Directed commercials for Allmite.
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William Beaudine Jr. | William Beaudine Sr. | W. W. Beaudine | W.W. Beaudine | William W. Beaudine | WIlliam Crowley | William X. Crowley | William Crowley
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[on his career slide from top-ranked director in the 1920s and 1930s to working on Poverty Row "B"--and lower--quickies in the 1940s] A couple of producers told me I was washed up. But making movies is what I do. It's what I know how to do, and I don't plan to stop now. I've got no regrets. I just have to start over.
In 1947 Beaudine was hired to direct a religious-themed film for the Protestant Film Commission. It was successful and they were so impressed with his work they hired him on a regular basis, and from 1947 to 1955 he directed 10 more films for the organization--an evangelical Christian group--all of which were designed to spread the word of God and try to convert non-believers to Christianity. ...