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      Joseph Santley

      Joseph Santley

      Highest Rated: 95% The Cocoanuts (1929)

      Lowest Rated: 95% The Cocoanuts (1929)

      Birthday: Jan 10, 1889

      Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

      With a successful directing career, Joseph Santley boasts the ability to create compelling screen images. At the start of his Hollywood career, Santley was directing a variety of independent films, such as the Groucho Marx comedic adaptation "The Cocoanuts" (1929), "Harmony Lane" (1935) and "Waterfront Lady" (1935). He also appeared in "The Smartest Girl in Town" (1936) and "Walking on Air" (1936). He continued to work in film in the thirties and the forties, directing motion pictures like "Blond Cheat" (1938), "Always in Trouble" (1938) and the musical "Melody Ranch" (1940) with Gene Autry. Nearing the end of his career, Santley directed the comedy "Joan of Ozark" (1942) with Judy Canova, "Remember Pearl Harbor" (1942) and "Brazil" (1944). He also appeared in "Rosie, the Riveter" (1944) and "Jamboree" (1944). Santley more recently produced "Hey Mulligan" (NBC, 1953-55). Santley had zero children. Santley passed away in August 1971 at the age of 82.

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet When You're Smiling Director - 1950
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Make Believe Ballroom Director - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Shadow of a Woman Director - 1946
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hitchhike to Happiness Director - 1945
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Earl Carroll Vanities Director - 1945
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jamboree Director - 1944
      No Score Yet 40% Rosie the Riveter Director - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Three Little Sisters Director - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Brazil Director - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Goodnight Sweetheart Director - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sleepy Lagoon Director - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Shantytown Director - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Chatterbox Director - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Yokel Boy Director - 1942
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Call of the Canyon Director - 1942
      No Score Yet 100% Remember Pearl Harbor Director - 1942
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Tragedy at Midnight Director - 1942
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Joan of Ozark Director - 1942
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Down Mexico Way Director - 1941
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ice-Capades Director - 1941
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rookies on Parade Director - 1941
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sis Hopkins Director - 1941
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dancing on a Dime Director - 1941
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Puddin' Head Director - 1940
      No Score Yet 13% Music in My Heart Director - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Melody Ranch Director - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Behind the News Director - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Spirit of Culver Director - 1939
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Family Next Door Director - 1939
      No Score Yet No Score Yet She's Got Everything Director - 1938
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Always in Trouble Director - 1938
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Blond Cheat Director - 1938
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Meet the Missus Director - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet There Goes the Groom Director - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Her Master's Voice Director - 1936
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dancing Feet Director - 1936
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Smartest Girl in Town Director - 1936
      No Score Yet 33% Walking on Air Director - 1936
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Harmony Lane Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Waterfront Lady Director - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Million Dollar Baby Director - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Loudspeaker Director - 1934
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Young and Beautiful Director - 1934
      95% 69% The Cocoanuts Director - 1929

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Colgate Comedy Hour Director 1950