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Born: June 7, 1915 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Bad for Each Other (1954) as Assistant Director
A doctor returned from the Korean War must choose between setting up a glamorous practice and helping the poor.
2.
Target Hong Kong (1953) as Assistant Director
3.
Last of the Comanches (1953) as Assistant Director
The only survivors of an Indian raid fight to reach safety at a distant fort.
4.
Mission over Korea (1953) as Assistant Director
A rookie pilot in the Korean War wants to avenge his brother's death.
5.
Ambush at Tomahawk Gap (1953) as Assistant Director
Ex-cons searching for buried loot are interrupted by an Indian attack.
6.
Eight Iron Men (1952) as Assistant Director
A World War II squad tries to save a man trapped behind enemy lines.
7.
Paula (1952) as Assistant Director
A woman harbors a deadly secret when her husband brings home a child she injured in a hit-and-run accident.
8.
The Mob (1951) as Assistant Director
A police detective fakes a suspension so he can go undercover.
9.
The Kid from Amarillo (1951) as Assistant Director
A treasury agent investigates smugglers operating along the Mexican border.
10.
Her First Romance (1951) as Assistant Director
A high school girl steals from her parents to be with the boy she loves.
11.
Hills of Utah (1951) as Assistant Director
Doctor Gene Autry (Gene Autry) returns as a "doctor on horseback" to the frontier town in Utah where his father was killed and finds a feud raging between mine owner Jayda McQueen (Onslow Stevens) and cattleman Bowie French (Denver Pyle). Gene's only friend in town is "Dusty" Cosgrove (Pat Buttram). Gene answers a summons by Karen McQueen (Elaine Riley) to treat her younger brother (Teddy Infuhr), but the boy unexpectedly dies and McQueen comes gunning for Gene, who is saved by French's timely intervention. When one of French's gunmen is shot down by a miner, the ranch hands attack the mine and Gene aids the McQueen forces.
12.
The Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951) as Assistant Director
The son of the notorious scientist fights to clear his father's name.
13.
Gene Autry and the Mounties (1951) as Assistant Director
U.S. Marshal Gene Autry (Gene Autry) and his deputy Scat Russell (Pat Buttram) cross into Canda while pursuing bank robbers Pierre LaBlond (Carleton Young) and Raoul Duval (Trevor Bardette). They meet wounded Canadian Mounted Policeman Terry Dillon (Richard Emory), whose partner has been killed by the bandits, and take him to a cabin where they meet Duval's niece, Marie (Elena Verdugo). Jack Duvan (Jim Frasher), Marie's brother, hates all lawmen and regards LaBlond as his hero. The elder Duval and Bastiste (Francis McDonald) are captured by the Mounties in a raid which uncovers stolen U.S. gold bullion. LaBlond frees the bandits and takes Marie hostage and forces her to flee with him.
14.
The Tougher They Come (1950) as Assistant Director
15.
The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) as Assistant Director
Married jewel thieves struggle with infidelity, federal agents and the deadly smallpox virus.
16.
When You're Smiling (1950) as Assistant Director
17.
Father Is a Bachelor (1950) as Assistant Director
Five orphans ''adopt'' a loner and set out to find him a wife.
18.
Between Midnight and Dawn (1950) as Assistant Director
Police patrolmen are stalked by a vengeful mobster escaped from prison.
19.
Anna Lucasta (1949) as Assistant Director
20.
Lust for Gold (1949) as Assistant Director
A German immigrant braves the wild West in search of gold and a woman to love.
21.
Prison Warden (1949) as Assistant Director
22.
The Lone Wolf and His Lady (1949) as Assistant Director
A reformed thief tracks a stolen jewel to clear his name.
23.
Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture (1949) as Assistant Director
When he's spotted leaving a laundry whose proprietor has just been murdered, a reformed thief has to find the real killer.
24.
The Gentleman from Nowhere (1948) as Assistant Director
25.
Smoky Mountain Melody (1948) as Assistant Director
Range minstrel Roy Acuff (Roy Acuff) takes over the county-wide Corby Ranch which, under the terms of the owner's will, must be operated by Roy for 90 days, and at the end of that time, family friend Doc Moffit (Harry "Pappy" Cheshire), must decide whether to turn over the ranch to Roy or the rough Corby boys, Roy's cousins Bruce "Kid" Corby (Russell Arms) and Joab (Jason Robards.) Corby foreman "Saddle Grease" (Guinn "Big Boy" Williams) tries to run Roy off the place, but eases off when Roy saves his life during a wild drive with a truckful of dynamite. Roy opens the range to migratory workers, discovers new water wells, tears down electric fences, cures ailing cattle, plays his fiddle, and treats the neighbors and kids with barbecues and and barn dances, where he plays his fiddle some more. Kid Corby gives Roy a beating, but is so ashamed of himself that he helps Roy from then on. Joab, working with a crooked lawyer, rigs a scheme to destroy Roy's reputation. The frame-up fails, but Roy returns the ranch to the now-reformed brothers and takes to the road again with his Smoky Mountain Boys.
26.
Racing Luck (1948) as Assistant Director
27.
The Sign of the Ram (1948) as Assistant Director
An invalid matriarch manipulates her entire family.
28.
Blondie's Reward (1948) as Assistant Director
29.
Leather Gloves (1948) as Assistant Director
30.
The Gallant Blade (1948) as Assistant Director
31.
Keeper of the Bees (1947) as Assistant Director
Michael Worthington, an elderly owner of an apiary, befriends an embittered artist, Jamie McFarlaine (Michael Duane), who is seeking a divorce from his wife. Jamie falls in love with Alice (Gloria Henry), but the romance is almost doomed by the gossip-spreading of a meddlesome neighbor. The pair are reconciled through the actions of an orphan girl (Jo Ann Marlowe), whom they decide to adopt after they are married.
32.
When a Girl's Beautiful (1947) as Assistant Director
An advertising man has to come with "the perfect woman" for an ad campaign. He puts together a picture of a woman from a composite of several photos, to get an idea of the kind of woman he should look for. His boss sees it, thinks that it is an actual woman, and orders him to find her and use her in the campaign.
33.
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1947) as Assistant Director
34.
King of the Wild Horses (1947) as Assistant Director
35.
The Millerson Case (1947) as Assistant Director
While on vacation, a criminal psychologist investigates a murder during a typhoid epidemic.
36.
Mr. District Attorney (1947) as Assistant Director
37.
The Thrill of Brazil (1946) as Assistant Director
A theater producer is torn between his leading lady and his ex-wife while staging a show in Rio.
38.
Roaring Rangers (1946) as Assistant Director
A sheriff's son asks the Durango Kid to help his dad stop a crime wave.
39.
The Notorious Lone Wolf (1946) as Assistant Director
A reformed thief tracks a stolen gem to clear his name.
40.
Talk About a Lady (1946) as Assistant Director
41.
Meet Me on Broadway (1946) as Assistant Director
When his career crashes and burns, a director tries to come back staging country club shows.
42.
Rough, Tough and Ready (1945) as Assistant Director
Brad Crowder (Chester Morris) is co-owner in the Crowder Salvage Company with Jo Matheson (Jean Rogers), who inherited her father's share of the business. She is in love with Brad, while he thinks of her as a brat in overalls. Brad is a wolf after all the girls, especially those of his best friend Owen McCarey (Victor McLaglen.) When the war begins, Brad offers his salvage equipment and men to the Navy, provided he gets an officer's commission. The Navy isn't interested but the Army is, minus the commission, and send Brad and his men to training school for thirteen weeks. Brad has a dinner date with Jo, but breaks it when Owen bets him he can't take his latest girl, Kitty Duval (Amelita Ward.) Kitty phones while Owen is taking a shower, and Brad tells he Owen is still working but he will pick her up. By the time Owen catches up, Kitty is showing a decided preference for Brad, and Owen consoles himself with Lorine Gray (Veda Ann Borg), a Brooklyn girl pretending to be an innocent little gal from the South who wants a home and a husband. Brad returns from training to find that Jo has joined the WAC abd that Owen is about to marry Lorine. Brad, seeing that Owen is really in love, has no intention of breaking up the romance. Kitty can't make a date with Brad and sends Lorine to explain. Lorine falls for Brad and jilts Owen. Presuming that Brad has deliberately taken her, they fight and both men are badly mauled. Before the breach between them can be mended, bot are ordered overseas. Unless one has missed the other 123 versions of this plot, the only question remaining is which man will save the other's life at the risk of his own?
43.
The Return of the Durango Kid (1945) as Assistant Director
A masked outlaw steals from bank robbers to help the poor.
44.
Let's Go Steady (1945) as Assistant Director
45.
Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion (1945) as Assistant Director
A reformed thief accidentally sells a phony first edition of Dickens, which triggers a murder.
46.
Snafu (1945) as Assistant Director
A 14-year-old has to re-adjust when he's returned to his family after falsifying his age to become a World War II hero.
47.
Sailor's Holiday (1944) as Assistant Director
48.
Swing in the Saddle (1944) as Assistant Director
49.
The Unwritten Code (1944) as Assistant Director
50.
She's a Sweetheart (1944) as Assistant Director

Cast (feature film)

51.
Trial at Fortitude Bay (1996) as Court Clerk
An Inuit community and the Canadian justice system come into conflict over the issue of crime and punishment after a young Inuit man is charged with committing a violent crime.
52.
Impolite (1993) as Jacquez Carter
A newspaper journalist in Vancouver embarks on a personal odyssey when he's demoted to covering his paper's obituary column.

Writer (feature film)

53.
Target Earth (1954) as Orig scr

Producer (feature film)

54.
Hanging Garden, The (1997) as Associate Producer (Emotion Pictures)
After a decade's exile, a young gay man returns home to rural Nova Scotia to attend the wedding of his foul mouthed sister to an old friend from his youth. The family reunion brings back many painful memories, which literally come to life as the young man faces the ghost of his adolescent self.
55.
It Conquered the World (1956) as Executive Producer
One of several remaining members of its race, an alien from Venus is guided to Earth by disgruntled scientist Tom Anderson, who tells it which humans it should attach mind control devices to. Among them is his old friend, fellow scientist Paul Nelson. Nelson, after killing a flying bat-thing which carries the device, finally persuades the paranoid Anderson that he's been wrong to ally himself with an alien bent on world domination. They hurriedly leave when they discover Tom's wife has picked up a rifle and gone to the alien's cave to try to kill it.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

56.
Norma Rae (1979) as 1st Assistant Director
A young single mother and her co-worker try to unionize the mill where they work.
57.
MacArthur (1977) as Assistant Director
The story of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander during World War II and United Nations Commander for the Korean War. "MacArthur" begins in 1942, following the fall of Phillipines, and covers the remarkable career of this military legend up through and including the Korean War and into MacArthur's days of forced retirement after being dismissed from his post by President Truman.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

58.
Cadillac Girls (1993) as Best Boy
A single mother and her wild daughter return to their hometown for a funeral and become involved with the same man.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

59.
Jerome's Secret (1994)
Based on the true-life story from the 1850's of a mute, legless castaway and his effect on the people of a small Acadian village on whose shore he washes up.
60.
Jerome's Secret (1994)
Based on the true-life story from the 1850's of a mute, legless castaway and his effect on the people of a small Acadian village on whose shore he washes up.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

61.
Promise the Moon (1998) as Frenchy

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