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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 29, 1980|
|Born:||September 10, 1905||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Saginaw, Michigan, USA||Profession:||Director ...|
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Director (feature film)
In the 7th of Columbia's "Whistler" series, truck-firm owner Steve Reynolds (Richard Dix) gets involved in a feud with a rival firm, and shortly thereafter is slugged by a masked assailant who steals the truck he is driving. The assailant runs down a policeman in the truck and leaves other clues pointing to Reynolds as the cop killer. With only a glove, with diamonds stuck in the thumb,as a clue, and while evading the police and other characters after him and the diamonds, Reynolds finally runs down the guilty party and clears himself.
A society sleuth turns cowboy to investigate a Texas murder.
Married detectives investigating a small-town murder uncover a spy ring.
A.C.Baker (Anne Shirley), advertising executive for an insurance company, approaches test pilot Terry Moore (Eddie Albert) with a proposition that in return for using his picture and endorsement he will get a paid-for-a-year $1000 policy. High-risk Terry agrees. George MacAlister (Roger Pryor) fires his secretary, Miss Tracy (Mary Treen), just as she is typing up the policy and she, for spite, changes the amount from a thousand dollars to one million dollars. A.C. delivers the policy, without noticing the difference, to Terry at a party at the Frolics Club, a cheap joint wedged between a burlesque house and a flop house hotel. Three characters, an elderly hat-check "girl" known as Mother Hodges (Maude Eburne); Avery Jamieson (Raymond Walburn), a broken-down actor; and bartender Harry Gargan (Edward Brophy) are named beneficiaries. When the company discovers the error, A.C. is sent to get back the policy and, pending that, don't let Terry make any test flights.
A society sleuth tracks a lost plane carrying $100,000.
A society sleuth investigates murder at a girls'' school.
A prizefighter's swelled head endangers his marriage.
The story revoles around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner (Nils Asther), who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane (Ellen Drew), his secretary who also has a personal interest; and Steve Van Ruyle (Robert Preston), a sailor who has inherited a position on Faulkner's board of directors. Faulkner is (presumably) murdered, and Kit is falsely accused of the murder. Steve assumes the job of clearing her name.
Opposing lawyers face off in court over a land deal only to wind up in each other''''s arms.
A northwoods lumberjack unwittingly marries his best friend''''s girl.
Society sleuth Philo Vance tangles with foreign agents when he investigates the murder of an aircraft manufacturer.
A surgeon unjustly sent to Devil's Island fights to survive harsh treatment.
A group of delinquents get shipped to military school.
A teen-aged sleuth sets out to prove a young girl innocent of murder charges.
A teen-aged sleuth helps two old ladies deal with the "haunting" of their mansion.
A teen-aged sleuth tries to clear one of her father''''s friends of a murder charge.
An insurance man tangles with a fraud ring.
An ambitious newspaper woman traces bank robbers to an ocean liner.
A trumpeter''''s sure-fire moneymaking scheme backfires.
A teen-aged sleuth investigates a wealthy woman''''s disappearance.
Perry Mason tries to find out if a long-lost heiress is the real thing.
Government investigators take on a powerful protection racket.
To win a bet, a society girl elopes with someone she hardly knows.
A Hollywood heartthrob helps a small-town girl achieve stardom.
Two foster brothers studying medicine fall for the same woman.
A disgraced jockey's son fights to clear the family name.
Perry Mason''''s honeymoon with Della Street is interrupted by the murder of a scandal-sheet publisher.
A radio commentator avenges an old wrong by blowing the whistle on Hollywood scandals.
A bored small-town teacher gets mixed up with an escaped bank robber.
A lady lawyer for the mob tries to break free of her criminal connections.
Editing (feature film)
A doctor investigates the murder of a colleague involved in experimental surgery.
An American oil company representative almost sacrifices his marriage for his career.
An actress stops at nothing to protect her daughter from her shady past.
Two Marine pilots vie for romance and glory.
An heiress falls for a singing window washer.
When she thinks her husband has been unfaithful, a woman claims to be having an affair of her own.
A pair of con women masquerade as girl scouts to escape to New York.
Before she can confess to shooting her husband''''s mistress, a woman succumbs to amnesia.
A female doctor learns that her husband loves another woman.
A police lieutenant uses scientific methods to solve a decadent playboy's murder.
A noted gunman takes a job on a cattle ranch to stop a band of rustlers.
A rodeo rider can''''t face the game after he''''s almost killed by a wild bronco.
A cowboy and a beautiful girl inherit a supposedly haunted gold mine.
A young man seeks vengeance on the outlaws who killed his father.
In this short film, a pastor in a western town competes against a saloon in order to form a congregation for his small church. Vitaphone Release 7661-7662.
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