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Director (feature film)

The Great Sioux Massacre (1965) as Assistant Director
General Custer''''s fight to win equal rights for Native Americans leads to his undoing.
Father Is a Bachelor (1950) as Director
Five orphans ''''adopt'''' a loner and set out to find him a wife.
Double Deal (1950) as Director
An oil engineer comes into a fortune when his boss is murdered.
Mary Ryan, Detective (1950) as Director
Blondie's Reward (1948) as Director
Blondie's Anniversary (1947) as Director
When Blondie mistakes a gold watch Dagwood carries home as her anniversary gift, it leads Dagwood into trouble with his boss, a loan shark, and crooked building contractors.
Blondie's Big Moment (1947) as Director
Dagwood falls foul of George M. Radcliffe even before he knows he's the new boss. After he manages to put a big deal in jeopardy he's in real trouble, and Blondie has the bright idea of having Radcliffe round for dinner. Maybe also inviting the feisty new schoolteacher to make up the foursome wasn't so bright though.
Blondie's Holiday (1947) as Director
Dagwood gets in trouble with bookies and winds up in jail. Bank manager Samuel Breckinridge comes to his rescue to thank Dagwood for getting compulsive gambler Mrs. Breckinridge out of the casino just before the police raid.
Blondie in the Dough (1947) as Director
Blondie's Lucky Day (1946) as Director
Dagwood takes over the office in Dithers's absence and hires former WAC Mary Jane. Dagwood and the WAC become unemployed, the Bumsteads start their own business, and Dagwood gets his old job back.
Blondie Knows Best (1946) as Director
Life with Blondie (1945) as Director
Leave It to Blondie (1945) as Director
Dagwood and Blondie have each written checks for charity unaware the other has done so. To cover the amounts they enter a song-writing contest. Meanwhile Mr. Dithers wants Dagwood to soften up a female client in order to close a real estate deal.
A Song to Remember (1945) as Assistant Director
The famed composer Chopin sacrifices everything, even love, for his native Poland.
The Impatient Years (1944) as Assistant Director
A feuding couple re-creates their courtship in hopes of falling back in love.
Ever Since Venus (1944) as Assistant Director
City Without Men (1943) as Assistant Director
Dangerous Blondes (1943) as Assistant Director
A mystery writer and his wife investigate the murder of a couturier''''s wife.
The Boy from Stalingrad (1943) as Assistant Director
Russian children out in the fields gathering grain find themselves in the path of the invading German army making its way to Stalingrad, a target city of their onslaught. The four youths, Kolya, Grisha, Pavel, and the girl, Nadya, realize the German army, is attacking so they set fire to the grain field's harvest. Returning to their village the children find Tommy, a hurt English consulate's son fleeing the city with his parents who perished in the attempt. They stretcher him to their village for recovery. Still alive in the rubble of the village is a young child Yuri whom the group takes in also. Kolya, the oldest assumes leadership and skirmishes to find food for the group, living in a village cellar. He discovers a German tank encampment and sabotages a tank. A Nazi Major commander sends men to scout the village who are met by resistance from the children using found weapons. The Major believes a large guerilla force is present and halts his advance to neutralize it. The Nazi soldiers capture Grisha who feigns dim wittedness. The Major believing the boy harmless, lets him go, thinking he will lead him to the Russian resistance forces. But Grisha leads the Major into a trap where the children overpower him and take him to their village refuge for questioning. The Germans, searching for their commander come upon the village and in the shooting kill all the children save Tommy who while in their midst explodes a grenade destroying himself, and the Germans around him. A German General later views the scene with much consternation and bewilderment. The surviving child patriots Kolya and Pavel are subsequently lauded by the defending Russian forces for having delayed the Nazis attacking the city long enough to allow Soviet forces time to mount their defenses against the attack on Stalingrad.
Sahara (1943) as Assoc dir
An international platoon fights off Nazis in World War II Africa.
What a Woman! (1943) as Assistant Director
A female literary agent tries to make her star client as adventures as his most famous character.
Blondie Goes to College (1942) as Assistant Director
Dagwood decides to go to college. Blondie goes along with him, keeping their marriage a secret. They send Baby Dumpling off to military school where he becomes top sergeant. Blondie is hounded by the campus stud and Dagwood makes the rowing team. It is revealed that a new child is on the way.
Blondie for Victory (1942) as Assistant Director
Blondie organizes Housewives of America to perform homefront wartime duties, including guarding the local dam. Dagwood and the other husbands don't care to be left home doing the cooking and taking care of the kids, so Dagwood pretends to join the Army. Blondie disbands the organization and comes home.
Meet the Stewarts (1942) as Assistant Director
A socialite struggles to live on her blue-collar husband''''s salary.
Blondie's Blessed Event (1942) as Assistant Director
Two Latins from Manhattan (1941) as Assistant Director
Blondie in Society (1941) as Assistant Director
Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display.
Her First Beau (1941) as Assistant Director
Blondie Goes Latin (1941) as Assistant Director
Go West, Young Lady (1941) as Assistant Director
A sheriff''''s girlfriend tries to unearth the identity of a masked bandit chief.
Blondie Has Servant Trouble (1940) as Assistant Director
Mr. Dithers puts Blondie and Dagwood in a mansion to show buyers it''s not haunted.
So You Won't Talk (1940) as Assistant Director
Blondie Plays Cupid (1940) as Assistant Director
The Bumsteads decide to spend a safe and sane 4th of July at Aunt Hannah's ranch. After missing their station, they hitch a ride with a young couple who are getting ready to elope. The young man, Charlie, sprains his ankle, so Dagwood is enlisted to carry the girl off for him. Dagwood climbs into her father's window by mistake, and just as the old man is about to explode with rage, Baby Dumpling explodes a firecracker which turns out to be a stick of dynamite. As the action reaches its peak, a gusher of oil suddenly springs up in the yard.
The Stranger from Texas (1939) as Assistant Director
With fences cut and livestock disappearing, Jeff Browning (Alan Bridge) suspects his new neighbor, Dan Murdock (Edward LeSaint.) Sheriff Fletcher (Jack Rockwell) appeals to the U. S. Marshal for help, and Tom Murdock (Charles Starrett), Dan's son, is sent. Tom arrives in Buffalo Springs, posing as cattle buyer Tom Morgan, with the Sons of the Pioneers (Bob Nolan, Tim Spencer, Lloyd Perryman, Hugh Farr, Karl Farr and Pat Brady) as his foreman and ranch hands. Browning's foreman, Bat Springer (Dick Curtis), is alarmed at the news of the impending sale of the Browning herd. He and Murdock's foreman, Carver (Edmund Cobb), have been rustling cattle from both ranches, changing the brands and loading them into railroad cattle cars at a distant siding. Dan discovers that the brands from both ranches have been changed to the Bar-X, a brand that is registered to Browning's son Ned (Richard Fiske.) As he is telling this to Browning, he is killed from ambush and Browning is knocked unconscious. But Tom has seen Bat steal Browning's unfired gun, the only clue to Browning's innocence, and tells his suspicions to Ned and his sister Jean (Lorna Gray). But Bat shows the sheriff a letter showing that the Bar-X brand is in Ned's name and Ned is also arrested. Tom and the sheriff set a trap for Bat and his henchmen by announcing that Ned and his father have escaped but, in reality, they have been transferred to the sheriff's home. But Bat learns of the plan and he and his partner capture Ned and Jeff and take them along as hostages on an escape to the border.
Blondie Brings Up Baby (1939) as Assistant Director
Blondie and Dagwood Bumstead lose Baby Dumpling as well as Daisy the dog.
Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939) as Assistant Director
Blondie, Dagwood, Baby Dumpling and Daisy help an elderly couple save their mountain resort.

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