TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)
|Also Known As:||Died:||January 19, 1976|
|Born:||August 21, 1900||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Sullivan County, Indiana, USA||Profession:||Cinematography ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Cinematography (feature film)
A womanizing poet falls into the hands of a psychiatrist with a straying wife.
Maria had longed to be a nun since she was a young girl, yet when she became old enough discovered that it wasn't at all what she thought. Often in trouble and doing the wrong things, Maria is sent to the house of a retired naval captain, named Captain Von Trapp, to care for his children. Von Trapp was widowed several years before and was left to care for seven 'rowdy' children. The children have run off countless governesses. Maria soon learns that all these children need is a little love to change their attitudes. Maria teaches the children to sing, and through her, music is brought back into the hearts and home of the Von Trapp family. Unknowingly, Maria and Captain Von Trapp are falling helplessly in love, except there are two problems, the Captain is engaged, and Maria is a postulant!
Indentured servants colonizing a Carolina island fight off rival settlers with the help of a notorious pirate.
A war hero tries to help a kill-crazy private during the Korean War.
A conservative attorney considering a divorce gets involved with an emotionally fragile dancer in New York.
Classic Mark Twain story of a young troublemaker who tries to help a runaway slave.
A doctor saves a man from hanging then tries to run his life.
A rancher tries to raise money to treat his mute son.
Charles Lindbergh risks his life to complete his historic flight from New York to Paris.
Army veterans are on a mission to find out who sold faulty ammunition to a cavalry troop.
A hard-nosed Air Force sergeant tries to keep his daughter from dating a hotshot flyer.
A singer rises from sordid beginnings to fame and fortune... only to lose it all.
A young cowboy and a Mexican girl run from a ruthless criminal.
A notorious bandit develops a grudging respect for the English military man assigned to capture him.
The misadventures of a new army recruit.
A Texas ranching family fights to survive changing times.
A man's plans to settle down and raise a family are upset by the Korean War.
An ex-con dreaming of one last heist faces dissension within his gang.
Two brothers compete for their father's approval and a woman's love.
A cynical songwriter upsets the lives of three musical sisters.
The beloved entertainer rises to stardom from humble beginnings in the slums.
The surprise appearance of four corpses interferes with a beer baron's plans to crash high society.
A Marine sergeant battles Nazi agents to help a showgirl escape war torn China.
The mediator in a dispute between farmers and cattle men falls for the head rancher's daughter.
Songwriter Gus Kahn fights to make his name, then has to fight again to survive the Depression.
A female gangster learns she is losing her vision.
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.
When she returns to her alma mater to pick up an honorary degree, a congresswoman re-ignites an old flame.
An actress and an air transport crewman fall in love in this star-studded salute to the Korean war.
An Army sergeant romances a WAC in World War II Italy.
A young trumpet player is torn between an honest singer and a manipulative heiress.
A desperate fishing boat captain rents his ship to some gunmen on the lam.
Fed up with her small-town marriage, a woman goes after the big time and gets mixed up with the mob.
A Confederate troop makes a last desperate attempt to build up an army in the West.
A stranded carnival dancer takes on a corrupt political boss when she marries into small-town society.
A woman is saved from drowning by a mysterious submarine, but nobody believes her.
A society woman gets involved with a gangster only to find he has hidden plans.
A small-town doctor helps a deaf-mute farm girl learn to communicate.
Dobbs and Curtin meet up in Mexico, and go to work for a contractor, MacClane, who takes them away to remote site and tells them they will be paid when the job is finished. When they are finished, they return to town to find MacClane to get their wages. MacClane gives them a few dollars, and says he'll just go to the bank and pick up the payroll for them. Dobbs and Curtin then meet up with an old prospector, who claims the hills are still full of gold, and if they can get the cash, he'll go with them. They eventually get the cash from MacClane after a little "persuasion", and all three set off for the hills as good friends, but will they return that way?
Two bickering reporters turn a small-town wedding into a battleground.
An elderly millionaire makes a hobby of playing cupid.
A farmer's daughter helps an escaped convict.
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
Hoods kidnap an honest doctor to patch up one of their own.
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
A news man''''s political investigations land him in prison.
Two reporters take on a murder ring at the state pen.
A reporter tries to solve a series of boardinghouse murders.
A woman who believes she''''s cursed, takes refuge on a rubber plantation.
A hotshot flyer endangers his colleagues in the Royal Air Force as they fly against the Nazis.
A prizefighter's swelled head endangers his marriage.
A woman discovers her respectable husband is a notorious gangster.
A newspaperman sets out to catch a sea-going thief.
A gangster's wife helps the FBI nail her husband.
A secret service agent fights to keep enemy spies away from top secret government plans.
A henpecked husband confronts the man his wife thinks she should have married.
A country bumpkin tries to save his millionaire pal from a gold-digging singer.
Opposing lawyers face off in court over a land deal only to wind up in each other''''s arms.
A government agent battles smugglers.
An industrialist values money over his family''''s happiness.
Rival detectives fall in love when they''''re forced to work together.
Secret Service agents try to solve the theft of treasury banknote plates.
A jockey trains a blind horse for the Grand National.
A football scout tries to get a legendary runner back into the game.
A lowly private becomes attached to a trained military horse.
Rival bus companies find an unusual go-between in a former auto racer.
A scout risks his life to repair telegraph wires torn down by the Indians.
An innocent rancher gets mixed up with rustlers.
An outlaw frames a cowboy to steal his girl.
A government agent poses as an outlaw to stop a series of gold robberies.
Texas Rangers take on cattle rustlers.
A crooked sheriff tries to pin a rancher''''s death on the victim''''s son.
A singing cowboy has to fight some crooked characters to win a pony express contract.
A singing secret agent tracks down renegades at President Lincoln''''s request.
A flight carrying government agents and gangsters must land in a dust storm.
Stone runs an honest saloon and gives Mason back his money two card sharps take from him. The Reverend overhears the two plan to get the money back. He is on hand when they make their raid but they shoot him and take off with the money. Stone catches up with them but is in trouble when they outmaneuver him.
A pair of rainmakers takes on a crooked businessman out to cash in on a drought.
Bill, who is about to lead a wagon train to California, has a map to a valuable gold field and Rocky is after the map. When Rocky and his men attack, Ken Manning breaks it up and later identifies Rocky and his men as the attackers. Expelled from the wagon train, they stampede a buffalo herd puting the Indians on the warpath. After the Indians attack the wagon train, Rocky thinks he can get the map.
Accused of a murder he did not commit, Ken leaves the country. Three years later Evans finds him in the jungle. When Evans dies, Ken seeing the resemblance, assumes his identity and returns to clear his name.
After Sheriff Ken puts money in the safe, his brother Clem gives Rawhide the combination. With the money gone the disgruntled townsmen make Boots Sheriff and lock up Ken. Clem, now a prisoner of Rawhide, has a change of heart and sends Ken a message with the outlaw's location. Ken escapes by impersonating the saloon entertainer and rides for the hangout.
An Army scout volunteers to string telegraph wires through Indian territory.
Wanting the Lance ranch, Burkett kills Lance and brings in an imposter to pose as the heir Ken Lance. Ken learns of the plan, captures the imposter, and arrives posing as himself. In an ensuing gunfight a man is killed and Ken is in trouble when not only is he accused of the murder, but the imposter escapes and convinces the Sheriff he's the real Ken Lance.
Mysterious deaths have been occurring in the same towns as Miller's Circus and the Governor has sent Ken Kenton to investigate. Ken joins the show but when he realizes that Bargoff is involved, Bargoff has fled and taken Mary Miller as a hostage. The trail leads to Baron Petroff who concocted the deadly chemical and Ken quickly finds himself the Baron's prisoner.
A U.S. Cavalry officer tries to protect Spanish landowners in California.
A young cowhand gets roped into the outlaw''''s life when he''''s falsely accused of a crime.
Ken not only has to fight with his brother Wally over the girls, he has to try and stop the conflict between the cattlemen and the sheepmen. It gets worse when Butch kills Judy's father.
When Mort loses his and Ken's money at poker, Goss gets him to rob the stage. He is captured, identified by his palomino horse. Ken tries to clear him by robbing a stage while riding a palomino, but he also gets caught.
A cowboy tames a wild horse suspected of killing a man, then rides out to find the real culprit.
Frazier and his gang are rustling horses. When the wild horse Tarzan frees Frazier's horses. Frazier gets the Sheriff to declare Tarzan an outlaw and have him shot. But Tarzan is Ken's favorite and he now tries to protect him.
A new sheriff faces the rustlers who killed his predecessor.
Maynard hears the cry of the weird masked "phantom" of Tombstone Canyon. The plot thickens when Maynard discovers a man with a key to his past has been murdered by the phantom.
A rodeo rider can''''t face the game after he''''s almost killed by a wild bronco.
A logger defies his father to court a showgirl.
A noted gunman takes a job on a cattle ranch to stop a band of rustlers.
Howell breaks up a train robbery only to find that it's a fake. However the money is missing and he is blamed. He escapes and sets out to find the real thieves. He must also avoid being caught visiting the Collins ranch to see Doris.
A cowboy and a beautiful girl inherit a supposedly haunted gold mine.
A young man seeks vengeance on the outlaws who killed his father.
Brother and sister Hugh and Anne Dixon pull their fake suicide scam on Jim Cardew. Hugh leaves a note for Jim to take care of Anne. After Jim proposes and leaves money to Anne, he learns of their scheme. Not revealing his knowledge he gets them to return with him to his desert hideout where he and his outlaw gang reside and from which the Dixon's only escape is 30 miles of desert on foot.
A ranch foreman and an Eastern lady inherit a ranch.
When cowpunchers Sim and Ranny get fired, Ranny heads for Shadow Ranch. Later on, Sim arrives just as Ranny is being buried. He then sets out to find the killer that shot him in the back.
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.
In the Kentucky mountains, Ken McTavish comes to Kettle Creek looking for the killer of his father. When he learns that it was Abner Harland, he fakes the killing of his friend Rusty, puts Abner in a coffin, and takes off. Lem Harland, seeing Rusty alive, realizes what happened and the chase is on.
Returning from the war, Buck finds his younger brother in trouble. Trailing him he gets caught by Murdock who takes his letter of introduction to the Del Ray's. Posing as Buck, Murdock takes Del Ray's jewels and his daughter Jaunita. To effect Murdock's capture and to rescue Juanita, Buck now poses as Murdock.
After being shot, a dying Marshal Dawson gives Dave Hayes his badge and asks him to finish his job. Dave becomes Marshal but when Bowie, the man that shot Dawson appears, he exposes Dave as an imposter. Dave is then in trouble when Edwards incites the mob to lynch him.
Lanning heads a vigilante group till Farrell digs up some dirt which turns the vigilantes on him. To save his own reputation, Lanning must bring Farrell to trial.
U.S.Army Lieutenant Michael Banning is sent to Mexican-owned southern California to investigate lawless land grabbing. There, he (and his horse Tarzan) wins a golden bridle in a riding contest sponsored by Carmelita (Kathryn Crawford), daughter of the Spanish Grandee Don Manuel (Frank Beale.) This irrates Ramirez (Gino Corrado), who has plans for Carmelita himself, and he attempts to steal the bridle but Banning subdues him. Maddox (J.P.McGowan), leader of the land-grabbers, has Banning jailed.
Bill Hollister (Frank Dana) organizes a wagon train to break the unfair monopoly held by Jake Lynch (Tom Santschi) on food prices in the mining camps. The Rambler (Ken Maynard) joins the train when it leaves for Gold Hill, and takes command when Hollister is killed from ambush. Jacques Frazelle (Al Ferguson), formerly Hollister's second-in-command, schemes to get rid of The Rambler and win Sue Smith (Edith Roberts). He plots with Lynch to disrupt the train, but The Rambler beats him in a whipfight...
Film Production - Main (feature film)
In this comedic short, Joe McDoakes goes on a vacation and encounters more than he bargained for. Vitaphone Release 1533A.
This patriotic wartime short showcases the U.S. Army Band along with war and peacetime footage of the U.S. Army. Vitaphone Release 1076A.
This short film, produced in cooperation with the U.S. War Department, focuses on a small-town Kansas boy who fulfills his dream of becoming a tail gunner in a bomber. Vitaphone Release 1111A.
This wartime short showcases the U.S. Navy Band performing naval and patriotic songs. Vitaphone Release 1080A.
A WWII patriotic wartime short showcasing the service bands of the U.S. Army, Army Air Force, Marines, and Navy. Vitaphone Release 1143A.
This patriotic wartime short showcases the U.S. Army Air Force Band interspersed with wartime footage of the Army Air Force. Vitaphone Release 1050A.
A patriotic wartime short showcasing the U.S. Marine Corps Band performing famous songs of the Marine Corps. Vitaphone Release 1030A.
When a beauty queen tries to make it in Hollywood, she learns stardom comes at a price in this short film. Vitaphone Release 88-89A.
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute