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Ernest R. Hickson

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Director (feature film)

King of the Bandits (1947) as Tech dir
The Cisco Kid has to evade the law while tracking down the bandit impersonating him.
Beauty and the Bandit (1946) as Tech dir
Love complicates the Cisco Kid's plans to return stolen money to the poor.
The Ghost Rider (1943) as Tech dir
The first of a long-running series of Monogram-produced westerns starring Johnny Mack Brown and Raymond Hatton that replaced the Rough Riders series following the death of Buck Jones in the Boston night club fire. Though the next three years featured Brown (as Nevada Jack McKenzie) and Hatton (in his Sandy Hopkins role from the Rough Riders series) as undercover marshals in some form or another, this initial entry had Brown as a lone rider seeking vengeance and he and Hatton's characters were unknown to each other through most of the film. Hopkins offer McKenzie a marshal's job at the end of the film, which the Brown character declined and rode off alone on his quest. This quest didn't take long as by the next film in the series Nevada Jack McKenzie was a full-fledged U. S. Marshal.

Writer (feature film)

Western Yesterdays (1924) as Story

Art Director (feature film)

Stampede (1949) as Art Director
Two brothers sell their Arizona land at a dangerous cost.
The Dude Goes West (1948) as Art Director
A tenderfoot tries to help a miner's daughter protect her claim.
The Hunted (1948) as Art Director
A police detective investigating a jewel robbery discovers evidence that points to his girlfriend as the culprit, although she claims she was framed. He arrests her anyway, and she is convicted and serves several years in prison. Finally out on parole, she is soon mixed up in a murder. The detective is torn between his love for his girlfriend and his belief that she may have committed the murder.
High Conquest (1947) as Tech dir
Black Gold (1947) as Art Director
A Native American man trains a horse for the Kentucky Derby.
Robin Hood of Monterey (1947) as Tech dir
The Cisco Kid tries to help a man framed for killing his father.
Swing Parade of 1946 (1946) as Art Director
Carol Lawrence (Gale Storm), an aspiring singer, goes to a new night club owned by Danny Warren (Phil Regan), whose father Daniel Warren (Russell Hicks) doesn't approve of the club and wants Danny to join him in the family business. Carol is suspected of being a process server and is thrown out of the club. An extremely long arm of coincidence leads her to the elder Warren's office and he hires her as a process server. She returns but gets a singing job this time so foregoes serving the cease-and-desist notice. The Three Stooges are on hand as waiters and Connee Boswell, Louis Jordan, Will Osborne and Mary Treen provide the music and songs in addition to Gale Storn on "Oh, Buddy" and "On the Sunny Side of the Street."
The Shadow Returns (1946) as Supv art dir
Lawyer-superhero Lamont Cranston searches for precious jewels stolen from the grave.
Captain Tugboat Annie (1945) as Art Director
Flame of the West (1945) as Art Director
A lawman turned doctor refuses to fight in his town.
The Navajo Trail (1945) as Art Director
U.S. Marshals Nevada Jack McKenzie (Johnny Mack Brown) and Sandy Hopkins (Raymond Hatton) are working undercover to capture a gang stealing horses from the Navajos, and to capture the killer of a Ranger. Nevada poses as an outlaw to get in with the gang and find the leader, while Sandy pretends to be a drunken old horse thief that has knowledge of where the Navajos have hidden their ponies.
Sunbonnet Sue (1945) as Art Director
Springtime in Texas (1945) as Art Director
There Goes Kelly (1945) as Art Director
A radio station page tries to solve a singer''''s murder.
Forever Yours (1945) as Art Director
Fashion Model (1945) as Art Director
When two employees of a clothing factory are murdered, the shadow of suspicion falls upon a lowly stock boy.
Allotment Wives (1945) as Tech dir
Unscrupulous women marry servicemen for their pay.
Black Market Babies (1945) as Supv art dir
This George Morris story (screenplay by George Wallace Sayre) was based on an article that appeared in "Woman's Home Companion" and later reprinted in "Reader's Digest." Eddie Condon (Kane Richmond), a two-bit racketeer, teams up with an alcoholic doctor, Judson (Ralph Morgan), to set up a maternity home with free facilities to expectant mothers, with the proviso that the women sign away all rights to their new-borns. The babies are then offered for adoptation to couples willing to make a substantial "contribution" to the home. Things go well for this borderline within-the-law business until a baby is still-born. Conden had already sold the baby for $5,000 and has no intention of returning the money, so he substitutes the child of the sister (Teala Loring) of his wife (Jayne Hazard). There is a slip-up on the filing of the certificates and the District Attorney's office gets involved.
China's Little Devils (1945) as Art Director
Army Wives (1944) as Art Director
Hot Rhythm (1944) as Art Director
Radio writers have big plans for a woman singer.
Detective Kitty O'Day (1944) as Art Director
An amateur sleuth drives her boyfriend and the police crazy when she butts into a murder investigation.
Alaska (1944) as Art Director
Trigger Law (1944) as Art Director
Oh, What a Night (1944) as Art Director
Lady, Let's Dance! (1944) as Tech dir
Marked Trails (1944) as Tech dir
Following completion of the "Trail Blazers" series, Bob Steele and Hoot Gibson were paired in three other Monogram westerns, with the only connection to the "Trail Blazers" series being Steele and Gibson in the cast and production and distribution by Monogram, with various Monogram people serving as production supervisors i.e., William Strobach on this entry and Victor Hammond on the other two. This one finds Jack Slade (Mauritz Hugo) and Mary Conway,alias Blanche (Veda Ann Borg), being recognized as known and wanted crooks by deputy marshal Harry Stevens (Steve Clark) and, when he orders them out of town, Slade kills him. His son, Bob Stevens (Bob Steele) and friend Parkford (Hoot Gibson) become U.S. Marshals and proceed to rid the town of the cut-throat gang that has been terrorizing the citizens. Bob goes undercover as an outlaw and works his way into the gang, while Hoot poses as a Dude who goes about making fiery speeches on behalf of law and order. The Gibson role here is limited in the action scenes to none, as he and his Monogram stunt double, Ben Corbett, were both getting a bit long in the tooth for such, and the nominal second lead was played by a relative newcomer to the screen, Ralph Lewis (II) as a good guy/bad guy outlaw, who is not the same as the older Ralph Lewis (I) who was making films in the 30's. Rule of thumb here for those who don't know what either one looks like is that any Ralph Lewis credit in the 1930's belongs to (I) and any occurring circa 1943-47 belongs to (II).
The Stranger from Pecos (1943) as Tech dir
Nevada Jack McKenzie (Johnny Mack Brown) rides into the town of Blackwell, to discover that Sheriff Ben (Roy Barcroft) and town banker Ward (Sam Flint) head up a gang of thieves. U.S. Marshal Sandy Hopkins (Raymond Hatton) arrives in time to see his old pal, Marshal Bill Barstow (Robert Frazer), killed, and his son Tom Barstow (Kirby Grant) held for a robbery and murder done by the gang. Nevada frees Tom and hides him out in the cafe run by Clem Martin (Steve Clark), father of Tom's sweetheart, Ruth (Christine McIntyre). Sandy is working undercover as a saloon swamper, and learns many plans of the gang.
Silver Skates (1943) as Art Director
The management of touring ice show faces mounting debts.
West of the Law (1942) as Tech dir
In the 8th (and last) entry in the Scott R. Dunlap-produced "Rough Riders" series for Monogram, the town of Gold Creek is in turmoil due to the hi-jacking of gold. Newspaper editor Rufus Tood (Milburn Morante) is going to publish the fact that a dying miner accused Rand (Harry Woods) and Ludlow (Roy Barcroft) of being his attackers. John Corbett (Jack Daley), the town's leading citizen and Todd's supposed friend, but in reality the man behind the gang, has Todd's presses wrecked. The latter sends for U.S. Marshal Buck Roberts (Buck Jones, in his next to last film), who stops a holdup of miner Ray Mason (Bud McTaggart), carrying gold in a wagon, and brings the wounded Ray to town and secretes the wagon. Marshals Tim McCall (Tim McCoy, in his last series western), posing as a preacher, and Sandy Hopkins (Raymond Hatton), posing as an undertaker, have also arrived in town. The coffins Sandy brings contain a new printing press for Todd. With the aid of his daughter Julie (Evelyn Cook), Todd puts out an edition naming Rand and Ludlow as crooks and demanding the name of the man behind the crimes. The crooks identify Buck as the man who took the gold wagon from them, and Buck, posing as an outlaw, makes a deal with them to deliver the gold to the ring leader. They have other plans, however.
Dawn on the Great Divide (1942) as Tech dir
Buck Roberts is leading a wagon train of railroad supplies and Jim Corkle and his henchman Loder are out to stop them by using white men dressed as Indians for the attacks.
Riders of the West (1942) as Tech dir
In this entry of Monogram's "Rough Riders" series (no relationship to the dull TV series of the 50's), Ma Turner (Sarah Padden) of Red Bluff sends for U.S.Marshal Buck Roberts (Buck Jones) to investigate a series of wide-spread rustling in the area. Town banker Miller (Walter McGrail), saloon-owner Duke Mason (Harry Woods) and the crooked sheriff (Lee Phelps) are in cahoots with rancher John Holt, but they double-cross and kill him. His son Steve (Dennis Moore) witnesses the murder and kills the sheriff. Buck arrives and arrests Steve. Marshal Tim McCall (Tim McCoy), posing as an outlaw, gains the confidence of the gang and engineers the escape, with Buck's knowledge, of Steve from the jail. Sandy Hopkins (Raymond Hatton), the third Marshal of the trio, poses as a peddler and learns that the gang intends to do away with Buck and rides to the Turner ranch to warn him. Red (Bud Osborne), a Turner ranch hand but also a member of the gang, overhears Buck telling Ma that Tim is really a U.S. Marshal, and he has Miller and Mason informed.
Klondike Fury (1942) as Art Director
A neurosurgeon is thrown out of the medical profession after he performs a daring but unsuccessful surgery. He flees to Alaska, where his plane crashes in the frozen wilderness.
Ghost Town Law (1942) as Tech dir
The Pioneers (1941) as Tech dir
Roar of the Press (1941) as Tech dir
Ridin' the Cherokee Trail (1941) as Tech dir
Forbidden Trails (1941) as Tech dir
Trapped in a burning cabin by ex-cons Fulton and Howard, Roberts has his horse Silver drag him to safety. He then joins McCall and Hopkins as they go after Fulton, Howard, and their boss Cramer.
Road to Happiness (1941) as Tech dir
Haunted House (1940) as Art Director
Jimmie (Jackie Moran), the Brownsville Bugle's office boy, and Millie (Marcia Mae Jones), niece of editor Henshaw (George Cleveland), turn amateur detectives in order to help a friend who is accused of murder. With more zeal than direction, they pick the owner of a gas station as the killer, and when he turns out to be innocent, Henshaw fires Jimmie. The two go on searching and next suspect Lawyer Cy Burton (Henry Hall) but have no conclusive evidence and are about to give up when Millie finds a clue that leads to the hidden fortune of the murdered Mrs. Blake.
Stunt Pilot (1939) as Art Director
A movie stunt pilot faces murder charges when an aerial battle scene turns deadly.
Irish Luck (1939) as Art Director
Buzzy O'Brien (Frankie Darro) is a bellhop in a hotel where a guest is murdered. The police blame Kitty Monahan (Sheila Darcy) and Buzzy succeeds in helping her escape and hides her at his home with his mother (Lillian Elliott). Buzzy and his pal Jefferson (Mantan Moreland) manage to fumble their way to finding the real killer who was after the stolen bonds carried by the victim. Based on Charles Molyneaux Brown's story "Death Hops the Bells."
Drifting Westward (1939) as Art Director
Mutiny in the Big House (1939) as Art Director
A prison chaplain tries to help a young innocent and prevent a breakout.
Mystery Plane (1939) as Art Director
Mobsters kidnap a flyer who''''s invented a new targeting system.
Wolf Call (1939) as Art Director
Danger Flight (1939) as Art Director
A cargo pilot fights to protect a payroll shipment from thieves.
Boy's Reformatory (1939) as Art Director
Streets of New York (1939) as Art Director
Jimmy, an idealistic and hard-working young man, has just arrived in New York City with dreams of making his fortune. Along the way he faces numerous obstacles, opportunities and temptations, but through it all, he considers the actions of his hero, Abraham Lincoln, for guidance. Will Jimmy see his dreams come true, or will he be another of the countless hopefuls chewed up and spit out by New York's mean streets?
Sky Patrol (1939) as Art Director
An ace pilot tries to rescue his commander''''s son from smugglers.
Across the Plains (1939) as Art Director
Two young brothers are separated when their wagon train is attacked and their parents killed. One brother Cherokee is raised by Indians and the other, the Kansas Kid, by the outlaw gang leader Buff. Twenty years later they unknowingly meet again when the Kid goes after wagons being guided by Cherokee.
Man's Country (1938) as Art Director
Barefoot Boy (1938) as Art Director
A wrongly imprisoned man sends his snobbish son to the country to grow up.
The Mexicali Kid (1938) as Art Director
The Painted Trail (1938) as Art Director
I Cover the War (1937) as Art Director
Bob Adams (John Wayne), ace newsreel cameraman, is told by his boss, "Get the picture---we can't screen alibis." He heads for Samari, a desert hot-bed of tribal unrest in Africa, to do just that, which includes getting footage of El Kadar (Charles Brokaw), bandit and rebel leader. He gets his pictures but only after a romance with the Colonel's daughter Pamela (Gwen Gaze), saving his wimpy, hacked-off brother Don (James Bush) from being a dupe of the gun-runners, and run-ins with spies and throat-cutting tribesman. For a finale, he saves the British Army. Made during the two-year period when Universal became "The NEW Universal" but still looked like the old Universal. FYI to source that thinks actor Jack Mack is the same actor as musician/western actor Taylor Curtis McPeters, AKA Cactus Mack; He ain't. Not even close.
Danger Valley (1937) as Art Director
California Straight Ahead (1937) as Art Director
Former school bus driver Biff Smith manages a trucking company which has its fleet pitted against a freight train in a race to deliver aviation parts to the Pacific coast.
Where Trails Divide (1937) as Art Director
Sea Spoilers (1936) as Art Director
When a Coast Guard commander arrives at his actress girlfriend''''s yacht, he finds the owner killed and his girlfriend missing.
Conflict (1936) as Art Director
Pat's ability as a logging/mining camp fighter sets him up to box prizefighter Corrigan. Unknown to his supporters, he's actually in collusion with Corrigan to throw the fight - until he runs into reporter Maude.
The Leathernecks Have Landed (1936) as Art Director
The Healer (1935) as Art Director
The Mystery Man (1935) as Art Director
Cappy Ricks Returns (1935) as Art Director
Cheers of the Crowd (1935) as Art Director
The Nut Farm (1935) as Art Director
The Keeper of the Bees (1935) as Art Director
Great God Gold (1935) as Art Director
Frisco Waterfront (1935) as Art Director
Women Must Dress (1935) as Art Director
Forbidden Heaven (1935) as Art Director
Make a Million (1935) as Art Director
Two Sinners (1935) as Art Director
Successful Failure (1934) as Art Director
The Mysterious Mr. Wong (1934) as Art Director
A Chinese warlord tracks twelve mysterious coins to the U.S.
Million Dollar Baby (1934) as Art Director
Girl O' My Dreams (1934) as Art Director
Lost in the Stratosphere (1934) as Art Director
Two military pilots are close friends, and share in a lot of hazardous missions while engaging in a series of good-natured romantic rivalries. But when one of the pilots loses a girl he really cared for, he cannot forgive his friend. Soon afterwards, they must work together on their most dangerous mission yet.
Flirting with Danger (1934) as Art Director
The Trail Beyond (1934) as Art Director
Rod Drew has been sent to find a missing miner and his daughter. He is joined by old friend Wabi whom he has to rescue from card cheats that framed him for murder. Later they find a skeleton and a map to a mine. When they put the map into a safe, a LaRocque henchman sees them. LaRocque wants the map and captures the Mountie sent to get Wabi. His man then dressed as the Mountie captures Rod and Wabi.
King Kelly of the U.S.A. (1934) as Art Director
The Lawless Frontier (1934) as Art Director
Two gunmen team up to take on a Mexican bandit who''''s done them both wrong.
'Neath the Arizona Skies (1934) as Art Director
Chris Morrell, the guardian of Indian girl Nina, is helping her track down her missing father. Until he is found, she is the heir to a rich oil field and in danger from Sam Black, whose gang is out to steal the lands. The outlaws knock out Chris and dress him in the clothes of a wanted bank robber. When Chris awakes, he discovers that now he must continue the quest while running from the law himself.
The Sphinx (1933) as Settings
A man known to be a mute is suspected of committing a murder, as he was noticed at the scene. However, witnesses saw and heard him talking as he was leaving the scene of the crime. The police must determine if he is the actual killer or if he is being framed.
Devil's Mate (1933) as Art Director
The Avenger (1933) as Art Director
Breed of the Border (1933) as Settings
Joe has Cowboy-Race Driver Brent drive him to the border where his men slug Brent, and he shoots Stafford and takes his bonds. Brent's old friend Chuck arrives and the two head out to find the gang and recover the bonds.
The Phantom Broadcast (1933) as Settings
Jungle Bride (1933) as Art Director
Rainbow Ranch (1933) as Settings
The Gallant Fool (1933) as Settings
The Fugitive (1933) as Settings
Sensation Hunters (1933) as Settings
Skyway (1933) as Settings
Galloping Romeo (1933) as Settings
He Couldn't Take It (1933) as Settings
Jimmy Kelly, who can't hold on to a job because of his hot temper, finds his calling as a process server. He serves process on a gangster and exposes a criminal conspiracy while trying to stop his long-suffering girlfriend from taking a vacation with her lecherous boss.
Young Blood (1932) as Settings
Nick is a modern day Robin Hood. But he has to split with his gang and the crooked Sheriff. When the Sheriff kills the Countess he arrests Nick. When they put the rope around his neck Nick reaches for the confession he got from the Sheriff, but it is missing.
Hidden Valley (1932) as Settings
Texas Pioneers (1932) as Settings
Son of Oklahoma (1932) as Settings
Texas Buddies (1932) as Settings
The Man from Hell's Edges (1932) as Settings
Williams goes to prison to become friends of the robbers that killed his father. Breaking out he learns that Lobo is the one he is after. With the help of Shamrock and Half Pint he goes after Lobo and his gang.
Law of the North (1932) as Settings
From Broadway to Cheyenne (1932) as Settings
When Owens' gang shoots it out in a New York nightclub, detective Breezy Kildare is wounded. After he recovers he takes a vacation at his father's ranch in Wyoming. Here he meets Owens again and finds him running a protection racket. When Breezy tries to stop him, Owens makes plans to eliminate Breezy.
God's Country and the Man (1931) as Art Director
Tex Malone is sent to the border where Livermore is smuggling guns across. Other government agents are already there, and after Livermore kills one, he captures the Mexican agent and then overhears that his girl friend Rose is an American agent. Tex, attracted to Rose, rescues the Mexican agent only to learn that Livermore has given Rose to a band of Mexican outlaws.
The Montana Kid (1931) as Settings
Larson cheats Burke at cards, has him sign over the deed to his ranch disguised as an IOU, and then kills him in a supposedly fair gunfight. This sends Bill Denton into action and he robs Larson and his henchman Gabby until he has enough money to buy back the ranch. When Larson realizes he received his own money back, both Larson and his men and the Marshal go after Denton.
The Ridin' Fool (1931) as Settings
Ships of Hate (1931) as Settings
Second Honeymoon (1930) as Art Director
Handcuffed (1929) as Tech dir
Gerald Morely's father commits suicide, leaving a note blaming his despair on a stock swindle perpetrated by John Randall. Randall denies the charge and is himself murdered by Tom Bennett, the real culprit. Bennett frames Jerry by having Deagan (the butler) plant the murder weapon in a way that makes Jerry look guilty. Posing as her protector, Bennett persuades Randall's daughter, Gloria, to marry him, although Jerry also falls in love with her. But Jerry is arrested, tried for murder, and convicted of killing his own father. He escapes on Gloria's wedding night and arrives in time to overhear her admit her love for him and Bennett drunkenly confess to Randall's murder.
The Devil's Twin (1927) as Art Director
Better Days (1927) as Tech dir

Art Department (feature film)

Million Dollar Kid (1944) as Settings
The East Side Kids set out to reform a rich boy and round up a gang of punks.
Follow the Leader (1944) as Set Design
After they get home from the army, Muggs and Glimpy learn that Danny has been jailed in connection with a warehouse robbery. Knowing that he couldn't have done it, they set out to discover the real robbers. Suspicion falls upon Spider, a new member of the gang whom Muggs has taken a dislike to.
Mr. Muggs Steps Out (1943) as Set Design
Muggs, ordered by a judge to get a job "or else", is hired by a society matron as the chauffeur for her wacky family. An engagement party is thrown for the family's daughter, and the rest of the gang is hired as servants for the party. However, a valuable necklace disappears during the festivities, and all the gang is blamed for the theft.
Near the Rainbow's End (1930) as Settings

Film Production - Main (feature film)

The Return of Jesse James (1950) as Technical Advisor
Johnny looks so much like the real Jesse, he is mistaken for him by a grizzled old member of the now deceased James gang. Johnny is talked into leading a new gang to rob banks using the same modus operandi as the famed outlaw. Jesse's brother Frank decides to put a stop to the defamation of his dead brother's name. Johnny and his gang run into trouble when they try to rob the same two banks, simultaneously, that proved to be the downfall of the original gang.
The Gay Cavalier (1946) as Tech dir
The Cisco Kid sets out to find the outlaws behind a daring stagecoach robbery.
The Utah Kid (1944) as Tech dir
Two cowboys investigate a string of murders at the rodeo.
Raiders of the Border (1944) as Tech dir
Down Texas Way (1942) as Tech dir
Below the Border (1942) as Tech dir
Scully has forced Joe Collins who works on the Garcia ranch to give him information so his men can steal the family jewels. But the Rough Riders are on the job. Buck poses as a wanted outlaw to get into the gang, Tim as a cattle buyer, and Sandy is collecting information as the saloon janitor. As usual they pretend not to know each other.
The Old Swimmin' Hole (1940) as Tech dir
Tomboy (1940) as Tech dir
Queen of the Yukon (1940) as Tech dir
Rhythm of the Rio Grande (1940) as Tech dir
Chasing Trouble (1940) as Tech dir
Cowboy from Sundown (1940) as Tech dir
The Ape (1940) as Tech dir
A mad doctor dresses as an ape to kill victims for their spinal fluid.
Son of the Navy (1940) as Tech dir
Doomed to Die (1940) as Tech dir
Asian sleuth Mr. Wong investigates the murder of a shipping tycoon.
Arizona Frontier (1940) as Tech dir
The Fatal Hour (1940) as Tech dir
Asian sleuth Mr. Wong gets caught up in the mystery surrounding a policeman''''s death.
Roll Wagons Roll (1939) as Tech dir
Westbound Stage (1939) as Tech dir
Navy Secrets (1939) as Tech dir
Mr. Wong in Chinatown (1939) as Tech dir
The Asian sleuth sets out to solve the murder of a Chinese princess.
The Mystery of Mr. Wong (1939) as Tech dir
An Asian sleuth digs for the truth behind a rare gem and a mysterious will.
Down the Wyoming Trail (1939) as Tech dir
Man from Texas (1939) as Tech dir
Hall is after Dennison's land. The Marshal sends Tex to help Dennison while Hall hires the Shooting Kid to finish off Dennison. But the Kid has been helped by Tex in the past and changes sides. He, Tex, and the other hands then try to get Dennison's cattle past Hall's barricade and on to market.
Riders of the Frontier (1939) as Tech dir
Mr. Wong, Detective (1938) as Tech dir
An Asian sleuth assists a baffled police detective in solving a bizarre murder.
The Port of Missing Girls (1938) as Tech dir
The Marines Are Here (1938) as Tech dir
Romance of the Limberlost (1938) as Tech dir
Under the Big Top (1938) as Tech dir
Where the Buffalo Roam (1938) as Tech dir
Tex returns to Santa Fe to find his Mother murdered. Foster runs the town and all crimes committed by his gang are blamed on Rogel and his men. He makes Tex Marshal but this backfires when Tex enlists Rogel and his men and goes after Foster who he now knows is responsible for his Mother's death.
Tough Kid (1938) as Tech dir
Rose of the Rio Grande (1938) as Tech dir
Gangster's Boy (1938) as Tech dir
Song of the Buckaroo (1938) as Tech dir
Saleslady (1938) as Tech dir
Telephone Operator (1937) as Tech dir
A Bride for Henry (1937) as Tech dir
The Luck of Roaring Camp (1937) as Tech dir
Paradise Isle (1937) as Tech dir
Hoosier Schoolboy (1937) as Tech dir
Atlantic Flight (1937) as Tech dir
A pioneering aviator helps bring a madcap heiress and a fellow flyer together.
Boy of the Streets (1937) as Tech dir
A tough street kid tries to use gang violence to break into corrupt city politics.
Lawless Range (1935) as Tech dir
John Middleton is investigating cattle rustling when he is captured and tossed into a cave with Emmett, a rancher who disappeared earlier. They help each other escape and learn that a local banker is trying to scare everyone away to grab up some secret gold mines.
Rainbow Valley (1935) as Tech dir
Rainbow Valley needs a new road and newcomer John Martin agrees to build it. Rogers is out to stop it and alters the town's petition to the Governor thereby obtaining the release of his boss Butch Galt. John and Butch were cell mates in prison. So Butch gets John to agree to wreck the road and furnishes him with dynamite. But dynamite is just what John needs to finish the work and he hopes to take care of Butch's gang at the same time.
Honeymoon, Limited (1935) as Tech dir
Westward Ho (1935) as Tech dir
Ballard's trail jumpers attack the Wyatt Company wagon train, killing young John's parents and kidnaping his brother, Jim. In post-Civil War California, John Wyatt, now a man, pulls together a vigilante posse, The Singing Riders, who all ride white horses, dress alike, and ride the trails singing and rounding up outlaw gangs. Meanwhile, John is ever on the lookout for the gang that murdered his parents.
Paradise Canyon (1935) as Tech dir
Sent to find counterfeiters, John Wyatt joins Doc Carter's medicine show. They arrive in the town where Curly Joe runs his counterfeiting operation. Carter was once framed by Curly Joe and Curly Joe tries to get rid of him. But John foils his attempts and learning Curly Joe is the counterfeiter, goes after him.
The Hoosier Schoolmaster (1935) as Tech dir
The Dawn Rider (1935) as Tech dir
John Mason is hit with a bullet. Alice who nurses him turns out to be the sister of the man Mason is looking for, the man who gunned down his father.
Texas Terror (1935) as Tech dir
Sheriff John Higgins quits and goes into prospecting after he thinks he has killed his best friend in shooting it out with robbers. He encounters his dead buddy's sister and helps her run her ranch. Then she finds out about his past.
The New Frontier (1935) as Tech dir
In 1889 pioneers race ahead of the law to claim free land in Oklahoma, forming wide-open towns. In one such, citizens elect Milt Dawson to challenge the self-appointed rule of gambler Ace Holmes, only to have him shot in the back. But leading the next batch of settlers is Milt's quick-on-the-draw son John, who gets help from friendly outlaws.
The Desert Trail (1935) as Tech dir
Rodeo star John Scott and his gambler friend Kansas Charlie are wrongly accused of armed robbery. They leave town as fast as they can to go looking for their own suspects in Poker City.
Manhattan Love Song (1934) as Tech dir
Tomorrow's Youth (1934) as Tech dir
West of the Divide (1934) as Tech dir
Ted Hayden impersonates a wanted man and joins Gentry's gang only to learn later that Gentry was the one who killed his father. He saves Virginia Winters' dad's ranch from Gentry and also rescues his long-lost brother Spud.
Randy Rides Alone (1934) as Tech dir
An undercover agent searches for a murderous outlaw.
A Woman's Man (1934) as Tech dir
Mystery Liner (1934) as Tech dir
An Army major tries to catch enemy agents on an ocean liner.
Jane Eyre (1934) as Tech dir
Jane Eyre is an orphan who was raised by her aunt until she came to Thornfield Hall as governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. But Jane is attracted by the intelligent and energetic Sir Rochester, a man of almost twice her age. But just when Sir Rochester seems to pay attention to her, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram to stay at his house.
The Star Packer (1934) as Tech dir
A U.S. Marshall takes on the job of defeating a mysterious criminal.
Shock (1934) as Tech dir
Beggars in Ermine (1934) as Tech dir
John Dawson loses control of his factory when he is crippled in an accident caused by a rival. Destitute, he travels the country organizing the homeless to help him regain control of his steel mill.
The House of Mystery (1934) as Tech dir
Monte Carlo Nights (1934) as Tech dir
A Girl of the Limberlost (1934) as Tech dir
Sing Sing Nights (1934) as Tech dir
Sixteen Fathoms Deep (1934) as Tech dir
Blue Steel (1934) as Tech dir
When Sheriff Jake sees a man at the safe and then finds the payroll gone, he trails him. Just as he is about to arrest him, the man saves his life. Still suspicious, he joins up with the man and later they learn that Melgrove, the towns leading citizen, is trying to take over the area's ranches by having his gang stop all incoming supply wagons. With the ranchers about to sell to Melgrove, the two newcomers say they will bring in provisions.
Happy Landing (1934) as Tech dir
Money Means Nothing (1934) as Tech dir
The Lucky Texan (1934) as Tech dir
Jerry Mason (Wayne), a young Texan, and Jake Benson (Hayes), an old rancher, become partners and strike it rich with a gold mine. They then find their lives complicated by bad guys and a woman.
Black Beauty (1933) as Tech dir
Riders of Destiny (1933) as Tech dir
Badguy Kincaid controls the local water supply and plans to do in the other ranchers. Government agent Saunders shows up undercover to do in Kincaid and win the heart of one of his victims Fay Denton.
Broken Dreams (1933) as Tech dir
Medical intern Robert Morley is distraught after his wife dies in childbirth. He's resentful of his new son and wants nothing to do with him. He leaves the child with his aunt and uncle and heads off to Europe to pursue his medical studies. Morley returns to his hometown six years later, now a successful doctor and engaged to be married to a beautiful socialite. He also feels differently about the boy and attempts to gain custody from his aunt and uncle.
Oliver Twist (1933) as Tech dir
In Dickens' classic tale, an orphan wends his way from cruel apprenticeship to den of thieves in search of a true home.
Crashin' Broadway (1933) as Tech dir
Trailing North (1933) as Tech dir
Sagebrush Trail (1933) as Tech dir
A man, wrongly imprisoned for murder, escapes to track down the real killer.
Mason of the Mounted (1932) as Tech dir
Riders of the Desert (1932) as Tech dir
Diamond Trail (1932) as Tech dir
Law of the West (1932) as Tech dir
Klondike (1932) as Tech dir
The Fighting Champ (1932) as Tech dir

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