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Kenneth DeLand

Kenneth DeLand



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Director (feature film)

Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as 2d unit asst dir
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
I Wanted Wings (1941) as 2d asst dir
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.

Producer (feature film)

Klute (1971) as Exec assoc prod
A small-town detective searches for a missing man linked to a high-priced prostitute.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

The Sterile Cuckoo (1969) as Production Manager
An innocent college boy gets mixed up with a needy, neurotic young woman.
Will Penny (1968) as Unit Production Manager
An Oregon ranchhand finds that his mountain cabin has been appropriated by a woman and her son.
Skidoo (1968) as Production Manager
A retired gangster has to pull off a hit when his daughter is kidnapped.
The Busy Body (1967) as Unit Production Manager
The Swinger (1966) as Unit Production Manager
A woman who writes steamy novels has to live out her heroine''''s adventures to sell books.
The Night of the Grizzly (1966) as Production Manager
A man-killing grizzly is on the loose on the homestead.
Young Fury (1965) as Unit Production Manager
A group of young thugs rides into the town of Dawson and take it over. When the cowardly sheriff is unable to restore control, the parents of the leader must take action. The leader's father is an infamous ex-gunfighter, and he straps his guns on one more time. But will he be forced into a showdown with his own son?
Sylvia (1965) as Unit Manager
A private detective is hired by a wealthy man to uncover his wife's past, but in the process of investigating the woman the detective falls in love with her.
Harlow (1965) as Unit Production Manager
In this story, Harlow starts in the movies as set dressing, the pretty girl who is used for the glamour shots. Refusing to descend to the casting couch for work, she finds that she is soon blacklisted from the industry. But an agent named Arthur sees something in Jean and begins representing her. For a long time, the jobs are scarce and consist mostly of receiving the pie in the face in low budget comedies. But Arthur's belief in Jean never wavers and when she finally graduates to featured roles, the critics say that she cannot act, but she is unforgettable. Polishing the image as the girl next door, but with some fire, she begins her climb to the top and becomes the girl every woman wants to look like and every man wants to have. But her own life is a disaster - unlike her screen life.
My Six Loves (1963) as Unit Production Manager
Successful Broadway star Janice Courtney collapses from exhaustion and is ordered to rest for six weeks at her country home in Connecticut. While there, she meets some people who change her life permanently, and discovers true love and happiness.
The World of Suzie Wong (1961) as Prod exec
A Hong Kong streetwalker tries modeling and falls for the artist who''s painting her.
Pocketful of Miracles (1961) as Unit Production Manager
A good-hearted gangster turns an old apple seller into a society matron so she can impress her daughter.
Li'l Abner (1959) as Unit Production Manager
The residents of Dogpatch fight to persuade the government not to use their town as a nuclear testing ground.
The Buccaneer (1959) as Prod management
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
King Creole (1958) as Asst prod mgr
A singer with a criminal past gets drawn back into the mob.
Spanish Affair (1958) as Production Manager
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Prod management
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
Conquest of Space (1955) as Production Manager
The War of the Worlds (1953) as Unit Production Manager
A scientist on vacation stumbles upon a Martian invasion.
Houdini (1953) as Production Manager
The famed magician and escape artist rises to stardom while haunted by the loss of his mother.
The Atomic City (1952) as Production Manager
Enemy agents kidnap an atomic scientist''''s son.
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as Unit Manager
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
Carrie (1952) as Unit Manager
A married man''''s passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951) as Production Manager
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.
Dear Wife (1950) as Production Manager
Teenaged Miriam starts a political campaign to nominate Bill Seacroft, her brother-in-law, for state senator in opposition to the local political machine. Unknown to Miriam, said machine nominates her father, Judge Wilkins. As support grows for Bill, the presence of rival candidates under one roof poses problems, especially for Ruth, wife to Bill and daughter of the judge.
Fancy Pants (1950) as Production Manager
A wild West family wins a British valet in a poker game and passes him off as a nobleman.
The Furies (1950) as Production Manager
The 1870s, New Mexico territory: T.C. Jeffords is a cattle baron who built his ranch, the Furies, from scratch.
Union Station (1950) as Production Manager
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
Streets of Laredo (1949) as Asst prod mgr
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.
Sealed Verdict (1948) as Production Manager
Saigon (1948) as Production Manager
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.
Unconquered (1947) as 2d unit bus mgr
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) as 2d unit asst prod mgr
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
Here Come the Waves (1944) as Unit Manager
Twin sisters Rosemary and Susie Allison are successful nightclub performers. Their act is about to come to a close when serious-minded Rosemary announces she's joining the Waves. Fun-loving Susie decides to enlist also, especially after she learns that crooner Johnny Cabot has just been drafted by the Navy.
China (1943) as Unit Manager
Shortly before Pearl Harbor, American opportunist Jones and partner Johnny are in China to sell oil to the invading Japanese army. Cynical about the sufferings of the Chinese, Jones meets compassionate teacher Carolyn Grant while travelling cross-country to Shanghai. Sparks fly between these strong-willed characters, neither budging an inch. But when Jones witnesses a Japanese atrocity, his feelings toward his customers (and Carolyn) begin to change...
My Heart Belongs to Daddy (1942) as Production Manager
You and Me (1938) as Grip
The Song of Songs (1933) as Chief grip
Although she loves a young sculptor, a country girl marries an older man for his money.

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