Leon Fromkess


Biography

Filmography

 

Producer (Feature Film)

Rage (1972)
Executive Producer
Zeppelin (1971)
Executive Producer
Honky (1971)
Executive Producer
Flareup (1969)
Producer
The Great Sioux Massacre (1965)
Producer
Blood on the Arrow (1964)
Producer
The Naked Kiss (1964)
Executive Producer
The Wife of Monte Cristo (1946)
Producer
Detour (1946)
Producer
Club Havana (1945)
Producer
Crime, Inc. (1945)
Producer
Danny Boy (1945)
Producer
The Phantom of 42nd Street (1945)
Executive Producer
The Enchanted Forest (1945)
Executive Producer
Strange Illusion (1945)
Producer
The Missing Corpse (1945)
Producer
Hollywood and Vine (1945)
Producer
Dangerous Intruder (1945)
Producer
The Man Who Walked Alone (1945)
Producer
Fog Island (1945)
Executive Producer
Minstrel Man (1944)
Producer
The Great Mike (1944)
Producer
Bluebeard (1944)
Producer
When the Lights Go on Again (1944)
Producer
Jive Junction (1943)
Supervisor
Gallant Lady (1942)
Executive Producer
Sheriff of Sage Valley (1942)
Executive Producer
The Mad Monster (1942)
Executive Producer

Production Companies (Feature Film)

Shock Corridor (1963)
Company
Behind Prison Walls (1943)
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Corregidor (1943)
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Danger! Women at Work (1943)
Company
The Ghost and the Guest (1943)
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Girls in Chains (1943)
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Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943)
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Man of Courage (1943)
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My Son, the Hero (1943)
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A Night for Crime (1943)
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The Pay Off (1943)
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Queen of Broadway (1943)
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Submarine Base (1943)
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Baby Face Morgan (1942)
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Bombs over Burma (1942)
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The Boss of Big Town (1942)
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City of Silent Men (1942)
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Lady from Chungking (1942)
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Prisoner of Japan (1942)
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Secrets of a Co-ed (1942)
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They Raid by Night (1942)
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Tomorrow We Live (1942)
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A Yank in Libya (1942)
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The Yanks Are Coming (1942)
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Miss V from Moscow (1942)
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Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Shock Corridor (1963) - Formal Complaint Aiming to go under-cover in the mental hospital, reporter Johnny (Peter Breck), with girlfriend Cathy (Constance Towers) posing as his sister, works to trick Dr. Menkin (Paul Dubov) into committing him, in writer-director (and ex-newsman) Sam Fuller's Shock Corridor, 1963.
Shock Corridor (1963) - Nathan Bedford Forrest Now a patient in the mental hospital, on-assignment reporter Johnny (Peter Breck), lookng to solve a murder case, approaches delusional witness Stuart (James Best), then sees Pagliacci (Larry Tucker) et al cause a scene, in writer-director Sam Fuller's Shock Corridor, 1963.
Detour (1946) - That Rotten Tune Crisp opening from director Edgar G. Ulmer, Tom Neal, narrating, as "Al," Esther Howard the waitress, Pat Gleason the truck driver, bargain lighting by Benjamin H. Kline, from the legendary no-budget Noir Detour, 1946.
Detour (1946) - There Was A Woman Rightly troubled Al (Tom Neal), on his first day impersonating the deceased Haskell, comes upon Vera (Ann Savage), on whom he has extensive comments, her first scene in her now-celebrated Noir role, in Edgar G. Ulmer's Detour, 1946.
Detour (1946) - He Died Of Old Age Cruel hitcher Vera (Ann Savage) and nervous drifter Al (Tom Neal) arriving in Los Angeles, she having taken charge upon revealing that she knows he is not the dead salesman he's been impersonating, cold business, in Edgar G. Ulmer's Detour, 1946.
Shock Corridor (1963) - America For Americans! Famous and profane scene, under-cover reporter Johnny (Peter Breck) with Trent (Hari Rhodes) during daily antics on the psych ward, who goes on a tirade, the key part of which writer-producer-director Samuel Fuller said he copied from a speech on the floor of the U.S. Congress, in Shock Corridor, 1963.
Rage (1972) - Maybe I'll Take It Back Near Kino Springs on the Arizona-Mexico border, though the setting is Wyoming, George C. Scott as sheep-rancher Dan, in the first of only two movies he directed, on an idyllic campout with his son (Nicolas Beauvy), opening Rage, 1972, loosely based on real events.
Rage (1972) - Not A Peep Out Of Him George C. Scott directs himself as rancher Logan, who’s been told he may have been poisoned with insecticide, but hasn’t been told that his also-affected son has died, running out of patience with public health doctor Spencer (Barnard Hughes), who’s covering up the military accident behind it all, in Rage, 1972,
Rage (1972) - The Army's Position In This Wyoming GP Cardwell (Richard Basehart) confronts public health official Spencer (Barnard Hughes) and Army doc Holliford (Martin Sheen), about death of the son of his patient (director and star George C. Scott), who won't admit they were victims of a chemical weapon accident, in Rage, 1972.
Rage (1972) - They Have To Run Some Tests Kenneth Tobey and Paul Stevens are Army brass, Robert Walden a forthright chemical weapons researcher, discussing Wyoming sheep rancher Dan (director and star George C. Scott) and his son, both accidentally exposed, their own doctor (Richard Basehart) not yet aware of their prognosis, in Rage 1972.
Naked Kiss, The (1964) - Selling BonBons Lustful cop Griff (Anthony Eisley) is slumming across the river at the bar run by Candy (Virginia Grey), expecting to find the latest girl he sent over, meeting Hatrack (Edy Williams) instead, in Samuel Fuller's The Naked Kiss, 1964.
Naked Kiss, The (1964) - You Parasite! The famous opening which feels like something the writer-director-producer Sam Fuller just really wanted to do, Constance Towers (as "Kelly") beats her subjective-camera pimp into submission, losing her wig in the process, in The Naked Kiss, 1964.

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