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Eddie Saeta (I) (1914–2005)

American production manager and assistant director who directed and produced films. A native of Philadelphia, Saeta grew up in Los Angeles, where his father was head of the Columbia Pictures electrical department. At 18, Saeta got a job as Columbia boss Harry Cohn's messenger boy, which led to work as a 3rd assistant director on westerns at ... See full bio »

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Brian's Song
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Manhunt Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
20 Million Miles to Earth
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This Property Is Condemned
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 1971 Brian's Song (TV Movie) (assistant director)
 1968 Shadow on the Land (TV Movie) (assistant director)
  The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) (assistant director - 16 episodes, 1965 - 1967) (second unit director - 4 episodes, 1966 - 1967)
- The Cap and Gown Affair (1967) ... (assistant director)
- The Five Daughters Affair: Part II (1967) ... (second unit director)
- The Five Daughters Affair: Part I (1967) ... (second unit director)
- The Napoleon's Tomb Affair (1967) ... (assistant director)
- The Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Rum Affair (1967) ... (assistant director)
 1967 The Karate Killers (second unit director)
 1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- The Petit Prix Affair (1967) ... (assistant director)
 1967 The Spy in the Green Hat (assistant director) / (second unit director)
 1966 T.H.E. Cat (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- To Kill a Priest (1966) ... (assistant director)
 1966 This Property Is Condemned (assistant director)
 1965 Harum Scarum (assistant director)
 1965 When the Boys Meet the Girls (assistant director)
 1965 Zebra in the Kitchen (assistant director)
 1965 Guns of Diablo (assistant director)
 1964 Get Yourself a College Girl (assistant director)
 1964 Your Cheatin' Heart (assistant director)
 1963-1964 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series) (assistant director - 12 episodes)
- The Day of the Reckoning (1964) ... (assistant director)
- The Day of the Pretenders (1964) ... (assistant director)
- The Day of the Lame Duck (1964) ... (assistant director)
- The Day of the Haunted Trail (1964) ... (assistant director)
- The Day of the Search (1964) ... (assistant director)
 1964 Archie (TV Movie) (assistant director)
 1962 The Interns (assistant director)
 1962 The Three Stooges in Orbit (assistant director)
 1962 13 West Street (assistant director)
 1960 Man on a String (assistant director)
 1959-1960 Manhunt (TV Series) (assistant director - 39 episodes)
- The Seeing Eye Dog Caper (1960) ... (assistant director)
- The Reward (1960) ... (assistant director)
- The Quarrel (1960) ... (assistant director)
- The Payoff Man (1960) ... (assistant director)
- The Man with the Pouch (1960) ... (assistant director)
 1956-1959 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series) (assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Pillajohn's Progress (1959) ... (assistant director)
- The Accusation (1959) ... (assistant director)
- Boone's Grandpappy (1956) ... (assistant director)
- The Silent Battle (1956) ... (assistant director)
- Sorrowful Joe (1956) ... (assistant director)
 1958 Apache Territory (assistant director)
 1958 Life Begins at 17 (assistant director)
 1958 Casey Jones (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- The Silk Train (1958) ... (assistant director)
- Hard Luck Train (1958) ... (assistant director)
 1952-1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (assistant director - 14 episodes)
- Cross Hairs (1957) ... (assistant director)
- Fear Has Many Faces (1957) ... (assistant director)
- Celebrity (1955) ... (assistant director)
- Remember to Live (1954) ... (assistant director)
- Segment (1954) ... (assistant director)
 1957 20 Million Miles to Earth (assistant director)
 1957 The Night the World Exploded (assistant director - uncredited)
 1956-1957 Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Cecil of Kabul (1957) ... (assistant director)
- The Regiment (1956) ... (assistant director)
 1956 Jubal (assistant director)
 1956 Creeps (Short) (assistant director)
 1956 Husbands Beware (Short) (assistant director)
 1955 Teen-Age Crime Wave (assistant director)
 1955 Creature with the Atom Brain (assistant director)
 1955 Cell 2455, Death Row (assistant director)
 1955 Jungle Moon Men (assistant director)
 1955 Of Cash and Hash (Short) (assistant director)
 1955 Fling in the Ring (Short) (assistant director)
 1954 Two April Fools (Short) (assistant director)
 1954 Tooting Tooters (Short) (assistant director)
 1954 Drums of Tahiti (assistant director)
 1953 Oh, Say Can You Sue (Short) (assistant director)
 1953 Spooks! (Short) (assistant director)
 1951 The Brave Bulls (assistant director - uncredited)
 1947 Out West (Short) (assistant director - uncredited)
 1942 Take My Life (assistant director)
 1942 Girls' Town (assistant director)
 1942 Today I Hang (assistant director - as Edward M. Saeta)
 1941 Swamp Woman (assistant director - as Edward Saeta)
 1941 Invisible Ghost (assistant director - as Edward M. Saeta)
 1940 Four Shall Die (assistant director)
 1940 Wild Horse Valley (assistant director)
 1939 El Diablo Rides (assistant director - as Edward M. Saeta)
 1939 One Dark Night (assistant director)
 1939 The Pal from Texas (assistant director)
 1939 Port of Hate (assistant director - as Edward M. Saeta)
 1939 Riders of the Sage (assistant director - as Edwin M. Saeta)
 1939 Mesquite Buckaroo (assistant director)
 1939 Smoky Trails (assistant director)
 1939 Sundown on the Prairie (assistant director)
 1939 Drifting Westward (assistant director)
 1939 Feud of the Range (assistant director)
 1938 Wild Horse Canyon (assistant director)
 1938 Gun Packer (assistant director - as Edward M. Saeta)
 1938 The Mexicali Kid (assistant director - as Edward M. Saeta)
 1938 Man's Country (assistant director - as Edward M. Saeta)
 1938 Land of Fighting Men (assistant director)
 1938 The Painted Trail (assistant director)
 1938 Where the West Begins (assistant director)
 1938 West of Rainbow's End (assistant director - uncredited)
 1937 Romance of the Rockies (assistant director)
 1937 Where Trails Divide (assistant director - as Edward M. Saeta)
 1937 Stars Over Arizona (assistant director)
 1937 God's Country and the Man (assistant director - as Edward M. Saeta)
 1937 Riders of the Dawn (assistant director - as Edward M. Saeta)
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Edward M. Saeta | Edward Saeta | Edwin M. Saeta

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