Rowland V. Lee


Director

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Captain Kidd (1945)
Director
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1944)
Director
Powder Town (1942)
Director
The Son of Monte Cristo (1941)
Director
Tower of London (1939)
Director
Son of Frankenstein (1939)
Director
The Sun Never Sets (1939)
Director
Service De Luxe (1938)
Director
Mother Carey's Chickens (1938)
Director
Love from a Stranger (1937)
Director
The Toast of New York (1937)
Director
One Rainy Afternoon (1936)
Director
The Three Musketeers (1935)
Director
Cardinal Richelieu (1935)
Director
Over Night (1934)
Director
The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
Director
I Am Suzanne! (1934)
Director
Gambling (1934)
Director
Zoo in Budapest (1933)
Director
The Sign of Four (1932)
Director
The Guilty Generation (1931)
Director
The Ruling Voice (1931)
Director
Galas de la Paramount (1930)
Director
Paramount on Parade (1930)
Director
Ladies Love Brutes (1930)
Director
Derelict (1930)
Director
A Man From Wyoming (1930)
Director
The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu (1930)
Director
A Dangerous Woman (1929)
Director
The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (1929)
Director
The Wolf of Wall Street (1929)
Director
The Secret Hour (1928)
Director
Doomsday (1928)
Director
The First Kiss (1928)
Director
Three Sinners (1928)
Director
Loves of an Actress (1928)
Director
The Whirlwind of Youth (1927)
Director
Barbed Wire (1927)
Director
The Silver Treasure (1926)
Director
The Outsider (1926)
Director
Havoc (1925)
Director
The Man Without a Country (1925)
Director
In Love With Love (1924)
Director
Gentle Julia (1923)
Director
Desire (1923)
Director
You Can't Get Away with It (1923)
Director
Alice Adams (1923)
Director
The Men of Zanzibar (1922)
Director
Mixed Faces (1922)
Director
Money To Burn (1922)
Director
Shirley of the Circus (1922)
Director
The Dust Flower (1922)
Director
His Back Against the Wall (1922)
Director
A Self-Made Man (1922)
Director
The Sea Lion (1921)
Director
Cupid's Brand (1921)
Director
The Cup of Life (1921)
Director
Blind Hearts (1921)
Director
A Thousand to One (1920)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Dangerous Days (1920)
Graham Spencer
His Own Law (1920)
Jean Saval
Wild Winship's Widow (1917)
Archibald Herndon
Time Locks and Diamonds (1917)
Edgar Seymour
The Mother Instinct (1917)
Jacques
They're Off (1917)
Randolph Manners
The Stainless Barrier (1917)
Richard Shelton
The Maternal Spark (1917)
Howard Helms
Polly Ann (1917)
Howard Straightlane

Writer (Feature Film)

The Big Fisherman (1959)
Screenwriter
The Three Musketeers (1935)
Screenwriter
I Am Suzanne! (1934)
Story and Screenplay
The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
Screenplay and dial
Zoo in Budapest (1933)
Screenwriter
The Ruling Voice (1931)
[Wrt] by
The Secret Hour (1928)
Scen
Loves of an Actress (1928)
Screenwriter
Barbed Wire (1927)
Screenwriter
Alice Adams (1923)
Adaptation
A Self-Made Man (1922)
Scen

Producer (Feature Film)

The Big Fisherman (1959)
Producer
Son of Frankenstein (1939)
Producer
Tower of London (1939)
Producer

Production Companies (Feature Film)

The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1944)
Company
The Son of Monte Cristo (1941)
Company
The Sun Never Sets (1939)
Company
Tower of London (1939)
Company
Son of Frankenstein (1939)
Company
Service De Luxe (1938)
Company

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Captain Kidd (1945) - Deep Enough To Bury A Man The title character (Charles Laughton) makes an example of Blades (Abner Biberman) as his crew (including John Carradine, Gilbert Roland and Sheldon Leonard) bury loot off Madagascar, in an early scene from Captain Kidd, 1945.
Captain Kidd (1945) - Touched Off The Magazine The title character (Charles Laughton), secretly a pirate, and aide Lorenzo (Gilbert Roland) transfer the nobleman (Lumsden Hare) and daughter (Barbara Britton) and their treasure to their ship, their game soon revealed, the under-cover good guy Mercy (Randolph Scott) worried, in Captain Kidd, 1945.
Captain Kidd (1945) - Opening, Dead Men Don't Talk The opening sequence of director Rowland V. Lee's Captain Kidd, 1945, leads into some historical framing and the title character (Charles Laughton) commenting on dead men keeping secrets.
Captain Kidd (1945) - Bursting With Noble Blood Appearing before King William (Henry Daniell) back in England, Charles Laughton (title character) wheedles a commission by posing as a witness to an act of piracy he himself committed, embarrassing a royal guard (Reginald Sheffeild) in the process in Captain Kidd, 1945.
Toast Of New York, The (1937) - An Obscure Peddler A prologue with the very loose history of the Civil War era robber baron Jim Fisk, then portrayed by Edward Arnold, running a scam with partners Boyd and Luke (Cary Grant, Jack Oakie), in the RKO financial biopic-melodrama The Toast Of New York, 1937, also starring Frances Farmer.
Toast Of New York, The (1937) - I'm Going To Be A Great Actress Thriving high-finance scam partners Boyd (Cary Grant) and Fisk (Edward Arnold) rush to be first to make a date with French songstress Fleurique (Thelma Leeds) backstage, where she’s abusing dresser Josie (Frances Farmer), who proves to be the greater prize, in The Toast Of New York,1937.
Son Of Frankenstein (1939) - He'll Find No Friends Opening glimpse of Ygor (Bela Lugosi), then Burgomaster (Lawrence Grant) leading local resistance, cutting to young Baron Wolf von Frankenstein (Basil Rathbone), eagerly returning to claim the family estate, with supportive wife Elsa (Josephine Hutchinson), in Son Of Frankenstein, 1939.
Son Of Frankenstein (1939) - Bullets In His Heart Big tech scene as young Dr. Frankenstein (Basil Rathbone) overrules Ygor (Bela Lugosi) and with Benson (Edgar Norton) begins his surgical attempt to revive the monster, in Rowland V. Lee's Son Of Frankenstein, 1939.
Son Of Frankenstein (1939) - Maker Of Monsters Americanized Baron Wolf (Basil Rathbone), son of the late doctor, scoping out the wrecked laboratory, has just met mad Ygor (Bela Lugosi), who is eager to reveal a secret about the not so deceased monster (Boris Karloff), in Son Of Frankenstein, 1939.
Count of Monte Cristo, The (1934) - Dust Off Your Memory Dantes (Robert Donat, now as "Monte Cristo") catches Mondego (Douglas Walton) about to commit murder, then reveals himself as his elegant vengeance begins in Rowland V. Lee's The Count of Monte Cristo, 1934.
Count of Monte Cristo, The (1934) - He's Had His Trial Honest French captain Edmond Dantes (Robert Donat) gets framed under the authority of De Villefort (Louis Calhern) and his turncoat romantic rival Mondego (Douglas Walton) and ex-friend Danglers (Raymond Walburn) in The Count of Monte Cristo, 1934.
Toast Of New York, The (1937) - The Twelve Temptations In 1860’s New York, financier Fisk (Edward Arnold) is backing a show featuring his mistress Josie (Frances Farmer), when associates Boyd (Cary Grant), Luke (Jack Oakie) and Drew (Donald Meek) arrive with news that their railroad stock scam has been exposed, in The Toast Of New York,1937.

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