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Lewis Seiler

Lewis Seiler

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Also Known As: Died: January 8, 1964
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
The True Story of Lynn Stuart (1958) as Director
A concerned housewife goes undercover for the police to bust a drug ring.
2.
Over-Exposed (1956) as Director
3.
Battle Stations (1956) as Director
4.
Women's Prison (1955) as Director
A crusading psychiatrist battles a sadistic female warden to improve conditions at a women's prison.
5.
The Bamboo Prison (1955) as Director
An undercover agent investigates atrocities at a Korean P.O.W. camp.
6.
The System (1953) as Director
7.
The Winning Team (1952) as Director
Baseball great Grover Cleveland Alexander fights his way back from a blinding injury.
8.
Operation Secret (1952) as Director
Cornel Wilde, Steve Cochran, Phyllis Thaxter, Karl Malden, Paul Picerni, Lester Matthews, Dan O'Herlihy, Jay Novello, Robert Shaw. After assisting the French Underground during WWII, American Officer Cornel Wilde is later accused of murder and subversive activities by former colleagues. Based on the actual exploits of Lieutenant Colonel Peter Ortiz.
9.
The Tanks Are Coming (1951) as Director
A hard-nosed sergeant takes his men behind enemy lines in World War II.
10.
Breakthrough (1950) as Director
An American infantry unit moves from basic training to combat in Europe.
11.
Whiplash (1948) as Director
An artist becomes a boxer but finds that it may not have been the best career choice.
12.
If I'm Lucky (1946) as Director
Colonel Urias J. Magonnagle (Edgar Buchanan) is running for Governor, against a crooked incumbent, and glib-tongued Wally M. Jones (Phil Silvers) persaudes him to build his campaign around performances by Earl Gordon (Harry James) and his band, including vocalists Terry (Vivian Blaine) and Allen Clark (Perry Como.) The performers (including Carmen Miranda as Michelle O'Toole) perform, Magonnagle orates and the citizens are buying. The crooked political machine gets worried and a few plot twists later (as can only be performed by four screenplay writers evidently in separate rooms), Clark has replaced Magonnagle as the candidate.
13.
Doll Face (1945) as Director
A burlesque star breaks into the big time.
14.
Molly and Me (1945) as Director
Molly, an actress desperate for work, decides to get it by "playing the part" of an experienced housekeeper. It turns out that the butler at her new household is doing the same thing. Their employer, Mr. Graham, is a retired politician who, divorced from his wife and estranged from his son, lives alone with a staff of servants. Graham's life needs shaking up and, with her enthusiasm and acting talent, Molly is just the one to help him do it when the opportunity arises.
15.
Something for the Boys (1944) as Director
The oddly-assorted Hart cousins: revue singer Blossom, con man Harry, and machinist Chiquita (who gets radio through her teeth!), inherit southern plantation Magnolia Manor, which alas proves to be a "termite trap" and tax liability. Fortunately, Sgt. Rocky Fulton from a nearby army camp appears with a plan to convert the place to a hotel for army wives; but to pay bills until then, they decide to put on a show. Of course, romantic and military complications intervene...
16.
Guadalcanal Diary (1943) as Director
Concentrating on the personal lives of those involved, a war correspondent takes us through the preparations, landing and initial campaign on Guadalcanal during WWII.
17.
Pittsburgh (1942) as Director
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance.
18.
The Big Shot (1942) as Director
A mob leader escapes prison and flees with his love to a mountain hideaway, where he tries to atone for his sins.
19.
International Squadron (1941) as Director
A hotshot flyer endangers his colleagues in the Royal Air Force as they fly against the Nazis.
20.
Kisses for Breakfast (1941) as Director
An amnesiac groom unknowingly marries a second time.
21.
You're in the Army Now (1941) as Director
Two incompetent door-to-door salesmen enlist by accident.
22.
The Smiling Ghost (1941) as Director
A newswoman investigates a haunted house.
23.
It All Came True (1940) as Director
A gangster hides out in a boardinghouse full of eccentrics.
24.
Tugboat Annie Sails Again (1940) as Director
A veteran lady captain fights off competition.
25.
Flight Angels (1940) as Director
Airline stewardesses vie for the love of a dashing pilot.
26.
Murder in the Air (1940) as Director
A secret service agent fights to keep enemy spies away from top secret government plans.
27.
South of Suez (1940) as Director
A murder defendant falls for his alleged victim's daughter.
28.
You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939) as Director
A young tough takes the rap for a hardened gangster.
29.
Hell's Kitchen (1939) as Director
An ex-con tries to help a group of hardened juvenile delinquents.
30.
Dust Be My Destiny (1939) as Director
A young misfit lands on a prison chain gang and falls for the foreman's daughter.
31.
King of the Underworld (1939) as Director
A lady doctor gets mixed up with a criminal gang.
32.
The Kid from Kokomo (1939) as Director
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
33.
Heart of the North (1938) as Director
A Canadian Mounted Policeman searches for the outlaws who robbed a freighter.
34.
He Couldn't Say No (1938) as Director
A timid advertising man learns to fight for the girl of his dreams.
35.
Crime School (1938) as Director
A crusading warden sets out to improve conditions at a reform school.
36.
Penrod's Double Trouble (1938) as Director
A missing boy's lookalike takes his place and raises havoc.
37.
Turn Off the Moon (1937) as Director
38.
Career Woman (1936) as Director
A girl (Jewell) accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer (Whalen) and successfully by a new, straightforward one (Trevor).
39.
Paddy O'Day (1936) as Director
An immigrant learns to survive as an entertainer after arriving to America an orphan.
40.
Star for a Night (1936) as Director
41.
The First Baby (1936) as Director
By the time daughter (Deane) and son-in-low (Downs) have their second child the mother-in-law (Gateson) learns not to be so domineering.
42.
Here Comes Trouble (1936) as Director
43.
Ginger (1935) as Director
44.
¡Asegure a su mujer! (1935) as Dirección de [Dir]
45.
Charlie Chan in Paris (1935) as Director
Charlie's visit to Paris, ostensibly a vacation, is really a mission to investigate a bond-forgery racket. But his agent, apache dancer Nardi is killed before she can tell him much. The case, complicated by a false murder accusation for banker's daughter Yvette, climaxes with a strange journey through the Paris sewers.
46.
Frontier Marshal (1934) as Director
47.
No dejes la puerta abierta (1933) as Dirección de [Dir]
48.
No Greater Love (1932) as Director
49.
Deception (1932) as Director
50.
Mi último amor (1931) as Dirección de [Dir]
51.
La ley del harem (1931) as Director
52.
Hay que casar al príncipe (1931) as Dirección de [Directed by]
53.
Die grosse Fährte (1931) as Director
54.
El impostor (1931) as Director
55.
A Song of Kentucky (1929) as Director
56.
Girls Gone Wild (1929) as Director
57.
The Ghost Talks (1929) as Director
58.
The Air Circus (1928) as Director
59.
Square Crooks (1928) as Director
60.
Tumbling River (1927) as Director
61.
The Last Trail (1927) as Director
The robberies on Jasper Carrol's stages have been so frequent that the stage line plans to hold a stagecoach race with the winner getting the new contract. Tom foils Cal Barker's attempt to kill him and gets a confession from him that Kurt Morley is behind the robberies. But first Tom must win the race for Carrol although Morley's stages have him greatly outnumbered.
62.
Outlaws of Red River (1927) as Director
63.
Wolf Fangs (1927) as Director
64.
The Great K & A Train Robbery (1926) as Director
Cullen has hired Tom to try and stop the robberies on his railroad. Knowing Cullen's secretary Holt is tipping off the gang, Tom works undercover by posing as a highwayman. To help him bring in the gang he enlists the help of the hobo DeLuxe Harry.
65.
No Man's Gold (1926) as Director
66.
Darwin Was Right (1924) as Director

Writer (feature film)

67.
Men Without Law (1930) as Story
Returning from the war, Buck finds his younger brother in trouble. Trailing him he gets caught by Murdock who takes his letter of introduction to the Del Ray's. Posing as Buck, Murdock takes Del Ray's jewels and his daughter Jaunita. To effect Murdock's capture and to rescue Juanita, Buck now poses as Murdock.

Director (short)

68.
Beyond the Line of Duty (1942)
This short film focuses on the training and missions of Army Air Corps Captain Hewett T. Wheless. Vitaphone Release 1064-1065A
69.
Old Hickory (1940)
This short film presents four key incidents in the public life of Andrew Jackson. Vitaphone Release 9590-9591.

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