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Joseph H. Lewis

Film Director / Television Director | * 04/06/1907 († 93, 08/30/2000) | New York City, New York, USA
Joseph H. Lewis (April 6, 1907 – August 30, 2000) was an American B-movie film director whose stylish flourishes came to be appreciated by auteur theory-espousing film critics in the years following his retirement in 1966. In a 30-year directorial career, he helmed numerous low-budget westerns, action pictures and thrillers and is remembered for original mysteries My Name Is Julia Ross (1945) and So Dark the Night (1946) as well as his most-highly regarded feature, 1950's Gun Crazy, which spotlighted a desperate young couple (Peggy Cummins and John Dall) who embark on a deadly crime spree. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Western | Drama | Crime

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Movies with Joseph H. Lewis as Crew(42)

Directing/Director1958 Terror in a Texas Town
Directing/Director1957 The Halliday Brand
Directing/Director1956 7th Cavalry
Directing/Director1955 The Big Combo
Directing/Director1955 A Lawless Street
Directing/Director1953 Cry of the Hunted
Directing/Director1952 Desperate Search
Directing/Director1952 Retreat, Hell!
Directing/Director1950 A Lady Without Passport
Directing/Director1950 Gun Crazy
Directing/Director1949 The Undercover Man
Directing/Director1948 The Return of October
Directing/Director1948 The Swordsman
Directing/Director1946 So Dark the Night
Directing/Director1945 My Name Is Julia Ross
Directing/Director1945 The Falcon in San Francisco
Directing/Director1944 Minstrel Man
Directing/Director1942 Bombs Over Burma
Writing/Screenplay1942 Bombs Over Burma
Directing/Director1942 Secrets of a Co-Ed
Directing/Director1942 The Silver Bullet
Directing/Director1942 Boss of Hangtown Mesa
Directing/Director1942 The Mad Doctor of Market Street
Directing/Director1941 Arizona Cyclone
Directing/Director1941 Criminals Within
Directing/Director1941 Invisible Ghost
Directing/Director1940 Boys of the City
Directing/Director1940 Blazing Six Shooters
Directing/Director1940 The Man from Tumbleweeds
Directing/Director1940 That Gang of Mine
Directing/Director1940 Pride of the Bowery
Directing/Director1940 The Return of Wild Bill
Directing/Director1940 Texas Stagecoach
Directing/Director1939 Two-Fisted Rangers
Directing/Director1938 The Last Stand
Directing/Director1938 The Spy Ring
Directing/Director1938 Border Wolves
Directing/Director1937 Navy Spy
Directing/Director1937 Courage of the West
Directing/Director1937 The Gold Racket
Editing/Supervising Film Editor1935 Waterfront Lady

TV Shows/Series with Joseph H. Lewis as Crew(7)

Directing/Director1965 Branded
Directing/Director1965 The Big Valley
Directing/Director1964 Daniel Boone
Directing/Director1961 The Investigators
Directing/Director1959 The Detectives
Directing/Director1958 The Rifleman
Directing/Director1955 Gunsmoke

Full Name: Joseph Lewis
Born: Saturday, 04/06 1907 (April) in Brooklyn
Died: Wednesday, 08/30 2000 (August) in Santa Monica (aged: 93)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: DeWitt Clinton High School
Joseph H. Lewis frequently works together with these people:
Lawrence Dobkin (9x, Actor)
Fuzzy Knight (7x, Actor)
Nedrick Young (6x, Actor)
Alan Baxter (5x, Actor)
Michael Pate (5x, Actor)
John Pickard (5x, Actor)
John Milford (5x, Actor)
Iris Meredith (5x, Actress)
Chris Alcaide (5x, Actor)
Mort Mills (5x, Actor)
Olan Soule (5x, Actor)
Kevin Hagen (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:490271, Added: 10/04/2018, Last updated: 08/25/2020