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film company executive

Melville Tucker, American film company executive. Served with United States Army, 1942-1946.


Tucker, Melville was born on March 4, 1916 in New York City.


Student, Princeton University.


Purchasing agent, Consolidated laboratories, New York City, 1934-1936; sound effects and picture editor, Republic Prodns., Inc., 1936-1938; assistant production manager, 1st assistant director, Republic Prodns., Inc., 1938-1942; assistant producer, Republic Prodns., Inc., 1946; associate producer, Republic Prodns., Inc., 1947-1952; producer, Universal, 1952-1954; executive vice president, Universal, 1955-1970; producer, Verdon Prodns., since 1971.


  • Other Work

    • Producer: (feature films) The Missourians, Thunder in God's Country, Rodeo King and the Senorita, Utah Wagon Train, Drums Across the River, Black Shield of Falworth, A Warm December, Uptown Saturday Night, 1972, Let's Do It Again, 1975, A Piece of the Action, 1977. Executive producer: (feature films) Stir Crazy, 1980, Hanky Panky, 1982, Fast Forward, 1985.


Served with United States Army, 1942-1946.