Stuart Heisler

Director, 2nd unit director, Editor
With a successful directing career, Stuart Heisler boasts the ability to create compelling screen images. Heisler worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Condemned" (1929), "His ... Read more »
Born: 12/05/1896 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Director (13)

Maverick 1955 - 1963 (Tv Show)

Director

Screen Director's Playhouse 1955 - 1956, 1962 - 1963 (Tv Show)

Director

The Dakotas 1962 - 1963 (Tv Show)

Director

The Roaring Twenties 1955 - 1956, 1960 - 1963 (Tv Show)

Director

Hitler 1961 (Movie)

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The Burning Hills 1956 (Movie)

(Director)

The Lone Ranger 1956 (Movie)

(Director)

I Died a Thousand Times 1955 (Movie)

(Director)

Beachhead 1954 (Movie)

(Director)

The Star 1953 (Movie)

(Director)

Storm Warning 1951 (Movie)

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Chain Lightning 1950 (Movie)

(Director)

Tokyo Joe 1949 (Movie)

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Editor (3)

Klondike Annie 1935 (Movie)

(Editor)

Peter Ibbetson 1934 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Kid From Spain 1931 (Movie)

(Editor)

Biography

With a successful directing career, Stuart Heisler boasts the ability to create compelling screen images. Heisler worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Condemned" (1929), "His Captive Woman" (1929) and "Raffles" (1930) starring Ronald Colman. He also contributed to "The Barker" (1928), "The Greeks Had a Word For Them" (1932) and "The Kid From Spain" (1932). In the thirties and the forties, Heisler devoted his time to various credits, such as "Poppy" with W C Fields (1936), "The Big Broadcast of 1937" with Jack Benny (1936) and "The Biscuit Eater" with Billy Lee (1940). He also worked on "The Monster and the Girl" (1941) starring Ellen Drew. Toward the end of his career, Heisler directed "Storm Warning" (1951), the romance "Saturday Island" (1952) with Linda Darnell and the drama "The Star" (1953) with Bette Davis. He also appeared in "Beachhead" (1954) and the Jack Palance crime adaptation "I Died a Thousand Times" (1955). Heisler was most recently credited in "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid" (1982). Heisler passed away in August 1979 at the age of 83.

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