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William Beaudine created 13 movies in the Comedy, Romance, Music, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi, Film-Noir, Western, Adventure, Action genres.
William Beaudine didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 4.7.
First cousin of editor Chester W. Schaeffer.
Brother of director Harold Beaudine.
Father of William Beaudine Jr.
Beaudine worked almost exclusively on low-budget quickies, and rarely would hurtle a row a right hand time--even if there was a minor (or in some cases, not so minor) gaffe in the location. Because of this, he earned the moniker "One-Encouragement" Beaudine.
He directed over half of the Bowery Boys films.
He became a master of the system of "editing in the camera." Instead of shooting highest coverage of scenes, he would shoot only what he knew was absolutely life-or-death. This saved both production convenience life and fresh stock, an important intermediary at the Beggary Row studios where he worked.
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