George Sherman

Director, Producer
Workman-like technician who began turning out low-budget Westerns for Republic in 1937. By the mid-1940s Sherman worked his way up to medium-budget oaters and various fare for Columbia and Univeral among other studios ... Read more »
Born: 07/14/1908 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Director (52)

Gentle Ben 1967 - 1969, 1976 - 1978 (Tv Show)

Director

Mobile One 1967 - 1969, 1975 - 1978 (Tv Show)

Director

Nashville 99 1976 - 1978 (Tv Show)

Director

Sam 1977 - 1978 (Tv Show)

Director

Screen Director's Playhouse 1955 - 1956, 1967 - 1969, 1975 - 1978 (Tv Show)

Director

Big Jake 1971 (Movie)

(Director)

Panic Button 1963 (Movie)

(Director)

The Fiercest Heart 1961 (Movie)

(Director)

Hell Bent For Leather 1960 (Movie)

(Director)

The Enemy General 1960 (Movie)

(Director)

The Wizard of Baghdad 1960 (Movie)

(Director)

Son of Robin Hood 1958 (Movie)

(Director)

Chief Crazy Horse 1955 (Movie)

(Director)

Comanche 1955 (Movie)

(Director)

Count Three and Pray 1955 (Movie)

(Director)

The Treasure of Pancho Villa 1955 (Movie)

(Director)

Johnny Dark 1954 (Movie)

(Director)

War Arrow 1953 (Movie)

(Director)

Against All Flags 1951 (Movie)

(Director)

Tomahawk 1951 (Movie)

(Director)

The Lady and the Monster 1944 (Movie)

(Director)

The Sombrero Kid 1941 (Movie)

(Director)

The New Frontier 1938 (Movie)

(Director)

The Night Riders 1938 (Movie)

(Director)

Three Texas Steers 1938 (Movie)

(Director)

Wyoming Outlaw 1938 (Movie)

(Director)

Overland Stage Raiders 1937 (Movie)

(Director)

Pals of the Saddle 1937 (Movie)

(Director)

Red River Range 1937 (Movie)

(Director)

Santa Fe Stampede 1937 (Movie)

(Director)

Arizona Terrors (Movie)

(Director)

Black Bart (Movie)

(Director)

Colorado Sunset (Movie)

(Director)

False Faces (Movie)

(Director)

For the Love of Mike (Movie)

(Director)

Larceny (Movie)

(Director)

Mexicali Rose (Movie)

(Director)

One Man's Law (Movie)

(Director)

Rhythm of the Saddle (Movie)

(Director)

Smoky (Movie)

(Director)

Sword in the Desert (Movie)

(Director)

The Bandit of Sherwood Forest (Movie)

(Director)

The Battle at Apache Pass (Movie)

(Director)

The Crime Doctor's Courage (Movie)

(Director)

The Golden Horde (Movie)

(Director)

The Lone Hand (Movie)

(Director)

The Sleeping City (Movie)

(Director)

The Trail Blazers (Movie)

(Director)

The Veils of Bagdad (Movie)

(Director)

Under Texas Skies (Movie)

(Director)

Wild Horse Rodeo (Movie)

(Director)

Yes Sir, That's My Baby (Movie)

(Director)
Producer (11)

Hello Down There 1969 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Comancheros 1961 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Fiercest Heart 1961 (Movie)

(Producer)

Son of Robin Hood 1958 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Lady and the Monster 1944 (Movie)

(Producer)

Arizona Terrors (Movie)

(Producer)

Daniel Boone (TV Show)

Producer

False Faces (Movie)

(Producer)

For the Love of Mike (Movie)

(Producer)

Little Mo (TV Show)

Producer

One Man's Law (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (1)

Gosford Park 2001 (Movie)

Beater (Actor)
Writer (1)

In Old Monterey (Movie)

(Screen Story)

Biography

Workman-like technician who began turning out low-budget Westerns for Republic in 1937. By the mid-1940s Sherman worked his way up to medium-budget oaters and various fare for Columbia and Univeral among other studios. He directed John Wayne in "The Three Mesquiteers" series at the beginning of the actor's career, and his final film, "Big Jake" (1971), once again starred Wayne. All said and done, Sherman rustled up over 100 films and approximately 250 TV segments.

Relationships

Cleo Sherman

Wife
married c. 1983

Milestones

1937

Directorial debut, "Wild Horse Rodeo"

Made his way to California aboard the S.S. Mongolia as a cabin boy at age 14; jumped ship at Los Angeles harbor and got a job in the Warner Bros. Mail room; then worked way up film production ladder from go-fer to third assistant director, second assistan

Directed John Wayne in "The Three Mesquiteers" series when Wayne was beginning career and made his final film "Big Jake" (1971), starring Wayne

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