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Lew Landers (January 2, 1901 - December 16, 1962) was a prolific American film and television director.

Born Louis Friedlander in New York City, Lew Landers began his movie career as an actor. In 1914 he appeared in two features, D. W. Griffith's drama The Escape and the comedy short Admission – Two Pins, opposite Glen White, under his birth name. He began making films in the 1930s, one of his first being the Boris Karloff / Bela Lugosi thriller The Raven (1935). After directing a few more features, he changed his name to Lew Landers and went on to direct more than 100 films in a variety of genres, including westerns, comedy and horror films. He worked for every major film studio—and many minor ones—during his career. In the 1950s he began to alternate his film work with directing television series, including two episodes of Adventures of Superman that were shot in black and white in under a week.

On December 16, 1962, Landers died of a heart attack. His grave is located at Chapel of the Pines Crematory.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Lew Landers, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lew Landers (January 2, 1901 - December 16, 1962) was a prolific American film and television director.

Born Louis Friedlander in New York City, Lew Landers began his movie career as an actor. In 1914 he appeared in two features, D. W. Griffith's drama The Escape and the comedy short Admission – Two Pins, opposite Glen White, under his birth name. He began making films in the 1930s, one of his first being the Boris Karloff / Bela Lugosi thriller The Raven (1935). After directing a few more features, he changed his name to Lew Landers and went on to direct more than 100 films in a variety of genres, including westerns, comedy and horror films. He worked for every major film studio—and many minor ones—during his career. In the 1950s he began to alternate his film work with directing television series, including two episodes of Adventures of Superman that were shot in black and white in under a week.

On December 16, 1962, Landers died of a heart attack. His grave is located at Chapel of the Pines Crematory.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Lew Landers, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 144

Birthday 1901-01-02

Day of Death 1962-12-16

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Louis Friedlander
  • Louis Friendlander

Directing TV ShowsMovies

Public Prosecutor (2 episodes)Director
1963 Terrified Director
1959 The Alaskans (1 episode)Director
1958 Bat Masterson (4 episodes)Director
1958 Mackenzie's Raiders (9 episodes)Director
1958 Hot Rod Gang Director
1957 Harbor Command (1 episode)Director
1957 Maverick (2 episodes)Director
1957 Sugarfoot (2 episodes)Director
1956 The Cruel Tower Director
1956 Savage Fury Director
1955 Highway Patrol (10 episodes)Director
1955 Cheyenne (1 episode)Director
1955 Science Fiction Theatre (1 episode)Director
1954 Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl Director
1953 Torpedo Alley Director
1953 Captain John Smith and Pocahontas Director
1953 Topper (5 episodes)Director
1953 I Led Three Lives (7 episodes)Director
1953 Terry and the Pirates (13 episodes)Director
1953 Run for the Hills Director
1953 Man in the Dark Director
1953 Your Favorite Story (3 episodes)Director
1952 Arctic Flight Director
1952 Mr. & Mrs. North (8 episodes)Director
1952 Adventures of Superman (2 episodes)Director
1952 California Conquest Director
1952 Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land Director
1952 Aladdin and His Lamp Director
1951 The Magic Carpet Director
1951 Jungle Manhunt Director
1951 The Adventures of Kit Carson (6 episodes)Director
1951 Hurricane Island Director
1951 The Big Gusher Director
1951 When the Redskins Rode Director
1951 A Yank in Korea Director
1950 Revenue Agent Director
1950 Last of the Buccaneers Director
1950 State Penitentiary Director
1950 Beauty on Parade Director
1950 Dynamite Pass Director
1950 Tyrant of the Sea Director
1950 Chain Gang Director
1950 Davy Crockett, Indian Scout Director
1949 Air Hostess Director
1949 Law of the Barbary Coast Director
1949 Stagecoach Kid Director
1948 Inner Sanctum Director
1948 Adventures of Gallant Bess Director
1948 My Dog Rusty Director
1947 The Son of Rusty Director
1947 Under the Tonto Rim Director
1947 Danger Street Director
1947 Seven Keys to Baldpate Director
1947 Thunder Mountain Director
1947 Doctor Jim Director
1946 Death Valley Director
1946 The Truth About Murder Director
1946 The Mask of Diijon Director
1946 Tokyo Rose Director
1946 A Close Call for Boston Blackie Director
1945 The Enchanted Forest Director
1945 The Windjammer Director
1945 Shadow Of Terror Director
1945 Arson Squad Director
1945 Secrets of a Sorority Girl Director
1945 Trouble Chasers Director
1945 The Power of the Whistler Director
1945 Crime, Inc. Director
1944 I'm from Arkansas Director
1944 Swing in the Saddle Director
1944 U-Boat Prisoner Director
1944 Stars on Parade Director
1944 The Black Parachute Director
1944 Two-Man Submarine Director
1944 The Ghost That Walks Alone Director
1944 Cowboy Canteen Director
1944 Black Arrow Director
1943 The Deerslayer Director
1943 The Return of the Vampire Director
1943 Doughboys in Ireland Director
1943 Redhead from Manhattan Director
1943 Murder in Times Square Director
1943 After Midnight with Boston Blackie Director
1943 Power of the Press Director
1942 Junior Army Director
1942 Stand By All Networks Director
1942 The Boogie Man Will Get You Director
1942 Smith of Minnesota Director
1942 Sabotage Squad Director
1942 Atlantic Convoy Director
1942 Submarine Raider Director
1942 Alias Boston Blackie Director
1942 Canal Zone Director
1942 Cadets On Parade Director
1941 Harvard Here I Come Director
1941 The Stork Pays Off Director
1941 Mystery Ship Director
1941 I Was a Prisoner on Devil's Island Director
1941 The Singing Hill Director
1941 Back in the Saddle Director
1941 Ridin' on a Rainbow Director
1941 Lucky Devils Director
1940 Slightly Tempted Director
1940 Girl from Havana Director
1940 Sing, Dance, Plenty Hot Director
1940 Wagons Westward Director
1940 La Conga Nights Director
1940 Ski Patrol Director
1940 Enemy Agent Director
1940 Honeymoon Deferred Director
1939 Bad Lands Director
1939 Conspiracy Director
1939 The Girl and the Gambler Director
1939 Fixer Dugan Director
1939 Twelve Crowded Hours Director
1939 Pacific Liner Director
1938 Annabel Takes a Tour Director
1938 Smashing the Rackets Director
1938 Sky Giant Director
1938 Condemned Women Director
1938 Blind Alibi Director
1938 Law of the Underworld Director
1938 Double Danger Director
1938 Crashing Hollywood Director
1937 Danger Patrol Director
1937 Living on Love Director
1937 Flight From Glory Director
1937 Border Cafe Director
1937 You Can't Buy Luck Director
1937 The Man Who Found Himself Director
1937 They Wanted to Marry Director
1936 Night Waitress Director
1936 Without Orders Director
1936 Parole! Director
1936 The Adventures of Frank Merriwell Director
1935 Stormy Director
1935 The Raven Director
1935 The Call of the Savage Director
1935 Rustlers of Red Dog Director
1934 Tailspin Tommy Director
1934 The Red Rider Director
1934 The Vanishing Shadow Director

Creator

Public Prosecutor Creator

Writing

1945 Follow That Woman Writer

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