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John English (I) (1903–1969)

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Second-feature director, began his directing career at Republic in 1935 then moved to Columbia, eventually partnering with director William Witney to make what many serial aficionados regard as the best serials to ever come out of Hollywood. Went over to Columbia Pictures, where he was under contract from 1947--51, making many Gene Autry westerns.... See more trivia »

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Known For

The Adventures of Kit Carson
(1951-1955)
Johnny Midnight
Johnny Midnight Director
(1960)
Zane Grey Theater
(1956-1959)
Zorro's Fighting Legion
(1939)

Filmography

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 1966 Dr. Satan's Robot (TV Movie) (director: archive footage)
 1966 Lost Island of Kioga (TV Movie) (director: archive footage)
 1966 Laredo (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957-1966 Lassie (TV Series) (23 episodes)
- The Gift of Life (1965)
- The Waif (1965)
 1965 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Debt (1965)
 1964-1965 Daniel Boone (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Four-Leaf Clover (1965)
- The Returning (1965)
- Not in Our Stars (1964)
 1963 Gunsmoke (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Tobe (1963)
 1963 The Virginian (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Brother Thaddeus (1963)
- A Killer in Town (1963)
- A Distant Fury (1963)
 1963 Wide Country (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961-1962 Frontier Circus (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Good Fight (1962)
- Winter Quarters (1961)
- Dr. Sam (1961)
 1962 Thriller (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 Perry Mason (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- One for the Book (1961)
- Between Two Guns (1961)
 1961 Wagon Train (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series) (28 episodes)
- The Whammy (1960)
- How Tight a Web (1960)
- Romeo and Julie (1960)
- Pay-Off to Death (1960)
 1959 Death Valley Days (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Tribal Justice (1959)
 1956-1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Checkmate (1959)
 1959 The Rifleman (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Spiked Rifle (1959)
 1959 Johnny Ringo (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Ghost Coach (1959)
- The Posse (1959)
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Client: Frome (1959)
- Client: Jessup (1959)
- Client: Banks (1959)
- Client: Tagger (1959)
- Client: Starkey (1959)
 1959 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Crypto 40 (1959)
 1959 Zorro Rides Again (archive footage)
 1956-1959 State Trooper (TV Series) (20 episodes)
- Another Chance (1959)
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Broken Frame (1958)
- The New Look (1958)
- Peace Bond (1958)
 1957 Trackdown (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Like Father (1957)
 1957 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Hijackers (1957)
 1957 West Point (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dangerous Area (1957)
 1956 Broken Arrow (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Raiders (1956)
- Caged (1956)
- Medicine Men (1956)
- Passage Deferred (1956)
 1955-1956 My Friend Flicka (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Big Red (1956)
- The Recluse (1956)
- When Bugles Blow (1956)
- The Medicine Man (1956)
- The Old Champ (1956)
 1956 Star Stage (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955 Crusader (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Way Out (1955)
 1954-1955 Studio 57 (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Waterhole (1955)
- Killer Whale (1955)
- Any Time You Need Me (1955) ... (unconfirmed)
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lash of Fear (1955)
 1953-1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- Stake My Life (1955)
- Petersen's Eye (1955)
- The Loner (1955)
- Pals to the End (1955)
 1953-1955 City Detective (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Drop Coin Here (1954)
 1955 Buffalo Bill, Jr. (TV Series)
 1951-1955 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series) (47 episodes)
- Frontier Empire (1954)
- Valient Outlaw (1954)
 1954 Annie Oakley (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Outlaw Mesa (1954)
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Real Danger (1953)
 1951-1953 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Pilot (1951)
- Jailbreak (1951)
 1953 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Bean Farm (1953)
 1953 Cavalcade of America (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1952 Biff Baker, U.S.A. (TV Series)
 1951 Silver Canyon
 1951 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Raiders (1951)
 1951 Whirlwind
 1951 The Range Rider (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Crooked Fork (1951)
 1950 Cow Town
 1950 Mule Train
 1945 Utah
 1943 The Fighting Devil Dogs (archive footage)
 1942 Westward Ho!
 1941 Jungle Girl
 1940 Hi-Yo Silver (archive footage)
 1937 Whistling Bullets (as John W. English)
 1937 Arizona Days
 1935 His Fighting Blood (as John W. English)
 1935 The Red Blood of Courage (as Jack English)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Directed a pilot for a proposed series from 20th Century-Fox called "Hangtree Inn".

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Alternate Names:

Jack English | John W. English
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Trivia:

Godfather to Jay Dee Witney, son of director William Witney. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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