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Frank R. Strayer (1891–1964)

Frank R. Strayer was born on September 20, 1891 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a director and assistant director, known for The Vampire Bat (1933), Gorilla Ship (1932) and Partners in Crime (1928). He was married to Erma P. Rogers. He died on February 3, 1964 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Vampire Bat
The Vampire Bat Director
(1933)
Gorilla Ship
Gorilla Ship Director
(1932)
Partners in Crime
(1928)
Dynamite Denny
Dynamite Denny Director
(1932)

Filmography

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 1950-1952 The Stu Erwin Show (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Stu's Jalopy (1952)
- Black Saturday (1951) ... (as Frank Strayer)
- Father Gets Into the Act (1950) ... (as Frank Strayer)
 1950 And Then There Were Four (Short) (as Frank Strayer)
 1949 The Pilgrimage Play (as Frank Strayer)
 1949 The Sickle or the Cross (as Frank Strayer)
 1948 Reaching from Heaven (as Frank Strayer)
 1946 I Ring Doorbells (as Frank Strayer)
 1945 Senorita from the West (as Frank Strayer)
 1945 Mama Loves Papa (as Frank Strayer)
 1943 Footlight Glamour (as Frank Strayer)
 1943 It's a Great Life (as Frank Strayer)
 1938 Blondie
 1937 Hot Water
 1937 Big Business
 1936 Sea Spoilers (as Frank Strayer)
 1935 Society Fever
 1934 The Ghost Walks (as Frank Strayer)
 1934 Fugitive Road
 1934 Fifteen Wives
 1934 Cross Streets
 1933 Twin Husbands
 1933 In the Money
 1933 Melodía prohibida (as Frank Strayer)
 1933 Dance, Girl, Dance (as Frank Strayer)
 1933 El rey de los Gitanos (as Frank Strayer)
 1933 The Vampire Bat (as Frank Strayer)
 1932 Manhattan Tower (as Frank Strayer)
 1932 Tangled Destinies (as Frank Strayer)
 1932 The Crusader (as Frank Strayer)
 1932 Gorilla Ship (as Frank Strayer)
 1932 Dynamite Denny (as Frank Strayer)
 1932 Love in High Gear (as Frank Strayer)
 1932 Behind Stone Walls (as Frank Strayer)
 1932 The Monster Walks (as Frank Strayer)
 1931 Soul of the Slums (as Frank Strayer)
 1931 Anybody's Blonde (as Frank Strayer)
 1931 Murder at Midnight (as Frank Strayer)
 1931 The Missing Link (Short)
 1931 The Tale of a Flea (Short)
 1931 Ex-Bartender (Short)
 1930 De Woild's Champeen (Short)
 1929 Acquitted
 1928 Just Married
 1927 Rough House Rosie (as Frank Strayer)
 1925 Steppin' Out (as Frank Strayer)
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Alternate Names:

Frank Strayer

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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American director of second features, chiefly associated with Columbia comedies. He was in charge of several entries in the "Blondie" series of films and directed at least one minor cult horror, The Vampire Bat (1933). Strayer was a graduate of the Pennsylvania Military Academy and had served in the navy as an ensign during World War I. See more »

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Virgo

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