TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)
Frank F. Planer - NOT AVAILABLE
Find what your looking for faster use the search field below to shop for titles.
OR ... Click here to VOTE > for this person to be released on Home Video
|Also Known As:||Died:||January 18, 1963|
|Born:||March 29, 1894||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Profession:||Cinematography ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Cinematography (feature film)
A young writer gets caught up in a party girl''s carefree existence.
Epic retelling of Christ''s life and the effects of his teachings on those around him.
A malicious student tries to destroy the teachers at a girls' school.
Indians try to reclaim a rancher''s adopted daughter.
A headstrong girl fights the strictures of the Catholic church in Europe and the Belgian Congo.
A young actress makes all the wrong moves trying to break in on Broadway.
Feuding families vie for water rights in the old West.
A British naval officer helps Spanish peasants haul a large cannon cross-country to battle Napoleon.
Brother mountain climbers clash over how to deal with the survivor of a plane crash.
A medical student will stop at nothing to become a top surgeon.
The new priest at a Chinese mission takes an unorthodox approach to spreading God''s word.
Hitchhiker Johnny McBride is badly hurt and loses his memory when the car he is riding in crashes. Two years later, a clue leads him to his old home town, where he finds he is a murder suspect. Johnny tries to discover the truth about the murder, while pursued by gangsters and several seductive women.
Naval officers begin to suspect their captain of insanity.
A plane crash strands a policeman and his prisoner in the wilderness.
A doctor returned from the Korean War must choose between setting up a glamorous practice and helping the poor.
A renegade sea captain uses a pioneering submarine to force peace on the world.
A runaway princess in Rome finds love with a reporter who knows her true identity.
A taxi driver gets mixed up with jewel thieves.
A young boy dreams that his piano teacher is a super-villain out to rule the world.
An escaped mental patient tries to prove he''s not a serial killer.
A swordsman and poet helps another man woo the woman he loves.
WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather information. The scheme is risky: the Gestapo retains a terribly efficient network to identify and capture spies and deserters. Moreover, it is not clear that "Tiger", who does not mind any dirty work as long as the price is right, and war-weary "Happy", who might be easily betrayed by his feelings, are dependable agents. After Tiger and another American agent are successfully infiltrated, Happy is parachuted in Bavaria. His duty: find out the whereabouts of a powerful German armored unit moving towards the western front.
A telephone repairman gets mixed up with illegal gambling.
Movie star Collier Laing is recalled to active duty with the Army Criminal Investigation Division. His mission: to sweep debutante Marita Connell off her feet and flush out her former boyfriend, who's sent her jewels stolen in occupied Germany. Soon it's a question of who's sweeping whom; Miss Connell's nickname is "Killer." But when she wants to elope, Laing begins to have qualms.
A man tries to save his fickle ex-wife from her criminal lover.
Prof. Andrew Gentling, in Los Angeles to help found a new college, is inveigled by old flame Catherine Sykes into a midnight drive. Next day Catherine is missing, believed killed; friend Martha convinces Andrew that he's a prime suspect and should investigate before he's arrested. But this only puts Andrew in a more deadly kind of danger.
An unscrupulous boxer claws his way to the top.
A window dresser in a department store feels a strange attraction to a statue in the display. One night he impulsively kisses her; she comes to life and reveals herself to be Venus, the goddess of love.
A woman's lifelong love for a callous concert pianist leads to tragedy.
A deposed king fights for his life while hiding out at a farm.
Returning a lost wallet gains unemployed veteran Chuck Scott a job as chauffeur to Eddie Roman, a seeming gangster whose enemies have a way of meeting violent ends. The job proves nerve-wracking, and soon Chuck finds himself pledged to help Eddie's lovely, fearful, prisoner-wife Lorna to escape. The result leaves Chuck caught like a rat in a trap, vainly seeking a way out through dark streets. But the real chase begins when the strange plot virtually starts all over again...
When her soldier lover disappears, a young woman gives up their child to her sister, only to have the man return intent on building a family.
An amnesiac thinks he''s a popular bandleader.
Dagwood and Blondie have each written checks for charity unaware the other has done so. To cover the amounts they enter a song-writing contest. Meanwhile Mr. Dithers wants Dagwood to soften up a female client in order to close a real estate deal.
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
A surprise visit from his brother almost blows an undercover agent out of the water.
When he loses his lead singer, bandleader Kay Kyser can''t find a replacement he likes.
A mystery writer and his wife investigate a murder at a charity benefit.
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
An English author must search for a new cook when he moves to rural Massachussetts.
The crew of a torpedoed ship fights to take out an enemy sub.
A would-be censor''s brother produces a Broadway show with a controversial star.
Following three flops in a row, Broadway stage producer Willard Samson (William Gaxton)is told by wealthy divorcee Donna Davis (Cobina Wright, Jr.)that she will finance a show but only if she is the star. The fact she can neither sing, act nor dance does not deter Samson. His press agent, Ken Douglas (Don Ameche), lives in a theatrical boarding house run by his friend from vaudeville, Larry Martin (Jack Oakie), where he meets Jeanie Maxwell (Janet Blair), singing teacher and aspiring songwriter from, of course, Altoona, Pa., who has come to New York to sell her songs. Samson is not interested in her songs as much as he is her stage abilities, but he can't get rid of Donna. Ken is also plugging for Samson to use the vaudeville acts, living at the boarding house, who can't get work because there is no more vaudeville, despite the fact that some of the acts are examples of what killed vaudeville in the first place. The show appears to have potential, with the exception of Donna, when Ken convinces her she is the perfect "outdoorable girl" for a publicity campaign and takes her to the countryside. Samson frames them as being dangerous counterfeiters and they are arrested by the country sheriff (Lee 'Lasses' White), and Samson rushes Jeanie into the star role for the final dress rehearsal. But Donna is released from jail, returns to the show for opeing night and it is a miserable flop. Jeanie returns to Altoona, Samson goes on a drunken binge and Ken tries to save the show by convincing Donna into quitting.
A submarine captain tries to warn the Navy about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
A disgraced pilot sets out to regain his son''s respect.
A musician's ex-wife wants him back after he finds love and success.
The producers of a musical each hire different women to star.
When a fire leaves him hideously scarred, an immigrant turns to crime.
Sisters working at a hotel try to hide a dead body before the next convention arrives.
A reformed thief uncovers a spy ring while investigating a murder at sea.
A college dean tries to keep a nightclub from opening too close to his campus.
A woman on the verge of divorce recalls her heartbreaking attempts to adopt a child.
Amid rumors of war in Europe, a group of Americans rush homeward aboard a British freighter.
Agadez is a lonely French outpost baking under the desert sun and commanded by the cruel and oppressive Captain Savatt (C. Henry Gordon.) To it comes, at his own request, Legionnaire Jim Wilson (Paul Kelly) soon followed by his fiancee, Carla Preston (Lorna Gray), who has been tracing him from post to post. Legionnaires seize the fort and turn Savitt loose in the Arab-haunted desert with only a fraction of the water and food needed to get back to civilization. But Savitt gets through and returns to the fort at the head of an avenging troop of men. But Arabs surround Savitt and his men, and the mutineers, knowing that to leave the fort and aid them means their own death...
A student accused of tattling fights to regain her classmates' trust.
An unhappy heiress falls in love with her stodgy sister's freethinking fiance.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
Vienna in the beginning of the twentieth century. Cavalry Lieutenant Fritz Lobheimer is about to end his affair with Baroness Eggerdorff when he meets the young Christine, the daughter of an opera violinist. Baron Eggerdorff however soon hears of his past misfortune...
An American millionaire, who had always bad luck with women, bets that he can live without them for five years. But after four and a half years travling around on his yacht, he rescues a lady from drowning in the English Channel.
Documentary about the final days of Marilyn Monroe, including an account of the making and eventual abandonment in 1962 of the last film on which Monroe worked -- "Something's Got to Give" The program includes the world television premiere of a 37-minute reconstruction of the footage shot for this u
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute