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Milton Carruth

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Director (feature film)

She's Dangerous (1937) as Director
The Lady Fights Back (1937) as Director
Breezing Home (1937) as Director
Reported Missing (1937) as Director
The Man in Blue (1937) as Director
Some Blondes Are Dangerous (1937) as Director
Love Letters of a Star (1936) as Director

Writer (feature film)

She's Dangerous (1937) as Contract Writer
Love Letters of a Star (1936) as Screenwriter
One Exciting Adventure (1934) as Contract Writer

Editing (feature film)

The Pad (And How To Use It) (1966) as Film Editor
This is about a man who lives alone in his apartment and finds his ideal woman while going to the symphony. He dates her brings her to the pad, only to find out that she came to the symphony on a ticket she got from a coworker.
Madame X (1966) as Film Editor
A fallen woman on trial for murder is defended by the son she abandoned years earlier.
The Art of Love (1965) as Film Editor
A struggling artist fakes his own death to sell more paintings.
I'd Rather Be Rich (1964) as Film Editor
An updated remake of It Started With Eve (1941). A young heiress is summoned to the bedside of her dying grandfather. The man's last wish is to meet her fiance, but problems arise when the fiance is delayed and a young chemical engineer is persuaded to take his place. When the grandfather suddenly (and secretly) recovers, he uses the situation to his advantage - playing matchmaker in an attempt to ensure his granddaughter's happiness.
The Brass Bottle (1964) as Film Editor
A benevolent genie offers his help to a young architect.
Bedtime Story (1964) as Film Editor
Two con-men engage in a competitve game of seducing wealthy women on the French Riviera.
The Thrill of It All (1963) as Film Editor
A doctor tries to cope with his wife's newfound stardom as an advertising pitch woman.
Tammy and the Doctor (1963) as Film Editor
If a Man Answers (1962) as Film Editor
Rich socialite, Sandra Dee meets and marries photographer Bobby Darin and attempts to "train" him to be the perfect husband. Look for a very young Stephanie Powers as the devious friend .
Flower Drum Song (1961) as Film Editor
A refugee travels to Chinatown as a mail-order bride.
Back Street (1961) as Film Editor
Third screen version of the classic romance about a woman sacrificing everything for love of a married man.
The Leech Woman (1960) as Film Editor
A faded beauty leaves a trail of murder from Africa to the United States when she discovers a compound that will restore her lost youth--when consumed with fluid from the pineal gland of the newly dead.
Portrait in Black (1960) as Film Editor
A woman and her lover kill her husband and are targeted by someone who knows of their crime.
Hell Bent for Leather (1960) as Film Editor
When Clay Santell stops in the town of Sutterville after having his horse stolen, he is mistaken by townspeople for a murderer named Travers. The townspeople capture Santell, and turn him over to lawman Harry Deckett. Deckett, who is tired of chasing the real Travers, decides to kill Santell and pass him off as Travers. Santell escapes from Deckett, taking lovely Janet Gifford hostage in the process. Janet comes to believe Santell's story, and helps him in his struggle to prove his real identity.
Imitation of Life (1959) as Film Editor
Two mothers, one white, one black, face problems with their rebellious daughters.
The Perfect Furlough (1959) as Film Editor
The Army assigns a female psychologist to chaperone a corporal who''''s won a date with a glamorous movie star.
Pillow Talk (1959) as Film Editor
A man and woman carry their feud over the telephone line they share into their real lives.
Once Upon a Horse... (1958) as Film Editor
Dan and Doc are incompetent desperados who plan to give crime one more try before going straight. Miss Amity Babb is the shapely toast of Empty Cup, Colorado who sets prices by Wall Street, never loses at poker, and rules the town (and the sheriff) with a cash register in a velvet glove. When Amity and our two heroes meet, the slapstick burlesque of Western cliches grows ever wilder...
This Happy Feeling (1958) as Film Editor
On a stormy night, young woman asks another guest at party to rescue her from her lecherous boss and take her to the train station. When her rescuer suggests that she stop at his place to get out of her wet clothes, she dashes from his car. The door she knocks on for help is the home of a retired actor and there she spends the rest of the night. He makes no passes and next morning she discovers young man who drove her from party is next door neighbor. The two men compete for her affections. Older man's zany live-in house-keeper and a seagull she has rescued provide comic relief.
The Female Animal (1958) as Film Editor
Jaded movie star Vanessa Windsor, saved from a studio accident by handsome extra Chris Farley, pursues him, and soon he's the 'caretaker' of her beach house. Vanessa's sexy, alcoholic adult daughter Penny accidentally meets Chris, who rescues her from an 'octopus' boyfriend. Before you know it, Chris is involved with both mother and daughter, and his only way out is to take a job in a Mexican picture about man-eating orchids...
My Man Godfrey (1957) as Film Editor
A bedraggled man becomes the butler of an eccentric household.
Joe Butterfly (1957) as Film Editor
The staff of "Yank" magazine are among the first American troops into Tokyo after the Japanese surrender. Their mission: produce an issue of the three days. To accomplish the seeming impossible, they reluctantly enlist the aid of black marketeer and arch-conniver Joe Butterfly, who sets them up in a palatial private mansion, complete with lovely daughter -- strictly against regulations. How much trouble can our heroes talk their way out of?
Francis in the Haunted House (1956) as Film Editor
I've Lived Before (1956) as Film Editor
World in My Corner (1956) as Film Editor
A scrappy fighter from Jersey City named Tommy Shea -- "born in a dump, educated in an alley" -- catches the eye of wealthy businessman, Robert Mallinson, who allows him to train at his Long Island estate. Shea soon falls for Mallinson's daughter, Dorothy, but fears he doesn't have the money to support her in proper style. To get this money, Shea decides to work with crooked fight-promoter Harry Cram, even though this means dropping his honest manager, Dave Bernstein. As the big fight approaches, however, Shea begins to have second thoughts.
Pillars of the Sky (1956) as Film Editor
A cavalry officer trying to stop an Indian war gets involved with a married woman.
The Toy Tiger (1956) as Film Editor
Advertising executive Gwen Taylor sends her art director Rick Todd on a mission to bring an artist back to the commercial fold. Meanwhile, Gwen's fatherless son Timmie, at a remote boys' school, is riding for a fall by manufacturing evidence of his "explorer father." By an amazing coincidence, Rick steps off the bus at just the right moment for Timmie to recruit him as "father" without his knowledge. With no intention of collaborating, the befuddled Rick is carried along by the sweep of events. Who can predict the outcome?
Francis in the Navy (1955) as Film Editor
Cult of the Cobra (1955) as Film Editor
While stationed in Asia, six American G.I.'s witness the secret ritual of Lamians (worshipers of women who can change into serpents). When discovered by the cult, the High Lamian Priest vows that "the Cobra Goddess will avenge herself". Once back in the United States, a mysterious woman enters into their lives and accidents begin to happen. The shadow of a cobra is seen just before each death.
The Man from Bitter Ridge (1955) as Film Editor
Smoke Signal (1955) as Film Editor
Capt. Harper's cavalry patrol returns to the fort to find it besieged by Ute Indians. The apparent cause is the recapture of Army traitor Brett Halliday, who deserted to the Utes in a previous war; but Brett has a different story. With capture imminent, the only chance for the surviving men (and one woman) is to boat down a wild, uncharted river, where Harper and Halliday must pull together, like it or not.
One Desire (1955) as Film Editor
Circa 1900, runaway boy Nugget arrives in an Oklahoma boom town to find his brother...who's a dealer in the casino section of a palatial bawdy house, and lover of the madam, Tacey Cromwell. Together, Nugget, Clint, and Tacey seek respectability in a Colorado mining town. Clint finds work at the town's new bank, while Tacey adopts another orphan, Seely. But Clint is pursued by banker's daughter Judith Watrous, who's seemingly sweet but takes ruthless steps to eliminate competition. Result for Tacey: heartbreak, renunciation, and tears a-plenty.
Taza, Son of Cochise (1954) as Film Editor
Three years after the end of the Apache wars, peacemaking chief Cochise dies. His elder son Taza shares his ideas, but brother Naiche yearns for war...and for Taza's betrothed, Oona. Naiche loses no time in starting trouble which, thanks to a bigoted cavalry officer, ends with the proud Chiricahua Apaches on a reservation, where they are soon joined by the captured renegade Geronimo, who is all it takes to light the firecracker's fuse...
Magnificent Obsession (1954) as Film Editor
A playboy becomes a doctor to right the wrong he's done to a sightless widow.
Francis Covers the Big Town (1953) as Film Editor
Column South (1953) as Film Editor
As Lt. Jed Sayre struggles to prevent pre-Civil War tensions and a racist commanding officer from triggering war between the U.S. Cavalry and Navajo Indians, he finds his efforts are being undermined by the machinations of Confederate sympathizers.
Take Me to Town (1953) as Film Editor
Saloon entertainer Vermilion O'Toole and her former partner in crime Newt Cole escape from a train ride to prison and hide out in logging town Timberline. Meanwhile, the three 'cute' sons of widower Will Hall come to town in search of a wife for their dad, and pick our heroine. Vermilion needs to lay low to escape the marshal, so she accepts the boys' offer to visit pioneer community Pine Grove. Once there, she annoys local Mrs. Grundys but eventually starts to fit in. But what is that blackhearted villain Newt Cole up to?
The Redhead from Wyoming (1953) as Film Editor
In Wyoming Territory, a range war is brewing between entrenched cattle barons and new settlers. Cattle king Reece Duncan is opposed by ambitious gambler Jim Averell, who imports his old flame, shapely saloon queen Kate Maxwell, and sets her up as an alternative cattle buyer. As matters build toward violence, Kate finds she's being taken advantage of. But her only potential ally in staving off carnage is seemingly mild-mannered sheriff Stan Blaine...who distrusts her.
Back to God's Country (1953) as Film Editor
In a small village in the icy wilderness of Alaska Captain Peter Keith has to defend himself against two especially mean villains, who are after his wife Dolores and a boatload of precious hides.
All I Desire (1953) as Film Editor
A stage star returns to the small-town family she deserted.
Francis Goes to West Point (1952) as Film Editor
Peter Sterling (Donald O'Conner) is working at a government plant. His friend Francis (the talking mule) tells him the plant is going to be bombed. Peter passes the information to the plant manager. The bombers are caught and the plant is saved. Because of his help in saving the plant, Peter is sent to West Point. After his arrival, he finds out that Francis is there as one of the mascots. As usual, Peter gets himself in trouble by telling the commander that Francis can talk.
Finders Keepers (1952) as Film Editor
It Grows on Trees (1952) as Film Editor
The Baxters are a typical happy American family trying to live on too little money. Mrs. Polly Baxter acquires two mysterious trees that got into a nursery shipment by mistake. Guess what: they turn out to be money trees! After initial problems, Polly decides to spend the money. But there's one logical consequence of money grown on trees that no one's considered.
Bright Victory (1952) as Film Editor
A blinded veteran struggles to adjust to peacetime life.
The Treasure of Lost Canyon (1952) as Film Editor
Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' Brown, retired miner and pharmacist. Doc and David become fast friends in their scenic outdoor rambles. But when they discover a hidden treasure, the idyllic interlude gives way to more troubles and a strange coincidence.
Up Front (1951) as Film Editor
Based on the famed W.W.II cartoons: Lowbrow G.I.s Willie and Joe, on the Italian front, are good soldiers in combat, but meet the antics of gung-ho Captain Johnson and other military snafus with a barrage of wry comments. On a 3-day pass in Naples, Joe's penchant for wine and women involves the pair with luscious Emi Rosso and her moonshiner father, whose tangled affairs land them in ever deeper trouble.
Apache Drums (1951) as Film Editor
Francis Goes to the Races (1951) as Film Editor
Francis (1950) as Film Editor
A talking mule helps a hapless soldier uncover an enemy agent.
Kansas Raiders (1950) as Film Editor
Audie Murphy plays a young Jesse James falling under the Svengali-like spell of the outlaw William Quantrill, played by Brian Donlevy. Jesse and his youthful gang join the rebels to avenge the death of his parents only to become disillusioned with the senseless violence and looting of innocent civilians. Goaded by Quantrill's girl to leave, Jesse vacillates until the Yankess close in. Quantrill forces Jesse to leave and faces the Yankess gunfire alone. Jesse rides off with his gang and the rest is history.
Louisa (1950) as Film Editor
The Norton family is in a turmoil due to faultfinding grandma Louisa. Strongly urged to find outside interests, Louisa starts dating grocer Hammond; their necking among the teenagers shocks the latter (!), and Louisa's architect son Hal isn't too thrilled either. So what's to do when Hal's boss Mr. Burnside becomes a rival for Louisa's favors?
Shakedown (1950) as Film Editor
One Way Street (1950) as Film Editor
The Life of Riley (1949) as Film Editor
A factory worker tries to cope when his daughter dates the boss's son.
Family Honeymoon (1949) as Film Editor
Grant Jordan, bachelor botany professor, marries Katie, a widow with three kids, despite the machinations of Grant's former girlfriend Minna. But on the wedding day, Aunt Jo, who was to babysit, breaks a leg; so the kids come along on the honeymoon. After misadventures en route, they make it to the Grand Canyon, only to find Minna there, still scheming.
The Gal Who Took the West (1949) as Film Editor
Woman in Hiding (1949) as Film Editor
Deborah Chandler's rejected suitor, Selden Clark, manages the factory of her father, who dies: did he fall or was he pushed? But charming Clark manages to win her over and marry her. On the honeymoon, Clark's former girl Patricia intervenes and opens Deborah's eyes, alas too late. Now Clark tries to kill Deborah. Believed dead by all but Clark, she flees. But drifter Keith Ramsey recognizes and follows her. Can she trust him? Can he believe her?
The Lady Gambles (1949) as Film Editor
When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked on gambling, to the point where she "borrows" David's expense money to pursue her addiction. This finally breaks up their marriage, but David continues trying to help her.
Another Part of the Forest (1948) as Film Editor
A father and son's rivalry shakes the family business.
Kiss the Blood Off My Hands (1948) as Film Editor
Bill Saunders, disturbed ex-soldier, kills a man in a postwar London pub brawl. Fleeing, he hides out in the apartment of lonely nurse Jane Wharton. Later, despite misgivings about his violent nature, Jane becomes involved with Bill, who resolves to reform. She gets him a job driving a medical supplies truck. But racketeer Harry Carter, who witnessed the killing, wants to use Bill's talents for crime.
Tap Roots (1948) as Film Editor
The Lost Moment (1947) as Film Editor
In a long flashback, a New York publisher is in Venice pursuing the lost love letters of an early-19th-century poet, Jeffrey Ashton, who disappeared mysteriously. Using a false name, Lewis Venable rents a room from Juliana Bordereau, once Jeffrey Ashton's lover, now an aged recluse. Running the household is Juliana's severe niece, Tina, who mistrusts Venable from the first moment. He realizes all is not right when late one night he finds Tina, her hair unpinned and wild, at the piano. She calls him Jeffrey and throws herself at him. The family priest warns Venable to tread carefully around her fantasies, but he wants the letters at any cost, even Tina's sanity.
Smash Up--The Story of a Woman (1947) as Film Editor
A singer''''s wife turns to the bottle when she fears she''''s lost her husband to success.
Canyon Passage (1946) as Film Editor
A respected businessman and his gambler best friend fall for the same woman in 1850s Oregon.
A Night in Paradise (1946) as Film Editor
Aesop takes a break from spinning fables to help a king and fall in love.
Here Come the Co-Eds (1945) as Film Editor
Sudan (1945) as Film Editor
Young, lovely Naila becomes queen of the ancient Egyptian kingdom of Khemis when her father is killed in a slave revolt. Continuing her penchant for going incognito among the people, she seeks out rebel leader Herua. But through palace treachery, she herself is captured and enslaved. After various adventures, she finds herself rescued by (and attracted to) the very rebel she was seeking. Will gratitude or revenge win out? Gorgeous scenery and costumes.
Weird Woman (1944) as Film Editor
While on a South Seas trip, a professor falls in love with marries an exotic native woman. What he doesn't know is that she was raised by superstitious natives who believe her to be some kind of supernatural being.
Moon Over Las Vegas (1944) as Film Editor
Dead Man's Eyes (1944) as Film Editor
An artist (Lon Chaney Jr) is blinded by a jealous assistant/model. His fiance's father generously offers his eyes for a sight restoring operation. there's only one hitch. Chaney has to wait until after the man dies. Not surprisingly, when the benefactor dies a very premature death, suspicion falls on the artist.
Trigger Trail (1944) as Film Editor
Follow the Band (1943) as Film Editor
Gung Ho! (1943) as Film Editor
A Marine squadron takes on a heroic Pacific Island raid during WWII.
The Mad Ghoul (1943) as Film Editor
Curious about the effects of an ancient Mayan nerve gas on humans, a scientist exposes his young assistant and turns him into a mindless ghoul that must have human heart substance to live.
The Strange Death of Adolf Hitler (1943) as Film Editor
Captive Wild Woman (1943) as Film Editor
A mad scientist transplants human glands into a gorilla, turning the ape into a beautiful young woman (Acquanetta). However, a severe emotional jolt soon reverts her back into her primitive self with disastrous consequences.
Shadow of a Doubt (1943) as Film Editor
A young girl fears her favorite uncle may be a killer.
So's Your Uncle (1943) as Film Editor
Two Tickets to London (1943) as Film Editor
Butch Minds the Baby (1942) as Film Editor
The Mystery of Marie Roget (1942) as Film Editor
Night Monster (1942) as Film Editor
A man uses mind over matter to replace his legs, then hunts the doctors who took them.
Top Sergeant (1942) as Film Editor
An Army jeep is forced off the road by fleeing bandits. Sergeant Dick Manson (Don Terry), his kid brother Jack (Gene Garrick), and Corporals Frenchy Devereaux (Leo Carrillo) and Andy Jarrett (Andy Devine) follow and are joined by a posse of deputy sheriffs. Three of the robbers are killed in a shoot-out, but one of them, Al Bennett (Don Porter), escapes after wounding Jack, who dies. Bennett figures a perfect hideout would be in the Army, and becomes one of the recruits assigned to Manson. He gets into trouble because of his attitude, and particularly with Manson when he gets the Colonel's daughter, Helen (Elyse Knox), into covering up his A.W.O.L. G-Men reveal that some of the bank money has been passed at a local jewellery store. When Manson learns that Bennett has given Helen a gift trinket, he jumps at the clue, and drives her down to question the jeweler. They find him murdered. At the Army war games, Bennett blows up a bridge and several men are killed, and he diverts the blame upon Frenchy and Andy, who are court martialed for negligent homicide. Manson discovers a witness who identifies Bennett as one of the bank robbers.
The Mummy's Tomb (1942) as Film Editor
A high priest travels to America with the living mummy Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.) to kill all those who had desecrated the tomb of the Egyptian princess Ananka thirty years earlier.
Private Buckaroo (1942) as Film Editor
Cracked Nuts (1941) as Film Editor
A young man in a small town wins $5000 in a radio contest. He goes to New York City to propose to his girlfriend, but gets mixed up with a crooked attorney and two con men who are trying to sell a fake "robot."
The Man Who Lost Himself (1941) as Film Editor
John Evans encounters his lookalike, Malcolm Scott. When Scott is killed in an accident, Evans finds himself mistaken for Scott and decides to do some good in his new role.
San Antonio Rose (1941) as Film Editor
Men of the Timberland (1941) as Film Editor
Meet the Chump (1941) as Film Editor
Hellzapoppin' (1941) as Film Editor
Ole and Chick are making a movie, but th edirector is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them a absurd story They have to support Jeff and Kitty in setting up an musical revue in their garden and want to bring it up on Broadway. If Jeff is sucessful he can marry Kitty. But there is his rich friend Woody, who also loves Kitty, Chick's sister Betty, who's in love with a false Russian count, and Detective Quimby. They all make the thing very complicated for Ole and Chick. After some mistakes they think, that Kitty isn't the right girl for Jeff they start sabotating the show, but the Broadway producer is impressed and signs the contract. That's the story the writer tells them. For this he's soot by the director.
One Night in the Tropics (1940) as Film Editor
Hired Wife (1940) as Film Editor
An ad man asks his secretary Kendall to marry him as a loophole in order to protect his finances during an important business deal.
The Boys from Syracuse (1940) as Film Editor
The action takes place in Ephesus in ancient Asia Minor, and the concerns The efforts of two boys from Syracuse, Anthipholus and his servant Dromio, to find their long-lost twins who, for reason of plot confusion, are also named Anthipholus and Dromio. Complications arise when the wife of the Ephesians, Adriana and her servant Luce, mistake the two strangers for their husband, though the couples eventually get sorted out after Adriana's sister Luciana and the Syracuse Antipholus admit their love
Alias the Deacon (1940) as Film Editor
Zanzibar (1940) as Film Editor
Destry Rides Again (1939) as Film Editor
A deputy who''''s sworn not to shoot again takes on a corrupt town boss and a sultry saloon singer.
Laugh It Off (1939) as Film Editor
When Tomorrow Comes (1939) as Film Editor
Two in a Crowd (1936) as Film Editor
When two halves of a thousand-dollar bill are discovered in the snow, the penniless pair that individually grabs each half must come to terms. Actress Julia Wayne needs the whole $1,000, and so does sportsman Larry Stevens. Since compromise will serve neither of their needs, they are stalemated - until complications arise.
Dracula's Daughter (1936) as Film Editor
A Hungarian countess seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, in hopes of freeing herself of a mysterious evil influence.
Magnificent Obsession (1936) as Film Editor
A playboy tries to redeem himself after his careless behavior causes a great man's death.
Werewolf of London (1935) as Film Editor
A strange animal attack turns a botanist into a bloodthirsty monster.
Let's Be Ritzy (1934) as Film Editor
I Like It That Way (1934) as Film Editor
Little Man, What Now? (1934) as Film Editor
Impoverished newlyweds travel from the country to Berlin to find success. At first, things look rosy, but when the Pinnebergs discover that the husband's stepmother--with whom they are now living--is a notorious madame, groom and pregnant bride must take to the road.
Only Yesterday (1933) as Film Editor
Destination Unknown (1933) as Film Editor
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932) as Film Editor
A mad doctor tries to mix human and gorilla blood with deadly results.
The Mummy (1932) as Film Editor
An Egyptian mummy returns to life to stalk the reincarnation of his lost love.
Stowaway (1932) as Editing
Back Street (1932) as Film Editor
Heaven on Earth (1931) as Editing
Iron Man (1931) as Film Editor
Prizefighter Mason loses his opening fight so wife Rose leaves him for Hollywood. Without her around Mason trains and starts winning. Rose comes back and wants Mason to dump his manager Regan and replace him with her secret lover Lewis.
Dracula (1931) as Film Editor
The legendary bloodsucker stakes his claim on a British estate in search of new blood.
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) as Film Editor
Young German soldiers try to adjust to the horrors of World War I.
Night Ride (1930) as Film Editor
Just after newsman Rooker and Ruth Kearns are married he covers a double murder during a bank robbery. Cigarettes at the scene implicate gangster Tony Garotta. Garotta kidnaps Rooker and another reporter, intending to kill them.
Outside the Law (1930) as Film Editor
Fingers is planning a half-million-dollar bank robbery in gang boss Cobra Collins' territory. Fingers' moll Connie tries to bluff Cobra into thinking the hit won't be for another week when the call comes through saying it's now.
Captain of the Guard (1930) as Film Editor
Shanghai Lady (1929) as Film Editor
The Cowboy Kid (1928) as Film Editor

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