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Plunder of the Sun -- An American insurance adjuster, stranded in Havana, becomes involved with an archaeologist and a collector of antiquities in a hunt for treasure in the Mexican ruins of Zapoteca.
The Sea Chase -- As World War II begins, German freighter captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gantlet of Allied warships.
California -- Epic account of how California became a state, featuring a wagon train, the Gold Rush, a wicked saloon queen, and an evil profiteer.

Overview

Date of Death:
28 January 1963, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA See more »
Mini Biography:
John Farrow wrote short stories and plays during his four-year career... See more »
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Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations See more »
Alternate Names:
John V. Farrow | John Villiers Farrow

Filmography

Director:
  1. "Empire" (3 episodes, 1962-1963)
        - Where the Hawk Is Wheeling (1963) TV episode
        - Echo of a Man (1962) TV episode
        - The Tall Shadow (1962) TV episode

  2. John Paul Jones (1959)
  3. The Unholy Wife (1957)
    ... aka "The Lady and the Prowler" - USA (alternative title)
  4. Around the World in 80 Days (1956) (Spanish sequences) (uncredited)
    ... aka "Michael Todd's Around the World in 80 Days" - USA (complete title)
  5. Back from Eternity (1956)
  6. Seven Wonders of the World (1956) (uncredited)
  7. The Sea Chase (1955)
  8. A Bullet Is Waiting (1954)
  9. Hondo (1953)
  10. Plunder of the Sun (1953)
  11. Ride, Vaquero! (1953)
  12. Botany Bay (1952)
  13. Submarine Command (1951)
    ... aka "The Submarine Story" - USA (alternative title)
  14. Red Mountain (1951) (uncredited)
  15. His Kind of Woman (1951)
  16. Copper Canyon (1950)
  17. Where Danger Lives (1950)

  18. Red, Hot and Blue (1949)
  19. Alias Nick Beal (1949)
  20. Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948)
  21. Beyond Glory (1948)
  22. The Big Clock (1948)
  23. Blaze of Noon (1947)
  24. Calcutta (1947)
  25. Easy Come, Easy Go (1947)
  26. California (1947)
  27. Two Years Before the Mast (1946)
  28. You Came Along (1945)
  29. The Hitler Gang (1944)
  30. China (1943)
  31. Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942)
  32. Wake Island (1942)
  33. A Bill of Divorcement (1940)
    ... aka "Never to Love" - USA (reissue title)
  34. Married and in Love (1940)

  35. Reno (1939)
  36. Full Confession (1939)
  37. Five Came Back (1939)
  38. Sorority House (1939)
  39. Women in the Wind (1939)
  40. The Saint Strikes Back (1939)
  41. Comet Over Broadway (1938) (uncredited)
  42. Broadway Musketeers (1938)
  43. My Bill (1938)
  44. Little Miss Thoroughbred (1938)
  45. The Invisible Menace (1938)
  46. She Loved a Fireman (1937)
  47. West of Shanghai (1937)
    ... aka "Warlords" - USA (alternative title)
  48. Men in Exile (1937)
  49. Tarzan Escapes (1936) (uncredited)
  50. The Spectacle Maker (1934) (as John Villiers Farrow)
Writer:
  1. John Paul Jones (1959) (writer)
  2. Around the World in 80 Days (1956) (screenplay)
    ... aka "Michael Todd's Around the World in 80 Days" - USA (complete title)
  3. Ride, Vaquero! (1953) (uncredited)

  4. Red, Hot and Blue (1949) (screenplay)

  5. Last of the Pagans (1935) (original story and screenplay) (as John Villiers Farrow)
    ... aka "A Peep at Polynesian Life" - Belgium (English title)
    ... aka "Typee" - Belgium (English title)
  6. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) (uncredited)
  7. The Spectacle Maker (1934) (as John Villiers Farrow)
  8. Don Quixote (1933) (collaborator: english version)
  9. Woman in Bondage (1932) (screenplay)
    ... aka "The Impassive Footman" - UK (original title)
    ... aka "Woman in Chains" - USA
  10. The Common Law (1931) (screen story)
  11. Their Mad Moment (1931) (contract writer) (uncredited)
    ... aka "Basquerie" - USA (alternative title)
  12. A Woman of Experience (1931) (adapted from the play: "The Registered Woman") (screen play & dialogue by)
  13. Inside the Lines (1930) (dialogue)
  14. Shadow of the Law (1930) (scenario)
  15. The Bad One (1930) (story)
  16. Seven Days Leave (1930) (adaptation and added dialogue)
    ... aka "Medals" - , USA (working title)

  17. The Four Feathers (1929) (titles) (uncredited)
  18. The Wheel of Life (1929) (adaptation)
  19. A Dangerous Woman (1929) (adaptation)
  20. The Wolf Song (1929) (screenplay)
  21. Three Weekends (1928) (adaptation)
    ... aka "Three Week Ends" - USA (poster title)
  22. The Woman from Moscow (1928) (screenplay) (titles)
  23. The First Kiss (1928) (adaptation)
  24. Ladies of the Mob (1928) (writer)
  25. The Blue Danube (1928) (story)
  26. The Showdown (1928) (titles)
  27. The Bride of the Colorado (1928) (story)
    ... aka "Bride of the Night" - USA (alternative title)
  28. The Wreck of the Hesperus (1927) (story)
  29. A Sailor's Sweetheart (1927)
  30. White Gold (1927) (titles)
Producer:
  1. The Unholy Wife (1957) (producer)
    ... aka "The Lady and the Prowler" - USA (alternative title)
  2. Back from Eternity (1956) (producer)
  3. The Sea Chase (1955) (producer)
  4. Submarine Command (1951) (co-executive producer) (uncredited)
    ... aka "The Submarine Story" - USA (alternative title)
  5. His Kind of Woman (1951) (producer)

  6. California (1947) (producer)
Actor:
  1. Forbidden Island (1959) .... Edward Stuart Godfrey
  2. The Shrike (1955) (uncredited) .... Englishman
  3. King of the Khyber Rifles (1953) (uncredited) .... Cpl. Stuart

  4. Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942) (uncredited) .... British Naval Officer
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director:
  1. Don Quixote (1933) (assistant director)
  2. Don Quichotte (1933/I) (assistant director)
  3. Don Quichotte (1933/II) (assistant director)
Soundtrack:
  1. The Sea Chase (1955) (lyrics: "Steh'ich in finstrer Mitternacht" (uncredited))

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