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Erle C. Kenton

Erle C. Kenton

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Also Known As: Died: January 28, 1980
Born: August 1, 1896 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Norboro, Montana, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
One Too Many (1951) as Director
2.
Secrets of Beauty (1951) as Director
3.
The Story of Bob and Sally (1948) as Director
4.
Little Miss Big (1946) as Director
5.
The Cat Creeps (1946) as Director
6.
House of Frankenstein (1945) as Director
After escaping from an asylum the mad Dr. Niemann (Boris Karloff) and his hunch back assistant (J. Carrol Naish) revive Count Dracula (John Carradine), the Wolf Man (Lon Chaney Jr.) and the Frankenstein monster (Glenn Strange) in order to extract revenge upon their many enemies.
7.
She Gets Her Man (1945) as Director
8.
House of Dracula (1945) as Director
A mad scientist's experiments attract Dracula, the Wolf Man and the Frankenstein monster.
9.
It Ain't Hay (1943) as Director
10.
Always a Bridesmaid (1943) as Director
11.
How's About It? (1943) as Director
Marion Bliss (Grace McDonald), a frustrated poetess, brings a lawsuit that alleges her pet verse has been purloined by the head, George Selby (Robert Paige), of a giant music publishing house. Alf (Shemp Howard) is a less-than- adequate process server creating problems, while the Andrews Sisters are elevator operators at the company who break out singing at every opportunity.
12.
Pardon My Sarong (1942) as Director
13.
Who Done It? (1942) as Director
Two dumb soda jerks dream of writing radio mysteries. When they try to pitch an idea at a radio station, they end up in the middle of a real murder when the station owner is killed during a broadcast.
14.
'Frisco Lil (1942) as Director
15.
North to the Klondike (1942) as Director
16.
The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) as Director
Ygor resurrects Frankenstein's monster and brings him to the original doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. Ludwig, obsessed with the idea of restoring the monster to full power, is unaware that his various associates all have different ideas about whose brain is to be transplanted into the monster's skull.
17.
They Meet Again (1941) as Director
18.
Naval Academy (1941) as Director
A tough student at the Garfield Reform School is given a chance to straighten his life when a friend of his father's, offers to enroll him at the State Naval Academy.
19.
Petticoat Politics (1941) as Director
20.
Melody for Three (1941) as Director
21.
Flying Cadets (1941) as Director
22.
Remedy for Riches (1940) as Director
23.
Everything's on Ice (1939) as Director
24.
Escape to Paradise (1939) as Director
25.
Little Tough Guys in Society (1938) as Director
26.
The Lady Objects (1938) as Director
27.
The Devil's Playground (1937) as Director
28.
She Asked for It (1937) as Director
29.
Racketeers in Exile (1937) as Director
30.
Devil's Squadron (1936) as Director
31.
Counterfeit (1936) as Director
32.
End of the Trail (1936) as Director
In the battle of San Juan Hill, Rough Rider Dale Brittenham (Jack Holt) saves the life, at the expense of losing the sight of one eye, of Bob Hildreth (Guinn Williams.) Invalided to a hospital they meet nurse Belle Pearson (Louise Henry) and a love-feud begins between Dale and Bob over Belle. At the end of the war Dale and Bob return to Halsey, a small mid-western cattle town,where Belle comes as a school teacher, bringing her brother Larry (John McGuire.) Cattle thieves have run ranchers out of business and Bill Mason (Douglass Dumbrille) seems to be the only prosperous citizen.Bob gets his pre-war job back and is made Chief Deputy for Sheriff Anderson (Frank Shannon.) Dale can't get work and leaves town. Broke and hungry he shows up at the Square Deal Saloon in Fremont Pass,where Mason offers him a job herding wild horses out of the territory. Dale soon learns that Mason is the head of the rustlers and starts re-stealing the cattle from Mason's rustlers. Mason can't report them to the sheriff since they weren't his to begin with. Dale's recycling program makes him enough money to open a club called "Little Cuba." Larry is working as an undercover deputy, and Dale warns him that Mason and his men are on to him,and he needs to stay out of the South Valley. Mason's men kidnap Larry and Dale rescues him but kills one of Mason's men. Bob sees the killing, but rather than arrest his old friend Dale, decides to resign. Dale arranges to send Larry to California, decides to go straight and Belle accepts his marriage proposal.While they are preparing to close "Little Cuba", a truck rolls by and dumps Larry's dead body. Dales knows Mason did it and, despite Bob's efforts to persuade him to let the law take care of it,kills Mason. This time, Bob cannot forsake his sworn duty and arrests Dale, who is convicted and sentenced to death. As he is led away, he waves proudly to the weeping Belle and Bob.
33.
The Public Menace (1935) as Director
A cocky reporter's marriage to a manicurist jeopardizes his career.
34.
The Best Man Wins (1935) as Director
35.
Party Wire (1935) as Director
When a small-town girl's boyfriend leaves in disgrace, gossips spread false reports of her pregnancy.
36.
Grand Exit (1935) as Director
An insurance investigator tries to track down an arsonist.
37.
Search for Beauty (1934) as Director
Three con artists dupe two Olympians into serving as editors of a new magazine which is a front for salacious stories and pictures.
38.
You're Telling Me! (1934) as Director
A laughingstock, small-town inventor befriends a foreign princess.
39.
Big Executive (1933) as Director
40.
Disgraced (1933) as Director
41.
From Hell to Heaven (1933) as Director
42.
Stranger in Town (1932) as Director
A Supreme Court justice on vacation takes on crooked small-town politicians.
43.
Island of Lost Souls (1932) as Director
On a remote island, a mad scientist turns wild animals into human monsters.
44.
Guilty As Hell (1932) as Director
45.
The Last Parade (1931) as Director
46.
X Marks the Spot (1931) as Director
The story begins in 1923 where after an accident, a newspaper reporter (Ford) needs to raise $5,000 to pay for an operation, otherwise his young sister will be crippled for life. The desperate reporter is finally able to get the cash from a shady acquaintance, Riggs (played well by Kohler). Eight years later in New York, circumstances conspire to place the reporter as the number one suspect in the murder of a showgirl. With no witness or alibi, the reporter devises a plan to smoke out the real culprit. A meeting is arranged under the cover of night and to the surprise of both men, the murderer is Riggs. Out of gratitude for past generosity to his sister, the reporter agrees not to expose Riggs, however unwittingly leads the police to him! Riggs is found guilty, and a dramatic scene in the courthouse ensues.
47.
Leftover Ladies (1931) as Director
48.
Lover Come Back (1931) as Director
49.
A Royal Romance (1930) as Director
50.
Father and Son (1929) as Director
51.
Trial Marriage (1929) as Director
52.
The Song of Love (1929) as Director
53.
Mexicali Rose (1929) as Director
54.
The Sideshow (1928) as Director
Melrose's circus is being threatened by his competitor, who's angry that Melrose has outmanuevered him in bookings; what he doesn't know is that the competitor has also planted a saboteur who creates accidents in hopes of reducing the value of the circus. Meanwhile, he's also hired a beautiful young woman as the magician's assistant, with eyes toward more - but he realizes that, as a midget, she won't have him.
55.
Bare Knees (1928) as Director
56.
The Sporting Age (1928) as Director
57.
The Companionate Marriage (1928) as Director
58.
Golf Widows (1928) as Director
59.
Nothing To Wear (1928) as Director
60.
The Street of Illusion (1928) as Director
61.
Name the Woman (1928) as Director
62.
The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary (1927) as Director
63.
The Girl in the Pullman (1927) as Director
64.
Wedding Bill$ (1927) as Director
65.
Other Women's Husbands (1926) as Director
66.
The Sap (1926) as Director
67.
The Palm Beach Girl (1926) as Director
68.
The Love Toy (1926) as Director
69.
The Danger Signal (1925) as Director
70.
A Fool and His Money (1925) as Director
71.
Red Hot Tires (1925) as Director
72.
Fight and Win (1924) as Director
73.
Flickering Youth (1924) as Director
74.
Tea--With a Kick (1923) as Director
75.
A Small Town Idol (1921) as Director
A young man in a small town is accused of being a thief. Unable to prove his innocence, he leaves town and goes to Hollywood to become an actor.
76.
Love, Honor and Behave (1920) as Director
77.
Down on the Farm (1920) as Director
When The Sportive Banker comes to collect the mortgage from The Girl's Father, he proposes that The Girl could be bartered for the payment. However, The Girl is in love with The Rustic Sweetheart, and to foil The Sportive Banker's plans, she forges a letter purporting that she has been compromised by The Man of Mystery.

Cast (feature film)

78.
End of the Trail (1936) as Theodore Roosevelt
In the battle of San Juan Hill, Rough Rider Dale Brittenham (Jack Holt) saves the life, at the expense of losing the sight of one eye, of Bob Hildreth (Guinn Williams.) Invalided to a hospital they meet nurse Belle Pearson (Louise Henry) and a love-feud begins between Dale and Bob over Belle. At the end of the war Dale and Bob return to Halsey, a small mid-western cattle town,where Belle comes as a school teacher, bringing her brother Larry (John McGuire.) Cattle thieves have run ranchers out of business and Bill Mason (Douglass Dumbrille) seems to be the only prosperous citizen.Bob gets his pre-war job back and is made Chief Deputy for Sheriff Anderson (Frank Shannon.) Dale can't get work and leaves town. Broke and hungry he shows up at the Square Deal Saloon in Fremont Pass,where Mason offers him a job herding wild horses out of the territory. Dale soon learns that Mason is the head of the rustlers and starts re-stealing the cattle from Mason's rustlers. Mason can't report them to the sheriff since they weren't his to begin with. Dale's recycling program makes him enough money to open a club called "Little Cuba." Larry is working as an undercover deputy, and Dale warns him that Mason and his men are on to him,and he needs to stay out of the South Valley. Mason's men kidnap Larry and Dale rescues him but kills one of Mason's men. Bob sees the killing, but rather than arrest his old friend Dale, decides to resign. Dale arranges to send Larry to California, decides to go straight and Belle accepts his marriage proposal.While they are preparing to close "Little Cuba", a truck rolls by and dumps Larry's dead body. Dales knows Mason did it and, despite Bob's efforts to persuade him to let the law take care of it,kills Mason. This time, Bob cannot forsake his sworn duty and arrests Dale, who is convicted and sentenced to death. As he is led away, he waves proudly to the weeping Belle and Bob.

Writer (feature film)

79.
Name the Woman (1928) as Writer

Producer (feature film)

80.
Crazy House (1943) as Associate Producer
81.
South of Pago Pago (1940) as Associate Producer

Director (short)

82.
Picking Peaches (1924)
A series of comedic mistaken identities and infidelities ensue in this silent short, involving a shoe clerk and his wife.

Cast (short)

83.
Hearts and Flowers (1919)
Complications ensue in this short silent comedy when an orchestra leader falls in love with a flower girl.

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