Oscar Directors: Taurog, Norman–Filmography


From 1920 to 1968, Taurog directed 180 films.

The following is a partial list of his feature films.


The Fly Cop (1920) with Larry Semon
Lucky Boy (1929)

Troopers Three (1930)
Sunny Skies (1930) with Benny Rubin and Rex Lease
Skippy (1931) with Jackie Cooper
Newly Rich (1931) with Mitzi Green
Huckleberry Finn (1931) with Jackie Coogan
Sooky (1931) with Jackie Cooper and Robert Coogan
The Phantom President (1932) with George M. Cohan, Claudette Colbert and Jimmy Durante
A Bedtime Story (1933) with Maurice Chevalier
We’re Not Dressing (1934) with Bing Crosby, Carole Lombard, and George Burns
The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935) with Bing Crosby, Ethel Merman, Dorothy Dandridge and Glenn Miller
Rhythm on the Range (1936) with Bing Crosby and Frances Farmer
Mad About Music (1938) with Deanna Durbin and Herbert Marshall
The Girl Downstairs (1938) with Franciska Gaal and Franchot Tone
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) with Tommy Kelly and Jackie Moran
Boys Town (1938) with Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney

Young Tom Edison (1940)
Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940) with Fred Astaire and Eleanor Powell
Little Nellie Kelly (1940) with Judy Garland
Men of Boys Town (1941) with Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney
Design for Scandal (1941) with Rosalind Russell and Walter Pidgeon
A Yank at Eton (1942) with Mickey Rooney
Presenting Lily Mars (1943) with Judy Garland and Van Heflin
Girl Crazy (1943) with Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland
The Canterville Ghost (1944) co-directed (uncredited) with Jules Dassin
The Beginning or the End (1947) with Brian Donlevy
The Bride Goes Wild (1948) with Van Johnson and June Allyson
Big City (1948) with Margaret O’Brien
Words and Music (1948) with June Allyson, Perry Como, Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Mickey Rooney and Cyd Charisse
Please Believe Me (1950) with Deborah Kerr, Robert Walker and Peter Lawford
The Toast of New Orleans (1950) with Kathryn Grayson, Mario Lanza and David Niven
Room for One More (1952) with Cary Grant
Jumping Jacks (1952) with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
The Stooge (1953) with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
The Caddy (1953) with Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis and Donna Reed
Light’s Diamond Jubilee (1954, TV special with 6 other directors)
Living It Up (1954) with Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis and Janet Leigh
You’re Never Too Young (1955) with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
Pardners (1956) with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
The Birds and the Bees (1956) with George Gobel, Mitzi Gaynor and David Niven
The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown (1957) with Jane Russell
Don’t Give Up the Ship (1959) with Jerry Lewis
Visit to a Small Planet (1960) with Jerry Lewis
G.I. Blues (1960) with Elvis Presley and Juliet Prowse
All Hands on Deck (1961) with Pat Boone
Blue Hawaii (1961) with Elvis Presley, Joan Blackman and Angela Lansbury
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962) with Elvis Presley and Stella Stevens
Palm Springs Weekend (1963) with Troy Donahue and Connie Stevens
It Happened at the World’s Fair (1963) with Elvis Presley and Gary Lockwood
Tickle Me (1965) with Elvis Presley and Jocelyn Lane
Sergeant Deadhead (1965) with Frankie Avalon
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965) with Vincent Price
Spinout (1966) with Elvis Presley and Shelley Fabares
Double Trouble (1967) with Elvis Presley
Speedway (1968) with Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra and Bill Bixby
Live a Little, Love a Little (1968) with Elvis Presley, Michele Carey and Dick Sargent