Lou Costello Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

The Fair Co-Ed

The Fair Co-Ed

(1927)
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As:
Cast
Director:
Sam Wood
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lillian Leighton, Marion Davies, Thelma Hill, Johnny Mack Brown, Jane Winton
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Bardelys the Magnificent

Bardelys the Magnificent

(1926)
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As:
Cast
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
John Gilbert, Roy D'Arcy, John Wayne, Eleanor Boardman, Lionel Belmore
Plot:

This romantic silent movie based on Rafael Sabatini’s 1906 novel of the same name follows an affluent courtier Bardelys in the court of France's King Louis XIII. Known for being a casual womanizer, he is challenged by another courtier to woo the beautiful Roxalanne. He accepts it and sets out to charm the lady, but instead finds himself in love with her.

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The Cossacks

The Cossacks

(1928)
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As:
Cast
Director:
Clarence Brown, George W. Hill
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Ernest Torrence, Nils Asther, Paul Hurst
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The Time of Their Lives

The Time of Their Lives

(1946)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Horatio Prim
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
Binnie Barnes, John Shelton, Bud Abbott, Marjorie Reynolds
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Who Done It?

Who Done It?

(1942)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Mervin Q. Milgrim / Voice of Himself on Radio
Director:
Erle C. Kenton
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
William Gargan, Patric Knowles, Bud Abbott, Louise Allbritton
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It Ain't Hay

It Ain't Hay

(1943)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Wilbur Hoolihan
Director:
Erle C. Kenton
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eugene Pallette, Shemp Howard, Cecil Kellaway, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello
Plot:

Bumbling fool, Wilbur Hoolihan ,kills a horse owned by King O'Hara. In order to replace the horse, he and his friend, Grover Mockridge, unwittingly take a champion thoroughbred named Tea Biscuit, thinking it to be just some old horse. Misadventures and chaos begin, as the horse’s real owner realizes the theft. 

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Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein
TV-G

Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

(1948)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Wilbur
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
Vincent Price, Lon Chaney Jr., Bud Abbott, Bela Lugosi
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A Wave, a WAC and a Marine

A Wave, a WAC and a Marine

(1944)
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As:
Producer
Director:
Phil Karlson
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance, War
Star Cast:
Mel Blanc, Henny Youngman, Sally Eilers, Richard Lane, Ann Gillis
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Hold That Ghost

Hold That Ghost

(1941)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Ferdinand Jones
Director:
Arthur Lubin
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery, Thriller, Music, Adventure
Star Cast:
Richard Carlson, Shemp Howard, Joan Davis, Mischa Auer, Bud Abbott
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Pardon My Sarong

Pardon My Sarong

(1942)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Wellington Pflug
Director:
Erle C. Kenton
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Virginia Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Robert Paige, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello
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The Naughty Nineties

The Naughty Nineties

(1945)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Sebastian Dinwiddle
Director:
Jean Yarbrough
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Crime
Star Cast:
Henry Travers, Alan Curtis, Rita Johnson, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello
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The Battle of the Century

The Battle of the Century

(1927)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Clyde Bruckman
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jack Adams, Wilson Benge, Ed Brandenburg
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Buck Privates Come Home

Buck Privates Come Home

(1947)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Herbie Brown
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Romance, Action, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tom Brown, Nat Pendleton, Bud Abbott, Joan Shawlee
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In Society

In Society

(1944)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Albert
Director:
Erle C. Kenton, Jean Yarbrough
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bud Abbott, Marion Hutton, Kirby Grant, Margaret Irving
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Little Giant

Little Giant

(1946)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Benny Miller
Director:
William A. Seiter
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bud Abbott, George Cleveland, Brenda Joyce, Jacqueline deWit
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The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap

The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap

(1947)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Chester Wooley
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Romance, Action, Western, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Marjorie Main, Bud Abbott, George Cleveland, Audrey Young
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Buck Privates

Buck Privates

(1941)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Herbie Brown
Director:
Arthur Lubin
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, War
Star Cast:
Shemp Howard, Lee Bowman, Alan Curtis, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello
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10,000 Kids and a Cop

10,000 Kids and a Cop

(1948)
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As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Lou Costello
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Short, Documentary
Star Cast:
William Bendix, James Stewart, Bud Abbott, Brenda Joyce
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Lost in Alaska

Lost in Alaska

(1952)
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As:
Cast
Role:
George Bell
Director:
Jean Yarbrough
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mitzi Green, Bruce Cabot, Bud Abbott, Tom Ewell
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Hit the Ice

Hit the Ice

(1943)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Weejie McCoy
Director:
Erle C. Kenton, Charles Lamont
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Music
Star Cast:
Patric Knowles, Bud Abbott, Elyse Knox, Ginny Simms
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The Noose Hangs High

The Noose Hangs High

(1948)
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As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Tommy Hinchcliffe
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Leon Errol, Joseph Calleia, Bud Abbott, Cathy Downs
Plot:

In this remake of 1939 movie For Love or Money, two inept window washer – Ted and Tommy - are wrongly taken to be messengers by a gangster Craig and tasked to collect $50,000. In a turn of events, the money lands up with a woman Carol who spends a lot of it. With limited time in hand, the trio struggle to save themselves from the gangster’s ire. Meanwhile a rich gambler makes an entry.

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Fireman Save My Child

Fireman Save My Child

(1954)
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As:
Cast
Director:
Leslie Goodwins
Genres:
Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Bud Abbott, Adele Jergens, Hugh O'Brian, Buddy Hackett
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Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff

Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff

(1949)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Freddie Phillips
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Boris Karloff, Bud Abbott, Lenore Aubert, Joseph Garland Moore Jr.
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In the Navy

In the Navy

(1941)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Pomeroy Watson
Director:
Arthur Lubin
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Dick Powell, Claire Dodd, Shemp Howard, Sisters The Andrews, Bud Abbott
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Ride 'Em Cowboy
TV-G

Ride 'Em Cowboy

(1942)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Willoughby
Director:
Arthur Lubin
Genres:
Musical, Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
Johnny Mack Brown, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello
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Here Come the Co-eds

Here Come the Co-eds

(1945)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Oliver Quackenbush
Director:
Jean Yarbrough
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Martha O'Driscoll, Bud Abbott, Peggy Ryan, June Vincent
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Lost in a Harem

Lost in a Harem

(1944)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Harvey Garvey
Director:
Charles Reisner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Douglass Dumbrille, Bud Abbott, Marilyn Maxwell, John Conte
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Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man

(1951)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Lou Francis
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Horror, Sport
Star Cast:
William Frawley, Bud Abbott, Adele Jergens, Nancy Guild
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Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood

(1945)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Abercrombie
Director:
S. Sylvan Simon
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lucille Ball, Warner Anderson, Bud Abbott, Frances Rafferty
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Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops

Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops

(1955)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Willie 'Tubby' Piper
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lynn Bari, Maxie Rosenbloom, Bud Abbott, Fred Clark
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Keep 'Em Flying

Keep 'Em Flying

(1941)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Heathcliff
Director:
Ralph Ceder, Arthur Lubin
Genres:
Music, Comedy, War
Star Cast:
William Gargan, Martha Raye, Bud Abbott, Carol Bruce
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One Night in the Tropics

One Night in the Tropics

(1940)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Costello
Director:
A. Edward Sutherland
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
William Frawley, Allan Jones, Robert Cummings, Nancy Kelly, Bud Abbott
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Comin' Round the Mountain

Comin' Round the Mountain

(1951)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Wilbert Smith
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Joe Sawyer, Bud Abbott, Kirby Grant, Dorothy Shay
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Mexican Hayride

Mexican Hayride

(1948)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Bascom
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Hubbard, Virginia Grey, Bud Abbott, Luba Malina
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Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion

Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion

(1950)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Lou Hotchkiss
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Douglass Dumbrille, Bud Abbott, Walter Slezak, Patricia Medina
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Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

(1953)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Tubby
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Horror, Comedy, Mystery
Star Cast:
Boris Karloff, Bud Abbott, Craig Stevens, Helen Westcott
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Rio Rita

Rio Rita

(1942)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
'Wishy'
Director:
S. Sylvan Simon
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
John Carroll, Bud Abbott, Patricia Dane, Kathryn Grayson
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Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

(1955)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Freddie Franklin
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Action
Star Cast:
Bud Abbott, Dan Seymour, Marie Windsor, Michael Ansara
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Africa Screams

Africa Screams

(1949)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Stanley Livington
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Clyde Beatty, Shemp Howard, Bud Abbott, Joe Besser
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Abbott and Costello Go to Mars

Abbott and Costello Go to Mars

(1953)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Orville
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Robert Paige, Bud Abbott, Mari Blanchard, Anita Ekberg
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Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd

Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd

(1952)
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0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Captain 'Puddin' head' Feathergill
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Musical, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Charles Laughton, Bud Abbott, Hillary Brooke, Bill Shirley
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Dance with Me, Henry

Dance with Me, Henry

(1956)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Lou Henry
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bud Abbott, Gigi Perreau, Rusty Hamer, Mary Wickes
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The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock

The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock

(1959)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Artie Pinsetter
Director:
Sidney Miller
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jimmy Conlin, Dorothy Provine, Gale Gordon, Charles Lane
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0
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

(1952)
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0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Jack / Jack Strong (as Costello)
Director:
Jean Yarbrough
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Music, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mel Blanc, Bud Abbott, Dorothy Ford, Buddy Baer
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Rose-Marie

Rose-Marie

(1928)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Lucien Hubbard
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joan Crawford, James Murray, Creighton Hale, House Peters, Gibson Gowland
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The Taxi Dancer

The Taxi Dancer

(1927)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Harry F. Millarde
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joan Crawford, Rockliffe Fellowes, Owen Moore, Marc McDermott, Gertrude Astor
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0
Circus Rookies

Circus Rookies

(1928)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Edward Sedgwick
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
George K. Arthur, Louise Lorraine, Karl Dane, Sydney Jarvis, Lou Costello
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TV Shows and Videos

Abbott & Costello: Live & Hilarious!

Abbott & Costello: Live & Hilarious! (1989)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello
The Abbott and Costello Show
TV-G

The Abbott and Costello Show (1952)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Lou Costello (52 episodes, 1952-1954)
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mel Blanc, Gordon Jones, Bobby Barber, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello
The Steve Allen Show

The Steve Allen Show (1956)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dwight Hemion
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Ginger Rogers
Wagon Train

Wagon Train (1957)

As:
Cast
Director:
Virgil W. Vogel, Joseph Pevney, Jerry Hopper, Allen H. Miner, Herschel Daugherty
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire
I'm the Law

I'm the Law (1953)

As:
Producer
Genres:
Crime, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
George Raft, June Vincent, Denver Pyle, Lawrence Dobkin, J. Anthony Hughes
General Electric Theater

General Electric Theater (1953)

As:
Cast
Director:
Herschel Daugherty, Don Medford, James Neilson, Jules Bricken, Mitchell Leisen
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Ronald Reagan, Fred Astaire, James Dean, James Stewart