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      Raoul Walsh

      Raoul Walsh

      Highest Rated: 100% The World in His Arms (1952)

      Lowest Rated: 40% The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956)

      Birthday: Mar 11, 1887

      Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

      With a film career spanning more than half a century, director Raoul Walsh was a highly prolific filmmaker capable of helming quality motion pictures in a wide array of genres that demonstrated a simple but straightforward style. Starting his career as an actor during the silent era - which he continued sporadically thereafter - Walsh struggled to find his footing as a director until helming "The Roaring Twenties" (1939) for Warner Bros., which commenced a fruitful 15-year career that saw his best work come to light. Walsh worked often with some of Hollywood's top talent - Errol Flynn, James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Humphrey Bogart and Rita Hayworth - on films like "High Sierra" (1941), "Gentlemen Jim" (1942), "Objective, Burma!" (1945) and "Colorado Territory" (1949). He made the archetypal gangster film, "White Heat" (1949) with Cagney, which served as an influence on countless heist movies made years later. But Walsh's fertile period came to an end when his contract at Warner Bros. was up in 1953. He went on to direct notable films like "The Tall Men" (1955) and "Band of Angels" (1957), but nothing that matched his heyday of the previous decades. Despite the 1950s drop off, Walsh's long and productive career marked him for consideration among the best craftsman at work during Hollywood's golden era.

      Highest rated movies

      91% The Birth of a Nation
      86% Sadie Thompson
      80% The Life of General Villa

      Photos

      KLONDIKE ANNIE, boxer James Braddock, left, visits Mae West, director Raoul Walsh, on-set, 1936 SADIE THOMPSON, Raoul Walsh, Gloria Swanson, 1928 THEY DIED WITH THEIR BOOTS ON, from left, front, director Raoul Walsh, Robert Schoenhut, Sr., 1941 HIGH SIERRA, Humphrey Bogart and Director Raoul Walsh ready for the last hard sequence on Mt.Whitney, 1941 BAND OF ANGELS, Clark Gable and Yvonne De Carlo taking direction from Raoul Walsh, 1957 HIGH SIERRA, Humphrey Bogart, director Raoul Walsh on set, 1941 THEY DIED WITH THEIR BOOTS ON, from left, Errol Flynn, director Raoul Walsh, James Cagney, (visiting from set of THE BRIDE CAME C.O.D.), 1941 THEY DIED WITH THEIR BOOTS ON, Errol Flynn, (left), director Raoul Walsh, (right), celebrating script girl's birthday on-set, 1941 THEY DIED WITH THEIR BOOTS ON, from left, Olivia de Havilland, director Raoul Walsh, on-set candid, 1941 SADIE THOMPSON, Raoul Walsh, Gloria Swanson, 1928 SADIE THOMPSON, Raoul Walsh, Gloria Swanson, 1928 GOING HOLLYWOOD, from left, Bing Crosby, Marion Davies, director Raoul Walsh, on-set, 1933 THE WORLD IN HIS ARMS, Gregory Peck, Ann Blyth, director Raoul Walsh examining Nova Scotia sea charts on set, 1952 THE THIEF OF BAGDAD, from left: director Raoul Walsh, Douglas Fairbanks Sr., relaxing on set, 1924 THE THIEF OF BAGDAD, Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. (left), director Raoul Walsh (center), on set, 1924 THE BIRTH OF A NATION, Raoul Walsh, Alberta Lee, Joseph Henabery, 1915 THE BIRTH OF A NATION, Joseph Henabery, Raoul Walsh, 1915

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      50% 40% A Distant Trumpet Director - 1964
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Marines, Let's Go Director,
      Producer
      - 1961
      86% 78% Come September Producer - 1961
      40% 28% Esther and the King Director,
      Producer,
      Screenwriter
      - 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Private's Affair Director - 1959
      No Score Yet 42% The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw Director - 1958
      83% 46% The Naked and the Dead Director - 1958
      60% 65% Band of Angels Director - 1957
      No Score Yet 36% The King and Four Queens Director - 1956
      40% 56% The Revolt of Mamie Stover Director - 1956
      78% 62% The Tall Men Director - 1955
      No Score Yet 44% Battle Cry Director,
      Producer
      - 1955
      No Score Yet 75% Saskatchewan Director - 1954
      No Score Yet 57% Sea Devils Director - 1953
      67% 25% A Lion Is in the Streets Director - 1953
      No Score Yet 67% The Lawless Breed Director,
      Producer
      - 1953
      No Score Yet 30% Gun Fury Director - 1953
      No Score Yet 40% Blackbeard, the Pirate Director - 1952
      100% 55% The World in His Arms Director - 1952
      No Score Yet 20% Glory Alley Director - 1952
      100% 78% Captain Horatio Hornblower Director,
      Producer
      - 1951
      No Score Yet 42% Distant Drums Director - 1951
      No Score Yet 56% Along the Great Divide Director - 1951
      No Score Yet 30% It's a Great Feeling Self - 1949
      No Score Yet 70% Colorado Territory Director - 1949
      94% 93% White Heat Director - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet One Sunday Afternoon Director - 1948
      No Score Yet 57% Fighter Squadron Director - 1948
      No Score Yet 39% Silver River Director - 1948
      No Score Yet 67% Cheyenne Director - 1947
      100% 81% Pursued Director - 1947
      80% 75% The Man I Love Director - 1946
      64% 64% The Horn Blows at Midnight Director - 1945
      86% 72% Objective, Burma! Director - 1945
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Salty O'Rourke Director - 1945
      No Score Yet 73% Uncertain Glory Director - 1944
      No Score Yet 38% Northern Pursuit Director - 1943
      No Score Yet 45% Background to Danger Director - 1943
      67% 70% Desperate Journey Director - 1942
      100% 86% Gentleman Jim Director - 1942
      No Score Yet 76% Manpower Director - 1941
      100% 75% The Strawberry Blonde Director - 1941
      82% 75% They Died With Their Boots On Director - 1941
      92% 78% High Sierra Director - 1941
      100% 70% Dark Command Director - 1940
      92% 70% They Drive by Night Director - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dark Command Director - 1940
      100% 89% The Roaring Twenties Director - 1939
      No Score Yet No Score Yet St. Louis Blues Director - 1939
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Best of the Blues Unknown (Character),
      Director
      - 1939
      No Score Yet 52% College Swing Director - 1938
      No Score Yet No Score Yet When Thief Meets Thief Director - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet You're in the Army Now Director - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hitting a New High Director - 1937
      No Score Yet 67% Artists and Models Director - 1937
      No Score Yet 54% Klondike Annie Director - 1936
      86% 57% Big Brown Eyes Director - 1936
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Spendthrift Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1936
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Under Pressure Director - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Every Night at Eight Director - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Baby Face Harrington Director - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sailor's Luck Director - 1933
      No Score Yet 42% The Bowery Director - 1933
      80% 55% Going Hollywood Director - 1933
      No Score Yet 58% Me and My Gal Director - 1932
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wild Girl Director - 1932
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Women of All Nations Director - 1931
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Yellow Ticket Director,
      Producer
      - 1931
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Who Came Back Director,
      Producer
      - 1931
      100% 71% The Big Trail Director - 1930
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Cockeyed World Director - 1929
      56% 35% In Old Arizona Director - 1929
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Red Dance Director - 1928
      86% 75% Sadie Thompson Sergeant Timothy "Tim" O'Hara (Character),
      Director,
      Screenwriter,
      Producer
      - 1928
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Loves of Carmen Director - 1927
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Monkey Talks Director - 1927
      100% 77% What Price Glory? Director - 1926
      97% 83% The Thief of Bagdad Director - 1924
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kindred of the Dust Director,
      Producer
      - 1922
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dangerous Business Producer - 1920
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Conqueror Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1917
      100% 69% The Regeneration Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1915
      91% 49% The Birth of a Nation John Wilkes Booth (uncredited) (Character),
      Film Editing,
      Assistant Director
      - 1915
      78% No Score Yet Carmen Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1915
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Little Country Mouse The Designing Guest (Character) - 1914
      80% No Score Yet The Life of General Villa Unknown (Character) - 1914