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W. S. Van Dyke

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Also Known As: Died: February 5, 1943
Born: March 21, 1890 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: San Diego, California, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
I Married an Angel (1942) as Director
A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.
2.
Cairo (1942) as Director
A war correspondent in Egypt thinks a screen star on tour is a spy.
3.
Rage in Heaven (1941) as Director
A jealous man plots to fake his death and incriminate his wife's suspected lover.
4.
I Love You Again (1940) as Director
A solid married man discovers he's forgotten a past existence as a con artist.
5.
I Take This Woman (1940) as Director
A tenement doctor's marriage to a European refugee threatens his practice.
6.
New Moon (1940) as Director
A revolutionary leader romances a French aristocrat in Louisiana.
7.
Bitter Sweet (1940) as Director
A voice teacher and his star pupil run away together to a life of love and poverty.
8.
It's a Wonderful World (1939) as Director
A runaway poetess helps a fugitive prove himself innocent of murder charges.
9.
Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (1939) as Director
A teenage boy falls in love with his drama teacher.
10.
Stand Up and Fight (1939) as Director
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
11.
Another Thin Man (1939) as Director
Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate.
12.
Marie Antoinette (1938) as Director
Lavish biography of the French queen who "let them eat cake."
13.
Sweethearts (1938) as Director
Bickering husband-and-wife stage stars are manipulated into a break-up for publicity purposes.
14.
Personal Property (1937) as Director
The bailiff charged with disposing of a financially strapped widow's estate pretends to be her butler.
15.
Rosalie (1937) as Director
A West Point cadet falls for a European princess.
16.
They Gave Him a Gun (1937) as Director
With no other prospects, a World War I veteran turns to crime.
17.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1937) as Dir of fencing seq
An Englishman who resembles the king of a small European nation gets mixed up in palace intrigue when his look-alike is kidnapped.
18.
The Devil Is a Sissy (1936) as Director
A British boy in New York tries to join a tenement gang.
19.
Love on the Run (1936) as Director
Rival newsmen get mixed up with a runaway heiress and a ring of spies.
20.
After the Thin Man (1936) as Director
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora''''s cousin of a murder charge.
21.
His Brother's Wife (1936) as Director
A man helps his brother skip town, then steals his girlfriend.
22.
Rose-Marie (1936) as Director
An opera singer goes undercover in the Canadian wilderness to hunt for her criminal brother.
23.
San Francisco (1936) as Director
A beautiful singer and a battling priest try to reform a Barbary Coast saloon owner in the days before the big earthquake.
24.
Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) as Addl scene dir
A Broadway columnist tries to use an innocent dancer to frame a producer.
25.
Naughty Marietta (1935) as Director
A French princess in Colonial America gets involved with an Indian scout.
26.
I Live My Life (1935) as Director
A flighty society girl tries to make a go of her marriage to an archaeologist.
27.
The Thin Man (1934) as Director
A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
28.
Hide-Out (1934) as Director
Farmers take in an injured racketeer and try to reform him.
29.
Manhattan Melodrama (1934) as Director
Boyhood friends grow up on opposite sides of the law.
30.
Forsaking All Others (1934) as Director
A woman pursues the wrong man for almost twenty years.
31.
Laughing Boy (1934) as Director
A young Navajo defies tribal custom to marry an outcast.
32.
Eskimo (1934) as Director
An Eskimo family fights to survive harsh conditions in the frozen North.
33.
Penthouse (1933) as Director
The mob frames a lawyer for murder, so he enlists a call girl's help in finding the real killer.
34.
The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) as Director
A boxing champion falls for a gangster''''s moll.
35.
Tarzan, the Ape Man (1932) as Director
A British lord raised by apes kidnaps a beautiful noblewoman exploring Africa with her father.
36.
Night Court (1932) as Director
A corrupt judge attacks a reformer's family.
37.
Trader Horn (1931) as Director
An African trader and a white jungle goddess join forces against a hostile tribe.
38.
Guilty Hands (1931) as Director
A district attorney tries to frame an innocent girl for the murder he committed.
39.
The Cuban Love Song (1931) as Director
An ex-marine returns to Cuba to find the child he fathered on leave.
40.
Never the Twain Shall Meet (1931) as Director
A young lawyer's society romance suffers when he's appointed guardian of a South Seas beauty.
41.
The Pagan (1929) as Director
A South Seas native falls for a white woman.
42.
White Shadows in the South Seas (1928) as Director
An alcoholic doctor runs off to Tahiti, where he finds love with a native girl.
43.
Wyoming (1928) as Director
44.
Under the Black Eagle (1928) as Director
45.
Winners of the Wilderness (1927) as Director
Able wilderness fighter Colonel O'Hara loves Rene, daughter of the commander of the French forces during the French and Indian War. The Indians, under Pontiac, kidnap Rene. O'Hara hopes to rescue and wed her.
46.
Spoilers of the West (1927) as Director
47.
The Heart of the Yukon (1927) as Director
48.
Eyes of the Totem (1927) as Director
49.
Foreign Devils (1927) as Director
An American officer finds love in the midst of a Chinese revolution.
50.
California (1927) as Director
51.
War Paint (1926) as Director
52.
Barriers Burned Away (1925) as Director
53.
The Desert's Price (1925) as Director
54.
Loving Lies (1924) as Director
55.
The Battling Fool (1924) as Director
56.
The Beautiful Sinner (1924) as Director
57.
The Little Girl Next Door (1923) as Director
58.
The Destroying Angel (1923) as Director
59.
The Miracle Makers (1923) as Director
60.
According to Hoyle (1922) as Director
61.
White Eagle (1922) as Director
62.
Forget-Me-Not (1922) as Director
63.
The Boss of Camp 4 (1922) as Director
64.
Avenging Arrow, The (1921) as Director
65.
Double Adventure (1921) as Director
66.
Hawk's Trail, The (1920) as Director
67.
Daredevil Jack (1920) as Director
68.
The Lady of the Dug-Out (1918) as Director
69.
Lost and Won (1917) as Assistant Director
70.
On Trial (1917) as Assistant Director
71.
The Range Boss (1917) as Director
72.
The Land of Long Shadows (1917) as Director
73.
Gift O' Gab (1917) as Director
74.
Men of the Desert (1917) as Director
75.
Sadie Goes to Heaven (1917) as Director
76.
Open Places (1917) as Director
77.
Intolerance (1916) as Assistant Director
In this silent film, four stories from different eras intertwine to depict man's inhumanity to man.
78.
Unprotected (1916) as Assistant Director
79.
The Lash (1916) as Assistant Director
80.
Oliver Twist (1916) as Assistant Director
Oliver Twist, a boy born in the poorhouse, lives on the streets. He meets a young thief called the Artful Dodger who introduces him to Fagin - leader and teacher of a gang of youthful pickpockets. Oliver, however grateful for being taken in, is not a thief and cannot live like one. Ultimately he finds decent people who help to bring him into his own.

Cast (feature film)

81.
Eskimo (1934) as Inspector White
An Eskimo family fights to survive harsh conditions in the frozen North.
82.
Oliver Twist (1916) as Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, a boy born in the poorhouse, lives on the streets. He meets a young thief called the Artful Dodger who introduces him to Fagin - leader and teacher of a gang of youthful pickpockets. Oliver, however grateful for being taken in, is not a thief and cannot live like one. Ultimately he finds decent people who help to bring him into his own.

Writer (feature film)

83.
Riders of the Dark (1928) as Story
A lieutenant from the U. S. Cavalry is assigned to bring law and order to a frontier town ruled by a gang of cattle rustlers.
84.
Riders of the Dark (1928) as Cont
A lieutenant from the U. S. Cavalry is assigned to bring law and order to a frontier town ruled by a gang of cattle rustlers.
85.
Wyoming (1928) as Writer
86.
The Heart of the Yukon (1927) as Writer
87.
The Forbidden Room (1919) as Story
88.
The Lady of the Dug-Out (1918) as Scen
89.
Open Places (1917) as Scen
90.
Men of the Desert (1917) as Scen
91.
92.
The Range Boss (1917) as Scen

Production Companies (feature film)

93.
The Devil Is a Sissy (1936) as Company
A British boy in New York tries to join a tenement gang.
94.
San Francisco (1936) as Company
A beautiful singer and a battling priest try to reform a Barbary Coast saloon owner in the days before the big earthquake.
95.
Love on the Run (1936) as Company
Rival newsmen get mixed up with a runaway heiress and a ring of spies.
96.
His Brother's Wife (1936) as Company
A man helps his brother skip town, then steals his girlfriend.
97.
I Live My Life (1935) as Company
A flighty society girl tries to make a go of her marriage to an archaeologist.
98.
Forsaking All Others (1934) as Company
A woman pursues the wrong man for almost twenty years.
99.
Hide-Out (1934) as Company
Farmers take in an injured racketeer and try to reform him.
100.
Laughing Boy (1934) as Company
A young Navajo defies tribal custom to marry an outcast.
101.
Eskimo (1934) as Company
An Eskimo family fights to survive harsh conditions in the frozen North.
102.
The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) as Company
A boxing champion falls for a gangster''''s moll.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

103.
Liberte (1989)
Compilation documentary on how the French Revolution has been recorded on film.
104.
Liberte (1989)
Compilation documentary on how the French Revolution has been recorded on film.

Cast (short)

105.
The Miracle of Sound (1940)
This short film provides a behind-the-scenes look at how sound is produced for films.
106.
Another Romance of Celluloid (1938)
This short film provides a look at the movie making process and a tour of various studio stages.

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