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John Burch (I) (1896–1969)

John E. Burch was born in Chicago, the son of John Sebastian Burch and Mary Ann Pettit. He was a submariner in World War I. After the war, he moved from Chicago to California to work in the motion picture industry. He began as a dog trainer for RKO, did some acting, and by 1929, was also a prop manager. In 1930, he was appointed assistant director... See full bio »


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 1960-1962 Bonanza (TV Series) (assistant director - 34 episodes)
- The Long Night (1962) ... (assistant director - as John E. Burch)
- Blessed Are They (1962) ... (assistant director - as John E. Burch)
- Inger, My Love (1962) ... (assistant director - as John E. Burch)
- The Gamble (1962) ... (assistant director - as John E. Burch)
- The Lawmaker (1962) ... (assistant director - as John E. Burch)
 1960 The Untouchables (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Little Egypt (1960) ... (assistant director - as John E. Burch)
 1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Silent Thunder (1958) ... (assistant director - as John E. Burch)
- The Time Element (1958) ... (assistant director - as John E. Burch)
 1958 The Californians (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- J. Jimmerson Jones, Inc. (1958) ... (assistant director - as John E. Burch)
 1957 The Careless Years (assistant director)
 1957 Spring Reunion (assistant director)
 1955 A Life in the Balance (assistant director)
 1945 Brewster's Millions (assistant director)
 1944 Three Is a Family (assistant director)
 1944 Goin' to Town (assistant director)
 1944 Abroad with Two Yanks (assistant director)
 1944 Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble (assistant director - uncredited)
 1943 A Guy Named Joe (assistant director: Luke Field - uncredited)
 1943 A Stranger in Town (assistant director - uncredited)
 1943 Cinderella Swings It (assistant director - as John E. Burch)
 1942 Here We Go Again (assistant director - as John E. Burch)
 1941 Scattergood Pulls the Strings (assistant director)
 1940 Kit Carson (assistant director)
 1939 Fast and Furious (assistant director - uncredited)
 1937 King of Gamblers (assistant director - uncredited)
 1937 The Crime Nobody Saw (assistant director - uncredited)
 1937 Murder Goes to College (assistant director)
 1930 The Perfect Alibi (assistant director)
 1930 Escape! (assistant director)
 1929 Pals of the Prairie (assistant director)
 1929 The Pride of Pawnee (assistant director)
 1929 Gun Law (assistant director - as John E. Burch)
 1929 Trail of the Horse Thieves (assistant director)
 1926 Flaming Fury (assistant director)
 1926 Out of the West (assistant director)
 1926 Flashing Fangs (assistant director)
 1926 The Cowboy Cop (assistant director)
 1926 The Masquerade Bandit (assistant director)
 1926 Wild to Go (assistant director)
 1926 The Arizona Streak (assistant director)
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