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Allan Dwan

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Also Known As: Died: December 21, 1981
Born: April 3, 1885 Cause of Death: complications from a stroke
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, CA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Most Dangerous Man Alive (1961) as Director
A mob chief is bombarded by radiation while fleeing from the police, making him the most dangerous man alive!
2.
Enchanted Island (1958) as Director
Two 19th-century sailors jump ship only to discover their tropical paradise is a cannibal stronghold.
3.
The River's Edge (1957) as Director
A thief with a million dollars on him wrangles a Texas couple, the husband being an expert outdoorsman, to guide him across the Texas border and make his escape into Mexico.
4.
The Restless Breed (1957) as Director
Educated but hot-headed Mitch Baker travels to the border town of Mission intent on avenging the death of his secret service father at the hand of contraband gang leader Newton.
5.
Hold Back the Night (1956) as Director
6.
Slightly Scarlet (1956) as Director
Kleptomaniac Dorothy Lyons is paroled from prison in custody of her sister June, secretary to "reform" political candidate Frank Jansen. Ben Grace, associate of crime boss Sol Caspar, sees this as a way to smear Jansen's campaign. But after falling out with Caspar, Ben tries to help June, who he begins to fall for. Sexy Dorothy also has a yen for Ben. June is reluctantly forced to go along with Ben's schemes, but there may be more to these than meets the eye...
7.
Escape to Burma (1955) as Director
A local prince in British Burma has been killed, apparently by his prospecting partner Jim Brecan. The bereaved father wants Brecan's head, no questions asked, but Captain Cardigan of the colonial police hopes to find him first for a fair trial. Meanwhile, Brecan finds refuge on the teak plantation of wealthy colonial Gwen Moore, where mutual attraction soon makes him indispensable...
8.
Pearl of the South Pacific (1955) as Director
Two beachcombers with a yacht join woman-with-a-past Rita on a quest for black pearls on a secret island. Arrived, they find another white man has made himself high priest; but George, the latter's handome son, is fair game for Rita, who lands in the guise of a missionary! The inevitable conflict over the pearls brings violence and corruption to the quiet island.
9.
Tennessee's Partner (1955) as Director
A tough, womanizing high-stakes gambler known only as Tennessee has an uneasy relationship with Duchess, madam of a thinly-disguised bordello, and no other friends at all. But he's saved from murder by a lonesome cowpoke ('My friends call me Cowpoke'), in town to meet his fiancTe Goldie on the steamboat. When she arrives, there's a mysterious undercurrent between Goldie and Tennessee, whose newfound friendship with Cowpoke is destined to be severely tried...
10.
Silver Lode (1954) as Director
Dan Ballard, a respected citizen in the western town of Silver Lode, has his wedding interrupted by four men led by Ned McCarthy, an old acquaintance who, as a US Marshal, arrests Ballard for the murder of his brother and the theft of $20,000. Ballard seeks to stall McCarthy while tracking down evidence that will prove his innocence: but the townspeople's loyalty to him gradually begins to waver under McCarthy's accusations.
11.
Cattle Queen of Montana (1954) as Director
The Jones family, about to prove claim to prime Montana land, is raided by renegade Indians in league with villainous neighbor McCord, who gets most of the stolen cattle. Two survivors are helped by college-educated chief's son Colorados. Now Sierra Nevada Jones must fight for her land against legal technicalities and assorted villains. Can she gain the help of McCord's hired gun, Farrell?
12.
Passion (1954) as Director
In old Spanish California, dashing cattleman Juan Obregon returns to the rancho of his friend Gaspar Melo, to find he's fathered a son on Rosa, one of Gaspar's identical twin daughters. Overjoyed, he plans to formalize his "unofficial" marriage. But trouble brews; Melo's land is of unclear title and the new Don Domingo hopes to grab it for his own profit. Violence results. Without even knowing who survived, Juan (accompanied by Rosa's tomboy sister Tonya) rides for revenge, through spectacular pastoral and wilderness scenery.
13.
Flight Nurse (1954) as Director
14.
Woman They Almost Lynched (1953) as Director
15.
Sweethearts on Parade (1953) as Director
17.
Montana Belle (1952) as Director
The Daltons force Belle Starr to help them on a dangerous raid.
18.
The Wild Blue Yonder (1951) as Director
19.
Belle Le Grand (1951) as Director
20.
Surrender (1950) as Director
21.
Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) as Director
During World War II, a marine sergeant must turn his recruits into fighting men.
22.
Angel in Exile (1948) as Director
23.
The Inside Story (1948) as Director
A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local farmer. Whilst waiting for the farmer to arrive the money is put in a safe at a hotel for safe keeping. However, it is removed by mistake and solves a number of financial problems before it is returned.
24.
Calendar Girl (1947) as Director
25.
Northwest Outpost (1947) as Director
26.
Driftwood (1947) as Director
Six-year-old Jenny (Natalie Wood) rescues a collie dog, the only survivor of a plane wreck. A tag on the dog's neck states that it is en route to a medical laboratory where its blood will be used for spotted fever vaccine. Dr. Steven Webster (Dean Jagger) meets both Jenny and the dog and "adopts" them both. His fiancee Susan (Ruth Warrick) isn't too fond of either the girl or the dog. Webster wants to get a hospital for the town but he is suppressed by the town mayor (Jerome Cowan.) In the arguments that follow, Webster's lab is wrecked and ticks infected with spotted fever escape. The town is in a panic and all want to be vaccinated. Jenny is infected and is about to die.
27.
Rendezvous with Annie (1946) as Director
28.
Getting Gertie's Garter (1945) as Director
29.
Brewster's Millions (1945) as Director
A veteran has to spend $1 million in two months to inherit a fortune.
30.
Abroad with Two Yanks (1944) as Director
Biff and Jeff, two American G.I.'s on furlough in Australia during The Second World War, are enjoying their time the way most soldiers on leave do. When they meet the beautiful Joyce, however, they both fall head over heels for her, and start competing for her attentions. As their R&R time begins to run out, the schemes they each come up with to win her affection and foil the other's plans to do the same become more and more outrageous.
31.
Up in Mabel's Room (1944) as Director
32.
Around the World (1944) as Director
Kay Kyser and his Kollege of Musical Knowledge entertain the troops overseas.
33.
Here We Go Again (1942) as Director
While on their second honeymoon, Fibber McGee and Molly get mixed up with con men.
34.
Friendly Enemies (1942) as Director
35.
Look Who's Laughing (1941) as Director
A radio star plans to build an airplane plant in a sleepy small town.
36.
Rise and Shine (1941) as Director
The college president, the head cheerleader and a gambling gangster try to keep a flunking football star in the game.
37.
Young People (1940) as Director
Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small town until a storm lets the family show their stuff. Clips from earlier films fill in Shirley's background.
38.
Sailor's Lady (1940) as Director
Sailor (Hall) is going to marry his girlfriend (Kelly) when he returns, but she becomes foster mother to baby whose parents are accidentally killed. The baby is accidentally left on board a visiting battleship.
39.
Trail of the Vigilantes (1940) as Director
40.
The Three Musketeers (1939) as Director
A parodic remake of the story of the young Gascon D'Artagnan, who arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Athos. Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu.
41.
Frontier Marshal (1939) as Director
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).
42.
The Gorilla (1939) as Director
Three screwball detectives try to protect a lawyer from a murderous gorilla.
43.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938) as Director
A frantic radio producer must find the perfect Little Miss America for an advertiser's national program and discovers her in his country neighbor.
44.
Josette (1938) as Director
Two young men (Ameche and Young) try to wrest their father (Collier) from the clutches of a gold digger (Birell) but by mistake think the woman is a young nightclub singer (Simon) with whom they both fall in love.
45.
Suez (1938) as Director
A young French nobleman dreams of building the Suez Canal.
46.
Heidi (1937) as Director
An orphaned girl tends goats for her grandfather until she's sold to serve as a disabled girl's companion.
47.
Woman-Wise (1937) as Director
Tracey Browne (Michael Whalen), sports editor of the "Globe", leanrs that fight promoter Richards (Alan Dinehart) and Stevens (Douglas Fowley), sports editor of the "Dispatch", are conducting a boxing racket that victimizes down-and-out, has-been fighters, and he denounces them in his column. He gives Alice Fuller (Richelle Hudson),daughter of one of the fighters (Pat Flaherty) whom he aids , the job of following young Clint De Witt (John Beck), son of the "Globe's" owner, to see that he sticks to his job. Browne, who has fallen in love with Alice, thinks it is Clint she loves. In their effort to get Browne for his meddling, Richards and Stevens strike at him through Clint.
48.
That I May Live (1937) as Director
49.
One Mile from Heaven (1937) as Director
50.
Time Out for Romance (1937) as Fill-In Director
51.
High Tension (1936) as Director
52.
Human Cargo (1936) as Director
53.
Song and Dance Man (1936) as Director
54.
15 Maiden Lane (1936) as Director
55.
Black Sheep (1935) as Director
56.
Navy Wife (1935) as Director
57.
Hollywood Party (1934) as Director
A movie star's gala celebration creates chaos.
58.
I Spy (1933) as Director
59.
Counsel's Opinion (1933) as Director
60.
While Paris Sleeps (1932) as Director
61.
Chances (1931) as Director
When brothers fighting World War I together fall for the same girl, it spells danger.
62.
Wicked (1931) as Director
63.
What a Widow (1930) as Director
64.
Man to Man (1930) as Director
A young man attempts to overcome the memory of his father, who was sent to jail for committing a murder.
65.
The Iron Mask (1929) as Director
King Louis XIII of France is thrilled to have born to him a son - an heir to the throne. But when the queen delivers a twin, Cardinal Richelieu sees the second son as a potential for revolution, and has him sent off to Spain to be raised in secret to ensure a peaceful future for France. Alas, keeping the secret means sending Constance, lover of D'Artagnan, off to a convent. D'Artagnan hears of this and rallies the Musketeers in a bid to rescue her. Unfortunately, Richelieu out-smarts the Musketeers and banishes them forever. Richelieu enlists D'Artagnan to look after and protect the young prince. Meanwhile, de Rochefort learns of the twins and Richelieu's plans, and kidnaps the twin, raising him in secret. Many years later, with Richelieu dead and the young prince crowned King Louis XIV, Rochefort launches his plan. The king is kidnapped, replaced with his twin, put in an iron mask so as not to be recognized, and led off to a remote castle to be held prisoner. Louis XIV is able to alert D'Artagnan, who realizes that only his friends Athos, Porthos, and Aramis can help him, so he reunites the Musketeers to derail Rochefort's nefarious plot but at a heavy toll.
66.
Frozen Justice (1929) as Director
67.
South Sea Rose (1929) as Director
68.
The Far Call (1929) as Director
69.
Tide of Empire (1929) as Director
A cowboys love life turns topsy turvy when he wins his girlfriend's family ranch.
70.
The Big Noise (1928) as Director
71.
French Dressing (1928) as Director
72.
East Side, West Side (1927) as Director
73.
The Music Master (1927) as Director
74.
The Joy Girl (1927) as Director
75.
Sea Horses (1926) as Director
76.
Tin Gods (1926) as Director
77.
Summer Bachelors (1926) as Director
78.
Padlocked (1926) as Director
79.
Night Life of New York (1925) as Director
80.
Stage Struck (1925) as Director
81.
The Coast of Folly (1925) as Director
82.
Her Love Story (1924) as Director
83.
A Society Scandal (1924) as Director
84.
85.
Argentine Love (1924) as Director
86.
Manhandled (1924) as Director
87.
Zaza (1923) as Director
88.
Big Brother (1923) as Director
89.
Lawful Larceny (1923) as Director
90.
Robin Hood (1923) as Director
Amid big-budget medieval pageantry, King Richard goes on the Crusades leaving his brother Prince John as regent, who promptly emerges as a cruel, grasping, treacherous tyrant. Apprised of England's peril by message from his lady-love Marian, the dashing Earl of Huntingdon endangers his life and honor by returning to oppose John, but finds himself and his friends outlawed, and Marian apparently dead. Enter Robin Hood, acrobatic champion of the oppressed, laboring to set things right through swash buckling feats and cliffhanging perils!
91.
The Glimpses of the Moon (1923) as Director
92.
Superstition (1922) as Director
93.
The Hidden Woman (1922) as Director
94.
A Perfect Crime (1921) as Director
95.
The Sin of Martha Queed (1921) as Director
96.
A Broken Doll (1921) as Director
97.
The Luck of the Irish (1920) as Director
98.
The Scoffer (1920) as Director
99.
The Forbidden Thing (1920) as Director
100.
In the Heart of a Fool (1920) as Director
101.
A Splendid Hazard (1920) as Director
102.
Cheating Cheaters (1919) as Director
103.
The Dark Star (1919) as Director
A fabulous jewel known as the 'Dark Star' is stolen; a pastor's daughter gets involved, falling into the depths of a spy plot concerning war plans and fortifications...
104.
Soldiers of Fortune (1919) as Director
105.
Getting Mary Married (1919) as Director
106.
Mr. Fix-It (1918) as Director
107.
He Comes Up Smiling (1918) as Director
Jerry Martin quits his dull job as a bank clerk and falls in with a band of hobos. He takes on the guise of Bachelor, the "king of the market," and finds himself pursued by dangerous men who are after the real Bachelor.
108.
Bound in Morocco (1918) as Director
109.
Fighting Odds (1917) as Director
110.
Panthea (1917) as Director
111.
A Modern Musketeer (1917) as Director
A young man from Kansas is inspired by the legendary Three Musketeers.
112.
Betty of Graystone (1916) as Director
113.
The Good Bad Man (1916) as Director
114.
An Innocent Magdalene (1916) as Director
115.
Manhattan Madness (1916) as Director
Steve O'Dare, a young New Yorker who has gone off to Wyoming to be a cowboy, returns to New York to sell some cattle. He bores his friends with tales of the exciting Western life, so they plot to trick him with a mock abduction. But although Steve falls for the gag, he ends up turning the tables on his friends.
116.
The Half-Breed (1916) as Director
117.
Fifty-Fifty (1916) as Director
118.
The Habit of Happiness (1916) as Director
Sunny Wiggins is convinced that laughter can cure any ailment. He tries his thesis out on a dyspeptic millionaire, to great success. He turns his attention to easing the plight of the down-and-out on skid row. In due course, he and the millionaire's daughter become entangled with a gang of ruffians, and Sunny must use more than laughter to save the day.
119.
120.
Foundling, The (1915) as Director
121.
Jordan Is a Hard Road (1915) as Director
A bandit reforms himself and gives up his baby into better hands. Years later, he attempts to reunite with his daughter without revealing who he is.
122.
The Commanding Officer (1915) as Director
123.
May Blossom (1915) as Director
124.
The Pretty Sister of Jose (1915) as Director
125.
The Love Route (1915) as Director
126.
A Girl of Yesterday (1915) as Director
127.
Richelieu (1914) as Director
128.
Wildflower (1914) as Director
130.
The Conspiracy (1914) as Director
131.
The Straight Road (1914) as Director
132.
The Chase (1913)
133.
135.
138.
The Animal (1913)
141.
142.
143.
144.
The Mormon (1912)
146.
147.
Maiden and Men (1912) as Director
148.
149.
150.
151.
The Fear (1912)
153.
Fidelity (1912)
154.
155.
156.
158.
The Gunman (1911)

Cast (feature film)

160.
This Is Korea! (1951) as Narrator
Archival footage documents the North Korean aggression that started the Korean War.

Writer (feature film)

161.
Getting Gertie's Garter (1945) as Adpt and scr
162.
Human Cargo (1936) as Contract Writer
163.
Black Sheep (1935) as Story
164.
Welcome Home (1935) as Contract Writer
165.
I Spy (1933) as Screenwriter
166.
While Paris Sleeps (1932) as Contract Writer
167.
East Side, West Side (1927) as Adaptation
168.
Fifty-Fifty (1925) as Story
169.
The Sin of Martha Queed (1921) as Writer
170.
A Broken Doll (1921) as Scen
171.
The Forbidden Thing (1920) as Scen
172.
Soldiers of Fortune (1919) as Scen
173.
Bound in Morocco (1918) as Scen
174.
Headin' South (1918) as Scen
175.
Mr. Fix-It (1918) as Scen
176.
Panthea (1917) as Scen
177.
A Modern Musketeer (1917) as Scen
A young man from Kansas is inspired by the legendary Three Musketeers.
178.
The Habit of Happiness (1916) as Scen
Sunny Wiggins is convinced that laughter can cure any ailment. He tries his thesis out on a dyspeptic millionaire, to great success. He turns his attention to easing the plight of the down-and-out on skid row. In due course, he and the millionaire's daughter become entangled with a gang of ruffians, and Sunny must use more than laughter to save the day.
179.
Jordan Is a Hard Road (1915) as Scen
A bandit reforms himself and gives up his baby into better hands. Years later, he attempts to reunite with his daughter without revealing who he is.
180.
Wildflower (1914) as Scen

Producer (feature film)

181.
Flight Nurse (1954) as Associate Producer
182.
Sweethearts on Parade (1953) as Associate Producer
183.
Woman They Almost Lynched (1953) as Associate Producer
184.
The Wild Blue Yonder (1951) as Associate Producer
185.
The Inside Story (1948) as Associate Producer
A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local farmer. Whilst waiting for the farmer to arrive the money is put in a safe at a hotel for safe keeping. However, it is removed by mistake and solves a number of financial problems before it is returned.
186.
Angel in Exile (1948) as Associate Producer
187.
Driftwood (1947) as Producer
Six-year-old Jenny (Natalie Wood) rescues a collie dog, the only survivor of a plane wreck. A tag on the dog's neck states that it is en route to a medical laboratory where its blood will be used for spotted fever vaccine. Dr. Steven Webster (Dean Jagger) meets both Jenny and the dog and "adopts" them both. His fiancee Susan (Ruth Warrick) isn't too fond of either the girl or the dog. Webster wants to get a hospital for the town but he is suppressed by the town mayor (Jerome Cowan.) In the arguments that follow, Webster's lab is wrecked and ticks infected with spotted fever escape. The town is in a panic and all want to be vaccinated. Jenny is infected and is about to die.
188.
Calendar Girl (1947) as Associate Producer
189.
Northwest Outpost (1947) as Associate Producer
190.
Rendezvous with Annie (1946) as Associate Producer
191.
Around the World (1944) as Producer
Kay Kyser and his Kollege of Musical Knowledge entertain the troops overseas.
192.
Here We Go Again (1942) as Producer
While on their second honeymoon, Fibber McGee and Molly get mixed up with con men.
193.
Look Who's Laughing (1941) as Producer
A radio star plans to build an airplane plant in a sleepy small town.
194.
The Big Noise (1928) as Producer
195.
French Dressing (1928) as Producer
196.
A Society Scandal (1924) as Producer
197.
The Hidden Woman (1922) as Producer
198.
The Scoffer (1920) as Producer
199.
In the Heart of a Fool (1920) as Producer
200.
The Luck of the Irish (1920) as Producer
201.
Getting Mary Married (1919) as Producer
202.
Sahara (1919) as Supervisor
203.
From Two to Six (1918) as Supervisor
204.
Headin' South (1918) as Supervisor
205.
A Case at Law (1917) as Supervisor
206.
The Food Gamblers (1917) as Supervisor
207.
The Haunted House (1917) as Supervisor
208.
The Man Hater (1917) as Supervisor
209.
The Man Who Made Good (1917) as Supervisor
210.
Grafters (1917) as Supervisor
211.
American--That's All (1917) as Supervisor
212.
Her Excellency, the Governor (1917) as Supervisor
213.
For Valour (1917) as Supervisor

Editing (feature film)

214.
A Modern Musketeer (1917) as Supervising Editor
A young man from Kansas is inspired by the legendary Three Musketeers.

Music (feature film)

215.
Flight Nurse (1954) as Composer
216.
Sweethearts on Parade (1953) as Composer
218.
The Wild Blue Yonder (1951) as Composer

Production Companies (feature film)

219.
Wicked (1931) as Company

Director (special)

220.
It's Always Sunday (1956) as Director
The story of Charles Parker, a soft-touch minister whose kind reputation constantly causes trouble. The pilot episode relates Reverend Parker's efforts to help George and Eddie, a pair of itinerants who have just arrived in town.

Writer (special)

221.
It's Always Sunday (1956) as Writer
The story of Charles Parker, a soft-touch minister whose kind reputation constantly causes trouble. The pilot episode relates Reverend Parker's efforts to help George and Eddie, a pair of itinerants who have just arrived in town.

Assistant Direction (short)

222.
Hollywood Party (1937)
In this short film, Elissa Landi and Charley Chase host an East Asian themed garden tea party in Hollywood.

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