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~Richard Talmadge~

Born: December 3, 1892 in Camburg, Thuringia, Germany
Died: January 25, 1981 (age 88) in Carmel, California, USA
~Filmography~
Actor

Casino Royale (1964) ... Keystone Kop (uncredited)

Border Outlaws (1950) ... Wiry (uncredited)
Fortunes of Captain Blood ... Crew Member (uncredited)(1950)

Black Eagle (1948) ... Mort
Detour to Danger (1946) ... Driver Hit with Melon (uncredited)
My Kingdom for a Cook (1943) ... Workman (uncredited)
Hitler's Madman (1943) ... Chauffeur (uncredited)
Redhead from Manhattan (1943) ... Fisherman (uncredited)
Lucky Legs (1942) ... Sam (uncredited)

The Speed Reporter (1936) ... Dick Lawrence
Step on It (1936) ... Larry Evans
Never Too Late (1935) ... Det. Dick Manning
The Live Wire (1935) ... 2nd Mate Dick Nelson
Now or Never (1935) ... Dick Rainey / Norman Gray
The Phantom Empire (1935) ... Thunder Rider Captain (uncredited)
The Fighting Pilot (1935) ... Hal Foster
Pirate Treasure (1934) ... Dick Moreland
On Your Guard (1933) ... The Frisco Kid
Speed Madness (1932) ... Bob Stuart
Get That Girl (1932) ... Dick Bartlett
Scareheads (1931) ... Dick Tanner
Dancing Dynamite (1931) ... Dick Barton
Yankee Don (1931)
The Poor Millionaire (1930) ... Sidney Thomas / Putt Magee

Sonny Boy (1929)
Bachelor's Club (1929) ... Dick Butler
The Cavalier (1928) ... El Caballero / Taki
The Merry Cavalier (1926) ... Dick Hemper
Doubling with Danger (1926) ... Dick Forsythe
The Better Man (1926) ... Lord Hugh Wainwright
The Broadway Gallant (1926) ... Monty Barnes
The Night Patrol (1926) ... Tom Collins
The Blue Streak (1926) ... Richard Manley
The Prince of Pep (1925) ... Dr. James Leland
The New Butler (1925) ... Richard Butler
The Isle of Hope (1925) ... Robert Mackay
The Mysterious Stranger (1925) ... Paul Lesage
The Fighting Demon (1925) ... John Drake
Tearing Through (1925) ... Richard Jones
Jimmie's Millions (1925) ... Jimmie Wicherly
Youth and Adventure (1925) ... Reggie Dillingham
Hail the Hero (1924)
Laughing at Danger (1924) ... Alan Remington
Stepping Lively (1924) ... Dave Allen, the boy
American Manners (1924) ... Roy Thomas
In Fast Company (1924) ... Perry Whitman Jr
On Time (1924) ... Harry Willis
Let's Go (1923) ... Barry Macklin
Danger Ahead (1923) ... Bruce Randall
Thru the Flames (1923) ... Dan Merrill
Speed King (1923) ... Jimmy Martin / King Charles
Lucky Dan (1922) ... Lucky Dan
The Cub Reporter (1922) ... Dick Harvey
Wildcat Jordan (1922) ... Dick Jordan
Putting It Over (1922) ... Bob Merritt
Watch Him Step (1922) ... Dick Underwood
The Unknown (1921) .... Dick Talmadge / The Unknown

Ethel's Roof Party (Short) (1914) ... Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)

Stunts

How the West Was Won (stunt coordinator - uncredited) (1962)
Flaming Star (stunt coordinator - uncredited) (1960)
North to Alaska (stunt coordinator - uncredited) (1960)

From Hell to Texas (stunt coordinator - uncredited) (1958)
Oh, Men! Oh, Women! (stager of fights - uncredited) (1957)
Prince Valiant (stunt coordinator - uncredited) (1954)
Diplomatic Courier (stunts - uncredited) (1952)
Border Outlaws (stunt coordinator - uncredited) (1950)

Samson and Delilah (stunts - uncredited) (1949)
Black Eagle (stunt coordinator - uncredited) (1948)
Jeep-Herders (stunts - uncredited) (1945)
Frenchman's Creek (stunt double - uncredited) (1944)
Crime Doctor (stunt double) (1943)
The Desperadoes (stunt coordinator - uncredited) (1943)
Santa Fe Marshal (stunts - uncredited) (1940)

The Real Glory (stunt coordinator - uncredited) (1939)
Beau Geste (stunt coordinator - uncredited) (1939)
Spawn of the North (stunt coordinator - uncredited) (1938)
Souls at Sea (stunt coordinator - uncredited) (1937)
The Speed Reporter (stunts - uncredited) (1936)
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (stunts - uncredited) (1936)
Step on It (stunts - uncredited) (1936)
The Live Wire (stunts - uncredited) (1935)
Get That Man (stunts - uncredited) (1935)
Now or Never (stunts - uncredited) (1935)
The Phantom Empire (stunts - uncredited) (1935)
The Vanishing Shadow (stunt performer - uncredited) (1934)
Pirate Treasure (stunt performer - uncredited) (1934)
The Devil Horse (stunts - uncredited) (1932)
Speed Madness (stunts - uncredited) (1932)
The Lightning Warrior (stunts - uncredited) (1931)
Danger Island (stunt double - uncredited) (1931)
Dancing Dynamite (stunts - uncredited) (1931)

The Lawless Legion (stunt double - uncredited) (1929)
The Gaucho (stunts - uncredited) (1927)
The Black Pirate (stunts - uncredited) (1926)
The Prince of Pep (stunt conceiver) / (stunts) (1925)
The Fighting Demon (stunts conceived by) (1925)
Youth and Adventure (stunts conceived by) (1925)
Laughing at Danger (stunts) (1924)
Let's Go (stunts) (1923)
Three Jumps Ahead (stunts - uncredited) (1923)
Robin Hood (stunts - uncredited) (1922)
The Three Musketeers (stunts - uncredited) (1921)
The Nut (stunts) (1921)
The Mark of Zorro (fight choreographer - uncredited) (1920)
The Mollycoddle (stunts) (1920)

The Million Dollar Mystery (stunts - uncredited) (1914)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

The Last Safari (second unit director) (1967)
Casino Royale (second unit director) (1967)
Hawaii (second unit director) (1966)
After the Fox (second unit director) (1966)
What's New Pussycat (second unit director - as Richard Talmage) (1965)
John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (second unit director) (1965)
The Greatest Story Ever Told (second unit director) (1965)
Circus World (second unit director) (1964)
Rampage (second unit director) (1963)
How the West Was Won (second unit director - uncredited) (1962)
The 300 Spartans (director of second unit) (1962)
Flaming Star (second unit director) (1960)
North to Alaska (second unit director) (1960)

From Hell to Texas (second unit director - uncredited) (1958)
Prince Valiant (second unit director - uncredited) (1954)

Beau Geste (second unit director) (1939)
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (assistant director) (1936)
The Devil Horse (second unit director - uncredited) (1932)

Producer

Detour to Danger (producer) (1946)
Jeep-Herders (producer) (1945)

On Your Guard (producer) (1933)
Speed Madness (producer - uncredited) (1932)
Get That Girl (producer) (1932)
Scareheads (producer) (1931)
Dancing Dynamite (producer) (1931)
Yankee Don (producer) (1931)
The Poor Millionaire (producer) (1930)

The Heroic Lover (executive producer) (1929)
Bachelor's Club (producer) (1929)
The Broadway Gallant (producer) (1926)
The Night Patrol (producer) (1926)
The Isle of Hope (executive producer) (1925)
Youth and Adventure (producer) (1925)
Let's Go (producer) (1923)

Director

Casino Royale (Casino Royale finale, uncredited) (1967)
What's New Pussycat (as Richard Talmage, karting sequence) (1965)
El coyote (TV Movie) (as Richard Talmage) (1957)
I Killed Wild Bill Hickok (1956)
Project Moon Base (1953)
Border Outlaws (1950)

Detour to Danger (1946)
Jeep-Herders (1945)

Miscellaneous Crew

What's New Pussycat (director: karting sequence - as Richard Talmage) / (production assistant -
uncredited) (1967)

The Egyptian (fill-in director - uncredited) (1954)
Prince Valiant (technical advisor - uncredited) (1954)

The Desperadoes (technical director: fight sequence - uncredited) (1943)
Captain Caution (associate director) (1940)


The Real Glory (associate director) (1939)
Spawn of the North (associate director) (1938)

Writer

Jeep-Herders (original story) (1945)

Production Manager

Border Outlaws (production manager) (1950)

Sound Department

The Duke of West Point (sound unit director) (1938)
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~Biography~
Hollywood actor Richard Talmadge was born Ricardo Metezzeti in Munich. He came to Hollywood in the
1910s where he worked as a stunt double for Douglas Fairbanks. He became a star in his own right in the
early '20s, usually appearing in minor comedies and action-dramas. Talmadge frequently created and
performed his own highly athletic action sequences and stunts. He created his own production company
in 1923. Talmadge stopped appearing in films with the advent of sound because of his thick German
accent, and began working behind the scenes as an assistant director. His experience as an action hero
came to good use and he became a prominent director of stunt sequences. As a director, he assisted on
over 70 films.

Biography by Sandra Brennan
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