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Philip Cahn

Philip Cahn



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Director (feature film)

Nurse from Brooklyn (1938) as Dialogue Director
The Crime of Doctor Hallet (1938) as Dialogue Director
I've Been Around (1934) as Director

Producer (feature film)

Senorita from the West (1945) as Associate Producer

Editing (feature film)

Frigid Wife (1962) as Film ed for "A Modern Marriage"
Verboten! (1959) as Film Editor
An American soldier in post-war Germany tries to get his girlfriend''''s brother out of an underground neo-Nazi group.
Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952) as Editing Supervisor
Two performers get lost on a tropical island and are rescued by the local natives. They are advised by the chief's daughter that a scientist - who just happens to remsemble legendary film icon Bela Lugosi - can help them off the Island.
Battles of Chief Pontiac (1952) as Editing Supervisor
Park Row (1952) as Film Editor
A crusading newspaperman fights to save his paper from a hostile takeover.
I Was an American Spy (1951) as Supervising Film Editor
A war widow spies for the U.S. in Japanese-occupied Manila.
Lost Continent (1951) as Film Editor
Major Joe Nolan heads a rescue mission in the South Pacific to recover a downed atomic rocket. The crew crashlands on a mysterious island, and spend a LOT of running time climbing rocks. They meet up with a native girl, a big lizard, and some fake-looking dinosaurs. And they climb more rocks.
G. I. Jane (1951) as Film Editor
F.B.I. Girl (1951) as Film Editor
The Steel Helmet (1951) as Film Editor
Americans trapped behind enemy lines fight off Communists during the Korean War.
Experiment Alcatraz (1950) as Film Editor
A doctor testing drugs on convicts gets mixed up in a murder investigation.
Destination Murder (1950) as Film Editor
A woman infiltrates the mob to find her father's killer.
Jungle Stampede (1950) as Film Editor
A Modern Marriage (1950) as Editing
Prejudice (1949) as Film Editor
Northwest Stampede (1948) as Film Editor
Copacabana (1947) as Film Editor
Strange Conquest (1946) as Film Editor
In this remake of Universal's 1938 "The Crime of Dr. Hallet", two scientists, Dr. Paul Harris (Lowell Gilmore) and Dr. William Sommers (Peter Cookson), are seeking a cure for a jungle fever. Sommers dies after inoculating himself with a new serium. Gilmore, in order to continue to receive the financial backing that Sommers had, assumes his identity and carrys on the work with newly-arrived Dr. Mary Harris (Jane Wyatt.) Sommers widow Virginia (Julie Bishop) also drops in and accuses Harris of murdering her husband. To prove his innocence, Mary, who is in love with him, inoculates herself with the Harris serium.
The Brute Man (1946) as Film Editor
Hal Moffat (Fred Colby before disfigurement, Rondo Hatton afterwards) who is taking wholesale revenge by murdering those he holds responsible for his predicament, is befriended by Helen Paige (Jane Adams), a blind piano teacher, and he develops a warmth for her that leads him to add thievery and robbery - no big deal, he is out there anyway - to his murders so that she can be provided with the money for an operation.
House of Horrors (1946) as Film Editor
The Time of Their Lives (1946) as Film Editor
Two ghosts from the Revolutionary War haunt a house until they can clear their names of treason charges.
On Stage Everybody (1945) as Film Editor
House of Frankenstein (1945) as Film Editor
A mad scientist hides within a traveling sideshow.
Under Western Skies (1945) as Film Editor
In a film that was closer to being a "sanitized" version of and contained more elements akin to Mae West's and W.C. Fields' "My Little Chickadee" than it did from anything John Ford had done, or was to do, a traveling show arrives in a small Arizona town and finds much opposition from local townspeople. They plan to stage the show in the saloon and the leading lady, Katie (Martha O'Driscoll), gets involved with the local school teacher, Tod (Noah Beery, Jr). and a mysterious masked bandit, King Randall (Leo Carrillo).
I'll Remember April (1945) as Film Editor
Bad Men of the Border (1945) as Film Editor
U. S. Marshal Ted Cameron, masquerading as a bandit, robs a mail coach. Delores Mendoza, a passenger, is an agent for the Mexican government, assigned to investigate a counterfeiting and smuggling gang operating below the border. She joins forces with Ted and his sidekick, Rockabye Jones, and together they expose the gang and bring them to justice.
In Society (1944) as Film Editor
Two bumbling plumbers are hired by a socialite to fix a leak. A case of mistaken identity gets the pair an invitation to a fancy party and an entree into high society. As expected, things don't go too smoothly.
Allergic to Love (1944) as Film Editor
Ladies Courageous (1944) as Film Editor
We've Never Been Licked (1943) as Film Editor
WWII morale film for Texas A&M graduates fighting overseas. Young Brad Craig (Langton) enters the military school with a chip on his shoulder which Mitchum and other upperclassmen quickly knock off. Once adjusted, Craig falls in love with a professor's beautiful daughter, only to find she is in love with his roommate, played by Noah Beery. In the meantime, Craig associates with Japanese spies (including William Frawley of "I Love Lucy") bent on stealing a secret chemical compound being worked on a the University. But is he one of them, or a double agent for his country?
Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942) as Film Editor
On the run from a rodeo boss, two greenhorns get jobs as cowboys.
Arabian Nights (1942) as Film Editor
Half-brothers vie for an Arabian throne and the love of a beautiful storyteller.
Eagle Squadron (1942) as Film Editor
Who Done It? (1942) as Film Editor
Two would-be radio mystery writers find themselves in a real life murder mystery.
You're Telling Me (1942) as Film Editor
Other than the title, this film has no connection at all to the 1934 W.C. Fields film of the same title even though some sources give the plot of the Fields' film as the plot of this film. Hubert Abercrombie Gumm (Hugh Herbert), a flighty, eccentric screwball (what else)acquires a job as an executive at a radio station at the insistence of his only-slightly less eccentric aunt Fannie Handley (Esther Dale), who is married to one of the company owners, Ernest Truex. After mixing up the script pages to the various radio programs, Hubert sets out to get the name of a returning explorer on a contract for the radio station.
Keep 'Em Flying (1941) as Film Editor
Bachelor Daddy (1941) as Film Editor
Where Did You Get That Girl? (1941) as Film Editor
In the Navy (1941) as Film Editor
A famous radio crooner secretly enlists in the Navy and tries to keep his identity a secret.
Hold That Ghost (1941) as Film Editor
Two bumbling gas station attendants find themselves stranded in a haunted house.
Black Friday (1940) as Film Editor
When his friend Professor Kingsely (Ridges) is at deaths door, brain surgeon Dr. Sovac (Karloff) saves his life by means of an illegal operation that transplants part of injured gangster Red Cannon's brain. Unfortunately, the operation has a disasterous Jeckll and Hyde side effect and under certain conditions the persona of Cannon emerges. Sovac soon learns of the duel personality and of half a million dollars the gangster has hidden away. He attempts to find the money through the manipulation of his friend, an attempt that brings Kingsley closer to madness as he alternates between a meek professor of english and a brutal gangster out for murderous revenge on those who tried to kill him.
Private Affairs (1940) as Film Editor
Amos Bullerton, son of an old Boston family, has chosen for twenty years to remain a "black sheep" rather than submit to the dictation of his staid family. Jane Bullerton, his daughter, finds herself in the same quandary, ordered by her crotchety grandfather, Noble Bullerton, to marry a man she doesn't love.
Sandy Gets Her Man (1940) as Film Editor
The Mummy's Hand (1940) as Film Editor
Archaeologists are stalked by a resurrected mummy during an Egyptian dig.
Sandy Is a Lady (1940) as Film Editor
Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love (1940) as Film Editor
Society Smugglers (1939) as Film Editor
Rio (1939) as Film Editor
Big Town Czar (1939) as Film Editor
When gangster Phil Daley (Barton MacLane) gets rid of his chief Paul Burgess (Walter Woolf King) he has everything that money can buy, except the respect of his parents (Oscar O'Shea and Esther Dale) and his sweetheart Susan Warren (Eve Arden.) His younger brother Danny (Tom Brown) quits college and forces Phil to make him part of the gang. The overly-ambitious Danny fixes a prize-fight on which rival gang-leader Mike Luger (Jack La Rue) loses heavily and, thinking that Phil has double-crossed him, sends gunmen out to kill Phil. They kill Danny instead and the frightened Phil flees to a country hideout. His chief lieutenant, Sid Travis (Frank Jenks), sets a trap for Phil when he returns.
The Big Guy (1939) as Film Editor
They Asked for It (1939) as Film Editor
Two Bright Boys (1939) as Film Editor
The Devil's Party (1938) as Film Editor
Nurse from Brooklyn (1938) as Cutter
Little Tough Guy (1938) as Film Editor
The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself. He starts his own street gang, and their crime spree is financed by a mysterious young man--who turns out to be the son of the District Attorney who sent the boy's father to the electric chair.
Newsboys' Home (1938) as Film Editor
Youth Takes a Fling (1938) as Film Editor
The Crime of Doctor Hallet (1938) as Film Editor
The Jury's Secret (1938) as Film Editor
Bill Sheldon (Larry J. Blake as Larry Blake) has a grudge against Midland City newspaper publisher Brandon Williams (Samuel S. Hinds) as Sheldon blames the city's recent flood against Williams for using his power and influence to hold up government flood control money. When Williams is found murdered, Sheldon is charged with the crime that was actually committed by Walter Russell (Kent Taylor), the paper's rebel editorial writer. Ney York reporter Linda Ware (Fay Wray) arrives to cover the story and finds that Russell, her old sweetheart, is on the jury hearing Sheldon's trial. She also discovers that he is the killer. Russell forces an acquittal and, before another trial can be held, realizes that his conscience will not permit him to let Sheldon be tried again.
His Exciting Night (1938) as Film Editor
Westbound Limited (1937) as Film Editor
Behind the Mike (1937) as Film Editor
In this The "NEW" Universal presentation, high-tempered New York radio producer George Hayes (William Gargan) quarrels with Cyrus Wittles (William B. Davidson), sponsor of the Crunchie Munchie Hour, and loses his job. He hears that station WBAM in Valley Falls needs a new manager and heads there. Stumbling into the wrong station, WVOX, he meets Jane Arledge (Judith Barrett), program manager for local town-magnate, Harry Fox (Charles Brokaw.) She directs him to WBAM and he finds it is a collection of junk in an abandoned stable. Humiliated, he boasts to Jane that he will put the old station on its feet again. He sends for his announcer friend, Tiny Martin (Don Wilson), after convincing station-owner Pete Jones (Spencer Charters) that Martin can give valuable aid in reviving the station. Merchants fear to use WBAM, although they despise Fox and his crony, Mayor Applegate (Ferris Taylor), who is up for re-election. Learning that the merchants are holding a secret meeting, George uses a ruse to broadcast their suspicions about Fox and Applegate. They repudiate the statements, but George prepares another strong blast against them for a later broadcast. This angers Janes, who believes the attacks on her boss are unjustified and she tells George he should return to New York. While George waits for his train, Jane learns that Fox and Applegate have connived to loot the town treasury and, with Martin, she rushes to WBAM and adds her own evidence to the charges prepared previously by George and reads them over the air.
A Girl with Ideas (1937) as Film Editor
The Mighty Treve (1937) as Film Editor
Girl Overboard (1937) as Film Editor
As Good As Married (1937) as Film Editor
Parole! (1936) as Film Editor
Sutter's Gold (1936) as Film Editor
Postal Inspector (1936) as Film Editor
The Girl on the Front Page (1936) as Film Editor
The Affair of Susan (1935) as Film Editor
Manhattan Moon (1935) as Film Editor
The Great Impersonation (1935) as Film Editor
Cross Country Cruise (1934) as Editing
The Countess of Monte Cristo (1934) as Film Editor
Half a Sinner (1934) as Film Editor
Imitation of Life (1934) as Film Editor
A widow and her housekeeper go into business together but almost lose their daughters.
Love, Honor and Oh, Baby! (1933) as Film Editor
Secret of the Blue Room (1933) as Film Editor
Twenty years after 3 murders occur in a castle's "blue room", three men who each want to marry a beautiful girl decide to spend a night in the room to prove their bravery to her.
King for a Night (1933) as Film Editor
The Big Cage (1933) as Film Editor
Terror Trail (1933) as Film Editor
With the Sheriff and the Vigilantes not bringing in the Paint Horse gang, the Governor sends for Tom Munroe. He is soon on to their game. After their robberies they ride off on different mounts while Casino hides the paint horses. Tom learns the name of the leader when Casino confesses but he and a few men are then trapped in a ranch house when the gang attacks.
The Fourth Horseman (1932) as Film Editor
Learning that Molly O'Rourke owns the entire town of Stillwell but the back taxes have not been paid, Ben Jones takes over. When Molly arrives and learns of the tax situation, Tom rides off to pay them. But Jones is on to Tom and sends his entire gang after him.
The Texas Bad Man (1932) as Film Editor
The Rangers have planted wanted posters of their man Tom Logan around hoping he can join the outlaw gang they are after. Robbing the stage ahead of the gang gets him in and he learns Keefe is the boss. When it's time for the big bank robbery Keefe puts Tom in charge but secretly tells a henchman to kill him during the holdup.
Flaming Guns (1932) as Editing
When Banker Ramsey sees Tom bring in rustlers, he hires him. But when his daughter's picture appears on the front page after she and Tom are spotted at a nightclub, he changes his mind. Tom takes the job anyway and again catches rustlers saving Ramsey's herd. But when Ramsey arrives he has Tom arrested for trespassing
Law and Order (1932) as Film Editor
Traveling west, former peace officer Frame Johnson and his three friends arrive in Tombstone, a lawless town controlled by the three Northrup brothers. Preceded by his reputation, the town Council tries to get him to take the job of Marshal. He says he will not wear a badge again but seeing the ruthless Northrup murders he accepts. After a killing on both sides, although outnumbered, Johnson and his two remaing friends head to the OK Corral for a shoot out with the two remaining Northrups and their men.
Fast Companions (1932) as Film Editor
Clancy in Wall Street (1930) as Film Editor

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