Chester Erskine


Director

Biography

Life Events

1925

Stage acting debut

1932

First film as assistant director "Rain"

Videos

Movie Clip

Angel Face (1953) - My Little Plot Didn't Succeed We infer here that wealthy mysterious Diane (Jean Simmons), who may have tried to gas her rich stepmother, took it upon herself to invite Mary (Mona Freeman) to lunch, explaining how she diverted her ambulance driver boyfriend (Robert Mitchum) the night before, with mixed results, in Otto Preminger’s Angel Face, 1953.
Angel Face (1953) - I Told Her About Last Night Maybe failed-murderess Diane (Jean Simmons) again finds Frank (Robert Mitchum) at the diner, explaining that she's now told his girlfriend that she wants to donate to his business start-up fund, in Otto Preminger's Angel Face, 1953.
Angel Face (1953) - Guilty On All Four Counts Not-seen stepdaughter Diane (Jean Simmons, title character) is the subject, as Catherine (Barbara O'Neil) hears out chauffeur Frank (Robert Mitchum) on his business idea, then chastises her father, also the spendthrift husband, Charles (Herbert Marshall) in Otto Preminger's Angel Face, 1953.
Angel Face (1953) - Let's Just Say It's The Altitude Robert Mitchum (as chauffeur Frank) is comfortable explaining why he's leaving, even as he grabs tempestuous heroine Diane (Jean Simmons) by her Angel Face, 1953, directed by Otto Preminger.
Wonderful Country, The (1959) - I Disobey Your Orders End of the credits, Exec Producer and star Robert Mitchum not shy about revealing his Mexican affect, exchanging not-quite pleasantries with Pancho (Mike Kellin) as he crosses the Rio Grande delivering loot, opening The Wonderful Country, 1959, directed by Robert Parrish.
Wonderful Country, The (1959) - They Don't Stay Very Pretty Forthright Texas Ranger captain Rucker (Albert Dekker) speaks to hired gun Brady (Robert Mitchum) about Ellen (Julie London), the center of attention at a party hosted by her husband Major Colton (Gary Merrill), with whom he soon initiates a difficult conversation, in The Wonderful Country, 1959.
Wonderful Country, The (1959) - I Don't Want No Bath Executive Producer Robert Mitchum cleans up good, as American-born Mexican gunman Brady, recuperating in a Texas town, chatting with immigrant "Chico" (Max Slaten), his doctor (Charles McGraw) proposing a conventional Western rite, if he wants to make friends, in Robert Parrish's The Wonderful Country, 1959.
Wonderful Country, The (1959) - Ever Heard The Word Gringo? American-born gunmam Brady (Robert Mitchum), stuck in Texas with a broken leg, is interviewed by Major Colton (Gary Merrill), who hopes he might rat out his Mexican crime-lord boss, the major's wife (Julie London) taking note, in Robert Parrish's The Wonderful Country, 1959.

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