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John H. Collins (1889–1918)

John H. Collins was born on December 31, 1889 in New York City, New York, USA as John Hancock Collins. He was a director and writer, known for Children of Eve (1915), God's Law and Man's (1917) and A Wife by Proxy (1917). He was married to Viola Dana. He died on October 23, 1918 in New York City. See full bio »

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Children of Eve
Children of Eve Director
God's Law and Man's
A Wife by Proxy
A Wife by Proxy Director
The Slavey Student


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J. Hancock Collins

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After leaving school, got a job with the Edison Company as a casting director and special effects technician. Began to direct in 1913. With his wife Viola Dana, joined Metro in New York in 1916, directing her in several features with John Arnold as cinematographer. See more »

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