|Born||May 7, 1899|
Arizona, United States
|Died||January 16, 1973 73) (aged|
Bert Gilroy (May 7, 1899 – January 16, 1973) was an American film producer of the 1930s and 1940s. Born in Arizona in 1899, he began his Hollywood career behind the scenes on the 1926 silent film Pals in Paradise. In 1934, he began producing by overseeing short films for RKO Radio Pictures with Bandits and Ballads, a musical short.After four years of producing shorts, he would be given a chance at producing a full-length feature at RKO, with the western film, Gun Law . Later that year he would produce Painted Desert, a remake of the 1931 film The Painted Desert for which he was the assistant director, and was memorable as containing the first speaking role for Clark Gable. During the decade he was active, he would produce over 150 short and feature films. His feature films would overwhelmingly consist of westerns, many of which would star RKO's leading western star of the 1930s, Tim Holt. Gilroy spent almost his entire career at RKO studios, after its creation in 1929. His last credited film on which he was an associate producer on in 1946, Hollywood Bound was a compilation of three 1930s Betty Grable RKO short subjects that was released by Astor Pictures.
(as per AFI's database)
|1926||Pals in Paradise||Production manager|
|1927||Jewels of Desire||Production manager|
|1930||Swing High||Assistant Director|
|1931||The Painted Desert||Assistant Director|
|1932||A Woman Commands||Assistant Director|
|1933||Flying Down to Rio||Assistant Director, Unit Manager|
|1936||Mary of Scotland||Unit Manager|
|1938||The Renegade Ranger||Producer|
|1939||The Fighting Gringo||Producer|
|1939||The Rookie Cop||Producer|
|1939||Racketeers of the Range||Producer|
|1939||The Marshal of Mesa City||Producer|
|1939||Trouble in Sundown||Producer|
|1940||The Fargo Kid||Producer|
|1940||Pop Always Pays||Producer|
|1940||Legion of the Lawless||Producer|
|1940||Stage to Chino||Producer|
|1941||Along the Rio Grande||Producer|
|1941||The Bandit Trail||Producer|
|1941||Come on Danger||Producer|
|1941||Cyclone on Horseback||Producer|
|1941||Robbers of the Range||Producer|
|1941||Six-Gun Gold||Producer, screenplay|
|1942||Land of the Open Range||Producer|
|1942||Mexican Spitfire's Elephant||Producer|
|1942||Pirates of the Prairie||Producer|
|1942||Riding the Wind||Producer|
|1942||Red River Robin Hood||Producer|
|1943||Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event||Producer|
|1943||Rookies in Burma||Producer|
|1943||The Avenging Rider||Producer|
|1943||The Adventures of a Rookie||Producer|
|1946||Hollywood Bound||Associate Producer|
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