Stuart Whitman

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Stuart Maxwell Whitman (February 1, 1928 – March 16, 2020) was an American actor. Whitman was arguably best-known for playing Marshal Jim Crown in the western television series Cimarron Strip in 1967. Whitman also starred with John Wayne in the Western movie, The Comancheros, in 1961, and received top billing as the romantic lead in the extravagant aerial epic Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines in 1965. Description above from the Wikipedia article Stuart Whitman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Eaten Alive (1976)

A psychotic redneck who owns a dilapidated hotel in the backwater swamps of Louisiana kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tobe Hooper
CAST:  Neville Brand  •  Mel Ferrer  •  Carolyn Jones  •  Marilyn Burns

Mean Johnny Barrows (1976)

A Vietnam veteran gets caught in a mob war with a couple of double-crossers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Williamson
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  Roddy McDowall  •  Stuart Whitman  •  Jenny Sherman

7 Men from Now (1956)

Aging lawman Ben Stride burns a trail of murderous revenge across a hardscrabble landscape searching for his wife's murderers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Budd Boetticher
CAST:  Randolph Scott  •  Gail Russell  •  Lee Marvin  •  Walter Reed

The Comancheros (1961)

Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Wayne  •  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Stuart Whitman  •  Ina Balin  •  Nehemiah Persoff

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

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An alien and a robot land on Earth after World War II and tell mankind to be peaceful or face destruction.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Michael Rennie  •  Patricia Neal  •  Hugh Marlowe  •  Sam Jaffe

The Decks Ran Red (1958)

A band of dishonest seamen plans a murderous mutiny aboard the S.S. Berwind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  James Mason  •  Dorothy Dandridge  •  Broderick Crawford  •  Stuart Whitman

The Longest Day (1962)

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin  •  Bernhard Wicki  •  Andrew Marton
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Henry Fonda  •  Sean Connery

Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours ... (1965)

In order to boost circulation of his newspaper, Lord Rawnsley announces an air race and offers £10,000 to the first person who can fly across the English Channel. But one of the participants, Percy, plots to sabotage his competitor's planes. Will Percy triumph?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Sarah Miles  •  James Fox  •  Alberto Sordi

The Mark (1961)

A man who served prison time for intent to molest a child tries to build a new life with the help of a sympathetic psychiatrist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Green
CAST:  Maria Schell  •  Stuart Whitman  •  Rod Steiger  •  Brenda De Banzie

Interrupted Melody (1955)

Interrupted Melody is the inspirational filmed biography of world-renowned Australian soprano Marjorie Lawrence. She’s a foremost Wagnerian, equal to the vocal and physical demands of the composer’s oeuvre. And she’s a beacon of triumph to anyone who fights back ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Roger Moore  •  Cecil Kellaway

Murder, Inc. (1960)

Chronicles the rise and fall of the organised crime syndicate known as Murder, Incorporated, focusing on powerful boss Lepke and violent hit man Reles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Rosenberg  •  Burt Balaban
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  May Britt  •  Peter Falk  •  Henry Morgan

Butterfly (1982)

Orson Welles, as Judge Rauch, holds a lengthy trial against Jess Tyler, a caretaker deserted by his wife ten years before, who’s accused of improper relations with his daughter Kady. Complications follows when Wash, father of Kady’s baby, comes back to take her away.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Cimber
CAST:  Stacy Keach  •  Pia Zadora  •  Orson Welles  •  Ed McMahon

Night of the Lepus (1972)

Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the southwest!!  (more)

DIRECTION:  William F. Claxton
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Janet Leigh  •  Rory Calhoun  •  DeForest Kelley

Silver Lode (1954)

Dan Ballard, a respected citizen in the western town of Silver Lode, has his wedding interrupted by four men led by Ned McCarty, an old acquaintance who, as a US Marshal, arrests Ballard for the murder of his brother and the theft of $20,000. Ballard seeks to stall ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  John Payne  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Dan Duryea  •  Dolores Moran

The Monster Club (1981)

A vampire attacks a horror author on the street and then invites him to a nearby club as a gesture of gratitude, which turns out to be a meeting place for assorted creatures of the night. The vampire then regales him with three stories, each interspersed with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Donald Pleasence  •  John Carradine  •  Stuart Whitman

The Veils of Bagdad (1953)

Antar is sent by Suleiman, head of the Ottoman Empire, to Bagdad to prevent Hammam, Pasha of Bagdad, from purchasing the services of local leader Mustapha to unite the hill tribes and overthrow the emperor. The intrigue mounts as Antar falls in love with dancer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Mari Blanchard  •  Virginia Field  •  Guy Rolfe

Walking My Baby Back Home (1953)

A young man from a wealthy New York family pursues a career as the leader of a dance band. Musical.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Donald O'Connor  •  Janet Leigh  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Scatman Crothers

The Girl in Black Stockings (1957)

Residents at a posh Utah hotel become suspects when a girl is found murdered during a pool party. Local sheriff Jess Holmes takes charge of the investigation and must discover who among the terrified guests and staff -- including bodacious vixen Harriet Ames, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard W. Koch
CAST:  Lex Barker  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Mamie Van Doren  •  Ron Randell

The Sound and the Fury (1959)

Drama focusing on a family of Southern aristocrats who are trying to deal with the dissolution of their clan and the loss of its reputation, faith, fortunes and respect.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Ritt
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Margaret Leighton  •  Stuart Whitman

The All American (1953)

A family tragedy causes a college football quarterback to re-think his goals in life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse Hibbs
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Lori Nelson  •  Richard Long  •  Mamie Van Doren
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