John Waters (director born 1893)
John S. Waters ( born October 31, 1893 in New York City; † May 5, 1965 in Hollywood, California ) was an American film director who won the Oscar for best assistant director in the film Cry of the hunted as assistant director in 1934.
Waters worked mainly as an assistant director and made his debut in 1916 in the movie The Shadow of the Doubt. His other works include films such as The Avenging Trail ( 1917), Down Home (1920 ), The Face of the World ( 1921), The Enchanted Hill ( 1926), Just a Gigolo (1931 ), Arsène Lupin, the King of Thieves (1932 ), Huddle (1932 ) Divorce in the Family ( 1932), the Mask of Fu Manchu (1932 ), Hell Below ( 1933), the Barbarian (1933 ) and Broadway to Hollywood ( 1933).
After he was also nominated at the Academy Awards in 1934 for an Oscar for best assistant director, he got this at the Academy Awards in 1935 for cry of the hunted by Jack Conway, Howard Hawks and William A. Wellman. Among the other films as an assistant director include Death on the Diamond ( 1934), The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, & Observation of David Copperfield the Younger (1935 ), Rivals (1939 ), 6,000 Enemies ( 1939), Ninotchka, Daredevil (1940 ), on life and Death (1949 ), The Last of Fort Gamble ( 1950), The Next Voice You Hear ... (1950 ) on a day like any other (1955 ) breakthrough in dawn (1958 ) and The Big Country.
Since the mid-1920s Waters led then several times even directed at Western films and comedy films and debuted in 1926 with Born to the West. Other directing credits were Forlorn River, Man of the Forest (1926 ), The Mysterious Rider ( 1927), Arizona Bound ( The raid on the Gold Transport, 1927), Drums of the Desert ( At the last minute, 1927), Nevada (1927 ) Two Flaming Youths (1927 ), the White harem (1928 ), the Vanishing Pioneer (1928 ), the first film by Tim Holt, the Overland Telegraph (1929 ) with Dorothy Janis, Sioux Blood ( 1929), donkey Baseball ( donkey Baseball, a documentary short film from 1935 ) and most recently the Mighty McGurk (1947 ) with Wallace Beery.