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H.C. Potter (1904–1977)

H.C. Potter was born on November 13, 1904 in New York City, New York, USA as Henry Codman Potter. He was a director and writer, known for Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948), Second Chorus (1940) and The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939). He was married to Lucilla Wylie. He died on August 31, 1977 in Southampton, New York. See full bio »

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 1955 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1948 Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (as H. C. Potter)
 1943 Victory Through Air Power (Documentary) (scenes with Major Seversky)
 1943 Mr. Lucky
 1941 Hellzapoppin'
 1940 Second Chorus (as H. C. Potter)
 1940 Congo Maisie
 1939 Blackmail
 1938 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (: (uncredited; fired and replaced by Norman Taurog - uncredited)
 1938 The Goldwyn Follies (uncredited)
 1936 Beloved Enemy
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Stage Play: Anne of the Thousand Days. Historical drama. Written by Maxwell Anderson. Lighting and Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Incidental music by Lehman Engel. Directed by H.C. Potter. Shubert Theatre: 8 Dec 1948- 8 Oct 1949 (288 performances). Cast: Rex Harrison, Joyce Redman, Terence Anderson, Kathleen Bolton, Cecil Clovelly (as "... See more »

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H. C. Potter | Henry C. Potter
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Although few of his films are really distinguished, he was a very successful stage director, directing three top Broadway plays which eventually became highly successful films. See more »

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Scorpio

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