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A. Edward Sutherland (1895–1973)

British-born A. Edward ("Eddie") Sutherland started in vaudeville and acted in films from 1914 at Keystone (he was one of the original Keystone Kops). He became a director in 1925, first with Paramount (1925-31), then at United Artists (1931-32), again with Paramount (1933, 1935-37), then Universal (1940-41) and RKO (1942). He hit his stride in ... See full bio »

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 1966 The Invisible Woman (Short) (archive footage)
 1959-1961 International Detective (TV Series) (21 episodes)
- The Martos Case (1961)
- The Dunster Case (1961)
- The Anthony Case (1961)
- The Stanton Case (1961)
 1949-1950 Martin Kane (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (1950)
- Episode #1.1 (1949)
 1945 Having Wonderful Crime (as Eddie Sutherland)
 1944 Secret Command (as Eddie Sutherland)
 1944 Follow the Boys (as Eddie Sutherland)
 1943 Dixie
 1942 Army Surgeon
 1942 Star Spangled Rhythm (uncredited)
 1936 Poppy
 1935 Diamond Jim
 1935 Mississippi
 1933 Too Much Harmony (as Edward Sutherland)
 1933 International House (as Edward Sutherland)
 1933 Murders in the Zoo (as Edward Sutherland)
 1932 Secrets of the French Police (as Edward Sutherland)
 1932 Mr. Robinson Crusoe (as Edward Sutherland)
 1932 Sky Devils
 1931 Palmy Days (as Edward Sutherland)
 1931 June Moon
 1930 Galas de la Paramount (sequence director)
 1930 Burning Up
 1929 Pointed Heels
 1929 The Saturday Night Kid (as Edward Sutherland)
 1929 Fast Company
 1929 Close Harmony
 1928 What a Night!
 1926 We're in the Navy Now (as Edward Sutherland)
 1925 Wild, Wild Susan (as Edward Sutherland)
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Formerly assistant director, film editor See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sutherland Ring | E. Sutherland | Eddie Sutherland | Edward Sutherland


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[on the reputation of his friend Jack Pickford for drinking and womanizing] What do you expect from a guy with the biggest thirst and the biggest joint in town? Join a monastery?


Got his start in movies as an actor for Mack Sennett. He went on to do stunt work, then become assistant director to Charles Chaplin on A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923). His directorial debut came in 1925, and in 1927 he made a name for himself as the director on W.C. Fields' It's the Old Army Game (1926). See more »



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