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Leigh Jason (1904–1979)

Leigh Jason (born Leigh Jacobson) was an instructor at UCLA before entering the film business in 1924 as an electrician. He turned to screenwriting in 1926, then changed his name to Leigh Jason when he started directing in 1928. He turned out numerous shorts and B pictures, mainly thrillers and light comedies, up to the 1950s, when he began to ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1935)
High Gear Director
(1933)
(1929)
Lady for a Night Director
(1942)

Filmography

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 1961 The Choppers
 1958 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Arson (1958)
- The Dark Horse (1958)
 1957 The Thin Man (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Angel Biz (1957)
 1956 The Go-Getter
 1955 The People's Choice (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Nature Study (1955)
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Target Hurricane (1955)
- The Frozen Sound (1955)
- Marked 'Danger (1955)
 1955 Your Play Time (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1954 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Progressive (1954)
- Close Factory (1954)
 1953 Footlights Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1952-1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Junior (1952)
 1952 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Aftermath (1952)
- Tiger Bait (1952)
- Operation E.S.P. (1952)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Homecoming (1952)
 1952 Okinawa
 1944 Nine Girls
 1941 Model Wife
 1939 Career
 1937 Wise Girl
 1936 Love on a Bet
 1935 A Returned Engagement (Short)
 1935 Metropolitan Nocturne (Short)
 1935 Love, Honor and Obey (The Law!) (Short) (uncredited)
 1935 Hail, Brother (Short)
 1935 The Spirit of 1976 (Short)
 1934 Nifty Nurses (Short)
 1934 Super Stupid (Short)
 1934 Roamin' Vandals (Short)
 1934 Bubbling Over (Short)
 1934 Apples to You! (Short)
 1934 Everybody Likes Music (Short)
 1934 The Knife of the Party (Short)
 1933 Signing 'em Up (Short)
 1933 A Preferred List (Short)
 1933 High Gear
 1931 Humanettes No. 10 (Short)
 1931 Humanettes No. 11 (Short)
 1931 Humanettes No. 12 (Short)
 1931 Humanettes No. 6 (Short)
 1931 Humanettes No. 7 (Short)
 1931 Humanettes No. 8 (Short)
 1931 Humanettes No. 9 (Short)
 1930 Humanettes No. 2 (Short)
 1930 Humanettes No. 3 (Short)
 1930 Humanettes No. 4 (Short)
 1930 Humanettes No. 5 (Short)
 1930 Humanettes No. 1 (Short)
 1929 The Tip Off
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