Charles Lamont


Director

About

Birth Place
San Francisco, California, USA
Born
May 05, 1898
Died
September 12, 1993
Cause of Death
Pneumonia

Biography

Actor turned director of comedy shorts (for Mack Sennet, among others), who graduated to sophmoric features with Universal in the mid-1930s. Although Lamont is probably best known for his association with Abott and Costello, he made two highly regarded westerns starring Yvonne De Carlo and Rod Cameron....

Biography

Actor turned director of comedy shorts (for Mack Sennet, among others), who graduated to sophmoric features with Universal in the mid-1930s. Although Lamont is probably best known for his association with Abott and Costello, he made two highly regarded westerns starring Yvonne De Carlo and Rod Cameron.

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Francis in the Haunted House (1956)
Director
The Kettles in the Ozarks (1956)
Director
Lay That Rifle Down (1955)
Director
Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955)
Director
Carolina Cannonball (1955)
Director
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)
Director
Ma and Pa Kettle at Home (1954)
Director
Ricochet Romance (1954)
Director
Untamed Heiress (1954)
Director
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)
Director
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953)
Director
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation (1953)
Director
Flame of Araby (1952)
Director
Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952)
Director
Comin' Round the Mountain (1951)
Director
Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)
Director
Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town (1950)
Director
Abbott & Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950)
Director
Curtain Call at Cactus Creek (1950)
Director
I Was a Shoplifter (1950)
Director
Ma and Pa Kettle (1949)
Director
Bagdad (1949)
Director
The Untamed Breed (1948)
Director
Slave Girl (1947)
Director
The Runaround (1946)
Director
She Wrote the Book (1946)
Director
Salome, Where She Danced (1945)
Director
Frontier Gal (1945)
Director
That's the Spirit (1945)
Director
Chip Off the Old Block (1944)
Director
Her Primitive Man (1944)
Director
Bowery to Broadway (1944)
Director
The Merry Monahans (1944)
Director
Top Man (1943)
Director
When Johnny Comes Marching Home (1943)
Director
It Comes Up Love (1943)
Director
Hit the Ice (1943)
Director
Fired Wife (1943)
Director
Mister Big (1943)
Director
Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)
2nd Unit Director
You're Telling Me (1942)
Director
Get Hep to Love (1942)
Director
Don't Get Personal (1942)
Director
Almost Married (1942)
Director
Hi, Neighbor (1942)
Director
Moonlight in Hawaii (1941)
Director
Road Agent (1941)
Director
Sing Another Chorus (1941)
Director
Melody Lane (1941)
Director
San Antonio Rose (1941)
Director
Give Us Wings (1940)
Director
Sandy Is a Lady (1940)
Director
Love, Honor, and Oh-Baby! (1940)
Director
Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love (1940)
Director
Five Little Peppers and How They Grew (1939)
Director
Little Accident (1939)
Director
Panama Patrol (1939)
Director
Unexpected Father (1939)
Director
Inside Information (1939)
Director
Verbena trĂ¡gica (1939)
Dirigida [Dir]
The Long Shot (1939)
Director
Pride of the Navy (1939)
Director
Slander House (1938)
Director
International Crime (1938)
Director
Cipher Bureau (1938)
Director
Shadows over Shanghai (1938)
Director
A Doggone Mixup (1938)
Director
Wallaby Jim of the Islands (1937)
Director
Ditto (1937)
Director
Love Nest on Wheels (1937)
Director
The Little Red Schoolhouse (1936)
Director
Ring Around the Moon (1936)
Director
August Week-end (1936)
Director
Bulldog Edition (1936)
Director
The Dark Hour (1936)
Director
Below the Deadline (1936)
Director
Lady Luck (1936)
Director
Three on a Limb (1936)
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The Chemist (1936)
Director
Jail Bait (1936)
Director
Grand Slam Opera (1936)
Director
False Pretenses (1935)
Director
Circumstantial Evidence (1935)
Director
Happiness C.O.D. (1935)
Director
The Lady in Scarlet (1935)
Director
A Shot in the Dark (1935)
Director
Gigolette (1935)
Director
The Girl Who Came Back (1935)
Director
One-Run Elmer (1935)
Director
Palooka From Paducah (1935)
Director
Hayseed Romance (1935)
Director
Tars and Stripes (1935)
Director
The E-Flat Man (1935)
Director
The Curtain Falls (1934)
Director
Sons of Steel (1934)
Director
The World Accuses (1934)
Director
Tomorrow's Youth (1934)
Director
Allez Oop (1934)
Director
The Gold Ghost (1934)
Director
No Sleep on the Deep (1934)
Director
Trimmed in Furs (1934)
Director
What Price Gloria? (1932)
Director
Angel Eyes (1928)
Director
Accidents Can Happen (1926)
Director

Producer (Feature Film)

The Long Shot (1939)
Associate Producer
Panama Patrol (1939)
Associate Producer
Little Accident (1939)
Producer
Shadows over Shanghai (1938)
Associate Producer
Cipher Bureau (1938)
Associate Producer

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Ma And Pa Kettle (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Second Hand Underwear Ma (Marjorie Main) and Pa (Percy Kilbride) in their first scene from their first feature, Ma and Pa Kettle, 1949, based on characters created by Betty MacDonald.
Ma And Pa Kettle (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Don't Hold With Readin' Telegrams Rogers (Ray Bennett) and the mayor (Harry Antrim) are repelled by Ma (Marjorie Main) and the kids as they try to deliver a telegram to Pa (Percy Kilbride) in the original Ma and Pa Kettle, 1949.
Ma And Pa Kettle (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Albert Isn't Very Talkative Reporter Kim (Meg Randall) gets seated on the dining car with pixillated Emily (Ida Moore) then meets college man Tom (Richard Long), son of the title characters, in the first film in the series, Ma and Pa Kettle, 1949.
Ma and Pa Kettle (1949) -- (Movie Clip) King Henry Model Home Ma (Marjorie Main) and Pa (Percy Kilbride) grapple with the electronics in their newly-won model "Home of the Future," in their first feature, Ma and Pa Kettle, 1949.
Abbott And Costello Meet The Mummy (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Madame Rontru Bumbling adventurers in Egypt Pete and Freddie (Bud Abbott, Lou Costello) frighten a shopkeeper, meet the alluring Madame Rontru (Marie Windsor) and do a snake charming gag, early in Universal's Abbott And Costello Meet The Mummy, 1955.
Abbott And Costello Meet The Mummy (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Hole In The Rock Big comedy piece as Pete and Freddie (Bud Abbott, Lou Costello) have finally reached the tomb of the evil mummy prince Klaris, accidentally gaining entry, in Abbott And Costello Meet The Mummy, 1955.
Abbott And Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Mr. Hyde Will Kill Him! All Boris Karloff, in the title role/s not occupied by the stars, and not a single joke, John Dierkes his assistant, ruminating on the motivations of himself and his alter ego, after committing a murder in turn-of-the-century London, in Abbot And Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde, 1953.
Abbott And Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde (1953) -- (Movie Clip) The Fat One Saw Me Bud and Lou are bumbling American cops fired from their professional-exchange gig with the London police force, and nobody will believe Lou, who’s just seen sly Boris Karloff turn from Hyde to Jekyll after a chase at the wax museum, in Abbot And Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde, 1953.
Abbott And Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952) -- (Movie Clip) I Hate Fat Men No-account waiters on Tortuga, Bud and Lou joust over who will serve Welsh Rarebit to the feared captain (Charles Laughton), himself in negotiations with rival lady-Captain Bonney (Hillary Brooke), in their self-financed color hit comedy musical Abbott And Costello Meet Captain Kidd, 1952.
Abbott And Costello Meet The Invisible Man -- (Movie Clip) Gypsy Rose Lee Lou (Costello), who, with partner Bud (Abbott), is a rookie private detective, watches their murder-supect client Tommy (Arthur Franz) use the dangerous potion, the cops (led by William Frawley), not buying it, in Abbott And Costello Meet The Invisible Man, 1951.
Bagdad -- (Movie Clip) Dance Red-headed Bedouin Princes Marjan (Maureen O'Hara) disguises herself as a gypsy and captivates enemy soldiers in Bagdad (1949).
Bagdad -- (Movie Clip) Opening Credits Opening credits from Bagdad (1949) featuring commentary from Pasha Ali Nadim (Vincent Price) for the benefit of Princess Marjan (Maureen O'Hara).

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