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Also Known As: Died: April 18, 1990
Born: January 3, 1903 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

Assault on a Queen (1966) as 2nd unit dir
Mercenaries salvage a sunken submarine to rob the Queen Mary at sea.
The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965) as 2nd unit dir
Michelangelo fights censorship and an autocratic pope to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
A Gathering of Eagles (1963) as 2nd unit dir
A devoted Air Force commander sacrifices happiness in the name of duty.
Captain Newman, M. D. (1963) as 2nd unit dir
A World War II Army psychiatrist tries to help his battle-shocked patients.
Seven Women From Hell (1961) as Director
Pirates of Tortuga (1961) as Director
The Secret of the Purple Reef (1960) as Assistant Director
Guns of the Timberland (1960) as Director
A lumberjack battles a group of ranchers over the rights to a nearby forest.
The Way to the Gold (1957) as Director
On the Threshold of Space (1956) as Director
The Proud Ones (1956) as Director
Marshal Silver is run out of town under suspicion of being a trigger-happy killer after shooting a hired gun of Honest John Barrett. A placid life in a new town is interrupted by the reappearance of Barrett, old enemies and the son of the hired gun from years ago, Anderson.
Love Me Tender (1956) as Director
Three brothers unwittingly become outlaws after robbing a train the day after peacetime.
Seven Cities of Gold (1955) as Director
Catholic priest Junipero Serra accompanies a group of Spanish soldiers into the land north and west of Mexico. Reverand Serra, however, intends to establish missions there, while the military men want to find the fabled "seven cities of gold."
White Feather (1955) as Director
The story of the peace mission from the US cavalary to the Cheyenne Indians in Wyoming during the 1870s. The mission is threatened when one the officers falls for the chief's daughter.
The Glory Brigade (1953) as Director
During the Korean War Lt. Sam Pryor volunteers his platoon to escort Greek troops to perform a reconnaissance mission behind Communist lines. Due to his Greek heritage Pryor is initially proud to accompany the Greek contingent but his feelings change to scorn and mistrust when what he believes is cowardice shown by the Greek soldiers and their leaders results in the near annihiliation of his own platoon. An uneasy alliance is maintained between the US and Greek troops as the enemy's true objective is learned.
Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953) as Director
Love brings together two families of rival sponge fishers.
Lydia Bailey (1952) as 2nd Unit Director
Way of a Gaucho (1952) as Fill-In Director
Red Skies of Montana (1952) as 2nd Unit Director
Lure of the Wilderness (1952) as Loc dir
A young girl and her father, who is unjustly accused of murder, seek refuge in a Georgia swamp until they are befriended by a trapper who penetrates the swamp in search of his dog.
The Frogmen (1951) as 2nd Unit Director
The Desert Fox (1951) as 2nd Unit Director
Following his work with the Afrika Korps, Field Marshall Rommell joins in a plot to assassinate Hitler.
David and Bathsheba (1951) as 2nd Unit Director
King David''''s lust for a married woman has disastrous consequences for Israel.
American Guerrilla in the Philippines (1950) as 2nd Unit Director
Prince of Foxes (1949) as Dir of 2d unit
In 1500, Duke Cesare Borgia hopes to marry his sister (widowed by poison) to the heir apparent of Ferrara, which impedes his conquest of central Italy. On this delicate mission he sends Andrea Orsini, his sister's lover and nearly as unscrupulous as himself. En route, Orsini meets Camilla Verano, wife of the count of Citta' del Monte (Borgia's next intended conquest); and sentiment threatens to turn him against his deadly master, whom no one betrays twice...
Captain from Castile (1948) as 2nd Unit Director
The invasion of Mexico by Cortez, as seen by a young Spanish officer fleeing the Inquisition.
The Spider (1945) as Director
An ex-cop who is now a private detective is hired by a woman to be the go-between in retrieving an important envelope from her partner. The detective has the partner come to his apartment to give him the envelope, but someone sneaks into his apartment and strangles her while the detective is in another room. Fearful that the police will suspect him of the murder, he brings the woman's body back to her own apartment, but the police find out and suspect him of the murder anyway. He must find out who is framing him for the murder and why, before the police catch him.
The Caribbean Mystery (1945) as Director
The Black Swan (1942) as Loc dir
When he's named governor of Jamaica, a former pirate sets out to clean up the Caribbean.
Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942) as 2nd Unit Director
Among those who are fighting to have Congress re-establish the military academy at West Point in the beginning of the nineteenth century is a young Washington socialite, Carolyn Bainbridge (Maureen O'Hara). Congress resolves to revive the Academy on a one-year trial basis. Major Sam Carter (Laird Cregar), a martinet who doesn't believe a college can produce real fighting men, is made the Commandant, and determines to make soldiers - or failures - out of the small band of cadets, by enforcing stringent disciplinary action. Among the cadets are Howard Shelton (John Sutton), Carolyn's fiancee, and Dawson (George Montgomery), a Kentucky frontiersman. There is bad blood between the two from the start, and matters are worsened when Dawson falls in love with Carolyn. Many of the cadets resign, under the discouraging conditions and grueling punishment that is part of Carter's plan to make the school hard and the exercises difficult, and the number of cadets left is down to ten. Word arrives that the Indian chief Tecumseh (Noble Johnson) has gone on the warpath, and Carter is ordered to take part in quelling the rebellion, and to include the cadets along with the regular Bombadiers. Shelton, on patrol, is shot at by an Indian, and hot-headedly leaves his post in pursuit. Dawson leaves to bring him back followed by Major Carter who is captured by the Indians. Using tactics learned at West Point, the small band of cadets attack and demoralize the much larger Indian force, and succeed in rescuing Carter, and Dawson is wounded. Carter is grateful for the actions taken by the band, but says that Shelton and Dawson cannot remain as cadets since they had violated the rules by leaving their posts, and would be a bad precedent for future cadets. Carolyn has come to the Point to marry the unsuspecting Dawson, who thought she loved Shelton.
A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941) as Assistant Director
A hot shot flyer discovers the hero within when he joins the British Air Force during World War II.
Blood and Sand (1941) as Assistant Director
A married matador's rise to stardom is complicated by an affair with a beautiful aristocrat.
Maryland (1940) as Assistant Director
Woman (Bainter) tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son (Payne) to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter (Joyce) of his father's trainer (Brennan), he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt.
Chad Hanna (1940) as Assistant Director
Country boy (Fonda) joins a circus in the 1840s and falls in love with the bare-back rider (Lamour). Later he falls in love with another circus runaway (Darnell).
Little Old New York (1940) as Assistant Director
Steamboat inventor Robert Fulton shows up in New York in 1807. Tavern keeper (Faye) believes in him, but her boyfriend (MacMurray) doesn't. All seems lost when sailors afraid of losing their jobs burn his boat.
Stanley and Livingstone (1939) as Assistant Director
An American newspaper searches Africa for a lost explorer.
Jesse James (1939) as Assistant Director
When a railroad agent kills their mother, Frank and Jesse James take up robbing banks and trains.
Just Around the Corner (1938) as Assistant Director
Once rich architect (Farrell) ruined by the Depression and working as a janitor has a daughter (Temple) who befriends a millionaire (Gillingwater) who backs her dad's engineering plans.
Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938) as Assistant Director
A forward thinking bandleader fights to make ragtime respectable.
In Old Chicago (1938) as Assistant Director
Two Irish brothers become political and romantic rivals.
Seventh Heaven (1937) as Assistant Director
A Parisian sewer worker (Stewart) longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl (Simone Simon) from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to war.
Lloyd's of London (1936) as Assistant Director
A young man's love for a married woman leads him to help found an insurance company.
The Country Doctor (1936) as Assistant Director
Ramona (1936) as Assistant Director
Half-Indian girl (Young) brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house (Taylor) against his family's wishes and loves another Indian (Ameche) employed by the household.
Sins of Man (1936) as Assistant Director
Austrian church bell ringer Freyman loves music and wants his two sons (both played by Ameche) to love it too. The first goes to America and the second is born deaf-mute but gains hearing during WWI bombing.
Corsair (1931) as Asst dir on prod

Cast (feature film)

Imago (1970) as Dr. O'Donnell
A young woman goes to a therapist for help with her sexual inhibitions. The doctor and his staff exploit her and ultimately destroy her sanity.
The Big Show (1957) as
Based by a true story of an estranged couple stranded in a blizzard at Christmas, Suzanne Shemwell's estranged husband Jim unexpectedly comes to Idaho for a family visit just before the holiday, Suzanne is less than thrilled, but their two daughters, 16-year-old Miranda and seven-year-old Taryn, are
Take My Life (1942) as Ace Baldwin
Mr. Toad, owner of Toad Hall, loves the latest fads, such as motor cars. His passion for fashion gets him in hot water with the wrong crowd. Fortunately for Toad, his friends, Mole, Rat and Badger come to his rescue.
Mystery in Swing (1940) as Prince Ellis
A newspaper reporter tries to solve a jazz musician''''s murder.
Blood Money (1933) as Band leader

Writer (feature film)

The Woman Who Dared (1933) as Story

Producer (feature film)

Seven Cities of Gold (1955) as Producer
Catholic priest Junipero Serra accompanies a group of Spanish soldiers into the land north and west of Mexico. Reverand Serra, however, intends to establish missions there, while the military men want to find the fabled "seven cities of gold."
Lure of the Wilderness (1952) as Associate Producer
A young girl and her father, who is unjustly accused of murder, seek refuge in a Georgia swamp until they are befriended by a trapper who penetrates the swamp in search of his dog.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Some Came Running (1959) as Cast dir
A veteran returns home to deal with family secrets and small-town scandals.
American Guerrilla in the Philippines (1950) as Unit Production Manager
Margie (1946) as Production Manager
A brainy school girl falls apart over a new, handsome teacher.
The Song of Bernadette (1945) as Unit Manager
A French peasant girl''''s visions of the Virgin Mary create controversy as pilgrims flock to her small town for healing.
Immortal Sergeant (1943) as Production Manager
During WWII, a corporal in the desert reminisces about the love he left behind and faces uncertainty about his strength as a leader.
The Call of the Wild (1935) as Casting dir
Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep him from being shot by an arrogant Englishman also headed for the Yukon.
George White's 1935 Scandals (1935) as Asst unit mgr
Clive of India (1935) as Casting
An enterprising clerk leads the British colonial campaign in India.
Gallant Lady (1934) as Casting
The Last Gentleman (1934) as Casting dir
In New England circa 1933, a niece is reported missing and presumed dead and Cabot Barr (George Arliss) summons his relatives to the family estate for a memorial service. Once there, Barr taunts each one, claiming their only interest in him is hsi money, and sends them away when the report about the niece proves to be false. Only niece Marjorie, who has ridiculed one of his pet eccentricities, seems to be the object of any sentimental affection. Weeks later, Marjorie and her mother, Augusta (Edna May Oliver) and Allan (Frank Albertson), a young man Barr admires, are invited to Barr manor, where Barr fosters a romance between Marjorie and Allan. When his son, Judd (Donald Meek), seeks to have him declared insane, the shock kills the old man. Again, the family is gathered, a curtain is drawn and the old man appears on a film, and he tells each relative what he is leaving them and why, or why not in the case of Judd who is cut off without a cent. Marjorie is left the bulk of the estate as the old man, on film, declares her to be the only one worthy of carrying on the Barr traditions, and Allan is instructed to marry her and take her name as his family's cognomen. The film and the film within ends with Barr announcing that he hopes to have the pleasure of meeting them all again in another world.
The House of Rothschild (1934) as Casting
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.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

This Is Elvis (1981)
Staged scenes and vintage clips re-create Elvis Presley''''s life.

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