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Also Known As: Died: September 14, 1969
Born: July 13, 1921 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Alabama, USA Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

Private Hell 36 (1954) as Assistant Director
Two LA detectives get in over their heads when they get involved with a nightclub singer who holds the key to the missing loot from a New York elevator robbery. Once they find the money, they are tempted to keep it and betrayal and corruption come to run the order of things.
Main Street to Broadway (1953) as Assistant Director
On the Loose (1951) as Assistant Director
When she's branded as a "bad girl," a troubled teen fights for her parents' approval.
Hard, Fast and Beautiful (1951) as Assistant Director
A domineering mother tries to turn her daughter into a tennis star.
Never Fear (1950) as Assistant Director
A dancer who has just gotten engaged to her partner is devastated to learn that she has contracted polio.
Outrage (1950) as Assistant Director
A rape victim runs away to escape her horrible memories.
Borderline (1950) as Assistant Director
A policewoman goes undercover to infiltrate a drug smuggling ring.
Adventure in Baltimore (1949) as Assistant Director
A turn-of-the-century socialite joins the women''''s suffrage movement.
Trail Street (1947) as Assistant Director
Bat Masterson fights to make Kansas safe for wheat farmers.
Lady Luck (1946) as Assistant Director
A woman from a family of gamblers marries one and tries to reform him.
The Falcon's Alibi (1946) as Assistant Director
A society sleuth sets out on the trail of a society matron''''s lost jewels.
Nocturne (1946) as Assistant Director
A police detective refuses to believe a composer''''s death was suicide.
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946) as Assistant Director
A police detective uses his girlfriend to track down a homicidal maniac.
Crack-Up (1946) as Assistant Director
An art critic risks his reputation and his life to track down a forgery racket.
My Favorite Spy (1942) as Assistant Director
Bandleader Kay Kyser leaves his bride at the altar to help catch international spies.
Joan of Paris (1942) as Assistant Director
A waitress risks her life to help downed pilots escape occupied France.
Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942) as Assistant Director
A radio correspondent tries to rescue a burlesque queen from her marriage to a Nazi official.
Highways by Night (1942) as Assistant Director
A wealthy playboy gets mixed up with the mob.
A Girl, a Guy and a Gob (1941) as Assistant Director
A stuffy boss tries to steal his secretary from her sailor boyfriend.
Mexican Spitfire (1940) as Assistant Director
A businessman''''s aunt enlists his ex-wife to break up his marriage to a temperamental Latina.
My Favorite Wife (1940) as Assistant Director
A shipwrecked woman is rescued just in time for her husband''''s re-marriage.
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940) as Assistant Director
A ballet dancer and a burlesque queen compete for a wealthy suitor.
Love Affair (1939) as Assistant Director
Near-tragic misunderstandings threaten a shipboard romance.
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) as Assistant Director
English nurse Edith Cavell is matron in a small private hospital in German-occupied Brussels during WWI. When the son of a recently deceased patient escapes from a German prisoner-of-war camp, Cavell aids him to reach Holland and safety. This leads to Cavell, a local noblewoman, the grandmother of the escaped prisoner-of-war, and others to form an organization to help Belgian, French, English and other soldiers escape as well. Eventually the Germans become aware of what's happening and take action.
Three Sons (1939) as Assistant Director
A shop owner tries to interest his heirs in the family business.
The Girl and the Gambler (1939) as Assistant Director
An outlaw kidnaps a dancer and her lover in order to win a bet.
Fixer Dugan (1939) as Assistant Director
A circus man adopts an aerialist's daughter.
Reno (1939) as Assistant Director
A divorce lawyer prospers as a gambling tycoon.
Room Service (1938) as Assistant Director
Three zany producers try to extend their hotel credit until they can get a play mounted.
Having Wonderful Time (1938) as Assistant Director
A New York girl finds love at a summer resort.
Mother Carey's Chickens (1938) as Assistant Director
A widow with four children fights to keep her home.
Tarnished Angel (1938) as Assistant Director
A phony evangelist finds religion herself when her powers actually heal someone.
New Faces of 1937 (1937) as Assistant Director
A producer over-finances a Broadway show, expecting it to flop.
Stage Door (1937) as Assistant Director
Women at a theatrical boarding house try to make their big break happen.
Criminal Lawyer (1937) as Assistant Director
A wily defense attorney changes his tune when he''''s named district attorney.
We Who Are About to Die (1937) as Assistant Director
A San Quentin inmate''''s death row conviction is reversed.
Mummy's Boys (1936) as Assistant Director
Two ditch-digging fools sign on to help excavate a cursed Egyptian tomb.
The Last Outlaw (1936) as Assistant Director
Harry Carey, Hoot Gibson, Henry B. Walthall, Margaret Callahan, Frank M. Thomas, Tom Tyler. In this remake of a silent classic based on a story by director John Ford, an outlaw emerges from a twenty-five year prison term and returns to his former home town, now a bustling and unrecognizable modern city.
Yellow Dust (1936) as Assistant Director
After he''''s accused of a series of stagecoach robberies, an innocent man has to find the real crooks.
Special Investigator (1936) as Assistant Director
A crooked criminal lawyer discovers his brother has been killed by one of the gangsters he kept out of prison.
In Person (1935) as Assistant Director
A movie star runs off to the mountains for an incognito vacation.
Star of Midnight (1935) as Assistant Director
A New York lawyer tries to track down a kidnapped actress.
A Dog of Flanders (1935) as Assistant Director
A Belgian boy nurses a stray dog back to health.
Hooray for Love (1935) as Assistant Director
A playboy student backs a musical show.
Man of Two Worlds (1934) as Assistant Director
An Eskimo is brought to England and "civilized."
No Marriage Ties (1933) as Assistant Director
After drinking himself out of a job, a newspaperman turns himself into a tycoon.
No Other Woman (1933) as Assistant Director
A newly rich couple finds wealth drives them apart.
Chance at Heaven (1933) as Assistant Director
A society girl steals a simple gas station attendant from his working-class girlfriend.
The Conquerors (1932) as Assistant Director
Newlyweds go West and build a banking empire in Nebraska.
Is My Face Red? (1932) as Assistant Director
A gossip columnist witnesses a gangland killing.
The Lost Squadron (1932) as Assistant Director
Veteran flyers from World War I find work as movie stuntmen.
The Roadhouse Murder (1932) as Assistant Director
Reporter has bright idea of claiming to be a murderer and writing his own expose.
Hell's Highway (1932) as Assistant Director
A prison-camp convict learns that his younger brother will soon be joining him behind bars.
The Sin Ship (1931) as Assistant Director
A ship''''s captain fights to protect a female passenger from his crew.
Public Defender (1931) as Assistant Director
A bank failure could land one of its executives in jail.
Young Donovan's Kid (1931) as Assistant Director
Secret Service (1931) as Assistant Director
A Union officer fakes a dishonorable discharge so he can spy on the South.
The Runaway Bride (1930) as Assistant Director
A criminal gang goes after the jewels their dying leader stashed in a woman''''s handbag.

Cast (feature film)

Little Big Man (1970) as Sergeant
An American pioneer raised by Indians ends up fighting alongside General Custer.
The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) as Preacher
A prospector creates a thriving stagecoach stop at the site of a spring.
Take the Money and Run (1969) as Chain gang warden
An incompetent criminal becomes the subject of a documentary.
Pressure Point (1962) as Father
A black psychiatrist tries to help a racist convict deal with his mental demons.
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) as Robert E. Lee Ewell
A young girl grows up fast when her lawyer father defends a black man accused of raping a white woman.
The Connection (1962) as Sam
A film director pays addicts to let him film them as they wait for their dealer.
The Thing That Couldn't Die (1958) as Boyd Abercrombie
A severed head uses psychic powers to control the minds of several people.
I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958) as Weldon
A young bride suspects her husband has been replaced by a space invader.
As Young as We Are (1958) as Barney
The Big Land (1957) as Cole
A cattleman tries to convince a group of farmers to build a small town as a railroad link.
The Rawhide Years (1956) as Deputy Wade
Ben Matthews gives up the flashy life of a riverboat gambler, hoping to settle down in Galena with his girlfriend, luscious entertainer Zoe. But Galena's leading citizen is murdered on the boat; Ben, on arrival, finds a lynch mob after his neck, and flees. Three years of wandering later, Zoe's letters stop coming and Ben returns to find her and attempt the hopeless task of clearing himself.
Running Target (1956) as Ora Strothers
Arthur Franz, Doris Dowling, Richard Reeves, Myron Healy, James Parnell, James Anderson. In the mountains of Colorado, a sheriff pursues four escaped convicts with the aid of a volunteer posse, which includes a gas station owner (Doris Dowling) who is in love with one of the criminals who robbed her store. Music by Ernest Gold.
The Rack (1956) as Skinny
A Korean War veteran is accused of cracking under enemy torture.
Fury at Gunsight Pass (1956) as O'Neil
Part of an outlaw gang rides into town to rob the bank and their accomplice is the local undertaker. The robbery goes awry and they are captured but the money is not found. While the prisoners are being transferred, the rest of the gang overpowers the posse, frees the prisoners, and returns to town. The undertaker's wife finds the money and tries to flee putting the townspeople's life in jeopardy as the outlaw leader plans to start shooting them unless he gets the money.
Tension at Table Rock (1956) as Lerner
When the owner of a stagecoach station is killed, a gunman takes his place.
Friendly Persuasion (1956) as Tough guy
A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
The Marauders (1955) as Louis Ferber
An honest rancher fights off greedy cattlemen.
At Gunpoint (1955) as Barlow
The Violent Men (1955) as Hank Purdue
The wife of a crooked cattle baron plots his murder.
An Annapolis Story (1955) as Instructor
Two brothers enrolled at the U.S. Naval Academy fall in love with the same girl.
Seven Angry Men (1955) as Thompson
A fanatical abolitionist leads a personal war against slave owners in Kansas.
The Bamboo Prison (1955) as Progressive
An undercover agent investigates atrocities at a Korean P.O.W. camp.
Drums Across the River (1954) as Jed Walker
A bigot is forced into the role of peacekeeper when crooks try to steal Native American lands.
Riot in Cell Block 11 (1954) as Acton
Prison inmates riot to protest crooked guards and brutal conditions.
Dragnet (1954) as Fred Kemp
Two homicide detectives try to find just the facts behind a mobster''''s brutal murder.
They Rode West (1954) as Wounded man
A Cavalry doctor defies orders to treat Native Americans.
Pushover (1954) as Berry
A police detective falls for the bank robber's girlfriend he is supposed to be tailing.
Flight to Tangier (1953) as Dullah
At the Tangier airport, a group of people await the arrival of a mysterious plane from behind the Iron Curtain. The reception committee includes Susan, an American; Gil Walker, a free-booting pilot; Danzer, a black market operator; and Danzer's girlfriend, Nicki. The plane crashes and burns. No survivors are found, nor are any corpses. Soon the search begins for a missing courier worth $3 million.
Ruby Gentry (1953) as Jewel Corey
A tempestuous girl from the swamps ignites passions when she moves into the business world.
China Venture (1953) as Corp. Walters
Allied soldiers race to rescue a Japanese admiral held by Chinese warlords.
The Great Jesse James Raid (1953) as Johnny Jorrette
The Last Musketeer (1952) as Russ Tasker
A cattle buyer gets mixed up in a brutal war over water rights.
The Duel at Silver Creek (1952) as
The "Silver Kid" is an orphan who is deputized by the marshal of Silver City to help rid the town of a gang of gold mine claim-jumpers who will kill anyone who stands in their way.
Five (1951) as Eric
The five survivors of a nuclear war struggle to build new lives.
Hunt the Man Down (1951) as Dick Kincaid, also known as Bill H. Jackson
Lawyer uncovers secrets behind a decade-old murder case.
Along the Great Divide (1951) as Dan Roden
A U.S. Marshal tries to get a rustler to trial before a vengeful rancher can kill him.
The Blue Veil (1951) as Jim Tappan
The Great Sinner (1949) as Nervous young man
A young man succumbs to gambling fever.
Bride of Vengeance (1949) as Guard
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Call boy in coffee shop
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
Dive Bomber (1941) as Pilot
A crusading scientist fights to prevent bomber pilots from blacking out.
Sergeant York (1941) as Eb
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
Fleetwing (1928) as Mansoni
Butterflies in the Rain (1927) as Dennis Carteret
Flying High (1926) as Carson
The College Boob (1926) as Horatio Winston, Jr.
The Freshman (1925) as The College hero [Chester A. "Chet" Trask]
In this silent film, a naive college boy tries to join the football team after making a fool out of himself.

Producer (feature film)

Mad at the World (1955) as Associate Producer

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Huk! (1956) as Production Manager
An American fights the Philippine guerrillas who killed his father.
Private Hell 36 (1954) as Production Manager
Two LA detectives get in over their heads when they get involved with a nightclub singer who holds the key to the missing loot from a New York elevator robbery. Once they find the money, they are tempted to keep it and betrayal and corruption come to run the order of things.
The Hitch-Hiker (1953) as Asst to prod
A dangerous madman kidnaps two businessmen on a hunting trip.
The Bigamist (1953) as Production Manager
A woman discovers her husband has another family in another city.
They Live by Night (1949) as Production Manager
After an unjust prison sentence, a young innocent gets mixed-up with hardened criminals and a violent escape.
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) as Unit Manager
A New York businessman''''s dream of a country home is shattered when he buys a tumbledown rural shack.
Out of the Past (1947) as Unit Manager
A private eye becomes the dupe of a homicidal moll.

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