George Marshall

George Marshall (29 December 1891 – 17 February 1975) was a prolific actor, screenwriter, producer and film and television director of American nationality with a career that spanned a total of six decades.

Biography

Born in Chicago, Illinois, currently few Marshall films are known for the public, except perhaps Destry Rides Again, The Sheepman, and the conquest of the West. Marshall co-directed the last films alongside John Ford, Henry Hathaway and Richard Thorpe, commissioning of the railroad, in which there is a famous Stampede sequence segment.

Although Marshall worked on almost all imaginable films, his career started at the time of the silent film making productions western, a genre that he never completely abandoned. However, already advanced his career was particularly required for comedies. Thus, shot half a dozen movies with Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis, from working with W.C. Fields, Jackie Gleason, and Will Rogers.

George Marshall died in 1975 in Los Angeles, California, of pneumonia. He was buried in the Holy Cross cemetery in Culver City, California.

For his contribution to the film industry, George Marshall was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood Boulevard 7048.

Selected filmography

* Across the Rio Grande (1916)

* The Waiters’ Ball (1916)

* The Committee on Credentials (1916)

* Love’s Lariat (1916)

* A woman’s Eyes (1916)

* The Devil’s Own (1916)

* Double Suspicion (1917)

* The Midnight Flyer (1918)

* The Adventures of Ruth (1919)

* Ruth of the Rockies (1920)

* Pack Up Your Troubles (1932)

* Their First Mistake (1932)

* Towed in a Hole (1932)

* 365 Nights in Hollywood (1934)

* Life Begins at Forty (1935)

* In Old Kentucky (1935)

* Show Them No Mercy! (1935)

* Love Under Fire (1937)

* The Goldwyn Follies (1938)

* You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man (1939)

* Destry Rides Again (1939)

* The breakers (1940)

* When the Daltons Rode (sinister paths) (1940)

* Pot or ‘ Gold (Ark gold) (1941)

* Texas (1941)

* Star Spangled Rhythm (stars Fantasia) (1942)

* The Forest Rangers (hearts on fire) (1942)

* Murder, He Says (1945)

* The Blue Dahlia (blue dahlia) (1946)

* Monsieur Beaucaire (1946)

* The Perils of Pauline (1947)

* Variety Girl (1947)

* Tap Roots (estate of passion) (1948)

* My Friend Irma (1949)

* Never a Dull Moment (what life is!) (1950)

* Fancy Pants (1950)

* The Savage (savage) (1952)

* The breakers (1953)

* Houdini (1953)

* Network Garters (1954)

* Destry (1954)

* The Sheepman (1958)

* Imitation General (1958)

* The Mating Game (how to trap a husband) (1959)

* It Started with a Kiss (started with a Kiss) (1959)

* The Gazebo, A dyed-in-the-wool killed) (1959)

* The conquest of the West (1962) (railway scenes)

* Advance to the Rear (fury of the cowards) (1964)

* Boy, Did I Get to Wrong Number! (1966)

* Eight on the Lam (1967)

* Hook, Line & Sinker (fish fisherman) (1969)

Awards and nominations

Year       Award   Result   Category              Film

1964       Western Heritage Awards            Livestock             Theatrical Motion Picture             The conquest of the West

(shared with John Ford, Henry Hathaway, and James r. Webb)

1967       Laurel Awards   Nominated         Director