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Also Known As: Died: December 28, 1984
Born: February 21, 1925 Cause of Death: series of heart attacks
Birth Place: Fresno, California, USA Profession: Director ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Osterman Weekend, The (1983) as Director
Once a year John Tanner spends a long weekend with his three best friends from college. When he is approached by a CIA agent who has evidence proving that his three pals are actually spy's working with the Soviet Union, he reluctantly allows, his house to be wired with video surveillance equipment s
2.
Convoy (1978) as Director
Truckers form a mile-long convoy to protest the actions of an abusive sheriff.
3.
Cross Of Iron (1977) as Director
A squad of German soldiers fighting on the Eastern Front during WWII led by a battle-hardened officer fight to survive Soviet attacks and dogmatic commanders in a chaotic and lethal environment in this sympathetic portrayal of another side of the war not commonly portrayed in Hollywood film.
4.
Killer Elite, The (1975) as Director
Two professional killers employed by the C.I.A. become dangerous enemies when one of them betrays the other.
5.
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) as Director
Southwestern lawbreakers vie for the bounty on a rapist's head.
6.
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973) as Director
The legendary outlaw clashes with his former best friend, now the sheriff.
7.
Junior Bonner (1972) as Director
An aging rodeo rider tries to deal with his dysfunctional family.
8.
The Getaway (1972) as Director
Doc McCoy has been granted parole. The catch is that Sheriff Beynon expects a small favour from McCoy for his generocity: robbing another bank! Beynon does not really intend to let McCoy walk away after the heist and neither does co-robber Rudy Butler, but stopping Doc proves a trifle difficult.
9.
Straw Dogs (1972) as Director
Upon moving to Britain to get away from American violence, astrophysicist David Sumner and his wife Amy are bullied and taken advantage of by the locals hired to do contruction. When David finally takes a stand it escalates quickly into a bloody battle as the locals assault his house.
10.
The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) as Director
Cable Hogue is left to die in the dessert. After days of wandering the dunes he collapses from dehydration and heat-exhastion. He notices some mud on his boot however and manages to uncover a mudhole turn it into a life-saving puddle. Eventually he sets up rest stop here and sells water and provisions to travellers and prospers. He takes in a young woman into his dessert home named Hildy who was expelled from Gila for lowering the morals of the town.
11.
The Wild Bunch (1969) as Director
A group of aging cowboys look for one last score in a corrupt border town.
12.
Major Dundee (1965) as Director
Cavalry misfits cross the Mexican border to destroy an Indian outpost.
13.
Ride the High Country (1962) as Director
Two aging gunslingers sign on to transport gold from a remote mining town.
14.
The Deadly Companions (1961) as Director
To make amends for killing a man, a Civil War veteran accompanies his corpse through dangerous territory.
15.
Seven Angry Men (1955) as Dialogue Director
A fanatical abolitionist leads a personal war against slave owners in Kansas.
16.
Private Hell 36 (1954) as Dialogue Director
Two LA detectives get in over their heads when they get involved with a nightclub singer who holds the key to the missing loot from a New York elevator robbery. Once they find the money, they are tempted to keep it and betrayal and corruption come to run the order of things.

Cast (feature film)

17.
Hollywood Mavericks (1990) as Himself
A documentary about some of Hollywood's unorthodox film directors.
18.
The Visitor (1979) as Sam
A young girl with telekinetic powers becomes the center of a battle between good and evil.
19.
China 9, Liberty 37 (1978)
Condemned gunman Clayton is given a last minute reprieve on condition he murders rancher Matthew for a railway company. Visiting Matthew's ranch, Clayton is unable to bring himself to kill Matthew and leaves, but Matthew's wife, Catherine, believing she has killed Matthew during an argument joins Clayton. Matthew, still alive, and mad as hell joins Clayton's equally angered employers to hunt down the pair
20.
21.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) as Charlie Buckholtz, gas meter reader
Soulless pods take over the inhabitants of a small California town.
22.
An Annapolis Story (1955) as Pilot in added scenes
Two brothers enrolled at the U.S. Naval Academy fall in love with the same girl.
23.
Dial Red O (1955) as Cook
The first of the five films where Bill Elliott played a detective lieutenant in the L.A Sheriff's department, Dial Red "O" (the correct title with the number 0 (zero), as on a telephone dial, shown in ") opens with war-torn veteran Ralph Wyatt (Keith Larsen) getting word that his wife is divorcing him, and he flees the psychiatric ward of the veteran's hospital, wanting to talk to her. His escape touches off an all-out manhunt, led by Lieutenant Andy Flynn (Bill Elliott) of the sheriff's department. Wyatt's wife, Connie (Helene Stanley) is having an affair with Norman Roper (Paul Picerni), a judo expert in Wyatt's old Marine unit. When Roper refuses to divorce his own wife (Regina Gibson) to marry Connie, they have a violent quarrel in Connie's apartment. Roper kills Connie and incriminates Wyatt, who is arrested and held on suspicion of homicide. Convinced that Roper is the real murderer, Wyatt escapes from his cell in the Hollywood Sheriff's office, and goes to Roper's home. Lt. Flynn has discovered evidence pointing to Roper as the killer, and arrives in time to prevent Wyatt from killing him. Jazzman Shorty Rogers (and his Giants) are also on hand as part of the Hollywood night life. The Elliott role name was changed to Andy Doyle for the following four films in the series, as there was a real Andy Flynn working in law enforcement in Los Angeles.
24.
Wichita (1955) as Teller
Wyatt Earp fights to straighten out a crooked cow town.

Writer (feature film)

25.
Straw Dogs (2011)
When David and Amy Sumner return to her hometown in the Deep South, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts re-emerge with the locals, including Amy's ex-boyfriend Charlie, leading to violence.
26.
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) as From Story
Southwestern lawbreakers vie for the bounty on a rapist's head.
27.
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) as Screenwriter
Southwestern lawbreakers vie for the bounty on a rapist's head.
28.
Straw Dogs (1972) as Screenwriter
Upon moving to Britain to get away from American violence, astrophysicist David Sumner and his wife Amy are bullied and taken advantage of by the locals hired to do contruction. When David finally takes a stand it escalates quickly into a bloody battle as the locals assault his house.
29.
The Wild Bunch (1969) as Screenwriter
A group of aging cowboys look for one last score in a corrupt border town.
30.
Villa Rides (1968) as Screenwriter
Drama detailing the bandit career of Mexico's folk hero, Pancho Villa.
31.
The Glory Guys (1965) as Screenwriter
Cavalry officers fight over how to handle Indian relations.
32.
Major Dundee (1965) as Screenwriter
Cavalry misfits cross the Mexican border to destroy an Indian outpost.

Producer (feature film)

33.
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973) as Producer
The legendary outlaw clashes with his former best friend, now the sheriff.
34.
The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) as Producer
Cable Hogue is left to die in the dessert. After days of wandering the dunes he collapses from dehydration and heat-exhastion. He notices some mud on his boot however and manages to uncover a mudhole turn it into a life-saving puddle. Eventually he sets up rest stop here and sells water and provisions to travellers and prospers. He takes in a young woman into his dessert home named Hildy who was expelled from Gila for lowering the morals of the town.

Music (feature film)

35.
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) as Song
Southwestern lawbreakers vie for the bounty on a rapist's head.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

36.
Crime in the Streets (1956) as Dial coach
A social worker tries to end juvenile crime by getting involved with a street gang.
37.
Dial Red O (1955) as Dial supv
The first of the five films where Bill Elliott played a detective lieutenant in the L.A Sheriff's department, Dial Red "O" (the correct title with the number 0 (zero), as on a telephone dial, shown in ") opens with war-torn veteran Ralph Wyatt (Keith Larsen) getting word that his wife is divorcing him, and he flees the psychiatric ward of the veteran's hospital, wanting to talk to her. His escape touches off an all-out manhunt, led by Lieutenant Andy Flynn (Bill Elliott) of the sheriff's department. Wyatt's wife, Connie (Helene Stanley) is having an affair with Norman Roper (Paul Picerni), a judo expert in Wyatt's old Marine unit. When Roper refuses to divorce his own wife (Regina Gibson) to marry Connie, they have a violent quarrel in Connie's apartment. Roper kills Connie and incriminates Wyatt, who is arrested and held on suspicion of homicide. Convinced that Roper is the real murderer, Wyatt escapes from his cell in the Hollywood Sheriff's office, and goes to Roper's home. Lt. Flynn has discovered evidence pointing to Roper as the killer, and arrives in time to prevent Wyatt from killing him. Jazzman Shorty Rogers (and his Giants) are also on hand as part of the Hollywood night life. The Elliott role name was changed to Andy Doyle for the following four films in the series, as there was a real Andy Flynn working in law enforcement in Los Angeles.
38.
At Gunpoint (1955) as Dial dir
39.
An Annapolis Story (1955) as Dial supv
Two brothers enrolled at the U.S. Naval Academy fall in love with the same girl.
40.
Riot in Cell Block 11 (1954) as Production Assistant
A prisoner leads his counterparts in a protest for better living conditions which turns violent and ugly.

Writer (special)

41.
Sharpshooter, The (1958) as Writer
The pilot film for "The Rifleman." The story of Lucas McCain, alias "The Rifleman," and his young son, Mark, and their attempt to begin new lives as ranchers in North Fork, a growing New Mexico town. In the pilot episode, Lucas, newly arrived in North Fork, attempts to win the money he needs to bu

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