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Charles Lamont

Charles Lamont

Birthdate: May 5, 1895

Deathdate: November 12, 1993

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Charles Lamont (5 May 1895 – 12 September 1993) was a prolific film director of over 200 titles, and the producer and writer of many others. He was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, and died in Los Angeles, California, USA. Description above from the Wikipedia article Charles Lamont, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ...detailed bio


The Kettles in the Ozarks (1956)

With Pa out of the way, Ma and the kids head out to help Pa's brother Sedgewick with the his farm in Mournful Hollow, Arkansas. Things get tighter when a couple of bootleggers rent Sedge's barn to manufacture moonshine. With Ma and the kids, the bootleggers get their pay.

Francis in the Haunted House (1956)

Francis in the Haunted House is a 1956 black-and-white comedy film, the last in the Francis the Talking Mule series, but without the talents of previous director Arthur Lubin, human star Donald O'Connor and Francis' best-known voice Chill Wills. In this film, Francis witnesses a murder and befrie...

Carolina Cannonball (1955)

Carolina Cannonball is a musical comedy film, released by Republic Pictures in 1955.

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello are Americans who are stranded in Cairo, Egypt. They happen to overhear Dr. Gustav Zoomer (Kurt Katch) discussing the mummy Klaris, the guardian of the Tomb of Princess Ara. Apparently the mummy has a sacred medallion that shows where the treasure of Princess Ara can b...

Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955)

Harry Pierce (Bud Abbott) and his friend, Willie Piper (Lou Costello), invest $5,000 in a motion picture studio. They are sold a deed to the Edison Studio by a con man, Joe Gorman (Fred Clark), who immediately leaves town with his girlfriend, Leota Van Cleef (Lynn Bari). The couple heads to Holly...

Ma and Pa Kettle at Home (1954)

Ma and Pa head out again to their "old place" after they read their son's contest letter stating that two judges of National Magazine will evaluate the farm for the scholarship contest.

Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)

Orville (Lou Costello) is the oldest orphan at the Hideaway Orphans Home. He accidentally winds up inside a truck heading to a top secret laboratory, where he is placed under the guidance of lab worker Lester (Bud Abbott) to help load supplies onto a rocketship. While onboard, Orville hits the ig...

Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation (1953)

Ma and Pa Kettle are invited, by their in-law counterparts, Jonathan and Elizabeth Parker, to a trip to Paris. Leaving the kids with an Indian babysitter, Ma and Pa head out to France on an airplane. Upon arrival, they get caught into a circle with a famous gang, that wants an envelope that is in...

Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953)

Slim (Bud Abbott) and Tubby (Lou Costello) are American cops in London studying police tactics on the London Police Force. A newspaper reporter, Bruce Adams (Craig Stevens), gets into an altercation at Hyde Park that was instigated by belligerent men who do not believe in women's rights. Vicky Ed...

Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952)

Oliver "Puddin' Head" Johnson (Lou Costello) and Rocky Stonebridge (Bud Abbott) are on their way to Death's Head Tavern, where they work. They encounter Lady Jane (Fran Warren), who asks them to bring a love note to the tavern singer, Bruce Martingale (Bill Shirley). At the tavern, the notorious ...

Comin' Round The Mountain (1951)

Theatrical agent Al Stewart (Bud Abbott) has successfully booked his client, Dorothy McCoy (Dorothy Shay), "The Manhattan Hillbilly", at a New York nightclub. Unfortunately, he has also booked an inept escape artist, The Great Wilbert (Lou Costello), at the same location. During his performance, ...

Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)

Lou Francis (Lou Costello) and Bud Alexander (Bud Abbott) have just graduated from a private detective school. Tommy Nelson (Arthur Franz), a middleweight boxer, comes to them with their first case. Tommy recently escaped from jail, after being accused of murdering his manager, and asks the duo t...

Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town (1950)

After winning the house-of-the-future Ma and Pa are content. Until they receive a notice stating that they have won a contest from the Bubble-Ola Company, and the prize - a free all-paid trip to New York City. Ma tells Pa that they can't go because they have no one to look out for the kids. Meanw...

I Was a Shoplifter (1950)

I Was a Shoplifter is a 1950 American crime film directed by Charles Lamont. It stars Scott Brady as the police detective sergeant Jeff Andrews, who is on a case to stop a gang of shoplifters headed by Herb Claxton (Charles Drake) and Ina Perdue (Andrea King) who are exploiting a wealthy socialit...

Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950)

Bud Jones (Bud Abbott) and Lou Hotchkiss (Lou Costello) are wrestling promoters. Their star, Abdullah (Wee Willie Davis), no longer wishes to follow the script for their crooked matches, especially since he is supposed to lose his next match. Abdullah leaves America to return to his homeland, Alg...

The Egg and I (1947)

It tells the story of a young married couple who become chicken farmers. Betty has been raised to follow her husband's dreams with him, and Bob's dream is to be a successful chicken farmer. The problem is, their home is old and needs to be repaired and the baby chicks need constant care. When a r...

The Runaround (1946)

Two private eyes (Rod Cameron, Broderick Crawford) compete to find an heiress (Ella Raines) and bring her back, unmarried, to New York.

That's the Spirit (1945)

A vaudeville performer returns from the dead to help his wife and daughter, who are being dominated by a greedy banker.

Salome Where She Danced (1945)

The film opens in Virginia in 1865, shortly after General Lee's surrender at Battle of Appomattox Court House. A war correspondent Jim Steed exchanges comments with Count Von Bohlen, an arrogant Prussian army officer serving as a military attaché during the American Civil War. A year later Steed ...

Hit the Ice (1943)

Two sidewalk photographers, Tubby McCoy (Lou Costello) and Flash Fulton (Bud Abbott), aspire to work for the local newspaper. Their childhood friend, Dr. Bill Burns (Patric Knowles), invites them to come along on a call to a building fire. While attempting to photograph the inferno, Tubby is inju...