|Died||May 4, 1960 61) (aged|
|Occupation||Producer, Writer, Director|
|Years active||1927–1957 (film)|
Colbert Clark (August 31, 1898 – May 4, 1960) was an American screenwriter, film director and film producer. He particularly specialized in making western films.
As a producer at Columbia Pictures, Clark was responsible for resuming production of Durango Kid films in 1945, with The Return of the Durango Kid being the first of 64 movies about the character produced from 1945 through 1952.
John Brown was an American college football player and film actor billed as John Mack Brown at the height of his screen career. He acted and starred mainly in Western films.
Lester Alvin Burnett, better known as Smiley Burnette, was an American country music performer and a comedic actor in Western films and on radio and TV, playing sidekick to Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, and other B-movie cowboys. He was also a prolific singer-songwriter who is reported to have played proficiently over 100 musical instruments, sometimes more than one simultaneously. His career, beginning in 1934, spanned four decades, including a regular role on CBS-TV's Petticoat Junction in the 1960s.
Charles Robert Starrett was an American actor best known for his starring role in the Durango Kid western series.
Sam Katzman was an American film producer and director. Katzman produced low-budget genre films, including serials, which had disproportionately high returns for the studios and his financial backers.
Tom Tyler was an American actor known for his leading roles in low-budget Western films in the silent and sound eras, and for his portrayal of superhero Captain Marvel in the 1941 serial film The Adventures of Captain Marvel. Tyler also played Kharis in 1940's The Mummy's Hand, a popular Universal Studios monster film.
John Wilkinson English was a British film editor and film director. He is most famous for the film serials he co-directed with William Witney for Republic Pictures such as Zorro's Fighting Legion and Drums of Fu Manchu.
John Samuel Ingram was an American film and television actor. He appeared in many serials and Westerns between 1935 and 1966.
Edward Carlingford Waller was an American stage, film and television actor.
Al Ferguson was an Irish-born American film actor.
William A. Berke was an American film director, producer, actor and screenwriter. He wrote, directed, and/or produced some 200 films over a three-decade career.
Edwin Forrest Taylor was an American character actor whose artistic career spanned six different decades, from silents through talkies to the advent of color films.
Harry William Harvey Sr. was an American actor of theatre, film, and television. He was the father of actor, script supervisor, and director Harry William Harvey Jr. He is best known for his performances on The Roy Rogers Show (1951-1957), and The Lone Ranger (1949).
The Durango Kid is a 1940 American Western directed by Lambert Hillyer, starring Charles Starrett, Luana Walters and Kenneth McDonald. This is the first of 65 Durango Kid movies Starrett made at Columbia Pictures.
Stephen Auer was a Hungarian-born American film producer.
Paul Borofsky was a Russian-born American film editor.
Charles Clague (1890–1962) was a British-born art director who worked in Hollywood films. He was employed by Columbia Pictures during the 1940s and early 1950s.
Edward Curtiss was an American film editor who worked in Hollywood from the 1920s through the 1960s.
Fayte M. Browne was an American cinematographer who worked in Hollywood—primarily at Columbia Pictures—from the 1930s through the 1950s.
Wade Crosby was an actor in American films. He was also part of radio programs. He was in several Republic Pictures films.
William A. Sickner (1890–1967) was a American cinematographer. He worked prolifically in film and later television. He worked for a number of studios, particularly Universal and Monogram Pictures.