D. Ross Lederman

American film and television director (1894–1972) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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David Ross Lederman (December 12, 1894 August 24, 1972) was an American film director noted for his Western/action/adventure films of the 1930s and 1940s.

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D. Ross Lederman
David Ross Lederman

(1894-12-12)December 12, 1894
DiedAugust 24, 1972(1972-08-24) (aged 77)
Hollywood, California, US
Occupation(s)Film director, producer, writer
Years active1925–1960
SpouseJune Lederman

Starting out as an extra in Mack Sennett's Keystone Cops series, Lederman worked his way through the ranks of film production, and first made his mark as a second-unit director. He directed several B-Western serials in the early 1930s, such as Two-Fisted Law and Texas Cyclone both 1932, in which he worked with Tim McCoy and a young John Wayne. Becoming a full feature director in the late 1930s, Lederman specialized in action films and especially westerns, continuing to produce films with McCoy at Columbia Pictures.

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