Victor Halperin

Highest Rated: 89% White Zombie (1932)
Birthday: Aug 24, 1895
Birthplace: Not Available
Stage actor/director Victor Halperin was producer, director, and scripter of several low-budget film dramas and melodramas over a two-decade period. Halperin's first talkie was the Douglas Fairbanks Jr. starrer Party Girl (1929). He usually worked in collaboration, most often with his brother Edward. The Halperin Brothers were responsible for a group of murky, inexpensive horror films of the 1930s, produced independently and released by distributors ranging from mighty Paramount to less mighty Grand National. Their best work (at least, the one most frequently revived) was the eerie Bela Lugosi chiller White Zombie (1932); their oddest was A Nation Aflame (1937), an anti-racism piece based on a work by pro-racist Thomas Dixon. Victor Halperin spent his last creative years as a director at lower-rung PRC studios. He retired in 1942, completely leaving the film industry, before dying in 1983.

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No Score Yet Buried Alive Director 1939
No Score Yet Torture Ship Director 1939
No Score Yet Nation Aflame Producer Director 1937
0% Revolt of the Zombies Screenwriter Director 1936
No Score Yet I Conquer the Sea Director Producer 1936
No Score Yet Supernatural Director Producer 1933
89% White Zombie Director 1932
No Score Yet Party Girl Screenwriter Director 1930
No Score Yet She Goes to War Producer 1929

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