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Lester White

Lester White



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Cast (feature film)

Like Mother Like Daughter (1969) as Claude's friend
The Deadly Affair (1967) as Harek
A secret agent investigates the tangled affairs surrounding a government official''''s suicide.

Cinematography (feature film)

Street of Darkness (1958) as Director of Photography
Drango (1957) as Addl photog
A Union officer faces hostility when he's sent to rebuild a ruined southern town.
The Monster that Challenged the World (1957) as Director of Photography
An earthquake unleashes a horde of giant prehistoric monsters.
Wyoming Renegades (1955) as Director of Photography
Phil Carey, Gene Evans, Martha Hyer, William Bishop, Douglas Kennedy, Don Beddoe. Butch Cassidy tries to enlist former outlaw Phil Carey in his lawless gang but is thwarted by Carey''s fiancee (Martha Hyer) and her task force of women sharpshooters. One of the minor villains is Aaron Spelling, who in 1960 was to launch himself to fame as the producer of Zane Grey Theatre and later as the idea man behind "Charlie''s Angels".
Women's Prison (1955) as Director of Photography
A crusading psychiatrist battles a sadistic female warden to improve conditions at a women''''s prison.
5 Against the House (1955) as Director of Photography
Four college buddies plot to rob a Reno casino.
Top Gun (1955) as Director of Photography
After he''''s cleared of murder, a cowboy runs for town marshal.
Overland Pacific (1954) as Director of Photography
Jock Mahoney, Peggie Castle, Adele Jergens, William Bishop, Chubby Johnson. Undercover agent Rose Granger is sent to the western village of Oaktown to investigate the delay in a railroad installation. Director Fred F. Sears and star Jock Mahoney previously worked together as actors in Charles Starrett''s "Durango Kid" series.
The Lone Gun (1954) as Director of Photography
A cowboy shoots it out with outlaws to win a rancher''''s beautiful daughter.
The Outlaw Stallion (1954) as Director of Photography
Hagan is rustling horses lead by a white stallion from a Government restricted area. Young Danny Saunders captures the horse who then kills Hagen's mare. Hagen needs the white stallion and when Danny is hurt during the beaking of the horse, his mother gives the horse to Hagan. Upset, Danny runs away to be with the horse. His mother chases after him and they are both made prisoners when they see Hagan's rustling operation.
Pushover (1954) as Director of Photography
A police detective falls for the bank robber's girlfriend he is supposed to be tailing.
Massacre Canyon (1954) as Director of Photography
Lt. Faraday has two wagons full of guns that he and his men must deliver. He also must escort two young ladies through hostile Indian Country. It is up to Running Horse to sabotage the wagons so that they will end up at Massacre Canyon where they will meet their fate.
Jesse James vs. the Daltons (1954) as Director of Photography
A young gunslinger, rumored to be the son of Jesse James, sets off in search of his legendary father and joins the Dalton Gang. Originally show in 3-D, this western programmer was directed by William Castle (he became well known for his gimmick horror films like "The Tingler").
Drums of Tahiti (1954) as Director of Photography
An American living in 19th-century Tahiti gets involved in intrigue against the French colonial government.
The 49th Man (1953) as Director of Photography
A U.S. agent investigates a subversive group suspected of smuggling nuclear weapons.
White Lightning (1953) as Photography
The Red Devils, a professional ice hockey team, owned by Jack Monohan (Steve Brodie), is in the midst of a long losing streak, due to bribes being accepted from gamblers by the star player. When the team is joined by cocky Mike Connors (Stanley Clements), a boyhood friend of Jack's, they begin to regain their former winning ways. Mike becomes a star who cannot be stopped, but is disliked by his teammates becuase of his selfish play. Jack tries to keek Mike away from his sister Margaret (Barbara Bestar), who is in love with him, which leads to a bloody fight between the two men. The angry Mike accepts a bribe from gambler Rocky Gilbratar (Lyle Talbot) to throw the big final game. But during the game, an appeal from a young boy who idolizes him, Davey (Duncan Richardson), sets Mike on the right road, and his unselfish play helps win the game.
Sky Commando (1953) as Director of Photography
A tough flight commander risks his life to spy on the enemy.
Fort Ti (1953) as Director of Photography
The Stranger Wore a Gun (1953) as Director of Photography
A gold robber tries to reform in the middle of a big heist.
Gun Fury (1953) as Director of Photography
A cowboy trails the outlaws who kidnapped his fiancee during a stagecoach robbery.
Harem Girl (1952) as Director of Photography
A wisecracking secretary saves the ruler of an Arab nation from foreign invaders.
Gasoline Alley (1951) as Director of Photography
Hurricane Island (1951) as Director of Photography
A captain assists Ponce de León with the search for the Fountain of Youth.
New Mexico (1951) as Addl photog
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.
When the Redskins Rode (1951) as Director of Photography
In 1753, Colonel George Washington (James Seay) and frontiersman Christopher Gist (John Ridgely) are proudly introducing their protege, Delaware Indian Prince Hannoc (Jon Hall) to Williamsburg, Virginia society. French spy Elizabeth Leeds (Mary Castle) romances Hannoc, hoping to swing the Delawares to the French side in the impending colonial war. Hannoc saves Washington and his men from a French trap during a peace mission. When Hannoc's father, Chief Shingiss (Pedro de Cordoba), comes to Williamsburg to sign a mutual defense pact with the British, he is murdered by French spies. Hannoc and Indian maiden Morna (Sherry Moreland) unmask Miss Leeds as a spy just as war breaks out, with Washington and his troops besieged at Fort Necessity.
The Good Humor Man (1950) as Director of Photography
A good-hearted ice cream man's efforts to help a young woman turn him into a murder suspect.
He's a Cockeyed Wonder (1950) as Director of Photography
A fledgling magician and his girlfriend get mixed up with bank robbers.
The Fireball (1950) as Photography
Johnny runs away from Father O'Hara's orphanage and becomes a roller skating star with the help of Mary Reeves. He becomes involved with women, including Polly, who only love him because he is a champion, not, as with Mary, out of love for him. Then he gets polio.
The Daring Caballero (1949) as Director of Photography
The Fuller Brush Man (1948) as Director of Photography
A bumbling salesman gets mixed up in murder.
Jungle Jim (1948) as Director of Photography
The famed explorer tries to protect a lady scientist searching the jungle for a polio cure.
Little Mister Jim (1947) as Director of Photography
After his mother''s death, a young boy tries to help his father stop drinking.
The Spirit of West Point (1947) as Director of Photography
The Hidden Eye (1945) as Director of Photography
Blind detective Duncan Maclaine uses his other senses to piece together confusing clues behind a murder.
Blonde Fever (1945) as Director of Photography
A woman fights to save her husband from a sluttish waitress.
Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble (1944) as Director of Photography
A college boy has to cope with a pair of beautiful twins.
Lost in a Harem (1944) as Director of Photography
Two entertainers touring the Middle East are kidnapped by an evil sultan.
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943) as Director of Photography
Sherlock Holmes fights to keep a new bombsite design from the Nazis.
Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943) as Director of Photography
Sherlock Holmes tries to recover a stolen document during World War II.
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943) as Director of Photography
A radio sleuth infiltrates the Brooklyn Dodgers to solve a murder.
White Savage (1943) as Director of Photography
Babes on Broadway (1942) as Director of Photography
Show-biz hopefuls stage a benefit for an orphanage.
The Courtship of Andy Hardy (1942) as Director of Photography
A teenager dates a girl whose parents' divorce is being decided by his father.
Miss Annie Rooney (1942) as Director of Photography
A young girl has to overcome social prejudice when she falls for a wealthy young man.
A Yank on the Burma Road (1942) as Director of Photography
The Pearl Harbor attack inspires a truck driver in the Far East to join the war effort.
The Invisible Agent (1942) as Director of Photography
Frank Raymond, grandson of the original Invisible Man, still has the old formula but considers it too dangerous to use, even when Axis agents try to get it. But Pearl Harbor brings him to volunteer his own services as an invisible agent in Germany. Though a bit cold (clothes aren't invisible), his adventures are more comedy than thriller (with occasional grim reminders) as he makes fools of Nazi officials and romances a luscious double agent, in search of Hitler's secret plan...
Life Begins for Andy Hardy (1941) as Director of Photography
A small-town boy tries life in the big city before going to college.
Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941) as Director of Photography
On the verge of graduation, a high-school boy decides he needs a social secretary.
Beyond Tomorrow (1940) as Director of Photography
A ghost tries to smooth the way for two young lovers he knew during his lifetime.
Burn 'Em Up O'Connor (1939) as Photography
A race car driver tries to solve a series of track-side murders before he''''s next.
The Hardys Ride High (1939) as Photography
A small-town family inherits a fortune but has trouble adjusting to society life.
Calling Dr. Kildare (1939) as Photography
A young doctor treats a gangster and falls for the man's kid sister.
Judge Hardy and Son (1939) as Director of Photography
A small-town judge tries to save an elderly couple from eviction while coping with his wife''s illness.
Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (1939) as Photography
A teenage boy falls in love with his drama teacher.
Henry Goes Arizona (1939) as Director of Photography
A Broadway tenderfoot takes over a Western ranch.
Listen, Darling (1938) as Photography
Two children try to find a new husband for their widowed mother.
Out West with the Hardys (1938) as Photography
A small-town judge takes his family on a western vacation so he can help a friend negotiate water rights.
Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938) as Photography
A small-town boy tries to juggle two girlfriends at once.
Judge Hardy's Children (1938) as Photography
A small-town judge''s Washington trip lands his son in hot water with a diplomat''s daughter.
Yellow Jack (1938) as Photography
A Marine in turn-of-the-century Cuba risks his life in the fight to cure yellow fever.
A Family Affair (1937) as Photography
In the first Hardy Family film, a small-town judge fights for re-election while dealing with family problems.
You're Only Young Once (1937) as Photography
Andy Hardy and his sister find romance during a family vacation in Catalina.
Women Men Marry (1937) as Photography
A reporter's busy schedule keeps him from realizing his wife is having an affair with his editor.
Bad Guy (1937) as Photography
A man convinces his brother to bust him out of prison.
The Longest Night (1936) as Photography
A department-store head tries to stop a gangland plot.
Sworn Enemy (1936) as Photography
A law student poses as a fight promoter to catch a notorious gangster.
Exclusive Story (1936) as Photography
A newspaper''s attorney tries to get the goods on the numbers racket.
We Went to College (1936) as Photography
Three middle-aged men try to recapture the joys of their college days.
Speed (1936) as Photography
A race-car driver fights to prove the worth of his new high-speed carburetor.
Absolute Quiet (1936) as Photography
Murder follows when a plane filled with shady characters is forced to land on a tycoon's ranch.
Murder Man (1935) as Photography
A hard-drinking reporter specializes in murder cases, until he becomes a suspect in one himself.
Society Doctor (1935) as Photography
When his pioneering ideas cause problems, a hospital doctor goes into private practice.
Times Square Lady (1935) as Photography
A gambler''s assistant helps the boss''s daughter fight off a crooked lawyer.
Calm Yourself (1935) as Photography
An advertising man takes off after kidnappers.
The Merry Widow (1934) as 2nd Camera
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
Laughing Boy (1934) as Photography
A young Navajo defies tribal custom to marry an outcast.
A Wicked Woman (1934) as Photography
A woman kills her drunken husband to defend her children.
When Ladies Meet (1933) as 2nd Camera
A female novelist doesn't realize her new friend is the wife whose husband she's trying to steal.
The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) as Photography
A boxing champion falls for a gangster''''s moll.
Another Language (1933) as Camera Operator
A newlywed discovers that she and her husband''''s snobby family speak different languages.
Hold Your Man (1933) as 2nd Camera
A hard-boiled babe and a con man wear down each other's rough edges.
The Barbarian (1933) as 2nd Camera
An Arab prince masquerades as a tour guide to court a beautiful American.
Strange Interlude (1932) as Camera Operator
A doctor's daughter defies convention in her fight for love and her child.
Disorderly Conduct (1932) as Camera Operator
When motorcycle cop Dick Fay gives a ticket to Phyllis Crawford, her father's graft-fed influence leads to his demotion to foot patrolman. When Fay leads a raid on a gangster's place he discovers Phyllis there, helps her escape, then blackmails her father.
Silence (1931) as 2nd Camera

Writer (feature film)

The Bob Hope Vietnam Christmas Show (1966) as Screenwriter

Visual Effects (feature film)

The Canterville Ghost (1944) as Spec eff cam
A ghost who died a coward tries to inspire U.S. GIs to become heroes.

Writer (special)

Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope on Campus (1975) as Writer
Music and comedy from the campus of the University of Southern California.

Cinematography (short)

Seeing Hands (1943)
This short film stresses how important individuals with a disability are to the war effort.
The Woman in the House (1942)
This short film explores the social phobia of anthropophobia, which is the fear of people.
Ghost Treasure (1941)
This short film presents three stories about the elusive hunt for gold in Death Valley.
Women in Hiding (1940)
This short film takes a look at illegal hospitals offering cheap service to expecting mothers in troubled circumstances.
Buyer Beware (1940)
This short film deals with shady companies selling fake merchandise.
The Miracle of Sound (1940)
This short film provides a behind-the-scenes look at how sound is produced for films.
"What Do You Think?" Tupapaoo (1938)
In this short film, an American trader disrupts life on a Polynesian island.
The Ship That Died (1938)
This short film looks at the mystery of the Mary Celeste, a ship that was discovered abandoned for no discernible reason.

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