William Berke


Director

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Cop Hater (1958)
Director
The Mugger (1958)
Director
Island Women (1958)
Director
The Lost Missile (1958)
Director
Four Boys and a Gun (1957)
Director
Street of Sinners (1957)
Director
The Marshal's Daughter (1953)
Director
Valley of Head Hunters (1953)
Director
The Jungle (1952)
Director
Pier 23 (1951)
Director
Roaring City (1951)
Director
F.B.I. Girl (1951)
Director
Smuggler's Gold (1951)
Director
Fury of the Congo (1951)
Director
Danger Zone (1951)
Director
Savage Drums (1951)
Director
I Shot Billy the Kid (1950)
Director
Border Rangers (1950)
Director
Train to Tombstone (1950)
Director
Operation Haylift (1950)
Director
On the Isle of Samoa (1950)
Director
Mark of the Gorilla (1950)
Director
Pygmy Island (1950)
Director
Bandit Queen (1950)
Director
Captive Girl (1950)
Director
Gunfire (1950)
Director
Deputy Marshal (1949)
Director
Treasure of Monte Cristo (1949)
Director
Arson--Inc. (1949)
Director
Zamba (1949)
Director
Highway 13 (1949)
Director
The Lost Tribe (1949)
Director
Sky Liner (1949)
Director
Caged Fury (1948)
Director
Racing Luck (1948)
Director
Speed to Spare (1948)
Director
Jungle Jim (1948)
Director
Waterfront at Midnight (1948)
Director
Code of the West (1947)
Director
Shoot to Kill (1947)
Director
Ding Dong Williams (1946)
Director
Sunset Pass (1946)
Director
The Falcon's Adventure (1946)
Director
Rolling Home (1946)
Director
Renegade Girl (1946)
Director
Dick Tracy (1945)
Director
High Powered (1945)
Director
Betrayal from the East (1945)
Director
Why Girls Leave Home (1945)
Director
Girl in the Case (1944)
Director
That's My Baby (1944)
Director
Wyoming Hurricane (1944)
Director
The Vigilantes Ride (1944)
Director
Riding West (1944)
Director
The Falcon in Mexico (1944)
Director
Dangerous Passage (1944)
Director
Double Exposure (1944)
Director
The Last Horseman (1944)
Director
Sailor's Holiday (1944)
Director
The Navy Way (1944)
Director
Dark Mountain (1944)
Director
Tornado (1943)
Director
The Fighting Buckaroo (1943)
Director
Hail to the Rangers (1943)
Director
Silver City Raiders (1943)
Director
Law of the Northwest (1943)
Director
Frontier Fury (1943)
Director
Minesweeper (1943)
Director
Saddles and Sagebrush (1943)
Director
Riders of the Northwest Mounted (1943)
Director
Robin Hood of the Range (1943)
Director
Pardon My Gun (1942)
Director
Riding Through Nevada (1942)
Director
Bad Men of the Hills (1942)
Director
Down Rio Grande Way (1942)
Director
The Lone Prairie (1942)
Director
Lawless Plainsmen (1942)
Director
Riders of the Northland (1942)
Director
A Tornado in the Saddle (1942)
Director
Overland to Deadwood (1942)
Director
Gun Grit (1936)
Director

Writer (Feature Film)

The Lost Missile (1958)
as Lester Wm. Berke
Border Rangers (1950)
Original Screenplay
Gunfire (1950)
Writer
Deputy Marshal (1949)
Screenwriter
Rolling Home (1946)
Original Story
Timberesque (1937)
Original Story

Producer (Feature Film)

The Mugger (1958)
Producer
Cop Hater (1958)
Producer
Island Women (1958)
Producer
The Lost Missile (1958)
Executive Producer
Street of Sinners (1957)
Producer
Four Boys and a Gun (1957)
Producer
The Jungle (1952)
Producer
Roaring City (1951)
Producer
Danger Zone (1951)
Producer
Pier 23 (1951)
Producer
The Steel Helmet (1951)
Associate Producer
F.B.I. Girl (1951)
Producer
Savage Drums (1951)
Producer
I Shot Billy the Kid (1950)
Producer
Train to Tombstone (1950)
Producer
Gunfire (1950)
Producer
Border Rangers (1950)
Producer
Bandit Queen (1950)
Producer
Shoot to Kill (1947)
Producer
The Falcon's Alibi (1946)
Producer
Renegade Girl (1946)
Producer
Rolling Home (1946)
Producer
West of Tombstone (1942)
Producer
Confessions of Boston Blackie (1942)
Producer
Prairie Stranger (1941)
Producer
Thunder Over the Prairie (1941)
Producer
The Royal Mounted Patrol (1941)
Producer
Riders of the Badlands (1941)
Producer
Gaucho Serenade (1940)
Associate Producer
Rancho Grande (1940)
Associate Producer
Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride (1940)
Associate Producer
Carolina Moon (1940)
Associate Producer
Colorado Sunset (1939)
Associate Producer
The Night Riders (1939)
Associate Producer
Rovin' Tumbleweeds (1939)
Associate Producer
New Frontier (1939)
Associate Producer
Three Texas Steers (1939)
Associate Producer
Wyoming Outlaw (1939)
Associate Producer
South of the Border (1939)
Associate Producer
Heroes of the Hills (1938)
Associate Producer
Red River Range (1938)
Associate Producer
Outlaws of Sonora (1938)
Associate Producer
Overland Stage Raiders (1938)
Associate Producer
Pals of the Saddle (1938)
Associate Producer
Santa Fe Stampede (1938)
Associate Producer
Riders of the Black Hills (1938)
Associate Producer
Call the Mesquiteers (1938)
Associate Producer
Rough Riding Rhythm (1938)
Associate Producer
Young Dynamite (1937)
Associate Producer
Roaring Six Guns (1937)
Associate Producer
Dangerous Holiday (1937)
Associate Producer
Atlantic Flight (1937)
Associate Producer
Swing It Professor (1937)
Associate Producer
Bill Cracks Down (1937)
Associate Producer
Ghost Town (1936)
Producer
Aces Wild (1936)
Producer
The Pecos Kid (1936)
Producer
Doughnuts and Society (1936)
Supervisor
A Man Betrayed (1936)
Associate Producer
Ghost-Town Gold (1936)
Supervisor
Hair-Trigger Casey (1936)
Producer
Bulldog Edition (1936)
Supervisor
Desert Justice (1936)
Presented By
Gun Grit (1936)
Producer
Wild Mustang (1935)
Producer
Wildcat Saunders (1935)
Producer
Last of the Clintons (1935)
Producer
Adventurous Knights (1935)
Producer
Wagon Trail (1935)
Presented By
Social Error (1935)
Producer

Production Companies (Feature Film)

Toll of the Desert (1935)
Company
Corruption (1933)
Company
The Flaming Signal (1933)
Company

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Jungle Jim (1948) - He Didn't See The Leopard Holmes Herbert narrates the opening, Johnny Weissmuller in his first scene in the title role, in his first post-Tarzan serial, based on the Alex Raymond comic strip, Jungle Jim, 1948.
Jungle Jim (1948) - Devil Doctor Poison The commissioner (Holmes Herbert) is just about recovered from finding out Dr. Hilary Parker (Virginia Grey) is a woman, come to investigate the funny potion discovered by Johnny Weissmuller (title character), who makes a grand entrance, in Jungle Jim, 1948.
Dick Tracy (1945) - Must Be The Fuse First appearance for both Jane Greer (as "Judith") and Mike Mazurki (as "Splitface"), as Dick (Morgan Conway) and girlfriend Tess (Anne Jeffreys) visit first Jane's dad's restaurant, then his house where the villain lurks, in RKO's Dick Tracy, 1945.
Dick Tracy (1945) - Blood Drips From Two Dick (Morgan Conway) reaches the roof of the house into which his suspect fled, meeting star-gazing "professor" Starling (Trevor Bardette), whom he interrogates until fellow cops led by Pat (Lyle Latell) arrive, in Dick Trach, 1945.
Lost Missile, The - Havenbrook Narration takes us from the blazing UFO, via New York, to the lab where David (Robert Loggia) and Joan (Ellen Parker) are balancing rocket science with romance in The Lost Missile, 1958.
Lost Missile, The - CONAD Lawrence Dobkin's narration takes us through the frying of an Alaskan dog-sledder, introduction to "Continental Air Defense," and justified panic at an Arctic monitoring station in The Lost Missile, 1958.
Lost Missile, The - Opening, Hydrogen War A big thank-you to the armed services, ominous credits and apparent Russians, though not named as such, using advanced missile defense to prevent disaster, form the snappy opening to writer-producer-director William Berke's The Lost Missile., 1958.

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