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David Snell est un Acteur, Auteur, Directeur de la Photographie et Son Américain né le 10 septembre 1897

David Snell

David Snell
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Nationalité Etats-Unis
Naissance 10 septembre 1897
Mort 27 mars 1967 (à 69 ans)

David Snell, né le 10 septembre 1897 à Milwaukee (Wisconsin) et mort le 27 mars 1967 à Los Angeles (Californie), est un compositeur américain de musiques de films.


Durant sa carrière, David Snell écrit des partitions pour environ deux-cents films américains entre 1932 et 1954 (parfois sans être crédité), dont des westerns, principalement au sein de la Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

Parmi ses films notables, mentionnons Femmes (1939), André Hardy va dans le monde (1940), Le Trésor de Tarzan (1941), Grand Central Murder (1942), L'introuvable rentre chez lui (1945), ou encore La Dame du lac (1947).

Ses meilleurs films

Le plus souvent avec

Cedric Gibbons
Cedric Gibbons
(34 films)
George B. Seitz
George B. Seitz
(14 films)
Sara Haden
Sara Haden
(14 films)
Morris Ankrum
Morris Ankrum
(13 films)
Lewis Stone
Lewis Stone
(13 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmographie de David Snell (105 films)

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The Stuff
The Stuff (1985)
, 1h27
Réalisé par Larry Cohen
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Science-fiction, Comédie, Comédie horrifique, Horreur
Thèmes Comédie horrifique
Acteurs Michael Moriarty, Andrea Marcovicci, Garret Morris, Paul Sorvino, Scott Bloom, Danny Aiello
Rôle le docteur
Note58% 2.949552.949552.949552.949552.94955
Un homme découvre une substance crémeuse au goût succulent semblant jaillir du sol et qui déclenche une addiction chez ceux qui la consomment. Bientôt le produit, baptisé « The Stuff », est commercialisé à travers tout le pays, déclenchant une frénésie telle que certains finissent par ne plus se nourrir que de l'étrange substance. Plusieurs citoyens, pressentant le danger pour la population, tentent d'éradiquer le produit. Parmi eux, David Rutherford, un espion industriel grassement payé par la concurrence pour découvrir le secret de la recette du « Stuff », ainsi que Jason, un jeune garçon qui refuse de goûter à la substance depuis qu'il l'a vue bouger toute seule dans son frigo.



Young Ideas, 1h17
Réalisé par Jules Dassin
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Comédie, Comédie romantique
Acteurs Susan Peters, Herbert Marshall, Mary Astor, Elliott Reid, Richard Carlson, Allyn Joslyn
Rôle Directeur de la Photographie
Note57% 2.8676352.8676352.8676352.8676352.867635
Josephine Evans (Mary Astor) and Professor Michael Kingsley (Herbert Marshall) are in a romantic relationship, something not approved of by Evan's two children. They try to disrupt the relationship with salacious incidents taken from their mother's fiction books, presenting them as true things their mother has done, hoping Kingsley would be displeased.


A Southern Yankee, 1h30
Réalisé par Edward Sedgwick
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Guerre, Comédie, Historique
Thèmes Politique
Acteurs Red Skelton, Brian Donlevy, Arlene Dahl, George Coulouris, Lloyd Gough, John Ireland
Note67% 3.3926553.3926553.3926553.3926553.392655
In 1865, Aubrey Filmore works as a bell boy at the Palmer Hotel in St. Louis. Aubrey wants to work as a spy for the Union Government, and contacts Colonel Clifford M. Baker at the Union Secret Service, to ask if he can be of service in their elite spy unit. Aubrey has asked before, and the answer from Colonel Baker is still no.
Meurtre en musique, 1h26
Réalisé par Edward Buzzell
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Thriller, Comédie, Comédie policière, Policier
Thèmes La musique
Acteurs William Powell, Myrna Loy, Keenan Wynn, Dean Stockwell, Phillip Reed, Leon Ames
Note69% 3.4986553.4986553.4986553.4986553.498655
Nick et Nora Charles, détectives de la haute société, sont toujours aussi actifs. Les voilà repartis pour une nouvelle enquête à la suite d'un meurtre, commis dans un jazz-club huppé.
The Mighty McGurk, 1h25
Réalisé par John Waters, John Waters, John Waters
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame
Thèmes L'enfance
Acteurs Wallace Beery, Dean Stockwell, Edward Arnold, Aline MacMahon, Cameron Mitchell, Dorothy Patrick
Note63% 3.1907453.1907453.1907453.1907453.190745
Roy "Slag" McGurk (Beery), the former heavyweight boxing champion, ekes out a living as a bouncer in Mike Glenson's (Edward Arnold) saloon in the rough Bowery district of New York City. Mike has to meet two brewers for an important deal, so he sends Slag to pick up his daughter Caroline (Dorothy Patrick), returning by ship from Europe. Despite his estrangement from Johnny Burden (Cameron Mitchell), his boxing protege who joined the Salvation Army after putting one opponent in a wheelchair, Slag tells the young man. Mike had sent Caroline away to try to break up her relationship with Johnny.
Love Laughs at Andy Hardy, 1h33
Réalisé par Willis Goldbeck
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Comédie, Comédie romantique, Romance
Acteurs Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Sara Haden, Bonita Granville, Lina Romay, Fay Holden
Rôle Musicien
Note59% 2.9540152.9540152.9540152.9540152.954015
The story starts in the small town of Carvel, where the honorable judge Hardy (Lewis Stone) and his wife Emily (Fay Holden) eagerly await their son's return from the military. Andy (Mickey Rooney) has received an honorable discharge from the Army after a service of two years. His parents are unaware of the fact that Andy is looking to get back with his college sweetheart Kay (Bonita Granville). One day soon after Andy's homecoming, his mother Emily observes him looking at store window displays of wedding rings and baby clothing, and suspects that her son must be in love. Emily's suspicions are soon confirmed when Andy, who usually has had an eye for girls, barely notices the very attractive singer, Isobel Gonzales (Lina Romay), when they are introduced.
Undercover Maisie, 1h30
Réalisé par Harry Beaumont
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Policier
Acteurs Ann Sothern, Barry Nelson, Leon Ames, Clinton Sundberg, Richard "Dick" Simmons, Gloria Holden
Note63% 3.195963.195963.195963.195963.19596
Maisie Ravier (Ann Sothern) is moving from Los Angeles to begin a job selling bubble baths in New York. When she is about to go on a train across the country at the station, she bumps into kindly Mrs. Andrew Lorrison (Nella Walker). Mrs. Lorrison offers to drive Maisie to New York, as her husband, in New York already, needs the family car. Maisie accepts. Mrs. Lorrison also tells Maisie that her husband built a secret compartment in the car into which they should place all their valuables just in case they are held up along the way. Maisie places all her jewelry and her wallet into the compartment. After only a short drive, they pull off at a gas stop. Maisie goes inside the diner to pick up some food, and Mrs. Lorrison says she will get some gas in the interim. While Maisie is inside the diner, Mrs. Lorrison, really a grifter, takes off with Maisie's bags, her wallet and her jewelry, leaving Maisie stranded. When Maisie accurately and thoroughly describes Mrs. Lorrison to the police, Lieutenant Paul Scott (Barry Nelson) from the Los Angeles Police Department's bunco squad is very impressed at her observation skills. He believes Maisie would be a great asset to the squad because of her observation skills and the fact that most con artists would not suspect someone like her of being a police officer. Paul convinces his boss, Captain Mead (Charles D. Brown), to place Maisie in police training as he wants to use Maisie as an undercover agent to solve some of their unsolved frauds around the city.
Mac Coy aux poings d'or, 1h44
Réalisé par Roy Rowland
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame
Thèmes Sport, Arts martiaux, La boxe, Le boxe anglaise
Acteurs Mickey Rooney, Brian Donlevy, Ann Blyth, James Dunn, Tom Tully, Sam Levene
Rôle Compositeur de musique originale
Note67% 3.3887453.3887453.3887453.3887453.388745
Tommy McCoy is a tough New York City boy, close to his dad, Brian, a performer in vaudeville. One night while his dad's doing a song and dance for the audience as part of a boxing event, Tommy accepts a challenge to step into the ring. He knocks out his opponent.
Dark Delusion, 1h30
Réalisé par Willis Goldbeck
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame
Acteurs James Craig, Lionel Barrymore, Lucille Bremer, Edward Arnold, Jayne Meadows, Henry Stephenson
Note62% 3.102473.102473.102473.102473.10247
Dr. Gillespie (Barrymore) asks a young surgeon, Dr. Tommy Coalt (Craig), to go to the small town of Bayhurst to replace a local doctor while he is on assignment to the Occupation effort in post-WWII Europe. There, Coalt is asked to sign mental-health commitment papers on a beautiful young socialite, Cynthia Grace (Bremer). Coalt thinks there is something amiss, and begins his own investigation.
La Dame du lac, 1h45
Réalisé par Robert Montgomery
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Thriller, Noir, Policier
Thèmes Noël
Acteurs Robert Montgomery, Audrey Totter, Lloyd Nolan, Tom Tully, Leon Ames, Jayne Meadows
Rôle Compositeur de musique originale
Note65% 3.2980753.2980753.2980753.2980753.298075
Hollywood, années 1940. Le détective Philip Marlowe est chargé par Derace Kingsley de retrouver sa femme. Elle lui a envoyé un télégramme un mois auparavant pour lui annoncer qu'elle partait au Mexique épouser un certain Chris Lavery. Or Kingsley a rencontré Lavery quelques jours auparavant à Hollywood et il semble tout ignorer de ce voyage. Marlowe part enquêter dans la résidence secondaire des Kingsley où Chrystal Kingsley a été vue pour la dernière fois. Il va y trouver un premier cadavre dans le lac.
L'Ange et le Bandit
Réalisé par S. Sylvan Simon
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Western
Acteurs Wallace Beery, Margaret O'Brien, Marjorie Main, J. Carrol Naish, Joseph Crehan, Frances Anne Rafferty
Note68% 3.436763.436763.436763.436763.43676
"Bad" Bascomb (Beery) is a notorious outlaw wanted by federal marshals after outwitting every group sent to capture him. He and fellow bandit Bart Ramsay (Naish), a cold-blooded killer, have again eluded the marshalls by joining a Mormon wagon train heading to Utah. They pretend to be helpful, and Bascomb becomes fond of an admiring little girl played by O'Brien. Beery eventually distances himself from the other thief and saves the wagon train from an attack by Indians, before being taken captive by the law at the end of the movie.
The Cockeyed Miracle, 1h21
Réalisé par S. Sylvan Simon
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Comédie, Fantasy
Thèmes Adaptation d'une pièce de théâtre
Acteurs Frank Morgan, Keenan Wynn, Audrey Totter, Cecil Kellaway, Richard Quiney, Gladys Cooper
Note67% 3.385163.385163.385163.385163.38516
Aging shipbuilder Sam Griggs (Frank Morgan) is near the end of his career due to health problems. With the help of his friend Tom Carter (Cecil Kellaway) he has invested all of his family's money in a shaky real estate venture which he hopes will provide a large return. The rest of his family is happily unaware of the deal, preoccupied with their own future prospects.