Edward Ludwig

Edward Ludwig

Highest Rated: 100% The Fighting Seabees (1944)

Lowest Rated: 60% The Black Scorpion (1957)

Birthday: Oct 07, 1899

Birthplace: Balta, Russia

With a successful directing career, Edward Ludwig boasts the ability to create compelling screen images. Early in his directing career, Ludwig worked on a variety of independent films, including such titles as "Let's Be Ritzy" (1934), "A Woman's Man" (1934) and the dramatic adaptation "The Man Who Reclaimed His Head" (1934) with Claude Rains. He also appeared in the musical "Old Man Rhythm" (1935) with Charles "Buddy" Rogers, the comedic drama "Adventure in Manhattan" (1936) with Jean Arthur and "Fatal Lady" (1936). He continued to work in film in the thirties and the forties, directing motion pictures like "The Last Gangster" (1937), "That Certain Age" (1938) and "Coast Guard" (1939). He also appeared in the Thomas Mitchell adventure "The Swiss Family Robinson" (1940). Nearing the end of his career, Ludwig directed "Wake of the Red Witch" (1948), the Mickey Rooney action flick "The Big Wheel" (1949) and the Jeff Chandler adventure "Smuggler's Island" (1951). He also appeared in the John Wayne action picture "Big Jim McLain" (1952) and the action movie "Jivaro" (1954) with Fernando Lamas. Ludwig was most recently credited in "Crimes and Misdemeanors" (1989) with Woody Allen. Ludwig passed away in August 1982 at the age of 83.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gun Hawk Director - 1963
60% 33% The Black Scorpion Director - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flame of the Islands Director,
Producer
- 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jivaro Director - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Vanquished Director - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sangaree Director - 1953
No Score Yet 42% Big Jim McLain Director - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Blazing Forest Director - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Caribbean Director - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Smuggler's Island Director - 1951
No Score Yet 12% The Big Wheel Director - 1949
No Score Yet 49% Wake of the Red Witch Director - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fabulous Texan Director - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Three Is a Family Director - 1944
100% 73% The Fighting Seabees Director - 1944
No Score Yet 43% They Came to Blow Up America Director - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Born to Sing Director - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Who Lost Himself Director - 1941
No Score Yet 31% Swiss Family Robinson Director - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Coast Guard Director - 1939
No Score Yet 44% That Certain Age Director - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Her Husband Lies Director - 1937
No Score Yet 58% The Last Gangster Director - 1937
No Score Yet 12% Adventure in Manhattan Director - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fatal Lady Director - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Old Man Rhythm Director - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Age of Indiscretion Director - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Three Kids and a Queen Director - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Let's Be Ritzy Director - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet Friends of Mr. Sweeney Director - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Who Reclaimed His Head Director - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Woman's Man Director - 1934

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Director 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Restless Gun Director 1957-1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Director 1957

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