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Harry L. Fraser (1889–1974)

Harry L. Fraser was an American film director, with a career lasting from the 1920s to the early 1950s. He was born in San Francisco, and spend most of his life in his native California. Fraser was known during his lifetime for his contributions to the Western genre, directing or scripting films for the likes of Harry Carey, John Wayne, and even ... See full bio »


(age 85) in Pomona, California, USA

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Batman Writer
Wildcat Saunders Director
West of Mojave Director


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 2018 The Forsaken Westerns (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Trigger Tales (2018) ... (as Harry Fraser)
 1952 Craig Kennedy, Criminologist (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- The Strange Destiny (1952) ... (as Harry Fraser)
- The False Claimant (1952) ... (as Harry Fraser)
- The Case of Fleming Lewis (1952) ... (as Harry Fraser)
- The Big Shakedown (1952) ... (as Harry Fraser)
- Murder on Stage 9 (1952) ... (as Harry Fraser)
 1951 Trigger Tales (TV Movie)
 1949 Stallion Canyon (as Harry Fraser)
 1946 Jungle Terror
 1946 Thunder Town (as Harry Fraser)
 1946 Ambush Trail (as Harry Fraser)
 1946 Six Gun Man (as Harry Fraser)
 1945 Navajo Kid (as Harry Fraser)
 1945 Flaming Bullets (as Harry Fraser)
 1945 Frontier Fugitives (as Harry Fraser)
 1945 Three in the Saddle (as Harry Fraser)
 1945 The White Gorilla (as H.L. Fraser)
 1945 Enemy of the Law (as Harry Fraser)
 1944 Gunsmoke Mesa (as Harry Fraser)
 1944 Brand of the Devil (as Harry Fraser)
 1944 Outlaw Roundup (as Harry Fraser)
 1941 Jungle Man (as Harry Fraser)
 1940 Lightning Strikes West (as Harry Fraser)
 1940 Phantom Rancher (as Harry Fraser)
 1939 Lure of the Wasteland (as Harry Fraser)
 1938 Songs and Saddles (as Harry Fraser)
 1938 Six-Shootin' Sheriff (as Harry Fraser)
 1938 Spirit of Youth (as Harry Fraser)
 1937 Jungle Menace
 1937 Heroes of the Alamo (as Harry Fraser)
 1937 Galloping Dynamite (as Harry Fraser)
 1937 Dark Manhattan (as Harry Fraser)
 1936 Fury Below (as Harry Fraser)
 1936 Aces Wild (as Harry Fraser)
 1936 Cavalcade of the West (as Harry Fraser)
 1936 Romance Rides the Range (as Harry Fraser)
 1936 The Riding Avenger (as Harry Fraser)
 1936 Feud of the West (as Harry Fraser)
 1936 Wildcat Saunders (as Harry Fraser)
 1936 Hair-Trigger Casey (as Harry Fraser)
 1936 Ghost Town (as Harry Fraser)
 1935 The Last of the Clintons (as Harry Fraser)
 1935 Wild Mustang (as Harry Fraser)
 1935 Saddle Aces (as Harry Fraser)
 1935 Fighting Pioneers (as Harry Fraser)
 1935 Rustler's Paradise (as Harry Fraser)
 1935 Social Error (as Harry Fraser)
 1935 Wagon Trail (as Harry Fraser)
 1935 The Pecos Kid (as Harry Fraser)
 1935 The Reckless Buckaroo (as Harry Fraser)
 1934 'Neath the Arizona Skies (as Harry Fraser)
 1934 Gunfire (as Harry Fraser)
 1934 Fighting Through (as Harry Fraser)
 1934 The Tonto Kid (as Harry Frazer)
 1934 Randy Rides Alone (as Harry Fraser)
 1933 The Wolf Dog
 1933 The Fighting Parson (as Harry Fraser)
 1933 Rainbow Ranch (as Harry Fraser)
 1933 The Fugitive (as Harry Fraser)
 1933 Diamond Trail (as Harry Fraser)
 1932 The Savage Girl (as Harry Fraser)
 1932 Broadway to Cheyenne (as Harry Fraser)
 1932 Honor of the Mounted (as Harry Fraser)
 1932 Law of the North (as Harry Fraser)
 1932 Mason of the Mounted (as Harry Fraser)
 1932 Vanishing Men (as Harry Fraser)
 1932 Texas Pioneers (as Harry Fraser)
 1932 The Reckoning (as Harry Fraser)
 1932 Ghost City (as Harry Fraser)
 1931 Straight Goods (Short)
 1931 Land of Wanted Men (as Harry Fraser)
 1931 Oklahoma Jim (as Harry Fraser)
 1931 The Montana Kid (as Harry Frazer)
 1931 Night Class (Short)
 1931 Open House (Short)
 1931 Bare Knees (Short)
 1929 Cross Country Run (Short)
 1926 Luke Warm Daze (Short) (as Harry Jones)
 1925 The Wildcat
 1925 Sky's the Limit (unconfirmed)
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Show Show Actor (7 credits)
Show Show Producer (7 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Directed a pilot for a western series to be called "Trigger Tales" with James Warren.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Wayne Carter | Harry P. Christ | Harry S. Christ | Harry C. Crist | Harry P. Crist | Harry Crist | Miller Easton | Weston Edwards | H.L. Fraser | Harry Fraser | Harry Frazer | Harry James | Harry O. Jones | Harry Jones | Timothy Munro | Monroe Talbot | Monro Talbot | Munro Talbot | Victor Von Resarf | Edward Weston


Audrey Brown  (his death) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[about director Spencer Gordon Bennet] Spencer once lamented that his skill as a cost cutter [never once going over schedule or over budget] actually worked against him, in that he found himself being assigned fewer shooting days and lower budgets on each successive project in his later years.


Father of Ruth Findlay, who had roles in several of her father's films including Heroes of the Alamo (1937). See more »


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