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Buster Wiles (1910–1990)

Buster Wiles was born on November 5, 1910 in near Caruthersville, Missouri, USA as Vernon Everett Wiles. He is known for his work on The Great Dictator (1940), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) and High Sierra (1941). He died on July 20, 1990 in Washington County, Oregon, USA. See full bio »

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 2003 Welcome to Sherwood! The Story of 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' (Video documentary) (stunt double: Errol Flynn - uncredited)
 1956 The Brass Legend (stunts - uncredited)
 1948 The Paleface (stunts - uncredited)
 1947 Escape Me Never (stunts - uncredited)
 1947 Wild Harvest (stunts - uncredited)
 1946 Cavalcade of Archery (Short) (stunts - uncredited)
 1945 San Antonio (stunt double: Errol Flynn - uncredited)
 1945 Saratoga Trunk (stunt double: Gary Cooper - uncredited)
 1945 Objective, Burma! (stunts - uncredited)
 1944 Buffalo Bill (stunts - uncredited)
 1944 Passage to Marseille (stunt double: Humphrey Bogart - uncredited)
 1943 The Desert Song (stunt double: Dennis Morgan - uncredited)
 1943 Northern Pursuit (stunt double: Errol Flynn - uncredited)
 1943 The North Star (stunts - uncredited)
 1943 Adventure in Iraq (stunt double: John Loder - uncredited)
 1943 Edge of Darkness (stunts - uncredited)
 1942 Gentleman Jim (stunts - uncredited)
 1942 Desperate Journey (stunts - uncredited)
 1941 They Died with Their Boots On (stunt double: Errol Flynn - uncredited)
 1941 Blues in the Night (stunts - uncredited)
 1941 Manpower (stunt double: Alan Hale - uncredited)
 1941 Out of the Fog (stunts - uncredited)
 1941 The Wagons Roll at Night (stunt double: Eddie Albert - uncredited)
 1941 The Sea Wolf (stunts - uncredited)
 1941 High Sierra (stunt double: Humphrey Bogart - uncredited)
 1940 Santa Fe Trail (stunt double: Van Heflin - uncredited)
 1940 Tugboat Annie Sails Again (stunts - uncredited)
 1940 The Great Dictator (stunts - uncredited)
 1940 River's End (stunt double: Victor Jory - uncredited)
 1940 They Drive by Night (stunt double: George Raft - uncredited)
 1940 The Sea Hawk (stunts - uncredited)
 1940 Tear Gas Squad (stunt double: Dennis Morgan - uncredited)
 1940 Virginia City (stunts - uncredited)
 1940 The Fighting 69th (stunts - uncredited)
 1939 The Return of Doctor X (stunt double: Humphrey Bogart - uncredited)
 1939 The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (stunts - uncredited)
 1939 Hell's Kitchen (stunt double: Grant Mitchell - uncredited)
 1939 Dodge City (stunt double: Errol Flynn and Douglas Fowley - uncredited)
 1938 Valley of the Giants (stunts - uncredited)
 1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood (stunt double: Errol Flynn - uncredited)
 1938 Gold Is Where You Find It (stunt double: Tim Holt - uncredited)
 1937 Another Dawn (stunt double: Errol Flynn - uncredited)
 1936 The Charge of the Light Brigade (stunt double - uncredited)
 1935 Captain Blood (stunts - uncredited)
 1935 The Last Days of Pompeii (stunts - uncredited)
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He can be easily spotted doubling for Errol Flynn in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938). When Robin Hood escapes into the crowd after the archery tournament, his "disguise" is so effective because he's played by Buster rather than Flynn. A DVR recording of the TCM broadcast of the movie, viewing the scene in slow motion, is required to see him. A DVD recording cannot be played in slow motion ... See more »

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