George Blair


Director

About

Died
April 18, 1970

Biography

With many years under his belt, George Blair emerged as a top directing talent over the course of his Hollywood career. Blair received his start directing films, including work on "Affairs of Geraldine" (1946) and "Alias the Champ" (1949). Next came "Duke of Chicago" (1949), "Perils of the Jungle" (1953) and the drama "The Twinkle in God's Eye" (1955) with Mickey Rooney. in the f...

Biography

With many years under his belt, George Blair emerged as a top directing talent over the course of his Hollywood career. Blair received his start directing films, including work on "Affairs of Geraldine" (1946) and "Alias the Champ" (1949). Next came "Duke of Chicago" (1949), "Perils of the Jungle" (1953) and the drama "The Twinkle in God's Eye" (1955) with Mickey Rooney. in the forties and the ninetiesBlair was most recently credited in "Captiva Island" (1995) with Jesse Zeigler. Blair passed away in April 1970 at the age of 65.

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Superman (TV Series, Compilation) (1973)
Director
The Hypnotic Eye (1960)
Director
Sabu and the Magic Ring (1957)
Director
Spook Chasers (1957)
Director
Jaguar (1956)
Director
Fighting Trouble (1956)
Director
The Twinkle in God's Eye (1955)
Director
Perils of the Jungle (1953)
Director
Woman in the Dark (1952)
Director
Desert Pursuit (1952)
Director
Silver City Bonanza (1951)
Director
Thunder in God's Country (1951)
Director
Secrets of Monte Carlo (1951)
Director
Insurance Investigator (1951)
Director
The Missourians (1950)
Director
Under Mexicali Stars (1950)
Director
Unmasked (1950)
Director
Women from Headquarters (1950)
Director
Destination Big House (1950)
Director
Federal Agent at Large (1950)
Director
Lonely Hearts Bandits (1950)
Director
Woman From Headquarters (1950)
Director
Flaming Fury (1949)
Director
Rose of the Yukon (1949)
Director
Post Office Investigator (1949)
Director
Streets of San Francisco (1949)
Director
Daughter of the Jungle (1949)
Director
Alias the Champ (1949)
Director
Duke of Chicago (1949)
Director
King of the Gamblers (1948)
Director
Madonna of the Desert (1948)
Director
Daredevils of the Clouds (1948)
Director
Homicide for Three (1948)
Director
Lightnin' in the Forest (1948)
Director
Exposed (1947)
Director
The Ghost Goes Wild (1947)
Director
That's My Gal (1947)
Director
The Trespasser (1947)
Director
Affairs of Geraldine (1946)
Director
G. I. War Brides (1946)
Director
Gay Blades (1946)
Director
Gangs of the Waterfront (1945)
Director
Scotland Yard Investigator (1945)
Director
A Sporting Chance (1945)
Director
The Negro Soldier (1944)
Assistant Director
Silent Partner (1944)
Director
End of the Road (1944)
Director
Thoroughbreds (1944)
Director
Secrets of Scotland Yard (1944)
Director
Thumbs Up (1943)
Assistant Director
Bordertown Gun Fighters (1943)
Assistant Director
Nobody's Darling (1943)
Assistant Director
Sleepytime Gal (1942)
Assistant Director
Outlaws of Pine Ridge (1942)
Assistant Director
Valley of Hunted Men (1942)
Assistant Director
Joan of Ozark (1942)
Assistant Director
Stardust on the Sage (1942)
Assistant Director
Home in Wyomin' (1942)
Assistant Director
Affairs of Jimmy Valentine (1942)
Assistant Director
Cowboy Serenade (1942)
Assistant Director
Shadows on the Sage (1942)
Assistant Director
Ice-Capades Revue (1942)
Assistant Director
Rookies on Parade (1941)
Assistant Director
The Gay Vagabond (1941)
Assistant Director
The Pittsburgh Kid (1941)
Assistant Director
Sis Hopkins (1941)
Assistant Director
Puddin' Head (1941)
Assistant Director
Petticoat Politics (1941)
Assistant Director
Down Mexico Way (1941)
Assistant Director
Ridin' on a Rainbow (1941)
Assistant Director
Sierra Sue (1941)
Assistant Director
Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case (1941)
Assistant Director
Ice-Capades (1941)
Assistant Director
Melody Ranch (1940)
Assistant Director
The Crooked Road (1940)
Assistant Director
Behind the News (1940)
Assistant Director
Oklahoma Renegades (1940)
Assistant Director
Wolf of New York (1940)
Assistant Director
Hit Parade of 1941 (1940)
Assistant Director
In Old Missouri (1940)
Assistant Director
Grand Ole Opry (1940)
Assistant Director
One Man's Law (1940)
Assistant Director
Sing, Dance, Plenty Hot (1940)
Assistant Director
Forgotten Girls (1940)
Assistant Director
Forged Passport (1939)
Assistant Director
I Was a Convict (1939)
Assistant Director
Thou Shalt Not Kill (1939)
Assistant Director
Pride of the Navy (1939)
Assistant Director
Main Street Lawyer (1939)
Assistant Director
Should Husbands Work? (1939)
Assistant Director
Street of Missing Men (1939)
Assistant Director
Smuggled Cargo (1939)
Assistant Director
Mickey, the Kid (1939)
Assistant Director
Calling All Marines (1939)
Assistant Director
Down in "Arkansaw" (1938)
Assistant Director
Mama Runs Wild (1938)
Assistant Director
Romance of the Limberlost (1938)
Assistant Director
King of the Newsboys (1938)
Assistant Director
Orphans of the Street (1938)
Assistant Director
Federal Man-Hunt (1938)
Assistant Director
Born to Be Wild (1938)
Assistant Director
The Marines Are Here (1938)
Assistant Director
Jim Hanvey, Detective (1937)
Assistant Director
Michael O'Halloran (1937)
Assistant Director
Hit the Saddle (1937)
Assistant Director
Exiled to Shanghai (1937)
Assistant Director
The Duke Comes Back (1937)
Assistant Director
Navy Born (1936)
Assistant Director
Palm Springs (1936)
Assistant Director
Her Master's Voice (1936)
Assistant Director
Mary Burns, Fugitive (1935)
Assistant Director
Smart Girl (1935)
Assistant Director
Fighting Youth (1935)
Assistant Director
Elinor Norton (1934)
Assistant Director
Springtime for Henry (1934)
Assistant Director
She Was a Lady (1934)
Assistant Director
Trick for Trick (1933)
Assistant Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Captiva Island (1995)
George
Redheads on Parade (1935)
Props man

Writer (Feature Film)

Jim Hanvey, Detective (1937)
Contr to Screenplay const

Producer (Feature Film)

Gay Blades (1946)
Associate Producer
Gangs of the Waterfront (1945)
Associate Producer
Scotland Yard Investigator (1945)
Associate Producer
Silent Partner (1944)
Associate Producer
Secrets of Scotland Yard (1944)
Associate Producer
End of the Road (1944)
Associate Producer
Whispering Footsteps (1943)
Producer

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Hypnotic Eye, The (1960) - Now Whos' Got A Fixation? Cop Dave (Joe Partridge) puzzles over a series of women having mysteriously mutilated themselves, conveniently finding department shrink pal Phil (Guy Prescott) just off the squad room, their chat leading to a clever-ish exchange about hypnotism, early in Allied Artists’ The Hypnotic Eye, 1960.
Hypnotic Eye, The (1960) - He Doesn't Use Stooges Marcia (Marcia Henderson) volunteers with hypnotist Desmond (Jacques Bergerac), after her friend, who did the same, became the latest victim in a series of self-mutilations being investigated by her cop boyfriend Dave (Joe Partridge) and psychiatrist colleague Phil (Guy Prescott), in The Hypnotic Eye, 1960.
Hypnotic Eye, The (1960) - You Will Be Lighter Than Air Cop Dave (Joe Partridge), who’s investigating a string of self-mutilations, and girlfriend Marcia (Marcia Henderson) watch while her pal Dodi (Merry Anders), coaxed into volunteering, has quite the experience with hypnotist Desmond (Jacques Bergerac), who is presumably not involved, in The Hypnotic Eye, 1960.
Under Mexicali Stars (1950) - Allen, Rex Allen Opening scenes introducing Homer (Buddy Ebsen), and star Rex Allen, their lawman identities not quite revealed, plus Dorothy Patrick as "Mad," Percy Helton as her father, and various villains, in Under Mexicali Stars, 1950.
Under Mexicali Stars (1950) - Old Black Mountain Trail Newly hired to help with her ranch, Rex Allen (as "himself") reassures Mad (Dorothy Patrick) about his priorities, and a tune by Fred Howard and Nat Vincent, in Under Mexicali Stars, 1950.

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