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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Carnival in Costa Rica (1947) as 2nd Unit Director
Pepe Castro and Luisa Molina return to Costa Rica from U.S. schools to find that their parents have arranged their marriage. Pepe has brought his new sweetheart Celeste with him from the USA, but can't get a word in edgewise with his father. Then Luisa meets American coffee buyer Jeff Stephens at the fiesta. Meanwhile, the obtuse parents continue to plan the wrong marriage...
2.
Duel in the Sun (1947) as 2nd Unit Director
A fiery half-breed comes between a rancher''''s good and evil sons.
3.
Behind Green Lights (1946) as Director
4.
Leave Her to Heaven (1946) as 2nd Unit Director
A beautiful neurotic will stop at nothing to hold onto her husband's love.
5.
Wilson (1945) as 2nd Unit Director
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
6.
Fallen Angel (1945) as 2nd Unit Director
A man is accused of killing a waitress he had tried to seduce with his wife''''s money.
7.
The Keys of the Kingdom (1945) as 2nd Unit Director
A crusading priest struggles to build a mission in China.
8.
Buffalo Bill (1944) as 2nd Unit Director
This film follows the legendary story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, from buffalo hunter to wild west showman.
9.
Crash Dive (1943) as 2nd Unit Director
Against his personal preference, PT boat commander Ward Stewart is made executive officer of the submarine USS Corsair. On leave before sailing, he meets schoolteacher Jean Hewlett and gives her a romantic rush...unaware that she's the sweetheart of Dewey Connors, his new commander. At sea, the men bond while fighting German Q-ships. When will they discover their mutual romantic rivalry? Will it interfere with a spectacular commando raid on a secret German base?
10.
Coney Island (1943) as 2nd Unit Director
A con man fast-talks his way into managing a Coney Island nightclub with a temperamental star.
11.
Paris After Dark (1943) as 2nd Unit Director
12.
Wintertime (1943) as 2nd Unit Director
A figure skating champion tries to save a failing resort hotel from bankruptcy.
13.
Dixie Dugan (1943) as Director
14.
Song of the Islands (1942) as Loc unit dir
A cattle baron''s son falls for the daughter of a South Seas businessman.
15.
The Pied Piper (1942) as 2nd Unit Director
Englishman Mr Howard is on a fishing holiday in eastern France when the Germans invade in 1940. Setting off to try and get back home he is persuaded to take along the two Cavanaugh children, and as his journey progresses his family keeps growing in size. Once in German-occupied northern France a new problem arises - the risk of being heard speaking English.
16.
Little Tokyo, U.S.A. (1942) as Director
17.
Son of Fury (1942) as 2nd Unit Director
A young adventurer seeks his fortune in the South Seas so he can return to England and reclaim his birthright.
18.
Moon Over Miami (1941) as 2nd Unit Director
Two sisters from Texas travel to Florida looking for rich husbands.
19.
Belle Starr (1941) as 2d unit dir in Missouri
A Southern belle turns outlaw when her family loses their land.
20.
Western Union (1941) as 2nd Unit Director
An outlaw goes straight to work for the telegraph company, which puts him in conflict with his lawless brother.
21.
Men with Steel Faces (1940) as Director
22.
The Gay Caballero (1940) as Director
23.
On Their Own (1940) as Director
The Jones family (without father) head for California to open a bungalow court. To increase business they advertise for families with children and pets. A neighbor threatens to sue.
24.
The Girl from Avenue A (1940) as Director
25.
Youth Will Be Served (1940) as Director
A southern girl (Withers) goes to a National Youth Association camp after her father goes to jail for bootlegging. When a mean tycoon tries to buy the campground for himself she stages a show which endears her to him. Then her father escapes and catches the crooks who took the tycoon's money, all is saved.
26.
Brigham Young--Frontiersman (1940) as 2nd Unit Director
Two young Mormons struggle to survive their people''''s journey to a new home in the West.
27.
Star Dust (1940) as 2nd Unit Director
When the studios reject her because she''''s too young, a young actress sets out to build a career on her own.
28.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) as 2nd Unit Director
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
29.
Shooting High (1940) as 2nd Unit Director
Jane Pritchard (Jane Withers) sides with the Carsons in a generations-old feud which her family wages with the descendents of Wild Bill Carson, first United States Marshal of Carson Corners. Will Carson (Gene Autry) insists that a Pritchard killed his grandfather when the Marshal came into town on a marauding expedition led by The Hawk. Will maintains his grandfather had joined the gang to trap the leaders and a trigger-happy Pritchard had kept him from doing so. A crew from Signet Pictures comes to town to film the story of Wild Bill's life. Will is in love with Jane's sister, Marjorie (Marjorie Weaver)but her banker-father opposes the match. Will and Marjorie argue, and she becomes infatuated with Bob Merritt (Robert Lowery), who is to co-star in the film with Evelyn Trent (Kay Aldridge, billed as usual at TCF as Katharine Aldridge.) Jane and Sheriff Clem Perkle (Hobart Cavanaugh) get rid of Merritt by telling him the townspeople are going to ride him out of town on a rail. Movie director J. Wallace Rutledge (Hamilton McFadden)agrees to let Will play the role of his grandfather. On the day a bank robbery scene is to be filmed at Pritchard's bank, four supposed actors who have joined the troupe turn out to be bank robbers for real. The townspeople, seeing Will chasing after the robbers, assume he was part of the gang and has reverted to what they consider the character trait of the Carson family.
30.
High School (1940) as 2nd Unit Director
31.
Winner Take All (1939) as Director
When a waiter (Martin) makes a lucky hit and wins a benefit prizefight, gamblers rig some fights for him; but a reporter (Stuart) arranges for a real boxer (Richmond) to put him in his place.
32.
Stop--Look and Love (1939) as Director
33.
Stanley and Livingstone (1939) as Safari episodes dir by
An American newspaper searches Africa for a lost explorer.
34.
The Rains Came (1939) as 2nd Unit Director
A Hindu doctor's affair with a British noblewoman is disrupted by a violent flood.
35.
Jesse James (1939) as 2nd Unit Director
When a railroad agent kills their mother, Frank and Jesse James take up robbing banks and trains.
36.
Pack Up Your Troubles (1939) as Dir of battle seq
Out of work vaudevillians join the army in WWI and head for France.
37.
Boy Friend (1939) as Dir of retakes
A cop pretends to be a crook in order to catch a gang of outlaws. The bad guys run a night club as a front. The cop's sister helps him by singing there; otherwise, she's busy making love to a military cadet.
38.
Too Busy to Work (1939) as Director
39.
Barricade (1939) as Assoc dir
40.
Road Demon (1938) as Director
41.
Kentucky (1938) as 2nd Unit Director
A Romeo and Juliet love story set amidst horseracing.
42.
Speed to Burn (1938) as Director
43.
Suez (1938) as Battle seq dir
A young French nobleman dreams of building the Suez Canal.
44.
Slave Ship (1937) as 2nd Unit Director
Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he finds the same old setup, including slave trade.
45.
Heidi (1937) as Dir of background shots
An orphaned girl tends goats for her grandfather until she's sold to serve as a disabled girl's companion.
46.
Sins of Man (1936) as Director
Austrian church bell ringer Freyman loves music and wants his two sons (both played by Ameche) to love it too. The first goes to America and the second is born deaf-mute but gains hearing during WWI bombing.
47.
Under Two Flags (1936) as Battle seqs dir
Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends Victor on dangerous assignments to be rid of him. He falls in love with Lady Venetia Cunningham, a visitor to the garrison.
48.
Postal Inspector (1936) as Director
49.
Thanks a Million (1935) as 2nd Unit Director
Entertainers enter a political rally to get out of the rain and become part of the show. One of them (Powell) gives a speech in place of the besotted candidate (Walburn) and is chosen to be the candidate by backers he later exposes as crooks.
50.
Phantom Empire, The (1935) as Director
When the ancient continent of Mu sank beneath the ocean, some of its inhabitant survived in caverns beneath the sea. Cowboy singer Gene Autry stumbles upon the civilization, now buried beneath his own Radio Ranch. The Muranians have developed technology and weaponry such as television and ray guns. Their rich supply of radium draws unscrupulous speculators from the surface. The peaceful civilization of the Muranians is corrupted by the greed from above, and it becomes Autry's task to prevent all-out war, ideally without disrupting his regular radio show.
51.
The Three Musketeers (1935) as Chase scenes dir by
Alexandre Dumas's classic swashbuckler about a young guardsman fighting for the queen's honor.
52.
The Outlaw Deputy (1935) as Director
53.
Mystery Mountain (1934) as Director
Ken Williams is determined to discover the identity of the mysterious Rattler, who preys upon railroads and transportation companies like that owned by Jane Corwin. The Rattler is especially difficult to catch because of his skill at disguising himself as other people.
54.
I Can't Escape (1934) as Director
55.
Speed Wings (1934) as Director
A stunt pilot fights to rescue his girlfriend from racketeers.
56.
Cross Fire (1933) as Director
A war hero takes on gangsters who have invaded a wild West town.
57.
Scarlet River (1933) as Director
During location shooting, a movie cowboy is called upon to act like the real thing.
58.
Straightaway (1933) as Director
59.
Headline Shooter (1933) as Director
A newsreel photographer neglects his love life to get the perfect shot.
60.
The Local Bad Man (1932) as Director
The Murdock's bank is in trouble. So they ship money on the train and rob it to get back the money plus the insurance, Bonner and his two pals recover the money only to be thrown in jail.
61.
Devil Horse, The (1932) as Director
Canfield, respected rancher, is involved in crooked horse racing, and also leads an outlaw gang! Some 10 years before our story, the gang raided an isolated cabin, leaving 5-year-old Frankie an orphan. The boy grows up wild, his only friends the wild horses...now joined by El Diablo, a savage but very fast race horse that Canfield steals and loses, in the process killing ranger Elliott Norton. Norton's ranger brother Bob now appears in the region to find his brother's killer; menaced by the outlaws, the vigilantes, and the Devil Horse, his only chance may be to enlist the aid of the now-speechless Wild Boy.
62.
The Spirit of the West (1932) as Director
63.
Gold (1932) as Director
64.
Fighting for Justice (1932) as Director
A cowboy fighting to save his land is framed for murder.
65.
Law of the Sea (1931) as Director
66.
Pleasure (1931) as Director
67.
Fighting Caravans (1931) as Director
A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across the country, fighting off Indians and evil traders, while his two crusty companions try and save him from falling in love.
68.
The Hard Hombre (1931) as Director
When Peaceful Patton goes to work at the Martini ranch he is mistaken for the notorious outlaw the Hard Hombre. This enables him to force the ranchers to divide up the water rights. But he is in trouble when his mother arrives and exposes the hoax.
69.
Clearing the Range (1931) as Director
Kildare kills Curt Fremont's brother Jim. When Curt arrives he poses as a coward in public but sneaks out unseen to become the daring El Capitan as he looks for the killer.
70.
Galas de la Paramount (1930) as Director
71.
The Light of Western Stars (1930) as Director
A friend of Dick Bailey (Richard Arlen) is killed by a mysterious assailant, whom Dick suspects to be Stack (Fred Kohler), who is in league with the crooked sheriff (Guy Oliver.) Out on a spree Dick swears he will marry the first woman he sees, who happens to be Ruth Hammond (Mary Brian), sister of his dead friend, arriving to take charge of the Hammond ranch. Revolted by his rough proposal,she fires him as the Hammond foreman and she proceeds to the ranch. Stack informs her he has purchased the ranch for the payment of the back-due taxes, and she relents and rehires Dick and his friends to aid her in her fight against Stack.
72.
The Santa Fe Trail (1930) as Director
73.
The Border Legion (1930) as Director
Cowhand Jim Cleve is wrongly accused of murder and rescued by Jack Kells, leader of a band of Idaho outlaws known as the Border Legion. But when the Legion takes Joan Randall prisoner and leaves Cleve to guard her, he realizes that he cannot remain part of an outlaw band and decides to rescue Joan.
74.
Paramount on Parade (1930) as Director
75.
Sunset Pass (1929) as Director
76.
Stairs of Sand (1929) as Director
77.
Avalanche (1928) as Director
78.
Ten Modern Commandments (1927) as Assistant Director

Cast (feature film)

79.
80.
On the High Seas (1922) as Lieutenant Gray, U. S. N.
81.
Excuse My Dust (1920) as Henderson

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