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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) as Assistant Director
Two free-spirited bank robbers flee railroad detectives and head for Bolivia.
2.
Planet of the Apes (1968) as Assistant Director
An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species.
3.
The Flim--Flam Man (1967) as Assistant Director
A young man meets the Legendary "Flim flam man" and begins a Huck Finn-like trip with him learning how to run the small con as he developes a relationship with the older man. As the police close in, he has to decide where he will take the rest of his life.
4.
Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966) as Assistant Director
A sophisticated crook mounts an intricate plan to rob an airport bank.
5.
A Distant Trumpet (1964) as Assistant Director
Donahue is a young, enthusiastic lieutenant sent in 1883 to a desolate Arizona fort which soon becomes a powder keg. A battle with the local Indians rages while Donahue is involved with both McBain and Pleshette. The latter is the lucky girl who hitches heart-throb Donahue.
6.
PT 109 (1963) as Assistant Director
Future president John Kennedy fights to save his crew when their PT boat sinks in the Pacific.
7.
Merrill's Marauders (1962) as Assistant Director
A grizzled U.S. general leads his men against the Japanese in Burma during World War II.
8.
The Sins of Rachel Cade (1961) as Assistant Director
A female doctor in the Congo is torn between two loves.
9.
Gold of the Seven Saints (1961) as Assistant Director
Two trappers fight to protect their gold from outlaws.
10.
Claudelle Inglish (1961) as Assistant Director
A defiant Southern girl marries a poor dirt farmer instead of the wealthy landowner her mother picked out.
11.
The Young Philadelphians (1959) as Assistant Director
A young lawyer from the wrong side of town tries to break into society.
12.
Born Reckless (1959) as Assistant Director
A saloon singer falls in love with a free roaming rider and tries to change his lifestyle.
13.
Yellowstone Kelly (1959) as Assistant Director
A trapper gets caught between his young assistant and a beautiful Arapaho woman.
14.
Westbound (1959) as Assistant Director
A Civil War veteran fights to protect a gold shipment from a bitter Confederate officer.
15.
Fort Dobbs (1958) as 2d unit [dir]/Asst dir
A frontierswoman suspects the man who rescued her from the Comanches of killing her husband.
16.
The Big Land (1957) as Assistant Director
A cattleman tries to convince a group of farmers to build a small town as a railroad link.
17.
The Green-Eyed Blonde (1957) as Assistant Director
18.
Hell on Frisco Bay (1956) as Assistant Director
A cop framed for a murder he did not commit hunts the San Francisco waterfront for the Mob racketeers who are responsible.
19.
Strange Lady in Town (1955) as Assistant Director
The arrival of a female doctor sets a Western town on its ear.
20.
The McConnell Story (1955) as Assistant Director
A man''s plans to settle down and raise a family are upset by the Korean War.
21.
Battle Cry (1955) as Assistant Director
A group of Marines eagerly await deployment during World War II.
22.
Drum Beat (1954) as Assistant Director
While negotiating a peace treaty with North California Indians, a presidential emissary has to fight off a renegade.
23.
A Lion Is in the Streets (1953) as Assistant Director
A peddler from the bayou becomes a major force in local politics.
24.
Operation Secret (1952) as Assistant Director
Cornel Wilde, Steve Cochran, Phyllis Thaxter, Karl Malden, Paul Picerni, Lester Matthews, Dan O'Herlihy, Jay Novello, Robert Shaw. After assisting the French Underground during WWII, American Officer Cornel Wilde is later accused of murder and subversive activities by former colleagues. Based on the actual exploits of Lieutenant Colonel Peter Ortiz.
25.
Bugles in the Afternoon (1952) as Assistant Director
Old enemies stationed together at an Army post vie for the same woman.
26.
The Lion and the Horse (1952) as Assistant Director
A cowboy fights to save a wild horse from its exploitative owner.
27.
Only the Valiant (1951) as Assistant Director
Capt. Richard Lance (Gregory Peck) is unjustly held responsible, by his men & girlfriend, for an Indian massacre death of beloved Lt. Holloway. Holloway (Gig Young) is killed while escorting a dangerous Indian chief to another fort's prison. The chief escapes. Knowing their fort is in danger of Indian attack, Lance takes a small group of army misfits to an abandoned nearby army fort to defend a mountain pass against the oncoming Indian assault. Their mission is to stall for time until reinforcements from another fort arrive. The men in this small group of malcontents, deserters, psychopaths & cowards all hate Capt. Lance & wish him dead. Much to their chagrin, the men recognize that Lance's survival instincts, military knowledge & leadership are the only chance the group has of staying alive.
28.
The Cariboo Trail (1950) as Assistant Director
A cattleman fights to establish a ranch in the middle of gold country.
29.
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (1950) as Assistant Director
From the trial of the survivors, we flash back to amoral crook Ralph Cotter's violent prison break, assisted by Holiday Carleton, sister of another prisoner...who doesn't make it. Soon Ralph manipulates the grieving Holiday into his arms, and two crooked cops follow her into his pocket. Ralph's total lack of scruple brings him great success in a series of robberies. But his easy conquest of gullible heiress Margaret Dobson proves more dangerous to him than any crime...
30.
The Younger Brothers (1949) as Assistant Director
Three law-breaking brothers try to go straight, only to be hounded by a vengeful detective.
31.
Fighting Man of the Plains (1949) as Assistant Director
A former bandit enlists Jesse James to help him clean up a Kansas town.
32.
One Last Fling (1949) as Assistant Director
A jealous wife decides working for her husband is the best way to keep tabs on him.
33.
Task Force (1949) as Assistant Director
A naval officer devotes his life to the development of the aircraft carrier.
34.
To the Victor (1948) as Assistant Director
An American blackmarketeer falls in love with the wife of Nazi collaborator.
35.
Her Kind of Man (1946) as Assistant Director
A singer can't choose between a charismatic gangster and an honest newspaperman.
36.
Shadow of a Woman (1946) as Assistant Director
A woman suspects her husband of plotting to kill his son from a previous marriage.
37.
San Antonio (1945) as Assistant Director
A reformed rustler tracks down a band of cattle thieves and tries to reform a crooked dance-hall girl.
38.
Escape in the Desert (1945) as Assistant Director
In this remake of The Petrified Forest, Nazi spies infiltrate a hotel in the American Southwest.
39.
In Our Time (1944) as Assistant Director
A Polish count and his English wife battle Nazi invaders.
40.
The Gorilla Man (1943) as Assistant Director
A wounded soldier discovers his hospital is secretly run by the Nazis.
41.
Escape from Crime (1942) as Assistant Director
An ex-con becomes a daredevil photojournalist.
42.
I Was Framed (1942) as Assistant Director
A news man's political investigations land him in prison.
43.
All Through the Night (1942) as Assistant Director
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
44.
Busses Roar (1942) as Assistant Director
A saboteur rigs a bomb to destroy a strategic oil field.
45.
The Case of the Black Parrot (1941) as Assistant Director
A newspaperman sets out to catch a sea-going thief.
46.
Singapore Woman (1941) as Assistant Director
A woman who believes she's cursed, takes refuge on a rubber plantation.
47.
Underground (1941) as Assistant Director
Resistance leaders in Germany plot to broadcast Nazi secrets over the radio.

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