Nat Holt



Former theater manager who began his production career at RKO in the mid-1940s. Subsequently an independent producer, notably of westerns starring Randolph Scott.

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Race Street (1948) -- (Movie Clip) Don't Bet On Horses Following opening narration, entering the horse gambling racket in San Francisco, introducing bookie Hal (Henry Morgan), then his friend and backer, the star, George Raft, as "Dan." who has a fancy girlfriend "Robbie," (Marilyn Maxwell), from Race Street, 1948.
Race Street (1948) -- (Movie Clip) Don't Give Me Orders At a Chicago racket hangout, high rolling bookie Dan (George Raft) is visited by cop Barney (William Bendix), who pushes him not to seek his own vengeance for the murder of their mutual childhood friend, in Race Street, 1948.
Race Street (1948) -- (Movie Clip) I'm In A Jam With Baby Splashy introduction for Gale Robbins as Elaine, night club singer and sister of the owner Dan (George Raft), her own vocal on a tune by Ray Heindorf, M.K. Jerome and Ted Koehler, fancy shot by director Edwin L. Marin and cinematographer J. Roy Hunt, in Race Street, 1948.
Canadian Pacific (1949) -- (Movie Clip) It Got Too Tame Railroad surveyor Tom (Randolph Scott) rides into the construction camp east of the Rockies, meeting Branagan, (Walter Sande), buddy Dynamite (J. Carrol Naish) and villain Cagle (Don Haggerty), the new lady doctor Edith Cabot (Jane Wyatt) intervening, early in Canadian Pacific, 1949.
Canadian Pacific (1949) -- (Movie Clip) What Girls Have You Seen Lately? Odd mix of Alberta locations and soundstage, as railroad surveyor Tom (Randolph Scott) has left the construction camp to resume his other “project,” which turns out to be frisky CineColor Nancy Olson as Cecille, in producer Nat Holt and director Edwin L. Marin’s Canadian Pacific, 1949.
Canadian Pacific (1949) -- (Movie Clip) That Man Will Find A Path After an elaborate narrated prologue, Robert Barrat as railroad exec Van Horne addresses the parliament in Ottawa, waxing about his surveyor Tom Andrews (Randolph Scott), who needs not speak, even when hunted by villains Victor Jory and Don Haggerty, early in Canadian Pacific, 1949.
Cariboo Trail, The (1950) -- (Movie Clip) I Rassled A Grizzly Once Gabby Hayes introduces and ingratiates himself as prospector Grizzly, welcoming rancher-prospectors Redfern (Randolph Scott) and Mike (Bill Williams) and cook Ling (Lee Tung Foo) from Montana to British Columbia, early in Twentieth Century-Fox’s The Cariboo Trail, 1950.
Cariboo Trail, The (1950) -- (Movie Clip) Send Me A Bill Dropping off their third man, injured when Walsh (Douglas Kennedy) stampeded their cattle, Redfern and Ling (Randolph Scott, Lee Tung Foo) arrive in a British Columbia gold-rush town, saloon keeper Francie (Karin Booth) and villain Walsh (Victor Jory) introduced, in The Cariboo Trail, 1950.
Cariboo Trail, The (1950) -- (Movie Clip) A Man With A Dream Of Cattle Much is accomplished in director Edwin L. Marin’s opening, Canadian history, and the introduction of Randolph Scott as Redfern and Bill Williams as disgruntled Mike, the ubiquitous Lee Tung Foo their cook, in the restored print of the Nat Holt Cinecolor Western The Cariboo Trail, 1950.
Riffraff (1947) -- (Movie Clip) You Don't Want To Go Out In A Box? Hasso (Marc Krah) has just arrived in Panama City, we know he shoved a guy off a cargo plane and stole his briefcase on the way, but we don’t know why he’s come to see Hammer (Pat O’Brien), an American with a reputation for being connected around town, early in RKO’s Riffraff, 1947.
Riffraff (1947) -- (Movie Clip) I Don't Talk In Night Clubs In a Panama City nightspot, hired by an oil company to find a guy with a stolen map, not mentioning he’d already found him, Hammer (Pat O’Brien), after a scuffle, meets Maxine (Anne Jeffreys), with his pal Pops (Percy Kilbride), Molinar (Walter Slezak) interrupting, in Riffraff, 1947.
Trail Street (1947) -- (Movie Clip) French For Love Letter Early scene with geezer Billy (George "Gabby" Hayes) delivering a note and some exposition with land agent Harper (Robert Ryan), in Trail Street, 1947, also starring Randolph Scott.