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Sam Taylor (I) (1895–1958)


New York-born writer and director with a penchant for comedy. He graduated from Fordham University, and, from 1916, worked at Kalem on the 'Ham and Bud' series (Lloyd Hamilton & Bud Duncan). When Kalem was taken over by Vitagraph, Taylor became feature continuity writer. Sometime after 1920, he joined Hal Roach as a full screenwriter, eventually ... See full bio »

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Safety Last! Writer
(1923)
Girl Shy Writer
(1924)
Kiki Writer
(1931)
Coquette Writer
(1929)

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 1963 Funny Side of Life (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1949 Repertory Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Beautiful Bequest (1949) ... (story)
 1934 The Cat's-Paw (screen play)
 1931 Kiki (adaptation)
 1930 Du Barry, Woman of Passion (adaptation)
 1929 The Taming of the Shrew (adaptation)
 1929 Coquette (dialogue)
 1929 Lady of the Pavements (writer)
 1926 Exit Smiling (scenario)
 1925 The Freshman (story)
 1924 Hot Water (story and titles)
 1924 Girl Shy (story)
 1923 Why Worry? (story)
 1923 Safety Last! (story)
 1922 Dr. Jack (story)
 1922 Grandma's Boy (story)
 1921 A Sailor-Made Man (story)
 1921 Never Weaken (Short) (story)
 1921 A Pair of Sexes (Short) (scenario)
 1921 I Do (Short) (uncredited)
 1921 Among Those Present (Short) (story)
 1921 Now or Never (Short) (scenario)
 1919 The Gray Towers Mystery (writer)
 1919 Over the Garden Wall (scenario)
 1919 The Gamblers (writer)
 1919 In Honor's Web (writer)
 1917 The Wrecked Station (Short) (story - as Samuel J. Taylor)
 1916 The Quack Quakers (Short) (as Samuel J. Taylor)
 1916 Setting the Fashion (Short) (as Samuel J. Taylor)
 1916 Her Great Invention (Short) (as Samuel J. Taylor)
 1916 Juggling Justice (Short) (as Samuel J. Taylor)
 1916 The Artful Dodger (Short) (as Samuel J. Taylor)
 1916 A Lunch Room Legacy (Short) (as Samuel J. Taylor)
 1916 Counting Out the Count (Short) (as Samuel J. Taylor)
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Alternate Names:

Samuel J. Taylor
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Brother of writer Matt Taylor. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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