Herbert Brenon

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Birth Date:
13.01.1880
Death date:
21.06.1958
Extra names:
Herbert Brenon
Categories:
Film director, Screenwriter
Nationality:
 irish
Cemetery:
Set cemetery

Herbert Brenon (13 January 1880 – 21 June 1958) was a film director during the era of silent movies through the 1930s. He was born in Dublin, Ireland, and was educated at St Paul's School and at King's College London. Before becoming a director, he performed in vaudeville acts with his wife, Helen Oberg.

Some of his more noteworthy films were the first movie adaptations of Peter Pan (1924) and Beau Geste (1926), Sorrell and Son (1927) for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director in the 1st Academy Awards, Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928) with Lon Chaney, Sr., and The Flying Squad (1940), his last. He died in Los Angeles, California and was interred in a private mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY.

Partial filmography

  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1913) with King Baggot
  • Absinthe (1914)
  • Neptune's Daughter (1914)
  • The Kreutzer Sonata (1915) with Theda Bara
  • The Clemenceau Case (1915) with Theda Bara
  • The Two Orphans (1915) with Theda Bara
  • Sin (1915) with Theda Bara
  • The Soul of Broadway (1915)
  • A Daughter of the Gods (1916)
  • Empty pockets (1918)
  • Victory and Peace (1918)
  • The Passing of the Third Floor Back (1918)
  • 12.10 (1919)
  • The Passion Flower (1921)
  • Moonshine Valley (1922)
  • The Spanish Dancer (1923) with Pola Negri and Wallace Beery
  • The Street of Forgotten Men (1925) with Louise Brooks in her film debut
  • The Alaskan (1924)
  • Peter Pan (1924)
  • The Side Show of Life (1924)
  • A Kiss for Cinderella (1925)
  • Dancing Mothers (1926) with Alice Joyce, Conway Tearle and Clara Bow
  • The Great Gatsby (1926) with Warner Baxter
  • Beau Geste (1926) with Ronald Colman
  • Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928) with Lon Chaney and Loretta Young
  • The Rescue (1929) with Ronald Colman and Lily Damita
  • The Case of Sergeant Grischa (1930)
  • Honours Easy (1935)
  • Royal Cavalcade (1935)
  • Someone at the Door (1936)
  • Living Dangerously (1936)
  • The Live Wire (1937)
  • The Dominant Sex (1937)
  • Spring Handicap (1937)
  • Housemaster (1938)
  • Yellow Sands (1938)
  • Black Eyes (1939)
  • The Flying Squad (1940)

 

Source: wikipedia.org

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