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Harry Mancke

Harry Mancke



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Director (feature film)

The Way to the Gold (1957) as 2d asst dir
Thunder over Arizona (1956) as 2d asst dir
The Maverick Queen (1956) as Assistant Director
In post-Civil War Wyoming, ranch owner Lucy Lee is en route to Rock Springs to sell her cattle. When Jeff Young approaches her camp, asking for food and a place to sleep, she at first fears that he is part of Butch Cassidy's notorious Wild Bunch, an outlaw gang that has been terrorizing the country, but nevertheless allows him to stay.
Timberjack (1955) as 2d asst dir
Tim Shipman returns to his father's logging company only to find his father has been killed, money is owed, and Croft Brunner controls the railroad used to haul out the logs. But he learns the Government restriction on his valuable stand of timber has been lifted. Brunner wants that timber and tries to buy him out. Refusing to sell, Tim makes plans to somehow get the timber out.
The Eternal Sea (1955) as 2d asst dir
Violent Saturday (1955) as 2d asst dir
Crooks trigger a series of crises when they try to rob a small town bank.
G. I. Jane (1951) as Assistant Director
Belle Starr's Daughter (1948) as Assistant Director
Rachel and the Stranger (1948) as Assistant Director
A mail-order bride finds herself attracted to a handsome drifter.
Out of the Past (1947) as Assistant Director
A private eye becomes the dupe of a homicidal moll.
Mourning Becomes Electra (1947) as Assistant Director
Repressed passions and shameful secrets destroy a New England family.
The Devil Thumbs a Ride (1947) as Assistant Director
A salesman picks up a hitchhiker who turns out to be a killer on the run.
A Likely Story (1947) as Assistant Director
A World War II veteran who thinks he''s dying gets mixed up with gangsters.
The Falcon's Adventure (1946) as Assistant Director
A society sleuth rescues a kidnapped woman, then is framed for murder.
Badman's Territory (1946) as Assistant Director
A sheriff and a newspaperwoman take on a band of outlaws invading the Oklahoma panhandle.
Sunset Pass (1946) as Assistant Director
Rocky, a railway express officer is assigned to break up a train-robbery gang operating on the Arizona border.
West of the Pecos (1945) as Assistant Director
Heading west for his health, Colonel Lambeth takes his daughter Rill along. Lost on the desert they are saved by Pecos and Chito. The Colonel hires the two and the Lambeths soon find themselves mixed up in Pecos' trouble. Pecos has killed Sawtelle's brother and Sawtelle as head of the vigilantes is after him.
The Falcon in San Francisco (1945) as Assistant Director
A society sleuth enlists a little girl's help in nabbing a mob of silk smugglers.
Nevada (1944) as Assistant Director
Just as Nevada wins $7000 in yellowback bills, Ben Ide takes his #7000 in yellowbacks and heads out to buy mining equipment. Burridge has his man Powell kill Ide and retrieve the money and Nevada finds Ide just as the posse arrives. Found with the money Nevada is arrested and Burridge now gets Powell to incite the local citizens to lynch Nevada.
Gildersleeve's Ghost (1944) as Assistant Director
Two ghosts help a small-town eccentric run for mayor.
The Falcon and the Co-eds (1943) as Assistant Director
A society sleuth investigates murder at a girls'' school.
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) as Assistant Director
A possessive son's efforts to keep his mother from remarrying threaten to destroy his family.
One Crowded Night (1940) as Assistant Director
Travelers at a California motel face a variety of personal crises.
Millionaires in Prison (1940) as Assistant Director
Four convicts volunteer as medical guinea pigs to win early paroles.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) as Assistant Director
An exploration into the domestic and political life of this past president.
Beauty for the Asking (1939) as Assistant Director
A jilted woman makes her fortune in cosmetics.
Lawless Valley (1938) as Assistant Director
After doing time for a crime he didn''t commit, a cowboy tries to find the men who framed him.
Dangerous Waters (1936) as Assistant Director
Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935) as Assistant Director
An opium addict''''s obsession with a young girl leads to murder.
Bride of Frankenstein (1935) as Assistant Director
To save his wife, Baron Frankenstein must build a mate for his monster.
Remember Last Night? (1935) as Assistant Director
Long Island socialites set out to solve a murder committed during a wild house party they threw.
Strange Wives (1934) as Assistant Director
One More River (1934) as Assistant Director
An abused wife flees her husband and finds love, but at a price.
Great Expectations (1934) as Assistant Director
Charles Dickens' classic tale of Pip, a poor orphan who befriends an escaped convict and who grows up in the company of a bitter old woman, Miss Havisham, and her haughty young ward, Estella. Pip learns the rewards of both vindictiveness and gratitude as a result of these events.
Cheating Cheaters (1934) as Assistant Director
The Palmers, an apparently wealthy family, move into the house next- door to the Lazarres. However, the Palmers are actually a gang of thieves plotting to rob the Lazarres. What the Palmers don't realize is that the Lazarres are also a criminal gang, and they are planning to rob their new wealthy neighbors, the Palmers!
Glamour (1934) as Assistant Director
Ambitious chorus girl Linda Fayne (Constance Cummings)achieves a friendship with successful composer Victor Banki (Paul Lukas), who writes a song for her and gets her in an Ibsen (Joseph Cawthorn) show where she is a hit. Fame, romance and marriage to Victor, and a baby follows. Linda is attracted to Lorenzo Valenti (Philip Reed as Phillip Reed), whom she discovered in a Bohemian cafe and persuades Ibsen to give him a job in her show. She and Valenti have an affair and Victor consents to a divorce. The locale shifts to London where Valenti's success and life style parallels Linda's rise to fame. Disillusioned, she returns to New York where tragedy awaits. The child dies and Victor has lost his ability, but Linda spurns Valenti's cable asking her to return to him, and she and Victor chart a new course in life.

Cast (feature film)

Sealed Cargo (1951) as Villager
A fisherman tangles with Nazi smugglers off the Canadian coast.
Manhattan Moon (1935) as Stage manager

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