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John B. Hymer (1875–1953)

John B. Hymer was born on December 19, 1875 in Kentucky, USA as John Bard Hymer. He was a writer and actor, known for Law of the Underworld (1938), His Lucky Day (1929) and Aloma of the South Seas (1941). He was married to Eleanor Kent. He died on June 17, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Law of the Underworld
His Lucky Day
His Lucky Day Writer
The Pay-Off
The Pay-Off Writer


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 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- Come On, Red (1954) ... (original story)
 1941 Aloma of the South Seas (play)
 1940 Alias the Deacon (based on the stageplay by)
 1938 Law of the Underworld (from: the story "The Lost Game") / (play "Crime")
 1935 The Virginia Judge (contributor to treatment)
 1934 Half a Sinner (play "Alias the Deacon")
 1930 Oriente es Occidente (play)
 1930 East Is West (play)
 1930 The Pay-Off (play - as John Hymer)
 1930 Scarlet Pages (based on the stage play by)
 1929 Love, Live and Laugh (play "The Hurdy-Gurdy Man")
 1929 Fast Life (play)
 1929 His Lucky Day (screenplay) / (story)
 1927 Alias the Deacon (play)
 1926 Aloma of the South Seas (play)
 1922 East Is West (play)
 1915 In the Shadow (novel)
 1914 The Path Forbidden (novel)
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 1914 The Path Forbidden
Edward Dempsey

Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "East is West," was performed at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Fay Bainter in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

John Hymer

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Father of actor Warren Hymer.

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