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John G. Blystone (1892–1938)

John G. Blystone was born on December 2, 1892 in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, USA as John Gilman Blystone. He is known for his work on The Big Party (1930), The Lucky Horseshoe (1925) and A Friendly Husband (1923). He was married to Gwendolyn Davis. He died on August 6, 1938 in Beverly Hills, California, USA. See full bio »
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The Big Party Director
Teeth Director


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 1938 Block-Heads
 1938 Swiss Miss
 1937 Music for Madame (as John Blystone)
 1937 Woman Chases Man (as John Blystone)
 1936 Great Guy
 1936 Gentle Julia
 1935 Bad Boy (as John Blystone)
 1934 Hell in the Heavens (as John Blystone)
 1933 Hot Pepper (as John Blystone)
 1932 Too Busy to Work (as John Blystone)
 1932 Amateur Daddy
 1932 She Wanted a Millionaire (as John Blystone)
 1931 Young Sinners
 1930 Men on Call
 1930 The Princess and the Plumber (uncredited)
 1930 So This Is London (as John Blystone)
 1930 The Big Party (as J. G. Blystone)
 1929 The Sky Hawk
 1929 Captain Lash
 1927 Pajamas (as J.G. Blystone)
 1927 Slaves of Beauty (as J.G. Blystone)
 1926 Wings of the Storm (as J.G. Blystone)
 1926 Hard Boiled (as J.G. Blystone)
 1926 My Own Pal
 1925 The Best Bad Man (as J.G. Blystone)
 1925 Dick Turpin (as J.G. Blystone)
 1924 Teeth (as J.G. Blystone)
 1924 The Last Man on Earth (as J.G. Blystone)
 1924 Oh, You Tony! (as J.G. Blystone)
 1924 Ladies to Board (as Jack Blystone)
 1923 Our Hospitality (as Jack Blystone)
 1923 Why Pay Rent? (Short) (as J.G. Blystone)
 1923 Soft Boiled (as J.G. Blystone)
 1923 Where There's a Will (Short)
 1922 My Hero (Short)
 1922 Lazy Bones (Short) (as Jack Blystone)
 1922 The Pirates (Short)
 1922 The Reporter (Short) (as Jack Blystone)
 1921 The Chauffeur (Short) (as Jack Blystone)
 1921 The Toreador (Short) (as Jack Blystone)
 1921 The Sailor (Short)
 1921 The Guide (Short) (as Jack Blystone)
 1921 The Jockey (Short)
 1921 All Wrong (Short) (as J. Blystone)
 1920 Pretty Lady (Short)
 1920 The Huntsman (Short)
 1920 Don't Tickle (Short)
 1920 Chase Me (Short)
 1920 Slipping Feet (Short) (as Jack Blystone)
 1920 Dangerous Eyes (Short)
 1920 The Great Nickel Robbery (Short)
 1920 Her Naughty Wink (Short) (as Jack Blystone)
 1919 Back to Nature Girls (Short) (as Jack Blystone)
 1919 Footlight Maids (Short) (as Jack Blystone)
 1919 The Yellow Dog Catcher (Short) (as Jack Blystone)
 1919 Virtuous Husbands (Short)
 1918 Hey, Doctor! (Short)
 1918 Choo Choo Love (Short)
 1918 In Dutch (Short)
 1918 Her Unmarried Life (Short)
 1918 Oh, Baby! (Short)
 1917 She Did Her Bit (Short)
 1917 Her Bareback Career (Short)
 1917 Automaniacs (Short)
 1917 Balloonatics (Short)
 1917 Love on Crutches (Short)
 1916 Tattle-Tale Alice (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1916 Alice in Society (Short)
 1916 Tillie's Terrible Tumbles (Short)
 1916 Crooked from the Start (Short)
 1916 Unhand Me, Villain! (Short)
 1916 Pirates of the Air (Short)
 1916 How Stars Are Made (Short)
 1916 A Busted Honeymoon (Short)
 1916 The Great Smash (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1916 The Double's Troubles (Short)
 1915 The Child Needs a Mother (Short)
 1915 Broken Hearts and Pledges (Short)
 1915 Love and Sour Notes (Short)
 1915 A Stool Pigeon's Revenge (Short)
 1915 Shaved in Mexico (Short)
 1915 Under the Table (Short)
 1915 A Change in Lovers (Short)
 1915 Rough But Romantic (Short)
 1915 Their Last Haul (Short)
 1914 On Again, Off Again Finnegan (Short) (as Jack Blystone)
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J. G. Blystone | J.G. Blystone | J. Blystone | Jack Blystone | John Blystone


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His main contribution, when working with Laurel and Hardy, was insisting on sticking more closely to the script than other directors and rehearsing comedy gags so that they came off the way that they were planned. See more »



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