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DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of ERNEST B. SCHOEDSACK


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#1 of 22 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted August 03 2005 - 09:20 AM

DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of ERNEST B. SCHOEDSACK

Rank ‘em, rate ‘em, review ‘em or whatever.

ERNEST B. SCHOEDSACK

This Is Cinerama (1952) (uncredited) (prologue only)
Mighty Joe Young (1949)
... aka Mr. Joseph Young of Africa
Dr. Cyclops (1940)
... aka Doctor Cyclops (USA: poster title)
Outlaws of the Orient (1937)
Trouble in Morocco (1937)
The Last Days of Pompeii (1935)
Long Lost Father (1934)
The Son of Kong (1933)
Blind Adventure (1933)
The Monkey's Paw (1933)
King Kong (1933)
... aka The Eighth Wonder
... aka The Eighth Wonder of the World
The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
... aka The Hounds of Zaroff (UK)
Rango (1931)
The Four Feathers (1929)
Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness (1927)
... aka Chang (USA: short title)
Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (1925) (uncredited)
... aka Grass (USA: short title)
... aka Grass, the Epic of a Lost Tribe (USA)



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#2 of 22 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted August 03 2005 - 09:21 AM

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ERNEST B. SCHOEDSACK (1893 - 1979)


Mighty Joe Young (1949) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Dr. Cyclops (1940) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

Outlaws of the Orient (1937)
Trouble in Morocco (1937)
The Last Days of Pompeii (1935) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Long Lost Father (1934) Posted Image Posted Image
The Son of Kong (1933) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Blind Adventure (1933)
The Monkey's Paw (1933)
King Kong (1933) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Most Dangerous Game (1932) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Rango (1931)
The Four Feathers (1929) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness (1927) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (1925) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image




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#3 of 22 OFFLINE   Steve Christou

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Posted August 03 2005 - 10:25 AM

[rant]"Don't be alarmed ladies and gentlemen. Those chains are made of chrome steel." [/rant]

Mighty Joe Young (1949) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Dr. Cyclops (1940) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Last Days of Pompeii (1935) Posted Image Posted Image
The Son of Kong (1933) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
King Kong (1933) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
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King Kong, the greatest monster movie of them all [cue hissing from Godzilla fans], and a super duper special edition of Kong is hopefully coming out at the end of the year to coincide with Peter Jackson's cgi'd remake.Posted Image

1)King Kong (1933)
2)Mighty Joe Young (1949)
3)The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
4)Son of Kong (1933)
5)Dr.Cyclops (1940)


Average Rating 3.6 out of 5

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#4 of 22 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted August 03 2005 - 10:35 AM

Seen: 4
Like: 1
Own: 1

Rank order:

The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
King Kong (1933)
Mighty Joe Young (1949)
The Monkey's Paw (1933)

"Movies should be like amusement parks. People should go to them to have fun." - Billy Wilder

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#5 of 22 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted August 03 2005 - 10:58 AM

*1. King Kong - A
*2. Mighty Joe Young - B+
*3. The Son of Kong - B
4. The Most Dangerous Game - B


5. Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness - B

Own: 3


2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#6 of 22 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted August 03 2005 - 12:53 PM

This Is Cinerama (1952) (uncredited) (prologue only)
Mighty Joe Young (1949) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image (Own the DVD)
Dr. Cyclops (1940) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Outlaws of the Orient (1937)
Trouble in Morocco (1937)
The Last Days of Pompeii (1935)
Long Lost Father (1934)
The Son of Kong (1933) Posted Image Posted Image (Used to own the LD)
Blind Adventure (1933)
The Monkey's Paw (1933)
King Kong (1933) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image (Own the DVD)
The Most Dangerous Game (1932) Posted Image Posted Image (Own the DVD)
Rango (1931)
The Four Feathers (1929)
Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness (1927)
Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (1925) (uncredited)

Seen 5
Own 3
       

#7 of 22 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted August 03 2005 - 01:18 PM

You don't like King Kong??!!!
Not enough to want to see it again. Just a tad too cheesy for my tastes.
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#8 of 22 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted August 03 2005 - 02:00 PM

Seen The Most Dangerous Game, Dr. Cyclops and the big ape movies. Posted Image

#9 of 22 OFFLINE   Mario Gauci

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Posted August 04 2005 - 12:14 AM

In order of merit:


1.King Kong (1933) ****
2.The Most Dangerous Game (1932) ***1/2
3.The Last Days of Pompeii (1935) ***
4.Mighty Joe Young (1949) ***
5.Dr. Cyclops (1940) ***
6.Son Of Kong (1933) **1/2


Brook, I highly recommend THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME - a fascinating masterwork in its own right and among the most influential in horror-film history; besides, the Criterion DVD is priced lower than usual since the film has fallen into the Public Domain, and it features a typically insightful commentary track from Bruce Eder...but, alas, none of the lost footage: the film originally ran for some 84 minutes but was subsequently pared down (the cuts were mainly imposed by the censors) to an ultra-brisk, if still highly satisfacory, 63!

Needless to say, I can't wait for the KING KONG "Special Edition" (one of my most-watched films) - and even more so if both SON OF KONG (1933) and MIGHTY JOE YOUNG are included in the package...

#10 of 22 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted August 23 2005 - 11:16 PM

Updated Master list...............................
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#11 of 22 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted December 10 2005 - 05:23 AM

Updated:
The Son of Kong - B
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#12 of 22 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted February 25 2006 - 08:47 AM

Updated:

Mighty Joe Young - B+
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#13 of 22 OFFLINE   Martin Teller

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Posted November 29 2006 - 04:03 AM

King Kong (1933) - 7/10
The Most Dangerous Game (1932) - 6/10


I've definitely seen Son of Kong and Mighty Joe Young, but it's been way too long.

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Posted December 02 2006 - 01:47 AM

Updated Master list...............................
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Posted April 05 2008 - 04:51 AM

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#16 of 22 OFFLINE   Ray H

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Posted April 15 2008 - 08:58 AM

Mighty Joe Young (1949) 3/5
The Son of Kong (1933) 2.5/5
King Kong (1933) 5/5
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#17 of 22 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted April 17 2008 - 07:05 AM

Sorry Mario, this didn't come off as a horror film at all to me, and certainly not a masterwork.

Updated:

The Most Dangerous Game - B
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

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Posted September 18 2010 - 09:01 AM

Update:


The Four Feathers (1929)


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Posted November 05 2010 - 06:30 PM

I'm surprised there's not more interest expressed online for "The Monkey's Paw." I actually place this ahead of "London After Midnight" in lost films I would love to be found.


This movie would seem like it has everything going for it: It was made by the same folks who made "King Kong," right down to Willis O'Brien being responsible for the special effects; it came out the same year as "King Kong,"; it features an interesting cast, including the great C. Aubrey Smith; it's based on one of the creepiest short stories ever written; and it was a pre-Code production.


I remember a few years back when I first learned that this film existed - and before I realized that it might be forever lost - I couldn't wait to see it. Has there been any serious search for this film? Could a print of it be buried in a vault in some old, falling down movie house? What happened to this movie? Does anybody know the last time it might have been screened? Did it ever appear on television? So many questions. Hopefully there will be some answers forthcoming and soon. You would think somebody from Cooper's estate, or Shoedsack's estate, or O'Brien's estate, or David O'Selznick's estate would know where a print might be hidden way.


This isn't like the lost spider pit footage from "King Kong" that was cut before the film was scored and released. This was an actual movie that people paid money to go see back in '33. There was some guy over on IMDb who claimed to have seen this movie on its initial run. There have been a lot of other movies saved from the ashes - Edison's 1910 "Frankenstein" and Universal's "The Old Dark House" from 1932 come to mind - so is it possible that this one could be saved, too?


Is there anybody out there who cares, who might know where this potential film gem might be found?



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Posted November 05 2010 - 07:43 PM

It seems each passing year has more and more lost films being discovered so it's certainly not impossible.  I'd say TMP has had quite a few people searching for it over the years due to its connection with some "well known" titles.  There was recently a very large find in Russia and rumor has it that some highly wanted titles are included so who knows what might be there or in various other vaults from around the world.