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Edward S. Curtis (1868–1952)

Edward S. Curtis was born on February 19, 1868 in Whitewater, Wisconsin, USA as Edward Sheriff Curtis. He was a director and writer, known for In the Land of the Head Hunters (1914), The Alaskan Indians (1916) and Seeing America (1916). He was married to Clara Phillips. He died on October 19, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Alaskan Indians
Seeing America
Seeing America Director
The Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments Camera and Electrical Department


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 1916 Seeing America (Documentary)
 1916 The Alaskan Indians (Documentary short)
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 1916 The Alaskan Indians (Documentary short)
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 1997 Shooting Indians: A Journey with Jeffrey Thomas (Documentary) (still photographer - uncredited)
 1923 The Ten Commandments (assistant camera - uncredited)
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 1916 The Alaskan Indians (Documentary short)
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 1916 The Alaskan Indians (Documentary short) (producer)
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 1986 National Geographic Explorer (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #2.11 (1986) ... Himself

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Founded the Seattle Film Co. in 1914 in Seattle, Washington.

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