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Also Known As: Died: April 29, 1993
Born: September 6, 1909 Cause of Death: natural causes
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

How Do I Love Thee? (1970) as Director
The Impossible Years (1968) as Director
A psychiatrist's mental health is tested when his daughter starts dating.
Texas Across the River (1966) as Director
A Texan, an Indian and a Spanish noblemen join forces against their enemies.
A Very Special Favor (1965) as Director
In Paris, an oil executive does a favor for an older Parisian businessman by romancing the latter's daughter.
For Love or Money (1963) as Director
A millionairess forces her lawyer to find suitable husbands for her three daughters who stand to inherit a fortune.
Move Over, Darling (1963) as Director
Five years after a woman disappeared in the sea after a plane crash, her husband remarries and sets off to be with the new wife only to be confronted by the woman he had pronounced legally dead.
Boys' Night Out (1962) as Director
A psychology student researches infidelity by becoming a platonic kept woman for four buddies.
Portrait in Black (1960) as Director
A woman and her lover kill her husband and are targeted by someone who knows of their crime.
Pillow Talk (1959) as Director
A man and woman carry their feud over the telephone line they share into their real lives.
I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1951) as Director
An ambitious designer has to choose between her career and love.
Cyrano de Bergerac (1951) as Director
A swordsman and poet helps another man woo the woman he loves.
The Secret of Convict Lake (1951) as Director
Jim Canfield, convicted of a crime he did not commit, escapes a Nevada prison with several hardened criminals. He leads them to the small farming community home of the man who not only framed him, but committed the crime. But Jim's plans for revenge are put on hold when he discovers that the local men have all joined the posse in the convict's pursuit, leaving their women behind. He soon becomes attracted to the beautiful and resourceful Marcia, who turns out to be the fiance of the man who framed him. Can Jim protect the women from his less-civilized comrades, fall under Marcia's humanizing influence and still maintain his murderous resolve?
The Lady Gambles (1949) as Director
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.
Once More, My Darling (1949) as Director
Movie star Collier Laing is recalled to active duty with the Army Criminal Investigation Division. His mission: to sweep debutante Marita Connell off her feet and flush out her former boyfriend, who's sent her jewels stolen in occupied Germany. Soon it's a question of who's sweeping whom; Miss Connell's nickname is "Killer." But when she wants to elope, Laing begins to have qualms.
Woman in Hiding (1949) as Director
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?
Another Part of the Forest (1948) as Director
A father and son''''s rivalry shakes the family business.
An Act of Murder (1948) as Director
When a judge learns his wife has terminal brain cancer, he begins to consider mercy-killing.
The Web (1947) as Director
Leopold Kroner, formerly of Colby Enterprises, is released after five years in prison for embezzlement. Andrew Colby, claiming that Kroner has threatened him, hires lawyer Bob Regan as a secret bodyguard. Sure enough, Kroner turns up in Colby's room with a gun, and Regan kills him. Then Regan, who sticks around to romance Colby's secretary Noel, begins to suspect he's been used.
Crime Doctor (1943) as Director
A blow on the head forces a renowned psychologist to remember he was once a criminal.
One Dangerous Night (1943) as Director
Michael Lanyard, alias the Lone Wolf and his man Friday, Jamison (Eric Blore), pick up Eve Andrews (Marguerite Chapman), when her car is wrecked. At her place, they discover the body of wealthy playboy Harry Cooper (Gerald Mohr) and are arrested. Inspector Crane (Thurston Hall), who doesn't believe the Lone Wolf has reformed, discovers jewels are missing. Lanyard and Jamison escape. Lanyard learns Cooper was blackmailing Eve, Sonia Budenney (Tala Birell), wife of a famous physician, and Jane Merrick (Mona Barrie), famous actress. He is spotted by gossip columnist Sidney Shaw (Warren Ashe), who agrees not to turn him in if he can tag along. Lanyard learns that Cooper planned to meet a woman at the airport. Hurrying there, he spots the girl and has Jamison trail her. Later, as he is questioning the girl, Patricia (Margaret Hayes), she is shot and wounded. After being turned in twice by Shaw and escaping , despite his promise not to do so, Lanyard and Jamison return again to Patricia's apartment where he learns that she is Shaw's wife.
Underground Agent (1942) as Director
Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942) as Director
When he's framed for robbery, a reformed thief takes off to find the real culprit.

Cast (feature film)

Schindler's List (1993) as Mr Nussbaum
Businessman Oskar Schindler arrives in Krakow in 1939, ready to make his fortune from World War II, which has just started. After joining the Nazi party primarily for political expediency, he staffs his factory with Jewish workers for similarly pragmatic reasons. When the SS begins exterminating Jew
Screamtime (1983) as Video Watcher
The Idol (1966) as Boy

Editing (feature film)

The Rising of the Moon (1957) as Editing
Three stories examine the lives of the Irish living under British oppression.
Curse of the Demon (1957) as Film Editor
An anthropologist investigates a devil worshipper who commands a deadly demon.
Safari (1956) as Film Editor
While leading a wealthy couple on safari, a hunter tries to avenge his son''''s murder.
Simba (1955) as Editor
A European family gets caught between English colonists and African rebels.
The Girl in the News (1941) as Cutting
Nurse Anne Graham is controversially - but rightly - acquitted of murder after her elderly patient dies in suspicious circumstances. Changing her name she gets a position nursing wheelchair-bound Edward Bentley, little suspecting that his wife and the butler are lovers setting Anne up so that when Bentley is found dead it looks like a repeat of the earlier case.
Night Train (1940) as Cutting
A British agent masquerades as a Nazi officer to protect an inventor and his daughter.
Strange Boarders (1938) as Editing
Pre-war intelligence man Tommy Blythe interrupts his honeymoon to investigate the discovery of vital Air Ministry blueprints on a woman killed in a London road accident. The trail leads to a boarding house in Notting Hill and its varied tenants.
King Solomon's Mines (1937) as Editing
African explorers enlist an exiled native chief to help them find a legendary treasure.
Man of Affairs (1937) as Film Editor
An Emir who rules in a kingdom off the desert is murdered by tho of his ministers and a young Englishman is accused of the crime. Sheiks come to London to have an audience with the Cabinet, demanding indemnity in the way of valuable oil concessions. Foolish Foreign Minister makes a mess of the situa
Seven Sinners (1936) as Editing
A trip to the Continent becomes a working holiday when Inspector Harwood stumbles on a stiff in his hotel room...that promptly vanishes.

Cast (special)

Broadway Dreamers: The Legacy of the Group Theatre (1989)
A program profiling the Group Theatre, a theatrical company which introduced "method" acting and was founded in the 1930s in New York. Surviving members of the group are interviewed and archival footage of excerpts from plays originally produced by The Group Theatre is shown.

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