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William Witney

William Witney

  • Born on
    • May 15th, 1915
  • Died on
    • March 17th, 2002
​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. William Nuelsen Witney (15 May 1915 – 17 March 2002) was an American film and television director. He is best remembered for the movie serials he co-directed with John English for Republic Pictures such as Daredevils of the Red Circle, Zorro's Fighting Legion and Drums of Fu Manchu. He directed many Westerns during his career, and is credited with devising the modern system of filming movie fight sequences in a series of carefully choreographed shots, which he patterned after the musical sequences of American director Busby Berkeley.[1] Prolific and pugnacious, Witney began directing while still in his 20s, and continued until 1982. Quentin Tarantino singles out Witney as one of his favorite directors, particularly for The Golden Stallion (1949), a Roy Rogers vehicle.[2] Witney also directed Master of the World (1961) starring Vincent Price and Charles Bronson. Description above from the Wikipedia article William Witney, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Filmography

Director (21 Credits)

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196740 Guns to Apache Pass
1965Arizona Raiders
1964Apache Rifles
1961Master of the World
1959Paratroop Command
1952Colorado Sundown
1948Under California Stars
1948Eyes of Texas
1948Grand Canyon Trail
1948The Far Frontier
1948Nighttime in Nevada
1948The Gay Ranchero
1947Bells of San Angelo
1947Springtime in the Sierras
1947On the Old Spanish Trail
1947Apache Rose
1946Heldorado
1946Roll on Texas Moon
1946Home in Oklahoma
1941Adventures of Captain Marvel
1941Adventures of Captain Marvel

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