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Also Known As: George H. Melford Died: April 25, 1961
Born: February 19, 1877 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Rochester, New York, USA Profession: Director ... director actor
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George Melford worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Early in his directing career, Melford worked on a variety of independent films, including such titles as "Young Romance" (1915), "The House With the Golden Windows" (1916) and "The Call of the East" (1917). He also appeared in "Everywoman" (1919), "The Round-Up" (1920) and the adventure "The Sheik" (1921) with Rudolph Valentino. He continued to work in film in the thirties, directing motion pictures like "East of Borneo" (1931), "The Viking" (1931) and "The Penal Code" (1932). He also appeared in "Man of Action" (1933). In the latter half of his career, he continued to act in the comedy "Hail the Conquering Hero" (1944) with Eddie Bracken, the dramatic adaptation "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" (1945) with Dorothy McGuire and "Colonel Effingham's Raid" (1946). He also appeared in the James Stewart drama "Call Northside 777" (1948) and the drama "Cry of the City" (1948) with Victor Mature. Melford last acted in "The Ten Commandments" (1956). Melford passed away in April 1961 at the age of 84.

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