Howard Bretherton


Director

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Night Raiders (1952)
Director
Triggerman (1948)
Director
The Prince of Thieves (1948)
Director
The Story of Life (1948)
Director
Trail of the Mounties (1947)
Director
Ridin' Down the Trail (1947)
Director
Louisiana (1947)
2nd Unit Director
Where the North Begins (1947)
Director
The Trap (1946)
Director
Gun Smoke (1945)
Director
The Navajo Trail (1945)
Director
The Big Show-Off (1945)
Director
Renegades of the Rio Grande (1945)
Director
The Topeka Terror (1945)
Director
Who's Guilty? (1945)
Director
The Monster and the Ape (1945)
Director
The San Antonio Kid (1944)
Director
Hidden Valley Outlaws (1944)
Director
The Girl Who Dared (1944)
Director
Law of the Valley (1944)
Director
Outlaws of Santa Fe (1944)
Director
Beyond the Last Frontier (1943)
Director
Bordertown Gun Fighters (1943)
Director
Wagon Tracks West (1943)
Director
Whispering Footsteps (1943)
Director
Carson City Cyclone (1943)
Director
Riders of the Rio Grande (1943)
Director
The Man from the Rio Grande (1943)
Director
Santa Fe Scouts (1943)
Director
Fugitive from Sonora (1943)
Director
Pirates of the Prairie (1942)
Director
Rhythm Parade (1942)
Director
Ghost Town Law (1942)
Director
West of Tombstone (1942)
Director
Dawn on the Great Divide (1942)
Director
Riders of the West (1942)
Director
Below the Border (1942)
Director
Down Texas Way (1942)
Director
West of the Law (1942)
Director
Riders of the Badlands (1941)
Director
In Old Colorado (1941)
Director
You're Out of Luck (1941)
Director
Sign of the Wolf (1941)
Director
Outlaws of the Desert (1941)
Director
Twilight on the Trail (1941)
Director
Midnight Limited (1940)
Director
On the Spot (1940)
Director
The Showdown (1940)
Director
Chasing Trouble (1940)
Director
Up in the Air (1940)
Director
Laughing at Danger (1940)
Director
Hidden Enemy (1940)
Director
Irish Luck (1939)
Director
Star Reporter (1939)
Director
Danger Flight (1939)
Director
Navy Secrets (1939)
Director
Sky Patrol (1939)
Director
Boy's Reformatory (1939)
Director
Undercover Agent (1939)
Director
Tough Kid (1938)
Director
Wanted by the Police (1938)
Director
County Fair (1937)
Director
Western Gold (1937)
Director
It Happened Out West (1937)
Director
Secret Valley (1937)
Director
Three on the Trail (1936)
Director
King of the Royal Mounted (1936)
Director
Wild Brian Kent (1936)
Director
Heart of the West (1936)
Director
The Leathernecks Have Landed (1936)
Director
The Girl from Mandalay (1936)
Director
Call of the Prairie (1936)
Director
Dinky (1935)
Director
The Eagle's Brood (1935)
Director
Hop-Along Cassidy (1935)
Director
Bar 20 Rides Again (1935)
Director
El cantante de Nápoles (1935)
Película dirigida por [Dir]
Return of the Terror (1934)
Director
Ladies They Talk About (1933)
Director
The Match King (1932)
Director
Isle of Escape (1930)
Director
Second Choice (1930)
Director
The Argyle Case (1929)
Director
From Headquarters (1929)
Director
The Time, the Place, and the Girl (1929)
Director
The Greyhound Limited (1929)
Director
Caught in the Fog (1928)
Director
The Chorus Kid (1928)
Director
Turn Back the Hours (1928)
Director
Across the Atlantic (1928)
Director
The Black Diamond Express (1927)
Director
The Silver Slave (1927)
Director
One-Round Hogan (1927)
Director
Hills of Kentucky (1927)
Director
The Bush Leaguer (1927)
Director
While London Sleeps (1926)
Director

Producer (Feature Film)

Identity Unknown (1945)
Associate Producer

Editing (Feature Film)

The King and Four Queens (1956)
Film Editor
Heat Lightning (1934)
Editing
The House on 56th Street (1933)
Editing
Heroes for Sale (1933)
Film Editor
Baby Face (1933)
Editing
A Successful Calamity (1932)
Editing
Crooner (1932)
Editing
The Famous Ferguson Case (1932)
Editing
The Lighthouse by the Sea (1924)
Film Editor
A Self-Made Failure (1924)
Film Editor
Children of Dust (1923)
Film Editor
One Week of Love (1922)
Film Editor

Life Events

1914

First film as property man

1926

Film directing debut

Videos

Movie Clip

Ladies They Talk About (1933) - She Likes To Wrestle Cheesy process shot but new inmate Nan (Barbara Stanwyck) and veteran Linda (Lillian Roth) on fire, visiting Mrs. Arlington (Cecil Cunningham), Blondie (Helen Mann), Aunt Maggie (Maude Eburne) and a husky matron (Helen Dickson), in Ladies They Talk About, 1933.
Ladies They Talk About (1933) - Too Much Deaconing First scene for crusading newsman Slade (Preston Foster), then joining freshly busted, also guilty, Nan (Barbara Stanwyck), reminiscing as the D-A (Robert McWade) considers his options, in Ladies They Talk About, 1933.
Ladies They Talk About (1933) - Fresh Fish Like You Newly famous bank robber Nan (Barbara Stanwyck) strides into the cell block, an update from the reporter who put her away coming on the radio, as she faces down matron Noonan (Ruth Donnelly) and inmate Susie (Dorothy Burgess), in Ladies They Talk About, 1933.
Ladies They Talk About (1933) - A Man's Running Wild! Dolled-up Barbara Stanwyck making a phone call that turns out to be a diversion, then a past-his-prime bank guard (Harry Gibbon) is supposed to resist her asking to open up early, and her gang busts in, opening Ladies They Talk About, 1933, from a play by actress and one-time San Quentin inmate Dorothy Mackaye.
Wives Under Suspicion (1938) - In Case Of Ghosts On the evening of her birthday, Lucy (Gail Patrick) causes her crusading prosecutor husband Jim (Warren William) to admit his secretary "Sharpie" made all the arrangements, lightly directed by James Whale, in Wives Under Suspicion, 1938.
Match King, The (1932) - Give Me A Match Slick opening setting out the world-wide import of events depicted, then credits, then the introduction of Warren William as immigrant "Paul Kroll," modeled on the infamous swindler Ivar Kreuger, in Warner Bros.' The Match King, 1932.
Match King, The (1932) - Your Vast Holdings Having swindled his pals back in Chicago, Paul (Warren William) home in Sweden with his thoroughly conned uncle (Oscar Apfel), who needs a bailout, old pal Erik (Hardie Albright) later posing questions, in Warner Bros.' fact-based The Match King, 1932.
Match King, The (1932) - The Woman In White For now high-flying swindler Paul (Warren William) at a plush Stockholm restaurant, working up to disappointing girlfriend Ilse (Claire Dodd), when he spies the de-facto leading lady, Lily Damita, as "Marta Molnar," in The Match King, 1932.

Family

David Bretherton
Son
Editor. Won Oscar for work on "Cabaret".

Companions

Dorothea McEvoy
Wife
Actor.

Bibliography