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Will Jason (1910–1970)

Entering the film industry at age 13, Will Jason performed a variety of jobs, including scoring several films, before turning to directing. His output was mostly routine, consisting of low-budget horror movies, light comedies and an "Arabian Nights" adventure or two. Unlike many B directors, though, Jason often produced his own films. He was the ... See full bio »


(age 59) in Guadalajara, Mexico

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 1960 Shotgun Slade (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- The Spanish Box (1960)
- Killer's Brand (1960)
- Backtrack (1960)
- Sudden Death (1960)
 1953-1957 The Big Story (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Cat (1957)
- The Cat (1953)
 1956 Ethel Barrymore Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Gentle Years (1956)
 1954-1955 The Whistler (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Cancelled Flight (1955)
- The Lovely Look (1955)
- Borrowed Byline (1955)
- The Pattern (1955)
 1954 Mandrake the Magician (TV Short)
 1953 Short Short Dramas (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Follow-Up (1953)
 1951 Disc Jockey
 1951 The Harlem Globetrotters (basketball sequences)
 1949 Kazan
 1948 Music Man
 1948 Campus Sleuth
 1946 Blonde Alibi
 1946 Idea Girl
 1945 Guest Pests (Short)
 1944 Tahiti Nights
 1944 Safety Sleuth (Short)
 1944 Movie Pests (Short)
 1944 Why Daddy? (Short)
 1944 Important Business (Short)
 1944 Groovie Movie (Short)
 1944 Home Maid (Short)
 1944 Practical Joker (Short)
 1943 No News Is Good News (Short)
 1943 My Tomato (Short)
 1943 Tips on Trips (Short)
 1943 Fixin' Tricks (Short)
 1943 Scrap Happy (Short)
 1943 Seventh Column (Short)
 1943 Sky Science (Documentary short)
 1943 Inca Gold (Short)
 1943 Young and Beautiful (Short)
 1943 First Aid (Short)
 1942 Calling All Pa's (Short)
 1942 Victory Vittles (Short)
 1942 Barbee-Cues (Short)
 1942 Victory Quiz (Short)
 1942 What About Daddy? (Short)
 1941 Water Bugs (Short)
 1941 Cuban Rhythm (Short)
 1941 Take Me Back to My Boots and Saddle (Short) (uncredited)
 1941 Memory Tricks (Short)
 1941 Ghost Treasure (Short)
 1941 Quiz Biz (Short)
 1941 Penny to the Rescue (Short)
 1940 A Failure at Fifty (Short)
 1940 Fashion Takes a Holiday (Short documentary)
 1938 Once Over Lightly (Short)
 1938 Penny's Picnic (Short)
 1938 Anaesthesia (Short)
 1938 Snow Gets in Your Eyes (Short)
 1938 The Canary Comes Across (Short)
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After his death, his widow, Selena Jason (Stuben) re-married Ray Nazarro. Ray called Selena to express his condolences upon hearing of Will's death and the two instantly hit it off and were married within 6 months. See more »

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