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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)
 1950 The Miniver Story (as Henry Potter)
 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: Button, Button. Comedy. Written by Maurice Clark. Directed by Maurice Clark and H.C. Potter [earliest Broadway credit]. Bijou Theatre: 23 Oct 1929- Oct 1929 (closing date unknown/5 performances). Cast: Justine Chase, Harry Cooke, Reginald Fife, Mary Gildia [credited as Mary Gildea] (as "Maudie"), Shirley O'Hara, Lynne Overman (... See more »

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Alternate Names:

H. C. Potter | Henry C. Potter | Henry Potter
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In 1927, founder and director of the Hampton Players, a Long Island repertory group. Worked on Broadway, then moved to Hollywood in 1935. First free-lance work, subsequently under contract at MGM (1939-40), RKO (1947-48) and United Artists (1948). Also directed for Disney and Goldwyn. Returned to the theatre during the 1950's. See more »

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