Hollywood Thrill-Makers

Last updated
Hollywood Thrill-Makers
Hollywood Thrill-Makers.jpg
Directed by Bernard B. Ray
Written byJanet Clark
Bernard B. Ray
Produced byMaurice Kosloff
Starring James Gleason
William Henry
Diana Darrin
Cinematography Elmer Dyer
Edited by Robert Jahns
Music byGene Garf
Kolsoff Productions
Distributed by Lippert Pictures
Release date
January 14, 1954
Running time
53 minutes
CountryUnited States
Language English

Hollywood Thrill Makers is a 1954 American action film directed by Bernard B. Ray and starring James Gleason, William Henry and Diana Darrin. It was distributed by Lippert Pictures. [1] It is also known as Hollywood Stuntmen. It follows the lives of several Hollywood stuntmen.




The Monthly Film Bulletin called it an "Ineptly made, hashed up affair." [2]

The Los Angeles Times said "If you're interested in the antics of Hollywood stunt men, this one might interest you - but not much." [3]

Related Research Articles

<i>The Conqueror</i> (1956 film) 1956 film by Dick Powell

The Conqueror is a 1956 American epic film directed by Dick Powell and written by Oscar Millard. The film stars John Wayne as the Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan and co-stars Susan Hayward, Agnes Moorehead, and Pedro Armendáriz. Produced by entrepreneur Howard Hughes, the film was principally shot near St. George, Utah.

William Henry (actor) American actor (1914–1982)

William Albert Henry was an American actor who worked in both films and television.

Robert Cummings American actor

Charles Clarence Robert Orville Cummings was an American film and television actor who appeared in roles in comedy films such as The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) and Princess O'Rourke (1943), and in dramatic films, especially two of Alfred Hitchcock's thrillers, Saboteur (1942) and Dial M for Murder (1954). He received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations, and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Single Performance in 1955. On February 8, 1960, he received two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the motion picture and television industries, at 6816 Hollywood Boulevard and 1718 Vine Street. He used the stage name Robert Cummings from mid-1935 until the end of 1954 and was credited as Bob Cummings from 1955 until his death.

Diana Lynn American actress (1926–1971)

Diana Marie Lynn was an American actress.

<i>Broadway</i> (1942 film) 1942 film by William A. Seiter

Broadway is a 1942 crime drama musical film directed by William A. Seiter and starring George Raft as himself and Pat O'Brien as a detective. The supporting cast features Janet Blair and Broderick Crawford.

<i>The Lost Moment</i> 1947 film by Martin Gabel

The Lost Moment is a 1947 melodramatic psychological thriller film with elements of horror directed by Martin Gabel and starring Robert Cummings, Susan Hayward and Agnes Moorehead.

<i>Tornado</i> (film) 1943 film by William A. Berke

Tornado is a 1943 film directed by William A. Berke and starring Chester Morris and Nancy Kelly.

<i>Adventures End</i> 1937 film

Adventure's End is a 1937 American adventure film directed by Arthur Lubin and starring John Wayne and Diana Gibson. It was distributed by Universal Pictures. The film is considered lost, as no prints are known to exist.

<i>Third Man on the Mountain</i> 1959 film

Third Man on the Mountain is a 1959 American family adventure film by Walt Disney Productions, directed by Ken Annakin and starring Michael Rennie, James MacArthur and Janet Munro. Set during the golden age of alpinism, its plot concerns a young Swiss man who conquers the mountain that killed his father. It is based on Banner in the Sky, a James Ramsey Ullman 1955 novel about the first ascent of the Citadel, and was televised under this name.

<i>Timber Queen</i> (1944 film) 1944 film by Frank McDonald

Timber Queen is a 1944 American lumberjack drama film directed by Frank McDonald.

A Successful Failure is a 1934 American film directed by Arthur Lubin. It was Lubin's first film as director.

<i>The Petty Girl</i> 1950 film by Henry Levin

The Petty Girl (1950), known in the UK as Girl of the Year, is a musical romantic comedy Technicolor film starring Robert Cummings and Joan Caulfield. Cummings portrays painter George Petty who falls for Victoria Braymore (Caulfield), the youngest professor at Braymore College who eventually becomes "The Petty Girl".

<i>Between Us Girls</i> 1942 film

Between Us Girls is a 1942 American drama film directed by Henry Koster and starring Diana Barrymore, Kay Francis, Robert Cummings, John Boles, Andy Devine, and Scotty Beckett.

Kenneth Harper (1913–1998) was an English film producer. He produced 13 films between 1954 and 1973. He was a member of the jury at the 21st Berlin International Film Festival.

Tell It to the Judge is a 1949 American romantic comedy film directed by Norman Foster and starring Rosalind Russell as a divorcee who tries to get back her ex-husband, played by Robert Cummings.

<i>Forever Female</i> 1953 film by Irving Rapper

Forever Female is a 1953 black and white film directed by Irving Rapper. It stars Ginger Rogers and William Holden. It won a Golden Globe in 1954.

<i>Free and Easy</i> (1941 film) 1941 film by George Sidney

Free and Easy is a 1941 film directed by George Sidney, and starring Robert Cummings and Ruth Hussey. The film is a remake of MGM's But the Flesh Is Weak (1932) with Robert Montgomery and C. Aubrey Smith as the son-and-father team.

<i>A Man Alone</i> (film) 1955 film by Ray Milland

A Man Alone is a 1955 American Trucolor Western film directed by Ray Milland starring Ray Milland, Mary Murphy and Ward Bond. The story involves a man (Milland) who stumbles onto the aftermath of a stagecoach robbery in the Arizona desert in which there were no survivors.

<i>The Flying Fool</i> (1929 film) 1929 film by Tay Garnett

The Flying Fool is a 1929 aviation-themed film produced and distributed by Pathé Exchange as both a silent film and sound film just as Hollywood was transitioning to filming with sound. Tay Garnett directed and William Boyd, Russell Gleason and Marie Prevost starred.

Three Cheers for Love is a 1936 American musical film directed by Ray McCarey, written by George Marion, Jr., and starring Eleanore Whitney, Robert Cummings, William Frawley, Elizabeth Patterson, Roscoe Karns and John Halliday. It was released on June 26, by Paramount Pictures.


  1. Seven Theaters Offer 'Sabrina' Los Angeles Times 24 Nov 1954: 14
  2. HOLLYWOOD THRILL-MAKERS Monthly Film Bulletin; London Vol. 28, Iss. 324, (Jan 1, 1961): 170.
  3. REVIEW OF REVIEWS: "HOLLYWOOD THRILL MAKERS" Los Angeles Times 5 Dec 1954: E2