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Also Known As: Died: November 29, 2001
Born: July 29, 1916 Cause of Death: multiple organ failure
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
My Kingdom For... (1985) as Director
2.
Arruza (1972) as Director
The lives of bullfighters, whether in Mexico or in Spain or elsewhere in Latin America, carry a weight of romance and tragedy not found in other lives, even when they die of old age in their beds. All too often, they are maimed or killed in the ring. "Arruza" is a documentary that explores the life
3.
Time For Dying, A (1971) as Director
An innocent farm boy with a talent for handling guns who decides to make it big by becoming a bounty hunter.
4.
The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960) as Director
A small-time thief kills his way to the top of the New York rackets.
5.
Comanche Station (1960) as Director
After saving a woman kidnapped by Indians, a cowboy has to fight to get her back to civilization.
6.
Ride Lonesome (1959) as Director
A bounty hunter tries to bring a murderer to justice through perilous territory.
7.
Westbound (1959) as Director
A Civil War veteran fights to protect a gold shipment from a bitter Confederate officer.
8.
Buchanan Rides Alone (1958) as Director
Clever gunfighter tangles with a gleefully corrupt family over control of a border town.
9.
Decision at Sundown (1957) as Director
A gunman seeks revenge on the man he believes stole his wife.
10.
The Tall T (1957) as Director
An out-of-luck cowhand falls for a married woman being held hostage.
11.
Seven Men from Now (1956) as Director
A former sheriff hunts down the seven men who killed his wife.
12.
The Killer Is Loose (1956) as Director
A crook tries to avenge his wife's accidental shooting by a cop.
13.
The Magnificent Matador (1955) as Director
Maureen O'Hara as the spoiled, rich, American preditor who falls head-over-heels for the brooding, tormented, about-to-retire matador, Luis Santos (Anthony Quinn) who has inexplicably run away prior to a corrida that was to occasion the "alternativa" of a young, up-and-coming bullfighter (Manuel Rojas). The mystery is solved 94 minutes later, after Maureen has conquered Tony and Tony has saved Marueen's life by caping a toro bravo with his plaid horse blanket.
14.
Wings of the Hawk (1953) as Director
Gringo miner Gallager is caught up in the Mexican revolution of 1910-11 when corrupt administrator Ruiz appropriates his mine. Gallager saves the life of guerilla leader Raquel, then finds there's a price on his head; he becomes romantically involved with her in the course of a series of rescues and ambushes, leading up to Orozco's march on Ciudad Juarez.
15.
City Beneath the Sea (1953) as Director
Divers Brad and Tony arrive in Jamaica to attempt salvage of the "Lady Luck," sunk with all hands and a million in gold. They charter a boat, "American Beauty," skippered by attractive Terry McBride, but cannot find the ship. But there's more to the "Lady Luck" than meets the eye, and undersea skullduggery forms a counterpoint to Brad's romance with Terry, and Tony's with cabaret singer Venita.
16.
Seminole (1953) as Director
19th-century army officer Lance Caldwell is assigned to Fort King in the Everglades. Immediately clashing with his commanding officer Major Dade, Caldwell opposes Dade's plans to wipe out the Seminole Indians. The fact that Caldwell was the boyhood chum of Seminole chief Osceola is all the more reas
17.
The Man from the Alamo (1953) as Director
A survivor of the battle at the Alamo returns home to find his family has been killed by a bunch of thugs disguised as Mexican soldiers. He then grows intent on enacting revenge despite the lack of support for his cause.
18.
East of Sumatra (1953) as Director
Duke Mullane, manager of a Malayan tin mine, goes to a little-known island to open a new mine in the jungle. Initially, the natives there are friendly, especially dancer Minyora...who proves to be affianced to local ruler King Kiang. Alas, a series of unfortunate incidents changes Kiang's attitude to hostility, and Duke is stranded with his crew, Minyora, and his old flame Lory...who's now engaged to his boss! Are romantic triangles more deadly than poisoned darts?
19.
The Cimarron Kid (1952) as Director
Audie Murphy comes into his own as a Western star in this story. Wrongly accused by crooked railroad officials of aiding a train heist by his old friends the Daltons, he joins their gang and becomes an active participant in other robberies. Betrayed by a fellow gang member, Murphy becomes a fugitive in the end. Seeking refuge at the ranch of a reformed gang member, he hopes to flee with the man's daughter to South America, but he's captured in the end and led off to jail. The girl promises to wait.
20.
Horizons West (1952) as Director
Brothers Dan and Neil Hammond return to Texas after the Civil War. Ambitious Dan turns to rustling and then shady land deals to build an empire. Being held for a murder, he is rescued from a lynch mob by Neil, who is now the Marshal, but there is eventually a falling out between the brothers, good triumphing over evil.
21.
Bronco Buster (1952) as Director
Tom Moody is a champion rodeo rider who sees real potential in newcomer Bart Eaton. However, while Bart may have a knack for riding a bull, he's not much for loyalty, and he betrays his mentor by stealing his girlfriend, Judy Bream. Tom wallows in self-pity until the death of his buddy Dan Bream, a
22.
Red Ball Express (1952) as Director
A racially integrated platoon fights to overcome their differences during World War II.
23.
Bullfighter and the Lady (1951) as Director
An American takes up bullfighting to impress the ladies but learns to respect the sport.
24.
Killer Shark (1950) as Director
A fisherman's son tries to prove himself by hunting sharks.
25.
The Wolf Hunters (1949) as Director
After four fur trappers have been slain and their furs stolen, Corporal Rod Webb (Kirby Grant) of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police sets out for their village. En route he and his dog Chinook come upon another trapper, Henri (Edward Norris), shot and lying unconscious on the trail, and the furs he was delivering to the factor, McTavish (Charles Lang), stolen. Chinook trails the would-be-killer Muskoka (Ted Hecht) and bites a piece of cloth from his coat before he escapes. Webb leaves Henri with Greta (Jan Clayton) while he investigates, aided by Minnetaki (Elizabeth Root), Indian servant fired by McTavish, the real head of the fur thieves, and Marcia Cameron (Helen Parrish), wife of the superintendent (Luther Crockett) of the trading company that employs McTavish.
26.
Black Midnight (1949) as Director
Scott Jordan's mission in life is to train a wild stallion named Black Midnight.
27.
Behind Locked Doors (1948) as Director
A well-known judge has become a fugitive from the police, with a large reward on his head. A reporter believes that the judge is hiding in a private sanitarium, so she seeks out a private investigator and asks him to pretend to be insane, so that he can get inside the sanitarium and look for the judge. The investigator is admitted to the asylum, and encounters many dangers while trying to prove that the judge is there.
28.
Assigned to Danger (1948) as Director
A gang of bank robbers is pursued by an insurance investigator.
29.
A Guy, a Gal, and a Pal (1945) as Director
Helen Carter is wooed by two men and she is torn between the financial security offered Granville Breckinridge and happiness love she feels for serviceman Jimmy Jones.
30.
Youth on Trial (1945) as Director
A hard-boiled juvenile court judge orders that a popular road house be raided because she knows it is a popular hangout for young punks but then is appalled when the cops bring in her own daughter with the rest of the delinquents.
31.
Escape in the Fog (1945) as Director
A nurse recovering from a breakdown keeps dreaming about murder.
32.
One Mysterious Night (1944) as Director
A reformed thief helps the police recover an Egyptian diamond.
33.
Girl in the Case (1944) as Assistant Director
34.
Cover Girl (1944) as Assistant Director
A nightclub dancer makes it big in modeling, leaving her dancer boyfriend behind.
35.
The Missing Juror (1944) as Director
A detective tries to stop whomever is murdering the jurors on a notorious murder case.

Cast (feature film)

36.
Big Guns Talk: The Story of the Western (1997) as Interviewee
Interviews and film clips re-create the glorious history of the American western.
37.
Tequila Sunrise (1988) as Judge Nizetitch
A beautiful restauranteur becomes involved in a romantic triangle with two old friends: one a police officer, and the other an ex-drug dealer.
38.
Good Luck, Mr. Yates (1943) as Hocoy McManus
A 4F military school teacher's lie about being accepted for active duty causes problems on the home front.

Writer (feature film)

39.
My Kingdom For... (1985) as Screenwriter
40.
A Time for Dying (1982) as Writer
41.
Arruza (1972) as Narr wrt by
The lives of bullfighters, whether in Mexico or in Spain or elsewhere in Latin America, carry a weight of romance and tragedy not found in other lives, even when they die of old age in their beds. All too often, they are maimed or killed in the ring. "Arruza" is a documentary that explores the life
42.
Time For Dying, A (1971) as Screenwriter
An innocent farm boy with a talent for handling guns who decides to make it big by becoming a bounty hunter.
43.
Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970) as Story
A wandering cowboy escorts a gunrunning nun through rough territory.
44.
The Magnificent Matador (1955) as Story
Maureen O'Hara as the spoiled, rich, American preditor who falls head-over-heels for the brooding, tormented, about-to-retire matador, Luis Santos (Anthony Quinn) who has inexplicably run away prior to a corrida that was to occasion the "alternativa" of a young, up-and-coming bullfighter (Manuel Rojas). The mystery is solved 94 minutes later, after Maureen has conquered Tony and Tony has saved Marueen's life by caping a toro bravo with his plaid horse blanket.
45.
Bullfighter and the Lady (1951) as Story
An American takes up bullfighting to impress the ladies but learns to respect the sport.

Producer (feature film)

46.
Arruza (1972) as Producer
The lives of bullfighters, whether in Mexico or in Spain or elsewhere in Latin America, carry a weight of romance and tragedy not found in other lives, even when they die of old age in their beds. All too often, they are maimed or killed in the ring. "Arruza" is a documentary that explores the life
47.
Comanche Station (1960) as Producer
After saving a woman kidnapped by Indians, a cowboy has to fight to get her back to civilization.
48.
Ride Lonesome (1959) as Producer
A bounty hunter tries to bring a murderer to justice through perilous territory.
49.
Bullfighter and the Lady (1951) as Associate Producer
An American takes up bullfighting to impress the ladies but learns to respect the sport.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

50.
Blood and Sand (1941) as Technical Advisor
A married matador's rise to stardom is complicated by an affair with a beautiful aristocrat.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

51.
Gangland (1987) as Assistance

Director (special)

52.
Alias Mike Hercules (1956) as Director
The exploits of Mike Hercules, a two-fisted private detective working out of San Francisco. In the pilot episode, Mike attempts to rescue a wealthy ex-convict from a gang of kidnappers.

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