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George Van Marter

George Van Marter


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Writer (feature film)

Four Guns to the Border (1954) as Screenwriter
Thunder Pass (1954) as Story

Producer (feature film)

The Magnetic Monster (1953) as Associate Producer
A new radio-active element could destroy the world by absorbing the planet's energy.

Art Director (feature film)

Swingin' Along (1962) as Art Director
The Fiercest Heart (1961) as Art Director
Pirates of Tortuga (1961) as Art Director
Twist Around the Clock (1961) as Art Director
A struggling music producer tries to turn the Twist into a national obsession.
Drango (1957) as Art Director
A Union officer faces hostility when he's sent to rebuild a ruined southern town.
The Magnetic Monster (1953) as Art Director
A new radio-active element could destroy the world by absorbing the planet's energy.
The Glass Wall (1953) as Production Design
A World War II refugee fights to stay in the U.S.
The Great Jesse James Raid (1953) as Art Director
The Magnetic Monster (1953) as Production Design
A new radio-active element could destroy the world by absorbing the planet's energy.
Storm over Tibet (1952) as Production Design
During World War II, David Simms pilots supplies between India and China over the Himalaya Mountains. One day he's forced to miss a flight and is replaced by his friend, Bill March. March's plane is lost en route and Simms feels guilty. Back in America he meets March's widow, Elaine. They marry and then both travel to Tibet to learn more about March's fate and about a mysterious Tibetan mask which has come into their possession.
Slaughter Trail (1951) as Art Director
An Indian hating bandit''''s reign of terror could lead to a range war.
New Mexico (1951) as Art Director
Captain Hunt of the cavalry is trying to promote good relations with the Indian chief Acoma. But Hunt's superiors in the military insist on pursuing policies that will provoke a conflict, and Chief Acoma is not willing to let himself be insulted.
Champagne for Caesar (1950) as Art Director
What happens when the man who knows everything goes on a quiz show that doubles your cash prize every time a you answer a question correctly? Beauregard Bottomly is that man & what happens is you end up with 40 million dollars at stake.
Joe Palooka in the Squared Circle (1950) as Art Director
Joe is witness to a mob killing. Two of the killers are after him. He is drugged before the big fight which is watched on TV by his manager Knobby and the thugs who are holding Knobby hostage.
Fighting Man of the Plains (1949) as Art Director
A former bandit enlists Jesse James to help him clean up a Kansas town.
Daughter of the West (1949) as Art Director
Open Secret (1948) as Art Director
Arthur Takes Over (1948) as Art Director
Blonde Ice (1948) as Art Director
Half Past Midnight (1948) as Art Director
Coroner Creek (1948) as Art Director
A gunman sets out to avenge his fiancee's murder.
Night Wind (1948) as Art Director
Fighting Back (1948) as Art Director
The Adventures of Don Coyote (1947) as Art Director
Near Border Flats, Don Cyote (Richard Martin, with a "Presenting" billing playing a role quite aptly described in the Comments section), and his friend Sancho (Val Carlor), are interrupted on their way to the fiesta by a fight. A quick intervention on their part prompts ranch owner Maggie Riley (Frances Rafferty, first billed everywhere but here) to hire them. Coyote and Sancho meet her surly, younger brother Ted (Bennie Bartlett) who is wanting Maggie to sell their cattle herd to pay off a bank loan before they lose the ranch. But when they try to drive a herd to market, a gang led by Big Foot Ferguson (Frank Fenton) drives off their cowhands. Ted finds a surveying plumb marked "United Pacific R.R." in a canyon by their ranch. He shows Sheriff Dave Sherman (Marc Cramer) and they learn that the railroad intends to buy a section of Maggie's land, thereby increasing its value. The next day, Coyote, Ted, the sheriff and three deputies drive Maggie's cattle toward Border Flats, and are waylaid by the Fenton gang. But where is Sancho who has disappeared on a mysterious mission?
Gunfighters (1947) as Art Director
A gunman trying to avoid killing gets caught in the middle of a vicious range war.
The Spirit of West Point (1947) as Art Director
Little Iodine (1946) as Art Director
Whistle Stop (1946) as Assoc art dir
Susie Steps Out (1946) as Art Director
Hollywood and Vine (1945) as Art Director
Strange Illusion (1945) as Art 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.
The Town Went Wild (1944) as Art Director
The Whistler (1944) as Art Director
A grieving widower hires an assassin to kill him only to have his late wife turn up alive.
A WAVE, a WAC and a Marine (1944) as Art Director
Henny (Henny Youngman), talent scout for the Margaret Ames (Sally Eilers) Film Agency in Hollywood, mistakes Judy (Anne Gillis) and Marian (Elyse Knox), the understudies, for Eileen (Marjorie Woodworth) and Betty (Ramsay Ames), the real stars of a Broadway show and signs them up for movies. Margaret, furious with Henny for the blunder, fires him---but only temporarily. Another agent, Marty Allen (Richard Lane), once married to and still in love with Margaret, signs Betty and Eileen. Henny arrives with Judy and Marian, and the nightclub manager asks Henny to emcee the show. Though he is not sure himself what they can do, Henny introduces the girls and they make a hit in a dramatic sketch. (Simmer down, it's just a Monogram movie, and their nightclub attendees can react anyway director Phil Karlstein/Karlson wants them to.) Big-time movie producer R. J. (Alan Dinehart) signs them to a film contract. So, what does this have to do with the title, "A WAVE, a WAC and a Marine"? Because Judy joins the WAVES, Marian the WACS and Marty the Marines and all have two weeks before induction, and that is more than long enough to shoot a Monogram musical-within-a-Monogram musical and have a few days to spare.
The Crime Doctor's Strangest Case (1943) as Art Director
A criminal psychologist searches for clues in an elderly crime victim's dreams.
Mr. Wise Guy (1942) as Art Director
A group of delinquents tries to clear a man framed for a gangster''''s murder.
Redhead (1941) as Art Director
Misbehaving Husbands (1940) as Art Director
Her First Romance (1940) as Art Director
A rather plain coed Fellows and her beautiful sister Wells compete for the same man Evans. When Ladd thinks Evans is moving in on Linden he knocks him down, but things get straightened out.

Art Department (feature film)

Blonde Ice (1948) as Set Design

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