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Richard McWhorter (I) (1914–2015)


Began his movie industry career at Columbia Studios as a messenger boy in 1933. See more trivia »

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Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid Production Manager
Sweet Smell of Success
Sweet Smell of Success Production Manager
Sorry, Wrong Number
Sorry, Wrong Number Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
The Rose Tattoo
The Rose Tattoo Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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 1955 The Rose Tattoo (assistant director)
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- The Unexplored (1955) ... (assistant director)
- Dead Storage (1955) ... (assistant director)
 1954 About Mrs. Leslie (assistant director)
 1954 His Majesty O'Keefe (assistant director)
 1952 Come Back, Little Sheba (assistant director - uncredited)
 1952 Actor's and Sin (assistant director)
 1951 Silver City (assistant director)
 1951 Red Mountain (assistant director - uncredited)
 1951 Peking Express (assistant director)
 1950 Dark City (assistant director)
 1950 September Affair (assistant director)
 1950 Paid in Full (assistant director)
 1949 Samson and Delilah (assistant director - uncredited)
 1949 Rope of Sand (assistant director)
 1949 The Accused (assistant director)
 1948 The Paleface (first assistant director: second unit - uncredited)
 1948 Sorry, Wrong Number (assistant director)
 1948 I Walk Alone (assistant director)
 1947 Unconquered (first assistant director: second unit - uncredited)
 1947 Desert Fury (assistant director - uncredited)
 1947 The Trouble with Women (assistant director - as Dick McWhorter)
 1947 Welcome Stranger (assistant director)
 1946 The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (assistant director - uncredited)
 1946 The Searching Wind (assistant director - uncredited)
 1946 Our Hearts Were Growing Up (assistant director - as Dick McWhorter)
 1945 Love Letters (assistant director - uncredited)
 1945 Bring on the Girls (assistant director - as Dick McWhorter)
 1944 Frenchman's Creek (assistant director - as Dick McWhorter)
 1944 Lady in the Dark (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1943 Henry Aldrich Haunts a House (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1940 Arizona (assistant director - uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (second assistant director - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Dick McWhorter | Richard F. McWhorter | Vic McWhorter

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After WW2, he started Studio Process Body Co., which supplied break away auto and truck bodies for rent to studios for use in closeup scenes showing actors in vehicles. See more »



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