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Robert Farfan

Robert Farfan

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RATE AND COMMENT

COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
A Time for Dying (1982) as Assistant Director
2.
Brushfire! (1962) as Assistant Director
3.
The Sergeant Was a Lady (1961) as Assistant Director
4.
Bride of the Monster (1956) as Assistant Director
A mad scientist fights to create a race of supermen.
5.
Our Miss Brooks (1956) as Assistant Director
A high school teacher has to rescue the professor she loves from his grasping mother.
6.
The Lone Ranger (1956) as Assistant Director
The legendary hero fights to reconcile a developer with the Natives whose land he wants to mine.
7.
Flame of the Islands (1956) as 2d asst dir
Rosalind Dee is a cabaret singer who aspires to enter high society. When she comes into dirty money she forms a partnership with two gambling-club owners to build the establishment into a gathering place for the only the most elite.
8.
A Cry in the Night (1956) as Assistant Director
A police captain's emotions get in the way when his daughter is kidnapped.
9.
Rebel Without a Cause (1955) as Assistant Director
An alienated teenager tries to handle life's troubles and an apron-wearing dad.
10.
Unchained (1955) as Assistant Director
Tale about life in a special prison farm in California, where the program is about treating the prisoners with humanity and minimal security to enhance their moral attitudes about paying for their crimes out of their own volition.
11.
The Road to Denver (1955) as Assistant Director
The Mayhew brothers flee from one Texas town to another as older brother Bill repeatedly attempts to keep younger brother Sam out of jail. Bill finally gives up on his younger brother and heads for Colorado. He gets a job and all is well until his brother shows up and takes a job that puts them on opposite sides of the law.
12.
The Tall Texan (1953) as Assistant Director
13.
There's a Girl in My Heart (1950) as Assistant Director
14.
Sword of the Avenger (1948) as Assistant Director
15.
The Hat-box Mystery (1947) as Assistant Director
16.
Black Gold (1947) as Assistant Director
A Native American man trains a horse for the Kentucky Derby.
17.
Trail of the Mounties (1947) as Assistant Director
18.
Ginger (1947) as Assistant Director
19.
Linda, Be Good (1947) as Assistant Director
20.
Where the North Begins (1947) as Assistant Director
21.
Flight to Nowhere (1946) as Assistant Director
22.
Hitler--Dead or Alive (1943) as Assistant Director
23.
Aerial Gunner (1943) as Assistant Director
24.
Bahama Passage (1941) as 2d asst dir, 2d unit
25.
The Pinto Kid (1941) as Assistant Director
26.
The Durango Kid (1940) as Assistant Director
A Western Robin Hood gets caught in the middle of a range war when he's framed for murder.
27.
The Return of Wild Bill (1940) as Assistant Director
28.
Those High Grey Walls (1939) as Assistant Director
29.
Little Miss Roughneck (1938) as Assistant Director
A talented 10-year-old singing prodigy, Foxine LaRue (Edith Fellows), who is only slightly less artificial and theatrical than her name, is pushed into vaudeville by her stage-mother mama, Gert LaRue (Margaret Irving), who is even more artificial and theatrical than her name. Foxine's pretty and older sister, Mary LaRue (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells) makes sacrifices to support the trio. Al Partridge (Scott Kolk as Scott Colton), a hollywood agent becomes interested in Mary and takes the family trio to Hollywood in the hopes of Foxine getting into the movies. After several incidents by the rowdy Foxine on the train, and later at International Studios, Foxine is further from being in the movies than she was in New York. Gert decides that a "hoax" kidnapping is just the ticket to get Foxine the publicity to land a studio contract. That night Foxine dresses as a boy, disarranges her room, leaves a "ransom note" and hops a freight train. The police arrive the next morning and hear Mary accuse Al and Gert of staging the kidnapping, and they are arrested. Foxine leaves the train several hundred miles away and takes shelter with the good-natured Pascual Orozco (Leo Carrillo) and his family. The arrested pair are released when the police receive another ransom note (sent by Foxine.)
30.
The Shadow (1937) as Assistant Director
Mary Gillespie is restoring the Col. Gillespie Circus to its former splendor after her father's death. With the help of her publicist boyfriend Jim, the sell-out crowds are returning to the big top. Egotistical equestrian star Senor Martinet, however, holds $60,000 of notes signed by the Colonel and due in 24 hours. When a mysterious shadowy figure is seen on the circus lot, and Martinet is murdered in the center ring during his performance, there are suspects aplenty, including Vindecco, Martinet's badly abused hunchback assistant. When Vindecco is murdered after confiding clues to Mary, Jim turns her over to the local sheriff, and continues the investigation to unmask the shaodw on his own.
31.
The Way of the West (1934) as Assistant Director

Cast (feature film)

32.
33.
Alias the Doctor (1932) as Franz
Brothers with different work ethics clash while attending medical school.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

34.
Ginger (1947) as Production Manager
35.
The Irish Gringo (1935) as Production Manager
36.
Narcotic (1933) as Production Manager
As the opening scroll tells us, Narcotic was "presented in the hope that the public may become aware of the terrific struggle to rid the world of drug addiction." The movie itself is a salacious plunge into a world of sordid pleasures. It tells us the story of Dr. William G. Davies, an infamous snake-oil salesman who started his career as a promising medical student. In the opening sequence he saves an unborn baby by performing a cesarean operation after the mother was killed in an automobile accident. Stock medical footage shows a woman's stomach being sliced open like a ripe watermelon and the baby popping out like a jack-in-a-box. But the allure of opium proves too strong for the doctor to resist. After a single night of relaxation in a Chinatown opium den, Davies becomes a slave to drugs. As his medical practice deteriorates, he shifts his attention to "selling medicine by demonstration." He says to his nurse/fiancee, "I can't see anything wrong if my preparation has merit." However, his "preparation" is one of the great quack cure-alls: "Tiger-Fat." Davies soon becomes one of the leading sideshow attractions for a carnival. His success as a carnival huckster initially allows him to run with a fast crowd. In the movie's most shocking episode, Davies and his ritzy friends retire to a hotel room together for a drug party. "We're gonna get lit," says a woman. A buffet of drugs is spread out on a table and each guest takes their drug of choice. "It takes a needle for me to get a bang," says a woman. As each participant indulges, the party quickly turns into an orgy of excesses, one woman hikes up her skirts, another laughs hysterically, a man pontificates, another man becomes paranoid. The movie provides a litany of different reactions to drugs. Ultimately, Davies' drug addiction leaves him gaunt and stooped, living in a hovel with no hope of returning to his previous life.

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