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John Lucas

John Lucas



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Also Known As: Died: October 19, 2002
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Birth Place: Profession: Writer ...


Director (feature film)

The Unsuspected (1947) as Dialogue Director
The producer of a radio crime series commits the perfect crime, then has to put the case on the air.
The Last Ride (1944) as Dialogue Director
A detective suspects foul play in a series of accidental deaths.
This Is the Army (1943) as 2d asst dir
A song-and-dance man's son stages a big show starring World War II soldiers.
Adventure in Iraq (1943) as Dialogue Director
Americans are captured by Arabs working for the Nazis.
Murder on the Waterfront (1943) as Dialogue Director
Nazis and entertainers are involved in an inventor''''s murder.
The Gorilla Man (1943) as Dialogue Director
A wounded soldier discovers his hospital is secretly run by the Nazis.

Cinematography (feature film)

How Much Loving Does a Normal Couple Need? (1967) as Director of Photography
After stealing a fortune in unclaimed jewelry, ex-detective Barney Rickert arrives at a run-down dude ranch in Arizona to hide out. When the owner, Dewey Hoople, refuses to sell the land to Rickert, he proceeds to win over the female inhabitants by seducing them one by one which leads to one refusing his advances and a dangerous game played out wich Rickert ruthlessly sets out to get what he wants.

Writer (feature film)

City Beneath The Sea (1971)
Presumably intended as a follow-up to his successful "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" TV series, this elaborate Irwin Allen pilot has a group of 21st-century colonists inhabiting earth's first underwater city, called Pacifica, and pitting the predictable good guys against various alien forces. In i
My Blood Runs Cold (1965) as Story
A headstrong heiress falls for a young man who claims they are reincarnations of past lovers.
The Sign of Zorro (1958) as Screenwriter
Don Diego dons the mask of Zorro to free the town from the tyrannical rule of a dictator.
The Scarlet Hour (1956) as Screenwriter
Tumbleweed (1953) as Screenwriter
Captain Pirate (1952) as Screenwriter
A reformed pirate returns to the seas when cutthroats start imitating his modus operandii.
Red Mountain (1952) as Screenwriter
Alan Ladd, Lizabeth Scott, Arthur Kennedy, John Ireland, Jeff Corey, James Bell, Bert Freed, Neville Brand, Whit Bissell, Jay Silver Heels, Iron Eyes Cody. Rebel captain Alan Ladd rides west to Colorado to join Quantrell''s Raiders but changes sides when he discovers the ugly truth about the infamous marauder.
Peking Express (1951) as Screenwriter
Dark City (1950) as Screenwriter
Danny Haley's bookie operation is shut down, so he and his pals need money; when Danny meets Arthur Winant, a sucker from out of town, he decoys him into a series of poker games where eventually Winant loses $5000 that isn't his...then hangs himself. But it seems Winant had a shadowy, protective elder brother who believes in personal revenge. And each of the card players in turn feels a faceless doom inexorably closing in. Dark streets and sexy torch-singer Fran lend ambience.

Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)

Captain Newman, M. D. (1963) as Wardrobe
A World War II Army psychiatrist tries to help his battle-shocked patients.
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) as Men's ward
A young girl grows up fast when her lawyer father defends a black man accused of raping a white woman.
The Wackiest Ship in the Army? (1960) as Costumes
The captain of a broken-down ship has to sneak an Australian spy into enemy waters during World War II.
This Earth Is Mine (1959) as Wardrobe
In 1931, Elizabeth Rambeau comes from England to live in California with her aunt and uncle of a winemaking dynasty, who are still wealthy despite 12 years of Prohibition. Object: marriage to the heir of another vineyard, to further consolidate holdings in the Valley. But John Rambeau, Elizabeth's illegitimate cousin, has other ideas about who she should marry, and sharply opposes patriarch Philippe's refusal to sell wine grapes to bootleggers. John's activities bring violence to the valley, and soap opera to the Rambeau family...

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) as Scr clerk
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.

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