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H.C. Potter (1904–1977)

H.C. Potter was born on November 13, 1904 in New York City, New York, USA as Henry Codman Potter. He was a director and writer, known for Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948), The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) and Second Chorus (1940). He was married to Lucilla Annie Wylie. He died on August 31, 1977 in Southampton, New York. See full bio »

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Stage Play: Sabrina Fair. Comedy. Written by Samuel A. Taylor. Scenic and Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager. Costume Supervision by Bianca Stroock. Assistant to Mr. Oenslager: Klaus Holm. Directed by H.C. Potter [final Broadway credit]. National Theatre (moved to The Royale Theatre, from 17 May 1954- close): 11 Nov 1953- 21 Aug 1954 (318... See more »

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Alternate Names:

H. C. Potter | Henry C. Potter

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Lucilla Annie Wylie  (his death)  (3 children)
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In 1927 he founded and was a director for the Hampton Players, a Long Island (NY) repertory group. He later worked as a director on Broadway, then moved to Hollywood in 1935. At first he freelanced, then went under contract at MGM (1939-40), RKO (1947-48) and United Artists (1948). Also directed for Disney and Goldwyn. Returned to the theatre in the 1950s. See more »

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Hank

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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