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Also Known As: Died: February 10, 1970
Born: June 23, 1910 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Thief of Damascus (1952) as Director
A young man assembles a band of adventurers to take on an evil sultan.
2.
The Harlem Globetrotters (1951) as Dir of basketball seq
A college student drops out of school to join a famous basketball team.
3.
Chain of Circumstance (1951) as Director
4.
Disc Jockey (1951) as Director
5.
Everybody's Dancin' (1950) as Director
6.
Kazan (1949) as Director
7.
Campus Sleuth (1948) as Director
8.
Music Man (1948) as Director
9.
Smart Politics (1948) as Director
The growth of juvenile crime in a small town starts a movement for the building of a youth center. The project leaders discuss with the town mayor about buying an old warehouse from the city, and rebuilding it as the Center. The mayor, however, has his own plans to buy it himself for another project which he would profit from. The Teen-Agers, Freddy Trimball (Freddie Stewart), Dodie Rogers (June Preisser), Lee Watson (Warren Mills), Betty Rogers (Noel Neill), Roy Donne (Frankie Darro) and the rest of Monogram's non-delinquent juveniles, think otherwise and, while the mayor does buy the warehouse, he is forced to donate it to the Youth Center committee.
10.
Rusty Leads the Way (1948) as Director
A boy and his dog help a bitter blind girl adjust to life.
11.
Sarge Goes to College (1947) as Director
12.
Blonde Alibi (1946) as Director
13.
Idea Girl (1946) as Director
Larry Brewster (Jess Barker), partner in the music publishing firm of Brewster and Crow, returns from a trip to find that his partner, J. C. Crow (Alan Mowbray) has hired Pat O'Rourke (Julie Bishop)as a song plugger. Larry doesn't approve of the plan and, in a bad mood, refuses to see composer Wilfred Potts (George Dolenz)who is offering a song for publication. Pat, in spite of Larry's objections, stays on the job. She has the firm promote an amateur song-writing contest, and the winner is a submission by Potts, but because he used the name of Wicks, the firm can't locate him and is facing prosecution on charges of using the mail to conduct a fraudulent contest.
14.
The Dark Horse (1946) as Director
15.
Slightly Scandalous (1946) as Director
Fred Brady plays twin brothers (actually triplets in the final scene), one of whom has three girls on a romantic string and is trying to sell a television show to a fountain pen manufacturer (Walter Catlett.) The other doesn't have one girl and quietly sells insurance. The insurance seller invests money in his brother's show and, in the process of protecting his investment, gets involved with his twin's romances. Things eventually work out and the TV promoter winds up with the manufacturer's daughter (Paula Drew) and the salesman with Sheila Ryan. Lita Baron (in her Isabelita days) gets to dance a few numbers with the music of the (12th-billed) Guadalajara Trio, and Nick Moro & Frank Yaconelli, the old vaudeville team that was seen together mostly in Tom Keene westerns at Monogram in the early 1940's.
16.
Ten Cents a Dance (1945) as Director
17.
Pete Smith Specialties, A (1945)
An examination of the problem of the house guest who has overstayed is welcome, and how to get rid of him.
18.
Eve Knew Her Apples (1945) as Director
A radio star tries to escape the limelight in the car trunk of a reporter who is eager for a story.
19.
The Soul of a Monster (1944) as Director
A mysterious woman saves a doctor''''s life at the price of his soul.
20.
Tahiti Nights (1944) as Director

Producer (feature film)

21.
Campus Sleuth (1948) as Producer
22.
Music Man (1948) as Producer
23.
Smart Politics (1948) as Producer
The growth of juvenile crime in a small town starts a movement for the building of a youth center. The project leaders discuss with the town mayor about buying an old warehouse from the city, and rebuilding it as the Center. The mayor, however, has his own plans to buy it himself for another project which he would profit from. The Teen-Agers, Freddy Trimball (Freddie Stewart), Dodie Rogers (June Preisser), Lee Watson (Warren Mills), Betty Rogers (Noel Neill), Roy Donne (Frankie Darro) and the rest of Monogram's non-delinquent juveniles, think otherwise and, while the mayor does buy the warehouse, he is forced to donate it to the Youth Center committee.
24.
Sarge Goes to College (1947) as Producer

Music (feature film)

25.
Upside, The (2019)
Newly paroled and in desperate need of a job, Dell is frustrated by the menial opportunities available to an ex-con. After finding himself at the wrong job interview Dell uses his irreverent charisma to charm paralyzed Park Avenue billionaire Phillip, who, despite protests from his chief-of-staff Yv
26.
Untouchable (2019)
An unlikely friendship develops between a quadriplegic aristocrat and an ex-con who becomes his caregiver.
27.
Beau James (1957) as Composer
The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York in the '20s. Used by professional politicians and money-grabbers, Walker himself was "stupid but clean", although his open affair with Betty Compton cost him dear.
28.
Everybody's Dancin' (1950) as Composer
29.
In This Corner (1948) as Composer
30.
Campus Sleuth (1948) as Composer
31.
Smart Politics (1948) as Composer
The growth of juvenile crime in a small town starts a movement for the building of a youth center. The project leaders discuss with the town mayor about buying an old warehouse from the city, and rebuilding it as the Center. The mayor, however, has his own plans to buy it himself for another project which he would profit from. The Teen-Agers, Freddy Trimball (Freddie Stewart), Dodie Rogers (June Preisser), Lee Watson (Warren Mills), Betty Rogers (Noel Neill), Roy Donne (Frankie Darro) and the rest of Monogram's non-delinquent juveniles, think otherwise and, while the mayor does buy the warehouse, he is forced to donate it to the Youth Center committee.
32.
Out of the Blue (1947) as Composer
Set in an apartment building whose occupants include Arthur Earthleigh (George Brent), a meek and mild type married to the beautiful-but-domineering Mae (Carole Landis); a Bohemian artist, David Galleo (Turhan Bey) and his always-there model, Deborah Tyler (Virginia Mayo); and Olive Jensen (Ann Dvorak), a Greenwich Village type who is always slightly-but-continuously inebriated, and whose motto is "love and let love." She calls on George while his wife is out, and when she passes out during his attempts to get her out before his wife returns, he thinks she is dead and deposits her on Galleo's terrace. Galleo takes advantage of the situation by using it in a blackmail scheme against Arthur, which is shakey, at best, as Olive refuses to stay dead.
33.
Sarge Goes to College (1947) as Composer
34.
Hollywood Bound (1946) as Composer
35.
The Dark Horse (1946) as Composer
36.
Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (1946) as Composer
The always-welcome Elyse Knox and her All-American footballer turned broadcaster husband Tom Harmon appear together in this film but are not romantically involved, as she is the co-ed "sweetheart" of the title and he coaches the Varsity rowing crew. Some source describes Miss Knox as a B-actress. A more apt and better description would be one that describes her as an Actress who never got out of B-movies. This one is about half plot and half music but the plot is stretched pretty thin to cover 35 of the 75 minutes when it essentially boils down to: a couple of gamblers pressure the local night club(soft drinks only)owner to rig things so the local college rowing crew will lose their upcoming race. End of plot when the cowswain of the home team uses a rabbit's foot to plug the hole the gamblers cut in the bottom of their racing shell. Two of 1945's top hits, "Five Minutes More" and Slim Gaillard's "Cement Mixer, Putti-Putti" are performed, although some people who heard "Cement Mixer" in 1945 are still wondering what it was all about.
37.
The Girl Said No (1937) as Composer
38.
Down to Their Last Yacht (1934) as Composer
A society family gone bust uses their yacht for charter tours.
39.
Cockeyed Cavaliers (1934) as Composer
Two nitwits are mistaken for the king''''s physicians in medieval England.
40.
Sailor's Luck (1933) as Composer
U.S. sailor Jimmy Harrigan, on shore leave in San Pedro, meets and falls for Sally Brent She promises to wait for him when he ships out to San Francisco, but Jimmy becomes jealous and tells her off when he learns Sally has entered a marathon dance contest sponsored by a lecherous snake named Baron Portola. Along with several of his Navy pals, Jimmy goes to the ballroom the night of the dance marathon, to try to change Sally's mind and win her back.
41.
Hot Pepper (1933) as Composer
42.
Arizona to Broadway (1933) as Composer
43.
Bondage (1933) as Composer
44.
Face in the Sky (1933) as Composer
Sign painters Joe and Lucky travel around New England looking for jobs. After Joe uses Madge as a model, she hides in their wagon. The painters are about to be charged with kidnapping until she promises to marry Joe. In New York he attempts to paint a huge sign that has stopped others before him.
45.
Girl Without a Room (1933) as Composer
46.
Melody Cruise (1933) as Composer
A playboy finds true love during an ocean cruise.
47.
After Tonight (1933) as Composer
A female Russian spy falls for the enemy during WWI.
48.
State Fair (1933) as Composer
The children of Iowa farmers find love, with mixed results, at the state fair.
49.
Robbers' Roost (1933) as Composer
50.
Best of Enemies (1933) as Composer
51.
Deluge (1933) as Music Score
52.
Pleasure Cruise (1933) as Composer
An idle Englishman poses as ship''''s barber to spy on his breadwinner wife on a cruise.
53.
The Warrior's Husband (1933) as Composer
54.
Tess of the Storm Country (1932) as Composer
55.
Border Romance (1930) as Composer
In a cantina across the border, Bob Hamlin shoots a man that threatens his friend. He and his pals escape but return that night for the dance as Bob is attracted to Conchita. Running once more from the Rurales, Bob takes Conchita. They escape again only to find themselves pinned down when Buck and his gang of horse thieves attack.
56.
Paradise Island (1930) as Composer

Director (short)

57.
Groovie Movie (1944)
In this instructional short film, dancers demonstrate dance steps for the jitterbug.
58.
Important Business (1944)
A man faces numerous dilemmas on his trip to Washington, DC in this comedic short.
59.
Why Daddy? (1944)
Joseph Doakes appears on a game show and competes against a child in this comedic short film.
60.
Movie Pests (1944)
This comedic short looks at annoying movie-going habits that disrupt the viewing experience.
61.
No News Is Good News (1943)
In this comedic short, Robert Benchley answers several questions from audience members.
62.
My Tomato (1943)
In this comedic short, Robert Benchley attempts to grow his own tomatoes.
63.
Seventh Column (1943)
This short film shows how carelessness and safety hazards can harm the war effort.
64.
First Aid (1943)
This short film is a humorous look at basic first aid techniques for mishaps that often occur around the house.
65.
Calling All Pa's (1942)
In this short film, an eager new father learns how difficult raising a baby can be, from changing diapers to getting her to bed.
66.
VICTORY QUIZ (1942)
Terminology and invention history quiz for WWII era.
67.
Water Bugs (1941)
This short film looks at a water sports club that takes part in all forms of water recreation.
68.
Ghost Treasure (1941)
This short film presents three stories about the elusive hunt for gold in Death Valley.
69.
Cuban Rhythm (1941)
From the rhumba to the conga, this short film provides a Cuban dancing lesson.
70.
A Failure at Fifty (1939)
In this short film, the story of Abraham Lincoln''''s 30-year struggle of persistence-through-failure is told to an unemployed 50 year old man.
71.
Once Over Lightly (1938)
This short film spoofs college musicals, a genre popular during the 1930s.
72.
Snow Gets In Your Eyes (1938)
In an attempt to win the girl of his dreams, a sausage salesman enters a department store ski jump contest in this short film.
73.
Anaesthesia (1938)
This short film examines the history of anesthesia.
74.
Once Over Lightly (1938)
This short film spoofs college musicals, a genre popular during the 1930s.
75.
The Canary Comes Across (1938)
In this musical short, a prisoner gifted with a good singing voice escapes from prison.

Writer (short)

76.
The Canary Comes Across (1938)
In this musical short, a prisoner gifted with a good singing voice escapes from prison.
77.
Snow Gets In Your Eyes (1938)
In an attempt to win the girl of his dreams, a sausage salesman enters a department store ski jump contest in this short film.
78.
A Girl's Best Years (1937)
A woman reporter is hired by an author-songwriter to help him avoid additional breach-of-promise suits in this comedic short.
79.
80.
Carnival in Paris (1937)
In this short, the janitor of a Paris museum''''s Egyptology department agrees to help a girl hide from the police.
82.
Violets in Spring (1936)
In this musical short film, a janitor at a carpet sweeping company gets a couple of employees to fall in love.

Music (short)

83.
Once Over Lightly (1938)
This short film spoofs college musicals, a genre popular during the 1930s.
84.
Once Over Lightly (1938)
This short film spoofs college musicals, a genre popular during the 1930s.
85.

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