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Gilbert Warrenton

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Cinematography (feature film)

Operation Bikini (1963) as Director of Photography
An underwater demolition team goes behind Japanese lines during World War II to re-take a strategic island.
Beauty and the Beast (1963) as Camera
A princess tries to protect a prince turned werewolf.
Saintly Sinners (1962) as Director of Photography
An aging priest reforms the felons in his parish.
Incident in an Alley (1962) as Director of Photography
A policeman has to prove that the teenager he shot actually was a delinquent.
Panic in Year Zero! (1962) as Director of Photography
A vacationing family tries to survive the aftermath of nuclear war.
Secret of Deep Harbor (1961) as Director of Photography
Master of the World (1961) as Director of Photography
A mad genius tries to bomb the world into peace.
The Boy Who Caught a Crook (1961) as Director of Photography
With the help of his puppy, a young boy tracks down a gangster.
Gun Street (1961) as Director of Photography
An injured outlaw tries to stay one step ahead of the determined sheriff on his trail.
You Have To Run Fast (1961) as Director of Photography
A doctor gets mixed up with gangsters and has to escape through the back woods.
Flight That Disappeared (1961) as Director of Photography
Aliens kidnap three Earth scientists to convince them to oppose nuclear warfare.
The Clown and the Kid (1961) as Director of Photography
John Lupton, Michael McGreevey, Don Keefer, Mary Webster. The mistaken identity theme is given a new twist in this low-budget melodrama about a orphan boy and a convict who eludes the police by pretending to be his father, a carnival clown.
The Atomic Submarine (1960) as Director of Photography
In the far and distant future of 1968, many ships and planes are crossing the North pole to transport passengers and cargo. However lately more than eight ships and seven submarines have vanished mysteriously. The Tigershark is sent out to investigate their whereabouts and - if possible - remove the cause of their disappearance. But the life form Commander Vandover and his crew encounter may be too powerful even for their weapons of newest technology...
Forbidden Island (1959) as Director of Photography
Jon Hall, Nan Adams, John Farrow, Jonathan Haze, Greigh Phillips, Tookie Evans, Martin Denny. A psychotic treasure hunter hires a freelance frogman to recover an emerald that went down in a shipwreck. The exotic theme song is performed by Martin Denny who also appears in the film.
Submarine Seahawk (1959) as Director of Photography
Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow (1959) as Director of Photography
A group of drag-racing fanatics move into an old deserted mansion.
Paratroop Command (1959) as Director of Photography
The Diary of a High School Bride (1959) as Director of Photography
The Legend of Tom Dooley (1959) as Director of Photography
Michael Landon, Jo Morrow, Jack Hogan, Richard Rust, Dee Pollock, Ken Lynch, Ralph Moody. Unaware that the Civil War is over, a trio of Confederate soldiers rob a Union stagecoach, killing two men, and bringing about their own downfall. Ted Post (HANG ''EM HIGH) directs this fatalistic western which features The Kingston Trio performing the popular theme song over the title credits.
Ghost of the China Sea (1958) as Director of Photography
Dragstrip Riot (1958) as Director of Photography
High School Hellcats (1958) as Camera
A new student befriends an all-female gang bent on bucking authority and terrorizing their school.
No Place to Hide (1956) as Photography
Massacre (1956) as Director of Photography
Naked Gun (1956) as Director of Photography
Don Pablo Salazar steals a fortune in jewels from an Indian tribe and an Aztec medicine man puts a curse on the jewels until they are returned. Years later an American insurance man, Breen Mathews (Willard Parker) promises to deliver the Salazar fortune to the rightful heir after Luis Salazar, son of Don Pablo, is killed. Breen heads for Topaz, where he hopes to find the surviving heir, Teresa. He finds instead, Louisa, daughter of Teresa, and is forced to fight a crooked group of townspeople, who are after the Salazar fortune, cursed or otherwise. Included in the group are Judge Cole (Billy House), known as "the Hanging Judge" and Barnum (Barton MacLane), local saloon owner. After defeating all the crooks, Breen is told by Louisa that she, the last of the Salazars, is going to return the treasure to its rightful owners, and lift the curse.
Jungle Hell (1955) as Cinematographer
Based by a true story of an estranged couple stranded in a blizzard at Christmas, Suzanne Shemwell's estranged husband Jim unexpectedly comes to Idaho for a family visit just before the holiday, Suzanne is less than thrilled, but their two daughters, 16-year-old Miranda and seven-year-old Taryn, are
The Black Pirates (1954) as Director of Photography
The Big Chase (1954) as 2nd Unit Photography
The White Orchid (1954) as Director of Photography
Sins of Jezebel (1953) as Director of Photography
The Fighting Lawman (1953) as Director of Photography
Wayne Morris, Virginia Grey, John Kellogg, Harry Lauter, John Pickard. WW II Navy flying hero Wayne Morris enjoyed a second career as a cowboy hero in Hollywood westerns. In this one, he pursues frontier adventuress Virginia Grey who is planning to steal the spoils of an outlaw gang.
The Great Jesse James Raid (1953) as Director of Photography
Mesa of Lost Women (1953) as Director of Photography
A mad scientist named Arana is creating giant spiders and dwarves in his lab on Zarpa Mesa in Mexico. He wants to create a master race of superwomen by injecting his female subjects with spider venom.
Texas Bad Man (1953) as Photography
Aladdin and His Lamp (1952) as Photography
Man from Sonora (1951) as Director of Photography
Duke (Lee Roberts), Pete (John Merton) and Spence (Stanley Price) and later ambush ex-Ranger Johnny Mack Brown (Johnny Mack Brown) and steal his horse. In Silver Springs, town banker Allison Fred Allison (Sam Flint) is forced to borrow heavily from livery stable owner Ed Hooper (House Peters, Jr) to make good the hold-up losses. Johnny jumps Duke, gets a confession out of him that reveals Hooper as the gang leader, and sets out after Spence and receivers his stolen horse. He confronts Hooper, but is thrown in jail by an outlaw posing as a Marshal. Cinthy Allison (Phyllis Coates) recognizes the fake Marshal, and Hooper makes a break, with Johnny giving chase.
Abilene Trail (1951) as Director of Photography
Montana Desperado (1951) as Photography
Blazing Bullets (1951) as Director of Photography
Blue Blood (1951) as Photography
Colorado Ambush (1951) as Director of Photography
County Fair (1950) as Photography
Cherokee Uprising (1950) as Director of Photography
Blue Grass of Kentucky (1950) as Photography
Young Daniel Boone (1950) as Photography
Frontier scout Daniel Boone (David Bruce) is sent out to locate the only two survivors of General Braddock's men that are believed two have lived through an Indian massacre. One of the survivors, CHarlie Bryan (Don Beddoe), witnessed the capture of his two daughters, Rebecca (Kristine Miller) and Helen (Mary Treen), by the Indians. Boone succeeds in locating and rescuing the women. Shorty afterwards, the Boone party is joined by Captain Fraser (Damian O'Flynn), who proves to be an intelligence officer in the French forces, and Boone's small group is captured. An Indian attack is diverted and the tables are turned in favor of the British forces. Boone kills Captain Fraser, and looks forward to a happy future in Kentucky with Rebecca.
Outlaws of Texas (1950) as Photography
While robbing the stage with Jeff Johnson (Tommy Farrell), outlaws Jordan (Terry Frost) and Wilkins (Zon Murray) kill the stage guard and leave Jeff unconscious on the trail, to be picked up by pursuing U.S. Marshals Tom Yeager (Whip Wilson) and "Hungry" Rogers. Posing as an outlaw, Tom is put in the same cell with Jeff, and, with Hungry's help, stages a jailbreak and takes Jeff with him on the latter's promise to lead him to an outlaw gang head by the supposedly-dead Bill Moore (Stanley Price). They find the gang led by Anne Moore (Phyllis Coates), who passes on the instructions of her infamous father. Wilkins, after an unsuccessful attempt to ambush Tom, is taken to jail where the gabby sheriff informs him of the two marshal's true identities. Tom and Anne take the loot from a staged-bank robbery to Moore, where Tom arrests him and Anne and declares that Moore is an imposter. Meanwhile, Jordan visits Wilkins in jail and learns about Tom being a lawman, and sets a trap for him.
Outlaw Gold (1950) as Director of Photography
U.S. Marshals Dave Willis (Johnny Mack Brown) and Sandy Barrett (Milburn Morante), traveling incognito to investigate the robbery of a shipment of Mexican Government gold, rescue Kathy Martin (Jane Adams) from an outlaw ambush, after her father Joel Martin (Steve Clark), publisher of the Latigo newspaper, has been wounded. Later, Martin is killed, and Bull Jackson (Marshall Reed), who claims to have seen the crime, accuses Dave of the murder. Dave reveals he is a U.S. Ranger and Sheriff Doss (Bud Osborne) releases him. Roger Bigsby (Hugh Prosser), co-owner of the newspaper and secret leader of the outlaw gang, sends Jackson to ambush Dave, who escapes. Bigsby, learning that Sonny Lang (Myron Healey), a notorious gunman once jailed by Dave is being released from prison, sends for him and hires him to get rid of Dave, who is close to discovering that the stolen gold has been cast as newspaper type and shipped east.
Hot Rod (1950) as Photography
A young man restores an old car behind his disapproving father''''s back.
Alimony (1949) as Director of Photography
Roll Thunder Roll! (1949) as Director of Photography
The Cowboy and the Prizefighter (1949) as Director of Photography
In the fourth and last Red Ryder (following "Ride, Rider, Ride", "Roll, Thunder, Roll" and "The Fighting Redhead" in that order) of the Equity Pictures for Eagle-Lion distribution, filmed in Cinecolor, Red Ryder (Jim Bannon) takes Steve Stevenson (Don Haggerty), who has saved Red's life, to his ranch and gives him a job. Red's aunt, the Duchess (Marin Sais), knew Steve's father (Forrest Taylor), who supposedly committed suicide after losing his ranch betting on a prizefight. Steve refuses to believe that his father took his own life and the Duchess backs him up. On the way to town, Red, Steve, ranch hand Buckshot Blodgett (Emmett Lynn) and Red's young Indian pal, Little Beaver (Don Kay Reynolds as Little Brown Jug), break up an attempted stagecoach robbery. Mark Palmer (John Hart), the gambler who caused the death of Steve's father, is a passenger. In town, Steve meets Sue Evans (Karen Randle), who is going to work for saloon owner Bart Osborne (Marshall Reed). Palmer and Osborne are working together and want Ryder's ranch, and they develop a plan to have Red fight Palmer's pugilist, Bull Massoon (Lou Nova, former fighter who lost a heavyweight championship fight to Joe Louis in 1941, who has never lost in the "film" ring. Steve, a boxer in college, takes Red's place. Steve loses to Massoon, but before Red can determine whether it was a fair fight, a rider reports a robbery of the stage office. Red goes after the outlaws, and the gold is recovered. Red maneuvers a fight with Massoon, and beats him after Massoon drops a piece of lead pipe hidden in his hand. Palmer admits to having murdered Steve's father, and teve learns that Sue was forced to work for Osborne to pay off a debt owed by her brother.
The Fighting Redhead (1949) as Director of Photography
Ride, Ryder, Ride! (1949) as Director of Photography
The Great Dan Patch (1949) as Director of Photography
Parole, Inc. (1948) as Director of Photography
They Raid by Night (1942) as Director of Photography
The British Commandos send Bob Owen (Lyle Talbot) to Norway to prepare for a raid. His mission also includes freeing General Heden (Paul Baratoff) who is being held by the Nazis. His aides include Eric Falken (George Nesie) and Harry (Charles Rogers). Inga (June Duprez), a Norwegian girl to whom Falken was once engaged but who has become the sweetheart of Oberst Von Ritter (Victor Varconi), betrays their hiding place. The three overpower the Gestapo men sent after them, take their uniforms and enter the prison camp and free Heden. The four men then start for the coast to meet the Commando expedition. Inga, who the men still trust, again informs von Ritter and Falken is captured but Bob and Harry escape with the aid of Dalberg, who they thought was a Quisling stooge.
City of Silent Men (1942) as Director of Photography
Man's Country (1938) as Photography
Barefoot Boy (1938) as Photography
A wrongly imprisoned man sends his snobbish son to the country to grow up.
Saleslady (1938) as Director of Photography
Romance of the Limberlost (1938) as Photography
The Port of Missing Girls (1938) as Director of Photography
The Marines Are Here (1938) as Photography
Rose of the Rio Grande (1938) as Director of Photography
Under the Big Top (1938) as Photography
Boy of the Streets (1937) as Director of Photography
A tough street kid tries to use gang violence to break into corrupt city politics.
Breezing Home (1937) as Photography
Draegerman Courage (1937) as Photography
After a mine cave in, the rescue crew risks their lives to search for two trapped miners.
Let Them Live (1937) as Director of Photography
Federal Bullets (1937) as Photography
When the Bureau of Investigation (so-called because Monogram didn't have J. Edgar's stamp of approval) learns that wealthy philanthropist Mrs. Crippen (Zeffie Tilbury) bosses the city's underworld, Federal Agent Tommy Thompson (Milburn Stone) is detailed to uncover evidence that will convict her. Masquerading as a crook, Tommy is saved from jail by the Crippen machine, which is headed by Harker (Selmer Jackson), Mrs. Crippen's lawyer and partner. Tommy joins the gang, wins the old lady's confidence and fall in love with her secretary, Milly (Terry Walker), who is unaware of her employer's criminal activities. Mrs. Crippen is working to save her son John (Matty Fain) from the electric chair. Tommy brings John, who has escaped from the penitentiary, directly to Mrs. Crippen so she can be caught red-handed. Tipped off that the police are closing in, she leaves for her hideout with Tommy, John, Milly (who she has kidnapped) and two henchmen. Harker has discovered Tommy's true identity and relays the information to the gang.
Telephone Operator (1937) as Photography
Paradise Isle (1937) as Photography
A Bride for Henry (1937) as Photography
Headline Crasher (1936) as Photography
Rescue Squad (1935) as Photography
Champagne for Breakfast (1935) as Photography
Coronado (1935) as Photography
Born to Gamble (1935) as Photography
Cowboy Holiday (1935) as Photography
Buck's friend Sheriff Simpson is after the Juarez Kid. Buck knows the Kid and the Sheriff's description does not fit. Buck then meets a one time outlaw who is now the Sheriff's deputy and thinks he is posing as the Kid. When a rancher is killed by the supposed Kid, Buck has a plan utilizing the real Juarez's Kid's ranch that will trap him.
The Spanish Cape Mystery (1935) as Photography
New York detective Ellery Queen travels to the California coast with his friend Judge Macklin for a vacation at a rented cabin. But they don't even have a chance to unpack before they become swept up in a kidnapping and murders involving the Godfrey family who live in the Spanish Cape estate nearby. As bodies drop as often as the tides, and the local police suspect everyone in the Godfrey family, Ellery comes to the rescue and solves the crimes while romancing the family's beautiful daughter Stella.
Here Comes Cookie (1935) as Photography
Rainbow's End (1935) as Photography
Sunset Range (1935) as Photography
The Love Captive (1934) as Camera
Woman Unafraid (1934) as Cinematographer
Beggars in Ermine (1934) as Photography
John Dawson loses control of his factory when he is crippled in an accident caused by a rival. Destitute, he travels the country organizing the homeless to help him regain control of his steel mill.
Eight Girls in a Boat (1934) as Photography
In an exclusive Swiss school for young girls, Crista Storm (Dorothy Wilson) discovers she is going to have a baby, and keeps the secret from everyone but her lover, David Perrin (Douglass Montgomery), a young medical student. Having been in the private school most of her life, she can't confide in her father (Walter Connolly) whom she hardly knows and, while he wishes to but can't afford to marry her, David can't get the approval of his father.
The Loudspeaker (1934) as Photography
Ticket to a Crime (1934) as Camera
A Lady's Profession (1933) as Photography
The Sphinx (1933) as Photography
A man known to be a mute is suspected of committing a murder, as he was noticed at the scene. However, witnesses saw and heard him talking as he was leaving the scene of the crime. The police must determine if he is the actual killer or if he is being framed.
Hello, Everybody! (1933) as Photography
The setting is a farm. Kate Smith and Sally Blane play sisters; assorted relatives live with the sisters, but everyone at home, and in the whole town, depends on Kate to hold everything together. The power company wants to build a dam which will require flooding many of the farms; Kate is holding out; if Kate sells, everyone else will sell; if Kate refuses, the rest of the town will refuse as well. Randolph Scott meets Kate's beautiful sister, Sally Blane, at a dance. Randolph Scott, as it turns out, is an agent for the power company. Kate thinks he's just using Sally; Sally believes that he truly likes her. Randolph comes to the farm and appears to woo Kate. Kate remains unconvinced about selling out, but falls for Randolph.
The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (1933) as Photography
Mama Loves Papa (1933) as Photography
The Phantom Broadcast (1933) as Photography
Devil's Mate (1933) as Photography
Honeymoon Lane (1932) as Photography
If I Had a Million (1932) as Photog "China Shop"
A dying tycoon selects his heirs at random, and each reacts differently to the good fortune.
X Marks the Spot (1931) as Photography
The story begins in 1923 where after an accident, a newspaper reporter (Ford) needs to raise $5,000 to pay for an operation, otherwise his young sister will be crippled for life. The desperate reporter is finally able to get the cash from a shady acquaintance, Riggs (played well by Kohler). Eight years later in New York, circumstances conspire to place the reporter as the number one suspect in the murder of a showgirl. With no witness or alibi, the reporter devises a plan to smoke out the real culprit. A meeting is arranged under the cover of night and to the surprise of both men, the murderer is Riggs. Out of gratitude for past generosity to his sister, the reporter agrees not to expose Riggs, however unwittingly leads the police to him! Riggs is found guilty, and a dramatic scene in the courthouse ensues.
Ten Cents a Dance (1931) as Photography
A taxi dancer with a jealous husband finds herself falling for a wealthy client.
El príncipe gondolero (1931) as Photography
El comediante (1931) as Photography
Mother's Cry (1930) as Director of Photography
A widowed mother struggles to raise her four children.
Captain of the Guard (1930) as Director of Photography
Hide-Out (1930) as Director of Photography
Lonesome (1929) as Director of Photography
A commentary about the lonliness and stress of working-class life in the big city.
The Love Trap (1929) as Director of Photography
Show Boat (1929) as Director of Photography
First screen version of the classic musical about romance among the musical performers on a Mississippi showboat.
Hold Your Man (1929) as Director of Photography
The Mississippi Gambler (1929) as Director of Photography
Scandal (1929) as Director of Photography
Jazz Mad (1928) as Director of Photography
The Man Who Laughs (1928) as Director of Photography
Gwynplaine, son of Lord Clancharlie, has a permanent smile carved on his face by the King, in revenge for Gwynplaine's father's treachery. Gwynplaine is adopted by a travelling showman and becomes a popular idol. He falls in love with the blind Dea. The king dies, and his evil jester tries to destroy or corrupt Gwynplaine. Unlike in the original story by Victor Hugo, the lovers escape to France.
Mother Knows Best (1928) as Director of Photography
Alias the Deacon (1928) as Director of Photography
A Man's Past (1927) as Director of Photography
The Cat and the Canary (1927) as Director of Photography
In this silent film, three potential heirs to a fortune must spend the night in a haunted mansion.
Surrender! (1927) as Director of Photography
Taxi Taxi (1927) as Director of Photography
Butterflies in the Rain (1927) as Director of Photography
The Love Thrill (1927) as Director of Photography
Beware of Widows (1927) as Director of Photography
Tom and His Pals (1926) as Camera
The Traffic Cop (1926) as Director of Photography
The Non-Stop Flight (1926) as Director of Photography
Prisoners of the Storm (1926) as Director of Photography
California Straight Ahead (1925) as Director of Photography
Smilin' at Trouble (1925) as Camera
Secrets of the Night (1925) as Director of Photography
The Plastic Age (1925) as Director of Photography
Hugh Carver is an athletic star and a freshman at Prescott College. He falls in love with Cynthia Day, a popular girl who loves to go to parties. He finds that it is impossible to please her and still keep up with his studies and his athletic training, and soon the two face some difficult decisions.
The Last Edition (1925) as 1st cam
The Other Woman's Story (1925) as Director of Photography
The Burning Trail (1925) as Director of Photography
Seven Days (1925) as Director of Photography
Oh, Doctor (1925) as Director of Photography
The Meddler (1925) as Director of Photography
Love and Glory (1924) as Director of Photography
Flowing Gold (1924) as Director of Photography
Little Old New York (1923) as Director of Photography
Missing Millions (1923) as Director of Photography
The Leopardess (1923) as Director of Photography
Under the Red Robe (1923) as Director of Photography
More To Be Pitied Than Scorned (1922) as Director of Photography
The Lane That Had No Turning (1922) as Director of Photography
Anna Ascends (1922) as Director of Photography
The Bachelor Daddy (1922) as Director of Photography
Behind Masks (1921) as Director of Photography
Dawn of the East (1921) as Director of Photography
Hush Money (1921) as Director of Photography
Little Italy (1921) as Director of Photography
The Plaything of Broadway (1921) as Director of Photography
The Land of Hope (1921) as Director of Photography
Humoresque (1920) as Camera
Young Leon Kanter dreams of being a great violinist. His parents scrape up the money for a violin and for lessons, and Leon rewards them by becoming a great player. But as an adult, Leon finds that people want more from him than just music.
Put Up Your Hands (1919) as Camera
The Hard Rock Breed (1918) as Camera
Fair Enough (1918) as Camera
High Tide (1918) as Camera
The Golden Fleece (1918) as Camera
Kinkaid, Gambler (1916) as Camera

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