.
If I Were Queen (1922) as Director
47.
Wild Honey (1922) as Director
48.
Over the Wire (1921) as Director
49.
The Greater Claim (1921) as Director
50.
Uncharted Seas (1921) as Director
51.
The Leopard Woman (1920) as Director
52.
Sooner or Later (1920) as Director
53.
The Desperate Hero (1920) as Director
54.
Love (1920) as Director
55.
Piccadilly Jim (1919) as Director
56.
The Winchester Woman (1919) as Director
57.
The Blind Adventure (1918) as Director
58.
For France (1917) as Director
59.
Outcast (1917) as Assistant Director

Cast (feature film)

60.
Charlie Chaplin's Burlesque on "Carmen" (1916) as The tramp
This is a parody of two "Carmen"s, Bizet's opera and a movie (1915) starring Geraldine Farrar. Smugglers come ashore. Their leader sends the gypsy Carmen to lure Don Jose (called Darn Hosiery) away so they can get the contraband to town. There are grand swordfights, deaths, returns to life.

Writer (feature film)

61.
London Town (1946)
An aging music hall performer returns to London believing he's the star of a new show. When he discovers that he's only slated to be the understudy, his daughter sabotages the revue's star in order to get him back into the spotlight.
62.
Are These Our Children (1931) as Story
Authorities try to figure out how a young man from a good background ended up on death row.

Producer (feature film)

63.
London Town (1946)
An aging music hall performer returns to London believing he's the star of a new show. When he discovers that he's only slated to be the understudy, his daughter sabotages the revue's star in order to get him back into the spotlight.
64.
You Belong to Me (1941) as Producer
A playboy marries a woman doctor then grows jealous of her male patients.
65.
Arizona (1940) as Producer
A tough pioneer woman needs a young man's help in fighting land grabbers and finding love.
66.
Too Many Husbands (1940) as Producer
When her long lost husband returns after her re-marriage, a woman decides to try life with two mates.
67.
Invitation to Happiness (1939) as Producer
Trainer Pop Hardy thinks his heavyweight boxer 'King' Cole could be champ...some day; he wants to sell a half interest in Cole to his rich friend Wayne. Wayne's daughter Eleanor is disdainful, but brash Cole manages to get under her skin. Can a society dame and a mug find happiness together? And can she wait for his slow rise to fame?
68.
Sing You Sinners (1938) as Producer
A brother act is broken up by one sibling''''s devotion to gambling.
69.
I Met Him in Paris (1937) as Producer
Kay Denham is off for a 'fling' in Paris, leaving her staid suitor Berk behind. There, she meets two new suitors, Gene and George. Gene smooth-talks her into a junket to Switzerland, but George (with no illusions about his friend) appoints himself chaperone. Through a series of slapstick winter sports, Kay remains puzzled about George's disapproval of Gene...but there's a reason.

Production Companies (feature film)

70.
Arizona (1940) as Company
A tough pioneer woman needs a young man's help in fighting land grabbers and finding love.
71.
Invitation to Happiness (1939) as Company
Trainer Pop Hardy thinks his heavyweight boxer 'King' Cole could be champ...some day; he wants to sell a half interest in Cole to his rich friend Wayne. Wayne's daughter Eleanor is disdainful, but brash Cole manages to get under her skin. Can a society dame and a mug find happiness together? And can she wait for his slow rise to fame?
72.
Sing You Sinners (1938) as Company
A brother act is broken up by one sibling''''s devotion to gambling.
73.
True Confession (1937) as Company
A compulsive liar, married to a scrupulously honest lawyer, confesses to a murder she didn''''t commit to help further his career.
74.
75.
The Bride Comes Home (1936) as Company
76.
Cimarron (1931) as Company
A husband and wife fight to survive in the early days of the Oklahoma Territory.

Cast (short)

77.
Her Torpedoed Love (1917)
In this silent short comedy, a conniving butler plots against a cook when he discovers the cook has been willed a fortune.
78.
A Submarine Pirate (1915) as His Accomplice
In this short silent comedy, a waiter attempts to thwart a robbery led by a submarine pirate and steal the money for himself.
79.
Lover's Lost Control (1915)
A husband wreaks havoc in a department store with his cane, clumsiness, and wandering eye in this silent short film.

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