Lesley Selander

Lesley Selander


From Wikipedia

Lesley Selander (May 26, 1900 – December 5, 1979) was an

American film director of Westerns and science fiction movies. His career as

director, spanning 127 feature films and dozens of TV episodes, lasted from

1936 to 1968. Before that, Selander was assistant director on films such as The

Cat and the Fiddle (1934), A Night at the Opera (1935), and Fritz Lang's Fury


To this day, Selander remains one of the most prolific

directors of feature Westerns in cinema history, having taken the helm for 107

Westerns between his first directorial feature in 1936 and 1967. In 1956, he

was nominated for the Directors Guild of America award for Outstanding

Directorial Achievement in Television, for his work directing a 1954 episode of