Charles F. Reisner


Director
Charles F. Reisner

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

The Traveling Saleswoman (1950)
Director
In This Corner (1948)
Director
The Cobra Strikes (1948)
Director
Swing Fever (1944)
Director of addl scenes
Lost in a Harem (1944)
Director
Meet the People (1944)
Director
Harrigan's Kid (1943)
Director
This Time for Keeps (1942)
Director
The Big Store (1941)
Director
Winter Carnival (1939)
Director
Manhattan Merry-Go-Round (1937)
Director
Mountain Music (1937)
Director
Sophie Lang Goes West (1937)
Director
Everybody Dance (1937)
Director
Murder Goes to College (1937)
Director
The Winning Ticket (1935)
Director
It's in the Air (1935)
Director
Hollywood Party (1934)
Director
Student Tour (1934)
Director
You Can't Buy Everything (1934)
Director
The Show-Off (1934)
Director
Whistling in the Dark (1933)
Co-Director
The Chief (1933)
Director
Divorce in the Family (1932)
Director
Stepping Out (1931)
Director
Politics (1931)
Director
Reducing (1931)
Director
Flying High (1931)
Director
Chasing Rainbows (1930)
Director
Caught Short (1930)
Director
Love in the Rough (1930)
Director
China Bound (1929)
Director
Noisy Neighbors (1929)
Director
The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929)
Director
Brotherly Love (1928)
Director
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
Director
Fools for Luck (1928)
Director
What Every Girl Should Know (1927)
Director
The Fortune Hunter (1927)
Director
The Missing Link (1927)
Director
The Better 'Ole (1926)
Director
Oh, What a Nurse (1926)
Director
The Gold Rush (1925)
Associate Director
The Man on the Box (1925)
Director
The Pilgrim (1923)
Associate Director
The Kid (1921)
Associate Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Everybody Dance (1937)
Tommy Spurgeon
The Man on the Box (1925)
Badkoff
Justice of the Far North (1925)
Mike Burke
A Self-Made Failure (1924)
Spike Malone
Hollywood (1923)
Breaking into Society (1923)
The "Pittsburgh Kid"
The Pilgrim (1923)
The Crook
Her Temporary Husband (1923)
Hector
The Kid (1921)
The Bully

Writer (Feature Film)

Flying High (1931)
Adaptation
Chasing Rainbows (1930)
Dial
The Better 'Ole (1926)
Adaptation

Producer (Feature Film)

Railroaded! (1947)
Producer
Bury Me Dead (1947)
Producer
The Winning Ticket (1935)
Producer

Director (Short)

Alex in Wonderland (1940)
Director
THE CHRISTMAS PARTY (1931)
Director

Assistant Direction (Short)

Hollywood Party (1937)
Assistant Director

Writer (Short)

Hollywood Party (1937)
Writer (Uncredited)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Gold Rush, The (1925) - Three Days From Anywhere Not a bad illustration of scale, writer, director and star Charles Chaplin with cameraman Roland Totheroh shooting partly on location near Truckee, Nevada, also introducing Big Jim (Mack Swain), opening The Gold Rush, 1925.
Gold Rush, The (1925) - Thanksgiving Dinner Their nefarious third partner gone looking for food, writer, director, star and Englishman Charles Chaplin prepares a famous Thanksgiving dinner for himself and Big Jim (Mack Swain), in the Alaskan wilderness, in The Gold Rush, 1925.
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) - William Canfield Jr. Meeting the son he hasn’t seen in many years, Bill (Ernest Torrence), with first-mate Tom (Lewis), is looking for a guy with a white carnation, not expecting the dandified college man William Jr. (Buster Keaton), the first appearance by the director and star, in Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928.
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) - Storm Clouds In The Offing Now committed to protecting his jailed father’s interest against rival King (Tom McGuire), hospitalized Bill (director and star Buster Keaton) is compelled into action by weather conditions, beginning the landmark action-comedy finalè of Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928.
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) - Muddy Waters The jaunty opening, in which star Buster Keaton credits his colleagues for contributions to writing and directing, though he always did the work himself, and the introduction of rivals King (Tom McGuire) and Canfield (Ernest Torrence, with first mate Tom Lewis), in Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928.
Meet The People (1944) - I Like To Recognize The Tune June Allyson is the fan-clubber meekly complaining to Vaughn Monroe that his band is drowning out the melody, so she joins him, Ziggie Talent and Virginia O'Brien in this Rodgers and Hart tune first introduced on Broadway in 1939, at a shipboard fund-raiser in MGM's Meet The People, 1944.
Meet The People (1944) - Title Tune In the first induction of the title song by Jay Gorney and Henry Myers, songwriter "Swanee" (Dick Powell) dreams it up on the train from Delaware, but his working class vision is not what Broadway star Julie (Lucille Ball) is doing with it on stage, in MGM's Meet The People, 1944.
Meet The People (1944) - Heave Ho! In the context of the dispute-cum-romance between Broadway star Julie (Lucille Ball) and shipyard worker-composer "Swanee" (Dick Powell), his tipsy colleague "The Commander" (Bert Lahr) offers this Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg primer on how to christen a boat, in MGM's Meet The People, 1944.
Better 'Ole, The (1926) - You Ain't Got Your Mind On The War! After an opening framing what was then "The Great War" and frustrated British commanders, we meet first heroic Bert (Harold Goodwin), then the star, Charlie's elder brother Sydney Chaplin as "Old Bill," and sidekick (Jack Ackroyd), early in The Better 'Ole, 1926, 'Ole short for fox-hole.
Better 'Ole, The (1926) - Forward March! Assigned trash picking duty in the French village he and his Brit comrades are occupying, "Old Bill" (Charlie's elder brother Syd Chaplin) makes his own trouble, with the corporal (Ed Kennedy) then the major (Charles Gerrard), early in The Better 'Ole, 1926, 'Ole slang for fox-hole.
Better 'Ole, The (1926) - Shell Shocked His commanding officer and a farmer in the occupied French village explaining away his crackpot behavior, Old Bill (Syd Chaplin, older brother of Charlie) is determined to get breakfast, animal hijinks ensuing, in The Better 'Ole, 1926, 'Ole referring to "fox hole."
Gold Rush, The (1925) - Blissful Ignorance The prospector (writer, director and star Charles Chaplin), reunited with pal Big Jim (Mack Swain), arising in their old cabin after a blizzard, and a surprise, opening a famous set piece from The Gold Rush, 1925.

Family

Dean Riesner
Son
Actor, screenwriter, director.

Bibliography