Erle C. Kenton


Director

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Secrets of Beauty (1951)
Director
One Too Many (1951)
Director
The Story of Bob and Sally (1948)
Director
The Cat Creeps (1946)
Director
Little Miss Big (1946)
Director
House of Frankenstein (1945)
Director
House of Dracula (1945)
Director
She Gets Her Man (1945)
Director
It Ain't Hay (1943)
Director
How's About It? (1943)
Director
Always a Bridesmaid (1943)
Director
Pardon My Sarong (1942)
Director
Who Done It? (1942)
Director
The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
Director
North to the Klondike (1942)
Director
'Frisco Lil (1942)
Director
They Meet Again (1941)
Director
Naval Academy (1941)
Director
Flying Cadets (1941)
Director
Melody for Three (1941)
Director
Petticoat Politics (1941)
Director
Remedy for Riches (1940)
Director
Escape to Paradise (1939)
Director
Everything's on Ice (1939)
Director
The Lady Objects (1938)
Director
Little Tough Guys in Society (1938)
Director
The Devil's Playground (1937)
Director
Racketeers in Exile (1937)
Director
She Asked for It (1937)
Director
Devil's Squadron (1936)
Director
End of the Trail (1936)
Director
Counterfeit (1936)
Director
The Public Menace (1935)
Director
Grand Exit (1935)
Director
Party Wire (1935)
Director
The Best Man Wins (1935)
Director
You're Telling Me! (1934)
Director
Search for Beauty (1934)
Director
Big Executive (1933)
Director
From Hell to Heaven (1933)
Director
Disgraced (1933)
Director
Stranger in Town (1932)
Director
Guilty As Hell (1932)
Director
Island of Lost Souls (1932)
Director
The Last Parade (1931)
Director
Lover Come Back (1931)
Director
Leftover Ladies (1931)
Director
X Marks the Spot (1931)
Director
A Royal Romance (1930)
Director
Father and Son (1929)
Director
Mexicali Rose (1929)
Director
The Song of Love (1929)
Director
Trial Marriage (1929)
Director
The Sideshow (1928)
Director
Bare Knees (1928)
Director
The Sporting Age (1928)
Director
Name the Woman (1928)
Director
Golf Widows (1928)
Director
Nothing To Wear (1928)
Director
The Street of Illusion (1928)
Director
The Companionate Marriage (1928)
Director
The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary (1927)
Director
Wedding Bill$ (1927)
Director
The Girl in the Pullman (1927)
Director
Other Women's Husbands (1926)
Director
The Love Toy (1926)
Director
The Palm Beach Girl (1926)
Director
The Sap (1926)
Director
The Danger Signal (1925)
Director
Red Hot Tires (1925)
Director
A Fool and His Money (1925)
Director
Flickering Youth (1924)
Director
Fight and Win (1924)
Director
Tea--With a Kick (1923)
Director
A Small Town Idol (1921)
Director
Down on the Farm (1920)
Director
Love, Honor and Behave (1920)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

End of the Trail (1936)
Theodore Roosevelt

Writer (Feature Film)

Name the Woman (1928)
Writer

Producer (Feature Film)

Crazy House (1943)
Associate Producer
South of Pago Pago (1940)
Associate Producer

Director (Short)

Picking Peaches (1924)
Director

Cast (Short)

Hearts and Flowers (1919)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Island Of Lost Souls (1932) - Are We Not Men? Accidental guest Parker (Richard Arlen) and Lota (Kathleen Burke), whom he doesn't know is an experimental animal-human hybrid, think they're escaping when they're waylaid by gangs of half-beasts (Bela Lugosi their leader), and Dr. Moreau (Charles Laughton) arrives to restore order, in Universal's Island Of Lost Souls, 1932.
Island Of Lost Souls (1932) - A Laughing Jackass Paul Hurst as Donahue has the unlucky assignment of escorting Ruth (Leila Hyams), come to find her fiancè Parker (Richard Arlen), on the south sea island where he’s been taken in by mad Dr. Moreau (Charles Laughton), knowing nothing as yet about his freaky man-beasts and “bio-anthropological research,” in Island Of Lost Souls, 1932.
Island Of Lost Souls (1932) - You Lost A Man South Seas freighter Captain Davies (Stanley Fields) delivering his cargo of animals, contrives to drop off rescued Parker (Richard Allen), whom he dislikes, with his mysterious customer Dr. Moreau (Charles Laughton) and his strange looking crew, in Universal's Island Of Lost Souls, 1932.
Island Of Lost Souls (1932) - A Man Has Come From The Sea We're only just finding out what Dr. Moreau (Charles Laughton) is up to on his secret South Seas island, telling crony Montgomery (Arthur Hohl) why he wants his experimental part-ape female Lota (Kathleen Burke) to meet his new captive-guest Parker (Richard Arlen), in Island Of Lost Souls, 1932. from H.G. Wells' The Island Of Dr. Moreau
Island Of Lost Souls (1932) - Strange Looking Natives For now, scientist Moreau (Charles Laughton) is the polite host, forced by circumstances beyond his control to welcome shipwrecked Parker (Richard Arlen), to his private South Seas island, so his comments are circumspect, in Universal’s Island Of Lost Souls, 1932, from an H.G. Wells novel.
Ghost Of Frankenstein (1942) - I Told You He Was Alive! Folks in the village of Frankenstein have been given permission to destroy the old baron’s castle, where they fear Ygor (Bela Lugosi) may still be alive, and where the monster (Lon Chaney Jr.) is believed to be buried in the sulphur pits, and it goes badly, early in The Ghost Of Frankenstein, 1942.
Ghost Of Frankenstein (1942) - Are You A Giant? Crafty Ygor (Bela Lugosi) and the revived monster (Lon Chaney Jr.) have gotten separated in the town where they’ve come to see the son of Baron Frankenstein, leading to an encounter with young Cloestine (Janet Ann Gallow) and her father (Olaf Hytten), in Universal’s third sequel, The Ghost Of Frankenstein, 1942.
Ghost Of Frankenstein (1942) - He Seems To Recognize You Ralph Bellamy is the prosecutor, Lon Chaney Jr. the “man” in custody for killing two citizens in the process of saving a girl (Janet Ann Gallow), when Dr. Frankenstein (Sir Cedric Hardwicke), who alone realizes this must be his father’s creation come back to life, arrives, crisis averted by Ygor (Bela Lugosi) playing a weird pipe, in Universal’s The Ghost Of Frankenstein, 1942.
Who Done It? (1942) -- Now Playing, Alcatraz! Would-be mystery writers Chick and Mervyn (Bud Abbott, Lou Costello) in the studio for the radio show, bothering writer Patrick Knowles, producer Louise Albritton, executive Thomas Gomez, Paul Dubov the radio actor, Mary Wickes with an exclamation, in Universal’s Who Done It?, 1942.
Who Done It? (1942) -- One Limburger Cheese Sandwich! First scene for the stars, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, advancing the plot only in that it establishes them as Chick Larkin and Mervyn Milgrim, counter help in the cafe downstairs at the radio network, but also, we’ll learn, wanna-be mystery writers, in their ninth feature, Who Done It?, 1942.
Public Menace, The - Will You Marry Me? Red (George Murphy) is a New York newspaperman on a docked ocean liner looking for a scoop, who just met ship beautician Cassie (Jean Arthur), who's not being allowed to quit and jump ship, early in The Public Menace, 1935, directed by Erle C. Kenton.
Public Menace, The - Duke Of Scoop Cassie (Jean Arthur) on her first morning in the New York apartment of newsman Red (George Murphy), whom she tricked into marrying her to get out of her job on an ocean liner, and who soon learns he missed a bigger story, in The Public Menace, 1935.

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