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Herbert Brenon (1880–1958)

Herbert Brenon was born on January 13, 1880 in Dublin, Ireland, UK as Alexander Herbert Reginald St. John Brenon. He was a director and writer, known for Beau Geste (1926), Ivanhoe (1913) and Sorrell and Son (1927). He was married to Mrs. Herbert Brenon. He died on June 21, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Beau Geste
Beau Geste Director
Ivanhoe Director
Sorrell and Son
Sorrell and Son Director
The Clown's Triumph


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 1939 False Rapture
 1938 Yellow Sands
 1938 Housemaster
 1937 The Live Wire
 1935 Honours Easy
 1931 Transgression
 1931 Beau Ideal
 1930 Lummox
 1929 The Rescue
 1926 Beau Geste
 1924 Peter Pan
 1924 The Alaskan
 1922 Any Wife
 1919 Beatrice
 1919 12.10
 1919 Quinneys
 1918 Empty Pockets
 1917 The Lone Wolf
 1916 Bubbles (Short)
 1916 War Brides
 1916 The Missing Witness (Short)
 1915 Sin
 1915 The Awaited Hour (Short)
 1915 She Was His Mother (Short)
 1914 Peg o' the Wilds (Short)
 1914 In Self Defense (Short)
 1914 The Tenth Commandment (Short)
 1914 Redemption (Short)
 1914 When the Heart Calls (Short)
 1914 When the World Was Silent (Short)
 1914 The Old Rag Doll (Short)
 1914 Across the Atlantic (Short)
 1914 Love and a Lottery Ticket (Short)
 1914 The Price of Sacrilege (Short)
 1914 Absinthe
 1914 Watch Dog of the Deep (Short)
 1913 Love or a Throne (Short)
 1913 Time Is Money (Short)
 1913 The Anarchist (Short)
 1913/I Ivanhoe
 1913 Robespierre (Short)
 1913 The Last of the Madisons (Short)
 1913 The Angel of Death (Short)
 1913 The Comedian's Mask (Short)
 1913 Secret Service Sam (Short)
 1913 She Never Knew (Short)
 1913 Blood Will Tell (Short)
 1913 The Bishop's Candlesticks (Short)
 1913/I Kathleen Mavourneen (Short)
 1913/I Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Short)
 1913 In a Woman's Power (Short)
 1913 Rags and Riches (Short)
 1912 The New Magdalen (Short)
 1912 The Long Strike (Short)
 1912 Lass o' the Light (Short)
 1912 No Greater Love (Short)
 1912 Vengeance (Short)
 1912 Leah, the Forsaken (Short)
 1912 The Fugitives (Short)
 1912 The Blind Musician (Short)
 1912/II The Love Test (Short)
 1912 Chappie the Chaperone (Short)
 1912 The Padrone's Daughter (Short)
 1912 Reunited by the Sea (Short)
 1912 A Case of Dynamite (Short)
 1912 The Heart of a Gypsy (Short)
 1912 Betty, the Coxswain (Short)
 1912 The Dividing Line (Short)
 1912 Fanchon the Cricket (Short)
 1912 How Shorty Won Out (Short)
 1912 The Clown's Triumph (Short)
 1912 Lady Audley's Secret (Short)
 1912 All for Her (Short)
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Important Irish-born director of the silent cinema, educated at King's College, London. Started as a stagehand in New York. By 1909 he operated a small picture theatre in Pennsylvania. Two years later he was hired as a writer by Carl Laemmle, directing his first short the next year. Signed by William Fox in 1915, graduating to feature films. With Paramount from 1923, directing several spectacular... See more »

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