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Sidney Salkow (1909–2000)


American director of second features, the son of a tailor. Many of his films were competent, but routine westerns, war films and crime melodramas. He first worked for Republic, joining Universal between 1936 and 1938. At Columbia (1940-43, 1947, and 1952-53), he handled, among other assignments, four instalments of the popular Lone Wolf series. ... See more trivia »

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Stage: Directed "The Black Tower" on Broadway. Melodrama. Written by Ralph Murphy [final Broadway credit] and Lora Baxter. . Sam H. Harris Theatre: 11 Jan 1932-Mar 1932 (closing date unknown). Cast: Thomas Blake (as "Duffy"), Raymond Bramley (as "Inspector Quirk"), Clay Cody (as "Moran"), Mabel Grainger (as "Sylvia Knight"), John F. ... See more »

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After he retired from directing, he taught courses in film at California State University-Northridge. See more »

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