Directed commercials for Allmite.
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William Beaudine Jr. | William Beaudine Sr. | W. W. Beaudine | W.W. Beaudine | William W. Beaudine | WIlliam Crowley | William X. Crowley | William Crowley
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[on his career slide from top-ranked director in the 1920s and 1930s to working on Poverty Row "B"--and lower--quickies in the 1940s] A couple of producers told me I was washed up. But making movies is what I do. It's what I know how to do, and I don't plan to stop now. I've got no regrets. I just have to start over.
He became a master of the technique of "editing in the camera." Instead of shooting full coverage of scenes, he would shoot only what he knew was absolutely necessary. This saved both production time and raw stock, an important factor at the Poverty Row studios where he worked.