Roy Rowland


Director
Roy Rowland

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

The Sea Pirate (1967)
English vers Supervisor
Gunfighters of Casa Grande (1965)
Director
The Girl Hunters (1963)
Director
Seven Hills of Rome (1958)
Director
Slander (1957)
Director
Gun Glory (1957)
Director
Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956)
Director
These Wilder Years (1956)
Director
Many Rivers to Cross (1955)
Director
Hit the Deck (1955)
Director
Witness to Murder (1954)
Director
Rogue Cop (1954)
Director
The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T (1953)
Director
Affair with a Stranger (1953)
Director
The Moonlighter (1953)
Director
Bugles in the Afternoon (1952)
Director
Excuse My Dust (1951)
Director
The Outriders (1950)
Director
Two Weeks with Love (1950)
Director
Scene of the Crime (1949)
Director
The Three Musketeers (1948)
Fill-In Director
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948)
Director
Killer McCoy (1947)
Director
The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)
Director
Boys' Ranch (1946)
Director
Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945)
Director
Lost Angel (1944)
Director
A Stranger in Town (1943)
Director
Age of Indiscretion (1935)
Assistant Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Fighters (1992)
Himself

Writer (Feature Film)

The Girl Hunters (1963)
Screenwriter

Producer (Feature Film)

Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone (1994)
Segment Producer
Land Raiders (1970)
Associate Producer

Director (Short)

SUCKER LIST (1941)
Director
You, the People (1940)
Director
Jack Pot (1940)
Director
How to Sub-Let (1939)
Director
An Hour for Lunch (1939)
Director
How to Eat (1939)
Director
Dark Magic (1939)
Director
Home Early (1939)
Director
MUSIC MADE SIMPLE (1938)
Director
How to Read (1938)
Director
Mental Poise (1938)
Director
How to Watch Football (1938)
Director
An Evening Alone (1938)
Director
Opening Day (1938)
Director
How to Raise a Baby (1938)
Director
The Courtship of the Newt (1938)
Director
How to Figure Income Tax (1938)
Director
Cinema Circus (1937)
Director
A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES (1937)
Director
How to Start the Day (1937)
Director
Song of Revolt (1937)
Director
Hollywood Party (1937)
Director
Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs (1936)
Director

Producer (Short)

Hollywood Party (1937)
Producer (Uncredited)

Life Events

Photo Collections

Meet Me in Las Vegas - Costume Sketches
Here are a few original costume design sketches by Helen Rose for MGM's Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956), starring Cyd Charisse. Note the approvals by producer Joe Pasternak and director Roy Rowland.
Two Weeks with Love - Movie Poster
Here is the American one-sheet movie poster for Two Weeks with Love (1950). One-sheets measured 27x41 inches, and were the poster style most commonly used in theaters.

Videos

Movie Clip

5,000 Fingers Of Dr. T - Go Back To Your Cell! Mom (Mary Healy) and the plumber (Peter Lind Hayes) chat as Bart (Tommy Rettig) dreams his way into the world run by his evil piano teacher (Hans Conried) in the "Dr. Seuss" movie, The 5,000 Fingers Of Dr. T, 1953.
5,000 Fingers Of Dr. T (1953) - Not My Instrument Strangeness right from the top, the opening to the only movie ever written by "Dr. Seuss" (Ted Geisel), The 5,000 Fingers Of Dr. T, 1953, starring Hans Conried and Tommy Rettig, directed by Roy Rowland.
5,000 Fingers Of Dr. T - Beat The Bushes! Dr. T (Hans Conried) panics as Bart (Tommy Rettig) has escaped, his enslaved mother (Mary Healy) helping search, thugs chasing, in the only movie written by "Dr. Seuss" (Ted Geisel), The 5,000 Fingers Of Dr. T. 1953.
5,000 Fingers Of Dr. T - Dungeon For Scratchy Violins Fleeing Bart (Tommy Rettig) has come upon the "Dungeon For Scratchy Violins" (etc.) and a big musical number as staged by Eugene Loring, in director Roy Rowland's "Dr. Seuss" movie, The 5,000 Fingers Of Dr. T, 1953.
5,000 Fingers Of Dr. T - One Extra Boom Busted by the singing guards, Bart (Tommy Rettig) and August (Peter Lind Hayes) are ushered to the elevator by Dr. T (Hans Conried), where the attendant (Alan Aric) does a strange song, in The 5,000 Fingers Of Dr. T, 1953.
Scene Of The Crime (1949) - Stop Tossing That Gun Around Opening with a straight-up murder, characters not identified (G. Pat Collins plays the victim whom, we’ll learn, is a plainclothes cop), we then meet cover-girl Gloria (Arlene Dahl) and her husband, cop Mike Conovan (Van Johnson), about to celebrate their anniversary, in the rare MGM-Noir, Scene Of The Crime, 1949.
Scene Of The Crime (1949) - If You Never Try To Stop L-A cop Conovan (Van Johnson) chasing a lead, explains to wife Gloria (Arlene Dahl) then, hardly noticing one performer (Jean Carter) and not revealing himself, earns some time with stripper Lili (Gloria DeHaven, in a role evoking the famous Burlesque entertainer Lili St. Cyr), in MGM’s Scene Of The Crime, 1949.
Scene Of The Crime (1949) - Only Fools Bet Horses Three L-A cops (Van Johnson as Mike Conovan, with John McIntire and Tom Drake) investigating a colleague’s murder have followed the car that just picked up a suspect they were watching, to learn that he’s been grabbed by syndicate crook “Umpire” (Tom Powers), looking to set up a larger operation, in Scene Of The Crime, 1949.
Scene Of The Crime (1949) - I'm Such A Stinkin' Crook First with a clever riff on their going-out evening routine, L-A cop Mike Conover (Van Johnson) and his fashion model wife Gloria (Arlene Dahl) are surprised by informant Sleeper (TCM friend and favorite Norman Lloyd), with dope on a series of robberies of bookmakers, in MGM’s Scene Of The Crime, 1949.
Scene Of The Crime (1949) - Never Pick Up A Pigeon Alone Driving around L-A beginning their investigation of a the murder of a fellow plainclothes cop, Van Johnson as Conovan, John McIntire as his mentor-partner Piper, and Tom Drake as young “C.C.,” talk shop and notice lurking “Sleeper” (Norman Lloyd), early in Scene Of The Crime, 1949, from MGM and director Roy Rowland.
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) - Not So Nice Cameron Mitchell narrates, recalling Depression era New York, and his meeting with Flavia (Margaret O'Brien, title character) who soon joins neighborhood sage and news vendor Mac (Rhys Williams), opening Tenth Avenue Angel, 1948, also starring George Murphy and Angela Lansbury.
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) - How Does He Look? Gleeful Flavia (Margaret O'Brien), with pal Mac (Rhys Williams) at the news stand, awaiting Steve (George Murphy), returning from prison, though she believes he's been traveling the world, early in Roy Rowland's Tenth Avenue Angel, 1948.

Family

Steve Rowland
Son
Actor.

Bibliography