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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 1, 1983|
|Born:||March 19, 1899||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Potter Valley, California, USA||Profession:||Cinematography ...|
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Cinematography (feature film)
The residents of Peyton Place, Mass., are not happy when its most famous resident, Alison Mackenzie, writes a "shocking" novel detailing the sinful secrets of the town. Most outraged is malicious Roberta Carter, who wants the book banned from the school library. Roberta's other mission is to destroy her son Ted's marriage to his Italian bride. Theirs, however, isn't the only marriage in trouble: Alison's book is causing a rift between her mother and stepfather, who is also the school principal and one of the book's few defendants.
Sam Burton's second wife Neddy is Indian, their son Pacer a half-breed. As struggle starts between the whites and the Kiowas, the Burton family is split between loyalties. Neddy and Sam are killed; Pacer sides with the Indians, his half-brother Clint with the whites.
A professor and his colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
Two young boys spend the summer of 1912 having fun and games instead of working on the farm.
Passions divide a declining Southern family.
Townsend Harris is sent by President Pierce to Japan to serve as the first U.S. Consul-General to that country. Harris discovers enormous hostility to foreigners, as well as the love of a young geisha.
Three American pilots are assigned to dogfight during the Korean War.
A group of disillusioned American expatriate writers live a dissolute, hedonistic lifestyle in 1920''''s France and Spain.
A Navy Security employee gets discharged after being suspected of "Communist affiliations." With the help of a lawyer and the Secretary of the Navy, his life long commitment to the military is established and he is returned to service with back pay.
A public relations man must cope with revelations about a wartime romance.
When a handful of settlers survive an Apache attack on their wagon train they must put their lives into the hands of Comanche Tod, a white man who has lived with the Comanches most of his life and is wanted for the murder of three men.
An innocent cowboy kidnaps a small-time singer with whom he''s infatuated.
A dramatic love story unfolds between a rough-talking, macho carousel barker, and a young, innocent mill worker.
Acclaimed tragic actor Edwin Booth struggles to rebuild his career after his brother assassinates President Lincoln.
Two jet pilots forge a lasting friendship while fighting the Korean War.
Crooks trigger a series of crises when they try to rob a small town bank.
Sir Walter Raleigh wins favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.
A spoiled, married English woman falls in love with an Indian doctor.
A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur''''s Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.
Gunmen take over a suburban home to plot a presidential assassination.
A young stage hopeful (Peggy Ann Gardner), is murdered and suspicion falls on her mentor, a Broadway producer (Van Heflin).
Communists kidnap a U.S. officer in cold war Berlin.
Ellen Burton arrives in Africa to join Dr. Mary as her nurse, bringing modern medicine to the native peoples. Lonni Douglas, an animal wrangler and fortune hunter, agrees to take her upriver, despite his misgivings about her suitability for Africa. They battle escaped gorillas, hostile natives, infected lion wounds, and hostile witch doctors to reach their destination and on the way, they fall in love. Will their contrasting interests doom their romance?
A group of US Navy weathermen taking measurements in the Gobi desert in World War II are force to seek the help of Mongol nomads to regain their ship while under attack from the Japanese airforce. The Mongols are rewarded by an airlift of the finest saddles.
A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa.
As he fights a deadly jungle fever, a hunter remembers his lost loves.
Against the background of the Civil War, sixteen-year-old song-and-dance artiste Lotta Crabtree works her way across America, becoming ever more popular.
Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.
Two Air Force sergeants find love while flying the Berlin Airlift.
A woman fights to survive as a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II.
An heiress gets back at the reporter who pretended to romance her to get a story.
A pilot (Richard Widmark) wants a life of ease, flying for drug smugglers and looking the other way until his conscience is tweaked by a woman (Veronica Lake) he has misused. He flies into the eye of a hurricane, thereby saving Miami and redeeming himself. The story unfolds in flashbacks as the pilot battles the storm and recalls his failures, including a love affair with the wife (Linda Darnell) of his best friend.
Jeff Keane's expensive showhorse escapes from a train and runs wild in the Colorado wilderness. Keane searches for the horse while the horse learns the ways of the wild.
A roving stallion causes problems for Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd.
The invasion of Mexico by Cortez, as seen by a young Spanish officer fleeing the Inquisition.
This film, based on real events, focuses on the defection of Soviet Embassy code specialist Igor Gouzenko.
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
A reworking of "Moon Over Miami" set at the turn of the century. Three sisters set out for Atlantic City disguised as an heiress, her secretary, and a maid, in the hope that one of them will land a rich husband.
A brainy school girl falls apart over a new, handsome teacher.
A Western loner forges a bond with a runaway horse.
New York teenager gets involved in everyone's lives by playing cupid. She turns the household upsidedown and gets her dad fired by fixing up her uncle with the boss's daughter.
An actress becomes a housekeeper for a grumpy retired politician.
A speakeasy owner steals a serious young composer''''s songs so he can produce a musical.
Oil-tanker Captain Manson rescues Kathie Hall after her ship is sunk by a U-boat. He marries her. When his ship is sunk and she is suspected because she has no identification. Manson tries to clear her of the charge and discovers that his first mate, Adamson, is a German agent.
Concentrating on the personal lives of those involved, a war correspondent takes us through the preparations, landing and initial campaign on Guadalcanal during WWII.
A figure skating champion tries to save a failing resort hotel from bankruptcy.
A disgraced ball player turns a Brooklyn team into champions.
After a drunken binge on the San Pablo waterfront, longshoreman Bobo fears he may have killed a man. In his uncertainty, he takes a job on an isolated bait barge. That night, he rescues lovely Anna from a watery suicide attempt and installs her on the barge. But Tiny, Bobo's longtime pal and parasite, hopes to drive Anna away before domestic bliss tears Bobo away from him; the still unsolved murder may be just the wedge Tiny needs. There's fog on the water and evil brewing...
A race-track bookie tries his hand in the art racket.
At a December 7, 1941 Washington cocktail party, Connie Mathew (Virginia Bruce) is not amused by the romantic advances of playboy Tommy Aldrich (James Ellison), son of an important Navy consultant. The party is shocked by the news of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and Connie blithely announces she would like to serve Uncle Sam as a new version of Mata Hari. She finds Mr. Fortune (Aubrey Mather) waiting for her when she gets home and he introduces himself as a member of the Secret Service and asks her to join his staff. Thinking it is a practical joke by Tommy, she accepts. Fortune tells Connie her first assignment is to get friendly with Tommy, as the government suspects him of selling convoy information that he gets from his father to enemy agents. She does so, falls in love with him and finds out he is 100% loyal. Mr. Fortune takes Connie and Tommy captive. Connie's sister, Agatha (Sheila Ryan), had earlier suspected Mr. Fortune and she was taken prisoner by his Axis spies.
In 1870 Texas a man (Montgomery) comes home to find his father murdered. He trails an outlaw till he finds out he's part of a gang, then calls in the Texas Rangers.
Rodeo rider Lank tries his hand at movie making. Spoiled established star Crystal throws tantrums, but after the rodeo she's easy for Lank to handle. It's the "Taming of the Shrew" Hollywood style.
Just as elderly Miss Nodbury is ready to leave on a treasure hunt for a family fortune she is scared to death by the ghost of a pirate ancestor. Charlie Chan investigates the rest of the clan.
West Point cadet Tex Mallory falls in love with Gene Baxter, a girl who sings with his brother's band. Even though it will mean his leaving the Academy, they decide to marry. But when brother Bob writes a patriotic ballad, Tex knows service to country must come before marriage.
Young man from Kansas (Edwards) goes to New York to work for his tycoon-hero (Barbier). His superiors won't listen to his ideas about business, but the boss and his daughter (Joyce) do.
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
Father (Prouty) sells his drugstore and the Jones family heads for New York to enjoy sophisticated city life. They lose all their money before deciding to go back home. This was the last Jones family movie.
The Cisco Kid (Cesar Romero) tells his pal Gordito (Chris-Pin Martin) that "From now on, Amigo, I am through with women" and then a few minutes later, after rescuing Joan Allen (Jean Rogers) from an attempted stage holdup, tells her "...but you, senorita, you are different!" and therein lies the short summary of all of the films in the 20th Century-Fox Cisco Kid series. The padded plot, so exhibitors could tell the entries apart, finds Towash, Texas saloon owner Hank Gunther (Harold Goodwin) plotting with Jesse Allen (Minor Watson), Joan's father, to rob the money missed on the aborted stage holdup from the express company safe rather than report empty-handed to the "Boss"(Stanley Fields). Allen robs the express office, but is seen by Moses (Nigel de Brulier), an old hermit, who tells the boys in the saloon that he doesn't know the robber's name but recognized him as the man he had seen that day with Joan. The latter has convinced her father to return the money and they will go to Arizona. Cisco, also seen that day with Joan, gets blamed for the robbery as Gunther has killed ol' Mose who is no longer around to identify Cisco as not being the robber, and Joan is not willing to implicate her father. It is beginning to look like Cisco is indeed through with women, albeit on an involuntary basis.
Cisco is attracted to Ann Carver and is soon involved in her and her Grandfather's problems. Sheriff McNally has taken their money, their deed, and thrown them in jail. After breaking them out he makes a deal to buy back their land from McNally and to get the money he and his comrades rob the bank. When time for the payoff arrives, McNally has his men ready to nab him but Cisco has a surprise for McNally.
The Asian detective discovers a murder on a ship bound for Hawaii.
Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (e.g., Doc is killed by Curley before the actual battle and Earp must do the job alone).
Mr. Moto is after a robber who takes the royal jewels from the Tower of London. He is aided by an archaeologist who is looking for Cleopatra's crown in Egypt.
Epic adaptation of the Pearl Buck classic about Chinese farmers battling the elements.
Rival reporters fight off spies while vying to interview a munitions tycoon.
An efficiency expert tries to streamline operations at a Hollywood studio.
A police detective and his wife try to solve a string of murders.
A phony psychic tries to solve a murder that took place during her seance.
An Italian immigrant studying the law gets mixed up with crooks.
A country bumpkin who''''s a mathematical genius falls into the hands of gangsters.
A country bumpkin who's a mathematical genius falls into the hands of gangsters.
Society sleuth Philo Vance suspects dirty doings behind a mysterious series of suicides.
A murderer strikes an opera company.
Before he can marry, a European prince gets mixed up with a suicide club.
Classic adventure about the sadistic Captain Bligh, who drove his men to revolt during a South Seas expedition.
A barber tries to find the winning lottery ticket he hid from his moralistic wife.
Murder charges threaten an actress's marriage plans.
The reward in a kidnapping case attracts a variety of desperate characters.
An innocent woman is chased by both gangsters and the police.
Society sleuth Philo Vance takes on a series of murders at an aging dowager's mansion.
A retired military man helps an actress make a comeback.
A struggling composer courts a singing star.
A criminal lawyer's wife faces blackmail when she has an affair.
The jungle king fights to protect his wife from a greedy ivory hunter.
Rousing biography of the bandit chief who led the battle for Mexican independence.
A hobo searches the countryside for the daughter he lost when his wife left him.
Peter Brooks is a hard-working, hard-up college student whose dislike of women attending college weakens under the amorous advances of spoiled socialite coed Joan Madison.
After only 11 hours of marriage, Annabelle and her husband separate-not knowing what each other truly looks like. Annabelle is given stocks in a mining enterprise by her husband and told not to part with them. Annabelle, an extravagant spender, is forced to give the stocks to her husband's millionaire rival. Hearing that her husband is returning home, Annabelle poses as a cook at her husband's rival's home. Her husband arrives but is unrecognizable to Annabelle. He's now working as a captain for his rival. Annabelle finds herself falling for this mysterious captain.
Carlotta Manson is a young and beautiful opera star who wants some spice in her personal life. She threatens to forsake opera for a wild, romantic fling. One night, a burglar, Barney McGann breaks into Carlotta's boudoir while she's asleep to steal her jewelery. Carlotta awakes and is facinated with Barney. They date and marry at her Villa in Italy. Soon Barney can't take being married to a diva and leaves her. Carlotta picks herself up and returns to opera. One night as Carlotta is asleep in her boudoir, she is awaken by someone breaking in...
Phil and Pete compete for Mary's love and also in a contest for best song written by a college student. Notable as the first movie in which John Wayne gets billing (as Duke Morrison).
A family saga in which three of a Bavarian widow''''s sons go to war for Germany and the fourth goes to America, Germany''''s eventual opponent.
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