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Irving Cummings

  • Highest Rated: 56% In Old Arizona (1928)
  • Lowest Rated: 50% The White Parade (1934)
  • Birthday: Oct 9, 1888
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • A stage actor in the 1900s, Cummings began acting in films in 1909. He appeared in such notable films as Cecil B. De Mille's Don't Change Your Husband and the comedy The Saphead with Buster Keaton. Cummings switched to directing in the early '20s and helmed numerous silent dramas and actioners. In the '30s and '40s he showed a special flair for musicals, guiding such beloved performers as Shirley Temple (Curly Top, Poor Little Rich Girl, Little Miss Broadway, Just Around the Corner), Alice Faye (Hollywood Cavalcade, Lillian Russell, That Night in Rio), and Betty Grable (Down Argentine Way, Springtime in the Rockies, Sweet Rosie O'Grady, The Dolly Sisters). Cummings' other notable talkies include the Cisco Kid western In Old Arizona, which he co-directed with Raoul Wals; the Irving Berlin musical Louisiana Purchase starring Bob Hope; and the Paul Dresser biopic My Gal Sal starring Rita Hayworth.

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No Score Yet The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (The Modern Miracle) Director 2000
No Score Yet Double Dynamite (It's Only Money) Director 1951
No Score Yet The Dolly Sisters Director 1945
No Score Yet The Impatient Years Director Producer 1944
No Score Yet What a Woman! Director Producer 1943
No Score Yet Sweet Rosie O'grady Director 1943
No Score Yet Springtime in the Rockies Director 1942
No Score Yet My Gal Sal Director 1942
No Score Yet Louisiana Purchase Director 1941
No Score Yet Belle Starr Director 1941
No Score Yet That Night in Rio Director 1941
No Score Yet Down Argentine Way Director 1940
No Score Yet Lillian Russell Director 1940
No Score Yet Hollywood Cavalcade Director 1939
No Score Yet Everything Happens at Night Director 1939
No Score Yet Just Around the Corner Director 1938
No Score Yet Little Miss Broadway Director 1938
No Score Yet Vogues of 1938 Director 1937
No Score Yet Girls' Dormitory Director 1936
No Score Yet Poor Little Rich Girl Director 1936
No Score Yet Curly Top Director 1935
50% The White Parade Director 1934
No Score Yet The Cisco Kid Director 1931
No Score Yet Behind That Curtain Director 1929
56% In Old Arizona Director 1928
No Score Yet Broken Hearts of Broadway Producer Director 1923
No Score Yet Flesh and Blood Producer Director 1922
No Score Yet The Saphead Mark Turner 1920
No Score Yet Sex Dick Wallace 1920
No Score Yet Don't Change Your Husband Actor 1919
No Score Yet Uncle Tom's Cabin Harris 1914


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