Rollin S. Sturgeon

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Rollin Summers Sturgeon
Rollin S Sturgeon - Sep 1920 EH.jpg
From a 1920 magazine
Born(1877-08-25)August 25, 1877
DiedMay 10, 1961(1961-05-10) (aged 83)
NationalityAmerican
Occupationfilm director and screenwriter

Rollin Summers Sturgeon (August 25, 1877 – May 10, 1961) was an American film director of silent films [1] active from 1910 to 1924. He directed 101 films during this period.

Filmography[edit]

Video of the romantic adventure silent film Betty and the buccaneers (1917, Rollin S. Sturgeon, 1:05:10 running time). Collection EYE Film Institute Netherlands.
Video of the romantic comedy silent film All dolled up (1921, Rollin S. Sturgeon, 37:38 running time). Collection EYE Film Institute Netherlands.

Director[edit]

Writer[edit]

  • 1910 Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • 1912 Bill Wilson's Gal
  • 1913 The Transition
  • 1913 The Ballyhoo's Story
  • 1914 Tony, the Greaser
  • 1914 Only a Sister

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paul C. Spehr; Gunnar Lundquist; Einar Lauritzen (1996). American film personnel and company credits, 1908-1920: filmographies reordered by authoritative organizational and personal names from Lauritzen and Lundquist's American film-index. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-0255-7.
  2. ^ Hischack, Thomas (2012). American Literature on Stage and Screen: 525 Works and Their Adaptations. McFarland. p. 255. ISBN 9780786492794. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  3. ^ Charlie Keil; Shelley Stamp (2004). American Cinema's Transitional Era: Audiences, Institutions, Practices. University of California Press. p. 168. ISBN 978-0-520-24027-8.
  4. ^ Larry Langman (1998). American Film Cycles: The Silent Era. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 92. ISBN 978-0-313-30657-0.
  5. ^ a b c Alan Goble (1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter. p. 28. ISBN 978-3-11-095194-3.
  6. ^ Catalogue of Copyright Entries: Pamphlets, leaflets, contributions to newspapers or periodicals, etc.; lectures, sermons, addresses for oral delivery; dramatic compositions; maps; motion pictures. U.S. Government Printing Office. 1918. p. 998.
  7. ^ Leonhard Gmür (2013). Rex Ingram: Hollywood's Rebel of the Silver Screen. epubli. p. 182. ISBN 978-3-8442-4601-8.

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