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Elmer Clifton (1890–1949)

He acted on the stage from 1907 and worked with D.W. Griffith in various capacities between 1913-22, including appearances in The Birth of a Nation (1915) and Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916). He became a director in 1917, with his best-known production probably being the big-budget whaling epic Down to the Sea in Ships (... See full bio »

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Brace Up Director
(1918)
(1946)
(1941)

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 1949 Red Rock Outlaw (as Elmer S. Pond)
 1949 Not Wanted
 1949 The Judge
 1944 Dead or Alive
 1944 Youth Aflame
 1944 Spook Town
 1943 Frontier Law
 1941 Swamp Woman
 1941 Hard Guy
 1939 Crashing Thru
 1931 Maid to Order
 1931 The Fallen Empire (Documentary short)
 1929 Frontier Romance (Short)
 1929 Light of India (Short)
 1929 Manchu Love (Short)
 1928 Virgin Lips
 1922 Down to the Sea in Ships (personally directed by)
 1919 Nobody Home
 1919 Nugget Nell
 1919 Peppy Polly
 1919 Boots
 1918 Kiss or Kill
 1918 Battling Jane
 1918 The Eagle
 1918 Brace Up
 1917 The High Sign
 1917 The Man Trap
 1917 High Speed (completion)
 1915 The Artist's Wife (Short)
Show Show Writer (50 credits)
Show Show Actor (43 credits)
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
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Other Works:

Stage actor, film producer, film director, and screenwriter. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Elmer Clifford | Elmer S. Pond | Elmer Pond
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His association with D.W. Griffith culminated with the blockbuster silent film Way Down East (1920). Clifton shot much of its famous "rescue from the ice" sequence and doubled for star Richard Barthelmess in the riskier scenes. See more »

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