S. Sylvan Simon


Director
S. Sylvan Simon

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Lust for Gold (1949)
Director
A Southern Yankee (1948)
Director
The Fuller Brush Man (1948)
Director
I Love Trouble (1948)
Director
Her Husband's Affairs (1947)
Director
The Thrill of Brazil (1946)
Director
The Cockeyed Miracle (1946)
Director
Bad Bascomb (1946)
Director
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945)
Director
Son of Lassie (1945)
Director
Song of the Open Road (1944)
Director
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943)
Director
Salute to the Marines (1943)
Director
Whistling in Dixie (1942)
Director
Rio Rita (1942)
Director
The Bugle Sounds (1942)
Director
Tish (1942)
Director
Grand Central Murder (1942)
Director
Washington Melodrama (1941)
Director
Whistling in the Dark (1941)
Director
Two Girls on Broadway (1940)
Director
Dulcy (1940)
Director
Keeping Company (1940)
Director
Sporting Blood (1940)
Director
Dancing Co-Ed (1939)
Director
The Kid from Texas (1939)
Director
Four Girls in White (1939)
Director
These Glamour Girls (1939)
Director
Nurse from Brooklyn (1938)
Director
The Crime of Doctor Hallet (1938)
Director
Spring Madness (1938)
Director
The Road to Reno (1938)
Director
The Crime of Dr. Hallett (1938)
Director
Prescription for Romance (1937)
Director
A Girl with Ideas (1937)
Director

Producer (Feature Film)

Born Yesterday (1950)
Producer
Lust for Gold (1949)
Producer
I Love Trouble (1948)
Producer
The Fuller Brush Man (1948)
Producer

Production Companies (Feature Film)

Father Is a Bachelor (1950)
Company
The Good Humor Man (1950)
Company
Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949)
Company
Her Husband's Affairs (1947)
Company

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got (1984)
Other

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Father Was A Bachelor (1950) - MacNamara's Band With his informally adopted clan (Gary and Billy Gray, Warren and Wayne Farlow and Mary Jane Saunders), drifter and singer Johnny (William Holden, dubbed by the popular singer Buddy Clark, who had died in a plane crash by the time the picture was released) offers the 1889 Irish music-hall standard (by Shamus O’Connor and John J. Stamford) , producing an unexpected job offer (from Sig Ruman), in Father Was A Bachelor, 1950.
Father Was A Bachelor (1950) - We Don't Have Shoes! Still not committed to the Chalotte kids (Gary Gray with Billy Gray, Warren and Wayne Farlow and Mary Jane Saunders) who have mostly adopted him, drifter-singer Johnny (William Holden) is assailed by do-gooder Prudence (second billed Colleen Gray, in her first scene) in Father Was A Bachelor, 1950.
Father Was A Bachelor (1950) - I Kinda Steer Clear Of Houses After an opening scene singing in blackface in a minstrel-medicine show, in which his colleague (Charles Winninger) wound up jailed, Johnny (William Holden) takes up fishing and meets the Chalotte kids (Mary Jane Saunders, Gary Gray and Billy Gray, Warren and Wayne Farlow) in Father Was A Bachelor, 1950.
Bad Bascomb (1946) - Elder Because You're Younger? Title character Wallace Beery in Wyoming learning to shoot right-handed because the lawmen know he’s a lefty, J. Carrol Naish his sidekick Yancey, Marshall Thompson his literate conscript Jimmy, and Frank Darien the unlucky Mormon traveler, early in MGM’s Bad Bascomb, 1946, also starring Margaret O’Brien.
Bad Bascomb (1946) - When We Get To Utah Bandit Wallace Beery (title character), hiding out in a Mormon wagon train, has just learned that male converts are required to work, and he’s been drafted by Marjorie Main as Abbey, whose granddaughter Emmy (Margaret O’Brien) he’s already met, his pal Yancey (J. Carrol Naish) making out better, in MGM’s Bad Bascomb,1946.
Bad Bascomb (1946) - Thou Shalt Not Steal Fugitive illiterate title character Wallace Beery has bluffed his way into a Mormon wagon train in Wyoming, unhappy with the provisions, helping himself when Margaret O’Brien, with whom he shares top billing, appears as orphaned Emmy, in MGM’s Bad Bascomb, 1946, also starring Marjorie Main.
Abbott And Costello In Hollywood (1945) - Get That Dummy! Lou (Costello) fleeing security (Edgar Dearing) at "Mammoth" studios as the big cameos begin, Lucille Ball, Preston Foster and Robert Z. Leonard his first victims, then Bud (Abbott) in costume as another cop, and another gag, in Abott And Costello In Hollywood, 1945.
Whistling In Dixie - Grape O Mix Crime Hour After an opening murder in Georgia, we meet Marty "The Fox" Benton on his radio show, with girlfriend and co-star Carol (Ann Rutherford), the commissioner (Joseph Crehan), doctor (Pierre Watkin) and producer (Emmett Vogan), in the second film in MGM's series, Whistling In Dixie, 1942.
Whistling In Dixie - Inside Of An Eight-Ball Now at the Georgia home of her sorority sister Ellamae (Diana Lewis), New Yorker Carol (Ann Rutherford) and her boyfriend, radio sleuth Wally "The Fox" Benton (Red Skelton), visit the old fort from which a body disappeared, in MGM's Whistling In Dixie, 1942.
Rio Rita (1942) - Long Before You Came Along Devoted fan "Rita" (Kathryn Grayson) is singing along with her portable on the prairie when the artist himself "Ricardo Montera" (John Carroll), local boy made good, happens along, song by Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg, in MGM's Abbott & Costello re-boot of Rio Rita, 1942.
Rio Rita (1942) - Get Me Out Of This! Doc (Bud Abbott) and Wishy (Lou Costello), stuck in Texas, stowed away in the trunk of a car with New York plates, it didn't work out and, still in Texas, the car is dropped off for service, early in MGM's Rio Rita, 1942.
Rio Rita (1942) - Get Pike's Peak One of their best opening routines in their first adventure away from Universal, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello at work in a pet store, in MGM's 1942 re-vamp of Rio Rita, also starring Kathryn Grayson and John Carroll.

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