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John Sturges

John Sturges

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Also Known As: Died: August 18, 1992
Born: January 3, 1910 Cause of Death: emphysema
Birth Place: Oak Park, Illinois, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
The Eagle Has Landed (1976) as Director
German paratroopers land covertly in England during World War II.
2.
McQ (1974) as Director
A Seattle policeman tries to settle an unjust score.
3.
Chino (1973) as Director
In a change of pace role, Charles Bronson plays a halfbreed horse tamer in New Mexico who opts for the life of a recluse.
4.
Joe Kidd (1972) as Director
Joe Kidd is a former bounty hunter who is now trying to earn his living as a horse rancher and tracker. He is hired by a greedy land-grabber to find and capture Luis Chama, a Mexican revolutionary who is organizing the peasants to reclaim the land that is rightfully theirs.
5.
Le Mans (1971) as Director
During a deadly endurance race, a driver faces the trauma of a past accident.
6.
Marooned (1969) as Director
Three U.S. astronauts face a slow death when their rockets fail during a space voyage.
7.
Ice Station Zebra (1968) as Director
A sub commander on a perilous mission must ferret out a Soviet agent on his ship.
8.
Hour of the Gun (1967) as Director
Wyatt Earp tracks down the survivors of the Clanton Gang after the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
9.
The Hallelujah Trail (1965) as Director
Indians, soldiers and temperance women fight to control a wagon train hauling whiskey across the West.
10.
The Satan Bug (1965) as Director
A mad millionaire bribes a scientist to steal a deadly virus.
11.
The Great Escape (1963) as Director
Thrown together by the Germans, a group of captive Allied troublemakers plot a daring escape.
12.
Sergeants 3 (1962) as Director
Three adventurous Cavalry officers and their bugler take on a renegade chief.
13.
A Girl Named Tamiko (1962) as Director
An American, living in Japan, tries to get a visa back to the States, but when he meets and falls in love with a traditional Japanese girl, he's torn between staying or going.
14.
By Love Possessed (1961) as Director
A woman's desperate search for love leads to an affair with her husband's law partner.
15.
The Magnificent Seven (1960) as Director
Seven American gunmen hire themselves out to protect a Mexican village from bandits.
16.
Last Train from Gun Hill (1959) as Director
A Western Marshall discovers the man who raped and murdered his wife is his best friend's son.
17.
Never So Few (1959) as Director
A U.S. military troop takes command of a band of Burmese guerillas during World War II.
18.
The Old Man and the Sea (1958) as Director
A Cuban fisherman believes his long dry spell will end when he catches a legendary fish.
19.
The Law and Jake Wade (1958) as Director
An outlaw forces his reformed buddy to lead him to buried loot.
20.
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) as Director
Dramatization of the legendary battle between Wyatt Earp and the Clanton Gang.
21.
Backlash (1956) as Director
Jim Slater's father (whom he never knew) died in the Apache ambush at Gila Valley, and Jim is searching for the one survivor, who supposedly went for help but disappeared with a lot of gold. In the process, he gets several people gunning for him, and he keeps meeting liberated woman Karyl Orton, who may be on a similar mission. Renewed Apache hostilities and an impending range war provide complications.
22.
Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) as Director
A one-armed veteran uncovers small-town secrets when he tries to visit an Asian-American war hero's family.
23.
Underwater! (1955) as Director
Divers race the clock to find a Caribbean treasure before modern-day pirates can catch up to them.
24.
The Scarlet Coat (1955) as Director
An American officer goes undercover to unmask a Revolutionary War traitor.
25.
Fast Company (1953) as Director
The heiress to a racing stable uncovers underhanded dealings.
26.
Escape from Fort Bravo (1953) as Director
The Civil War complicates the Cavalry's battle against Indians.
27.
Jeopardy (1953) as Director
A woman desperately seeks help to prevent her trapped husband from drowning.
28.
The Girl in White (1952) as Director
Biography of Emily Dunning, the first woman doctor to practice in a New York hospital.
29.
It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (1952) as Seq [two] dir
Seven stories celebrate the glorious diversity of American life.
30.
Kind Lady (1951) as Director
A con artist and his criminal cohorts hold an old lady hostage in her own home.
31.
The People Against O'Hara (1951) as Director
A defense attorney jeopardizes his career to save his client.
32.
The Magnificent Yankee (1951) as Director
True story of the lifelong love affair between Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and his wife.
33.
The Capture (1950) as Director
34.
Mystery Street (1950) as Director
Criminal pathologists try to crack a case with nothing but the victim's bones to go on.
35.
Right Cross (1950) as Director
A boxer's ego battles his love for his manager's daughter.
36.
The Walking Hills (1949) as Director
Randolph Scott, Ella Raines, William Bishop, Edgar Buchanan, John Ireland, Arthur Kennedy, Jerome Courtland. Eight men and a woman seek buried treasure in an abandoned wagon train site in Death Valley. Tautly directed by John Sturges with moody cinematography by Charles Lawton, this moralistic western is similar in theme to THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRE MADRE. Look for blues singer Josh White in a supporting role.
37.
Best Man Wins (1948) as Director
38.
The Sign of the Ram (1948) as Director
An invalid matriarch manipulates her entire family.
39.
Keeper of the Bees (1947) as Director
Michael Worthington, an elderly owner of an apiary, befriends an embittered artist, Jamie McFarlaine (Michael Duane), who is seeking a divorce from his wife. Jamie falls in love with Alice (Gloria Henry), but the romance is almost doomed by the gossip-spreading of a meddlesome neighbor. The pair are reconciled through the actions of an orphan girl (Jo Ann Marlowe), whom they decide to adopt after they are married.
40.
For the Love of Rusty (1947) as Director
A dog helps a boy and his father sort out their differences.
41.
Shadowed (1946) as Director
Fred J. Johnson (Lloyd Corrigan) scores a hole-in-one but his next drive, using the lucky, initialed golf ball, soars out of bounds and lands near a spot where some counterfeiters are burying a murder victim. Then begins a series of events in which he is hounded and threatened by the killers. The consequences of his not reporting what he saw to the police lead to a climax in which is daughter is held hostage by the crooks.
42.
Alias Mr. Twilight (1946) as Director
Geoffrey Holden (Lloyd Corrigan) is an elderly con-man who is a lovable old man when providing his beloved granddaughter (Gigi Perreau) with the simple luxuries of life, yet has no qualms when working a racket devised to relieve his victims of their property. Trudy Marshall is the governess of the grandaughter, and is in love with a detective (Michael Duane) who is about to expose the old man's unsuspected activities.
43.
The Man Who Dared (1946) as Director

Cast (feature film)

44.
The Spencer Tracy Legacy (1987)
Katharine Hepburn pays tribute to one of the screen's most natural actors, Spencer Tracy.

Producer (feature film)

45.
Chino (1973) as Producer
In a change of pace role, Charles Bronson plays a halfbreed horse tamer in New Mexico who opts for the life of a recluse.
46.
Hour of the Gun (1967) as Producer
Wyatt Earp tracks down the survivors of the Clanton Gang after the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
47.
The Hallelujah Trail (1965) as Producer
Indians, soldiers and temperance women fight to control a wagon train hauling whiskey across the West.
48.
The Satan Bug (1965) as Producer
A mad millionaire bribes a scientist to steal a deadly virus.
49.
The Great Escape (1963) as Producer
Thrown together by the Germans, a group of captive Allied troublemakers plot a daring escape.
50.
The Magnificent Seven (1960) as Producer
Seven American gunmen hire themselves out to protect a Mexican village from bandits.

Editing (feature film)

51.
Syncopation (1942) as Editing
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.
52.
Tom, Dick and Harry (1941) as Editing
A girl accepts three wedding proposals at once and dreams of marriage to each man.
53.
Scattergood Meets Broadway (1941) as Editing
54.
They Knew What They Wanted (1940) as Editing
55.
Gunga Din (1939) as Editing
Three British soldiers seek treasure during an uprising in India.

Production Companies (feature film)

56.
Marooned (1969) as Company
Three U.S. astronauts face a slow death when their rockets fail during a space voyage.
57.
Hour of the Gun (1967) as Company
Wyatt Earp tracks down the survivors of the Clanton Gang after the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

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