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Stuart Heisler

Stuart Heisler



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Also Known As: Died: August 21, 1979
Born: December 5, 1896 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

Hitler (1962) as Director
Impotence and an Oedipus complex haunt the dictator as he sets out to conquer the world.
The Burning Hills (1956) as Director
A young cowboy and a Mexican girl run from a ruthless criminal.
The Lone Ranger (1956) as Director
The legendary hero fights to reconcile a developer with the Natives whose land he wants to mine.
Zarak (1956) as Director
A notorious bandit develops a grudging respect for the English military man assigned to capture him.
I Died a Thousand Times (1955) as Director
An ex-con dreaming of one last heist faces dissension within his gang.
Beachhead (1954) as Director
U.S. soldiers invade a Pacific Island during World War II to catch an informer.
This Is My Love (1954) as Director
The Star (1952) as Director
A faded film star fights to hold on to her past glamour despite failing finances.
Island of Desire (1952) as Director
Storm Warning (1951) as Director
A model on vacation discovers that her sister's husband is a murderous Ku Klux Klansman.
Journey into Light (1951) as Director
Vendetta (1950) as Director
Dallas (1950) as Director
A renegade Confederate officer tries to hide his identity while bringing law and order to the West.
Chain Lightning (1950) as Director
A reckless jet pilot goes to work for a demanding aviation tycoon.
Tokyo Joe (1949) as Director
An American in post-war Japan gets caught up in the black market.
Tulsa (1949) as Director
A cattle owner''''s daughter risks everything to drill for oil.
Smash Up--The Story of a Woman (1947) as Director
A singer''''s wife turns to the bottle when she fears she''''s lost her husband to success.
Blue Skies (1946) as Director
Vaudeville partners spend years vying for the same beautiful woman.
Along Came Jones (1945) as Director
A mild-mannered cowboy is mistaken for a notorious outlaw.
The Remarkable Andrew (1942) as Director
When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in danger of being blamed himself. In his trouble, the spirit of Andrew Jackson, whom he idolizes, visits him, and in turn, summons much high-powered talent from American history...which only Andrew can see. Can he get out of trouble before too many people think he's crazy?
The Glass Key (1942) as Director
A hired gun and his gangster boss fall out over a woman.
The Monster and the Girl (1941) as Director
Scot Webster tries to save his sister Susan from the clutches of gangster W.S. Bruhl. When Scot comes to Bruhl's rented room, one of the gangster's aides falls into his hands, killed by a gunman. The murderer tosses his gun to Scot and disappears. Since all the evidence points at him, Scot is arrested, tried and sentenced to death. A mad scientist uses his brain to transplant it into a gorilla. After the operation Scot wakes up in the body of a gorilla, eager to get his revenge...
Among the Living (1941) as Director
Paul Raden (Albert Dekker), hopelessly insane son of Maxim Raden, hated owner of the Radentown mills, is in a strait jacket in a secret room in the family mansion, while the body of his father is lowered into a grave. Twenty-five years earlier, the brutal father had hurled Paul against a wall when the young boy had tried to defend his mother and, with his brain injured forever, Paul's last memory, before descending into the shadows on insanity, was his mother's agonized scream. At the graveside are Dr. Ben Saunders (Harry Carey), Paul's twin brother John (Albert Dekker) and John's wife Elaine (Frances Farmer.) Pompey (Ernest Whitman), the family servant who has cared for and guarded Paul and kept the family secret for a quarter of a century,watches from afar. That night Dr. Saunders tells John that his twin, who he thought dead, is alive as the father, refusing to commit him to an institution, had bribed the doctor to sign a false death certificate and then bury another child's body as Paul. John and the doctor visit Radenhouse and find Pompey strangled and Paul vanished. While they search frantically for Paul, the latter revels in his freedom and falls in love with the first girl he meets, Milly Pickens (Susan Hayward), an unemployed mill worker. He wanders into a honky-tonk filled with dancing jitterbugs (Patti Lacey, Roy Lester, Ray Hirsch and Jane Allen), where a pretty blonde, Peggy Nolan (Jean Phillips), flirts with him. Her body is found the next morning near the closed-down Raden Mills. Terrorized by the second murder and the thought that a homicidal maniac is on the loose, the town goes mad with fear and greed when Dr. Saunders tricks John into offering a $5,000 reward for the killer. Milly purchases a revolver and persuades Paul, whose demented mind has forgotten the murders, to accompany her to Radenhouse on her hunch that the murderer is hiding there.
The Biscuit Eater (1940) as Director
Two little boys have faith in a dog they name Promise, so much faith that they enter him in the championship trials for bird dogs. The favorite is Georgia Boy bred and trained by the boys' fathers. And if Georgia Boy doesn't win, the fathers may both lose their jobs.
The Real Glory (1939) as 2nd Unit Director
A U.S. military doctor stationed in the Philippines helps the natives fight off invaders.
The Cowboy and the Lady (1938) as 2nd Unit Director
A socialite posing as her own maid falls for a rodeo rider.
The Hurricane (1937) as Assoc dir
A Polynesian escapes prison to return home during a raging storm.
Straight from the Shoulder (1936) as Director

Writer (feature film)

Island of Desire (1952) as Scr story
The Silent Stranger (1924) as Story

Editing (feature film)

Klondike Annie (1936) as Editing
Rose Carlton is the kept woman of Chan Lo, who takes her from walking the streets to pacing the floors of her high rent apartment. Rose ends up killing Chan and boards a ship where burly sea captain Bull Brackett takes a shine to her. When he finds out she killed Chan, he blackmails her into coming
Poppy (1936) as Editing
A carnival con man tries to pass off his daughter as heiress to a great estate.
Men Without Names (1935) as Editing
The Wedding Night (1935) as Film Editor
A married author falls for the beautiful farm girl whose inspiration has saved him from writer's block.
Peter Ibbetson (1935) as Editing
Architect Peter Ibbetson is hired by the Duke of Towers to design a building for him. Ibbetson discovers that the Duchess of Towers, Mary, is his now-grown childhood sweetheart. Their love revives, but Peter is sentenced to life in prison for an accidental killing. Mary comes to him in dreams and they are able to live out their romance in a dream world.
We're Not Dressing (1934) as Editing
A marooned socialite finds herself taking orders from the sailor she had snubbed before their shipwreck.
Kid Millions (1934) as Film Editor
A musical comedy about a Brooklyn boy (Eddie Cantor) who inherits a fortune from his archaeologist father, but has to go to Egypt to claim it.
Roman Scandals (1933) as Film Editor
The Masquerader (1933) as Film Editor
An unemployed reporter impersonates his look-alike cousin and falls for the man''''s wife.
The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932) as Film Editor
The Kid from Spain (1932) as Film Editor
An innocent man accused of robbing banks masquerades as a bullfighter to escape the police.
One Heavenly Night (1931) as Editing
A flower seller goes into exile in place of a notorious opera singer.
Palmy Days (1931) as Film Editor
Musical comedy antics in an art deco bakery (motto: "Glorifying the American Doughnut") with Eddie Cantor as an assistant to a phoney psychic, who is mistaken for an efficiency expert and placed in charge. Complications ensue when the psychic and his gang attempt to rub the payroll.
Raffles (1930) as Film Editor
A distinguished British gentleman hides his true identity as a notorious jewel thief.
Whoopee! (1930) as Film Editor
Western sheriff Bob Wells is preparing to marry Sally Morgan; she loves part-Indian Wanenis, whose race is an obstacle. Sally flees the wedding with hypochondriac Henry Williams, who thinks he's just giving her a ride; but she left a note saying they've eloped! Chasing them are jilted Bob, Henry's nurse Mary (who's been trying to seduce him) and others.
Condemned (1929) as Film Editor
A Devil¿s Island convict and the warden¿s wife fall in love.
His Captive Woman (1929) as Film Editor
Hard To Get (1929) as Film Editor
A dress-shop model falls in love with a millionaire, but when she has the chance to marry him, she is unsure of her social position.
Lady Be Good (1928) as Film Editor
Three-Ring Marriage (1928) as Film Editor
The Barker (1928) as Film Editor
Do Your Duty (1928) as Film Editor
The Love Mart (1927) as Film Editor
Stella Dallas (1925) as Film Editor
Tarnish (1924) as Film Editor
Cytherea (1924) as Film Editor

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
A private eye interacts with classic film noir characters to help a beautiful woman.
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
A private eye interacts with classic film noir characters to help a beautiful woman.

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