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Allan Dwan


B: April 3, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario

D: December 21, 1983 in Woodland Hills, California

Allan Dwan once said “If you hold your head up above the mob, they try to knock it off. If you stay down, you last forever.” The following list is a small sampling of the more than 400 movies he directed which includes 300 silent short movies and over a hundred feature films. He’s believed to have contributed as a writer, actor, producer, and director to as many as 1500 movies.

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Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

The Yiddisher Cowboy (1911)
Three Million Dollars (1911)
The Poisoned Flume (1911)
The Gold Lust (1911)
Strategy (1911)
Bud Nevins, Bad Man (1911)
The Boss of Lucky Ranch (1911)
A California Love Story (1911)
Crazy Gulch (1911)
Rattlesnakes and Gunpowder (1911)
The Gunman (1911)
Heading South (1913)
Wildflower (1914)
A Girl of Yesterday (1915)
The Foundling (1915)
Good Bad Man (1915)
Manhattan Madness (1916)
A Modern Musketeer (1918)

Luck of the Irish (1920)
Robin Hood (1921)
Big Brother (1923)
Zaza (1923)
Manhandled (1924)
Stage Struck (1925)
The Joy Girl (1927)
The Iron Mask (1929)

Man to Man (1931)
Mayor of Hell (1933)
Human Cargo (1936)
Heidi (1937)
Suez (1938)
The Three Musketeers (1939)

Trail of the Vigilantes (1940)
Rise and Shine (1941)
Abroad with Two Yanks (1944)
Up in Mabel`s Room (1944)
Brewster’s Millions (1945)
Getting Gertie’s Garter (1946)
Angel in Exile (1948)
Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)

The Wild Blue Yonder (1951)
Montana Belle (1952)
The Woman They Almost Lynched (1953)
Silver Lode (1954)
Cattle Queen of Montana (1954)
Tennessee’s Partner (1955)
Hold Back the Night (1956)
Slightly Scarlet (1956)
The River’s Edge (1956)

The Most Dangerous Man Alive (1961)

many many others…