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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Beginning of the End (1957) as Assistant Director
A reporter attempts to thwart the attack of giant radioactive grasshoppers.
2.
Crime in the Streets (1956) as Assistant Director
A social worker tries to end juvenile crime by getting involved with a street gang.
3.
The Night Holds Terror (1955) as Assistant Director
Escaped convicts take over a suburban home.
4.
The Desperado (1954) as Assistant Director
). Wayne Morris, James J. Lydon, Beverly Garland, Rayford Barnes, Dabbs Greer, Lee Van Cleef, Nestor Paiva. While on the run from corrupt carpetbaggers in post-Civil War Texas, a young gunslinger teams up with a fugitive gunfighter to seek revenge on his former partner.
5.
Bitter Creek (1954) as Assistant Director
A man attempts to find the killer of his brother.
6.
Two Guns and a Badge (1954) as Assistant Director
7.
The Forty-Niners (1954) as Assistant Director
A man poses as a gunman to learn the identity of three killers.
8.
The Marksman (1953) as Assistant Director
9.
The Fighting Lawman (1953) as Assistant Director
Wayne Morris, Virginia Grey, John Kellogg, Harry Lauter, John Pickard. WW II Navy flying hero Wayne Morris enjoyed a second career as a cowboy hero in Hollywood westerns. In this one, he pursues frontier adventuress Virginia Grey who is planning to steal the spoils of an outlaw gang.
10.
Rebel City (1953) as Assistant Director
11.
Topeka (1953) as Assistant Director
12.
Vigilante Terror (1953) as Assistant Director
13.
Texas Bad Man (1953) as Assistant Director
14.
Star of Texas (1953) as Assistant Director
15.
The Homesteaders (1953) as Assistant Director
A man faces numerous travails transporting a consignment of dynamite for a group of Oregon homesteaders.
16.
Wyoming Roundup (1952) as Assistant Director
When newcomers Whip and Bob break up a saloon fight they are made town Marshals. This puts then in the middle of the range war between large ranch owner Howard and the small ranchers. Everyone thinks Howard is the culprit but Whip believes otherwise.
17.
The Maverick (1952) as Assistant Director
Army Lieutenant Devlin (Bill Elliott) is ordered to take Sgt. Frick(Myron Healey), Corporal Johnson(Robert Bray) and some troopers to break up a gang of gunmen hired by Frank Bullitt(Richard Reeves), leader of the cattlemen, to drive homesteaders from the range. Devlin's troop captures Bullitt and three of the hired killers: Fane(Gregg Barton), Karns (Denver Pyle) and Nixon (eugene Roth.) En route to Fort Jeffrey with the prisoners, the troop overtakes a wagon carrying Della Watson (Phyllis Coates) and her grandmother (Florence Lake), and Devlin reluctantly agrees to let the two women accompany his party. Meanwhile, Bullitt's foreman, Massey (Robert Wilke),has sent more gunmen to free the prisoners, and the disgruntled Lt. Frick has sold out to Bullitt.
18.
Fargo (1952) as Assistant Director
The brother (House Peters, Jr.) of rancher Bill Martin (Wild Bill Elliott) is killed in a stampede started by cattleman. Bill returns to the Fargo country to take his brother's place and is welcomed by law-abiding cattleman MacKenzie (Jack Ingram) and his daughter Kathy (Phyllis Coates.) The leader of the ruthless cattle interests are townsman Austin (Arthur Space) and his henchmen Red (Myron Healey), Link (Robert Wilke) and Albord (Terry Frost.) Bill has the idea of putting up barbed wire to keep the herds from been driven over the land cultivated by the farmers. He, aided by Tad Sloan (Fuzzy Knight), produces the wire by make-shift methods, but it proves effective. The cattleman charge in court that the wire is dangerous to their herds but lose the case. Austin orders his men to seize Bill, bale him in strands of the wire, and throw him on the stage of the town hall during a fall festival. Bill doesn't take kindly to this and it precipitates open war.
19.
Canyon Ambush (1952) as Assistant Director
A mysterious masked rider and his gang are murdering ranchers and robbing stages. Government Agent Johnny Mack Brown has been called in to help the Sheriff. Capturing a henchman he learns of everyone involved except the boss, the masked rider. He eventually suspects the Wells Fargo Agent and has a plan that will trick him into a confession.
20.
Waco (1952) as Assistant Director
Matt Boone (Bill Elliott as Wild Bill Elliott) kills Bull Clark (Ray Bennett) in self defense in a crooked poker game, and leaves Waco as he is certain he would not get a fair trial. He joins an outlaw gang led by Curly Ivers (I. Stanford Jolley), whose lieutenant is Lou Garcia (Paul Fierro), a killer. Following a bank holdup in Pecos, Matt is captured. Two of Waco's leading citizens, Richards (Terry Frost) and Farley (Pierce Lyden), pay the Pecos sheriff (Russ Whiteman) the reward Waco had posted for Matt and bring him back to Waco. There, they tell him they want him to be the sheriff and drive out the lawless element. Matt has trouble with Kathy Clark (Pamela Blake) and her cowhands but she soon realizes that Matt is not a killer, and is a honest lawmen. The Texas Rangers capture Ivers and his gang, except for Garcia who has sworn to kill Matt before he is ever captured. Ivers warns Matt of Garcia. Matt takes off his badge, opens Ivers' cell and starts out to find Garcia. Ivers gives Matt wrong directions and then Ivers prepares to shoot Garcia when he comes looking for Matt. Garcia shoots Ivers and Matt, arriving back in town, kills Garcia. Ivers dies after wishing future happiness for Matt and Cathy.
21.
Montana Incident (1952) as Assistant Director
Whip Wilson (Whip Wilson) and his friend Dave Connors (Rand Brooks) survey the range for a railroad line, and are ordered to get out of the territory. The entire town and most of the land around it are owned by retired cattleman Martin (Hugh Prosser), who allows his oldest daughter, Clara (Peggy Stewart), who, unknown to Martin, has been milking the town dry with the aid of her fiancee (Bruce Edwards), over the objections of her sister Frances (Noel Neill.) Clara knows that the coming of the railroad will bring an end to her rule of the territory.
22.
Kansas Territory (1952) as Assistant Director
23.
Texas City (1952) as Assistant Director
24.
Dead Man's Trail (1952) as Assistant Director
25.
Night Raiders (1952) as Assistant Director
26.
The Gunman (1952) as Assistant Director
27.
Man from the Black Hills (1952) as Assistant Director
Jim Fallon (James Ellison as Jimmy Ellison) is summoned to Rim Rock by Hugh Delaney (Ray Bennett), an uncle he has not seen in years. Delaney wants to inform Jim that he has located Jim's elderly father, Pop Fallon (Stanley Andrews), who is blind, and that a young imposter who calls himself Jimmy Fallon (Rand Brooks)has established himself as Pop's son. Pop owns a rich gold mine and is cared for by his housekeeper Martha (Florence Lake.) Jim's pal Johnny (Johnny Mack Brown) accompanies him to Rim Rock. Before they can hear Delaney's story, Delaney is badly wounded as he and two miner friends, Ed Roper (Robert Bray) and Shealey (Stanley Price), hold up the stage and take a shipment of gold from the Fallon mine for the third time. In Rim Rock, neither Pop nor Martha believe Jim's story about Jimmy being an imposter. Jimmy is actually the son of Rim Rock storekeeper Pete Ingram (I. Stanford Jolley) who had waited for years to present Jimmy as Fallon's son and get control of Fallon's fortune.
28.
Colorado Ambush (1951) as Assistant Director
29.
Montana Desperado (1951) as Assistant Director
30.
Texas Lawmen (1951) as Assistant Director
31.
Abilene Trail (1951) as Assistant Director
32.
Blazing Bullets (1951) as Assistant Director
33.
Canyon Raiders (1951) as Assistant Director
Sam Wellman (I. Stanford Jolley), Lou Banks (Riley Hill) and Jack Marlin (Marshall Reed) have stolen horses from ranchers and have them corralled in Baxter Canyon, hoping to sell them at inflated prices to the Army with forged bill of sales. Whip Wilson (Whip Wilson) arrives in town in time to separate homesteader Texas Milburn (Fuzzy Knight) and gambler Hemingway (Bill Kennedy) from a gunfight caused by the latter's manipulation of the cards. Alice Long (Phyllis Coates), acting sheriff for her ill father, intercedes and meets Whip, who tells her he is looking for his rancher friend Jim Bannon (Jim Bannon) who has lost his horse herd to the rustlers. Texas and his wife Ruth (Barbara Woodell) arrive at their new new located at the entrance to Baxter Canyon and are driven off by the rustlers. Texas reports his plight to Alice, who arranges a posse to hide in a wagon which she drives to the canyon. The rustlers kill all but Alice, who they take prisoner. Whip, posing as an outlaw, infiltrates the gang in the hope of rescuing Alice and putting an end to the rustlers.
34.
Lawless Cowboys (1951) as Assistant Director
35.
The Longhorn (1951) as Assistant Director
A rancher heads up a trail drive of cattle to cross breed, but is undermined by his devious partner.
36.
Nevada Badmen (1951) as Assistant Director
37.
Man from Sonora (1951) as Assistant Director
Duke (Lee Roberts), Pete (John Merton) and Spence (Stanley Price) and later ambush ex-Ranger Johnny Mack Brown (Johnny Mack Brown) and steal his horse. In Silver Springs, town banker Allison Fred Allison (Sam Flint) is forced to borrow heavily from livery stable owner Ed Hooper (House Peters, Jr) to make good the hold-up losses. Johnny jumps Duke, gets a confession out of him that reveals Hooper as the gang leader, and sets out after Spence and receivers his stolen horse. He confronts Hooper, but is thrown in jail by an outlaw posing as a Marshal. Cinthy Allison (Phyllis Coates) recognizes the fake Marshal, and Hooper makes a break, with Johnny giving chase.
38.
Oklahoma Justice (1951) as Assistant Director
Johnny Mack Brown (Johnny Mack Brown), operating out of the Marshal's office, poses as a band bandit and stage robber, aided by his friend, stage driver Clancy (James Ellison as Jimmy Ellison), in order to learn the identity of a gang that has been pulling off stagecoach and bank robberies. The gang is headed by widowed ranch owner Ma Posey (Barbara Allen) and includes Blackie Marshall (Marshall Reed), Deuce Logan (Lane Bradford), Tad (Zon Murray) and a traveling bank examiner,Fleming (I. Stanford Jolley), who tips the gang off on money movement.
39.
Stage to Blue River (1951) as Assistant Director
Marshal Whip Wilson (Whip Wilson) and his pal, Texas (Fuzzy Knight), come to the aid of Joyce Westbrook (Phyllis Coates) after her father (Steve Clark) is killed by henchmen of a mysterious Mr. Blackwell, who is after the stage line contract left to Joyce. She tries to get a government mail contract, but one of the conditions is that her stage line must be proven safe. Whip, Texas and Ted Crosby (Lee Roberts) have several battles with the outlaws, and Whip learns that attorney Kingsley (John Hart) is one of the plotters and, with the help of the postmaster (William Fawcett), he discovers that Mr. Blackwell is really Sheriff Bill Preston (Pierce Lyden).
40.
Whistling Hills (1951) as Assistant Director
This somewhat off-the-beaten-path-formula for a Saturday matinee B-western has Johnny Mack Brown (Johnny Mack Brown) being hired by stageline owner Chet Norman (I. Stanford Jolley)to stop a series of stagecoach holdups that always take place when the driver, Pete (Bud Osborne), sees a mystery rider and hears the weird notes of a silver whistle. Sheriff Dave Holland (James Ellison as Jimmy Ellison), in love with Chet's niece, Beth Fairchild (Noel Neill), and jealous of Johnny, gives grudging help. Town banker Roger Claine (Marshall Reed), is the mastermind behind the gang led by the Mystery Rider and Slade (Lee Roberts), and is having an affair with waitress Cora (Pamela Duncan), and has promised her he will kill Slade when they have enough money. Beth is shot by Dave in an aborted holdup that reveals her to be the Mystery Rider, working with Claine in a spirit of revenge, thinking that her uncle had stolen the stageline from her father.
41.
Wanted Dead or Alive (1951) as Assistant Director
Taggart and his men are breaking wanted outlaws out of jail and then killing them for the reward money. Marshal's Whip, Jim, and Fuzzy have a plan to trap the gang. Whip poses as a wanted outlaw while Jim joins Taggart's gang and helps break him out. But there is trouble when gang member Mike, wanting a bigger cut, double-crosses everyone.
42.
Cavalry Scout (1951) as Assistant Director
43.
Stagecoach Driver (1951) as Assistant Director
44.
Outlaws of Texas (1950) as Assistant Director
While robbing the stage with Jeff Johnson (Tommy Farrell), outlaws Jordan (Terry Frost) and Wilkins (Zon Murray) kill the stage guard and leave Jeff unconscious on the trail, to be picked up by pursuing U.S. Marshals Tom Yeager (Whip Wilson) and "Hungry" Rogers. Posing as an outlaw, Tom is put in the same cell with Jeff, and, with Hungry's help, stages a jailbreak and takes Jeff with him on the latter's promise to lead him to an outlaw gang head by the supposedly-dead Bill Moore (Stanley Price). They find the gang led by Anne Moore (Phyllis Coates), who passes on the instructions of her infamous father. Wilkins, after an unsuccessful attempt to ambush Tom, is taken to jail where the gabby sheriff informs him of the two marshal's true identities. Tom and Anne take the loot from a staged-bank robbery to Moore, where Tom arrests him and Anne and declares that Moore is an imposter. Meanwhile, Jordan visits Wilkins in jail and learns about Tom being a lawman, and sets a trap for him.
45.
Cherokee Uprising (1950) as Assistant Director
46.
Outlaw Gold (1950) as Assistant Director
U.S. Marshals Dave Willis (Johnny Mack Brown) and Sandy Barrett (Milburn Morante), traveling incognito to investigate the robbery of a shipment of Mexican Government gold, rescue Kathy Martin (Jane Adams) from an outlaw ambush, after her father Joel Martin (Steve Clark), publisher of the Latigo newspaper, has been wounded. Later, Martin is killed, and Bull Jackson (Marshall Reed), who claims to have seen the crime, accuses Dave of the murder. Dave reveals he is a U.S. Ranger and Sheriff Doss (Bud Osborne) releases him. Roger Bigsby (Hugh Prosser), co-owner of the newspaper and secret leader of the outlaw gang, sends Jackson to ambush Dave, who escapes. Bigsby, learning that Sonny Lang (Myron Healey), a notorious gunman once jailed by Dave is being released from prison, sends for him and hires him to get rid of Dave, who is close to discovering that the stolen gold has been cast as newspaper type and shipped east.
47.
Joe Palooka Meets Humphrey (1950) as Assistant Director
Joe Palooka (Joe Kirkwood Jr). and Anne Howe (Pamela Blake) go to Harrow Hot Springs to spend their honeymoon and shortly after they arrive, Humphrey Pennyworth (Robert Coogan), good-natured, small-town blacksmith, who has repaired their car, arrives and explains that he always guarantees his work for 30 days and wants to be on hand to ensure the motor works okay. Before long, Joe is matched in a benefit bout with Johnson, but the latter is replaced by Humphrey after being kayoed by him after he insulted Joe. Johnson's manager, Belden (Jerome Cowan), quickly tries to arrange to manage Humphrey, but Joe's manager Knobby Walsh (Leon Errol) realizes that Humphrey's amazing super strength is a menace to Joe's career, so he poses as English fight manager Lord Cecil Poole and takes over the management of Humphrey. Belden has a couple of his henchmen kidnap Poole/Walsh.
48.
Arizona Territory (1950) as Assistant Director
Prospector Jeff Malloy (Whip Wilson) rescues Doris Devlin (Nancy Saunders), owner of a trading post, from an ambush planned by her uncle, Kilburn (John Merton), who is trying to scare her out of the territory so that he can continue his counterfeiting operations. Jeff is framed by the gang, but he and bumbling Marshal Luke Winslow (Andy Clyde)get on the trail after Doris is kidnapped by her uncle's gang.
49.
Jiggs and Maggie Out West (1950) as Assistant Director
50.
Gunfire (1950) as Assistant Director
51.
Train to Tombstone (1950) as Assistant Director
52.
Border Rangers (1950) as Assistant Director
53.
Silver Raiders (1950) as Assistant Director
54.
Everybody's Dancin' (1950) as Assistant Director
55.
I Shot Billy the Kid (1950) as Assistant Director
Another in the series of Don Barry starring films (who NEVER used Don 'Red' Barry as his billing except in his series of Republic westerns from 1940-44 and the serial "The Adventures of Red Ryder"), financed by Robert L. Lippert and produced by William Berke all as A Donald Barry Production in the late 40's and early 50's, this one pretty much follows the semi-inaccuracies and myths found in the vast majority of the films about Billy the Kid, while adding a narration - a trend found in many B-westerns of this period evidently under the mistaken impression it would add some class to the proceedings. It didn't. And having a 38-year-old actor play an outlaw who died when he was 21 gave Barry an opportunity to darken his hair to nearly black and pull out, what appears to be, the forelock hairpiece he used for the Red Ryder serial in 1940 to make him look more like the character as drawn by Fred Harman. It didn't make him look much like the real Billy the Kid, though.
56.
Sky Liner (1949) as Assistant Director
57.
Henry, the Rainmaker (1949) as Assistant Director
58.
Deputy Marshal (1949) as Assistant Director
A few minutes before he is killed by an unseen gunman using a split-butt rifle, in a saloon in Tumult, Wyoming, railway employee Harley Masters (Wheaton Chambers) gives a secret map to Deputy Marshal Ed Garry (Jon Hall.) Garry is questioned about the murder by Master's niece Janet (Frances Langford); her cousin Bill Masters (Russell Hayden); the town big-shot, Joel Benton (Dick Foran) and Doc Vinson (Clem Bevans). Garry meets Claire Benton (Julie Bishop) when her brother and his henchman Eli Cressett (Joe Sawyer) question Garry about the map. Garry accuses Cressett of being one of the two wanted men he is seeking. Cressett, aided by Benton, escapes from jail. Garry and Janet find a split-butt rifle near where one of her hands was killed in a rustling raid. They take it to town and Garry telegraphs the Winchester Arms Company and asks the name of the purchaser based on their serial number records. Cressett meets with Bill Masters, the real leader of the gang, and is offered more money if he will kill Benton. He agrees, but intends to double-cross Masters.
59.
Bomba on Panther Island (1949) as Assistant Director
Bomba the Jungle Boy must stop a man-eating black panther.
60.
Highway 13 (1949) as Assistant Director
61.
Fighting Fools (1949) as Assistant Director
The Bowery Boys help a boxer break up a fight-fixing gang.
62.
Arson--Inc. (1949) as Assistant Director
63.
Bomba, the Jungle Boy (1949) as Assistant Director
A photographer and his daughter discover a wild boy in the jungle.
64.
Jiggs and Maggie in Jackpot Jitters (1949) as Assistant Director
65.
Music Man (1948) as Assistant Director
66.
Smart Politics (1948) as Assistant Director
The growth of juvenile crime in a small town starts a movement for the building of a youth center. The project leaders discuss with the town mayor about buying an old warehouse from the city, and rebuilding it as the Center. The mayor, however, has his own plans to buy it himself for another project which he would profit from. The Teen-Agers, Freddy Trimball (Freddie Stewart), Dodie Rogers (June Preisser), Lee Watson (Warren Mills), Betty Rogers (Noel Neill), Roy Donne (Frankie Darro) and the rest of Monogram's non-delinquent juveniles, think otherwise and, while the mayor does buy the warehouse, he is forced to donate it to the Youth Center committee.
67.
Jungle Goddess (1948) as Assistant Director
When a plane carrying the daughter of a millionaire crashes in an African jungle, two pilots set out to collect the reward. They discover that she has become the goddess of a primitive tribe. An insurgent witch doctor and fierce wild animals make escape from the jungle difficult for the trio.
68.
Smart Woman (1948) as Assistant Director
A crusading DA falls for a defense attorney with a criminal past.
69.
The Prince of Thieves (1948) as Assistant Director
Robin Hood (Jon Hall) aids Lady Marian (Patricia Morison) and her brother (Michael Duane)to rescue the latter's betrothed Lady Christabel (Adele Jergens)from her father's house where she is being forced into a marriage against her will. The father recaptures his daughter and kidnaps Marian in the bargain. Robin gathers all of the merry men and a couple of grouches and routs the father's soldiers and slays him and his nephew. Friar Tuck (Alan Mowbray) then performs a triple wedding uniting Robin and Marian; the brother and the now-fatherless Christabel; and Little John (Walter Sande) and a handmaiden named Maude (Robin Raymond.)
70.
Thunder in the Pines (1948) as Assistant Director
71.
The Killers (1946) as Assistant Director
An insurance investigator uncovers a string of crimes when he tries to find a murdered boxer's beneficiary.
72.
Terror by Night (1946) as Assistant Director
Sherlock Holmes signs on to protect a priceless diamond from jewel thieves.
73.
Danger Woman (1946) as Assistant Director
74.
Idea Girl (1946) as Assistant Director
Larry Brewster (Jess Barker), partner in the music publishing firm of Brewster and Crow, returns from a trip to find that his partner, J. C. Crow (Alan Mowbray) has hired Pat O'Rourke (Julie Bishop)as a song plugger. Larry doesn't approve of the plan and, in a bad mood, refuses to see composer Wilfred Potts (George Dolenz)who is offering a song for publication. Pat, in spite of Larry's objections, stays on the job. She has the firm promote an amateur song-writing contest, and the winner is a submission by Potts, but because he used the name of Wicks, the firm can't locate him and is facing prosecution on charges of using the mail to conduct a fraudulent contest.
75.
Dressed to Kill (1946) as Assistant 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.
76.
The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (1945) as Assistant Director
Bachelor Harry Quincey, head designer in a small-town cloth factory, lives with his selfish sisters, glamorous hypochondriac Lettie and querulous widow Hester. His developing relationship with new colleague Deborah Brown promises happiness at last...thwarted by passive, then increasingly active opposition from one sister. Will Harry resort to desperate measures?
77.
Scarlet Street (1945) as Assistant Director
A middle aged wouldbe painter falls into the clutches of an unscrupulous woman.
78.
The Woman in Green (1945) as Assistant Director
Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of seemingly unrelated murders.
79.
The House of Fear (1945) as Assistant Director
80.
Pillow of Death (1945) as Assistant Director
Attorney Wayne Fletcher and his secretary are having an affair, so when Wayne's wife is found smothered to death, he becomes the prime suspect. As the police investigate the murder, a psychic with questionable motives tries to contact the deceased woman. Soon, Wayne begins seeing visions of his dead wife, and other people involved with the case begin to be killed, one by one.
81.
The Beautiful Cheat (1945) as Assistant Director
82.
Blonde Ransom (1945) as Assistant Director
83.
The Mummy's Ghost (1944) as Assistant Director
An Egyptian high priest (John Carradine) travels to America to reclaim the bodies of ancient Egyptian princess Ananka and her living guardian mummy Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.). Learning that Ananka^-s spirit has been reincarnated into another body, he kidnaps a young woman of Egyptian descent with a mysterious resemblance to the princess. However, the high priest^-s greedy desires cause him to loose control of the mummy...
84.
The Pearl of Death (1944) as Assistant Director
Sherlock Holmes investigates the link between a stolen pearl and a series of murders.
85.
The Scarlet Claw (1944) as Assistant Director
Sherlock Holmes investigates a haunting in a Canadian village vital to the war effort.
86.
Gypsy Wildcat (1944) as Assistant 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 fiancTe Tonio. Baron Tovar is also fascinated by Carla...especially when he notices her heraldic pendant.
87.
Jungle Woman (1944) as Assistant Director
Paula the ape woman (Acquanetta) is alive and well, and running around a creepy old sanitarium run by the kindly Dr. Fletcher (J. Carrol Naish), also reverting to her true gorilla form every once in a while to kill somebody.
88.
The Spider Woman (1944) as Assistant Director
Sherlock Holmes fakes his own death to expose a killer.
89.
My Gal Loves Music (1944) as Assistant Director
90.
All by Myself (1943) as Assistant Director
91.
The Lone Star Trail (1943) as Assistant Director
Rancher Blaze Barker (Johnny Mack Brown) returns to Dead Falls after being framed by land-grabbers and spending two years in jail. Paroled, he can't wear a gun, but is aided by Marshal Fargo Steele (Tex Ritter). The gang is out to gain control of all of the valley land before a dam is constructed. When Blaze raises the money to pay off the taxes on his ranch, he finds it has been marked to incriminate him.
92.
Never a Dull Moment (1943) as Assistant Director
93.
When Johnny Comes Marching Home (1943) as Assistant Director
94.
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) as Assistant Director
Graverobbers open the grave of the Wolfman and awake him. He doesn't like the idea of being immortal and killing people when the moon is full, so he tries to find Dr. Frankenstein, to kill him, but Frankenstein is dead and only his Monster is alive and this one wants to live, not to die like the Wolfman.
95.
Frontier Law (1943) as Assistant Director
Riding south from Montana, Jim Warren (Russell Hayden) and his friend, Ramblin' Rufe (Fuzzy Knight), discover that Jim's old pal, Dusty Norton (Dennis Moore), is working for triggerman Joe Hawkins (Jack Ingram). Later, Jim and Rufe see cattleman Frank Rodgers (Hal Taliaferro) kill cattleman Farrell (Michael Vallon) in self defense, after a dispute about the illegal grazing of Farrell's stock on Rodgers' land. The only other witness is Lois (Jennifer Holt), Rodgers' daughter. Rodgers is jailed, and Hawkins, who has also been stealing cattle from both ranches and altering the brands, tries to incite a lynching. Hawkins causes a confrontation between Jim and Dusty that leads to a climatic gun battle with the two old pals against the Hawkins gang.
96.
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943) as Assistant Director
Sherlock Holmes investigates murders at a rest home where Watson volunteers.
97.
Captive Wild Woman (1943) as Assistant Director
A mad scientist transplants human glands into a gorilla, turning the ape into a beautiful young woman (Acquanetta). However, a severe emotional jolt soon reverts her back into her primitive self with disastrous consequences.
98.
Arizona Trail (1943) as Assistant Director
When crafty Doc Wallace (Joseph J. Greene) sends for Johnny Trent (Tex Ritter) and his pal, Kansas (Fuzzy Knight) to come home to the Trent ranch in Arizona, Johnny meets Martha Brooks (Janet Shaw), who is caring for his invalid father (Erville Alderson), whose ranch some unknown enemy is trying to wrest away, as it has become suddenly valuable. Aided by Wayne Carson (Dennis Moore) and Martha, Johnny uncovers the culprit to be Doc Wallace, the supposed family friend.
99.
Cheyenne Roundup (1943) as Assistant Director
100.
Son of Dracula (1943) as Assistant Director
Carpathian Count Alucard is invited to the U.S. by a young "morbid" heiress (Katherine Caldwell). Her boyfriend (Frank Stanley) and local officials are suspicious of the newcomer, who is interested in the "virile" soil of the new world.
101.
You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith (1943) as Assistant Director
A young woman marries a soldier to fulfill the conditions of a will. However, when she gets ready to divorce him, she realizes that she actually loves him, and determines to find a way to stay married to him.
102.
Rhythm of the Islands (1943) as Assistant Director
103.
It Comes Up Love (1943) as Assistant Director
104.
Get Going (1943) as Assistant Director
105.
Unseen Enemy (1942) as Assistant Director
106.
The Mad Doctor of Market Street (1942) as Assistant Director
A mad scientist is forced to leave San Francisco when his experiments become known. He lands on a tropical island, takes control and terrorizes the local populace. The survivor of a shipwreck washes ashore on the island, sees what is happening and determines to free the natives from his rule.
107.
Don't Get Personal (1942) as Assistant Director
108.
Treat 'Em Rough (1942) as Assistant Director
Accompanied by his trainer, Hotfoot (William Frawley), and his handyman/valet, Snake-eyes (Mantan Moreland), prizefighter Bill Kingsford (Eddie Albert), aka The Panama Kid, returns to his home town to help clear his dad, Gray Kingsford (Lloyd Corrigan), of graft involving several thousand gallons of oil hijacked from his own company. Betty (Peggy Moran), Mr. Kingsford's secretary, overhears a conversation between company officials Wetherbee (Joseph Crehan) and Perkins (Truman Bradley) ordering a gunman to intercept Kingsford on a trip to check a suspicious truck movement, and she warns Bill. The henchman manages to stop and slug Kingsford, but is himself killed when he tries to flee and his car bursts into fire. The police think the dead man is Kingsford, so Bill hides him while he and Betty try to get evidence against the real culprits.
109.
Behind the Eight Ball (1942) as Assistant Director
110.
Escape from Hong Kong (1942) as Assistant Director
111.
Bombay Clipper (1942) as Assistant Director
112.
Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941) as Assistant Director
A filmmaker tries to sell a script about con artists taking on the Russian millionaires of Mexico.
113.
Li'l Abner (1940) as Assistant Director
114.
Riders of Pasco Basin (1940) as Assistant Director
115.
West of Carson City (1940) as Assistant Director
When a gold strike turns a ghost town into a boom town, Gorman arrives to open his crooked gambling hall and Judge Harkins arrives to bring law and order. Jim Bannister is aiding the Judge by bringing in Gorman's outlaws and to lure Jim into a trap, Gorman's men kidnap the Judge and his daughter for bait.
116.
Arizona Legion (1939) as Assistant Director
A federal agent infiltrates an outlaw band that's taken over a western town.
117.
The Witness Vanishes (1939) as Assistant Director
118.
Mad Youth (1939) as Director
A conflict between a mother and daughter forces the daughter into a prostitution ring.
119.
Racketeers of the Range (1939) as Assistant Director
Gangsters take up rustling in the wild West.
120.
Three of a Kind (1936) as Assistant Director
121.
Lady Luck (1936) as Assistant Director
122.
The Dark Hour (1936) as Assistant Director
123.
Tango (1936) as Assistant Director
124.
Hitch Hike to Heaven (1936) as Assistant Director
125.
Below the Deadline (1936) as Assistant Director
126.
Murder at Glen Athol (1936) as Assistant Director
127.
The Little Red Schoolhouse (1936) as Assistant Director
128.
Ring Around the Moon (1936) as Assistant Director
129.
Missing Girls (1936) as Assistant Director
130.
It Couldn't Have Happened (But It Did) (1936) as Assistant Director
131.
Circumstantial Evidence (1935) as Assistant Director
132.
False Pretenses (1935) as Assistant Director
133.
Public Opinion (1935) as Assistant Director
134.
Condemned to Live (1935) as Assistant Director
After a series of murders, a man finds out that his mother was bitten by a vampire bat during her pregnancy, and he believes that he may be the vampire committing the murders.
135.
Symphony of Living (1935) as Assistant Director
136.
The Girl Who Came Back (1935) as Assistant Director
137.
A Shot in the Dark (1935) as Assistant Director
138.
Death from a Distance (1935) as Assistant Director
139.
Happiness C.O.D. (1935) as Assistant Director
140.
Sons of Steel (1934) as Assistant Director
141.
In Love with Life (1934) as Assistant Director
142.
One in a Million (1934) as Assistant Director
143.
Port of Lost Dreams (1934) as Assistant Director
144.
The World Accuses (1934) as Assistant Director
145.
The Ghost Walks (1934) as Assistant Director
146.
The Road to Ruin (1934) as Director
An innocent girl falls in with a crowd devoted to pot and free love.
147.
Stolen Sweets (1934) as Assistant Director
148.
Murder in the Museum (1934) as Director
149.
Fugitive Road (1934) as Assistant Director
150.
Green Eyes (1934) as Assistant Director
The owner of a large mansion in the country throws a costume party for some of his friends. However, the party turns sour when he is found stabbed to death in a closet. The police and a guest try to discover who committed the murder.
151.
City Park (1934) as Assistant Director
152.
Twin Husbands (1934) as Assistant Director
153.
Women Won't Tell (1933) as Assistant Director
154.
Forgotten (1933) as Assistant Director
155.
Dance Girl Dance (1933) as Assistant Director
156.
Sucker Money (1933) as Director
157.
I Have Lived (1933) as Assistant Director
158.
Notorious but Nice (1933) as Assistant Director
159.
By Appointment Only (1933) as Assistant Director
160.
Murder on the Campus (1933) as Assistant Director
161.
In the Money (1933) as Assistant Director
162.
Probation (1932) as Assistant Director
163.
Slightly Married (1932) as Assistant Director
164.
The Secrets of Wu Sin (1932) as Assistant Director
165.
A Scarlet Week-End (1932) as Assoc dir
166.
Cross-Examination (1932) as Assistant Director
167.
The Drifter (1932) as Assistant Director
168.
The Lawless Woman (1931) as Assistant Director
169.
The Lady from Nowhere (1931) as Assistant Director
170.
The Hurricane Horseman (1931) as Assistant Director
Gomex has kidnapped Don Roberto and is holding him for ransom. Hoping to rescue Roberto and his daughter, Smith gets a job in Gomez's camp supposedly to repair their guns. Instead he fixes the guns so they will misfire. When Gomez refuses to let him go, he sends his horse for the Sheriff.
171.
Today (1930) as Assistant Director
172.
Ladies in Love (1930) as Assistant Director

Writer (feature film)

173.
The Man from Hell (1934) as Cont
Clint Mason returns from prison after serving three years for a crime he didn't commit and finds his girl friend is about to marry Anse McCloud. He suspects McCloud is the wanted murderer that escaped from the same prison he was in. But McCloud has a large gang that includes the Marshal and Clint's life is quickly in danger.

Producer (feature film)

174.
South of Panama (1941) as Associate Producer
Jan Martin, sister of government chemist Paul Martin, realizes she is being followed by enemy agents after her brother. She ignores him at the Panama airport and embraces a stranger, Mile Lawrence, instead. Enemy agents Lake and Wilton are convinced that Mike is her brother and attempt to trap the pair. They get away but Jan disappears. Disguised with a black wig and new makeup, Jan becomes Dolores and gets a job singing at a cafe. Spotting Jan without her disguise, Mike follows her down an alley where they are trapped by Raynor, another espionage agent. They get away and Jan also gets away from Mike. Later, both Mike and Jan are captured and the agents realize that Mike is not the brother they are after. Paul is also brought to the hideout, but Mike gets the drop on them.
175.
Gambling Daughters (1941) as Associate Producer
176.
Delinquent Parents (1938) as Associate Producer
Rich boy marries poor girl. Poor girl gets pregnant. Rich boy's parents don't know they're married, forbid him to see her anymore. Rich boy dumps poor girl, poor girl gives baby up for adoption. Rich boy and his family are happy, poor girl and her family are miserable...
177.
Slander House (1938) as Associate Producer

Film Production - Main (feature film)

178.
Crime in the Streets (1956) as Production Manager
A social worker tries to end juvenile crime by getting involved with a street gang.
179.
No Greater Sin (1941) as Production Manager
180.
The Range Busters (1940) as Production Manager
181.
La Inmaculada (1939) as Production Manager
182.
The House of Secrets (1936) as Production Manager
Globe-trotter Barry Wilding (Leslie Fenton) intercedes when a man annoys Julie Kenmore (Muriel Evans) on a ship crossing the English Channel, but she refuses to tell him her name or address. Barry determines to find her in London, but he is summoned to a lawyer's office and informed that he has inherited "The Hawk's Nest", a large estate outside London. He has to sign a declaration that he will never sell the property. He arrives there and is roughly put off his own property be trespassers who have taken up residence. Despite offers to buy the estate and warnings to get out of England, Barry refuses to do either. Julie appears and tells Barry she is living at "The Hawk's Nest" and he must allow her and her father, Dr. Kenmore (Morgan Wallace), to continue to live there for at least six months, and he can not visit her there. But Barry continues to try to solve the mystery that surrounds his inheritance even after being attacked by three American gangsters. Barry tries to enlist the aid of Scotland Yard, but, for some unfathomable reason, they refuse to help him. Mystery piles on mystery before the amazing and unusual conclusion.

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