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|Born||September 14, 1895|
San Francisco, California, United States
|Died||June 19, 1981 (aged 85)|
Salinas, California, United States
|Resting place||Salinas, California|
Santell directed over 60 films, beginning in 1917, most of which were two-reel comedy short subjects for Hal Roach and other productions companies. Taking up feature films from about 1924, Santell worked for several major studios.
In 1934, he was married to actress Jane N. Keithley; they remained married until her death.
Santell died on June 19, 1981 in Salinas, California.
- Beloved Rogues (1917)
- Empty Hearts (1924)
- The Man Who Played Square (1924)
- Parisian Nights (1925)
- The Marriage Whirl (1925)
- Classified (1925)
- Just Another Blonde (1926)
- Sweet Daddies (1926)
- Subway Sadie (1926)
- The Patent Leather Kid (1927)
- The Gorilla (1927)
- Orchids and Ermine (1927)
- Wheel of Chance (1928)
- This is Heaven (1929)
- The Sea Wolf (1930)
- The Arizona Kid (1930)
- Body and Soul (1931)
- Daddy Long Legs (1931)
- Sob Sister (1931)
- Polly of the Circus (1932)
- Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1932)
- Tess of the Storm Country (1932)
- The Right to Romance (1933)
- Bondage (1933)
- A Feather in Her Hat (1935)
- Winterset (1936)
- Internes Can't Take Money (1937)
- Breakfast for Two (1937)
- Having Wonderful Time (1938)
- Aloma of the South Seas (1941)
- Beyond the Blue Horizon (1942)
- Jack London (1943)
- The Hairy Ape (1944)
- Mexicana (1945)
- That Brennan Girl (1946)
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- Brady, Thomas F. (1947-07-23). "Producer and Company Decide to Part After Disagreement on Budget for New Film". New York Times.
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