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Charles Urban (1867–1942)

Charles Urban was born on April 14, 1867 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Carl Urban. He was a producer and director, known for Combatting the Elements (1921), The Tempest (1905) and Britain Prepared (1915). He was married to Ada Aline Jones and Julia Avery. He died on August 29, 1942 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Combatting the Elements
The Tempest
The Tempest Producer
Britain Prepared
Britain Prepared Producer
The Four Seasons
The Four Seasons Producer


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 1923 Beasts of Prey (Documentary short) (producer)
 1923 Benjamin Franklin (Documentary short) (producer)
 1923 Bobbie's Ark (Documentary short) (producer)
 1923 George Washington (Documentary short) (producer)
 1923 Nature and Poet (Documentary short) (producer)
 1923 Old New York (Documentary short) (producer)
 1923 Plant Life (Documentary short) (producer)
 1923 The County Fair (Documentary short) (producer)
 1923 The Silvery Salmon (Documentary short) (producer)
 1923 The Staff of Life (Documentary short) (producer)
 1923 Western Coast (Documentary short) (producer)
 1923 William Tell (Documentary short) (producer)
 1923 Roving Thomas in Chicago (Short) (producer)
 1923 Roving Thomas at the Winter Carnival (Short) (producer)
 1923 Bare Facts Concerning Bears (Documentary short) (producer)
 1923 Pirates of the Air (Documentary short) (producer)
 1922 Roving Thomas on a Fishing Trip (Short) (producer)
 1922 Roving Thomas on an Aeroplane (Short) (producer)
 1922 The Maverick (Documentary short) (producer)
 1922 Alexander Hamilton (Documentary short) (producer)
 1922 Roving Thomas Sees New York (Short) (producer)
 1922 U.S. Battle Fleet on the High Seas (Documentary short) (producer)
 1922 Pageantry in India (Short documentary) (producer)
 1921 A Naturalist's Paradise (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Bear Hunting in California (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Beauty Spots of America (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Birds of Crags and Marshes (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Boy Scouts of America (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Dexterity and Mimicry of Insects (Acrobatic Flies) (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Down in Dixie (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Garden of the Gods, Colorado (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Hunting the Sea Wolf (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Let's See the Animals (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Liquid Gold (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Morocco the Mysterious (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Panama (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Peculiar Pets (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Primitive Life in Tennessee (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Swat That Fly (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 The Emerald Isle (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 The Holy City (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Thrills (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Trip of U.S.S. Idaho (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Vegetarians (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Village Life in Switzerland (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Was Darwin Right? (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Water Babies (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 The Four Seasons (Documentary) (producer)
 1921 Combatting the Elements (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Bonnie Scotland (Documentary short) (producer)
 1921 Babyhood (Documentary short) (producer)
 1915 Britain Prepared (producer)
 1912 A Country Holiday (Short) (producer)
 1912 With Our King and Queen Through India (Documentary) (producer)
 1911 The Aerial Anarchists (Short) (producer)
 1911 Banks of the Nile (Documentary short) (producer)
 1910 Birth of a Flower (Short documentary) (producer)
 1910 The Aerial Submarine (Short) (producer)
 1910 The Fly Pest (Documentary short) (producer)
 1910 The Balancing Bluebottle (Short) (producer)
 1909 The Battle in the Clouds (Short) (producer)
 1909 The Electric Servant (Short) (producer)
 1905 The Tempest (Short) (producer)
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Book: "The Cinematograph in Science, Education and Matters of State".

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Formed Charles Urban Trading Co., Ltd., a film distribution company active from 1904-1914. See more »

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