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Also Known As: Died: May 31, 1977
Born: April 24, 1914 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Shanks (1974) as Director
A mute puppeteer discovers how to manipulate dead bodies.
2.
The Spirit Is Willing (1967) as Director
3.
The Busy Body (1967) as Director
4.
Let's Kill Uncle (1966) as Director
When his orphaned nephew inherits a fortune, a former spy plots to kill him.
5.
I Saw What You Did (1965) as Director
A prank call turns deadly when two teenagers dial a murderer's number.
6.
The Night Walker (1964) as Director
A woman is beseiged by nightly dreams of an imaginary lover, and, after her husband dies, she is helped by a scheming lawyer to unravel the mystery in her subconscious.
7.
Strait-Jacket (1964) as Director
Murder follows an axe murderer home when she's released from a mental hospital.
8.
The Old Dark House (1963) as Director
An eccentric millionaire invites a car salesman to visit his decaying family home.
9.
13 Frightened Girls (1963) as Director
A diplomat's daughter gets mixed up in international intrigue and murder.
10.
Zotz! (1962) as Director
A college professor finds a mystical coin that gives him super powers.
11.
Mr. Sardonicus (1961) as Director
A man whose face is frozen in a horrible smile forces a doctor to treat him.
12.
Homicidal (1961) as Director
A nurse and her husband conspire to collect a rich inheritance.
13.
13 Ghosts (1960) as Director
A family inherits a house haunted by 13 ghosts and a living killer.
14.
The Tingler (1959) as Director
A scientist discovers an organism that lives on fear.
15.
House on Haunted Hill (1958) as Director
A millionaire offers total strangers a fortune to spend the night in a haunted house.
16.
Macabre (1958) as Director
A doctor's daughter is kidnapped and buried alive, and he is given just five hours to find and rescue her.
17.
The Houston Story (1956) as Director
A Texas oil driller schemes to steal millions of dollars in oil.
18.
Uranium Boom (1956) as Director
Ex-lumberjack Brad Collins (Dennis Morgan) and mining engineer Grady Mathews (William Talman) find uranium in the Colorado badlands. While Grady guards the claim, Brad goes to register it in town, where he meets and marries Jean Williams (Patricia Medina.) Returning to the claim, Brad learns that Jean was once Grady's fiancee, which is not a big stretch of the arm of coincidence in Sam Katzman's Clover Productions. Grady, as one would expect, is somewhat put out and leaves the mine in Brad's hands, while he hooks up with a confidence man and engineers a scheme to break the back of Brad's somewhat rapidly-created mining empire.
19.
Masterson of Kansas (1955) as Director
Sheriff Bat Masterson joins forces with Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday to save a rancher framed for murder.
20.
Duel on the Mississippi (1955) as Director
21.
New Orleans Uncensored (1955) as Director
22.
The Gun That Won the West (1955) as Director
A cavalry attempts to establish a chain of forts in the Sious Indian territory while simultaneously avoiding a war.
23.
The Americano (1955) as Director
24.
Jesse James vs. the Daltons (1954) as Director
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").
25.
Battle of Rogue River (1954) as Director
A U.S. agent is caught between Oregon settlers and the Indians.
26.
Charge of the Lancers (1954) as Director
A soldier masquerades as a gypsy to rescue his best friend from the enemy.
27.
Drums of Tahiti (1954) as Director
An American living in 19th-century Tahiti gets involved in intrigue against the French colonial government.
28.
The Saracen Blade (1954) as Director
Ricardo Montalban, Betta St. John, Rick Jason, Carolyn Jones, Whitfield Conner, Michael Ansara. A 13th century revenge drama set during the time of the Crusades in which a commoner exacts justice for the murder of this father by Count Siniscola and his son. Directed by William Castle ("The Tingler") and based on the novel by Frank Yerby.
29.
The Law vs. Billy the Kid (1954) as Director
The young outlaw tries to go straight.
30.
The Iron Glove (1954) as Director
A Scottish adventurer infiltrates the court of George I to prepare for a revolution.
31.
Conquest of Cochise (1953) as Director
A cavalry major tries to prevent an Indian war.
32.
Slaves of Babylon (1953) as Director
(Adv '53). Richard Conte, Linda Christian, Maurice Schwartz, Michael Ansara, Terrance Kilburn. This is William Castle's version of the classic Bible story in which the Israelites free themselves from the oppressive rule of Nebuchadnezzar. Julie Newmar makes a brief appearance as a specialty dancer in this typically tacky Sam Katzman production.
33.
Fort Ti (1953) as Director
34.
Serpent of the Nile (1953) as Director
Cleopatra seduces Marc Anthony into helping her conquer the world.
35.
Hollywood Story (1951) as Director
Hollywood 1950: The successful producer Larry O'Brian arrives in Los Angeles to found a motion picture company. He buys an old studio which was unused since the days of silent movies. He's shown the office where the famous director Franklin Farrara was shot. The case hasn't been solved until now, although there were many suspects. O'Brian becomes fascinated by the subject and wants to shoot a movie about it. He investigates himself and soon gets into danger himself.
36.
Cave of Outlaws (1951) as Director
37.
The Fat Man (1951) as Director
An innocent dentist is murdered, the only apparent motive to steal a set of dental x-rays. To the police it looks like an accident, so Jane Adams, loyal dental assistant, consults massive private eye Brad Runyan (of radio fame); he's skeptical until he finds that Jane is being followed. The mystery deepens as Brad's search for missing dental patient Roy Clark reveals many ramifications and loose ends...
38.
It's a Small World (1950) as Director
A little person becomes the dupe of a criminal gang.
39.
Undertow (1949) as Director
After being released from prison, an ex-convict is framed for a murder. The man sets out to find the real killers before the police blame the crime on him.
40.
Johnny Stool Pigeon (1949) as Director
41.
The Gentleman from Nowhere (1948) as Director
42.
Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven (1948) as Director
43.
The Crime Doctor's Gamble (1947) as Director
While visiting France, a criminal psychologist tries to clear a disturbed young man of his father's murder.
44.
Crime Doctor's Man Hunt (1946) as Director
A criminal psychologist investigates the murder of a veteran with amnesia.
45.
Mysterious Intruder (1946) as Director
A detective discovers the woman he's been hired to track down is the key to an unusual inheritance.
46.
Just Before Dawn (1946) as Director
A criminal psychologist is tricked into injecting a diabetic with poison instead of insulin.
47.
The Return of Rusty (1946) as Director
48.
The Crime Doctor's Warning (1945) as Director
A criminal psychologist treats an artist whose blackouts coincide with a series of murders.
49.
Voice of the Whistler (1945) as Director
A dying millionaire marries his nurse for companionship, only to experience a miracle cure.
50.
She's a Soldier Too (1944) as Director
51.
When Strangers Marry (1944) as Director
52.
The Whistler (1944) as Director
A grieving widower hires an assassin to kill him only to have his late wife turn up alive.
53.
The Mark of the Whistler (1944) as Director
A drifter claims the money in an old bank account. Soon he finds himself the target of two men who turn out to be the sons of the man's old partner, who is now in prison because of a conflict with him over the money in that account.
54.
Klondike Kate (1943) as Director
Molly (Glenda Farrell) and her troupe of dancing girls and "entertainers", sent for by saloon owner "Sometime" Smith, arrive in a Klondike mining town by train. Smith is out of town and rival saloon owner Jefferson Braddock (Tom Neal) signs the girls up to work in his saloon. Also arriving is Katherine (Kate) O'Day, with a deed of ownership, willed her by her father, to Braddock's saloon. She hires attorney and self-appointed Judge Horace Crawford (George Cleveland) to handle her ownership claim, but she soon sees that the deck has been stacked against her when Crawford works the trial as the judge and also the lawyer for both sides. She takes a job as singer in the saloon, replacing Lita (Constance Worth) both as star and Braddock's "favorite." Lita helps Smith win a crooked-and-staged game of "High Card" giving Smith ownership of Braddock's saloon. But Smith double-crosses her and she shoots him somewhat dead, and Braddock is accused of the killing, and is about to be lynched.
55.
First Comes Courage (1943) as Dialogue Director
A Norwegian resistance fighter seduces a Nazi officer to learn enemy secrets during World War II.
56.
The Chance of a Lifetime (1943) as Director
An ex-thief helps some fellow ex-cons adjust to life as defense workers, only to get involved with a robbery investigation.
57.
Music in My Heart (1940) as Dialogue Director
A chorus girl engaged to a millionaire falls for the star of her latest musical.

Cast (feature film)

58.
Shampoo (1975) as Producer Sid Roth
A hairdresser expresses his fear of commitment by seducing his female clients.
59.
Day of the Locust, The (1975) as Director
Tod Hackett, a new arrival to Los Angeles and aspiring art director, is trying to make it in Hollywood in the late 1930's. He soon finds himself increasingly infatuated with his mysterious neighbor, Faye, a wanna-be starlet with possibly devious motives of her own. As Tod is drawn deeper into th
60.
Sex Symbol, The (1974) as Jack P Harper
A thinly disguised drama based on Marilyn Monroe's life and death, with Connie Stevens flaunting her undeniable charms, Shelley Winters as a Hollywood gossip columnist, Don Murray as an attractive married U.S. Senator, Nehemiah Persoff as a European-accented studio czar, James Olson as a cerebral ar
61.
Shanks (1974) as Grocer
A mute puppeteer discovers how to manipulate dead bodies.
62.
Rosemary's Baby (1968) as Man at telephone booth
A young woman fears the baby she's carrying is the son of Satan.
63.
Homicidal (1961) as Narrator
A nurse and her husband conspire to collect a rich inheritance.
64.
Mr. Sardonicus (1961) as Narrator
A man whose face is frozen in a horrible smile forces a doctor to treat him.
65.
The Lady in Question (1940) as Angry juror #2
When a jury member takes in the defendant he couldn't convict, she has a bad influence on his son.
66.
He Stayed for Breakfast (1940) as Policeman
67.
When Love Is Young (1937) as Reporter
68.
The Man Who Cried Wolf (1937) as Customer at box office
69.
It Could Happen to You (1937) as Dignified reporter

Writer (feature film)

70.
Bug (1975) as Screenwriter
An earthquake releases a strain of mutant cockroaches with the ability to start fires, which proceed to cause destructive chaos in a small town. The studies carried out by scientist James Parmiter, however, reveal an intent with much more far-reaching consequences.
71.
It's a Small World (1950) as Orig scr
A little person becomes the dupe of a criminal gang.
72.
Voice of the Whistler (1945) as Screenwriter
A dying millionaire marries his nurse for companionship, only to experience a miracle cure.
73.
North to the Klondike (1942) as Based on a Story by

Producer (feature film)

74.
Bug (1975) as Producer
An earthquake releases a strain of mutant cockroaches with the ability to start fires, which proceed to cause destructive chaos in a small town. The studies carried out by scientist James Parmiter, however, reveal an intent with much more far-reaching consequences.
75.
Shanks (1974) as Executive Producer
A mute puppeteer discovers how to manipulate dead bodies.
76.
Riot (1969) as Producer
Led by two inmates, the prisoners in a state facility take guards hostage and stage an all-out riot, protesting ill-treatment, but unbeknownst to them it's a ruse for their two leaders to escape through a secret tunnel while all the commotion is going on.
77.
Project X (1968) as Producer
A spy from the future is sent back in time to 1968 so that he might prevent the Earth's destruction by Asian terrorists. An intriguing low-budgeter from producer/director William Castle ("The House on Haunted Hill"). Features an animated sequence from Hanna-Barbera Productions!
78.
Rosemary's Baby (1968) as Producer
A young woman fears the baby she's carrying is the son of Satan.
79.
The Spirit Is Willing (1967) as Producer
80.
The Busy Body (1967) as Producer
81.
Let's Kill Uncle (1966) as Producer
When his orphaned nephew inherits a fortune, a former spy plots to kill him.
82.
I Saw What You Did (1965) as Producer
A prank call turns deadly when two teenagers dial a murderer's number.
83.
Strait-Jacket (1964) as Producer
Murder follows an axe murderer home when she's released from a mental hospital.
84.
The Night Walker (1964) as Producer
A woman is beseiged by nightly dreams of an imaginary lover, and, after her husband dies, she is helped by a scheming lawyer to unravel the mystery in her subconscious.
85.
13 Frightened Girls (1963) as Producer
A diplomat's daughter gets mixed up in international intrigue and murder.
86.
The Old Dark House (1963) as Producer
An eccentric millionaire invites a car salesman to visit his decaying family home.
87.
Zotz! (1962) as Producer
A college professor finds a mystical coin that gives him super powers.
88.
Homicidal (1961) as Producer
A nurse and her husband conspire to collect a rich inheritance.
89.
Mr. Sardonicus (1961) as Producer
A man whose face is frozen in a horrible smile forces a doctor to treat him.
90.
13 Ghosts (1960) as Producer
A family inherits a house haunted by 13 ghosts and a living killer.
91.
The Tingler (1959) as Producer
A scientist discovers an organism that lives on fear.
92.
Macabre (1958) as Producer
A doctor's daughter is kidnapped and buried alive, and he is given just five hours to find and rescue her.
93.
House on Haunted Hill (1958) as Producer
A millionaire offers total strangers a fortune to spend the night in a haunted house.
94.
The Lady from Shanghai (1948) as Associate Producer
A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.

Production Companies (feature film)

95.
Project X (1968) as Company
A spy from the future is sent back in time to 1968 so that he might prevent the Earth's destruction by Asian terrorists. An intriguing low-budgeter from producer/director William Castle ("The House on Haunted Hill"). Features an animated sequence from Hanna-Barbera Productions!
96.
Rosemary's Baby (1968) as Company
A young woman fears the baby she's carrying is the son of Satan.
97.
The Spirit Is Willing (1967) as Company
98.
Let's Kill Uncle (1966) as Company
When his orphaned nephew inherits a fortune, a former spy plots to kill him.
99.
I Saw What You Did (1965) as Company
A prank call turns deadly when two teenagers dial a murderer's number.
100.
Strait-Jacket (1964) as Company
Murder follows an axe murderer home when she's released from a mental hospital.
101.
Macabre (1958) as Company
A doctor's daughter is kidnapped and buried alive, and he is given just five hours to find and rescue her.
102.
House on Haunted Hill (1958) as Company
A millionaire offers total strangers a fortune to spend the night in a haunted house.
103.
It's a Small World (1950) as Company
A little person becomes the dupe of a criminal gang.

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