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Shirley Ulmer (1914–2000)

Born in New York, teenage Shirley Ulmer came out to the movie capital for the first time in the early 1930s, after her banker-father was wiped out in the Crash. While her dad tried to make a new start in California, Shirley met picture people and began working as a script supervisor. She was married to independent producer Max Alexander when she ... See full bio »

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 2000 Swiss Family Robinson: Lost in the Jungle (TV Movie) (script supervisor - as Shirley K. Ulmer)
 1977 CHiPs (TV Series) (script supervisor)
 1975 Return to Macon County (script supervisor)
 1975 S.W.A.T. (TV Series) (script supervisor)
 1974 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series) (script supervisor)
 1973 Little Cigars (script supervisor)
 1969 Model Shop (script supervisor)
 1964 The Cavern (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1961 Journey Beneath the Desert (script supervisor)
 1960 Beyond the Time Barrier (script supervisor)
 1960 The Amazing Transparent Man (script supervisor)
 1959 Hannibal (script supervisor)
 1959 The Hangman (script supervisor)
 1957 Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1955 The Naked Dawn (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1955 Murder Is My Beat (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1954 Loves of Three Queens (script supervisor)
 1952 Babes in Bagdad (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1951 St. Benny the Dip (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1951 The Man from Planet X (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1949 The Masked Pirate (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1949 The Lone Ranger (TV Series) (script supervisor)
 1948 Ruthless (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1947 Carnegie Hall (script supervisor)
 1946 The Strange Woman (script supervisor)
 1946 Her Sister's Secret (script supervisor)
 1946 The Wife of Monte Cristo (script supervisor)
 1945 Club Havana (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1945 Detour (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1945 Strange Illusion (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1944 Bluebeard (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1944 Minstrel Man (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1943 Jive Junction (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1943 Isle of Forgotten Sins (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1943 Girls in Chains (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1943 My Son, the Hero (script supervisor)
 1942 Tomorrow We Live (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1942 Prisoner of Japan (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1941 Another to Conquer (Short) (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1940 Cloud in the Sky (Short) (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1940 Americaner Shadchen (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1939 Let My People Live (Documentary short) (script supervisor)
 1939 Moon Over Harlem (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1939 The Light Ahead (script supervisor)
 1939 Cossacks in Exile (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1938 The Singing Blacksmith (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1938 La vida bohemia (script supervisor)
 1937 Green Fields (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1937 Natalka Poltavka (script supervisor)
 1936 From Nine to Nine (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1934 Thunder Over Texas (script supervisor)
 1934 I Can't Escape (script supervisor - uncredited)
 1934 The Black Cat (assistant: Tom Kilpatrick - uncredited)
 1933 Damaged Lives (script supervisor - uncredited)
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Other Works:

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Alternate Names:

Sherle Alexander | S. Castle | Sherle Castle | Shirley Castle | Shirley K. Ulmer | Shirley Kassler Ulmer

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[on making Babes in Bagdad (1952) in Spain] . . . the girls they had gotten together for him [director Edgar G. Ulmer] were supposed to be harem girls, beautiful girls--and they WERE. But most of them had hair on their chests! And long hair under their arms and all over their legs. And they were infuriated when Edgar made them shave! They thought they'd lost all their sex appeal--back then, men ... See more »


Mother of Arianne Ulmer, sister of Fred Kassler, daughter of Peter E. Kassler.

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