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James Williamson (I) (1855–1933)

James Williamson was born on November 8, 1855 in Kirkaldy, Scotland. He was a director and cinematographer, known for A Photographic Contortion (1901), An Interesting Story (1904) and Fire! (1901). He died on August 18, 1933 in Richmond, Surrey, England. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1909 The Tower of London (Short)
 1909 The Letter Box Thief (Short)
 1908 The Rent Collector (Short)
 1908 Sunshine After Storm (Short)
 1908 The Reconciliation (Short)
 1908 The Ayah's Revenge (Short)
 1908 The Great Bargain Sale (Short)
 1908 The Little Mother (Short)
 1908 My Wife's Dog (Short)
 1908 Uncle's Picnic (Short)
 1908 £100 Reward (Short)
 1908 The Rival Cyclists (Short)
 1908 Home for the Holidays (Short)
 1907 The Orphans (Short)
 1907 Getting Rid of His Dog (Short)
 1907 Moving Day (Short)
 1907 Bobby's Birthday (Short)
 1907 Just in Time (Short)
 1907 The Brigand's Daughter (Short)
 1907 The Orange Peel (Short)
 1907 Cheating the Sweep (Short)
 1907 The Village Fire Brigade (Short)
 1906 A Wicked Bounder (Short)
 1906 A Day on His Own (Short)
 1906 The Miner's Daughter (Short)
 1906 Brown Goes to Mother (Short)
 1906 The Sham Sword Swallower (Short)
 1906 Her First Cake (Short)
 1906 The Angler's Dream (Short)
 1905 The Real Sea Serpents (Short)
 1905 An Eclipse of the Moon (Short)
 1905 Two Little Waifs (Short)
 1905/I In the Good Old Times (Short)
 1905 The Polite Lunatic (Short)
 1905 Our New Errand Boy (Short)
 1905 Brown's Half Holiday (Short)
 1905 Rival Barbers (Short)
 1905 Sausages (Short)
 1904 The Evil-Doer's Sad End (Short)
 1904 The Wrong Poison (Short)
 1904 Those Troublesome Boys (Short)
 1904/I Affair of Honor (Short)
 1904 The Tramp's Revenge (Short)
 1904 Gabriel Grub (Short)
 1904 The Old Chorister (Short)
 1904 All's Well That Ends Well (Short)
 1904 An Interesting Story (Short)
 1904 The Stowaway (Short)
 1904 Two Brave Little Japs (Short)
 1904 The Clown's Telegram (Short)
 1904 Oh! What a Surprise! (Short)
 1904 The Great Sea Serpent (Short)
 1903 The Soldier's Return (Short)
 1903 The Workman's Paradise (Short)
 1903 Juggins' Motor (Short)
 1903 The Deserter (Short)
 1903 Wait Till Jack Comes Home (Short)
 1903 No Bathing Allowed (Short)
 1903 The Wrong Chimney (Short)
 1903 Quarrelsome Neighbours (Short)
 1903 Remorse (Short)
 1903 Spring Cleaning (Short)
 1903 Life of a London Fireman (Short)
 1902 A Telephone Romance (Short)
 1902 An Amateur Bill Sykes (Short)
 1902 The Little Match Seller (Short)
 1902 Sambo (Short)
 1902 The Acrobatic Tramps (Short)
 1902 The Extrey Turn (Short)
 1901 Cyclist Scouts in Action (Short)
 1901 Magic Extinguisher (Short)
 1901 Teasing Grandpa (Short)
 1901 Tomorrow Will Be Friday (Short)
 1901 A Photographic Contortion (Short)
 1901 Fire! (Short)
 1901 Over the Garden Wall (Short)
 1901 Stop Thief! (Short)
 1901 The Elixir of Life (Short)
 1900 Great Glove Fight (Short)
 1900 Attack on a China Mission (Short)
 1900 The Disabled Motor (Short)
 1899 Bank Holiday at the Dyke (Short)
 1899 Blacksmiths at Work (Documentary short)
 1899 Lady Cyclists (Documentary short)
 1899 The Jovial Monks No.1 (Short)
 1899 The Sleeping Lovers (Short)
 1898 The Clown Barber (Short)
 1898 The Fraudulent Beggar (Short)
 1898 The Jealous Painter (Short)
 1898 The Forbidden Lover (Short)
 1898 Washing the Sweep (Short)
 1898 Winning the Gloves (Short)
 1897 Fox-and-Geese (Documentary short)
 1897 Hove Coastguard at Cutlass Drill (Documentary short)
 1897 Hove Coastguards at Flag Drill (Documentary short)
 1897 Ring-a-Ring of Roses (Documentary short)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Jim I. Williamson
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Trivia:

In 1908, he invented a device with which exhibitors could make their own intertitles. In 1910, he patented a projector which could intersperse slide titles into the films it showed. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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