Lesley Selander


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Birth Name: Lesley Selander
Born: 05/26/1900
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 12/05/1979

Began his career as a lab technician after high school and moved up through the ranks before emerging as an assistant director in 1924, confecting several comedy shorts before enlistining with MGM, where he assisted on such productions as "The Thin Man" (1934) , and "A Night At the Opera" (1935). At the behest of pal Buck Jones, Selander was promoted to feature director in 1936, helming a number of the cowboy star's latter oaters, in addition to a brace of Tim Holt and Hopalong Cassiday vehicles. He concococted numerous low budget actioners (mainly westerns) and TV episodes through the 1960s.

Popular Movies:
Arizona Bushwhackers
Fort Utah
Texas Kid
Town Tamer
The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold
Shotgun
Desert Sands
Tall Man Riding
The Yellow Tomahawk
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