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Also Known As: Died: December 14, 1946
Born: September 4, 1887 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Black Angel (1946) as Director
Kirk Bennett is falsely sentenced to death for killing blackmailer Mavis Marlowe, ex-wife of nice-guy drunk Martin Blair. Bennett's stand-up wife Catherine tries to prove him innocent, enlisting the aid of Blair, who falls in love with her. Bennett's execution draws near as the two pose as piano player and singer, trying to get the goods on sleazy nightclub owner Marko, a prime suspect. Failing to nail Marko, Catherine goes off to meet with her husband, scheduled to die the next morning, and Blair slips into an alcoholic stupor before the real killer is revealed.
3.
Terror by Night (1946) as Director
Sherlock Holmes signs on to protect a priceless diamond from jewel thieves.
4.
Sherlock Holmes in Dressed to Kill (1946) as Director
Sherlock Holmes sets out to find why people are killing each other over a seemingly inexpensive music box.
5.
Dressed to Kill (1946) as Director
A convicted thief in Dartmoor prison hides the location of the stolen Bank of England printing plates inside three music boxes. When the innocent purchasers of the boxes start to be murdered, Holmes and Watson investigate.
6.
Pursuit to Algiers (1945) as Director
Sherlock Holmes tries to protect a foreign leader traveling on an ocean liner.
7.
Sherlock Holmes and the House of Fear (1945)
Sherlock Holmes investigates the murder of a group of seven club members.
8.
The House of Fear (1945) as Director
9.
The Woman in Green (1945) as Director
Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of seemingly unrelated murders.
10.
The Spider Woman (1944) as Director
Sherlock Holmes fakes his own death to expose a killer.
11.
The Pearl of Death (1944) as Director
Sherlock Holmes investigates the link between a stolen pearl and a series of murders.
12.
Gypsy Wildcat (1944) as Director
In an unspecified Renaissance kingdom, no sooner has Anube's gypsy tribe encamped near Baron Tovar's village when Count Orso is found murdered. The wicked baron blames the gypsies and imprisons them all in his castle. Meanwhile, a mysterious stranger on a white horse has hidden the murder arrow and won the heart of gypsy belle Carla, to the discomfiture of her erstwhile fiancée Tonio. Baron Tovar is also fascinated by Carla...especially when he notices her heraldic pendant.
13.
The Scarlet Claw (1944) as Director
Sherlock Holmes investigates a haunting in a Canadian village vital to the war effort.
14.
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) as Director
The wolf man asks one of Dr. Frankenstein's descendants to find a cure for lycanthropy.
15.
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943) as Director
Sherlock Holmes fights to keep a new bombsite design from the Nazis.
16.
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943) as Director
Sherlock Holmes investigates murders at a rest home where Watson volunteers.
17.
Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943) as Director
Sherlock Holmes tries to recover a stolen document during World War II.
18.
Eyes of the Underworld (1943) as Director
19.
Rhythm of the Islands (1943) as Director
20.
Madame Spy (1942) as Director
21.
Gentleman's Gentleman, A (1939) as Director
22.
Viper, The (1938) as Director
23.
Double or Quits (1938) as Director
24.
Everything Happens to Me (1938) as Director
25.
Quiet Please (1938) as Director
26.
Many Tanks Mr. Atkins (1938) as Director
27.
Thank Evans (1938) as Director
28.
Simply Terrific (1938) as Director
29.
Gypsy (1937) as Director
30.
Doctor Syn (1937) as Director
When customs and excise men arrive at the village of Dymchurch in Kent, they uncover an intricate smuggling network being coordinated by the local parson, Dr Syn. Unknown to all but a few locals Dr Syn also hides a secret past, that he was once the notorious pirate Captain Clegg.
31.
The Black Room (1935) as Director
An evil twin brother disposes of his enemies in a secret death chamber on his estate.
32.
The Lone Wolf Returns (1935) as Director
33.
Eight Bells (1935) as Director
34.
Jealousy (1934) as Director
Larry O'Roark is a boxer who's insanely posssesive and jealous of his fiancee, Jo. the sight of her and her employer, Mr. Lambert, at ringside during his big fight distracts Larry and he is knocked out. He then promises never to be jealous again and marries Jo. When she realizes that they're broke she asks Lambert for a job (she had quit on marrying Larry.) One thing leads to another and Larry, enraged with jealousy, end up killing Lambert. He then wanders off in a daze, and Jo takes the rap for the murder. Larry descends from his amnesiac fog just in time to interrupt the announcement of the jury's verdict in Jo's trial. then it's off to the chair for Larry. Or is it?
35.
I'll Fix It (1934) as Director
A businessman''''s efforts to buy good grades for his kid brother put him in conflict with the school''''s lady principal.
36.
Black Moon (1934) as Director
A woman returning to her island birthplace finds herself drawn to a voodoo cult.
37.
Whirlpool (1934) as Director
An ex-convict tries to connect with the daughter who doesn't even know he exists.
38.
Blind Date (1934) as Director
A young woman is torn between a wealthy suitor who wants her body and the honest young man who wants what's best for her.
39.
Mills of the Gods (1934) as Director
40.
The Ninth Guest (1934) as Director
Eight strangers are invited by a mysterious unknown host to spend the night in a penthouse apartment. The eight (5 men, 3 women) are wined, dined, then greeted by their host's voice via a radio broadcast. The voice announces that before the night is over each one will be systematically murdered unless they manage to outwit their ninth guest Death. Based on the mystery novel The Invisible Host (1930) by Gwen Bristow & Bruce Manning.
41.
The Circus Queen Murder (1933) as Director
A vacationing DA gets mixed up in a tangled case involving a touring circus.
42.
Fury of the Jungle (1933) as Director
43.
Above the Clouds (1933) as Director
44.
That's My Boy (1932) as Director
Featuring members of the 1931 National Champion football team from the University of Southern California Trojans, with team members Russell Saunders and Oscar "Dutch" Hendrian also cast in roles other than just team members. Former USC football player John Wayne (not on the 1931 team) and Olympic swimmer Buster Crabbe also in cast as football players: Thomas Jefferson "Snakehips" Scott (Richard Cromwell, definitely cast against type)is the sensation of the Freshman football squad at Bedford University. After a sensational Sophomore season, varsity coach "Daisy" Adams (Douglass Dunbrille) gets him a summer "job" in the Maine woods as a bond salesman. The coach sends him there for conditioning purposes only, but Tommy is pleased with the $6,000 he gets for selling bonds he never even sees. Nice work if you can get it and, seventy years later, college football players (usually from Texas and California, playing for colleges from some other states that can't "grow their own")still manage to find similar positions. Tommy, figuring that there is more where this came from, tells a graduate manager he will quit the team unless they pay him $50,000. The manager arranges with a broker to start an investment fund named after Thomas Jefferson Smith, the receipts from which will net Tommy his demanded amount. Thousands of shares are sold, for unclear reasons since the buyers had no reason to expect a return, but, hey, the plot must move along. The broker gambles away the funds. The broker kills himself. The district attorney questions Tommy. The father of Tommy's college squueze offers Tommy $50,000 if he will break his engagement to the girl. Tommy holds out for $100,000. Tommy is booed off the field after the first half of "the BIG GAME." Tommy has sent the $100,000 to the district attorney to pay off the investors. The D.A. tells the newspapers. The newspapers print special editions that are delivered to the stadium at half-time. Tommy receives a standing ovation from the crowd. Tommy scores the winning touchdown. Mom Scott (Mae Marsh)is proud of Tommy, for reasons hard to discern.
45.
The Menace (1932) as Director
Ronald Quayle escapes from prison. He was sent there for murdering his father, based on the testimony of his stepmother, Caroline. An explosion disfigures him, but plastic surgery gives him an opportunity to return to England and investigate his father's murder under a new identity. As Robert Crockett he romances his stepmother, ultimately trapping her by creating the appearance of a double-cross among her accomplices, now guests at her house.
46.
As the Devil Commands (1932) as Director
47.
Fifty Fathoms Deep (1931) as Director
48.
The Avenger (1931) as Director
Goss, Mason, and Kelly force Joaquin Murieta to watch as they hang his brother Juan for a crime he did not commit. To exact his revenge on the three, Joaquin becomes the notorious Black Shadow.
49.
The Good Bad Girl (1931) as Director
A gangster''''s moll tries to go straight to marry an honest man.
50.
Cock o' the Walk (1930) as Director
51.
The Melody Man (1930) as Director
52.
Just Like Heaven (1930) as Director
53.
Wall Street (1929) as Director
54.
Behind Closed Doors (1929) as Director
55.
The Olympic Hero (1928) as Director
56.
Lady Raffles (1928) as Director
57.
San Francisco Nights (1928) as Director
58.
The Viking (1928) as Director
Norse half-brothers vie for a throne and for the same woman.
59.
The Arizona Wildcat (1927) as Director
60.
Marriage (1927) as Director
61.
Black Paradise (1926) as Director
62.
The City (1926) as Director
63.
A Man Four-Square (1926) as Director
64.
The Fighting Buckaroo (1926) as Director
65.
The Cowboy and the Countess (1926) as Director
66.
Marriage in Transit (1925) as Director
67.
The Kiss Barrier (1925) as Director
68.
Greater Than a Crown (1925) as Director
69.
Percy (1925) as Director
Percy Rogeen's father fears his son will never be a man, but only a mama's boy. When a friend of Mr. Rogeen promises to help the boy shape up, the father is delighted. But the help comes in the shape of a bottle, and Percy finds himself drunk aboard a freight car bound for the middle of nowhere. In a border town, Percy gets a job on a plantation and makes a name for himself playing the violin in a cantina. By the time his father arrives to rescue him, Percy is no longer the timid cry-baby of before, but the tough rescuer of the local farmers' land.
70.
By Divine Right (1924) as Director
71.
Broken Laws (1924) as Director
72.
Vanity's Price (1924) as Director
73.
Radio-Mania (1923) as Director
74.
Toilers of the Sea (1923) as Director
75.
Mars (1922) as Director
76.
What's Wrong With the Women? (1922) as Director
77.
The Iron Trail (1921) as Director
Honest railroad man Murray O'Neil competes with the crooked railroader Curtis Gordon to be the first to complete a trans-Alaska railroad. O'Neil must complete work on a massive bridge before the spring ice floes can destroy the project.
78.
The Conquest of Canaan (1921) as Director
79.
The Idol of the North (1921) as Director
80.
Good References (1920) as Director
81.
The Woman Gives (1920) as Director
82.
Yes or No (1920) as Director
Two wives, one rich, one poor, each find themselves tempted by romantic seducers, and each faces the dilemma of remaining true to the husband who neglects her or of falling into the arms of another.
83.
Dangerous Business (1920) as Director
84.
Something Different (1920) as Director
85.
The Inner Voice (1920) as Director
86.
The Career of Katherine Bush (1919) as Director
87.
Charge It to Me (1919) as Director
88.
Puppy Love (1919) as Director
89.
Trixie from Broadway (1919) as Director
90.
The Bandbox (1919) as Director
91.
Free and Equal (1918) as Director
92.
The Mating of Marcella (1918) as Director
93.
Love Me (1918) as Director
94.
"Flare-Up" Sal (1918) as Director
96.
Vive La France! (1918) as Director
97.
Green Eyes (1918) as Director
98.
Tyrant Fear (1918) as Director
99.
Kaiser's Shadow, The (1918) as Director
100.
They're Off (1917) as Director
101.
The Girl Glory (1917) as Director
102.
The Price Mark (1917) as Director
103.
The Mother Instinct (1917) as Director
104.
Love Letters (1917) as Director

Cast (feature film)

105.
A Corner in Colleens (1916) as Dan Allen

Writer (feature film)

106.
The Scarlet Claw (1944) as Screenwriter
Sherlock Holmes investigates a haunting in a Canadian village vital to the war effort.
107.
Two Tickets to London (1943) as Based on a Story by

Producer (feature film)

108.
Terror by Night (1946) as Producer
Sherlock Holmes signs on to protect a priceless diamond from jewel thieves.
109.
Dressed to Kill (1946) as Producer
A convicted thief in Dartmoor prison hides the location of the stolen Bank of England printing plates inside three music boxes. When the innocent purchasers of the boxes start to be murdered, Holmes and Watson investigate.
110.
Sherlock Holmes in Dressed to Kill (1946) as Producer
Sherlock Holmes sets out to find why people are killing each other over a seemingly inexpensive music box.
111.
Black Angel (1946) as Producer
Kirk Bennett is falsely sentenced to death for killing blackmailer Mavis Marlowe, ex-wife of nice-guy drunk Martin Blair. Bennett's stand-up wife Catherine tries to prove him innocent, enlisting the aid of Blair, who falls in love with her. Bennett's execution draws near as the two pose as piano player and singer, trying to get the goods on sleazy nightclub owner Marko, a prime suspect. Failing to nail Marko, Catherine goes off to meet with her husband, scheduled to die the next morning, and Blair slips into an alcoholic stupor before the real killer is revealed.
112.
The Woman in Green (1945) as Producer
Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of seemingly unrelated murders.
113.
Pursuit to Algiers (1945) as Producer
Sherlock Holmes tries to protect a foreign leader traveling on an ocean liner.
114.
The House of Fear (1945) as Producer
115.
The Pearl of Death (1944) as Producer
Sherlock Holmes investigates the link between a stolen pearl and a series of murders.
116.
The Scarlet Claw (1944) as Producer
Sherlock Holmes investigates a haunting in a Canadian village vital to the war effort.
117.
The Spider Woman (1944) as Producer
Sherlock Holmes fakes his own death to expose a killer.
118.
Destiny (1944) as Associate Producer
119.
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943) as Producer
Sherlock Holmes investigates murders at a rest home where Watson volunteers.
120.
Toilers of the Sea (1923) as Producer

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