Otis Turner

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Otis Turner
Born (1862-11-29)November 29, 1862
Fairfield, Indiana, USA
Died March 28, 1918(1918-03-28) (aged 55)
Los AngelesA
Occupation Film director
Years active 1908–1917

Otis Turner (November 29, 1862 – March 28, 1918) was an American director, screenwriter and producer. Between 1908 and 1917, he directed 133 films and wrote 40 scenarios.

He was born in Fairfield, Indiana, and died in Los Angeles.

The producer/director Otis Werner in L. Frank Baum's Aunt Jane's Nieces Out West is a send-up of Turner, who had adapted Baum's works into movies, first in collaboration with Baum, then legally but without Baum's approval.

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