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Samuel G. Engel

Samuel G. Engel



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Also Known As: Died: April 7, 1984
Born: December 29, 1904 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Woodridge, New York, USA Profession: Producer ...


Director (feature film)

Blood Money (1933) as 2d asst dir

Cast (feature film)

The Big Show (1957) as

Writer (feature film)

The Frogmen (1951) as Contract Writer
Captain from Castile (1948) as Contract Writer
The invasion of Mexico by Cortez, as seen by a young Spanish officer fleeing the Inquisition.
The Street with No Name (1948) as Contract Writer
A young FBI agent infiltrates a criminal mob.
Do You Love Me (1946) as Contract Writer
A dean of a music school undergoes a transformation after she meets a swing bandleader.
My Darling Clementine (1946) as Screenwriter
When the Clantons steal his family's cattle and kill his brother, Wyatt Earp signs on as sheriff of Tombstone and vows to bring them in.
Blue, White and Perfect (1942) as Screenwriter
Detective Michael Shayne aids the war effort by fighting industrial diamond smugglers. They operate through Hawaii and part of the movie takes place on an ocean liner headed for there.
Young America (1942) as Orig scr
Thru Different Eyes (1942) as Orig scr
Charlie Chan in Rio (1941) as Screenwriter
A pair of murders in Rio de Janiero leads the local police to call the famed detective. Charlie is puzzled, at first, when it appears that one of the murderers is killed by the first victim's widow.
Private Nurse (1941) as Orig scr
Scotland Yard (1941) as Screenwriter
Inspector Cork pursues a bank robber who serves in the army and receives facial injuries. After plastic surgery he shows up as a bank president planning an enormous robbery.
Romance of the Rio Grande (1941) as Screenwriter
Ride on Vaquero (1941) as Orig scr
The Cisco Kid (Cesar Romero) is captured while keeping a rendezvous with cantina dancer Dolores (Joan Woodbury) but is released by his captor, the commander of a U.S. Army regiment, to help break up a kidnap ring. On his way to Las Tables with his pal, Gordito (Chris-Pin Martin), he makes a stop at the Martinez Rancho, where they learn that his friend Carlos (Robert Lowery) has been kidnapped, from his wife Marquerita (Lynne Roberts). At the Crystal Palace Saloon, Cisco runs into an old girlfriend, Sally (Mary Beth Hughes), who he once jilted for a tight-rope walker, but she doesn't betray him when the sheriff (Arthur Hohl) and an army officer (Robert 'Buddy' Shaw as Robert Shaw, since there was no other Robert Shaw at the time and this Robert Shaw had no need of the "Buddy" attribute given him by latter-day historians, who can't tell the players without a program and a roman numeral..and quite often not even then),enter searching for Cisco. While Cisco and the easily-forgiving Sally dance, the heads of the kidnap gang, the sheriff, Clark (Edwin Maxwell) and Redge (Don Costello), meet upstairs to discuss the plans for collecting the $50,000 ransom they have on Carlos. Cisco follows the kidnappers after they collect the ransom money, but before he can do anything about it, he is arrested and thrown in jail.
Johnny Apollo (1940) as Original Story
A Wall Street broker is jailed for embezzling. His college graduate son then turns to crime to raise money for his father's release.
Earthbound (1940) as Screenwriter
Nick and Ellen's second honeymoon in Switzerland is interrupted when he is called back to Paris on business. But it turns out to be funny-business when he discovers his ex-mistress Linda sent him the telegram. Nick spurns her, leading her to shoot and kill him. His ghost cannot rest, though, since Linda's husband Jeff is arrested for the crime and tried. Nick hovers over Ellen guiding her to the evidence that will clear Jeff and convict Linda, at which point he can rest at peace.
Viva Cisco Kid (1940) as Screenwriter
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.
She Had to Eat (1937) as Screenwriter
Sins of Man (1936) as Screenwriter
Austrian church bell ringer Freyman loves music and wants his two sons (both played by Ameche) to love it too. The first goes to America and the second is born deaf-mute but gains hearing during WWI bombing.
Stowaway (1936) as Story
An American playboy helps an orphan travel from Shanghai to the U.S.

Producer (feature film)

The Lion (1962) as Producer
A man visits his daughter on an African wildlife reserve to make sure she's not growing up too wild.
The Story of Ruth (1960) as Producer
Ruth becomes the favourite of a pagan king but eventually flees to Israel.
Bernardine (1957) as Producer
High school students enter a fictional woman''s name into a contest, when that name is drawn hilarity ensues.
Boy on a Dolphin (1957) as Producer
A Greek sponge diver discovers a beautiful antiquity at the sea's bottom on one of her dives, and then she becomes obsessed with selling it via the help of her scamming boyfriend.
Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955) as Producer
A devoted teacher sacrifices personal happiness to stay with her students.
A Man Called Peter (1955) as Producer
A Scottish boy follows his faith to a bright career preaching in Washington, DC.
Daddy Long Legs (1955) as Producer
A tycoon anonymously sponsors a French girl's college education.
Taxi (1953) as Producer
Pony Soldier (1952) as Producer
In 1876, Duncan MacDonald joins the new, 300-member Mounted Police in western Canada, just in time for a dangerous mission. It seems the Cree Indians, raiding across the border in Montana, took two hostages for their safe return to Canada. But MacDonald, with only scout Natayo to help, will need all his diplomacy and then some to extract the captives from the midst of a thousand Cree.
Belles on Their Toes (1952) as Producer
The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income, while Anne, Martha, and even Ernestine find romance.
Red Skies of Montana (1952) as Producer
Something for the Birds (1952) as Producer
A conservationist fights to save the habitat of the California condor and to do it she works her way into the affections of a representative of the oil company that wants the land for their own purposes.
The Frogmen (1951) as Producer
Follow the Sun (1951) as Producer
Rawhide (1951) as Producer
Two individuals on a stage coach find themselves at the mercy of four outlaws.
The Jackpot (1950) as Producer
Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers he'll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.
Night and the City (1950) as Producer
A London hustler has ambitious plans that never work out.
Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949) as Producer
A middle-aged genius goes to college for the first time.
Come to the Stable (1949) as Producer
Two nuns set up a children''''s hospital in the New England countryside.
The Street with No Name (1948) as Producer
A young FBI agent infiltrates a criminal mob.
Deep Waters (1948) as Producer
Sitting Pretty (1948) as Producer
An efficiency expert tries to prove his methods apply to child rearing.
My Darling Clementine (1946) as Producer
When the Clantons steal his family's cattle and kill his brother, Wyatt Earp signs on as sheriff of Tombstone and vows to bring them in.
Grand Jury Secrets (1939) as Associate Producer
Gateway (1938) as Associate Producer
Irish immigrant (Whalen) meets returning war correspondent (Ameche) on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amors of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at Ellis Island.
We're Going to Be Rich (1938) as Associate Producer
Crack-Up (1937) as Associate Producer
Lancer Spy (1937) as Associate Producer
An Englishman impersonates an imprisoned German officer and "returns" to Germany to become a national hero. A female German spy is assigned to check him out but falls in love with him.
She Had to Eat (1937) as Associate Producer

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