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Joseph M. Newman is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Assistant Director American born on 7 august 1909 at Logan (USA)

Joseph M. Newman

Joseph M. Newman
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Nationality USA
Birth 7 august 1909 at Logan (USA)
Death 23 january 2006 (at 96 years) at Simi Valley (USA)

Joseph M. Newman (August 17, 1909 – January 23, 2006) was an American film director most famous for his 1955 film This Island Earth. His credits include episodes of The Twilight Zone and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.

He was nominated for two Academy Awards in the now defunct category of Assistant Director, for David Copperfield and San Francisco.

Best films

The Merry Widow (1934)
(Assistant Director)

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Filmography of Joseph M. Newman (31 films)

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Actor

The Gunfight at Dodge City, 1h21
Directed by Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Action, Western
Actors Joel McCrea, Julie Adams, John McIntire, Richard Anderson, Nancy Gates, James Westerfield
Rating61% 3.09633.09633.09633.09633.0963
Après avoir abattu un officier de la Cavalerie par légitime défense pour une histoire de femme, le chasseur Bat Masterson se rend dans la ville de Dodge City où il retrouve son frère Ed, devenu marshall. Avec le soutien de sa fiancée Pauline et de son beau-père, le révérend Howard, Ed présente sa candidature pour le poste de shérif, face au corrompu Jim Regan. Bat décide alors de s'installer dans la ville. Il se lie vite d'amitié avec le docteur Sam Tremain puis s'éprend de la jolie Lily, une veuve qui peine à gérer le Saloon Lady Gay. Pour l'aider à remonter ses finances, Bat devient joueur professionnel, s'associe avec elle et investit une forte somme d'argent. Le succès du Saloon cause des problèmes de jalousie puis, un soir, Ed est tué par Dave Rudabaugh, cousin de l'officier que Bat a jadis abattu. Lassés par la violence perpétrée par les hommes de Regan, les notables de la ville décident de nommer Bat au poste de shérif afin de faire régner la loi.
Pony Soldier, 1h22
Directed by Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Tyrone Power, Robert Horton, Thomas Gomez, Cameron Mitchell, Stuart Randall, Anthony Earl Numkena
Roles Réalisateur
Rating60% 3.0491053.0491053.0491053.0491053.049105
In 1876, the North-West Mounted Police send Constable Duncan MacDonald (Tyrone Power) and a blackmailed Blackfoot scout (Thomas Gomez) to get the Cree to sign Treaty 6 with The Crown. Initially hostile, the Cree are influenced by a Fata Morgana type mirage that they mistake for the power of Queen Victoria.

Director

A Thunder of Drums, 1h37
Directed by Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Richard Boone, George Hamilton, Luana Patten, Arthur O'Connell, Charles Bronson, Richard Chamberlain
Rating60% 3.0016553.0016553.0016553.0016553.001655
1st Lieutenant Curtis McQuade (Hamilton), a cavalry officer without field experience, is assigned to a remote, understaffed post where he attempts to adjust to this new life under the once-disgraced Captain Maddocks (Boone).
King of the Roaring 20's: The Story of Arnold Rothstein, 1h46
Directed by Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors David Janssen, Dianne Foster, Jack Carson, Diana Dors, Dan O'Herlihy, Mickey Shaughnessy
Rating59% 2.9605252.9605252.9605252.9605252.960525
Arnold Rothstein gains a reputation in 1920s New York City as an expert gambler. He so impresses mob boss Big Tim O'Brien that he is given a job in his illegal enterprises.
The Lawbreakers, 1h19
Directed by Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Jack Warden, Vera Miles, William Smith, Robert Douglas, Arch Johnson, Noreen Corcoran
Rating69% 3.484363.484363.484363.484363.48436
Allen Bardeman (Robert Douglas) is a prominent, married lawyer who collects money from the numbers racket for the syndicate. His legal secretary, Angela Walsh (Vera Miles), is also his mistress, and he provides her with a house of her own, where Sam Henry (Robert Bailey) – a corrupt New York City administrator who acts as a "bag man" for the syndicate – makes a weekly visit to pick up money from Bardeman. Bardeman‍ '​s lavish lifestyle and tax problems have placed him deeply in debt. Angela urges him to solve his money problems by staging a robbery of the syndicate‍ '​s money, using a man he knows will do it for him. She then visits Ed Rackin (Ken Lynch), a nightclub owner who looks out for the syndicate‍ '​s local interests and who Henry also visits to collect syndicate numbers proceeds. Their conversation reveals that Bardeman is unaware that they know one another, and that Angela is scheming with Rackin to make off with Bardeman‍ '​s money after the staged robbery and run off together.
The Big Circus, 1h48
Directed by Irwin Allen, Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Circus films
Actors Victor Mature, Red Buttons, Rhonda Fleming, Vincent Price, Kathryn Crosby, Peter Lorre
Rating63% 3.1507653.1507653.1507653.1507653.150765
Hank Whirling (Mature) needs a bank loan to keep his Whirling Circus going. He gets it from a stuffy New York City bank, but only on the condition he take along accountant Randy Sherman (Red Buttons) and publicist Helen Harrison (Rhonda Fleming) to help the circus turn a profit.
Tarzan, The Ape Man, 1h22
Directed by Joseph M. Newman
Genres Action, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about children, Tarzan films
Actors Denny Miller, Joanna Barnes, Cesare Danova, Robert Douglas
Rating41% 2.0991252.0991252.0991252.0991252.099125
The plot of the film reprises that of the 1932 version, with James Parker (Douglas) Harry Holt (Danova) and Parker's daughter Jane (Barnes) on an expedition in Africa in which they encounter Tarzan, a wild man raised by apes. Various adventures ensue.
The Gunfight at Dodge City, 1h21
Directed by Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Action, Western
Actors Joel McCrea, Julie Adams, John McIntire, Richard Anderson, Nancy Gates, James Westerfield
Rating61% 3.09633.09633.09633.09633.0963
Après avoir abattu un officier de la Cavalerie par légitime défense pour une histoire de femme, le chasseur Bat Masterson se rend dans la ville de Dodge City où il retrouve son frère Ed, devenu marshall. Avec le soutien de sa fiancée Pauline et de son beau-père, le révérend Howard, Ed présente sa candidature pour le poste de shérif, face au corrompu Jim Regan. Bat décide alors de s'installer dans la ville. Il se lie vite d'amitié avec le docteur Sam Tremain puis s'éprend de la jolie Lily, une veuve qui peine à gérer le Saloon Lady Gay. Pour l'aider à remonter ses finances, Bat devient joueur professionnel, s'associe avec elle et investit une forte somme d'argent. Le succès du Saloon cause des problèmes de jalousie puis, un soir, Ed est tué par Dave Rudabaugh, cousin de l'officier que Bat a jadis abattu. Lassés par la violence perpétrée par les hommes de Regan, les notables de la ville décident de nommer Bat au poste de shérif afin de faire régner la loi.
Fort Massacre, 1h20
Directed by Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Action, Western
Actors Joel McCrea, Forrest Tucker, Susan Cabot, John Russell, George N. Neise, Anthony Caruso
Rating62% 3.148833.148833.148833.148833.14883
An embittered cavalry sergeant must take over his regiment after their commanding officer is killed during an ambush. Vinson is driven by his hatred of Apaches, who were responsible for the death of his wife and children. He and his remaining men, including Travis and McGurney, try to ride 100 miles to the safety of Fort Crane, a fictional analogue of Fort Craig in New Mexico territory. Along the way they attack an Indian band, despite being heavily outnumbered. Vinson's vengeance knows no bounds, until Travis is ultimately forced to take a stand and confront him.
Flight to Hong Kong, 1h28
Directed by Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Rory Calhoun, Barbara Rush, Patrick Douglas "Pat" Conway, Mel Welles, Timothy Carey, Werner Klemperer
Rating55% 2.792732.792732.792732.792732.79273
International smuggler Tony Dumont is aboard a plane carrying a shipment of industrial diamonds. It is hijacked by men who flee with the gems. Tony and other passengers, including famed author Pamela Vincent, are flown to Hong Kong, where he doesn't get to say goodbye because Pamela is mobbed by the press.
This Island Earth, 1h27
Directed by Jack Arnold, Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films based on science fiction novels, Musical films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue, Rex Reason, Lance Fuller, Russell Johnson, Douglas Spencer
Rating59% 2.9503852.9503852.9503852.9503852.950385
Dr. Cal Meacham (Reason), a noted scientist and jet pilot, is sent an unusual substitute for electronic condensers that he ordered. Instead, he receives instructions and parts to build a complex communication device called an interocitor. Although neither Meacham nor his assistant Joe Wilson (Robert Nichols) have heard of such a device, they immediately begin construction. When they finish, a mysterious man named Exeter (Morrow) appears on the device's screen and tells Meacham he has passed the test. His ability to build the interocitor demonstrates that he is gifted enough to be part of Exeter's special research project.
The Human Jungle, 1h22
Directed by Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Noir, Crime
Actors Gary Merrill, Jan Sterling, Regis Toomey, Lamont Johnson, Chuck Connors, Paula Raymond
Rating57% 2.887582.887582.887582.887582.88758
A Chicago, le capitaine Danforth (Gary Merrill) s'apprête à quitter la police après dix années de service pour devenir avocat. Il mène une dernière enquête sur le meurtre d'une danseuse et, en parallèle, se voit proposer par son supérieur un dernier défi : rétablir l'ordre dans un commissariat situé dans les quartiers pauvres et malfamés de la ville
Dangerous Crossing, 1h15
Directed by Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Jeanne Crain, Michael Rennie, Mary Anderson, Max Showalter, Carl Betz, Willis Bouchey
Rating69% 3.494493.494493.494493.494493.49449
Attractive newlywed Ruth (Stanton) Bowman (Jeanne Crain) joyously starts a honeymoon cruise to Europe with her husband John (Carl Betz), only to have him go missing shortly after they check into their room on board. Compounding her confusion, Ruth finds that she is registered solo under her maiden name in a different cabin and that none of the crew members who could have seen her husband on the ship remember him. These include the ship's purser, (Gayne Whitman), stewardess Anna Quinn (Mary Anderson), and second officer Jim Logan (Max Showalter). When she talks to the captain (Willis Bouchey), he notices that Ruth isn't even wearing a wedding ring, and the crew begins to suggest that she is mentally unbalanced.