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Born: April 26, 1901 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chelsea, Massachusetts Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Youth for the Kingdom (1945) as Director
2.
Inside the Law (1942) as Director
3.
The Power of God (1942) as Director
4.
From Now On (1937) as Director
5.
It Can't Last Forever (1937) as Director
6.
Sea Racketeers (1937) as Director
7.
Escape by Night (1937) as Director
8.
Three Legionnaires (1937) as Director
9.
The Legion of Missing Men (1937) as Director
10.
Fighting Youth (1935) as Director
11.
Charlie Chan in Paris (1935) as Orig dir
Charlie's visit to Paris, ostensibly a vacation, is really a mission to investigate a bond-forgery racket. But his agent, apache dancer Nardi is killed before she can tell him much. The case, complicated by a false murder accusation for banker's daughter Yvette, climaxes with a strange journey through the Paris sewers.
12.
Stand Up and Cheer! (1934) as Director
President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new secretary soon runs afoul of political lobbyists out to destroy his department.
13.
Elinor Norton (1934) as Director
14.
She Was a Lady (1934) as Director
15.
Hold That Girl (1934) as Director
16.
Charlie Chan's Greatest Case (1933) as Director
18.
As Husbands Go (1933) as Director
19.
Trick for Trick (1933) as Director
20.
Second Hand Wife (1933) as Director
21.
Man Who Dared, The (1933) as Director
22.
The Fourth Horseman (1932) as Director
Learning that Molly O'Rourke owns the entire town of Stillwell but the back taxes have not been paid, Ben Jones takes over. When Molly arrives and learns of the tax situation, Tom rides off to pay them. But Jones is on to Tom and sends his entire gang after him.
23.
Cheaters at Play (1932) as Director
24.
The Black Camel (1931) as Director
Movie star Sheila Fayne is seeing wealthy Alan Jaynes while filming in Honolulu, Hawaii, but won't marry him without consulting famed psychic Tanaverro first. Tanaverro confronts her about the unsolved murder of fellow film star Denny Mayo three years earlier, and she decides to reject Jaynes' proposal. When Sheila is found shot to death in her beach-front pavilion, Charlie Chan of the Honolulu Police investigates.
25.
The Spy (1931) as Dir of retakes
26.
Their Mad Moment (1931) as Dir of retakes
27.
Riders of the Purple Sage (1931) as Director
Lassiter's sister was killed and her young daughter taken and raised by outlaws. Years later Lassiter arrives at the Withersteen ranch looking for the now grown daughter. He immediately gets caught up in the ranch's struggle against rustlers. Trailing a rustled herd of horses leads him to the rustler's hideout and the missing daughter.
28.
Are You There? (1931) as Director
29.
Charlie Chan Carries On (1931) as Director
Charlie steps in to solve the murder of a wealthy American found dead in a London hotel. Settings include London, Nice, San Remo, Honolulu and Hong Kong. Fast-paced with lots of wisecracking.
30.
Harmony at Home (1930) as Director
31.
Oh, For a Man (1930) as Director
Carlotta Manson is a young and beautiful opera star who wants some spice in her personal life. She threatens to forsake opera for a wild, romantic fling. One night, a burglar, Barney McGann breaks into Carlotta's boudoir while she's asleep to steal her jewelery. Carlotta awakes and is facinated with Barney. They date and marry at her Villa in Italy. Soon Barney can't take being married to a diva and leaves her. Carlotta picks herself up and returns to opera. One night as Carlotta is asleep in her boudoir, she is awaken by someone breaking in...
32.
Crazy That Way (1930) as Director

Cast (feature film)

33.
Wilson (1945) as
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
34.
Young America (1942) as [Jim] Benson
35.
Michael Shayne, Private Detective (1941) as Reporter
The Irish-American detective Shayne is hired by a racetrack bigwig (Kolb) to guard his compulsive gambler daughter (Weaver). When her boyfriend is murdered, Shayne gets blamed.
36.
The Reluctant Dragon (1941) as
Robert Benchley learns about the animation process at Walt Disney Studios while trying to pitch an idea for a cartoon.
37.
Sleepers West (1941) as Meyers
Detective Shayne is on a train headed for San Francisco with a surprise witness (Hughes) whom many on board would like to keep from testifying at a murder trial.
38.
Charlie Chan in Rio (1941) as Bill Kellogg
A pair of murders in Rio de Janiero leads the local police to call the famed detective. Charlie is puzzled, at first, when it appears that one of the murderers is killed by the first victim's widow.
39.
Ride, Kelly, Ride (1941) as Steward
40.
Dressed to Kill (1941) as Reporter
Detective Michael Shayne and his girlfriend Joanne leave a marriage bureau when shots fired in a nearby theatre draw his attention to a string of theatrical murders.
41.
Yesterday's Heroes (1940) as Reporter
42.
Pier 13 (1940) as Reporter
43.
The Lady in Question (1940) as First guard
When a jury member takes in the defendant he couldn't convict, she has a bad influence on his son.
44.
Shooting High (1940) as J. Wallace Rutledge
Jane Pritchard (Jane Withers) sides with the Carsons in a generations-old feud which her family wages with the descendents of Wild Bill Carson, first United States Marshal of Carson Corners. Will Carson (Gene Autry) insists that a Pritchard killed his grandfather when the Marshal came into town on a marauding expedition led by The Hawk. Will maintains his grandfather had joined the gang to trap the leaders and a trigger-happy Pritchard had kept him from doing so. A crew from Signet Pictures comes to town to film the story of Wild Bill's life. Will is in love with Jane's sister, Marjorie (Marjorie Weaver)but her banker-father opposes the match. Will and Marjorie argue, and she becomes infatuated with Bob Merritt (Robert Lowery), who is to co-star in the film with Evelyn Trent (Kay Aldridge, billed as usual at TCF as Katharine Aldridge.) Jane and Sheriff Clem Perkle (Hobart Cavanaugh) get rid of Merritt by telling him the townspeople are going to ride him out of town on a rail. Movie director J. Wallace Rutledge (Hamilton McFadden)agrees to let Will play the role of his grandfather. On the day a bank robbery scene is to be filmed at Pritchard's bank, four supposed actors who have joined the troupe turn out to be bank robbers for real. The townspeople, seeing Will chasing after the robbers, assume he was part of the gang and has reverted to what they consider the character trait of the Carson family.
45.
Pardon Our Nerve (1939) as Announcer
46.
Chicken Wagon Family (1939) as Auctioneer
An traveling merchant (Carrillo) takes his family to New York where he explores his weakness for poker as he looks for work aided by his daughter (Withers).
47.
Charlie Chan in Reno (1939) as Night clerk
Mary Whitman has gone to Reno to obtain a divorce. While there she is arrested on suspicion of murdering a fellow guest at her hotel (which specializes in divorcers). There are many others at the hotel who wanted the victim out of the way. Charlie comes from his home in Honolulu to solve the murder.
48.
The Jones Family in Hollywood (1939) as Director Townsend
49.
Unmarried (1939) as Assistant coach
50.
Touchdown, Army (1938) as Coach Shelby
Prep football star Jimmy Howal(Robert Cummings)gets a reception far different from what he expected when he enters West Point. His cocky attitude earns him the enmity of many upperclassmen, especially hot-tempered southerner Brandon Culpepper (John Howard), who also sees Howal as a rival for beautiful Toni Denby (Mary Carlisle), daughter of West Point officer Colonel Denby (Minor Watson.) Just before the Army-Navy football game, Howals' name is posted as failing French, and the cadets fear he will be kept from playing because of it. (The Paramount writers overlooked the fact that since Howal was a plebe nee freshman student, he couldn't have played anyway as freshman weren't eligible for the varsity in this period.) Toni agrees to tutor Howal, but she, unknowingly, uses an old examination which Is the basis for the new test. Howal realizes what has happened when he passes the exam with flying colors, and suspects Toni of having set out to make a fool of him.
51.
Time Out for Murder (1938) as Reporter
A bank runner (Kellard) is accused of killing a woman (Hussey) for whom he deposited a large amount. Reporter (Stuart) and bank official (Stuart) investigate.
52.
Sharpshooters (1938) as Bowman
53.
Five of a Kind (1938) as Andrew Gordon
54.
Tarnished Angel (1938) as Reverend Summers
A phony evangelist finds religion herself when her powers actually heal someone.
55.
Keep Smiling (1938) as Director
Jane breaks into the film business while also reviving the flagging career of her film director uncle (Wilcoxon) and getting him hooked up with his secretary (Stuart).

Writer (feature film)

56.
Youth for the Kingdom (1945) as Screenwriter
57.
The Honeymoon's Over (1939) as Screenwriter
58.
Human Cargo (1936) as Contract Writer
59.
Fighting Youth (1935) as Screenwriter
60.
Stand Up and Cheer! (1934) as Contract Writer
President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new secretary soon runs afoul of political lobbyists out to destroy his department.
61.
Elinor Norton (1934) as Contract Writer
62.
Second Hand Wife (1933) as Screenwriter
63.
Devil's Lottery (1932) as Contract Writer
64.
Cheaters at Play (1932) as Contract Writer
65.
Crazy That Way (1930) as Dial
66.
Crazy That Way (1930) as Screenwriter

Production Companies (feature film)

67.
Riders of the Purple Sage (1931) as Company
Lassiter's sister was killed and her young daughter taken and raised by outlaws. Years later Lassiter arrives at the Withersteen ranch looking for the now grown daughter. He immediately gets caught up in the ranch's struggle against rustlers. Trailing a rustled herd of horses leads him to the rustler's hideout and the missing daughter.
68.
The Black Camel (1931) as Company
Movie star Sheila Fayne is seeing wealthy Alan Jaynes while filming in Honolulu, Hawaii, but won't marry him without consulting famed psychic Tanaverro first. Tanaverro confronts her about the unsolved murder of fellow film star Denny Mayo three years earlier, and she decides to reject Jaynes' proposal. When Sheila is found shot to death in her beach-front pavilion, Charlie Chan of the Honolulu Police investigates.

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