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Born: October 4, 1916 Cause of Death: succumbing to complications of lymphoma
Birth Place: Long Island City, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Half a Sixpence (1968) as Director
Arthur Kipps, an orphan apprenticed to a tyrannical owner of a mercantile, has a sudden abrupt change of life when his wealthy grandfather dies and leaves him a pile of money.
2.
The Swinger (1966) as Director
A woman who writes steamy novels has to live out her heroine''''s adventures to sell books.
3.
Who Has Seen the Wind? (1965) as Director
When they are forced from their home in the aftermath of World War II, the Radeks, a family of three, take refuge aboard a tramp steamer. The story, set twelve years later, relates their experiences as they await the papers that will free them from their shipboard prison. Produced by the United Nations.
4.
Viva Las Vegas (1964) as Director
A race-car driver falls for a pretty swimming instructor who wants him to slow down his career.
5.
Bye Bye Birdie (1963) as Director
A rock star's personal appearance turns a small town into a disaster area.
6.
A Ticklish Affair (1963) as Director
A naval commander gets mixed up with a widow and her three children.
7.
Pepe (1961) as Director
When is beloved horse is stolen and sold to a movie star, a young man travels to Hollywood.
8.
Who Was That Lady? (1960) as Director
A cheating husband convinces his wife his flirtations are actually spy missions.
9.
Pal Joey (1957) as Director
An opportunistic singer woos a wealthy widow to boost his career.
10.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as Director
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
11.
The Eddy Duchin Story (1956) as Director
The famed pianist loses the love of his life and almost loses his son''''s love as well.
12.
Jupiter's Darling (1955) as Director
A beautiful Roman mounts a romantic campaign to halt Hannibal's invasion of the empire.
13.
Kiss Me Kate (1953) as Director
Feuding co-stars reunite for a musical version of Shakespeare''''s "The Taming of the Shrew."
14.
Young Bess (1953) as Director
The future Elizabeth I fights court intrigue in the turbulent years before her ascension to the throne.
15.
Everything I Have Is Yours (1952) as Fill-In Director
On the eve of her big Broadway break, a dancer discovers she''''s pregnant.
16.
Scaramouche (1952) as Director
In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.
17.
Show Boat (1951) as Director
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
18.
Annie Get Your Gun (1950) as Director
Fanciful musical biography of wild West sharpshooter Annie Oakley.
19.
Key to the City (1950) as Director
Two mayors meet and fall in love during a convention in San Francisco.
20.
The Red Danube (1949) as Director
A Russian ballerina in Vienna tries to flee KGB agents and defect.
21.
The Three Musketeers (1948) as Director
Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France.
22.
Cass Timberlane (1948) as Director
An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
23.
Ziegfeld Follies (1946) as Dir "When Television Comes"
Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars.
24.
Holiday in Mexico (1946) as Director
An ambassador''''s daughter falls for a famous musician.
25.
The Harvey Girls (1946) as Director
Straitlaced waitresses battle saloon girls to win the West for domesticity.
26.
Anchors Aweigh (1945) as Director
A pair of sailors on leave try to help a movie extra become a singing star.
27.
Bathing Beauty (1944) as Director
A songwriter enrolls in an all-girl school to court a pretty gym teacher.
28.
Thousands Cheer (1944) as Director
An egotistical acrobat joins the Army and falls in love with his commander''''s daughter.
29.
Pilot #5 (1943) as Director
While their buddy flies a suicide mission, World War II airmen recall the events that led him to this noble sacrifice.
30.
Pacific Rendezvous (1942) as Director
An expert at deciphering codes takes on an enemy spy ring.
31.
Free and Easy (1941) as Director
A father and son compete in the search for rich wives.

Cast (feature film)

32.
50 Years of Action! (1986) as Himself
The history of the Directors Guild of America is recounted. Begun in the years when people in the United States were fighting for unions, the guild was initially not recognized by the movie studios. The organization was started by twelve men and evolved fairly peacefully until 1950 when president Jo
33.
Key to the City (1950) as Taxi driver
Two mayors meet and fall in love during a convention in San Francisco.
34.
The Good Old Soak (1937) as Kennedy
A small-town drunk catches a temperance campaigner in dirty dealings.
35.
Diamond Jim (1935) as Uncle Ike
36.
Diamond Jim (1935) as The pawnbroker
37.
Manhattan Melodrama (1934) as Poppa Rosen
Boyhood friends grow up on opposite sides of the law.
38.
The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble (1933) as Nathan Cohen
39.
Rafter Romance (1933) as Eckbaum
A salesgirl falls for a night worker without realizing they share the same apartment.
40.
High Pressure (1932) as Ginsberg
A scheming promoter tries to get rich selling artificial rubber.
41.
The Heart of New York (1932) as Mendel
When he invents a new washing machine, a plumber becomes a millionaire.
42.
The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood (1932) as Mr. [Moe] Cohen
Small town America: the Cohens own a movie theater; the Kellys own a diner. Kitty Kelly and Maurice Cohen are young lovers; Maurice sends Kitty's picture to a movie studio, and they accept her and make her a star. Soon, the Kelly family is living the high life; they write a postcard to the Cohens, who take a polite "wish you were here" as an invitation to sell everything. The Kellys shun the Cohens, who they now see as gauche. But when sound films are introduced, Kitty is no longer a star, and composer Maurice suddenly makes his family rich (for a while) .
43.
The Cohens and Kellys in Africa (1931) as Mr. [Nathan] Cohen
44.
Caught Cheating (1931) as Sam Harris
46.
Around the Corner (1930) as Kaplan
47.
King of Jazz (1930) as
This revue presents its numbers around the orchestra leader Paul Whiteman, besides that it shows in it's final number that the European popular music are the roots of American popular music, called Jazz.
49.
We Americans (1928) as Mr. Levine
50.
The Cohens and the Kellys in Paris (1928) as Nathan Cohen
51.
Give and Take (1928) as Albert Kruger
52.
The Latest From Paris (1928) as Sol Blogg
Romance blossoms between salespersons from feuding dress companies.
53.
Flying Romeos (1928) as Cohen
54.
For the Love of Mike (1927) as Abraham Katz
55.
Clancy's Kosher Wedding (1927) as Hyman Cohen
56.
The Auctioneer (1927) as Simon Levi
57.
The Life of Riley (1927) as Otto Meyer, police chief
58.
Lost at the Front (1927) as August Krause
59.
Partners Again (1926) as Abe Potash
60.
Millionaires (1926) as Meyer Rubens
61.
The Cohens and Kellys (1926) as Jacob Cohen
62.
Sweet Daddies (1926) as Abie Finklebaum
63.
The Prince of Pilsen (1926) as Hans Wagner
64.
Classified (1925) as Weinstein

Producer (feature film)

66.
Half a Sixpence (1968) as Producer
Arthur Kipps, an orphan apprenticed to a tyrannical owner of a mercantile, has a sudden abrupt change of life when his wealthy grandfather dies and leaves him a pile of money.
67.
The Swinger (1966) as Producer
A woman who writes steamy novels has to live out her heroine''''s adventures to sell books.
68.
Who Has Seen the Wind? (1965) as Producer
When they are forced from their home in the aftermath of World War II, the Radeks, a family of three, take refuge aboard a tramp steamer. The story, set twelve years later, relates their experiences as they await the papers that will free them from their shipboard prison. Produced by the United Nations.
69.
Pepe (1961) as Producer
When is beloved horse is stolen and sold to a movie star, a young man travels to Hollywood.
70.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as Producer
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.

Production Companies (feature film)

71.
Half a Sixpence (1968) as Company
Arthur Kipps, an orphan apprenticed to a tyrannical owner of a mercantile, has a sudden abrupt change of life when his wealthy grandfather dies and leaves him a pile of money.
72.
Viva Las Vegas (1964) as Company
A race-car driver falls for a pretty swimming instructor who wants him to slow down his career.
73.
Bye Bye Birdie (1963) as Company
A rock star's personal appearance turns a small town into a disaster area.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

74.
This Is Elvis (1981)
Staged scenes and vintage clips re-create Elvis Presley''s life.
75.
This Is Elvis (1981)
Staged scenes and vintage clips re-create Elvis Presley''s life.

Cast (special)

76.
Captured on Film: The True Story of Marion Davies (2001) as Interviewee
Documentary on the details of her life, career and her relationship with William Randolph Hearst.
77.
Greta Garbo: A Lone Star (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of actress Greta Garbo, who rose to stardom from poverty in Sweden only to abandon her successful acting career at its peak.
78.
Unscripted Hollywood (1995)
Actors, directors, producers, composers and screenwriters relate anecdotes and share reminiscences about the Golden Age of Hollywood.
79.
Republic Pictures Story, The (1991) as Interviewee
A documentary on the Republic Pictures studios. Includes film clips and interviews with various celebrities who appeared in these films.

Director (short)

80.
Poet and Peasant Overture (1954)
The MGM Symphony Orchestra performs the Poet and Peasant Overture in this short film.
81.
M-G-M Jubilee Overture (1954)
This short film celebrates Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer''''s 30th anniversary with The MGM Symphony Orchestra performing numbers from the studio''''s best-known musicals.
82.
Willie and the Mouse (1941)
This short film examines how the behavior of mice can be studied in relation to the behavior of school children.
83.
Third Dimensional Murder (1941)
This short film, made in 3-D, features a character facing various monsters in a creepy old house.
84.
Flicker Memories (1941)
In this short film, clips from several unidentified silent movies are woven together into a story.
85.
Of Pups and Puzzles (1941)
This short film showcases how the war department utilizes animals to assist with aptitude testing.
86.
Quicker'n a Wink (1940)
In this short film, Dr. Harold E. Edgerton demonstrates the photography process he developed to allow the ability to view motion not able to be seen by the naked eye.
87.
Tiny Troubles (1939)
In this comedic short, a boy "trades in" his whining baby brother for another baby... who turns out to be a midget criminal.
88.
Duel Personalities (1939)
While under a hypnotic spell, a boy thinks he''''s one of the Three Musketeers and challenges his friend to a duel in this comedic short.
89.
Loews Christmas Greeting (The Hardy Family) (1939)
In this short film, Andy Hardy and the rest of the Hardy family give a holiday greeting to the audience.
90.
Dog Daze (1939)
In this comedic short, a gang of children attempt to round up stray dogs... but are soon accused of dognapping.
91.
Hollywood Hobbies (1939)
In this short film, two young girls take a tour of Hollywood to see the private lives of celebrities.
92.
Cousin Wilbur (1939)
In this short, a snooty cousin instantly gets on the bad side of a childhood gang of friends.
93.
Love on Tap (1939)
A man tries to woo the manager of a dance troupe in this musical short film.
94.
Alfalfa's Aunt (1939)
In this short film, a boy is convinced that his own aunt is plotting to murder him.
95.
Clown Princes (1939)
In this short film, a gang of children raise money through a circus to help their friend to pay rent.
96.
Men in Fright (1938)
In this comedic short, a gang of children visit their friend in the hospital, but chaos ensues when someone turns on the laughing gas...
97.
Football Romeo (1938)
In this comedic short, a gang of children try to prep up their friend for an upcoming football game, with disastrous results.
98.
Practical Jokers (1938)
In this comedic short, a practical joker gets his comeuppance from his friends.
99.
Billy Rose's Casa MaƱana Revue (1938)
This short musical takes the viewer to Billy Rose''''s Casa Manana Revue, filmed at the Fort Worth Frontier Fiesta.
100.
Party Fever (1938)
In this comedic short, a group of children compete to become mayor for a day.
101.
Pacific Paradise (1937)
In this musical short, Harry Owens and his orchestra perform several song numbers.
102.
Sunday Night at the Trocadero (1937)
In this short film, Reginald Denny introduces various singing and dancing acts.

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