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Hugo Ballin (1879–1956)

Hugo Ballin was born on March 7, 1879 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an art director and director, known for Vanity Fair (1923), The Journey's End (1921) and Pagan Love (1920). He was married to Mabel Ballin. He died on November 27, 1956 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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[on being asked what he thought of censorship] Nothing. But censors are really human, you know, and therefore cannot live forever; and when a censor approves a picture it does not mean that it is moral. Fortunately, some censors are very innocent. See more »


American art director, director and producer of silent films, trained in Rome. Began with Goldwyn Pictures in New Jersey in 1917. Many of his films starred his wife, the actress Mabel Ballin. He was also a renowned painter and muralist. His designs include the commemorative medallion for the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics. He also painted the murals at the Griffith Park Observatory in 1934. Ballin ... See more »

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