Charles Barton (director)
Charles Barton (May 25, 1902 – December 5, 1981) was a film and vaudeville actor and film director. He won an Oscar for best assistant director in 1933. His first film as a director was the Zane Grey feature Wagon Wheels, starring Randolph Scott, in 1934.
Charles Thomas Barton
May 25, 1902
|Died||December 5, 1981 79) (aged|
Burbank, California, United States
Barton worked in various Hollywood B-movie units. From 1946 on, he was a principal director of the Abbott and Costello comedies, such as The Time of Their Lives, Buck Privates Come Home, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, and Africa Screams. He later directed Walt Disney films such as The Shaggy Dog and Toby Tyler. His extensive career directing on television included every episode of Amos 'n' Andy in the 1950s, a total of 90 episodes of Dennis the Menace in the 1960s, and 106 episodes of Family Affair from 1967 to 1971.
- Island of Doomed Men (1940)
- Two Latins from Manhattan (1941)
- A Man's World (1942)
- Is Everybody Happy? (1943)
- She Has What It Takes (1943)
- Louisiana Hayride (1944)
- Men in Her Diary (1945)
- Smooth as Silk (1946)
- White Tie and Tails (1946)
- Free for All (1949)
- Double Crossbones (1951)
- Amos 'n' Andy (78 episodes, 1951-1953)
- Zorro (17 episodes, 1958-1959)
- Dennis the Menace (90 episodes, 1960-1963)
- Petticoat Junction (38 episodes, 1965-1967)
- Family Affair (106 episodes, 1967-1971)
- "The 6th Academy Awards (1934) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved May 21, 2019.