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John Rawlins

John Rawlins


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Also Known As: Died: May 20, 1997
Born: June 9, 1902 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: Long Beach, California, USA Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

Lost Lagoon (1958) as Director
A man tries to start a new life on a Pacific island, but is haunted by memories of the family he left behind.
Shark River (1953) as Director
Fort Defiance (1951) as Director
A Civil War veteran returns to his hometown to avenge his brother's death.
Rogue River (1950) as Director
The story of two step-brothers, raised by their father, the chief of police, in a small Oregon lumber town. One brother is hard-working, always within the law, the other a 'rogue.' When gold dust comes up missing from a crime scene, brother is pitted against brother and the father sides against one of the brothers.
Boy from Indiana (1950) as Director
Massacre River (1949) as Director
Guy Madison, Rory Calhoun, Carole Mathews, Cathy Downs, Johnny Sands, Steve Brodie, Art Baker, Iron Eyes Cody, Queenie Smith. Two army officers compete for the hand of the colonel''s daughter in this western romance which features a subplot involving a sneaky gambler and Indians on the warpath.
Michael O'Halloran (1948) as Director
The Arizona Ranger (1948) as Director
A disgraced veteran wanders the West alone until he decides to help a battered woman.
Dick Tracy's Dilemma (1947) as Director
Dick Tracy takes on "The Claw" in this crime thriller
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947) as Director
Dick Tracy tracks down a bank robber using nerve gas.
Her Adventurous Night (1946) as Director
Strange Conquest (1946) as Director
In this remake of Universal's 1938 "The Crime of Dr. Hallet", two scientists, Dr. Paul Harris (Lowell Gilmore) and Dr. William Sommers (Peter Cookson), are seeking a cure for a jungle fever. Sommers dies after inoculating himself with a new serium. Gilmore, in order to continue to receive the financial backing that Sommers had, assumes his identity and carrys on the work with newly-arrived Dr. Mary Harris (Jane Wyatt.) Sommers widow Virginia (Julie Bishop) also drops in and accuses Harris of murdering her husband. To prove his innocence, Mary, who is in love with him, inoculates herself with the Harris serium.
Sudan (1945) as Director
Young, lovely Naila becomes queen of the ancient Egyptian kingdom of Khemis when her father is killed in a slave revolt. Continuing her penchant for going incognito among the people, she seeks out rebel leader Herua. But through palace treachery, she herself is captured and enslaved. After various adventures, she finds herself rescued by (and attracted to) the very rebel she was seeking. Will gratitude or revenge win out? Gorgeous scenery and costumes.
Follow the Boys (1944) as Dir of addl scenes
Ladies Courageous (1944) as Director
We've Never Been Licked (1943) as Director
WWII morale film for Texas A&M graduates fighting overseas. Young Brad Craig (Langton) enters the military school with a chip on his shoulder which Mitchum and other upperclassmen quickly knock off. Once adjusted, Craig falls in love with a professor's beautiful daughter, only to find she is in love with his roommate, played by Noah Beery. In the meantime, Craig associates with Japanese spies (including William Frawley of "I Love Lucy") bent on stealing a secret chemical compound being worked on a the University. But is he one of them, or a double agent for his country?
The Great Impersonation (1942) as Director
An unconscious man is found in a boat which drifts to the landing of an isolated African outpost where Baron von Ragenstein (Ralph Bellamy), an enemy agent, recognizes the man as his exact double, Sir Edward Dominey (Ralph Bellamy), with whom von Ragenstein went to school. He plots to kill Dominey and pose as the dead man.He learns about Dominey's broken marriage to Muriel (Evelyn Ankers) and his relation to Sir Ronald (Aubrey Mather), head of home defense. Back at the Dominey estate,Muriel is delighted with the change in Dominey, and Sir Ronald gives the spy a confidential position.The situation is complicated by Bardinet(Edward Norris), Muriel's admirer who, like von Regenstein, is under orders from Seaman (Henry Danielle), chief of the enemy agents. Another difficulty is Baroness Stephanie (Kaaren Verne), a spy who loves von Regenstein. The jealous Bardinet tells Muriel that Dominey is an imposter and she tells Sir Ronald. At Police headquarters Dominey reveals that, in Africa, it was actually von Regenstein that was killed and that he, Dominey posing as von Regenstein, has been playing the dual role in order to uncover the enemy leaders.
Halfway to Shanghai (1942) as Director
Since the film credit frames and pressbooks were often finished before the film was completed there was quite often data shown there that didn't match what was often seen or heard in the film, especially when players were replaced during production, or character names were changed, for whatever reasons, during production. This film contains many character names on the cast and pressbook credits that were not the character names used in the film. The film itself concerns a train hurtling through the night toward Rangoon (which must be half-way to Shanghai from some point) and the efforts of two Nazi agents to acquire a map showing the location of Chinese Army munitions buried at the terminus of the Burma Road. Kent Taylor and Irene Hervey are lovers reunited after a two year period in which she thought he was dead and, other than Taylor getting knocked on the head when George Zucco murders the man carrying the munitions map, have little to do with the plots and counterplots taking place on the train. A somewhat mousey secretary, played by Fay Helm, brings the culprits to justice at the end.
Overland Mail (1942) as Director
Government agents Jim Lane (Lon Chaney Jr.) and Sierra Pete (Noah Beery Jr.) are sent to investigate the breakdown of the U.S. Mail delivery in the La Paz country, which is carried by the Overland Company operated by Tom Gilbert (Tom Chatterton) and his daughter Barbara (Helen Parrish.) Aided by their friend, Buckskin Bill Burke (Don Terry), they discover that Frank Chadwick (Noah Beery), using white renegades disguised as Indians, is behind the trouble as he wants the mail franchise owned by Gilbert's stageline.
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942) as Director
Sherlock Holmes investigates acts of terrorism linked to Nazi radio broadcasts.
Mississippi Gambler (1942) as Director
A journalist finds out, that a plantation owner he meets is a gangster the police is looking for, who has changed his face with plastic surgery.
Arabian Nights (1942) as Director
Half-brothers vie for an Arabian throne and the love of a beautiful storyteller.
Unseen Enemy (1942) as Director
Torpedo Boat (1942) as Director
Bombay Clipper (1942) as Director
Raiders of the Desert (1941) as Director
Mr. Dynamite (1941) as Director
Men of the Timberland (1941) as Director
Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga (1941) as Director
Steve (Charles Lang), Skat(Eddie Quillan) and other members of a high-ridin', rug-cuttin' musical combo from Oklahoma set off to conquer Broadway, only to find that rhumba-rhythm is all the rage. They decide to sail for Havana to learn the rhythm and pick up the accent, and, on board the ship, Steve meets Rosita Alvarez (Helen Parrish) who is Cuba-bound with her father, Pop Alvarez (Leon Errol), a merry confidence man. All have problems they expect to be solved by Madame La Zonda (Lupe Velez), but they arrive and find that the exotic queen of the rhumba's night club has gone broke. Another confidence man, Beheegan (William Frawley), who has sold a few city halls in his day, provides the answer to everything; using a satchel filled with ill-gotten gains and under the watchful eyes of Alvin (Big Boy Williams), Gabby (Shemp Howard) and Maxwell (Frank Mitchell), he purchases several mythical plantations in South America from Pop.
Sea Raiders (1941) as Director
Mutiny in the Arctic (1941) as Director
A Dangerous Game (1941) as Director
Junior G-Men (1940) as Director
The Leatherpushers (1940) as Director
Young Fugitives (1938) as Director
Old Joel Bentham (Harry Davenport) is awarded $50,000 as the last surviving Civil War veteran in his part of the country. His fellow townsmen in Cleardale are more than willing to help him spend it, but he remembers their neglectful years and decides to spend it as he sees fit. He offers a home to Meg (Dorothea Kent) who has been forced into a hobo life by economic stress and also takes in Ray Riggins (Robert Wilcox), wild young grandson of a war comrade. He promises to make Ray his heir, against the advice of his servant, Benjie Collins (Clem Bevans.) Ray plans, with the aid of some former criminal pals, to rob the old man but changes his mind and is fighting a losing battle against the crooks when a corps of American Legion men, coming to escort Joel to a train, mops up the robbers.
Air Devils (1938) as Director
The Missing Guest (1938) as Director
State Police (1938) as Director
The Lady Fights Back (1937) as Dialogue Director
Reported Missing (1937) as Dialogue Director
The Man in Blue (1937) as Dialogue Director

Cast (feature film)

Terminal Virus (1995) as Jason
After global nuclear, chemical and biological warfare destroys the ozone layer, horrible sickness overcomes what's left of humanity. As a result, men and women become toxic to one another, and genders separate and arm themselves to the teeth in order to protect against infection.
Secret of the Wastelands (1941) as Williams
Hoppy is leading a scientific expedition and the Chinese who have a hidden settlement nearby are trying to stop them. Saulters and his outlaw gang are also in the area looking for a gold mine. When Saulters men attack, the gold mine is found. Hoppy agrees to file for the Chinese and heads after Saulters in the chase to the land office.
Argentine Nights (1940) as Gaucho

Writer (feature film)

Lost Lagoon (1958) as Adaptation
A man tries to start a new life on a Pacific island, but is haunted by memories of the family he left behind.
Whispering Enemies (1939) as Story

Producer (feature film)

Lost Lagoon (1958) as Producer
A man tries to start a new life on a Pacific island, but is haunted by memories of the family he left behind.
Shark River (1953) as Producer

Editing (feature film)

Isle of Destiny (1940) as Supervising Film Editor
Society glamour girl/aviatrix Virginia Allerton (June Lang) decides to alter her around-the-world flight by stopping off on the Pacific isle of Palo Pango where her brother, Lieutenant Allerton (Grant Richards) is stationed with a detachment of U.S. Marines, including "Stripes" Thornton (William Gargan) and "Milly" Barnes (Wallace Ford.) Local smuggler Barton (Gilbert Roland) baits her into a trap using her plane for his gun-smuggling racket and she ends up wrecked on another island. Thornton, as a stowaway on Barton's gun-smuggling plane, and Barnes, by water in a stolen speed boat, rush to her rescue. Inda (Katherine DeMille), the jealous native wife of Barton, with a penchant for dispatching people with poison darts from a blow gun, does her best to do the same for Virginia.
Trouble at Midnight (1937) as Film Editor
Let Them Live (1937) as Film Editor
The Lady Fights Back (1937) as Cutter
The Final Hour (1936) as Film Editor
Pennies From Heaven (1936) as Film Editor
A singer gets mixed up with a grieving family and a haunted house.
Devil's Squadron (1936) as Film Editor
You May Be Next! (1936) as Film Editor
One Way Ticket (1935) as Film Editor
Men of the Hour (1935) as Film Editor
The Girl Friend (1935) as Film Editor
Awakening of Jim Burke (1935) as Film Editor
Death Flies East (1935) as Film Editor
Voice in the Night (1934) as Film Editor
The Hell Cat (1934) as Film Editor
Among the Missing (1934) as Film Editor
Feeling unloved, a dowager runs away and gets mixed up with jewel thieves.
Fugitive Lady (1934) as Film Editor
Speed Wings (1934) as Film Editor
A stunt pilot fights to rescue his girlfriend from racketeers.
Name the Woman (1934) as Film Editor
The Line Up (1934) as Film Editor
Mills of the Gods (1934) as Film Editor
The Defense Rests (1934) as Film Editor
A sleazy lawyer's female assistant sets out to end his cheating ways.
Above the Clouds (1933) as Film Editor
Shadows of Sing Sing (1933) as Film Editor
Illegal (1932) as Editing
A bitter divorcee opens an illegal gambling club to support her daughters.
Too Young to Marry (1931) as Editing
The Bargain (1931) as Editing
Murder at Midnight (1931) as Editing
The Isle of Lost Ships (1929) as Film Editor
Love and the Devil (1929) as Film Editor
The Love Racket (1929) as Film Editor
Careers (1929) as Film Editor
Adoration (1928) as Film Editor
Waterfront (1928) as Film Editor

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