VINTAGE BEHIND THE SCENES


"Adventures of Captain Africa" (Columbia 1955). Director Spencer Bennet is seated in the director's chair next to camera.


Don Daredevil fights in a burning wagon in front of a process screen. Two prop men keep the wheels turning in "Don Daredevil Rides Again" (Republic 1951)

Director Derwin Abrahams with Jennifer Holt and William Bakewell (husband and wife in real life) in "Hop Harrigan" (Columbia 1946)

Herman Brix (Bruce Bennet), co-director William Witney, and Lynn Roberts in "The Lone Ranger" (Republic 1938)

"The Secret of Treasure Island" (Columbia 1938) -- setting up a shot.

"Adventures of Captain Marvel" (Republic) William Witney, director, and William Nobles, photography.

"Dick Tracy Returns" (Republic) Michael Kent and Ralph Byrd in the car.

"Daughter of Don Q" (Republic 1946) Kirk Alyn, Roy Barcroft, Carl Miller - props, Tom Coleman - props, Spencer Bennet - director, Roy Wade - unit manager, Jim Weston - camera, Ben Bishop - grip, Bud Thackery - photography, Lee Lukather - assistant director, and Enzo Martinelli - operator.

"The Fighting Devil Dogs" (Republic) John English - director, William Nobles - photography, William Witney - director.

"Hawk of the Wilderness" (Republic) at Mammoth Lakes, California.

"Hawk of the Wilderness" (Republic) at Mammoth Lakes -- Herman Brix in tree.

"The Lone Ranger Rides Again" (Republic) Robert Livingston, William Nobles - photography, Monty Steadman-camera.

"The Painted Stallion" (Republic) Top: William Witney - director, Monty Steadman - camera, Edgar Lyons - operator, Ray Taylor - director, William Nobles - photography. Bottom: Ted Mapes - grip, Nelson Mathias - grip.

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