Biography

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Sidney Salkow (June 16, 1909 – October 18, 1998 in New York, New York) was an American film director (more than 50 motion pictures), screen writer, and television director.

Salkow was educated at the City College of New York, Columbia University and Harvard Law School. After school he returned to New York City and became an assistant director of theater and playwright. Later on he then established himself as a theatrical director. In 1932, he joined up with the film industry starting as a dialogue director but soon later, after achieving the ranks, he became a prolific writer/director of such films as Sitting Bull, Twice-Told Tales, and The Last Man on Earth (the last two both starring Vincent Price).

Additionally, Salkow directed episodes of many popular TV series including Lassie, The Cisco Kid, and The Addams Family.

At the age of 59, Salkow retired from directing, and taught film courses at California State University-Northridge, where he became a professor emeritus and headed the film side of the Radio, Television and Film Department. He died October 18, 1998 in Valley Village, California from natural causes at the age of 89.

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

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Sidney Salkow (June 16, 1909 – October 18, 1998 in New York, New York) was an American film director (more than 50 motion pictures), screen writer, and television director.

Salkow was educated at the City College of New York, Columbia University and Harvard Law School. After school he returned to New York City and became an assistant director of theater and playwright. Later on he then established himself as a theatrical director. In 1932, he joined up with the film industry starting as a dialogue director but soon later, after achieving the ranks, he became a prolific writer/director of such films as Sitting Bull, Twice-Told Tales, and The Last Man on Earth (the last two both starring Vincent Price).

Additionally, Salkow directed episodes of many popular TV series including Lassie, The Cisco Kid, and The Addams Family.

At the age of 59, Salkow retired from directing, and taught film courses at California State University-Northridge, where he became a professor emeritus and headed the film side of the Radio, Television and Film Department. He died October 18, 1998 in Valley Village, California from natural causes at the age of 89.

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

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 68

Birthday 1909-06-16

Day of Death 2000-10-18

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Sid Salkow

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1965 The Murder Game Director
1965 The Great Sioux Massacre Director
1964 Blood on the Arrow Director
1964 The Addams Family (4 episodes)Director
1964 The Quick Gun Director
1964 The Last Man on Earth Director
1964 The Long Rifle and the Tomahawk Director
1963 Twice-Told Tales Director
1960 The Roaring 20's (2 episodes)Director
1960 Surfside 6 (3 episodes)Director
1960 The Big Night Director
1960 Overland Trail (3 episodes)Director
1958 77 Sunset Strip (3 episodes)Director
1958 Bronco (1 episode)Director
1957 Maverick (2 episodes)Director
1957 Chicago Confidential Director
1957 Gun Duel In Durango Director
1957 Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (1 episode)Director
1957 The Iron Sheriff Director
1957 Along the Mohawk Trail Director
1956 State Trooper (3 episodes)Director
1956 Gun Brothers Director
1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (2 episodes)Director
1955 Fury (1 episode)Director
1955 Robbers' Roost Director
1955 Las Vegas Shakedown Director
1954 Sitting Bull Director
1954 Lassie (9 episodes)Director
1953 Raiders of the Seven Seas Director
1953 Jack McCall Desperado Director
1953 Prince of Pirates Director
1952 The Pathfinder Director
1952 The Golden Hawk Director
1952 Cavalcade of America (2 episodes)Director
1952 Scarlet Angel Director
1950 Shadow of the Eagle Director
1950 Fugitive Lady Director
1948 Sword of the Avenger Director
1947 Bulldog Drummond at Bay Director
1946 Faithful in My Fashion Director
1943 The Boy from Stalingrad Director
1943 City Without Men Director
1942 Flight Lieutenant Director
1942 The Adventures of Martin Eden Director
1941 Tillie the Toiler Director
1941 Time Out for Rhythm Director
1941 The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance Director
1940 The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date Director
1940 Girl from God's Country Director
1940 The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady Director
1940 The Lone Wolf Strikes Director
1940 Cafe Hostess Director
1939 Flight at Midnight Director
1939 She Married a Cop Director
1939 The Zero Hour Director
1939 Street of Missing Men Director
1939 Woman Doctor Director
1939 Fighting Thoroughbreds Director
1938 Storm Over Bengal Director
1937 Girl Overboard Director
1936 Four Days' Wonder Director

Writing

1965 The Great Sioux Massacre Story
1955 Robbers' Roost Screenplay
1953 Raiders of the Seven Seas Screenplay Story
1950 The Admiral Was a Lady Writer
1941 The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance Screenplay Story
1940 The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date Story Screenplay
1938 Come On, Leathernecks! Story
1938 Prison Nurse Screenplay
1937 Exclusive Screenplay
1936 Murder with Pictures Screenplay
1936 Rhythm on the Range Screenplay
1933 Supernatural Dialogue

Production

1948 Sword of the Avenger Producer

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