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Leslie Fenton

Leslie Fenton



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Also Known As: Died: March 25, 1978
Born: March 12, 1902 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Liverpool, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951) as Director
Gil Kyle finds himself caught up in the politics and unrest of the American Civil War and soon gets himself framed for a murder. His only alibi is Candace Bronson, who is aiding the Confederate cause and has left the territory to deliver a vital message about a Yankee gold shipment. So he sets off in pursuit, running into desperados, government agents, and guerrilla fighters, who are more interested in profit than ideals.
Whispering Smith (1949) as Director
A railroad detective tries to bring in a gang of train robbers and a lost love.
Streets of Laredo (1949) as Director
Texas, 1878: cheerful outlaw-buddies Jim, Lorn and Wahoo rescue spunky orphan Rannie Carter from rustling racketeers, then are forced to separate. Lorn goes on to bigger and better robberies, while Jim and Wahoo are (at first reluctantly) maneuvered into joining the Texas Rangers. For friendship's sake, the three try to keep out of direct conflict, but a showdown begins to look inevitable. And Rannie, now grown into lovely young womanhood, must choose between Lorn and Jim.
Lulu Belle (1948) as Director
On Our Merry Way (1948) as Director
Oliver Pease gets a dose of courage from his wife Martha and tricks the editor of the paper (where he writes lost pet notices) into assigning him the day's roving question. Martha suggests, "Has a little child ever changed your life?" Oliver gets answers from two slow-talking musicians, an actress whose roles usually feature a sarong, and an itinerant cardsharp. In each case the "little child" is hardly innocent: in the first, a local auto mechanic's "baby" turns out to be fully developed as a woman and a musician; in the second, a spoiled child star learns kindness; in the third, the family of a lost brat doesn't want him returned. And Oliver, what becomes of him?
Saigon (1948) as Director
After World War II Larry learns that his flying buddy Mike will only live a short time despite the efforts of the doctors. He takes on a profitable flying job for profiteers Maris to finance a good time for his buddy. As the plane takes off he shoves Maris' secretary Susan on board. When Mike falls for her, Larry tells her to play along for Mike's sake. She, of course, falls for Larry.
Pardon My Past (1945) as Director
A penniless veteran is mistaken for a millionaire playboy.
The Story of G. I. Joe (1945) as Director
War correspondent Ernie Pyle joins an Army platoon during World War II to learn what battle is really about.
Tomorrow, the World! (1944) as Director
An American family takes in a young German relative and discovers he''''s been indoctrinated with Nazi propaganda.
The Saint's Vacation (1941) as Director
Reformed jewel thief Simon Templar vies with Nazi agents for possession of a mysterious music box .
The Man from Dakota (1940) as Director
A Yankee soldier becomes a spy with the help of a beautiful woman.
The Golden Fleecing (1940) as Director
A mild-mannered insurance salesman gets mixed up with gangsters.
Stronger Than Desire (1939) as Director
A lawyer's wife keeps mum as her husband defends an innocent woman for the crime she committed.
Tell No Tales (1939) as Director
In search of a big scoop for his failing paper, an editor tries to solve a kidnapping case that''''s turned into murder.
Lady of the Tropics (1939) as Fill-In Director
An American playboy in Saigon has to fight to get his Eurasian wife out of the country.

Cast (feature film)

Pardon My Past (1945) as Ship's captain
A penniless veteran is mistaken for a millionaire playboy.
Boys Town (1938) as Dan Farrow
True story of Father Flanagan's fight to build a home for orphaned boys.
China Passage (1937) as Anthony Durand
Murder and jewel theft plague a China-bound steamer.
Two in the Dark (1936) as Stuart Eldredge
A man with amnesia fights to prove himself innocent of murder.
The House of Secrets (1936) as Barry Wilding
Globe-trotter Barry Wilding (Leslie Fenton) intercedes when a man annoys Julie Kenmore (Muriel Evans) on a ship crossing the English Channel, but she refuses to tell him her name or address. Barry determines to find her in London, but he is summoned to a lawyer's office and informed that he has inherited "The Hawk's Nest", a large estate outside London. He has to sign a declaration that he will never sell the property. He arrives there and is roughly put off his own property be trespassers who have taken up residence. Despite offers to buy the estate and warnings to get out of England, Barry refuses to do either. Julie appears and tells Barry she is living at "The Hawk's Nest" and he must allow her and her father, Dr. Kenmore (Morgan Wallace), to continue to live there for at least six months, and he can not visit her there. But Barry continues to try to solve the mystery that surrounds his inheritance even after being attacked by three American gangsters. Barry tries to enlist the aid of Scotland Yard, but, for some unfathomable reason, they refuse to help him. Mystery piles on mystery before the amazing and unusual conclusion.
Murder on a Bridle Path (1936) as Don Gregg
Schoolteacher Hildegarde Withers matches wits with the police to solve the murder of a society bride in Central Park.
The Longest Night (1936) as Carl Briggs
A department-store head tries to stop a gangland plot.
Sworn Enemy (1936) as Steve [Sherman]
A law student poses as a fight promoter to catch a notorious gangster.
The Casino Murder Case (1935) as Dr. Kane
Society sleuth Philo Vance takes on a series of murders at an aging dowager's mansion.
Men Without Names (1935) as Monk
Star of Midnight (1935) as Tim Winthrop
A New York lawyer tries to track down a kidnapped actress.
Chinatown Squad (1935) as [Su] Quong
East of Java (1935) as Wong Bo
Stolen Harmony (1935) as Joe Harris
Band leader Jack Conrad is impressed by prison inmate Ray Ferrera on saxophone. Conrad hires Ray to join his band and tour upon his release. Ray hooks up with Jean, a dancer in the show, and the two become a successful dance act. However, when an ex-inmate buddy of Ray's robs the tour bus, Ray is suspected of wrongdoing by Jack and the others in the group. After a gang of thugs hijacks the tour bus, Ray tries to use his street smarts to redeem his reputation.
Fugitive Road (1934) as Riker
White Lies (1934) as Dan Oliver
Marie Galante (1934) as [General Saki] Tenoki
Marie is kidnapped and taken aboard ship, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a cafe in the Panama Canal zone. There she gets involved in a plot to destroy the canal and runs into American intelligence officer Crawbett.
I Believed in You (1934) as Russell Storm
Take the Stand (1934) as
Strange Wives (1934) as Svengaart
Lady Killer (1933) as Duke
A criminal on the run becomes a Hollywood movie star.
Night Flight (1933) as Radio operator
An airline's owner runs his business with ruthless disregard for safety.
Air Mail (1932) as Tony Dressel
Level headed Mike Miller runs Desert Airport, an air mail base full of daring young pilots risking their lives to get the mail through-regardless of the weather. Following the death of one pilot in a horrific crash, Miller is forced to engage the wild and arrogant, yet skillful, Duke Talbot. When pilot Dizzy Wilkins crashes and dies in a storm, Talbot runs off with the young Mrs.Wilkins, leaving Miller to complete the last leg of Wilkins' mail run. Miller crashes on a mountain. Alive but in an inaccessible location, Miller tries to endure his injuries while futile attempts are made by air mail pilots to rescue him. Hearing of the impossibility of reaching Miller's crash site in time to save him, Talbot can't resist the challenge of trying an airborne rescue himself.
Thunder Below (1932) as Webb
The Famous Ferguson Case (1932) as Perrin
Two reporters interested in different stories write about a murder.
The Strange Love of Molly Louvain (1932) as Nicky Grant
A woman's bad taste in men leads to pregnancy out of wedlock.
The Hatchet Man (1932) as Harry En Hai
When he''s forced to kill his best friend, a Chinese hit man adopts the man''s daughter.
The Guilty Generation (1931) as Joe Palmero
The children of feuding gangsters fall in love and fight to escape their parents'''' notoriety.
The Man Who Came Back (1931) as Bar le Duc
Kick In (1931) as Charlie
Murder at Midnight (1931) as Walter Grayson
The Public Enemy (1931) as [Samuel] Nails Nathan
An Irish-American street punk tries to make it big in the world of organized crime.
The Pagan Lady (1931) as Jerry Willis
The Last Performance (1929) as Buffo [Black]
Woman Trap (1929) as Eddie Evans
A Dangerous Woman (1929) as Peter Allerton
The Office Scandal (1929) as Andy Corbin
Girls Gone Wild (1929) as Boots
Dynamite (1929) as
A socialite marries a condemned man for money, only to learn he''''s been reprieved.
The Man I Love (1929) as Carlo Vesper
Paris Bound (1929) as Richard Parrish
Broadway (1929) as "Scar" Edwards
The Gateway of the Moon (1928) as Jim Mortlake
The First Kiss (1928) as Carol Talbot
The Showdown (1928) as Kilgore Shelton
The Dragnet (1928) as Shakespeare
What Price Glory (1927) as Lieutenant Moore
Friendly rivals help each other cope with the horrors of World War I.
Sandy (1926) as Douglas Keith
The Road to Glory (1926) as David Hale
The Shamrock Handicap (1926) as Neil Ross
Trovatosi in grosse difficoltà economiche, un vecchio nobiluomo irlandese è costretto a vendere parte della propria scuderia ad un possidente Americano, che si porta via anche il suo miglior fantino. Durante una corsa il fantino si infortuna e, così, viene raggiunto in America dal vecchio padrone, che ha portato con sè anche la figlia ed una puledra. Per risollevare le sorti della scuderia, iscrivono la puledra ad una corsa importante (sarà la ragazza a montarla) e vincono il primo premio. Così possono tornare tutti e quattro in Irlanda.
Black Paradise (1926) as James Callahan
Going Crooked (1926) as Rogers
East Lynne (1925) as Richard Hare
Lazybones (1925) as Dick Ritchie
Steve Tuttle (Charles Jones), the titular lazybones, takes on the responsibility of raising a fatherless girl, causing a scandal in his small town. Many years later, having returned from World War I, he discovers that he loves the grown-up girl.
Thunder Mountain (1925) as Sam Martin
The Ancient Mariner (1925) as Joel Barlowe
Havoc (1925) as Babe

Producer (feature film)

Pardon My Past (1945) as Producer
A penniless veteran is mistaken for a millionaire playboy.

Director (short)

Captain Kidd's Treasure (1938)
In this short film, a promoter attempts to sell a man the idea of searching for Captain Kidd''s buried treasure, claiming he has the original map.
A Criminal Is Born (1938)
This short film tells the story of how a young man starts a crime spree which leads to murder.
Miracle Money (1938)
This short film focuses on doctors that scam patients into believing they have cancer.

Cast (short)

Captain Kidd's Treasure (1938)
In this short film, a promoter attempts to sell a man the idea of searching for Captain Kidd''s buried treasure, claiming he has the original map.
Soak the Poor (1937)
This short film deals with racketeers shaking down small grocers and working in on the relief tickets, designed to get food to the hungry and needy during the Depression.

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