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Director (feature film)

Sagebrush Heroes (1945) as Director
This 1944 Columbia western starring Charles Starrett finds Steve Randall (Charles Starrett) forming a radio show with Jimmy Wakely (Jimmy Wakely) and his Saddle Pals, and are in town for a rodeo. Reporter Connie Pearson (Constance Worth) persuades them to visit Marty Jones (Elvin Fields), a fatherless boy, who has been sent to a boy's home after stealing Steve's wallet, ran by Tom Goodwin (Forrest Taylor.) Marty tells Steve that the home is a phony and is a front for cattle rustlers. Steve passes the information on to Connie, who doesn't believe him, so he and Jimmy wire the ranch for sound. They are caught and Goodwin turns them over to Sheriff Barnes (Edmund Cobb), and then plans to skip the country. Singer/band leader Ozie Waters and his Colorado Hill-Billies are also featured.
Cyclone Prairie Rangers (1944) as Director
It's World War 2 and saboteurs are out to destroy the ranchers food crop. Steve Travis and sidekick Cannonball have been called in to investigate. Avoiding the attempts on his life by the gang, Steve uses a pair of eyeglasses to discover their leader, a supposedly deaf mute shoe repairman.
Cowboy from Lonesome River (1944) as Director
Saddle Leather Law (1944) as Director
A posse, hunting the assailant of Denton's Partner, captures Steve Carlisle (Charles Starrett), who identifies himself as a mineralogist sent to check the area for quartz for radio parts. Calling at the Denton ranch, Steve hires Cannonball Mullins (Dub Taylor), who has just been fired by Jane Fielding (Vi Athens), Denton's ward. Steve learns that she wants to sell the ranch to the Empire Syndicate. Paul Edwards (Lloyd Bridges), syndicate representative, plans to convert the ranch into a swank hotel-gambling operation. At a party which Jane gives for Edwards, Hiram Denton (William Gould), is murdered and Steve is accused. He and Cannonball escape before the sheriff can take them into custody, and in searching for evidence find that Jane and Edwards are married and have done the killings in order to gain the ranch.
Sundown Valley (1944) as Director
Cowboy in the Clouds (1943) as Director
A rancher turns to the Civil Air Patrol for help dealing with range fires.
Lightning Warrior, The (1931) as Director
A Rin-Tin-Tin serial presented in 12 episodes. The mysterious Wolf Man is terrorizing settlers in a western town. With the help of Rinty, young Jimmy Carter unmasks the Wolf Man and foils his evil plot.

Cinematography (feature film)

Manhunter, The (1976) as Director Of Photography
A big-game hunter is hired to track down a bank robbery suspect in the Louisiana swamp country and becomes involved with the wife of his quarry. Filmed in 1968, this film first saw the light of day on British television in 1972 and finally was given a belated American premiere more than four years l
The Counterfeit Killer (1968) as Director of Photography
Munster, Go Home! (1966) as Director of Photography
When the Munster family inherits a British Estate, they are met upon by some archcriminals who are using the place for a counterfeiting ring. The thugs try to chase them away.
Stop! Look! and Laugh! (1960) as Dir of photog various segments
Ventriloquist Paul Winchell tells his dummies the world''''s history, as interpreted by The Three Stooges.
Crash Landing (1958) as Director of Photography
The passengers and crew of a trans-Atlantic flight prepare for a crash landing at sea.
Going Steady (1958) as Director of Photography
Two high school students keep their marriage a secret until the girl gets pregnant.
The World Was His Jury (1958) as Director of Photography
An ambitious defense attorney fights to clear a sea captain whose negligence caused a deadly wreck.
Badman's Country (1958) as Director of Photography
Four of the frontier west''s famed law officers--Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, Pat Garrett and Buffalo Bill--convene to defend the sprouting city of Abilene.
The Giant Claw (1957) as Director of Photography
A giant anti-matter bird invades the Earth's atmosphere.
Escape from San Quentin (1957) as Director of Photography
The Tijuana Story (1957) as Director of Photography
(Dra ''57,BW). Rodolfo Acosta, James Darren, Robert McQueeney, Jean Willes, Joy Stoner, Robert Blake, Paul Newlan. Mexican newspaperman Rodolfo Acosta wages a one-man war against a powerful crime syndicate in this inspirational melodrama based on a real-life incident and narrated by the original reporter who broke the sensational story, Paul Coates.
Calypso Heat Wave (1957) as Director of Photography
New management drives off a record label''''s biggest star.
Zombies of Mora-Tau (1957) as Director of Photography
Sailors try to salvage a sunken treasure guarded by zombie seamen.
The Night the World Exploded (1957) as Director of Photography
A seismologist discovers a new element that could destroy the world.
Don't Knock the Rock (1957) as Director of Photography
A disc jockey fights prejudice against rock ''''n'''' roll and the kids who dance to it.
The Man Who Turned to Stone (1957) as Director of Photography
Mad scientists steal the life force from reform school girls.
Utah Blaine (1957) as Director of Photography
Cha-Cha-Cha Boom! (1956) as Director of Photography
A talent scout tricks a legendary Latin music star into recording for his label.
Miami Expose (1956) as Director of Photography
A police detective uses the only witness to a gangland murder to smoke out the mobsters.
Rumble on the Docks (1956) as Director of Photography
The leader of a New York street gang gets involved with mobster.
Secret of Treasure Mountain (1956) as Director of Photography
Rock Around the Clock (1956) as Director of Photography
A music promoter decides to get into the new world of rock music.
No Escape (1953) as Director of Photography
A woman and a songwriter suspected of murder join forces to crack the case.
As You Were! (1951) as Photography
Operation Haylift (1950) as Director of Photography
Holiday Rhythm (1950) as Photography
Everybody's Dancin' (1950) as Director of Photography
Omoo-Omoo The Shark God (1949) as Director of Photography
Apache Chief (1949) as Director of Photography
Tough Assignment (1949) as Director of Photography
Miss Mink of 1949 (1949) as Director of Photography
Tucson (1949) as Director of Photography
The Judge (1949) as Photography
Treasure of Monte Cristo (1949) as Director of Photography
This modern tale borrows from an old story in establishing Langan, who works on a ship that docks in San Francisco, as a descendant of the Count of Monte Cristo. Crooked Lawyer Brodie sets up a scheme to get at the treasure of Langan's famed ancestor, and using the beautiful blonde Jergens, tries to lure Langan into a trap. Langan proves worthy of his heritage, using a gun instead of a sword, and wins legitimately both his forturne and Jergens.
Last of the Wild Horses (1948) as Director of Photography
Night Wind (1948) as Director of Photography
Trouble Preferred (1948) as Director of Photography
Arthur Takes Over (1948) as Director of Photography
Dangerous Years (1948) as Director of Photography
Jeff Carter has put an end to the town's delinquency with a boys' club. Young hoodlum Danny shows up and influences teenagers Doris, Willy and Leo. They hang out at a juke joint where Eve (one of Marilyn's first bit parts) works. When Jeff tries to stop a robbery planned by Danny, he is killed and Danny goes on trial.
Half Past Midnight (1948) as Director of Photography
Fighting Back (1948) as Director of Photography
Danger Street (1947) as Director of Photography
Pat Marvin (Jane Withers), a photographer/reporter for a magazine gets some pictures of a gambling place and barely escapes with her life. The publisher decides to sell the publication, and the staff, headed by the editor, Larry Burke (Robert Lowery), get the money together to buy it. Larry and Pat decide to get some pictures of a never-photographed society deb, Cynthia Van Loan (Elaine Riley), and, in the process, stumble upon a murder, identify the killer, expose the girl's scheming fiancee, and get their pictures.
Shoot to Kill (1947) as Director of Photography
Gangster Dixie Logan is framed by crooked DA Lawrence Dale. His wife secures a job as Dale's assistant, the better to find the proof of the DA's dishonesty. She gets help from Reporter Mitchell, who falls in love with her.
Roses Are Red (1947) as Director of Photography
This script rode in right off of the range that had been ridden at least twice by Tim McCoy at Columbia. Writer Elmam did little other than moving it from a Western to a big-town Eastern. Don Castle plays a newly-elected district attorney but, just before he takes office, the town's crooked political boss (Edward Keane) has his henchies (including Jeff Chandler)kidnap him with intentions of replacing him with an ex-convict(Don Castle in a dual role) who is his exact double. While the D.A.'s double/replacement is studying his mannerisms where he is being held captive, the D.A. knocks out the double, takes his clothes and manages to fool the gang boss into thinking he is the ex-con. The henchies then kill the ex-con thinking he is the D.A. The latter continues to impersonate his double until he has set and sprung the trap on the gang boss and his minions. Peggy Knudsen plays the D.A's. fiance, Patricia Knight the wife of the ex-con and Joe Sawyer pops up as a crooked police official.
Where the North Begins (1947) as Cinematographer
The Crimson Key (1947) as Director of Photography
Larry Morgan (Kent Taylor), a private detective, is hired by a woman who wants Larry to trail her husband. The husband is murdered and, shortly afterwards, the wife is also killed. Larry shuffles through a long list of suspects before revealing the killer...
Jewels of Brandenburg (1947) as Director of Photography
Second Chance (1947) as Director of Photography
Trail of the Mounties (1947) as Cinematographer
The Invisible Wall (1947) as Director of Photography
Backlash (1947) as Director of Photography
A body, believed to be that of a criminal lawyer, sends the police hunting for the killer. The lawyer's wife, his partner, and an ex-convict are, in turn, suspected of the crime. But the body was incorrectly identified, and the lawyer is still alive. He murders his partner and is planning on killing his wife.
Don Ricardo Returns (1946) as Director of Photography
I Ring Doorbells (1946) as Director of Photography
Detour (1946) as Director of Photography
A hitchhiker takes on a dead man''''s identity only to face blackmail by an unscrupulous woman.
Joe Palooka, Champ (1946) as Director of Photography
Manager Knobby Walsh discovers young hunk Joe Palooka and trains him to fight the champ. Mobsters try to make life tough for Joe and his socialite girlfriend Anne. Cameos by several boxing stars.
Strange Journey (1946) as Director of Photography
Reformed racketeer "Lucky" Leeds (Paul Kelly)flees from the police when he thinks they are about to arrest him for a murder he didn't commit. He and his wife Patti (Hillary Brooke) fly to his privately-owned remote island and have to crash land. Also on the island is a group of shipwrecked people, including a German professor (Ftitz Leiber), his daughter (Osa Massen), an English journalist, a wealthy widow, a sailor and a Nazi Agent. Just before the professor dies, he gives Leeds a map showing the location of uranium deposits. The Nazi agent's accomplices arrive by plane, and Leeds and Patti engage them in a gun battle.
Dangerous Millions (1946) as Director of Photography
A shipping magnate hatches a plan for testing the worth of his heirs, none of whom he has ever seen. He summons them all to China, and lays psychological and physical snares in the part of each. Finding none of them worthy, he dismisses them all but does promise financial backing for an airline to Jack Clark (Kent Taylor.)
Deadline for Murder (1946) as Director of Photography
Rendezvous 24 (1946) as Director of Photography
Rolling Home (1946) as Director of Photography
Old time rodeo performer Raymond Hatton and his grandson, (Buzz Henry as Robert Dee 'Buzzy" Henry) arrive in a small town with an injured horse, and local minister Russell Hayden tends the horse's injured leg. Jean Parker, a wealthy but selfish young widow, lives in the town. The church is in debt but the minister's financial problems are eventually solved by the horse winning a surrey race, and the widow whose attitude has been softned by Hatton, Henry and Hayden. This was the first film Harry Carey Jr appeared in as an adult, and was brought about when the just-discharged-from-the-Navy Carey ran into producer William Berke on an Hollywood street corner. Berke, who had produced six sound westerns in the mid-30's starring the elder Carey, offered Carey Jr. a bit in this film. The first film Harry Carey Jr appeared in was in 1921, as an infant in one of his father's silent westerns. Even with a 25-year-gap between his "first" and second film, Carey's 80 years of work in films may be the longevity record.
How Doooo You Do!!! (1945) as Director of Photography
Arson Squad (1945) as Director of Photography
Ten Cents a Dance (1945) as Director of Photography
Club Havana (1945) as Director of Photography
Let's Go Steady (1945) as Director of Photography
Ever Since Venus (1944) as Director of Photography
She's a Sweetheart (1944) as Director of Photography
Tahiti Nights (1944) as Director of Photography
I'm from Arkansas (1944) as Director of Photography
The Vigilantes Ride (1944) as Director of Photography
Utilizing a plot that Columbia had used twice before with Buck Jones and again with Charles Starrett, this version shifts the state of the Rangers from Texas to Arizona, where Ranger Rod Saunders (Stanley Brown) is killed by a band of outlaws and his brother Ranger Lucky Saunders (Russell Hayden)swears to avenge his death. The outlaws, led secretly by town businessman Anse Rankin (Tristram Coffin), have been terrorizing the town and the citizens. Rankin accuses the Rangers of being unable to cope with the situation and organizes a Vigilante Defense League, with himself as the head and with the intent of forcing the ranchers to pay tribute for protection against his own gang. Lucky, working with Captain Randall (Jack Rockwell), resigns in disgrace from the Rangers and pretends to go over to the side of the outlaws.
Wyoming Hurricane (1944) as Director of Photography
She's a Soldier Too (1944) as Director of Photography
Riding West (1944) as Director of Photography
The Fighting Buckaroo (1943) as Director of Photography
Frontier Fury (1943) as Director of Photography
Indian Agent Steve Langdon is dismissed from his job when a money shipment he was transporting is robbed. He fought with one of the robbers and saw a tattoo on his arm. Later when Stella arrives Steve learns she was jilted by Dan Bentley, the man with that tattoo. So Steve puts her to work in a medicine show hoping she will be seen by one of Bentley's men.
Hail to the Rangers (1943) as Director of Photography
Law of the Northwest (1943) as Director of Photography
Saddles and Sagebrush (1943) as Director of Photography
Silver City Raiders (1943) as Director of Photography
Riders of the Northwest Mounted (1943) as Director of Photography
Fur thieves, who murder trappers when they refuse to give up their pelts at a low price, occupy the attention of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police. The leader of the gang is Victor Renaud (Dick Curtis), also the mayor of the small Canadian town where the gang is headquartered. Lucky Kerrigan is broken from the mounted service for apparent disobedience to orders, which results in the death of a fellow Mountie. Lucky, working undercover, aids the Mounties in rounding up the gang and gains back his uniform, and also the love of Gabrielle Renaud (Adele Mara), Renaud's sister who was unaware of his criminal activities.
Robin Hood of the Range (1943) as Director of Photography
Steve Malone (Charles Starrett), an orphan raised by an early-day railroad pioneer, assumes a masked disguise to help the homesteaders who are being deprived of their ranches by a railroad land grab. To do this, he has to go up against Henry Malone (Kenneth MacDonald), his foster parent.
Lawless Plainsmen (1942) as Director of Photography
The Lone Star Vigilantes (1942) as Director of Photography
Overland to Deadwood (1942) as Director of Photography
Cash Quinlan (Norman Willis), owner of the Quinlan Hauling Company, is the leader behind a band of raiders, who have been robbing stagecoaches between Mesquite and Deadwood, in an effort to drive his competitors out of business so that he will be able to get the railroad franchise for himself. The only outfit still left is one owned by Linda Banning (Leslie Brooks.) Steve Prescott (Charles Starrett) and Lucky Chandler (Russell Hayden)stop a holdup of a Banning stage and offer the girl their services. They are lodged in her barn, along with Harmony Hobbs (Cliff Edwards), when Quinlan's men set it on fire, but Steve recognizes one of the outlaws. Convinced he must use strategy to trap Quinlan, Steve picks a fight with Lucky and the, after losing it, goes to Quinlan stating he wants revenge against Lucky and Miss Banning, and asks to drive Quinlan's stage in the race to determine which line gets the franchise. Quinlan, though, suspects a trick and puts a broken axel-pin on Steve's wagon. He also has a dynamite charge placed in the stage driven by Lucky and then, has another one of his men drive a third stage.
The Lone Prairie (1942) as Director of Photography
Russell Hayden, Dub Taylor, Lucille Lambert, John Merton, & Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys. Way out west, a gang of desperados exploit the local settlers until Russell Hayden straps on his six-shooters and restores law and order to the once-peaceful prairie.
Prairie Gunsmoke (1942) as Director of Photography
To win possession of the ranches he holds mortgages on, crooked banker Jim Kelton (Tristram Coffin) has his henchmen led by Spike Allen (Joe McGuinn) raid the ranches and stampede the cattle herds thereby ensuring the ranchers can't meet their notes. U. S. Marshal Wild Bill Hickok (Bill Elliott) arrives and is immediately distrusted by Tex Terrell (Tex Ritter) because of Hickok's policy of enforcing the letter of the law. But when Hickok rescues rancher Henry Wade (Hal Price) and his daughter Lucy (Virginia Carroll) from the Kelton gang, Tex joins with Hickok to use the law against Kelton.
Riding Through Nevada (1942) as Director of Photography
Riders of the Northland (1942) as Director of Photography
Bad Men of the Hills (1942) as Director of Photography
U.S. Marshal Dave Upjohn (John Shay) arrives in Sundown to investigate reports of lawlessness and is met by Sheriff Mace Arnold (Alan Bridge) and his deputy, Lefty Brant (Dick Botiller.) Knowing that an investigation will disclose that they have being using their office to rob the ranchers, they murder Upjohn. When his son Steve (Charles Starrett), posing as Steve Carlton, learns of the murder, he vows vengeance. Arnold's gang captures him, knocks him unconscious, ties him to his horse and then drives the animal into Chimney Hole, trusting that the canyon's tough residents will kill him for prying into their affairs. Steve soon learns that, rather then being outlaws, the people of Chimney Hole are really upstanding ranchers who have fled there to get away from Arnold and his gang. At first, Steve suspects the leader, Lucky Shelton (Russell Hayden), of being responsible for the murder, but Harmony Haines (Cliff Edwards), proves to him that Arnold was the man responsible. The ranchers agree to cooperate with Steve in an effort to drive Arnold from office. He and Lucky ride to town where they offer to pay Arnold $8,000 in "back taxes" as a bribe to make peace. When he accepts the bribe, the honest citizens break in and a gun-fight battle ensues.
Redhead (1941) as Director of Photography
The Medico of Painted Springs (1941) as Director of Photography
North from the Lone Star (1941) as Director of Photography
Kirby is taking over Deadwood and his next victim is Wilson. But Wild Bill arrives just in time to foil Kirby's plan. Kirby makes Bill the town Marshal and Bill arrests Wilson when he shoots one of Kirby's men. It looks like Bill is on Kirby's side until he shuts down Kirby's saloon. This calls for a showdown and Bill and Cannonball go off to face Kirby and his gang,
Thunder Over the Prairie (1941) as Director of Photography
Roaring Frontiers (1941) as Director of Photography
When Tex confronts Hawk Hammond about the murder of his father, the Sheriff is shot. Hammond claims Tex did it and arriving, Bill Hickok takes the job of bringing Tex in. Avoiding Hammond's lynch mob, Bill and Tex take the stage to the County seat. At the relay station Tex finally realizes their mysteriouous stage passenger was in the room when the Sheriff was killed. Finding him gone they head out after him.
Mystery Ship (1941) as Director of Photography
The Son of Davy Crockett (1941) as Director of Photography
(Wes ''41,BW). Bill Elliott, Iris Meredith, Dub Taylor, Kenneth MacDonald, Richard Fiske, Don Curtis, Lloyd Bridges. President Grant enlists the son of Davy Crockett to help secure Texas'' vote for inclusion in the Union in this Civil War era western starring Bill Elliott in the title role.
Hands Across the Rockies (1941) as Director of Photography
As Wild Bill Hickok and sidekick Cannonball stalk a murderer, they encounter the killer's fiancee.
The Big Boss (1941) as Director of Photography
King of Dodge City (1941) as Director of Photography
Wild Bill Hickok is sent to Abilene to take on Morgan King and his gang. When he breaks into King's bank to get proof of King's thievery, Sheriff Tex puts him in jail. His friend Cannonball, having lost Bill's letter of authority, now has to get him out.
Riders of the Badlands (1941) as Director of Photography
When Collins and his men attack the stage they kill Lucky's bride. When Lucky spots Steve Langdon, a dead ringer for Collins, he arrests him. With Steve scheduled to be hung, Lucky gradually realizes what happened and forges a release for Steve. With the Rangers after them they head out hoping to catch Collins.
Prairie Stranger (1941) as Director of Photography
Convicted Woman (1940) as Photography
An innocent woman sent to prison becomes the focus of a prison-reform movement.
Babies for Sale (1940) as Director of Photography
A reporter attempts to stop a crooked adoption racket, operating out of a supposedly charitable maternity home.
Men Without Souls (1940) as Photography
The Man with Nine Lives (1940) as Photography
A doctor''''s attempts to cure cancer lead to a series of grisly murders.
Nobody's Children (1940) as Photography
An orphaned boy vows to stay with his sister even though her physical challenges discourage adoptive parents.
Out West with the Peppers (1940) as Photography
A working class family moves West in search of better fortune.
Before I Hang (1940) as Director of Photography
A mad scientist experiments with a serum tainted with a psychopath''''s blood.
Island of Doomed Men (1940) as Photography
A government agent infiltrates a prison island to build a case against its corrupt, sadistic warden.
Five Little Peppers in Trouble (1940) as Director of Photography
Five siblings face boarding school when their working mother can''''t hold a job and care for them.
Scandal Sheet (1939) as Photography
Cafe Hostess (1939) as Photography
Jo (Ann Dvorak), a "percentage girl" at the notorious Club 46, is in despair. She can see no way out of the dreary and sordid routine of entertaining customers - called drinking and dancing in 1940 - and, at a signal from piano player Eddie Morgan (Douglas Fowley), rolling them for their money. Eddie, besides being brutal to her and spending all her money, is also carrying on an affair with another girl. Jo's only friend is Annie (Wynne Gibson), a former actress but now a drink-sodden derelict. Annie keeps to herself the knowledge that it was Eddie who threw the knife that killed a petty racketeer who was too attentive to Jo. Sailor Dan Walters (Preston Foster) and two of his pals arrive from a cruise and his good nature delights Joe, but at a wink from Eddie, Jo attempts to steal his money. Dan swallows his disillusionment and returns to the cafe, and he and Jo enjoy a day-long picnic together. She accepts his marriage proposal and go to an up-state town where he has a job waiting. Eddie does not accept this turn events any too well, and sets a trap for Dan when he comes after Jo. When he arrives, in an attempt to save his life, Jo denounces and ridicules him and he leaves angrily. He is net by Annie, who tells him of the set-up. Gathering his pals, Dan returns to the cafe and starts a brawl.
The Man They Could Not Hang (1939) as Photography
A mad scientist uses an artificial heart pump he invented to seek revenge after he is executed.
Western Caravans (1939) as Photography
A caravan of settlers is arriving and the ranchers intend to keep them out. It looks like a range war but Sheriff Jim gets the ranchers to accept the settlers. Kohler re-ignites the feud by making settler Winters appear to be a rustler and then by killing Winter's son. Once more the two sides appear headed for a war and Jim is caught in the middle.
A Woman Is the Judge (1939) as Photography
The Man from Sundown (1939) as Photography
My Son Is Guilty (1939) as Photography
Tim Kerry, a cop on the beat in Hell's Kitchen, welcomes his grown son Ritzy home after a two-year prison term. Ritzy's former friends and his ex-girl Julia join with Tim in hoping he'll go straight. But local gang leader Claire Morelli (the former boss's widow) knows of Ritzy's talents from other ex-cons, and makes him an offer hard to refuse. A chain of double-crosses seems to make tragedy inevitable...
Konga, the Wild Stallion (1939) as Photography
Homicide Bureau (1939) as Photography
A homicide detective clashes with a beautiful citizens'''' rights advocate while investigating war profiteers.
South of Arizona (1938) as Photography
Women in Prison (1938) as Photography
The Colorado Trail (1938) as Photography
West of Cheyenne (1938) as Photography
Call of the Rockies (1938) as Camera
Little Miss Roughneck (1938) as Photography
A talented 10-year-old singing prodigy, Foxine LaRue (Edith Fellows), who is only slightly less artificial and theatrical than her name, is pushed into vaudeville by her stage-mother mama, Gert LaRue (Margaret Irving), who is even more artificial and theatrical than her name. Foxine's pretty and older sister, Mary LaRue (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells) makes sacrifices to support the trio. Al Partridge (Scott Kolk as Scott Colton), a hollywood agent becomes interested in Mary and takes the family trio to Hollywood in the hopes of Foxine getting into the movies. After several incidents by the rowdy Foxine on the train, and later at International Studios, Foxine is further from being in the movies than she was in New York. Gert decides that a "hoax" kidnapping is just the ticket to get Foxine the publicity to land a studio contract. That night Foxine dresses as a boy, disarranges her room, leaves a "ransom note" and hops a freight train. The police arrive the next morning and hear Mary accuse Al and Gert of staging the kidnapping, and they are arrested. Foxine leaves the train several hundred miles away and takes shelter with the good-natured Pascual Orozco (Leo Carrillo) and his family. The arrested pair are released when the police receive another ransom note (sent by Foxine.)
Law of the Plains (1938) as Photography
Juvenile Court (1938) as Photography
When he can''''t save his client from the chair, a public defender helps the man''''s sister clean up the slums.
Extortion (1938) as Photography
A Dangerous Adventure (1937) as Photography
All-American Sweetheart (1937) as Photography
The Game That Kills (1937) as Photography
Tom Ferguson (Ward Bond), star left wing of the Indians hockey team, is killed during a game in an "accident" with Dick Adams (Paul Fix) and Bill Drake (Max Hoffman, Jr.), two of his own teammates. His brother, Alec Ferguson (Charles Quigley), is not convinced it was and accident, and goes to New York to uncover the truth. Posing as a fellow townsman named Steve Moreau (Clyde Dilson) who is unable to accept an offer to play with the Indians because of an injury, Alec wins a place with the team. He learns that the team, a member of a nation-wide professional league, has been throwing games on the orders of a gambling ring. He meets Betty Holland (Rita Hayworth) the pretty daughter of team coach Joe Holland (J. Farrell MacDonald) and falls in love with her. He plays along with Adams and Drake and learns that the owner, Rudy Maxwell (Arthur Loft), is the head of the gambling ring and has Coach Holland under control because of bad checks written to pay off gambling losses. Reporter Sam Erskine (John Gallaudet) suspecting that the games are being thrown and talks Betty into accepting a job on the Chronicle to find out what she can to protect her father's name. Maxwell discovers Alec's true identity and orders Betty kidnapped, thus ensuring that Alec's play will lead to an Indians' defeat in an important game.
Speed to Spare (1937) as Photography
The Frame-Up (1937) as Photography
Westbound Mail (1937) as Photography
End of the Trail (1936) as Photography
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.
Panic on the Air (1936) as Photography
A sports announcer takes on kidnappers.
Pride of the Marines (1936) as Photography
An orphan tries to help his Marine guardian with a romance.
Riding Wild (1935) as Photography
Superspeed (1935) as Photography
The Revenge Rider (1935) as Photography
Tim McCoy, Robert Allen, Billie Seward, Edward Earle, Frank Sheridan. Cowboy Tim McCoy becomes an instrument of revenge when he discovers his parents have been murdered.
In Spite of Danger (1935) as Photography
Guard That Girl (1935) as Photography
Awakening of Jim Burke (1935) as Photography
Gallant Defender (1935) as Photography
Munro and his gang control the valley and are driving away all nesters. Johnny arrives, and taking an interest in Barbara McGrail, decides to help the nesters. He receives unexpected help from Barbara's uncle who is posing as Salty Smith, one of Munro's hired guns. Salty thinks Munro killed his brother and is out to get proof.
Law Beyond the Range (1935) as Photography
Tim is dismissed from the Rangers for letting his friend Kane who is accused of murder escape. When newspaper editor Alexander dies, Tim takes over to continue that fight against Heston and his stooge Sheriff. He also hopes to find the notorious leader of an outlaw gang and to also help Kane prove his innocence.
Men of the Hour (1935) as Photography
Whom the Gods Destroy (1934) as Photography
Broadway's most successful producer, John Forrester (Walter Connolly, character actor who was first-billed in six films in the mid-1930s), is deeply in love with his wife Margaret (Doris Kenyon)and dreams of the future when his son Jack (played in age order by Scotty Beckett, Macon Jones and Robert Young) will step into his shoes. He sails to England to produce a show but the ship strikes a derelict wreckage and is sinking rapidly. In the ensuing wild panic, Forrester saves many lives, until finally, panic stricken by sudden fear, he dons a woman's clothes and is among the rescued. On the coast of Newfouldland, the villagers, not aware of his true identity, curse him but he is befriended by Alec (Hobart Bosworth)who helps him conceal his identity. With a planned story of his survival, he returns to New York but cannot face his family or friends after he sees the plaque to his heroism on his New York theatre. Deciding to remain thought of as dead, he becomes a derelict himself, surviving on odd jobs as he watches from afar his now-grown son (Robert Young)begin his career as a producer. The son meets with failure and Forrester, claiming to be an old friend of his father, goes to him and renders assistance as Jack works on a new play. It is a success and Jack brings his mother to meet his mentor. She recognizes him as her husband and, after Jack has left the room, the two of them decide they still have happiness ahead of them, without Jack having to know the truth.
Man Trailer (1934) as Photography
Buck Jones, Cecilia Parker, Arthur Vinton, Clarence Geldert, Steve Clark, & Silver the horse. After foiling a stagecoach robbery, Buck Jones is appointed sheriff of the local town where an adversary launches a smear campaign against him. THE MAN TRAILER is a remake of Buck Jones'' first film for Columbia, THE LONE RIDER (1930), as well as a remake of the silent W.S. Hart film, THE RETURN OF DRAW EGAN (1916).
I'll Fix It (1934) as Photography
A businessman''''s efforts to buy good grades for his kid brother put him in conflict with the school''''s lady principal.
Hell Bent for Love (1934) as Photography
The Prescott Kid (1934) as Photography
White Lies (1934) as Photography
The Hell Cat (1934) as Photography
The Line Up (1934) as Photography
The Party's Over (1934) as Photography
Whirlpool (1934) as Photography
An ex-convict tries to connect with the daughter who doesn't even know he exists.
Girl in Danger (1934) as Photography
The Ninth Guest (1934) as Photography
Eight strangers are invited by a mysterious unknown host to spend the night in a penthouse apartment. The eight (5 men, 3 women) are wined, dined, then greeted by their host's voice via a radio broadcast. The voice announces that before the night is over each one will be systematically murdered unless they manage to outwit their ninth guest Death. Based on the mystery novel The Invisible Host (1930) by Gwen Bristow & Bruce Manning.
Fog (1933) as Photography
Hold the Press (1933) as Photography
Dangerous Crossroads (1933) as Photography
Police Car 17 (1933) as Photography
My Woman (1933) as Photography
When a vaudeville hoofer hits the big time, he neglects the wife who helped put him there.
King of the Wild Horses (1933) as Photography
Let's Fall in Love (1933) as Photography
An ambitious film director transforms a Brooklyn-born actress into a Swedish temptress.
The California Trail (1933) as Photography
Buck Jones, Helen Mack, George Humbart, Luis Alberni. A corrupt mayor exploits the local farmers for his own gains until Santa Fe Stewart (Buck Jones) rides into town and rights the wrongs.
Parole Girl (1933) as Photography
A wrongly convicted woman tries to make amends after getting out of prison.
Silent Men (1933) as Photography
State Trooper (1933) as Photography
The Wrecker (1933) as Photography
The Woman I Stole (1933) as Photography
East of Fifth Avenue (1933) as Photography
Shadows of Sing Sing (1933) as Photography
Speed Demon (1933) as Photography
When Strangers Marry (1933) as Photography
The Riding Tornado (1932) as Photography
The Western Code (1932) as Photography
The Last Man (1932) as Photography
Two Fisted Law (1932) as Photography
Rancher Tim Clark borrows money from Bob Russell, who then rustles Clark's cattle so he will be unable to repay the money. Thus Russell is able to cheat Clark out of his ranch. Clark becomes a prospector for silver and ultimately comes to settle accounts with Russell and crooked deputy Bendix.
End of the Trail (1932) as Photography
Framed by Major Jenkins, Capt. Travers is kicked out of the Army. When Travers, now living with the Indians, is captured by Jenkins, the Indians attack the fort. With his men greatly outnumbered Colonel Burke realizes that Travers is their only chance.
War Correspondent (1932) as Photography
McKenna of the Mounted (1932) as Photography
The Fighting Fool (1932) as Photography
Sheriff Tim has killed Crip's outlaw brother in the line of duty and now Crip is out to get Tim. He makes Tim's brother Bud a prisoner to lure Tim into a trap. When Tim is warned by Bud, Tim is saved but Bud is killed. Tim arrests Crip but Crip escapes and he and his gang now make a final stand against Tim and his men.
The Final Edition (1932) as Photography
A newswoman comes on to a mobster to solve the police commissioner''''s murder.
Riding for Justice (1932) as Photography
Buck Randall (Buck Jones), a happy-go-lucky cowhand on the ranch owned by Tom Wilson (William Walling), is in town and heads for the Red Front Saloon where, in compliance with a town ordinance, he is ordered to give up his gun but refuses. Escaping the altercation with Marshal Joseph Slyde (Russell Simpson) and his chief deputy, Alex Frame (Walter Miller), Buck seeks shelter in the Marshal's house at the edge of town. He meets Mary Slyde (Mary Doran), the Marshal's young, pretty, charming and unhappy wife and they are attracted to each other. While Slyde and a posse are combing the countryside for Buck, Frame is left behind to protect Mary and, the posse is barely out of sight, before Frames is forcing his unwanted attention upon her. He is shot and Mary, in shock, thinks she did it as does Buck who has returned to the house. When the Marshal and his men arrive, Buck takes the blame for Frame's death and is held for murder.
South of the Rio Grande (1932) as Photography
After being duped by Consuello into losing the family fortune, Carlos' brother Juan commits suicide. When Carlos next meets Consuello, she is the bride to be of his friend Ramon and this means more trouble.
Hello Trouble (1932) as Photography
After killing a friend in a gunfight, Jeff Douglas quits the Texas Rangers. He arrives at the Kenyon ranch just as Jonathan Kenyon apparently commits suicide. He and Janet Kenyon then become the new half owners. At first he refuses to wear a gun and is believed to be a coward, but as trouble mounts he straps it on once again.
Texas Cyclone (1932) as Photography
Pecos Grant rides into a strange town only to find that everyone recognizes him, not as Pecos Grant, but as a presumed-dead man named Rawlins. Even Rawlins' wife thinks her husband has come back. Pecos sets out to solve the mystery.
Daring Danger (1932) as Photography
Shotgun Pass (1931) as Photography
The Fighting Marshal (1931) as Photography
Range Feud (1931) as Photography
Ranchers Walton and Turner are losing cattle to rustlers and they each blame the other. After Walton and Clint Turner argue, Walton is found shot and Sheriff Gordon has to arrest his friend Clint. With Clint scheduled to be hung, Gordon desperately looks for evidence to clear him.
Branded (1931) as Photography
Dale and sidekick 'Swede' break up a stage robbery only to be arrested for the robbery. Escaping to a new town they make an enemy of Moore. When the Sheriff arrives looking for the two, Moore and his men go after them planning to kill them.
Call of the West (1930) as Camera
Nightclub entertainer Violet La Tour (Dorothy Revier) collapses during a performance in Sagebrush, Texas, and is taken to the ranch of Lon Dixon (Matt Moore). They fall in love and are married. Feeling deserted when Lon joins a posse in search of rustlers, she returns to New York. There, she is wooed by her agent, Maurice Kane (Alan Roscoe), but confirms her love for Lon when he comes to claim her.
Journey's End (1930) as Director of Photography
Colin Clive, Ian Maclaren, David Manners, Billy Bevan, Anthony Bushell. James Whale''s powerful anti-war drama is set in the trenches of the Western front during WWI and focuses on a troop commander (Colin Clive) who is forced to follow military orders which will mean certain death for his men. Based on the play by R.C. Sheriff
The Last of the Lone Wolf (1930) as Director of Photography
Troopers Three (1930) as Director of Photography
Peacock Alley (1930) as Director of Photography
Painted Faces (1929) as Director of Photography
The Count of Ten (1928) as Director of Photography
Boxer Johnny McKinney has come along to the point where he is ready to fight for the championship. His new bride, Betty, asks Johnny for $5,000. Johnny thinks the money is for her, but in reality it is to pay off her brother's gambling debts. In any event, Johnny doesn't have the money, and when his manager refuses to lend it to him, Johnny breaks up with him. Just as the big fight is coming up, Johnny breaks his hand. But in hopes of winning the money his wife needs, Johnny goes into the ring anyway. But surprises await him, inside the ring and out.
Red Clay (1927) as Director of Photography
Sensation Seekers (1927) as Director of Photography
The Chinese Parrot (1927) as Director of Photography
Daring Days (1925) as Director of Photography
The Outlaw's Daughter (1925) as Director of Photography
The Scarlet West (1925) as Director of Photography
Black Gold (1924) as Director of Photography
The Bolted Door (1923) as Director of Photography
The First Degree (1923) as Director of Photography
Crossed Wires (1923) as Director of Photography
The Six-Fifty (1923) as Director of Photography
Pure Grit (1923) as Director of Photography
A Chapter in Her Life (1923) as Director of Photography
McGuire of the Mounted (1923) as Director of Photography
The Untameable (1923) as Director of Photography
Sky High (1922) as Director of Photography
A government agent investigates a ring that is smuggling Chinese aliens across the border from Mexico. His investigation takes him to the Grand Canyon. He finds a dazed girl wandering around who has become separated from her companions and is lost. He and the girl are soon found by her companions - the smuggling ring!
Wolf Law (1922) as Director of Photography
Up and Going (1922) as Director of Photography
Chasing the Moon (1922) as Director of Photography
The Flaming Hour (1922) as Director of Photography
After Your Own Heart (1921) as Director of Photography
Hands Off (1921) as Director of Photography
The Road Demon (1921) as Director of Photography
Trailin' (1921) as Director of Photography
Big Town Round-Up (1921) as Director of Photography
A Ridin' Romeo (1921) as Director of Photography
The Night Horsemen (1921) as Director of Photography
The Rough Diamond (1921) as Director of Photography
The Lady From Longacre (1921) as Director of Photography
The Red Lane (1920) as Camera
Honor Bound (1920) as Camera
Hitchin' Posts (1920) as Camera
The Marriage Pit (1920) as Camera

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Flying G-Men (1939) as Photography
Overland With Kit Carson (1939) as Photography
Speed Demon (1932) as Photography

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