Nate Watt

Active - 1916 - 1961  |   Genres - Western, Action

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Biography by Hal Erickson

A busy assistant director from 1915, Nate Watt served in this capacity in such Lewis Milestone-directed pictures as All Quiet on the Western Front (1930), The Front Page (1931), and Of Mice and Men (1939). Watt remained active as an assistant director until 1955, occasionally taking the time to helm a film all by himself. During the 1930s, Watt directed several Westerns, including some of the better Hopalong Cassidy entries. Nate Watt also called the shots on the one-reel Our Gang comedy Three Men in a Tub (1938).

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