Martin Rackin


Screenwriter

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Nevada Smith (1975)
Creator

Writer (Feature Film)

Nevada Smith (1975)
Screenplay
Twice in a Lifetime (1974)
Screenwriter
North to Alaska (1960)
Screenwriter
The Horse Soldiers (1959)
Written for Screen by
The Deep Six (1958)
Screenwriter
The Big Land (1957)
Screenwriter
Lisbon (1956)
Story
Santiago (1956)
Screenwriter
Hell on Frisco Bay (1956)
Screenwriter
Long John Silver (1955)
Writer
The Great Diamond Robbery (1954)
Screenwriter
The Stooge (1953)
Screenwriter
The Clown (1953)
Screenwriter
Sailor Beware (1952)
Screenwriter
Loan Shark (1952)
Story
Loan Shark (1952)
Screenwriter
Distant Drums (1951)
Screenwriter
The Enforcer (1951)
Writer
Three Secrets (1950)
Writer
A Dangerous Profession (1949)
Writer
Close-Up (1948)
Adaptation
Fighting Father Dunne (1948)
Screenwriter
Fighter Squadron (1948)
Additional Dialogue
Race Street (1948)
Writer
Desperate (1947)
Additional Dialogue
Riffraff (1947)
Original Screenplay
Marine Raiders (1944)
Original Story
Air Raid Wardens (1943)
Original Screenplay
Bombardier (1943)
Story
Buy Me That Town (1941)
Story

Producer (Feature Film)

Nevada Smith (1975)
Producer
Twice in a Lifetime (1974)
Producer
Hangup (1973)
Producer
The Revengers (1972)
Producer
Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)
Producer
Rough Night in Jericho (1967)
Producer
Stagecoach (1966)
Producer
The Horse Soldiers (1959)
Producer
Darby's Rangers (1958)
Producer
Fort Dobbs (1958)
Producer
The Deep Six (1958)
Producer
Top Secret Affair (1957)
Producer
The Helen Morgan Story (1957)
Producer
Santiago (1956)
Producer

Production Companies (Feature Film)

Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)
Company
Stagecoach (1966)
Company

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

Three Secrets (1999)
Other

Writer (Special)

Rivak, The Barbarian (1960)
Writer

Producer (Special)

Rivak, The Barbarian (1960)
Producer

Special Thanks (Special)

Rivak, The Barbarian (1960)
Writer

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Horse Soldiers, The (1959) - Quite Enough of Both Southerner Hannah Hunter (Constance Towers) entertains Union officers Marlowe (John Wayne), Secord (Willis Bouchey), Gray (William Leslie) and Kendall (William Holden) in John Ford's The Horse Soldiers, 1959.
Bombardier (1943) - Open, To Fit Him For His Task Three years between the start of production and release, during which time the U.S. entered WWII, RKO’s muscular opening to Bombardier, 1943, with the real General Eugene Lowry Eubank (1892-1997!), and a high level disagreement between Army Air Force officers and leading men Pat O’Brien and Randolph Scott.
Bombardier (1943) - I Do Solemnly Swear In an early role which earned him praise and career support from Pat O’Brien, Robert Ryan as trainee Joe Connors consults with Pat as his superior and buddy Major “Chick” Davis about motivations and reveals that he’s been approached by probable spies at their New Mexico air base, in Bombardier, 1943.
Bombardier (1943) - You Look Scared Stiff Part of a series of impressive technical sequences, Russell Wade as Army Air Force trainee Harris, leading man Pat O’Brien narrating, Charles Russell the instructor, Randolph Scott in the cockpit, Academy Award-nominated Special Effects by Vernon L. Walker, editing by Robert Wise (assisted by young Robert Aldrich), in RKO’s Bombardier, 1943.
Bombardier (1943) - It's Just As Unlogical Randolph Scott as Army Air Force Captain Buck Oliver, a reluctant convert to high-altitude bombing, dictates a letter to old friend “Burt” (Anne Shirley) in New Mexico, advising her that his colleague Major “Chick” Davis will arrive soon to launch a training program, Barton MacLane his sergeant Dixon, in Bombardier, 1943.
Race Street (1948) - Don't Bet On Horses Following opening narration, entering the horse gambling racket in San Francisco, introducing bookie Hal (Henry Morgan), then his friend and backer, the star, George Raft, as "Dan." who has a fancy girlfriend "Robbie," (Marilyn Maxwell), from Race Street, 1948.
Race Street (1948) - Don't Give Me Orders At a Chicago racket hangout, high rolling bookie Dan (George Raft) is visited by cop Barney (William Bendix), who pushes him not to seek his own vengeance for the murder of their mutual childhood friend, in Race Street, 1948.
Race Street (1948) - I'm In A Jam With Baby Splashy introduction for Gale Robbins as Elaine, night club singer and sister of the owner Dan (George Raft), her own vocal on a tune by Ray Heindorf, M.K. Jerome and Ted Koehler, fancy shot by director Edwin L. Marin and cinematographer J. Roy Hunt, in Race Street, 1948.
Darby's Rangers (1958) - Tip Of The Javelin Darby (James Garner) pitches generals Wise (Raymond Bailey) then Truscott (Willis Bouchey) for the chance to lead the commando team he's dreamed up, in William A. Wellman's generous bio-pic, Darby's Rangers, 1958.
Darby's Rangers (1958) - Real Meat Grinder Outfit Jack Warden as sidekick Sergeant Rosen narrates scenes introducing the recruits, Murray Hamilton (as "Delancey"), Adam Williams (as "Heavy Hall") and Corey Allen (as "Sutherland") in William A. Wellman's Darby's Rangers, 1958, starring James Garner.
Desperate (1947) - We Were Gonna Celebrate Two consecutive high points for Audrey Long as innocent Ann, expecting to celebrate her four-month anniversary with war-hero truck-driver husband Steve (Steve Brodie), who was an unwilling participant in a robbery gone wrong, now on the run, early in director Anthony Mann’s Desperate, 1947.
Desperate (1947) - Some Junk For The County Fair The kindly sheriff who was about to take fugitives Steve and Ann (Steve Brodie, Audrey Long) into custody conveniently crashed into a tree, so they move on to their next conveyance, and a famous shot from director Anthony Mann with George E. Diskant’s camera, headed for her family farm, in Desperate, 1947.

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