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Thomas Carr (I) (1907–1997)

Thomas Carr was born on July 4, 1907 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Thomas Howard Carr. He was a director and actor, known for Brick Bradford (1947), Bruce Gentry (1949) and Superman's Peril (1954). He died on April 23, 1997 in Ventura, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Brick Bradford Director
(1947)
Bruce Gentry Director
(1949)
Superman's Peril Director
(1954)

Filmography

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 1967-1968 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Hero (1967) ... (as Tom Carr)
- The Turkey Shoot (1967)
- The Natural Way (1967)
 1967 Sullivan's Empire (TV Movie)
 1966-1967 The Virginian (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Gauntlet (1967)
- Vengeance Trail (1967)
- High Stakes (1966)
 1966 The Felony Squad (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Flame Out (1966)
 1966 Honey West (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1965 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Verdict (1965)
 1964 Daniel Boone (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Lac Duquesne (1964)
- The Choosing (1964)
- Tekawitha McLeod (1964)
 1963 Gunsmoke (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Ex-Con (1963)
 1959-1962 Laramie (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Gun Duel (1962)
- Cemetery Road (1960)
- Saddle and Spur (1960)
- Rope of Steel (1960)
- Fugitive Road (1959)
 1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series) (1 episode)
- License to Steal (1962)
 1961-1962 The Detectives (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Outsider (1962)
- One Lucky Break (1961)
 1961 Bonanza (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Gabrielle (1961)
- The Smiler (1961)
 1961 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Geetas Box (1961)
 1960-1961 Stagecoach West (TV Series) (17 episodes)
- The Marker (1961)
- The Swindler (1961)
- The Orphans (1961)
- The Raider (1961)
 1959-1960 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- The Mouse (1960)
- Running Scared (1960)
- East of Danger (1960)
- The Lovely Fraud (1960)
- Fallen Star (1960)
 1958-1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Prison Trail (1960)
- The Monster (1960)
- Mental Lapse (1960)
- Chain Gang (1959)
 1959 The David Niven Show (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Good Deed (1959)
- Portrait (1959)
- The Promise (1959)
 1957-1959 Trackdown (TV Series) (18 episodes)
- Gift Horse (1959)
- Fear (1959)
- The Threat (1959)
- The Kid (1958)
 1959 Northwest Passage (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Witch (1959)
- The Ambush (1959)
 1958 Colgate Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 Decision (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Tall Man (1958)
 1958 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Taps for Jeffrey (1958)
 1958 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Fatal Charm (1958)
 1952-1958 Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (37 episodes)
- The Last Knight (1958)
- Star of Fate (1954)
- Lady in Black (1954)
 1957 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957 Cheyenne (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Brand (1957)
 1957 Dino
 1954-1955 The Lineup (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Paisley Gang (1954)
 1954-1955 Lassie (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Bear (1955)
- The Cave (1955)
- The Convict (1954)
 1955 Buffalo Bill, Jr. (TV Series)
 1954 Stamp Day for Superman (Short)
 1954 The Desperado
 1954 Bitter Creek
 1953 Topeka
 1953 Rebel City
 1953 Captain Scarlett (as Thomas H. Carr)
 1953 Star of Texas
 1952 The Range Rider (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Border Trouble (1952)
 1952 The Maverick
 1952 Hopalong Cassidy (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Blind Encounter (1952)
- Black Waters (1952)
- Ghost Trails (1952)
- The Feud (1952)
- Alien Range (1952)
 1951 Red Ryder (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Whiplash (1951)
 1950 Crooked River
 1949 Bruce Gentry
 1949 Colgate Theatre (TV Series) (episode "If You Knew Tomorrow"})
 1948 Congo Bill
 1948 Superman
 1945 Oregon Trail
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Directed a pilot for a "Red Ryder" western TV series starring Jim Bannon, based upon a successful film series of the 1940s also starring Bannon.

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Thomas H. Carr | Tommy Carr | Tom Carr
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on integrating the live-action and animated parts of getting Superman to fly in the serial Superman (1948)] We'd dry pan up to the sky, then they'd take the dry pan and cartoon him in. They'd bring him down the same way.

Trivia:

American second feature director of the 1940s and '50s, invariably westerns for Republic, Monogram and other Poverty Row companies. He began as a child actor with Selig in silent movies from the age of two, continuing to act until becoming a dialogue director with Republic in 1937. Stayed with the studio and graduated to directing in 1945. Ended his career working in television during the 1960s. See more »

Nickname:

Tommy

Star Sign:

Cancer

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