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Edward J. Le Saint

Edward J. Le Saint



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Director (feature film)

The Millionaire Policeman (1926) as Director
Brooding Eyes (1926) as Director
Three Keys (1925) as Director
The Love Gamble (1925) as Director
The Unwritten Law (1925) as Director
Speed (1925) as Director
Discontented Husbands (1924) as Director
Pal o' Mine (1924) as Director
Innocence (1923) as Director
Temptation (1923) as Director
Yesterday's Wife (1923) as Director
The Marriage Market (1923) as Director
Only a Shop Girl (1922) as Director
The Sleepwalker (1922) as Director
The Girl of My Heart (1920) as Director
The Rose of Nome (1920) as Director
A Sister to Salome (1920) as Director
The Mother of His Children (1920) as Director
White Lies (1920) as Director
Merely Mary Ann (1920) as Director
Flames of the Flesh (1920) as Director
The Call of the Soul (1919) as Director
The Wilderness Trail (1919) as Director
The Sneak (1919) as Director
The Feud (1919) as Director
The Bird of Prey (1918) as Director
The Devil's Wheel (1918) as Director
Her One Mistake (1918) as Director
Nobody's Wife (1918) as Director
Painted Lips (1918) as Director
The Strange Woman (1918) as Director
Cupid's Roundup (1918) as Director
The Scarlet Road (1918) as Director
The Heir of the Ages (1917) as Director
The Lonesome Chap (1917) as Director
The Squaw Man's Son (1917) as Director
Fighting Mad (1917) as Director
The Victoria Cross (1916) as Director
The Three Godfathers (1916) as Director
The Honorable Friend (1916) as Director
The Soul of Kura-San (1916) as Director
Lord John in New York (1915) as Director
The Supreme Test (1915) as Director
The Circular Staircase (1915) as Director
The Long Chance (1915) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Anne of Windy Poplars (1940) as
Dull and uninspired tale of an ambitious young teacher, Shirley, who arrives in a small town to assume the vice-principal position of the school. She soon runs afoul of the ruling family of the town and becomes the scapegoat of a local feud.
Rangers of Fortune (1940) as Minister
Convicted Woman (1940) as Judge
An innocent woman sent to prison becomes the focus of a prison-reform movement.
Texas Stagecoach (1940) as Jim Kinkaid
A Night at Earl Carroll's (1940) as Elderly man
Women Without Names (1940) as Priest
Construction engineer Fred MacNeil (Robert Paige) meets waitress Joyce King (Ellen Drew) at a hamburger stand and she accepts his invitation to see her home. Joyce is unaware she is being trailed by two detectives on the trail of her former husband, Walter Ferris (John McGuire). Joyce tells Fred that her ex-husband is a wanted criminal, but Fred waves aside her objections and they make plans to marry and honeymoon in Tennessee. Following the wedding, they return to the house after Ferris, accompanied by Peggy Athens (Judith Barrett), has broken in. Caught by Detective Reardon (Thomas E. Jackson), Ferris kills the officer and escapes. McNeil and Joyce arrive immediately afterwards and are accused of the killing by the neighbors. John Marlin (John Miljan), assistant District Attorney, railroads the lovers because he wants to use their prosecution to boost his drive for the District Attorney post.Fred is sentenced to hang and Joyce is given life in prison.
Mutiny on the Blackhawk (1939) as Tim
Story deals with slave-running between Hawaii and California in 1840, featuring a wild mutiny aboard a slave ship on the high seas, the bartering of natives for slavery in a tropical paradise, and battle scenes between enraged California settlers and the Mexican Army.
Arizona Legion (1939) as Judge Clayton L. Meade
A federal agent infiltrates an outlaw band that's taken over a western town.
Honolulu (1939) as Minister
A movie star trades places with a Hawaiian plantation owner.
Frontier Marshal (1939) as
Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (e.g., Doc is killed by Curley before the actual battle and Earp must do the job alone).
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939) as Banker
Alexander Graham Bell pursues his greatest inventions so he can marry the woman he loves.
The Forgotten Woman (1939) as Banker
Television Spy (1939) as Judge
A Woman Is the Judge (1939) as Judge
Five Little Peppers and How They Grew (1939) as Dr. Emery
A case of measles gets a working class family mixed up with a blustering businessman''''s clan.
The Thundering West (1939) as Judge Patterson
Jesse James (1939) as Judge Rankin
When a railroad agent kills their mother, Frank and Jesse James take up robbing banks and trains.
The Stranger from Texas (1939) as Dan Murdock
With fences cut and livestock disappearing, Jeff Browning (Alan Bridge) suspects his new neighbor, Dan Murdock (Edward LeSaint.) Sheriff Fletcher (Jack Rockwell) appeals to the U. S. Marshal for help, and Tom Murdock (Charles Starrett), Dan's son, is sent. Tom arrives in Buffalo Springs, posing as cattle buyer Tom Morgan, with the Sons of the Pioneers (Bob Nolan, Tim Spencer, Lloyd Perryman, Hugh Farr, Karl Farr and Pat Brady) as his foreman and ranch hands. Browning's foreman, Bat Springer (Dick Curtis), is alarmed at the news of the impending sale of the Browning herd. He and Murdock's foreman, Carver (Edmund Cobb), have been rustling cattle from both ranches, changing the brands and loading them into railroad cattle cars at a distant siding. Dan discovers that the brands from both ranches have been changed to the Bar-X, a brand that is registered to Browning's son Ned (Richard Fiske.) As he is telling this to Browning, he is killed from ambush and Browning is knocked unconscious. But Tom has seen Bat steal Browning's unfired gun, the only clue to Browning's innocence, and tells his suspicions to Ned and his sister Jean (Lorna Gray). But Bat shows the sheriff a letter showing that the Bar-X brand is in Ned's name and Ned is also arrested. Tom and the sheriff set a trap for Bat and his henchmen by announcing that Ned and his father have escaped but, in reality, they have been transferred to the sheriff's home. But Bat learns of the plan and he and his partner capture Ned and Jeff and take them along as hostages on an escape to the border.
The Man from Sundown (1939) as Judge Townsend
Disbarred (1939) as Judge
Juvenile Court (1938) as Lambert
When he can''''t save his client from the chair, a public defender helps the man''''s sister clean up the slums.
Wives Under Suspicion (1938) as First judge
A D.A.''''s personal life mirrors the love-triangle murder he''''s prosecuting.
Rio Grande (1938) as Sanborn
Barker is after the Andrews ranch and kills Bart Andrews. But Bart had sent for Cliff and Cliff now arrives and takes over the fight against Barker. To get the necessary hands to drive Andrews' herd to market, Cliff makes a deal with Barker saying hew will give him half the money collected. Both Cliff and Barker then make plans to double-cross the other when the cattle are sold.
My Lucky Star (1938) as Executive
The son (Romero) of a department store owner enrolls the store's sports clerk (Henie) at a university to use her as an advertisement for their fashion department. She falls for a teacher (Greene) and gets expelled.
The Lady Objects (1938) as Judge in Howell case
Two-Gun Law (1937) as Ben Hammond
Westbound Mail (1937) as Doctor
Trapped (1937) as Doctor
Let Them Live (1937) as Doctor
Oh, Doctor (1937) as Dr. Evans
The Gold Racket (1937) as Dixon
My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937) as American
A glamorous woman takes over a newspaper and clashes with the editor.
The Lady Fights Back (1937) as Judge Owens
The Toast of New York (1937) as Member of board of directors
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
The Old Wyoming Trail (1937) as Jeff Halliday
When Bob Patterson arrives to buy cattle he gets caught up in Kenney's plan to take over Halliday's ranch. Kenney's gang led by Slade are keeping all cattle buyers away so Halliday will be unable to pay off his note. When Slade robs Halliday, Bob has a plan that will use the stolen bills to trap Kenney.
The Mysterious Avenger (1936) as Lockhart
Bunker Bean (1936) as Policeman
A shy office worker becomes a hero when a fortune teller calls him another Napoleon.
Legion of Terror (1936) as Sam Breardon
Frank Marshall and Slim Hewitt, postal inspectors, infiltrate a Ku Klux Klan-like vigilante group which has mailed a bomb to a senator. When the legion kills the brother of Nancy Foster, she helps Frank and Slim in their investigation.
The Crime of Dr. Forbes (1936) as Twelfth juror
Injured scientist Eric Godfrey asks his protege to give him a fatal dose of opiates to end his misery. When he dies the doctor is accused of murder.
End of the Trail (1936) as Jim Watrous
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.
The Oregon Trail (1936) as General
U. S. Army Captain John Delmont takes a leave of absence to find out what happened to his missing father. Later he leads a wagon train to California and goes after the bad guys involved in his father's disappearance.
Wife Vs. Secretary (1936) as
A secretary becomes so valuable to her boss that it jeopardizes his marriage.
Yellowstone (1936) as
Tell Your Children (1936) as
Drug dealers lure a pair of young innocents into marijuana addiction.
Counterfeit Lady (1936) as Girard
Dangerous Intrigue (1936) as Dr. Miller
Anthony Halliday (Ralph Bellamy), brillant young surgeon, is forced to resign as chief of staff at a New York hospital when he is compelled to delay an appendectomy on the daughter of John Mitchell(Stanley Andrews), wealthy supporter of the hospital, because of an emergency operation he has to perform. The appendectomy is successful, but later complications cause the girl's death. Carol Andrews (Joan Perry), his fiancee, regards him as a failure and leaves him. Halliday, suffering from amnesia brought on by the shocks, drifts to Scranton, Pa.,where he gets work in the steel mill. He only remembers who he is when he finds himself bandaging some injured workers. The mill doctor, Miller (Edward LeSaint), asks him to become his assistant. Halliday remains at the mill under the name of John Davis. Because of many accidents at the mill, the smelter boss, Joe Kosovic (Fredrik Vogeding) is demoted. He becomes friendly with Halliday and invites him home for dinner, where he becomes attracted to Gerta (Gloria Shea), Joe school-teacher daughter. Accidents increase at the mill, and the mill's safety and personnel man, Brant (Fred Kohler), is ordered to investigate. Brant is actually in the pay of a rival firm trying to shut the mill. In school, Gerta hears Danny Brant (Georgie Billings) talking about a game called "Steel-Mill" that has a point of dropping bricks on people's heads. He sullenly refuses to tell Gerta that his father's conversations with his conspirators inspired it. Gerta inform Halliday about it, and he begins to investigate Brant's activities.
Shakedown (1936) as Attorney
Code of the Range (1936) as Adams
In this Charles Starrett western that WAS NOT produced by Peter B. Kyne and was solely written by Ford Bebee, although some sources attribute the story to Peter B. Kyne because, with his permission and as a selling angle, the title shown on the film and all of the posters is "Peter B. Kyne's CODE OF THE RANGE." The use of his name was Mr. Kyne's only contribution. Ford Beebe's "original screenplay" (he had used it before) finds the cattlemen, headed by "Calamity" Parker (Allan Cavan), opposing the use of their range lands by sheep herders, with cattlemen Lee Jamison (Charles Starrett) and Ed Randall (Edmund Cobb) in the dissenting minority and they offer sheepman Angus McLeod (Edward Coxen as Ed Coxen) free grazing privileges. Saloon owner Barney Ross (Albert J. Smith) offers to keep the sheepmen off of the range and out of town if each cattleman will pay $500. They agree after he promises there will be no bloodshed. Ross then visits bank clerk Quigley (Ralph McCullough), who Ross knows has stolen bank funds to cover his gambling losses at Ross' saloon, and forces him to forge the name of bank president Adams (Edward LeSaint) on a foreclosure notice on Jamison's ranch. Ross then buys Jamison's property thereby making it impossible for the sheep-herders to use the land for grazing. Calamity's daughter Janet (Mary Blake) works at the bank and is engaged to Jamison but they have parted because of a quarrel over the feud. But when Jamison learns that his property has been "legally" stolen, Mary, who suspects Ross and Quigley, aids him by wiring Adams to return immediately. Jamison, suspecting that Ross will have his henchmen take Adams off the stagecoach and kill him, beats the gang to the stagecoach, takes Adams and hides him. But Jamison has to flee town when Ross tells the townsmen that Jamison took Adams off the stage and killed him. But he will return.
Career Woman (1936) as Jury foreman
A girl (Jewell) accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer (Whalen) and successfully by a new, straightforward one (Trevor).
Bulldog Edition (1936) as Judge Joseph Jennings
The Witness Chair (1936) as Judge McKenzie
A woman lets her lover stand trial for the murder she committed.
Fury (1936) as Doctor
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
Two-Fisted Gentleman (1936) as Judge
Road Gang (1936) as Judge
A reporter exposes corruption on a southern chain gang.
The Man Who Lived Twice (1936) as Courtroom judge
A criminal has plastic surgery done to change his identity but loses his memory during the operation.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) as Dr. Fosdick
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
College Holiday (1936) as Doctor
A group of men are invited to spend the summer with a lady hotelier interested in eugenics.
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936) as The Tolliver clan
Party Wire (1935) as Mason
When a small-town girl's boyfriend leaves in disgrace, gossips spread false reports of her pregnancy.
Public Opinion (1935) as The judge
Square Shooter (1935) as Rancher
Diamond Jim (1935) as Stockbroker
In Old Kentucky (1935) as Steward
A drunken young veteran returns home to find the family horse-breeding business facing ruin.
One Way Ticket (1935) as Warden
Life Begins at 40 (1935) as Townsman
A small-town newspaper publisher champions a young man who may have been jailed wrongly.
Ah, Wilderness (1935) as Minister
In his only comedy, Eugene O'Neill captures the trials of growing up in small-town America.
Carnival (1935) as Superintendant of hospital
When he's widowed, a puppeteer goes into hiding to maintain custody of his son.
Ruggles of Red Gap (1935) as Man at wedding
A Western rancher wins a British valet in a poker game.
The Frisco Kid (1935) as Contractor
A shanghaied sailor turns himself into the king of San Francisco's rough-and-tumble Barbary Coast.
Gallant Defender (1935) as [Harvey] Campbell
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.
Fighting Shadows (1935) as Duncan
Justice of the Range (1935) as John McLean
The McLean and Brennan ranches are both losing cattle to rustlers and each blames the other when cattle buyer Graves is the real culprit. To throw suspicion off himself Graves hires Tim to investigate, not knowing that this will be his downfall.
Atlantic Adventure (1935) as Fire chief
An ace reporter tracks the man who killed the D.A. to an ocean liner.
A Notorious Gentleman (1935) as Judge
The Woman in Red (1935) as Judge
A professional horsewoman fights prejudice when she marries into society.
Riding Wild (1935) as McCabe
Navy Wife (1935) as Medical officer
The Big Shakedown (1934) as Fillmore
A racketeer breaks into black-market medicine.
Student Tour (1934) as Old graduate
A philosophy professor gets stuck chaperoning a student tour of the world.
She Learned About Sailors (1934) as Justice of the peace
Shanghai nightclub singer Jean falls in love to a sailor, but after his ship left Shangahai, he is of the oppinion that he cannot support her in the States, so he writes her in a letter, that he will not see her again, but two practical jokers intercept it and write another with an opposite content. Jean comes to the states, but her sailor doesn't aknowledge her, but the two don't give up trying to bring Jean and sailor back together.
Green Eyes (1934) as Banker
The owner of a large mansion in the country throws a costume party for some of his friends. However, the party turns sour when he is found stabbed to death in a closet. The police and a guest try to discover who committed the murder.
Upper World (1934) as Henshaw
A wealthy man escapes his wife's social pretensions in the arms of a burlesque queen.
The Lost Jungle (1934) as Her father [Captain Robinson]
Animal trainer Clyde Beatty heads a rescue party in search of his girl, Ruth, and her father who get lost looking for an uncharted island. His dirigible crashes into the jungles of the island. When he locates Ruth, he learns that her father has disappeared. The ensuing search is hindered by greedy gold hunters and wild animals.
A Lost Lady (1934) as Mr. Cannon
A bitter woman who thinks she''''ll never love again marries, only to fall for a brash young man.
Hell Bent for Love (1934) as Police chief
Frontier Marshal (1934) as Judge Walters
The Westerner (1934) as Zack Addison
Tim Addison buys a ranch which is having cattle rustled. Tim suspects Wallace is the culprit, so Wallace frames Tim and has his stooge Sheriff arrest him. Escaping jail, Tim needs proof against Wallace and he and Joe Allen find the answer.
Jealousy (1934) as Hospital doctor
Larry O'Roark is a boxer who's insanely posssesive and jealous of his fiancee, Jo. the sight of her and her employer, Mr. Lambert, at ringside during his big fight distracts Larry and he is knocked out. He then promises never to be jealous again and marries Jo. When she realizes that they're broke she asks Lambert for a job (she had quit on marrying Larry.) One thing leads to another and Larry, enraged with jealousy, end up killing Lambert. He then wanders off in a daze, and Jo takes the rap for the murder. Larry descends from his amnesiac fog just in time to interrupt the announcement of the jury's verdict in Jo's trial. then it's off to the chair for Larry. Or is it?
This Side of Heaven (1934) as Minister
An eccentric family tries to work together when the father is accused of embezzlement.
Once to Every Woman (1934) as Priest
Chained (1934) as S. S. official
A kept woman finds herself drawn to a charismatic South American rancher.
George White's Scandals (1934) as Judge O'Neill
Opening with a credit line that reads "Entire production conceived, created and directed by George White," a film evolves where the only plot line is a thin backstage romance between Jimmy Martin (Rudy Vallee) and Kitty Donnelly (Alice Faye)in and around a dozen or more sketches, revues, black-outs and singing and dancing turns. Made before the birth of the production code, reviewers of the day found much to object about in the implications of Alice Faye's "Nasty Man" song with the Meglin Kiddies, and the dog action in the "Your Dog Loves My Dog" number by Vallee, Faye, Jimmy Durante and Dixie Dunbar. The geometric dance arrangements used in the Vallee, Durante and Cliff Edwards "Every Day Is Father's Day" was not cause for Busby Berkeley to lose any sleep.
I'll Fix It (1934) as Chairman
A businessman''''s efforts to buy good grades for his kid brother put him in conflict with the school''''s lady principal.
The Band Plays On (1934) as Doctor [
Four street kids mend their ways when they take up football.
Sadie McKee (1934) as Dr. Branch
A working girl suffers through three troubled relationships on her road to prosperity.
Such Women Are Dangerous (1934) as Judge
White Lies (1934) as Judge
Fugitive Lady (1934) as Judge
Sons of Steel (1934) as Mr. Herman
You're Telling Me! (1934) as Conductor
A laughingstock, small-town inventor befriends a foreign princess.
The Gay Bride (1934) as Justice of Peace
A gold digger tries to get ahead by marrying a succession of ill-fated racketeers.
Tomorrow at Seven (1933) as Coroner
The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble (1933) as Freighter captain
Brief Moment (1933) as Manager
A nightclub singer tries to rehabilitate a wealthy playboy.
Man Hunt (1933) as Henry Woodward, also known as Mr. Barrows
A teen detective tries to help a jewel thief's daughter.
Thrill Hunter (1933) as Jackson
A blowhard cowboy talks himself into a job as a movie stunt man.
The Last Trail (1933) as Judge Wilson
Treason (1933) as Judge
Speed Demon (1933) as Judge
Broken Dreams (1933) as Judge Harvey E. Blake
Medical intern Robert Morley is distraught after his wife dies in childbirth. He's resentful of his new son and wants nothing to do with him. He leaves the child with his aunt and uncle and heads off to Europe to pursue his medical studies. Morley returns to his hometown six years later, now a successful doctor and engaged to be married to a beautiful socialite. He also feels differently about the boy and attempts to gain custody from his aunt and uncle.
Breach of Promise (1932) as Judge
The Last Man (1932) as Captain of the <I>Glencoe</I>
Virtue (1932) as Magistrate
A taxi driver falls for a sassy New York con girl.
Central Park (1932) as Police commissioner
Small-town kids out to make it in the big city inadvertently get mixed up with gangsters.
No More Orchids (1932) as Captain of ship
A wealthy woman opposes her grandfather to marry a poor man.
High Speed (1932) as Captain of police
Speed Demon (1932)
Thirteen Women (1932) as Police chief
A mysterious Eurasian tries to murder the 12 boarding school roommates who treated her like an outsider.
Drifting Souls (1932) as
Daring Danger (1932) as
The Fighting Marshal (1931) as Mark Hollister
Sky Raiders (1931) as Bradford
The Last Parade (1931) as Chief of police
Caught (1931) as Haverstraw
The Dawn Trail (1930) as Amos
Dissension arises between cattlemen in Osage County, Texas, and sheepherders who have settled there and use the same watering stream. Mart Dalton (Charles Morton), son of a wealthy cattleman, quarrels with and kills one of the settlers, thus placing Sheriff Larry Williams (Buck Jones) in a delicate position; for he is Mart's best friend and is engaged to Mart's sister June (Miriam Seeger). However, sworn to do his duty, he arrests Mart, incensing the cattlemen, who help Mart escape, leaving Larry wounded.
For the Defense (1930) as Judge
An attorney, who specializes in springing criminals out of prison, is faced with a moral dilemma when his girlfriend drunkenly kills a pedestrian with her car and another man takes the blame.
The Talk of Hollywood (1929) as Edward Hamilton

Writer (feature film)

Temptation (1923) as Scen
Oath-bound (1922) as Scen
The Men of Zanzibar (1922) as Adaptation
Only a Shop Girl (1922) as Scen
The Men of Zanzibar (1922) as Scen
Oath-bound (1922) as Story
The Girl of My Heart (1920) as Scen
Merely Mary Ann (1920) as Scen
The Three Godfathers (1916) as Scen

Producer (feature film)

Each to His Kind (1917) as Producer

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