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Jay Hunt (I) (1855–1932)

Jay Hunt was born on August 4, 1855 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a director and actor, known for What Love Can Do (1916), The Black Sheep of the Family (1916) and The Promise (1917). He was married to Florence Hale. He died on November 18, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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What Love Can Do
What Love Can Do Director
The Promise
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 1920 The Night Raider (Short)
 1920 A Moonshine Feud (Short)
 1920 The Night Rider (Short)
 1920 The White Squaw (Short)
 1920 The Wildcat (Short)
 1919 My Lady Robin Hood (Short)
 1919 The Girl of the Rancho (Short)
 1917 Defective Detectives (Short)
 1917 The Promise
 1916 Life's Maelstrom (Short)
 1916 The Better Man (Short)
 1916 The Narrow Creed (Short)
 1916 A Jungle Hero (Short)
 1916 Under the Lion's Paw (Short)
 1916 A Man's Hardest Fight (Short)
 1916 Mutiny (Short)
 1916 The Ghost of the Jungle (Short)
 1916 A Strange Confession (Short)
 1916 Hired, Tired and Fired (Short)
 1916 X-3 (Short)
 1915 Civilization (uncredited)
 1915 A Polar Romance (Short)
 1915 The Protest (Short)
 1915 The Heart of Jabez Flint (Short)
 1915 The Man Who Went Out (Short)
 1915 The Tide of Fortune (Short)
 1915 Hearts and Swords (Short)
 1915 The Secret of Lost River (Short)
 1915 The Tavern Keeper's Son (Short)
 1915 Her Easter Hat (Short)
 1915 Shorty's Troubled Sleep (Short)
 1915 Her Alibi (Short)
 1915 The Spark from the Embers (Short)
 1915 Shorty Turns Actor (Short)
 1915 The Spirit of the Bell (Short)
 1915 The Phantom of the Hearth (Short)
 1915 A Modern Noble (Short)
 1914 The Last of the Line (Short)
 1914 The Fortunes of War (Short)
 1914 A Romance of Old Holland (Short)
 1914 The Mills of the Gods (Short)
 1914 The Word of His People (Short)
 1914 When America Was Young (Short)
 1914 The Sheriff of Bisbee (Short)
 1914 Star of the North (Short)
 1914 A Frontier Mother (Short)
 1914 Tennessee (Short)
 1914 Shorty's Trip to Mexico (Short)
 1914 The Fires of Ambition (Short)
 1914 A Common Mistake (Short)
 1914 Captain Junior (Short)
 1914 The Colonel's Orderly (Short)
 1914 Wolves of the Underworld (Short)
 1914 North of 53 (Short)
 1914 The Raiders (Short)
 1914 For Her Brother's Sake (Short)
 1914 A Military Judas (Short)
 1913 Devotion (Short)
 1913/II The War Correspondent (Short)
 1913 The Veteran (Short)
 1913 The Forlorn Hope (Short)
 1913 Silent Heroes (Short)
 1913 The Broken Thread (Short)
 1913 The Heritage of Eve (Short)
 1913 Granddad (Short)
 1913 The Crimson Stain (Short)
 1913 Joe Hibbard's Claim (Short)
 1913 A Dixie Mother (Short)
 1912/II Sisters (Short)
 1912 Camille (Short)
 1912 Mrs. Alden's Awakening (Short)
 1911 The Musician's Daughter (Short)
 1911 The Life Boat (Short)
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Veteran silent film director (and occasional character actor), who began making films for Vitagraph in 1911. Moving on to Kay-Bee, Universal and Bull's Eye, he turned out numerous second string dramas and westerns for the remainder of the decade.

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