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Richard Wormser

Richard Wormser



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Director (feature film)

Fighting Ministers (1986) as Director
A group of Pittsburgh ministers, moved by the plight of thousands of laid-off steel workers in their city, take their passion on the subject to those who might help. The clergymen confront government officials and powerful corporations, and their unorthodox actions lead to Church rejection and even

Writer (feature film)

The Outcast (1954) as Screenwriter
Crime Wave (1954) as Adaptation
A reformed parolee is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter.
A Perilous Journey (1953) as Screenwriter
The Half-Breed (1952) as Screenwriter
An Apache of mixed blood tries to make peace between Indians and whites.
Captive of Billy the Kid (1952) as Writer
Five people have a part of the map to the treasure of Billy the Kid. Stanley kills Howard to get his piece. Marshal Rocky Lane poses as a crook and takes the other four pieces figuring the killer will contact him. But Stanley knows he is a Marshal and sets a trap to nab him.
Fort Dodge Stampede (1951) as Writer
Outlaws took $30,000 from the Adams Bank, but one of them double crossed everyone and hid the money in old Fort Dodge, Nevada. As old Fort Dodge is out of his jurisdiction, Rocky takes a vacation there and finds that everything is owned by old Skeeter, who knows nothing about the hidden money. But the Pike gang is also in town looking for the money and Rocky wants the money and the head bandit. When settlers come to town, he devises a plan to catch all the bad ones and get the money back for the Adams Bank.
Rustlers on Horseback (1950) as Writer
Vigilante Hideout (1950) as Writer
Rocky, a Range Detective, arrives to help Nugget with rustlers. When he learns Nugget owns only three cows, he stays on anyway and soon becomes involved in Benson's attempt to blow open the banks's safe. When Rocky upsets his plans, Benson supposedly gets rid of him by having him declared an outlaw wanted dead or alive. Then Benson takes a load of explosives into an old mine located directly under the bank vault.
Powder River Rustlers (1949) as Writer
Tulsa (1949) as Suggested by a story by
A cattle owner''''s daughter risks everything to drill for oil.
Perilous Waters (1948) as Screenwriter
The Phantom Thief (1946) as Screenwriter
A reformed thief tries to stop a murderous blackmailer.
Plainsman and the Lady (1946) as Screenwriter
St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1859, is divided by a railroad track that separates the richer and poorer classes of people. From the richer side comes Ann Arnesen (Vera Ralston), daughter of Michael Arnesen (Rheinhold Schunzel), owner of the Pony Express. Michael hires Sam Cotton (Bill Elliott as William Elliott) to protect his pony line from hostile Indians and the attacks of the gang of Peter Marquette (Joseph Schildkraut), owner of a stagecoach line who fears losing his contracts to the pony riders. Sam finds himself in a difficult position because Michael's wife, Cathy (Gail Patrick), is in love with Marquette. Sam, despite several attacks by Marquette's men, organizes the pony line. The ailing Michael is shocked to death by his wife's confession of hate, and Marquette tries to destroy the ecpress stations. Sam, with the aid of a friendly Indian tribe, finally wipes out Marquette and his gang, and returns to St. Joseph and Ann, the woman he loves.
Start Cheering (1938) as Screenwriter
Fed up with Hollywood, a movie star enrolls in a small-town college.
Let Them Live (1937) as Story

Cast (special)

Allan Pinkerton: The Original Private Eye (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of Allan Pinkerton, a innovator at fighting crime. Until the advent of the FBI in 1908, the Pinkerton National Detective Agency was America's de facto national police force.

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