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Edward F. Cline (1891–1961)

Edward "Eddie" Cline began his career in the film business as one of the Keystone Kops. The former vaudevillian appeared sporadically in films as an actor until 1922, but became increasingly active behind the camera as a gagman and scenario writer for Mack Sennett. From 1916 he worked on a steady stream of two-reelers, either as director or ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Boat Director
Convict 13 Director
Neighbors Director


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 1952 The Spike Jones Show (TV Special) (as Eddie Cline)
 1951 Life with Buster Keaton (TV Series)
 1951 The Buster Keaton Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Bakery Boy (1951)
 1949 Fireball Fun-for-All (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.13 (1949) ... (as Eddie Cline)
 1947 Jiggs and Maggie in Society (as Eddie Cline)
 1946 Bringing Up Father (as Eddie Cline)
 1945 Penthouse Rhythm (as Eddie Cline)
 1945 See My Lawyer (as Eddie Cline)
 1945 Night Club Girl (as Eddie Cline)
 1944 Since You Went Away (uncredited)
 1944 Ghost Catchers (as Eddie Cline)
 1943 Crazy House
 1943 He's My Guy
 1942 Private Snuffy Smith (as Edward Cline)
 1941 Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (as Edward Cline)
 1941 Cracked Nuts (as Edward Cline)
 1941 Hello, Sucker
 1940 The Bank Dick (as Edward Cline)
 1939 You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (uncredited)
 1938 Hawaii Calls
 1937 High Flyers (as Edward Cline)
 1937 Forty Naughty Girls (as Edward Cline)
 1937 On Again-Off Again (as Edward Cline)
 1936 F-Man
 1936 Love in September (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1934 The Dude Ranger (directed by)
 1934 Fighting to Live (as Edward Francis Cline)
 1934 Morocco Nights (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1934 Business Is a Pleasure (Short)
 1934 Not Tonight, Josephine (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1933 Girl Trouble (Short)
 1933 Uncle Jake (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1933 Parole Girl
 1932 Million Dollar Legs (as Edward Cline)
 1932 The Door Knocker (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1931 Mlle. Irene the Great (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1931 Shove Off (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1931 In Conference (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1931 Cracked Nuts (as Edward Cline)
 1931 No, No, Lady (Short)
 1930 Hook, Line and Sinker (as Edward Cline)
 1930 The Naughty Flirt (as Edward Cline)
 1930 The Widow from Chicago (as Edward Cline)
 1930 Don't Bite Your Dentist (Short)
 1930 Take Your Medicine (Short)
 1930 Sweet Mama (as Edward Cline)
 1930 Vanity (Short)
 1929 His Lucky Day
 1928 Man Crazy (Short)
 1928 The Crash
 1928 The Head Man
 1928 Vamping Venus (as Eddie Cline)
 1928 Love at First Flight (Short)
 1927 The Bull Fighter (Short)
 1927 Soft Cushions
 1927 Broke in China (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1927 A Small Town Princess (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1927 The Jolly Jilter (Short)
 1927 Peaches and Plumbers (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1927 Let It Rain
 1926 Flirty Four-Flushers (Short)
 1926 A Blonde's Revenge (Short)
 1926 Kitty from Killarney (Short)
 1926 Hesitating Horses (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1926 A Harem Knight (Short)
 1926 Should Husbands Marry? (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1926 Smith's Landlord (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1926 Her Actor Friend (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1926 Smith's Vacation (Short)
 1926 When a Man's a Prince (Short)
 1926 Alice Be Good (Short)
 1926 Smith's Baby (Short)
 1926 Puppy Lovetime (Short)
 1926 The Ghost of Folly (Short)
 1926 A Love Sundae (Short)
 1926 Spanking Breezes (Short)
 1926 The Gosh-Darn Mortgage (Short)
 1925 Hotsy-Totsy (Short)
 1925 Old Clothes
 1925 Dangerous Curves Behind (Short)
 1925 Love and Kisses (Short)
 1925 Cold Turkey (Short)
 1925 Tee for Two (Short)
 1925 Bashful Jim (Short)
 1925 The Rag Man
 1925 The Beloved Bozo (Short)
 1925 The Plumber (Short)
 1924 Off His Trolley (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1924 Galloping Bungalows (Short)
 1923 Circus Days
 1923 Three Ages (as Eddie Cline)
 1923 The Love Nest (Short) (uncredited)
 1923 The Balloonatic (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1922 Day Dreams (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1922 The Electric House (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1922 The Frozen North (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1922 My Wife's Relations (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1922 Cops (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1922 The Paleface (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1921 The Boat (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1921 The Singer Midgets' Side Show (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1921 The Play House (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1921 The Golfer (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1921 The Singer Midget's Scandal (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1921 His Meal Ticket (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1921 The 'High Sign' (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1921 Hard Luck (Short)
 1921 The Haunted House (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1920 Neighbors (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1920 The Scarecrow (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1920 Convict 13 (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1920 One Week (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1920 Mary's Little Lobster (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1920 Ten Nights Without a Barroom (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1920 Monkey Business (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1920 Training for Husbands (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1920 Sheriff Nell's Comeback (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1919 A Schoolhouse Scandal (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1919 Uncle Tom Without a Cabin (Short)
 1919 Hearts and Flowers (Short)
 1919 When Love Is Blind (Short)
 1919 Cupid's Day Off (Short)
 1918 Hide and Seek, Detectives (Short)
 1918 The Summer Girls (Short)
 1918 Her Screen Idol (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1918 His Smothered Love (Short)
 1918 Those Athletic Girls (Short)
 1918 His Hidden Purpose (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1918 The Kitchen Lady (Short)
 1917 Catcher's Love (Short)
 1917 The Dog (Short)
 1917 That Night (Short)
 1917 A Bedroom Blunder (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1917 The Pawnbroker's Heart (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1917 A Dog Catcher's Love (Short)
 1917 Villa of the Movies (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1916 His Busted Trust (Short)
 1916/II The Winning Punch (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
 1916 Her First Beau (Short)
 1916 Bubbles of Trouble (Short)
 1916 Sunshine (Short)
 1916 His Bread and Butter (Short)
 1916 Better Late Than Never (Short) (as Eddie Cline)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Directed "Laffing Room Only", produced on Broadway. Musical comedy/revue. Music / lyrics by Burton Lane. Book by Ole Olsen (also co-producer), Chic Johnson (also co-producer) and Eugene Conrad. Arranger for Glee Club: Pam Davenport, Roy Ringwald and Robert Shaw. General Director for Olsen and Johnson: David Murray. Production ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Eddie Cline | Edgar Cline | Edward Francis Cline | Edward Cline


Beatrice Cinci Ives Altmann  (her death) | See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[asked what it was like directing W.C. Fields and Mae West in My Little Chickadee (1940), regarding reports that they battled constantly] I wasn't directing. I was referee-ing.


Daughter with Minnie: Betty (1918-1965). See more »

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