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DIRECTOR:

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  At Devil's Gorge (1923) Director
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  Santa Fe Trail, The (1923) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 A Racing Romeo (1927) Motion picture director
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 West of the Law (1926) Frank Armstrong
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 Baited Trap (1926) "Red" Killifer
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 Cupid's Rustler (1924) Harry
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 Western Yesterdays (1924) Pinto Pete
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 The Diamond Bandit (1924) Juan L√≥pez/Pinto Pete
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 A Rodeo Mixup (1924) The bum
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 Western Feuds (1924) Joe
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 Lash of the Whip (1924) "Pinto Pete"
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TLS ( 2007-05-27 )

Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1906-2001

B: April 4, 1894 Milwaukee, WI
D: April 27, 1942 Los Angeles, CA

Dearholt worked with Universal on a number of melodramas during the 1910s but usually worked outside the studio system. During the 1930s, Dearholt was known for his low budget films. He occasionally acted under the name Richard Holt and became famous for his association with author Edgar Rice Burroughs. During filming of "The New Adventures of Tarzan" Dearholt fell in love with actress Ula Holt. Actress Florence Gilbert granted Dearholt a divorce and he married Ula Holt, while Ms. Gilbert married Edgar Rice Burroughs. He was also married to actress Helene Rosson.

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