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George Melford

George Melford

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Also Known As: Died: April 25, 1961
Born: February 19, 1877 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Rochester, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Jungle Menace (1937) as Director
2.
East of Java (1935) as Director
3.
Playthings of Desire (1934) as Director
4.
Hired Wife (1934) as Director
5.
Man of Action (1933) as Director
When the bank is robbed, the Sheriff shoots the robber and recovers the money bag only to find it empty. Ranger Tim Barlow arrives and over objections of the Sheriff decides to stay and find who has the missing money. He has four suspects, the Sheriff, the Banker, the Cashier, and Curt Masters.
6.
The Eleventh Commandment (1933) as Director
7.
The Dude Bandit (1933) as Director
8.
Officer 13 (1932) as Director
9.
The Cowboy Counsellor (1932) as Director
10.
Boiling Point (1932) as Director
Jimmy's uncle George gives him 30 days probation on Kirk's ranch to control his temper or lose his inheritance. There he gets tangled up with a gang of robbers whose boss is Narbrough, his rival for Kirk's daughter Laura.
11.
A Scarlet Week-End (1932) as Director
12.
The Penal Code (1932) as Director
13.
The Viking (1931) as Director
A sailor who thinks he's jinxed forces himself to join an Arctic sealing expedition.
14.
Drácula (1931) as Dirigida por [Dir]
I do not drink wine. Ancient vampire Count Dracula journeys by sea to London. It is there where he sets his sights on the blood of lovely Mina Seward and battles the stout Van Helsing. Based on the classic novel by Bram Stoker.
15.
Don Juan diplomático (1931) as Director
16.
East of Borneo (1931) as Director
17.
The Homicide Squad (1931) as Director
18.
Oriente y Occidente (1930) as Director
20.
La voluntad del muerto (1930) as Dirigida por [Dir]
21.
The Poor Millionaire (1930) as Director
22.
The Charlatan (1929) as Director
23.
Sea Fury (1929) as Director
24.
Love in the Desert (1929) as Director
25.
The Woman I Love (1929) as Director
26.
Freedom of the Press (1928) as Director
27.
Sinners in Love (1928) as Director
28.
Lingerie (1928) as Director
29.
A Man's Past (1927) as Director
30.
Going Crooked (1926) as Director
31.
Whispering Smith (1926) as Director
32.
The Flame of the Yukon (1926) as Director
33.
Rocking Moon (1926) as Director
34.
Friendly Enemies (1925) as Director
35.
The Top of the World (1925) as Director
36.
Without Mercy (1925) as Director
37.
Simon the Jester (1925) as Director
38.
The Dawn of a Tomorrow (1924) as Director
39.
Flaming Barriers (1924) as Director
40.
Tiger Love (1924) as Director
41.
You Can't Fool Your Wife (1923) as Director
42.
Salomy Jane (1923) as Director
43.
The Light That Failed (1923) as Director
44.
Java Head (1923) as Director
45.
Burning Sands (1922) as Director
46.
Moran of the Lady Letty (1922) as Director
In this silent film, a playboy fights to save a young woman from the smugglers who have kidnapped them.
47.
Ebb Tide (1922) as Director
48.
The Woman Who Walked Alone (1922) as Director
49.
The Sheik (1921) as Director
An Arabian sheik kidnaps a beautiful Englishwoman to win her heart.
50.
A Wise Fool (1921) as Director
51.
The Jucklins (1921) as Director
52.
The Faith Healer (1921) as Director
53.
The Great Impersonation (1921) as Director
54.
The Round-Up (1920) as Director
55.
Behold My Wife (1920) as Director
In Canada, a young woman of Indian blood marries an Englishman who sends her back to England to humiliate his family and the woman who once spurned him. But the man's brother shows her the ways of English civilization, and a great surprise awaits her husband when he returns to his homeland.
56.
The Sea Wolf (1920) as Director
57.
Told in the Hills (1919) as Director
58.
Pettigrew's Girl (1919) as Director
59.
Jane Goes A-Wooing (1919) as Director
60.
Good Gracious, Annabelle (1919) as Director
61.
Men, Women and Money (1919) as Director
62.
A Sporting Chance (1919) as Director
A young lady takes on a convict as her chauffeur, believing him to be practicing burglar. In reality, however, he is an innocent broker.
63.
Everywoman (1919) as Director
64.
The Source (1918) as Director
65.
Hidden Pearls (1918) as Director
66.
The Bravest Way (1918) as Director
67.
Such a Little Pirate (1918) as Director
68.
Sandy (1918) as Director
A Scots-Irish lad comes to America in hopes of finding his fortune. On the sea voyage, he meets and falls for a lovely young girl, but they are parted on arrival. Years later, in the Kentucky town where he has settled and prospered, he meets the girl again, and both complications and sparks arise.
69.
The City of Dim Faces (1918) as Director
70.
71.
Wild Youth (1918) as Director
72.
A School for Husbands (1917) as Director
73.
The Cost of Hatred (1917) as Director
74.
The Crystal Gazer (1917) as Director
75.
Her Strange Wedding (1917) as Director
76.
The Evil Eye (1917) as Director
77.
The Call of the East (1917) as Director
78.
Nan of Music Mountain (1917) as Director
79.
The Sunset Trail (1917) as Director
80.
On the Level (1917) as Director
81.
The Winning of Sally Temple (1917) as Director
82.
83.
The Yellow Pawn (1916) as Director
84.
To Have and to Hold (1916) as Director
Lady Jocelyn, a favorite in the court of England's King James, escapes a forced marriage to the hated Lord Carnal by fleeing to American colonies. There she meets and marries Captain Ralph Percy. Pursued by Lord Carnal, Lady Jocelyn and her new husband eventually find themselves shipwrecked on a desert island with Lord Carnal. A band of pirates finds them there, and Captain Percy convinces them that he is himself a notorious pirate chief. But Lord Carnal casts them all into danger by revealing Percy's true identity.
85.
The Race (1916) as Director
86.
Each Pearl a Tear (1916) as Director
87.
The Years of the Locust (1916) as Director
88.
Tennessee's Pardner (1916) as Director
89.
The Selfish Woman (1916) as Director
90.
A Gutter Magdalene (1916) as Director
91.
The Immigrant (1915) as Director
92.
Armstrong's Wife (1915) as Director
93.
Young Romance (1915) as Director
94.
The Fighting Hope (1915) as Director
95.
Out of the Darkness (1915) as Director
96.
The Governor's Lady (1915) as Director
97.
A Gentleman of Leisure (1915) as Director
98.
The Explorer (1915) as Director
99.
Stolen Goods (1915) as Director
100.
The Puppet Crown (1915) as Director
101.
The Unknown (1915) as Director
A young man joins the French Foreign Legion and is sent to Algieria, where he becomes a target for hatred by his commander. However, the commander has a change of heart when he realizes who the young man is.
102.
The Marriage of Kitty (1915) as Director
103.
The Woman (1915) as Director
104.
The Invisible Power (1914) as Director
105.
Shannon of the Sixth (1914) as Director
106.
The Boer War (1914) as Director

Cast (feature film)

107.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Hebrew at Golden Calf/Nobleman
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
108.
Prince of Players (1955) as Stage doorman
Life and career of the great American stage actor Edwin Booth, including his troubled brother, John Wilkes, who gained lasting infamy by assassinating President Abraham Lincoln.
109.
The Egyptian (1954) as Priest
In eighteenth-dynasty Egypt, Sinuhe, a poor orphan, becomes a brilliant physician and with his friend Horemheb is appointed to the service of the new Pharoah. Sinuhe's personal triumphs and tragedies are played against the larger canvas of the turbulent events of the 18th dynasty. As Sinuhe is drawn into court intrigues, and bizarre secrets are revealed to him, he learns the answers to the questions he has sought since his birth. Short on historical accuracy but strong on plot and characterization.
110.
There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) as Kelly, stage door man
A blonde beauty upsets a show business family.
111.
Woman's World (1954) as Auto assembly plant worker
The chairman of a large automobile maker is left to find a new second in command and narrows it to three equally qualified candidates. To make his decision, he decides to examine each of the men's wives and learn something about the candidate through their relationships.
112.
The President's Lady (1953) as Minister
The story of president Andrew Jackson from his early years, through his meeting with and subsequent marriage to Rachel Donelson Robards. The plot concentrates on the later scandal concerning the legality of their marriage and how they overcame the difficulties.
113.
Raiders of the Seven Seas (1953) as Tailor
A legendary pirate captures a Spanish galleon and tries to claim a countess as his bride.
114.
Bandits of Corsica (1953) as Luigi, butler
Richard Greene, Paula Raymond, Raymond Burr, Dona Drake, Lee Van Cleef, Frank Puglia, Nestor Paiva, Michael Ansara. Mario and Carlos, twin brothers separated at birth, are reunited after many years and make a pact to overthrow the evil ruler of their Corsica homeland. Complications arise when Carlos falls in love with Mario's wife and lies and deceit split the brothers apart
115.
A Blueprint for Murder (1953) as Bailiff
Two orphans, Polly and Doug, live with their stepmother Lynne; Polly collapses with the same mystery symptoms that killed her father. The kids' visiting uncle, Whitney Sargent, is warned that the symptoms match strychnine poisoning, but that poisoners are seldom detected and rarely convicted. Sure enough, no case can be made against the obvious suspect; so what can Whitney do to save the next victim?
116.
The Robe (1953) as
Biblical epic in which a Roman military tribune, who commands the unit that crucified Jesus Christ, tries to learn about the man he killed.
117.
City of Bad Men (1953) as Old timer
118.
Cripple Creek (1952) as McKee
Government agents infiltrate a gold smuggling ring preying on miners.
119.
Carrie (1952) as Patron at Slawson's
A married man's passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
120.
The Brigand (1952) as Major domo
A disgraced military officer stands in for an injured Arab ruler.
121.
A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950) as Stationmaster
In 1876 Dawson wants to prevent a train from getting to Tomahawk CO on time, to keep it from competing with his stage coach line. Kit, who must get the train to its goal, forces Johnny aboard as the needed passenger. Madame Adelaide's showgirls (including Marilyn as Clara) ride along and, en route to Tomahawk, join Johnny in "Oh, What a Forward Young Man You Are."
122.
The Stratton Story (1949) as Man in theater
True story of Monty Stratton, the baseball star who fought to continue his career after losing a leg.
123.
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949) as Deputy
Saloon-bar singer Freddie gets very angry whenever boyfriend Blackie seems to be playing around. She always packs a six-shooter, so this is bad news for anything that happens to be in the way. As this is usually the local judge's rear-end, Freddie and friend Conchita are soon hiding out teaching school in the middle of nowhere.
124.
Command Decision (1949) as Correspondent in military
A senior officer faces the horror of sending his men on suicide missions over Germany during the last days of World War II.
125.
Sand (1949) as Conductor
Jeff Keane's expensive showhorse escapes from a train and runs wild in the Colorado wilderness. Keane searches for the horse while the horse learns the ways of the wild.
126.
It Happens Every Spring (1949) as Conductor
A scientist invents a baseball that can't be hit.
127.
The Walls of Jericho (1948) as
After County Attorney Dave Connors (Cornel Wilde) helps Julian Norman (Anne Baxter) with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman (Henry Hull), she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria Wedge (Linda Darnell), the new bride of Dave's best friend, Tucker Wedge (Kirk Douglas), makes overtures and plays for Dave, much to the displeasure of Dave's hard-drinking wife Belle (Ann Dvorak.) Angered by Dave's rebuffs, Algeria induces the state political boss to back Tucker for a Congress race against Dave. Meanwhile, Julia has returned to Jericho, with her law degree, and she and Dave fall in love. But when Dave announces he won't run for Congress, she feels she is the reason and she takes a job in Kansas City. Tucker wins the election and he and Algeria go to Washington. Later, Tucker announces a run for the Senate and Dave decides to run against him. When Marjorie Ransome (Coleen Townsend) kills a drunk in self-defense, Julia returns to Jericho to work with Dave, now in private practice,on Marjorie's defense. The still-resentful Algeria moves to kill Dave's senate bid when Tucker's newspaper announces that Dave is being sued for divorce, with Julia named as correspondent.
128.
The Luck of the Irish (1948) as Doorman
129.
Call Northside 777 (1948) as Parole Board member
A Chicago reporter re-opens a ten year old murder case.
130.
When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948) as Conductor
131.
Unfaithfully Yours (1948) as Elderly man in audience
Set to music, a symphony conductor envisions multiple possible scenarios for dealing with his wife's infidelity.
132.
Cry of the City (1948) as
Petty crook and cop-killer Martin Rome, in bad shape from wounds in the hospital prison ward, still refuses to help slimy lawyer Niles clear his client by confessing to another crime. Police Lt. Candella must check Niles' allegation; a friend of the Rome family, he walks a tightrope between sentiment and cynicism. When Martin fears Candella will implicate his girlfriend Teena, he'll do anything to protect her. How many others will he drag down to disaster with him?
133.
Bob, Son of Battle (1947) as Judge
134.
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947) as
In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms them all, especially the handsome young head of the company. Their romance gets sidetracked when she becomes involved in the Women's Suffrage movement.
135.
California (1947) as Delegate
"Wicked" Lily Bishop joins a wagon train to California, led by Michael Fabian and Johnnny Trumbo, but news of the Gold Rush scatters the train. When Johnny and Michael finally arrive, Lily is rich from her saloon and storekeeper (former slaver) Pharaoh Coffin is bleeding the miners dry. But worse troubles are ahead: California is inching toward statehood, and certain people want to make it their private empire.
136.
Two Years Before the Mast (1946) as Ship owner
Charles Stewart, the "Pilgrim" owner's playboy son, finds himself shanghaied on his father's ship commanded by cruel Captain Thompson. When scurvy breaks out he leads a mutiny and is slapped in irons. Floggings and torture abound.
137.
Strange Triangle (1946) as Judge
Viperish Francine Huber seduces visiting salesman Sam Crane. Sam later finds out that Francine is married to a business associate of his and decides to have no more to do with her. Francine is relentless and soon gets Sam involved in trying to cover up her husband's embezzling activities and ultimately implicates him in a murder.
138.
The Bride Wore Boots (1946) as Judge
139.
Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946) as Park commissioner
A retired Army officer fights to save his hometown's Confederate monument.
141.
Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe (1945) as Pop, stage doorman
Joe Davis Sr., headliner at a big nightclub, is visited by medical student son Joe Jr., who to Dad's chagrin wants to be a crooner, and soon comes between Dad and his girlfriend Claire. So glamorous dancer Bonnie is enlisted to distract Junior. Which does Bonnie want more, the fur coat or true love? Plot is a framework for numerous Ziegfeld style stage productions.
142.
Doll Face (1945) as Stage doorman
A burlesque star breaks into the big time.
143.
Circumstantial Evidence (1945) as Prison board member
A young lad has his fine new hatchet confiscated by a grumpy baker. The boy's hot-headed father tries to get it back, but this results in a fight in which onlookers seem to see the father use the disputed weapon to strike and kill the baker. At the resulting murder trial, their evidence on this point becomes a matter of life-and-death.
144.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) as Mr. Spencer
A girl in the slums tries to find her way with the help of her devoted mother and alcoholic father.
145.
The Big Noise (1944) as Butler "Mugridge"
Although they are only janitors at a detective agency, the boys pass themselves off as sleuths and are engaged to guard an inventor delivering a new bomb. They outwit enemy agents after the bomb and wind up sinking a Japanese submarine.
146.
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) as Sheriff
A group of veterans help a small-town fraud convince his family he was a war hero.
147.
Government Girl (1944) as Irate man
An aviation engineer and a government secretary are thrown together by the war effort.
148.
The Great Moment (1944) as Dr. Hayden
A 19th-century dentist sets out to find a painless method for pulling teeth in this true story.
149.
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) as U.S. marshal
During World War II, a 4F tries to help the woman he loves cover up a surprise pregnancy.
150.
Practically Yours (1944) as Vice-president in the Senate
151.
Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as Judge
Five people thrown together by World War II review their pasts.
152.
Quiet Please Murder (1943) as Guard
153.
Dixie Dugan (1943) as Mr. Sloan
154.
Time to Kill (1943) as
155.
Blue, White and Perfect (1942) as Doctor
Detective Michael Shayne aids the war effort by fighting industrial diamond smugglers. They operate through Hawaii and part of the movie takes place on an ocean liner headed for there.
156.
The Palm Beach Story (1942) as Fatherly man at wedding
To finance her husband's career, a married woman courts an eccentric millionaire.
157.
The Lone Star Ranger (1942) as [Jim] Hardin
158.
Army Surgeon (1942) as Doctor
A female surgeon pretends to be a nurse so she can serve on the front line.
159.
The Navy Comes Through (1942) as Chief engineer
An old freighter single-handedly takes on a Nazi war fleet.
160.
My Gal Sal (1942) as Conductor
A chronicle of songwriter Paul Dresser as he moves up into New York society.
161.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Devereaux banker
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
162.
Valley of the Sun (1942) as Dr. Thomas
A government spy goes after a crooked Indian agent in Arizona.
163.
That Other Woman (1942) as Zineschwich
164.
Flying Cadets (1941) as Conductor
165.
Robbers of the Range (1941) as Colonel Lodge
Railroad agents frame a landowner who wont sell out to them.
166.
Tall, Dark and Handsome (1941) as Ex-Governor Logan
A softhearted gangster tries to go straight.
167.
Meet John Doe (1941) as Chamber of commerce member
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
168.
Life with Henry (1941) as
Young Henry Aldrich would like to "win" a trip to Alaska. But in order to participate, he first has to put up $100. The whole matter sounds awfully fishy. Henry and his pal Dizzy go into the soap business. Their attempt to raise money turns into a disaster when they get the soap formula wrong. But the Alaska trip is really on the level. It's been organized by Sylvanus Q. Sattherwaite, businessman and philanthropist. But Henry still doesn't have the money...
169.
Wild Geese Calling (1941) as Foreman
In the 1890s lumberjack John leaves Seattle for Alaska to look for gold. After he marries dancehall girl Sally, he finds she used to be in love with his best friend Blackie.
170.
Belle Starr (1941) as Preacher
A Southern belle turns outlaw when her family loses their land.
171.
Swamp Water (1941) as McDonald
A hunter (Andrews) happens upon a fugitive (Brennan) and his daughter (Baxter) living in a Georgia swamp. He falls in love with the girl and pursuades the fugitive to return to town.
172.
Thundering Hoofs (1941) as Bledsoe
A young man fights to keep his father from cheating the owner of a stagecoach line.
173.
Golden Hoofs (1941) as Eldridge
174.
Virginia (1941) as Guest
175.
Pacific Blackout (1941) as Banker in park
176.
The Light That Failed (1940) as Second voice
Dick Heldar, a London artist, is gradually losing his sight. He struggles to complete his masterpiece, the portrait of Bessie Broke, a cockney girl, before his eyesight fails him.
177.
Brigham Young--Frontiersman (1940) as John Taylor
Two young Mormons struggle to survive their people's journey to a new home in the West.
178.
The Great McGinty (1940) as Senior senator
A hobo rises to town mayor when he hooks up with a crooked political boss.
179.
Buck Benny Rides Again (1940) as Bartender
Radio star Jack Benny, intending to stay in New York for the summer, is forced by the needling of rival Fred Allen to prove his boasts about roughing it on his (fictitious) Nevada ranch. Meanwhile, singer Joan Cameron, whom Jack's fallen for and offended, is maneuvered by her sisters to the same Nevada town. Jack's losing battle to prove his manhood to Joan means broad slapstick burlesque of Western cliches.
180.
Remember the Night (1940) as Brian
An assistant D.A. takes a shoplifter home with him for Christmas.
181.
Safari (1940) as Trader
182.
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1940) as Juror
A man involved in a crime (Nolan) kills his key witness by mistake and resigns himself to death. He changes his name so as not to harm his family. The law is not content with his explanation, however.
183.
The Lady's from Kentucky (1939) as Veterinarian
184.
Rulers of the Sea (1939) as Landlord
185.
6,000 Enemies (1939) as Bailiff
A prison riot traps an innocent couple.
186.
The Family Next Door (1939) as Bank manager
188.
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).
189.
Ambush (1939) as Wales
190.
Too Busy to Work (1939) as Dugan
191.
Island of Lost Men (1939) as Merchant
192.
Unmarried (1939) as Second man
193.
Dangerous to Know (1938) as Councilman at party
Racketeer Steve Recka (Akim Tamiroff), art patron and political power-maker, rules his town and Madame Lan Ying (Anna May Wong), his beautiful Oriental friend and hostess (read:mistress), with an iron hand. He meets Margaret Van Kase (Gail Patrick), a socialite not impressed by his power nor his wealth, having no money herself, and Steve makes frantic efforts to win her and turns away from the loyal Lin Yang. Margaret ignores him as she plans to wed Philip Easton (Harvey Stephens), a penniless bond salesman. The furious Recka, poses as a friend to Easton, while planning to ruin him. His henchmen kidnap Easton when he is carrying a large assignment of bonds, and he is branded as a runaway thief. The only doubters are Margaret and Police Inspector Brandon (Lloyd Nolan), who knows Recka's methods and suspects foul play. Easton is found in an abandoned house and arrested as the gangsters have taken the bonds and tipped the police where to find him. Recka offers to clear Easton if Margaret will become his bride and, while her hatred for Recka is intense, her love for Easton is greater and she consents. Recka, however, has reckoned without Lan Ying.
195.
196.
Rachel (1910) as
197.

Writer (feature film)

198.
Jungle Menace (1937) as Screenwriter
199.
East of Java (1935) as Contract Writer
200.
Sea Fury (1929) as Story
201.
Big Timber (1924) as Scen Scen

Producer (feature film)

202.
The Sheik (1921) as Producer
An Arabian sheik kidnaps a beautiful Englishwoman to win her heart.
203.
The Sea Wolf (1920) as Producer
204.
Behold My Wife (1920) as Producer
In Canada, a young woman of Indian blood marries an Englishman who sends her back to England to humiliate his family and the woman who once spurned him. But the man's brother shows her the ways of English civilization, and a great surprise awaits her husband when he returns to his homeland.

Production Companies (feature film)

205.
East of Borneo (1931) as Company

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