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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), East Lynne (1921) and The Journey's End (1921). 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 why he stopped being a painter to become a film director] Because even a great painting is seen only by about 60,000 people in a year, and the same number see a good motion picture in one hour. See more »


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