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Edgar G. Ulmer

Edgar G. Ulmer

  • Murder Is My Beat (1955) October 21 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Detour (1945) October 21 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Amazing Transparent Man, The (1960) October 21 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Her Sister's Secret (1946) October 21 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Carnegie Hall (1947) October 21 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Detour (1945) November 07 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: September 30, 1972
Born: September 17, 1900 Cause of Death: stroke
Birth Place: Austria Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Journey Beneath the Desert (1967) as Director
2.
The Cavern (1965) as Director
3.
Beyond the Time Barrier (1960) as Director
Experimental pilot testing a new rocket powered craft (actually a Convair F-102 interceptor) manages to fly into the future and land at the now deserted airbase he left. He ends up in a city with people who are suspicious he is a spy and who want to keep him to procreate with the rulers daughter because the majority of the inhabitants are sterile. He manages to escape and return to his own time but ages dramatically.
4.
The Amazing Transparent Man (1960) as Director
A gangster on the lam hooks up with a scientist who can make him invisible.
5.
Hannibal (1960) as Director
After making his historic crossing of the Alps with elephants transporting supplies and troops, Hannibal (Victor Mature) marches on Rome in a war of revenge. During his advance, he captures Sylvia (Rita Gam), the niece of Roman Senator Fabius Maximus (Gabriele Ferzett) but, instead of holding her prisoner, he shows her his powerful army and herds of elephants, then sets her free. He is sure she will report what she has seen to his Roman enemies. Hannibal defeats the Romans at the battle of Trebbia and sends a message to Sylvia that he is marching on Rome. Sylvia succumbs to her love of Hannibal and they have a rendezvous, but are surprised by a Roman patrol. Hannibal escapes and Sylvia is confined to the temple of the Vesta Goddess. She escapes and meets Hannibal again. Hannibal orders his brother Hasdrubal (Rik Battaglia) to Carthage to take over command of the reenforcements preparing to join Hannibal. Hannibals wife Danila (Milly Vitale)arrives from Carthage unexpectedly and Sylvia runs away and returns to Rome, where she is tried for high trteason and sentenced to death. Hannibal continues to fight but he knows he will not succeed in destroying Rome.
6.
The Naked Venus (1959) as Director
7.
Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957) as Director
A woman finds out she's the daughter of the infamous Dr. Jekyll and soon becomes the prime suspect in a series of murders in the town.
8.
The Naked Dawn (1955) as Director
Santiago, a jolly modern bandito, has just lost his partner when he happens on the isolated farm of young Manuel and Maria Lopez. Manuel's aid is enlisted in what develops into a violent encounter with Santiago's fence. Exposed to money, the fast life, and Santiago's anarchistic philosophy, Manuel (formerly simple and hardworking) is in serious danger of being corrupted (and Maria is not immune either)...
9.
Murder Is My Beat (1955) as Director
After a businessman is found dead, two detectives scramble to find the killer.
10.
Loves of Three Queens, The (1954) as Director
A woman tries to decide which character she will show up as at a prestigious costume ball.
11.
Babes in Bagdad (1952) as Director
Hassan (John Boles), the Kadi of Bagdad, has a harem housing 12 beauties, but concentrates his attention on Zohara (Gypsy Rose Lee). A newcomer, Kyra (Paulette Goddard), introduces rebellion into the by the unheard of act of complaining to the Caliph about the lot of the women in the harem. Hassan suffers a greater shock when his God-son, Ezar (Richard Ney), asserts that women are the equal of men. They make a wager under which Ezar must settle down with a conventional harem unless Zohara can outwit Hassan within ten days.
12.
The Man from Planet X (1951) as Director
A space visitor uses hypnotic powers to enslave a Scottish island.
13.
St. Benny the Dip (1951) as Director
Three con men masquerading as priests end up taking the charade seriously.
14.
Pirates of Capri, The (1949) as Director
15.
Ruthless (1948) as Director
Horace Vendig shows himself to the world as a rich philanthropist. In fact, the history of his rise from his unhappy broken home shows this to be far from the case. After being taken in by richer neighbours he started to exhibit an obsessive and selfish urge to make more and more money, loving and leaving women at will to further this end.
16.
Carnegie Hall (1947) as Director
A woman pushes her son to pursue a career as a classical pianist.
17.
The Wife of Monte Cristo (1946) as Director
18.
Her Sister's Secret (1946) as Director
When her soldier lover disappears, a young woman gives up their child to her sister, only to have the man return intent on building a family.
19.
Detour (1946) as Director
A hitchhiker takes on a dead man's identity only to face blackmail by an unscrupulous woman.
20.
The Strange Woman (1946) as Director
An unscrupulous 19th-century woman will stop at nothing to control the men in her life.
21.
Strange Illusion (1945) as Director
A young man's efforts to investigate his father's death and stop his mother from re-marrying land him in an insane asylum.
22.
Club Havana (1945) as Director
23.
Bluebeard (1944) as Director
A 19th-century Parisian puppeteer is killing the young women he employs.
24.
Jive Junction (1943) as Director
A classical music student defies his teachers to organize an all-girl swing band.
25.
Girls in Chains (1943) as Director
A teacher in a women's reformatory searches for evidence to put her crook husband away.
26.
My Son, the Hero (1943) as Director
27.
Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943) as Director
A team of pearl fishers clashes over the discovery of a sunken treasure.
28.
Tomorrow We Live (1942) as Director
A master criminal uses mind control to force an ex-con to commit crimes.
29.
Americaner Schadchen (1940) as Director
After eight fiancees leave him, a man decides to learn how to make the perfect match.
30.
Moon over Harlem (1939) as Director
A gangster seduces a wealthy widow to get his hands on her money.
31.
Cossacks in Exile (1939) as Director
32.
The Light Ahead (1939) as Director
In 19th-century Russia, two young lovers are assisted by an old bookseller.
33.
The Singing Blacksmith (1938) as Director
A young blacksmith is tempted to stray from his marriage vows.
34.
Natalka Poltavka (1937) as Director
35.
Green Fields (1937) as Director
When he leaves school to learn about the world, a young man gets caught between feuding farmers.
36.
From Nine to Nine (1935) as Director
37.
The Black Cat (1934) as Director
A Satanist faces off with the vengeful man whose wife and daughter he has stolen.
38.
Thunder over Texas (1934) as Director
39.
Damaged Lives (1933) as Director
40.
Mr. Broadway (1933) as Dir of flashback scene
41.
Aloha (1931) as Assistant Director
42.
People on Sunday (1929) as Director

Cinematography (feature film)

43.
The World's Greatest Sinner (1962) as Director of Photography
A bored insurance salesman quits his job to go into politics.

Writer (feature film)

44.
The Wife of Monte Cristo (1946) as Adaptation
45.
My Son, the Hero (1943) as Orig scr
46.
Girls in Chains (1943) as Based upon a story by
A teacher in a women's reformatory searches for evidence to put her crook husband away.
47.
Corregidor (1943) as Orig story and scr
48.
Danger! Women at Work (1943) as Story
49.
Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943) as Based upon an orig story by
A team of pearl fishers clashes over the discovery of a sunken treasure.
50.
Prisoner of Japan (1942) as Story
51.
The Light Ahead (1939) as Screenwriter
In 19th-century Russia, two young lovers are assisted by an old bookseller.
52.
We Live Again (1934) as Contract Writer
A Russian nobleman discovers the peasant girl he once seduced has turned to crime.
53.
The Black Cat (1934) as Story
A Satanist faces off with the vengeful man whose wife and daughter he has stolen.
54.
Damaged Lives (1933) as Story
55.
Mr. Broadway (1933) as Wrt of flashback scene

Producer (feature film)

56.
The Cavern (1965) as Producer

Art Director (feature film)

57.
Journey Beneath the Desert (1967) as Production Design
58.
Babes in Bagdad (1952) as Production Design
Hassan (John Boles), the Kadi of Bagdad, has a harem housing 12 beauties, but concentrates his attention on Zohara (Gypsy Rose Lee). A newcomer, Kyra (Paulette Goddard), introduces rebellion into the by the unheard of act of complaining to the Caliph about the lot of the women in the harem. Hassan suffers a greater shock when his God-son, Ezar (Richard Ney), asserts that women are the equal of men. They make a wager under which Ezar must settle down with a conventional harem unless Zohara can outwit Hassan within ten days.
59.
Minstrel Man (1944) as Production Design
60.
Bluebeard (1944) as Production Design
A 19th-century Parisian puppeteer is killing the young women he employs.
61.
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) as Asst art dir
In this silent film, a farmer's affair with a city woman almost destroys his life.

Art Department (feature film)

62.
The Light Ahead (1939) as Landscapes and settings
In 19th-century Russia, two young lovers are assisted by an old bookseller.

Production Companies (feature film)

63.
Americaner Schadchen (1940) as Company
After eight fiancees leave him, a man decides to learn how to make the perfect match.
64.
Moon over Harlem (1939) as Company
A gangster seduces a wealthy widow to get his hands on her money.
65.
Green Fields (1937) as Company
When he leaves school to learn about the world, a young man gets caught between feuding farmers.

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