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Cullen Tate (1896–1947)

Cullen Tate was born on March 10, 1896 in Paducah, Kentucky, USA. He was an assistant director and director, known for The Man in the Iron Mask (1939), The Ten Commandments (1923) and Manslaughter (1922). He was married to Frances H. Tate and Bess Flowers. He died on October 12, 1947 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Man in the Iron Mask
The Man in the Iron Mask Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
The Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Manslaughter Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lilac Time
Lilac Time Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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 1942 Road to Morocco (second unit director - uncredited)
 1942 Take a Letter, Darling (assistant director - uncredited)
 1940 Arise, My Love (second unit director - uncredited)
 1939 The Man in the Iron Mask (second unit director)
 1939 King of the Turf (second unit director)
 1938 Test Pilot (assistant director - uncredited)
 1935 The Virginia Judge (assistant director)
 1934 Cleopatra (assistant director - uncredited)
 1934 Four Frightened People (first assistant director - uncredited)
 1933 Dinner at Eight (assistant director - uncredited)
 1933 The White Sister (assistant director - uncredited)
 1932 Rasputin and the Empress (assistant director - uncredited)
 1932 Skyscraper Souls (assistant director - uncredited)
 1932 As You Desire Me (assistant director - uncredited)
 1931 Mata Hari (assistant director - uncredited)
 1930 Madam Satan (assistant director)
 1929 The Locked Door (assistant director)
 1928 Lilac Time (assistant director)
 1923 The Ten Commandments (assistant director)
 1922 Manslaughter (assistant director)
 1920 Always Audacious (assistant director)
 1920 Mrs. Temple's Telegram (assistant director)
 1920 Terror Island (assistant director)
 1919 An Adventure in Hearts (assistant director)
 1919 Hawthorne of the U.S.A. (assistant director)
 1919 The Lottery Man (assistant director)
 1919 The Valley of the Giants (assistant director)
 1919 The Love Burglar (assistant director)
 1919 You're Fired (assistant director)
 1917 The Devil-Stone (assistant director)
 1917 The Little American (assistant director - uncredited)
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Cullen B. Tate

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He was at one-time at assistant to Cecil B. DeMille.



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