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Joseph Kane


Date of Birth:
19 March 1894San Diego, California, USA

Date of Death:
25 August 1975Santa Monica, California, USA

Birth Name:
Jasper Joseph Inman Kane

Short Biography:
Joseph Kane's career as a professional cellist ended when he became a film editor in 1926. His directing career started with co-directing serials for Mascot and Republic, and he soon became Republic's top western director. He handled many of John Wayne's Republic westerns of the 1940s, and piloted numerous Roy Rogers and Gene Autry films (he was once asked in an interview why he did so many westerns. He replied, "I like the outdoors. The horses. The cowboys. I like that."). Unlike most Republic house directors, Kane was credited as associate producer on many of his films. He stayed at Republic until the studio's demise in 1959, and after freelancing for mostly independent production companies, he turned to directing TV series.

Dakota (1945)

# 14717 IMDb Passed | Approved | TV-PG 

Dakota (1945)

Taglinestarring JOHN WAYNE - The Screen's Greatest Adventure Star! featuring VERA RALSTON - The Screen's Most Beautiful Woman!

By Joseph Kane

Western (1h 22min)


Rated 6.1 after 1,034 votes on 10-Jul-18.

In 1871, professional gambler John Devlin elopes with Sandra "Sandy" Poli, daughter of Marko Poli, an immigrant who has risen to railroad tycoon. Sandy, knowing that the railroad is to be extended into Dakota, plans to use their $20,000 nest egg to buy land options to sell to the railroad at a profit. On the stage trip to Ft. Abercrombie, their fellow passengers are Jim Bender and Bigtree (...)

Flame of Barbary Coast (1945)

# 11110 IMDb

Flame of Barbary Coast (1945)


By Joseph Kane

Musical, Western (1h 31min)


Rated 6.3 after 898 votes on 27-Jan-17.

Nominated for 2 Oscars

Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a fortune he opens his own place with Flaxen as the entertainer. The 1906 quake destroys his place.

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