Harry O. Hoyt

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Harry O. Hoyt
Born 6 August 1885
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Died 29 July 1961
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California
Other names Harry Hoyt
Occupation Screenwriter
Film director
Years active 1913 - 1945
Spouse(s) Ellen Hoyt

Harry O. Hoyt (6 August 1885 - 29 July 1961) was an American screenwriter and film director whose career began in the silent era. He graduated with a degree in literature from Yale University in 1910.[1] His 1925 film The Lost World, based on the book by Arthur Conan Doyle, is notable as a pioneering effort in the use of stop-motion animation. He was a brother of actor Arthur Hoyt who appeared in The Lost World.

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  1. ^ Alumni directory of Yale University: graduates and non-graduates 1920, Yale University p521