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Charles Henry Smith (1866–1942)

Charles Henry Smith was born on July 12, 1866 in Germany. He was a writer and actor, known for The General (1926), Battling Butler (1926) and The Silver Lining (1921). He was married to Lillian Ashley (vaudevillian) and Beatrice Lapla. He died on July 11, 1942 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »


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The General
The General Writer
Battling Butler
The Silver Lining
Port of Dreams


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 1929 Port of Dreams (dialogue - as Charles H. Smith)
 1929 Clear the Decks (titles - as Charles H. Smith)
 1929 Girl on the Barge (dialogue)
 1927 Naughty Nanette (story - as Charles H. Smith)
 1926 The General (adapted by - as Charles Smith)
 1926 Battling Butler (adapted by: from the stage success of the same name - as Charles H. Smith)
 1921 Nobody (as Charles H. Smith)
 1921 The Silver Lining (adaptation - as Charles H. Smith) / (screenplay - as Charles H. Smith)
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 1926 The General
Annabelle's Father (as Charles Smith)
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 1930 The Bat Whispers (dialogue director)

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Children with Lapla: Edith (1892), Beatrice (1893), Sidney (1896) and Frances (1903). See more »

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