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Horace Hough

Horace Hough



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Director (feature film)

My Dog, Buddy (1960) as 1st asst dir
The Toughest Gun in Tombstone (1958) as Assistant Director
A notorious gunman faces a series of challengers determined to out-shoot him.
Ghost of the China Sea (1958) as Assistant Director
Gunsmoke in Tucson (1958) as Assistant Director
Mark Stevens, Forrest Tucker, Gale Robbins, Vaughn Taylor, John Ward. Two brothers on opposite sides of the law become embroiled in an Arizona range war between cattlemen and farmers.
Badman's Country (1958) as Assistant Director
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.
Tonka (1958) as Assistant Director
In Dakota territory in the 1870s, White Bull, a young Sioux, proves his manhood by catching and training a wild colt he names Tonka. When a cruel cousin claims the horse as the privilege of rank, White Bull lets Tonka go. The horse ends up in the hands of a captain in the US cavalry about the time that Sitting Bull gathers the tribes to confront the growing US presence, epitomized by the bigoted General Custer. All paths, including those of White Bull and Tonka, lead to the confluence of the Little and Big Horn rivers.
5 Steps to Danger (1957) as Assistant Director
A couple attempts to keep important secrets from Communist spies.
The Man with the Golden Arm (1956) as Assistant Director
A junkie must face his true self to kick his drug addiction.
Gun Brothers (1956) as Assistant Director
Two brothers end up on opposite sides of the law in the old West.
Storm Fear (1956) as Assistant Director
A wounded bank robber takes over his brother''''s home.
Disneyland, U.S.A. (1956) as Assistant Director
The Naked Street (1955) as Assistant Director
A racketeer saves his daughter''''s no-good husband from the chair but lives to regret it.
East of Eden (1955) as Assistant Director
Two brothers compete for their father's approval and a woman's love.
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953) as Assistant Director
Nuclear tests set a dormant prehistoric monster on a path of destruction.
The Moonlighter (1953) as Assistant Director
A former jailbird makes good after the wrong man is accused for his crime.
The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1952) as Assistant Director
The citizens of Poker Flat attempt to rid their town of bad influences.
Viva Zapata! (1952) as Assistant Director
Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata leads the peasants against a corrupt president.
Anne of the Indies (1951) as Assistant Director
LaRochelle, a former pirate captain, is caught by the British. To get his ship back, he works as a spy against other pirates, first of all Blackbeard and Providence. He works on some ships, crossing the Caribbean sea, with the intention of being enchained, when a pirate ship is in sight, to make them believe he's an enemy of the British. One day, his ship is conquered by Captain Providence. What nobody knew before, Providence is a (beautiful, of course) woman. She believes his story and so he joins her crew. But Blackbeard, her fatherly friend, doesn't believe him. Providence and LaRochelle fall in love, although he is married. When LaRochelle tries to deliver her to the British, she forebodes the trap, kidnaps his wife and escapes. As for revenge, she wants to sell his wife on a slave-market. LaRochell gets his ship and his crew back and follows her. ...
The Guy Who Came Back (1951) as Assistant Director
Former football star Harry Joplin is down on his luck, both in his career and in his married life. He seems convinced of his own unworthiness, but a chance to play in a charity football game helps him see his life in a new light.
The House on Telegraph Hill (1951) as Assistant Director
A concentration camp survivor assumes a dead woman''''s identity but gets caught in a wealthy family''''s intrigues.
American Guerrilla in the Philippines (1950) as Assistant Director
The Crooked Way (1949) as Assistant Director
A war hero''''s amnesia keeps him from dealing with his criminal past.
Lost Boundaries (1949) as Assistant Director
A black family tries to build a new life by passing as white.
Joan of Arc (1948) as 2d unit asst dir
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) as Assistant Director
A child of the tenements helps an ex-con find a new life.
Rogues' Regiment (1948) as Assistant Director
After World War II, ex-soldiers trickle into French Saigon to join the Foreign Legion, among them American Whit Corbett and German Carl Reicher. Is Reicher really SS war criminal Martin Bruner, and is Corbett after him? Art dealer Van Ratten and nightclub chanteuse Lili Maubert are also more than they seem. Action scenes include anti-guerilla jungle warfare.
A Woman's Vengeance (1948) as Assistant Director
Country squire Henry Maurier is patient with his wife Emily, a neurotic invalid, but her brother surprises Henry with his young mistress Doris. The same night, Emily dies of her chronic heart disease, and Henry promptly marries Doris, to the chagrin of neighbor Janet Spence, who loves him. When a post-mortem shows that Emily's death was precipitated by arsenic, Henry is placed on trial for his life. But is he guilty?
Feudin', Fussin and A-Fightin' (1948) as Assistant Director
Small towners kidnap a salesman to help them win a race against their rivals.
Little Mister Jim (1947) as Assistant Director
After his mother''s death, a young boy tries to help his father stop drinking.
The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947) as Assistant Director
A farmer's daughter falls in love with a man who fought against her family in the Civil War.
The Lost Moment (1947) as Assistant Director
In a long flashback, a New York publisher is in Venice pursuing the lost love letters of an early-19th-century poet, Jeffrey Ashton, who disappeared mysteriously. Using a false name, Lewis Venable rents a room from Juliana Bordereau, once Jeffrey Ashton's lover, now an aged recluse. Running the household is Juliana's severe niece, Tina, who mistrusts Venable from the first moment. He realizes all is not right when late one night he finds Tina, her hair unpinned and wild, at the piano. She calls him Jeffrey and throws herself at him. The family priest warns Venable to tread carefully around her fantasies, but he wants the letters at any cost, even Tina's sanity.
The Hoodlum Saint (1946) as Assistant Director
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
This Man's Navy (1945) as Assistant Director
Two Navy vets compete to see whose son is the bigger hero.
Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945) as Assistant Director
A Norwegian farmer tries to raise two children in the Midwest.
Keep Your Powder Dry (1945) as Assistant Director
Three girls overcome their differences when they join the WACS.
The Seventh Cross (1944) as Assistant Director
Seven men escape from a concentration camp and fight their way to freedom.
A Guy Named Joe (1944) as Assistant Director
A downed World War II pilot becomes the guardian angel for his successor in love and war.
Stand by for Action (1943) as Assistant Director
A Harvard graduate serving on a battleship is faced with the realities of war.
Salute to the Marines (1943) as Assistant Director
A retired Marine gets caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign.
Apache Trail (1942) as Assistant Director
An outlaw and his brother are on opposite sides of a stagecoach robbery.
The War Against Mrs. Hadley (1942) as Assistant Director
A Washington matron tries to ignore the effects of World War II.
Somewhere I'll Find You (1942) as Assistant Director
Brothers feud over a girl they both fall for while covering World War II.
Lydia (1941) as Assistant Director
An unmarried woman stages a reunion with former suitors to recapture the romance of her past.
That Uncertain Feeling (1941) as Assistant Director
A happily married woman sees a psychoanalyst and develops doubts about her husband.
Boom Town (1940) as Assistant Director
Friends become rivals when they strike-it-rich in oil.
20 Mule Team (1940) as Assistant Director
A miner fights his way across Death Valley to beat out the competition.
The Shop Around the Corner (1940) as Assistant Director
Feuding co-workers don't realize they're secret romantic pen pals.
Stand Up and Fight (1939) as Assistant Director
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
Let Freedom Ring (1939) as Assistant Director
A crusader returns to his Western hometown to root out corruption.
The Secret of Dr. Kildare (1939) as Assistant Director
A young doctor tries to help a woman suffering from psychosomatic blindness.
Ninotchka (1939) as Assistant Director
A coldhearted Soviet agent is warmed up by a trip to Paris and a night of love.
Calling Dr. Kildare (1939) as Assistant Director
A young doctor treats a gangster and falls for the man's kid sister.
Algiers (1938) as Assistant Director
A thief on the run from the law risks his life for love.
Young Dr. Kildare (1938) as Assistant Director
A medical school graduate must choose between a small-town practice and a big-city internship.
Arsene Lupin Returns (1938) as Assistant Director
A reformed jewel thief helps detectives track down a criminal.
Boys Town (1938) as Assistant Director
True story of Father Flanagan's fight to build a home for orphaned boys.
Thoroughbreds Don't Cry (1937) as Assistant Director
A young jockey goes crooked to land a valuable riding job.
Fury (1936) as Assistant Director
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
We Went to College (1936) as Assistant Director
Three middle-aged men try to recapture the joys of their college days.
Baby Face Harrington (1935) as Assistant Director
A milquetoast has to fight off cops and gangsters when he''''s mistaken for a criminal.
This Side of Heaven (1934) as Assistant Director
An eccentric family tries to work together when the father is accused of embezzlement.
The Painted Veil (1934) as Assistant Director
A wife strays, then fights to redeem herself to her husband.
Evelyn Prentice (1934) as Assistant Director
A criminal lawyer's wife faces blackmail when she has an affair.
Treasure Island (1934) as Assistant Director
Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of a young boy out to foil pirates and find a buried treasure.
Sailor's Luck (1933) as Assistant Director
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.
The Power and the Glory (1933) as Assistant Director
A man rises to run a railroad company at the cost of his family ties.
Almost Married (1932) as Assistant Director
Russian beauty Anita Mellikovna, traveling by train with a forged passport and carrying jewels, finds the police on her tail. Seeing Deene Maxwell, whom she met one summer in Scotland, on a train across the tracks, Anita climbs out of her train and enters his compartment. Deene, a British official traveling to Moscow, suggests they pose as husband and wife, since he has diplomatic immunity, and offers to marry her at the British Embassy. After the wedding, Anita reveals that she is already married to an eccentric, violent composer, Louis Capristi, whom she left on their wedding night after he threatened her. Meanwhile, Capristi, under the name Charles Pringle, is imprisoned in an English asylum for the criminally insane since he strangled a woman to death. Anita and Deene are happily in love in England when they are confronted by Capristi, who escaped after he heard about their marriage. Capristi threatens to have them arrested for bigamy unless they allow him to stay a few days until his boat for South America sails. Deene's friend, Scotland Yard Inspector Slante, becomes suspicious of Capristi and posts guards to watch him. One evening in a restaurant in Soho, the French girl Mariette recognizes Capristi as Pringle, and he murders her. Disguising his voice, Capristi calls Deene and lures him out of the house by telling him to meet Slante at Mariette's apartment.
Me and My Gal (1932) as Assistant Director
A New York cop falls in love with a waterfront waitress whose sister falls for a gangster.
Wild Girl (1932) as Assistant Director
While Paris Sleeps (1932) as Assistant Director
Annabelle's Affairs (1931) as Assistant Director
After only 11 hours of marriage, Annabelle and her husband separate-not knowing what each other truly looks like. Annabelle is given stocks in a mining enterprise by her husband and told not to part with them. Annabelle, an extravagant spender, is forced to give the stocks to her husband's millionaire rival. Hearing that her husband is returning home, Annabelle poses as a cook at her husband's rival's home. Her husband arrives but is unrecognizable to Annabelle. He's now working as a captain for his rival. Annabelle finds herself falling for this mysterious captain.
Their Mad Moment (1931) as Assistant Director
On Your Back (1930) as Assistant Director
Not Damaged (1930) as Assistant Director
Temple Tower (1930) as Assistant Director
The Dancers (1930) as Assistant Director
The One Woman Idea (1929) as Assistant Director
Blue Skies (1929) as Assistant Director
Nix on Dames (1929) as Assistant Director
A Song of Kentucky (1929) as Assistant Director
Taking a Chance (1928) as Assistant Director
Woman Wise (1928) as Assistant Director
Square Crooks (1928) as Assistant Director
A Thief in the Dark (1928) as Assistant Director
None But the Brave (1928) as Assistant Director
Publicity Madness (1927) as Assistant Director
Rich But Honest (1927) as Assistant Director
Love Makes 'Em Wild (1927) as Assistant Director
Whispering Wires (1926) as Assistant Director
A Trip to Chinatown (1926) as Assistant Director

Writer (feature film)

Pony Soldier (1952) as Asst dir
In 1876, Duncan MacDonald joins the new, 300-member Mounted Police in western Canada, just in time for a dangerous mission. It seems the Cree Indians, raiding across the border in Montana, took two hostages for their safe return to Canada. But MacDonald, with only scout Natayo to help, will need all his diplomacy and then some to extract the captives from the midst of a thousand Cree.

Assistant Direction (short)

Just What I Needed (1955)
This short film provides a humorous look at "unwanted" gifts.

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