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John Rawlins (I) (1902–1997)

Director John Rawlins started in films in 1918 as an actor, stunt man, gag writer and assistant director. For a while he sidelined as a comedy writer, then became an editor and later directed second features for First National in Britain from the early 1930s. Returning to the US, he joined Universal (1938-46), where he turned out "B" pictures and ... See full bio »

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(age 94) in Arcadia, California, USA

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Alternate Names:

John Rawlings | J.R. Rawlins | Jack Rollins
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Started in films in 1918 as an actor, stunt man, gag writer and assistant director. For a while he sidelined as a comedy writer, then directed second features for First National in Britain from the early 1930s. Afterward, he joined Universal (1938-46), where he turned out B-pictures and serials, including installments of the "Dick Tracy" and "Sherlock Holmes" lines. He had similar assignments at ... See more »

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