George Sherman

Film Director / Film Producer | * 07/14/1908 († 82, 03/15/1991) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
George Sherman (July 14, 1908 – March 15, 1991) was an American film director and producer of low-budget Western films. One obituary said his "credits rival in number those of anyone in the entertainment industry." ()

American second feature director who arrived in California aboard the SS Mongolia (bound from New York) on which he served as a bellboy. Sherman began his career in the movie business in the mail room at Warner Brothers before working his way up to assistant director. By 1937, he had graduated to directing in his own right under contract with Republic. Sherman specialised almost exclusively in B-westerns, (including the "Three Mesqueteers" series, which featured a young John Wayne), with occasional forays into action and horror themes. He often achieved a sense of style over substance. Indeed, as to his handling of the 'Mesqueteers', Variety commented on his imparting a "poetry in motion" to his "unified timing of cowboys mounting, riding, wheeling, galloping and dismounting of steeds" (July 2 1939). From 1940, Sherman also served as associate producer on many of his films.The diminutive (five foot) Sherman turned out reliable low-budget fare for Columbia between 1945 and 1948, then moved on to do the same at Universal for another eight years. Thereafter, he turned to free-lancing and working in television. The only A-grade films to his credit were two westerns, starring John Wayne: The Comancheros (1961), as producer; and Big Jake (1971), as director.Date of Birth 14July 1908,New York City, New YorkDate of Death 15March 1991,Los Angeles County, California.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Western | Drama | Action

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Movies with George Sherman as Crew(123)

Directing/Director1971 Big Jake
Writing/Screenplay1971 The Pursuit of Happiness
Production/Producer1969 Hello Down There
Directing/Director1966 Smoky
Directing/Director1966 Daniel Boone Frontier trail rider
Directing/Director1965 Murieta
Directing/Director1964 Panic Button
Directing/Director1964 La nueva cenicienta
Directing/Director1964 Find Me That Girl
Production/Producer1961 The Comancheros
Directing/Director1961 The Wizard of Baghdad
Directing/Director1961 The Fiercest Heart
Directing/Director1960 Hell Bent for Leather
Directing/Director1960 The Enemy General
Directing/Director1960 For the Love of Mike
Production/Producer1960 For the Love of Mike
Directing/Director1959 The Flying Fontaines
Directing/Director1958 The Last of the Fast Guns
Directing/Director1958 The Son of Robin Hood
Production/Producer1958 The Son of Robin Hood
Directing/Director1958 Ten Days To Tulara
Production/Producer1958 Ten Days To Tulara
Directing/Director1957 The Hard Man
Directing/Director1956 Comanche
Directing/Director1956 Reprisal!
Directing/Director1955 The Treasure of Pancho Villa
Directing/Director1955 Count Three and Pray
Directing/Director1955 Chief Crazy Horse
Directing/Director1954 Border River
Directing/Director1954 War Arrow
Directing/Director1954 Johnny Dark
Directing/Director1954 Dawn at Socorro
Directing/Director1953 The Veils of Bagdad
Directing/Director1953 The Lone Hand
Directing/Director1952 Steel Town
Directing/Director1952 Against All Flags
Directing/Director1952 The Battle at Apache Pass
Directing/Director1951 The Raging Tide
Directing/Director1951 Tomahawk
Directing/Director1951 The Golden Horde
Directing/Director1951 Target Unknown
Directing/Director1950 Comanche Territory
Directing/Director1950 Spy Hunt
Directing/Director1950 The Sleeping City
Directing/Director1949 Red Canyon
Directing/Director1949 Yes Sir, That's My Baby
Directing/Director1949 Sword in the Desert
Directing/Director1949 Calamity Jane and Sam Bass
Writing/Story1949 Calamity Jane and Sam Bass
Directing/Director1948 Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin'
Directing/Director1948 Relentless
Directing/Director1948 Larceny
Directing/Director1948 River Lady
Directing/Director1948 Black Bart
Directing/Director1947 Last of the Redmen
Directing/Director1946 Renegades
Directing/Director1946 The Bandit of Sherwood Forest
Directing/Director1946 Secret of the Whistler
Directing/Director1945 The Crime Doctor's Courage
Directing/Director1944 Storm Over Lisbon
Directing/Director1944 The Lady and the Monster
Production/Associate Producer1944 The Lady and the Monster
Directing/Director1943 The Mantrap
Directing/Director1943 London Blackout Murders
Production/Producer1943 London Blackout Murders
Directing/Director1943 Mystery Broadcast
Production/Associate Producer1943 Mystery Broadcast
Directing/Director1943 A Scream in the Dark
Directing/Director1943 False Faces
Directing/Director1943 The West Side Kid
Production/Associate Producer1943 The West Side Kid
Directing/Director1943 The Purple V
Directing/Director1942 Arizona Terrors
Production/Associate Producer1942 Arizona Terrors
Directing/Director1942 The Cyclone Kid
Directing/Director1942 Stagecoach Express
Production/Associate Producer1942 Stagecoach Express
Directing/Director1942 Jesse James, Jr.
Directing/Director1942 The Sombrero Kid
Directing/Director1942 X Marks the Spot
Directing/Director1941 Kansas Cyclone
Directing/Director1941 Death Valley Outlaws
Directing/Director1941 The Phantom Cowboy
Directing/Director1941 A Missouri Outlaw
Directing/Director1941 The Apache Kid
Directing/Director1941 Citadel of Crime
Directing/Director1941 Wyoming Wildcat
Directing/Director1941 Two Gun Sheriff
Directing/Director1941 Desert Bandit
Directing/Director1940 The Tulsa Kid
Directing/Director1940 Ghost Valley Raiders
Directing/Director1940 One Man's Law
Directing/Director1940 Covered Wagon Days
Directing/Director1940 Rocky Mountain Rangers
Directing/Director1940 The Trail Blazers
Directing/Director1940 Under Texas Skies
Directing/Director1940 Lone Star Raiders
Directing/Director1940 Texas Terrors
Directing/Director1939 Colorado Sunset
Writing/Screenplay1939 In Old Monterey
Directing/Director1939 Rovin' Tumbleweeds
Directing/Director1939 South of the Border
Directing/Director1939 The Night Riders
Directing/Director1939 Three Texas Steers
Directing/Director1939 Wyoming Outlaw
Directing/Director1939 New Frontier
Directing/Director1939 The Kansas Terrors
Directing/Director1939 Cowboys from Texas
Directing/Director1939 Mexicali Rose
Directing/Director1938 The Purple Vigilantes
Directing/Director1938 Outlaws of Sonora
Directing/Director1938 Riders of the Black Hills
Directing/Director1938 Heroes of the Hills
Directing/Director1938 Pals of the Saddle
Directing/Director1938 Overland Stage Raiders
Directing/Director1938 Santa Fe Stampede
Directing/Director1938 Red River Range
Directing/Director1938 Rhythm of the Saddle
Directing/Director1937 Wild Horse Rodeo
Directing/Assistant Director1937 Park Avenue Logger
Directing/Director1937 Hollywood Cowboy
Directing/Assistant Director1936 The Border Patrolman
Directing/Assistant Director1935 Sunset Range

TV Shows/Series with George Sherman as Crew(7)

Directing/Director1978 Sam
Directing/Director1967 Gentle Ben
Directing/Director1964 Daniel Boone
Production/Producer1964 Daniel Boone
Directing/Director1960 Route 66
Directing/Director1959 Rawhide
Directing/Director1958 Naked City

Full Name: George Sherman
Born: Tuesday, 07/14 1908 (July) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Friday, 03/15 1991 (March) in Los Angeles (aged: 82)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
George Sherman frequently works together with these people:
Betty Burbridge (19x, Crew)
Don Barry (19x, Actor)
Robert Livingston (13x, Actor)
Ray Corrigan (13x, Actor)
John Wayne (12x, Actor)
Jack Kirk (12x, Actor)
Max Terhune (11x, Actor)
Yakima Canutt (11x, Actor)
Lynn Merrick (11x, Actress)
Luci Ward (11x, Crew)
Robert Weil (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:74459, Added: 05/23/2018, Last updated: 06/11/2021