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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 8, 1964|
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|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Director ...|
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Director (feature film)
A concerned housewife goes undercover for the police to bust a drug ring.
A crusading psychiatrist battles a sadistic female warden to improve conditions at a women''''s prison.
An undercover agent investigates atrocities at a Korean P.O.W. camp.
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.
Baseball great Grover Cleveland Alexander fights his way back from a blinding injury.
A hard-nosed sergeant takes his men behind enemy lines in World War II.
An American infantry unit moves from basic training to combat in Europe.
An artist becomes a boxer but finds that it may not have been the best career choice.
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.
An actress becomes a housekeeper for a grumpy retired politician.
A burlesque star breaks into the big time.
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...
Concentrating on the personal lives of those involved, a war correspondent takes us through the preparations, landing and initial campaign on Guadalcanal during WWII.
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.
A mob leader escapes prison and flees with his love to a mountain hideaway, where he tries to atone for his sins.
Two incompetent door-to-door salesmen enlist by accident.
An amnesiac groom unknowingly marries a second time.
A hotshot flyer endangers his colleagues in the Royal Air Force as they fly against the Nazis.
A newswoman investigates a haunted house.
A veteran lady captain fights off competition.
Airline stewardesses vie for the love of a dashing pilot.
A secret service agent fights to keep enemy spies away from top secret government plans.
A gangster hides out in a boardinghouse full of eccentrics.
A murder defendant falls for his alleged victim's daughter.
A young misfit lands on a prison chain gang and falls for the foreman's daughter.
An ex-con tries to help a group of hardened juvenile delinquents.
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
A young tough takes the rap for a hardened gangster.
A lady doctor gets mixed up with a criminal gang.
A Canadian Mounted Policeman searches for the outlaws who robbed a freighter.
A crusading warden sets out to improve conditions at a reform school.
A timid advertising man learns to fight for the girl of his dreams.
A missing boy''''s lookalike takes his place and raises havoc.
A girl (Jewell) accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer (Whalen) and successfully by a new, straightforward one (Trevor).
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.
An immigrant learns to survive as an entertainer after arriving to America an orphan.
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.
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.
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.
Writer (feature film)
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.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
Compilation documentary on the film industry's world and efforts during World War II.
This short film focuses on the training and missions of Army Air Corps Captain Hewett T. Wheless. Vitaphone Release 1064-1065A
This short film presents four key incidents in the public life of Andrew Jackson. Vitaphone Release 9590-9591.
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