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Also Known As: Stuart Raymond Heisler Died: August 21, 1979
Born: December 5, 1896 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: director, editor, propman, 2nd unit director

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With a successful directing career, Stuart Heisler boasts the ability to create compelling screen images. Heisler worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Condemned" (1929), "His Captive Woman" (1929) and "Raffles" (1930) starring Ronald Colman. He also contributed to "The Barker" (1928), "The Greeks Had a Word For Them" (1932) and "The Kid From Spain" (1932). In the thirties and the forties, Heisler devoted his time to various credits, such as "Poppy" with W C Fields (1936), "The Big Broadcast of 1937" with Jack Benny (1936) and "The Biscuit Eater" with Billy Lee (1940). He also worked on "The Monster and the Girl" (1941) starring Ellen Drew. Toward the end of his career, Heisler directed "Storm Warning" (1951), the romance "Saturday Island" (1952) with Linda Darnell and the drama "The Star" (1953) with Bette Davis. He also appeared in "Beachhead" (1954) and the Jack Palance crime adaptation "I Died a Thousand Times" (1955). Heisler was most recently credited in "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid" (1982). Heisler passed away in August 1979 at the age of 83.

With a successful directing career, Stuart Heisler boasts the ability to create compelling screen images. Heisler worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Condemned" (1929), "His Captive Woman" (1929) and "Raffles" (1930) starring Ronald Colman. He also contributed to "The Barker" (1928), "The Greeks Had a Word For Them" (1932) and "The Kid From Spain" (1932). In the thirties and the forties, Heisler devoted his time to various credits, such as "Poppy" with W C Fields (1936), "The Big Broadcast of 1937" with Jack Benny (1936) and "The Biscuit Eater" with Billy Lee (1940). He also worked on "The Monster and the Girl" (1941) starring Ellen Drew. Toward the end of his career, Heisler directed "Storm Warning" (1951), the romance "Saturday Island" (1952) with Linda Darnell and the drama "The Star" (1953) with Bette Davis. He also appeared in "Beachhead" (1954) and the Jack Palance crime adaptation "I Died a Thousand Times" (1955). Heisler was most recently credited in "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid" (1982). Heisler passed away in August 1979 at the age of 83.

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  Hitler (1962) Director
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  Zarak (1956) Director
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  The Burning Hills (1956) Director
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  The Lone Ranger (1956) Director
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  I Died a Thousand Times (1955) Director
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  Beachhead (1954) Director
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  This Is My Love (1954) Director
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  Island of Desire (1952) Director
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  The Star (1952) Director
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  Storm Warning (1951) Director

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