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Lewis Allen

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Also Known As: Died: May 3, 2000
Born: December 25, 1905 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Shropshire, England, GB Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

Whirlpool (1959) as Director
Another Time, Another Place (1958) as Director
Lana Turner is a female American journalist who has an affair with BBC war correspondent, Sean Connery, during WWII. When Connery is killed in action, Turner returns to his hometown to console his wife.
Illegal (1955) as Director
A DA falls apart when his machinations send an innocent man to the chair.
A Bullet for Joey (1955) as Director
A deported gangster sneaks into Canada to kidnap a scientist for the Reds.
Suddenly (1954) as Director
Gunmen take over a suburban home to plot a presidential assassination.
At Sword's Point (1952) as Director
The children of the Three Musketeers swing into action against a traitor.
Valentino (1951) as Director
The famed silent screen star is torn between love and his career.
Appointment with Danger (1951) as Director
Relentless postal inspector Al Goddard is set to Gary, Indiana, when another officer is murdered. He must find the nun who witnessed the murder, then infiltrate the gang by convincing them he is a postal inspector gone bad.
The Great Gatsby (1949) as 2nd Unit Director
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
Chicago Deadline (1949) as Director
On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Ames finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Ames comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.
So Evil My Love (1948) as Director
A con artist seduces a missionary's widow into joining his crooked schemes.
Sealed Verdict (1948) as Director
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as Director
The Perfect Marriage (1947) as Director
Jenny (Loretta Young) and Dale Williams (David Niven) have been married ten years and parents of a nine-year-old daughter, "Cookie" Williams (Nona Griffith.) They live well, have separate careers, are surrounded by sophisticated friends, and are afflicted with overattentive in-laws on each side. Celebrating their tenth anniversary,this, of course, means it is time to tell each other they want a divorce from each other. They talk about it. They talk to their friends about it. The friends and in-laws talk to them and to each other and to anyone who will listen about it.
Desert Fury (1947) as Director
Fritzi Haller is a powerful casino owner in Chuckawalla, Nevada. Her daughter Paula (having quit school) returns at the same time as racketeer Eddie Bendix, who left under suspicion of murdering his wife. Paula and Eddie become involved; each for their own reasons, Fritzi, Paula's old beau Tom, and Eddie's pal Johnny try to break up the relationship. Then Eddie's past catches up with him in an unexpected way.
Those Endearing Young Charms (1945) as Director
A soldier loses his girlfriend to his best buddy.
The Unseen (1945) as Director
The Uninvited (1944) as Director
A brother and sister buy a house with a ghostly secret.
Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944) as Director
In 1923, two young ladies depart unescorted for a tour of Europe, meeting two eligible men aboard ship. Their great naivity and efforts to seem grown-up lead them into many comic misadventures.
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943) as Contr dir
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.
Dixie (1943) as Dialogue Director
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."

Writer (feature film)

Miss George Washington (1916) as Story

Producer (feature film)

The Queen (1968) as Executive Producer
The "Miss All-American Beauty Pageant," judged by Andy Warhol, among others--as drag queens vie for the coveted crown.
Fahrenheit 451 (1966) as Producer
Adaptation of Ray Bradbury''''s futuristic novel about a society where literature is outlawed.
Lord of the Flies (1963) as Producer
Schoolboys marooned on a Pacific island create their own savage civilization.
The Connection (1962) as Producer
A film director pays addicts to let him film them as they wait for their dealer.
Another Time, Another Place (1958) as Producer
Lana Turner is a female American journalist who has an affair with BBC war correspondent, Sean Connery, during WWII. When Connery is killed in action, Turner returns to his hometown to console his wife.

Music (feature film)

Lady Sings the Blues (1972) as Composer
Billie Holliday fights drug addiction to make a name for herself as a jazz singer.

Production Companies (feature film)

Lord of the Flies (1963) as Company
Schoolboys marooned on a Pacific island create their own savage civilization.

Director (special)

Maggie Malone (1959) as Director
The story of Maggie Malone, a singer who is also part owner of a successful nightclub. In the pilot episode, Maggie and her partner, Pete, attempt to clear themselves of a charge that they murdered a gangster when he tried to muscle in on their business.
Marriage Broker, The (1957) as Director
The story of Mae Swasey, a woman who begins a matrimonial bureau when her husband is stolen by another woman. Her attempts to pair off lonely hearts--for a fee--was to be the focal point of the unsold series. Based on the 1952 feature film, "The Model and the Marriage Broker."
Sudden Silence (1956) as Director
The story, set in the Old West, relates incidents in the growth of a town as seen through the eyes of Irene Frazier, the wife of the sheriff. In the pilot episode, the sheriff faces the wrath of a man who claims that his son, who was hanged, was innocent of a murder charge.

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