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Director (feature film)

1.
Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (1934) as Mus numbers dir by
Underworld king Lee Lother has been killed aboard a ocean liner, several people could have been the murderer. There is his mistress Anya Roysen, a married woman, who was jealous of his flirtations with his old moll, night club singer Sally Marsh, who had agreed for one last night with Lother, to get her younger brother Ned out of the Lother's clutches because he has faked Lother's name on a check to pay his gambling debts. Then there is Sally's new flame Jimmy Brett, a con man and gentlemen thief, who has out-tricked Lother in a fixed poker game, and is, together with shorty, after the ladies jewels. Inspector McKinney suspects Joe Saunders, a recently released convict, who was arrested due to some tips by Lother, but Ned and Sally insist that they committed the crime alone.
2.
On With the Show (1929) as Ensemble dir
An inexperienced newcomer steps in for a musical comedy's ailing star.
3.
Paris (1929) as Addl dir
A stage star''''s romance with a young man is jeopardized by his mother''''s arrival.

Dance (feature film)

4.
Valentino (1951) as Dance Director
The famed silent screen star is torn between love and his career.
5.
I'll Get By (1950) as Dances staged by
Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.
6.
Copacabana (1947) as Mus numbers staged by
7.
Linda, Be Good (1947) as Dance Director
8.
Queen of Burlesque (1946) as Dance Director
Reporter Steve Hurley (Carleton Young) is happy when he hears that Crystal McCoy (Evelyn Ankers), star of the burlesque show, is to be replaced by her predecessor, Dolly Devoe (Jaqueline Dalya). Steve hopes Crystal will marry him and give up the stage. But Crystal is unhappy about it, as is show manager Joe Nolan (Craig Reynolds), for he also likes her. It is obvious that he is being forced to put Dolly back in the show. And there is also Blossom Terraine (Rose La Rose) who wants the star role and is using her suitor Chick Malloy (Murray Leonard), the comedian of the show to back her. Dolly arrives in a snit and immediately starts a quarrel with Crystal. And Dolly's day gets worse when Lola Cassell (Marion Martin) shows up and accuses Dolly of having driven to suicide the man they both loved. Dolly's bad day ends when Annie (Alice Fleming), the wardrobe woman who idolizes Crystal, finds her strangled body in a dressing room trunk. The first person Inspector Crowley (Emory Parnell) suspects is Chick, for he had been overheard in an incriminating conversation with Blossom. Then he turns to Crystal, as the result of a threat she had made, plus he learns that a story Steve is writing revolves around the finding of a strangled body in a trunk. To complete the Inspector's own bad day, albeit somewhat better than Dolly's, he finds out that Lola had visited Dolly in her dressing room, and that Chick is blackmailing Nolan into putting Blossom in the starring role and has evidence that Nolan had also been in Dolly's dressing room inbetween the other traffic. THEN, Annie, fearing that Crystal will be arrested, confesses to the murder. The police do not believe her, and give orders that nobody is to leave the theatre until the murderer is found which, based on the number of suspects, gives no indication of happening anytime soon. The list is narrowed when Lola is found dead in a phone booth, with a knife thrust in her back. And while he is questioning the rest of the group in Nolan's office, the lights go out, and Blossom exits stage left by being murdered. Chick accuses Nolan, who admits he was also in Dolly's dressing room - who wasn't - only because she was blackmailing him but she was alive when he left. A shot rings out in Crystal's dressing room, where they find Annie in a faint, but unharmed by the bullet. An inspection of the room shows that Annie fired the bullet at herself, and Steve's adroit questioning tricks Annie into confessing that she was the killer, the crimes being committed as the result of a homicidal mania induced by Annie's intense love for Crystal, who she mistakenly believes to be her daughter.
9.
The Catman of Paris (1946) as Dance Director
10.
Utah (1945) as Dance Director
When ranch foreman Roy learns the new ranch owner Dorothy Bryant and her friends are arriving, he directs them to Gabby's rundown ranch. He figures they will be discouraged and return East. But the plan backfires when Dorothy, thinking her ranch worthless, sells the real ranch at a fraction of it's value.
11.
Dakota (1945) as Dance Director
In 1871, professional gambler John Devlin (John Wayne) elopes with Sandra "Sandy" Poli (Vera Ralston), daughter of Marko Poli (Hugo Haas), an immigrant who has risen to railroad tycoon. Sandy, knowing that the railroad is to be extended into Dakota, plans to use their $20,000 nest egg to buy land options to sell to the railroad at a profit. On the stage trip to Ft. Abercrombie, their fellow passengers are Jim Bender (Ward Bond) and Bigtree Collins (Mike Mazurki), who practically own the town of Fargo and Devlin is aware that they are prepared to protect the little empire...trying to drive out the farmers by burning their property, destroying their wheat, and blaming the devastation on the Indians. Continuing their journey north on the river aboard the "River Bird', Sandy and John meet Captain Bounce (Walter Brennan), an irascible old seafarer. Two of Bendender's henchmen, Slagin (Grant Withers) and Carp (Paul Fix), board the boat and relieve John of his $20,000 at gunpoint. Captain Bounce, chasing the robber's dinghy, wrecks his boat on a sandbar. At Fargo, the land wars begin and John teams with the wheat farmers against the Bender gang. Several attempts are made on his life and Collins tries to frame him for murder.
12.
Sunset in Eldorado (1945) as Dance Director
The story involves a rather odd flashback by Dale who is visiting El Dorado, home of her grandmother. She dreams about her grandmother's adventures including a romance with a cowboy who looks very much like Roy. Roy, of course, also exists in the present for Dale. Songs include "Go West, Young Man," "Lady Who Wouldn't Say Yes," and "Belle of the El Dorado."
13.
Along the Navajo Trail (1945) as Dance Director
U.S. Deputy Marshal Roy investigates the disappearance of a government agent who has come to Dale's father's Lazy A Ranch. The bad guys want the land the ranch sits on because they know an oil pipeline is planned through this location. Songs include the title song and the famous "Cool Water."
14.
A Song for Miss Julie (1945) as Dance Director
15.
Don't Fence Me In (1945) as Dance Director
A lady reporter travels West to dig up the truth about a long dead bandit.
16.
Flame of Barbary Coast (1945) as Dance Director
Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a fortune he opens his own place with Flaxen as the entertainer. The 1906 quake destroys his place.
17.
Bells of Rosarita (1945) as Dance Director
Dale Evans inherits a circus, but her dead father's partner (Grant Withers) is trying to take it away from her. Roy and Bob Nolan are filming a movie on location at the circus. They and a number of other western movie stars come to Dale's aid, putting on a show and catching the bad guys.
18.
The Cowboy and the Senorita (1944) as Dance Director
Outlaws conceal a gold mine's true worth from the man who inherited it.
19.
San Fernando Valley (1944) as Dance Director
A ranch owner fires his ranch hands and brings in women to replace them. The owner's daughter wants the male hands back and comes up with a plan to do it. They will rustle the horses and when the women hands are unable to find them, they will bring them in and get their old jobs back. But the two hands that steal the horses sell them and then claim they were robbed.
20.
Lights of Old Santa Fe (1944) as Dance Director
Sandwiched in between the numerous musical numbers, the Gabby Whittaker and Madden rodeo's are competing for bookings. When Gabby gets a date in Albuquerque, Madden has his man destroy his equipment. Roy finds a broken rawhide rope at the scene and uses it to bring Madden to justice.
21.
The Yellow Rose of Texas (1944) as Dance Director
Insurance Investigator Roy is looking for Weston and the missing money he supposedly obtained in a robbery. When he catches him and listens to his story, he changes his mind about him. A freak accident locates the missing money box and they find the seal unbroken. Roy then announces the box will be opened at the showboat that evening.
22.
Song of Nevada (1944) as Dance Director
When John Barrabbee's plane makes an emergency landing, he wanders off and joins Roy's cattle drive. Later he learns he was killed when his plane resumed its flight and crashed. He also learns his daughter is going to sell his ranch and marry a man he dislikes. So he gives Roy a job on the ranch and sends him off to see if he can prevent both of these events while he remains in hiding.
23.
Follies Girl (1943) as Dances staged by
24.
Jail House Blues (1942) as Dance Director
25.
Pot O' Gold (1941) as Dance Director
A young man is caught between his music-hating uncle and a pretty girl from a family of musicians.
26.
Sing Another Chorus (1941) as Dances staged by
27.
Moonlight in Hawaii (1941) as Mus numbers staged by
28.
Perfidia (1940) as Dance Director
29.
Sing, Dance, Plenty Hot (1940) as Dance Director
30.
Spring Parade (1940) as Dances by
31.
One Night in the Tropics (1940) as Dances by
32.
Laugh It Off (1939) as Dance Director
33.
Rio (1939) as Dance Director
34.
Outside of Paradise (1938) as "Shenanigan" number staged by
35.
He Loved an Actress (1938) as Choreography
36.
Make a Wish (1937) as Dance Director
While at summer camp in the Maine woods, little Bobby Breen befriends composer Basil Rathbone, who left the city to try and break his creative block, and is soon playing matchmaker for his widowed singer mother and Rathbone.
37.
The Music Goes 'Round (1936) as Dance Director
38.
Follow Your Heart (1936) as Dance Director
39.
Sweet Surrender (1935) as Dance Director
40.
Redheads on Parade (1935) as Ensembles dir by
41.
Murder at the Vanities (1934) as Dance numbers
Shortly before the curtain goes up the first time at the latest performance of Earl Carroll's Vanities, someone is attempting to injure the leading lady Ann Ware, who wants to marry leading man Eric Lander. Stage manager in charge Jack Ellery calls in his friend, policeman Bill Murdock, to help him investigate. Bill thinks Jack if offering to let him see the show from an unusual view point, after he forgot to get him tickets for the performance, but then they find the corpse of a murdered women. Bill suspects Eric of the crime, especially, after the second female lead Rita Ross told him she saw the women leaving from Eric's room. Then Rita is shot onstage with Eric's gun. Jack and Bill decide not to stop the show, but Bill preparing to arrest Eric. Is he on the right track ?
42.
The Cat's-Paw (1934) as Dance numbers by
Naive Ezekial Cobb, brought up by his missionary father in China returns to America to seek a wife. Corrupt politicians enlist him to run for mayor as a dummy candidate with no chance of winning. Their plan backfires as he wins and embarks upon a reform crusade.
43.
Girl Without a Room (1933) as Dance Director
44.
Diplomaniacs (1933) as Dance numbers staged by
An Indian tribe sends two nitwits to a conference in Geneva.
45.
Sitting Pretty (1933) as Dance ensemble by
Jack Oakie and Jack Haley are songwriters are enroute from New York to Hollywood to make their fame and fortune; Ginger Rogers, a lunchwagon proprieter, joins them.
46.
Kiss Me Again (1931) as Dance ensembles
A French army officer and a cabaret singer chase each other across Europe.
47.
Golden Dawn (1930) as Dance Director
An adventurer falls for a woman destined to be the virgin priestess for an African tribe.
48.
No, No, Nanette (1930) as Dance numbers
49.
Smiling Irish Eyes (1929) as Choreography
50.
Honky Tonk (1929) as Dance Director
51.
The Show of Shows (1929) as Dance Director
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
52.
Sally (1929) as Dance Director
A waitress dreams of becoming a Broadway star.
53.
Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929) as Dance & stage presentations
54.
Paris (1929) as Dance Director
A stage star''''s romance with a young man is jeopardized by his mother''''s arrival.
55.
Is Everybody Happy? (1929) as Dance Director

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