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Sam Newfield (I) (1899–1964)

Legendary "B" picture director Sam Newfield was born Samuel Neufeld in New York City. His brother was Sigmund Neufeld, later the head of PRC Pictures, where Sam made so many of his films (so many, in fact, that he had to use the pseudonyms "Peter Stewart" and "Sherman Scott" so audiences wouldn't notice that only one man directed so much of the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Adventure Island Director
Racing Luck Director


Hide Hide Show Show Director (277 credits)
 1959 Gigantis, the Fire Monster (uncredited)
 1958 Wolf Dog
 1957 Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (TV Series) (36 episodes)
- Circle of Hate (1957)
- The Indian Doll (1957)
- The Printer (1957)
- The Long Rifles (1957)
- The Royal Grant (1957)
 1953-1954 Ramar of the Jungle (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Queen of Sidonis (1953)
- Blind Peril (1953)
- Dark Venture (1953)
 1952 The Gambler and the Lady (footage added for US release)
 1952 Outlaw Women
 1951 Sky High
 1951 Leave It to the Marines (as Samuel Newfield)
 1951 Lost Continent (as Samuel Newfield)
 1951 Mask of the Dragon (as Samuel Newfield)
 1951 Fingerprints Don't Lie (as Samuel Newfield)
 1950 Hi-Jacked
 1950 Motor Patrol
 1949 Wild Weed (as Sherman Scott)
 1949 State Department: File 649 (as Peter Stewart)
 1948 The Strange Mrs. Crane (as Sherman Scott)
 1948 Miraculous Journey (as Peter Stewart)
 1948 Lady at Midnight (as Sherman Scott)
 1948 The Counterfeiters (as Peter Stewart)
 1948 Money Madness (as Peter Stewart)
 1947 The Sea Hound (replaced by Mack V. Wright, uncredited)
 1947 Adventure Island (as Peter Stewart)
 1947 Jungle Flight (as Peter Stewart)
 1946 Lady Chaser
 1946 The Flying Serpent (as Sherman Scott, directed by)
 1945 Border Badmen
 1945 White Pongo
 1944 Swing Hostess
 1944 The Drifter
 1944 The Contender
 1944 Nabonga
 1943 Devil Riders
 1943 Tiger Fangs
 1943 The Renegade
 1943 Dead Men Walk
 1943 The Kid Rides Again (as Sherman Scott)
 1942 The Mysterious Rider (as Sherman Scott)
 1942 Along the Sundown Trail (as Peter Stewart)
 1942 Prairie Pals (as Peter Stewart)
 1942 Sheriff of Sage Valley (as Sherman Scott)
 1942 Law and Order (as Sherman Scott)
 1942 Jungle Siren
 1942 Tumbleweed Trail (as Peter Stewart)
 1942 Texas Justice
 1942 Billy the Kid's Smoking Guns (as Sherman Scott)
 1942 Rolling Down the Great Divide (as Peter Stewart)
 1942 Billy the Kid Trapped (as Sherman Scott)
 1942 Raiders of the West (as Peter Stewart)
 1942 Texas Man Hunt (as Peter Stewart)
 1941 Billy the Kid's Round-Up (as Sherman Scott)
 1941 Billy the Kid Wanted (as Sherman Scott)
 1941 The Texas Marshal (as Peter Stewart)
 1941 Billy the Kid in Santa Fe (as Sherman Scott)
 1941 Billy the Kid's Fighting Pals (as Sherman Scott)
 1941 The Lone Rider Crosses the Rio (as Samuel Newfield)
 1941 Outlaws of the Rio Grande (as Peter Stewart)
 1941 Billy the Kid's Range War (as Peter Stewart)
 1941 The Lone Rider Rides On (as Samuel Newfield)
 1940 Billy the Kid's Gun Justice (as Peter Stewart)
 1940 Riders of Black Mountain (as Peter Stewart)
 1940 Billy the Kid in Texas (as Peter Stewart)
 1940 Marked Men (as Sherman Scott)
 1940 Arizona Gang Busters (as Peter Stewart)
 1940 Gun Code (as Peter Stewart)
 1940 Billy the Kid Outlawed (as Peter Stewart)
 1940 Hold That Woman! (as Sherman Scott)
 1940 Am I Guilty?
 1940 Frontier Crusader (as Peter Stewart)
 1940 I Take This Oath (as Sherman Scott)
 1940 The Sagebrush Family Trails West (as Peter Stewart)
 1940 Texas Renegades (as Peter Stewart)
 1939 The Invisible Killer (as Sherman Scott)
 1939 Fighting Mad
 1939 Flaming Lead
 1939 Hitler: Beast of Berlin (as Sherman Scott)
 1939 Trigger Pals
 1938 Six-Gun Trail
 1938 Desert Patrol
 1937 Colorado Kid
 1937 Bar-Z Bad Men
 1936 Stormy Trails
 1936 Roarin' Lead
 1936 The Traitor
 1936 Ghost Patrol
 1936 Burning Gold
 1936/II Thoroughbred
 1936 Federal Agent
 1936 Roarin' Guns
 1935 You Can Be Had (Short)
 1935 Timber War
 1935 Racing Luck
 1933 Reform Girl (as Sam Neufeld)
 1932 Sweet Patootie (Short)
 1931 Wedding Belles (Short)
 1930 She's a He (Short)
 1930 Fellow Students (Short)
 1930 Peek-A-Boo (Short)
 1930 The Beauty Parade (Short)
 1930 Sid's Long Count (Short)
 1930 Her Bashful Beau (Short)
 1930 All Wet (Short)
 1930/II French Leave (Short)
 1929 Too Many Women (Short)
 1929 Night Owls (Short)
 1929 Stop Barking (Short)
 1929 Buster's Choice (Short)
 1929 Buster's Spooks (Short)
 1929 Outdoor Sports (Short)
 1929 Chaperons (Short)
 1929 Delivering the Goods (Short)
 1929 Magic (Short)
 1929 This Way Please (Short)
 1929 Tige's Girl Friend (Short)
 1929 She's a Pippin (Short)
 1929 Take Your Pick (Short)
 1929 Have Patience (Short)
 1929 Hold Your Horses (Short)
 1929 Out at Home (Short)
 1928 Watch the Birdie (Short)
 1928 The Newlyweds' Visit (Short)
 1928 Teacher's Pest (Short)
 1928 Buster Trims Up (Short)
 1928 Halfback Buster (Short)
 1928 Busting Buster (Short)
 1928 Good Scout Buster (Short)
 1928 Buster Minds the Baby (Short)
 1928 Sailor George (Short)
 1928 Big Game George (Short)
 1928 She's My Girl (Short)
 1928 George's School Daze (Short)
 1928 George Meets George (Short)
 1928 When George Hops (Short)
 1928 Man of Letters (Short)
 1928 Watch, George! (Short)
 1928 George's False Alarm (Short)
 1928 High Flyin' George (Short)
 1927 On Deck (Short)
 1927 The Disordered Orderly (Short)
 1927 Rushing Business (Short)
 1927 On Furlough (Short)
 1927 What an Excuse (Short)
 1927 My Mistake (Short)
 1927 Jane's Sleuth (Short)
 1927 A Gym Dandy (Short)
 1927 Auntie's Ante (Short)
 1927/I All Wet (Short)
 1927 Ask Dad (Short)
 1927 What's Your Hurry? (Short)
 1926 Jane's Predicament (Short)
 1926 Jane's Engagement Party (Short)
 1926 Please Excuse Me (Short)
 1926 Which Is Which? (Short)
Show Show Writer (7 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Sam Neufeld | Sam Newfeld | Samuel Newfield | Sherman Scott | Peter Stewart


5' 8" (1.73 m)


Violet McComas  (divorced)  (2 children)

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