Biography

From Wikipedia

Lesley Selander (May 26, 1900 – December 5, 1979) was an

American film director of Westerns and science fiction movies. His career as

director, spanning 127 feature films and dozens of TV episodes, lasted from

1936 to 1968. Before that, Selander was assistant director on films such as The

Cat and the Fiddle (1934), A Night at the Opera (1935), and Fritz Lang's Fury

(1936).

To this day, Selander remains one of the most prolific

directors of feature Westerns in cinema history, having taken the helm for 107

Westerns between his first directorial feature in 1936 and 1967. In 1956, he

was nominated for the Directors Guild of America award for Outstanding

Directorial Achievement in Television, for his work directing a 1954 episode of

Lassie.

From Wikipedia

Lesley Selander (May 26, 1900 – December 5, 1979) was an

American film director of Westerns and science fiction movies. His career as

director, spanning 127 feature films and dozens of TV episodes, lasted from

1936 to 1968. Before that, Selander was assistant director on films such as The

Cat and the Fiddle (1934), A Night at the Opera (1935), and Fritz Lang's Fury

(1936).

To this day, Selander remains one of the most prolific

directors of feature Westerns in cinema history, having taken the helm for 107

Westerns between his first directorial feature in 1936 and 1967. In 1956, he

was nominated for the Directors Guild of America award for Outstanding

Directorial Achievement in Television, for his work directing a 1954 episode of

Lassie.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 148

Birthday 1900-05-26

Day of Death 1979-12-05

Place of Birth Los Angeles - California - USA

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1968 Arizona Bushwhackers Director
1967 Fort Utah Director
1966 The Texican Director
1965 Town Tamer Director
1965 Fort Courageous Director
1965 Convict Stage Director
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode)Director
1960 The Tall Man (2 episodes)Director
1960 Overland Trail (1 episode)Director
1959 Laramie (14 episodes)Director
1958 Cannonball (7 episodes)Director
1958 The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold Director
1957 The Wayward Girl Director
1957 Outlaw's Son Director
1957 Revolt at Fort Laramie Director
1957 Tomahawk Trail Director
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (1 episode)Director
1956 Quincannon, Frontier Scout Director
1956 The Broken Star Director
1955 Desert Sands Director
1955 Fort Yuma Director
1955 Tall Man Riding Director
1955 Shotgun Director
1954 Lassie (23 episodes)Director
1954 Return from the Sea Director
1954 The Yellow Tomahawk Director
1954 Arrow In The Dust Director
1954 Dragonfly Squadron Director
1953 The Royal African Rifles Director
1953 Fighter Attack Director
1953 Fort Algiers Director
1953 War Paint Director
1953 Cow Country Director
1953 Fort Vengeance Director
1952 The Raiders Director
1952 Battle Zone Director
1952 Flat Top Director
1952 Desert Passage Director
1952 Road Agent Director
1952 Trail Guide Director
1952 Fort Osage Director
1951 Overland Telegraph Director
1951 Flight to Mars Director
1951 Pistol Harvest Director
1951 The Highwayman Director
1951 Gunplay Director
1951 Cavalry Scout Director
1951 I Was an American Spy Director
1951 Saddle Legion Director
1951 Law of the Badlands Director
1950 Short Grass Director
1950 The Kangaroo Kid Director
1950 Rio Grande Patrol Director
1950 Rider from Tucson Director
1950 Storm Over Wyoming Director
1950 Dakota Lil Director
1950 Riders of the Range Director
1949 The Mysterious Desperado Director
1949 Masked Raiders Director
1949 Stampede Director
1949 The Sky Dragon Director
1949 Rustlers Director
1949 Brothers in the Saddle Director
1948 Indian Agent Director
1948 Strike It Rich Director
1948 Belle Starr's Daughter Director
1948 Guns of Hate Director
1948 Panhandle Director
1947 The Red Stallion Director
1947 Blackmail Director
1947 Robin Hood Of Texas Director
1947 Saddle Pals Director
1947 Last Frontier Uprising Director
1946 Out California Way Director
1946 Night Train to Memphis Director
1946 Traffic in Crime Director
1946 Passkey to Danger Director
1946 The Catman of Paris Director
1945 The Fatal Witness Director
1945 Jungle Raiders Director
1945 Phantom of the Plains Director
1945 Trail of Kit Carson Director
1945 Three's a Crowd Director
1945 The Vampire's Ghost Director
1945 Great Stagecoach Robbery Director
1944 Sheriff of Las Vegas Director
1944 Firebrands Of Arizona Director
1944 Sheriff of Sundown Director
1944 Cheyenne Wildcat Director
1944 Stagecoach to Monterey Director
1944 Bordertown Trail Director
1944 Call of the Rockies Director
1944 Forty Thieves Director
1944 Lumberjack Director
1943 Riders of the Deadline Director
1943 Bar 20 Director
1943 Colt Comrades Director
1943 Buckskin Frontier Director
1943 Border Patrol Director
1942 Lost Canyon Director
1942 Red River Robin Hood Director
1942 Undercover Man Director
1942 Bandit Ranger Director
1942 Thundering Hoofs Director
1941 Stick to Your Guns Director
1941 Riders of the Timberline Director
1941 Wide Open Town Director
1941 Pirates on Horseback Director
1941 The Roundup Director
1941 Doomed Caravan Director
1940 Three Men From Texas Director
1940 Cherokee Strip Director
1940 Stagecoach War Director
1940 Hidden Gold Director
1940 The Light of Western Stars Director
1940 Knights of the Range Director
1940 Santa Fe Marshal Director
1939 Range War Director
1939 Renegade Trail Director
1939 Heritage of the Desert Director
1939 Silver on the Sage Director
1939 Sunset Trail Director
1938 The Frontiersmen Director
1938 The Mysterious Rider Director
1938 Pride of the West Director
1938 Bar 20 Justice Director
1938 Heart of Arizona Director
1938 Cassidy of Bar 20 Director
1938 Partners of the Plains Director
1937 Black Aces Director
1937 Hopalong Rides Again Director
1937 Smoke Tree Range Director
1937 Left-Handed Law Director
1937 Sandflow Director
1936 Empty Saddles Director
1936 Ride 'Em Cowboy Director
1936 Fury Assistant Director
1936 Moonlight Murder Assistant Director
1936 The Garden Murder Case Assistant Director
1935 A Night at the Opera Assistant Director
1934 What Every Woman Knows Assistant Director
1934 The Thin Man Assistant Director
1934 Manhattan Melodrama Assistant Director
1933 The Warrior's Husband Assistant Director
1933 Broadway Bad Assistant Director
1931 The Spider Assistant Director
1925 Durand of the Bad Lands Assistant Director

Writing

1952 The Raiders Screenplay

Camera

1925 Wolf Blood Director of Photography

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