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George Melford (1877–1961)

George Melford was born on February 19, 1877 in Rochester, New York, USA as George Henry Knauff. He was a director and actor, known for Love in the Desert (1929), Jungle Menace (1937) and Moran of the Lady Letty (1922). He was married to Diana Miller and Louise Marsland. He died on April 25, 1961 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1946 Jungle Terror
 1937 Jungle Menace
 1935 East of Java
 1934 Hired Wife
 1933 Man of Action
 1931 Drácula
 1931 The Viking
 1930 La voluntad del muerto (english version)
 1929 Sea Fury
 1929 The Charlatan
 1928/I Lingerie
 1927 A Man's Past
 1926 Going Crooked
 1926 Rocking Moon
 1925 Without Mercy
 1924/I Big Timber
 1924 Tiger Love
 1923 Salomy Jane
 1923 Java Head
 1922 Ebb Tide
 1922 Burning Sands
 1921 The Sheik
 1921 A Wise Fool
 1921 The Jucklins
 1920 The Round-Up
 1920 The Sea Wolf
 1919 Everywoman
 1919/II A Sporting Chance
 1918 The Source
 1918 Sandy
 1918 The Bravest Way (as George H. Melford)
 1918 Wild Youth
 1918 The Hidden Pearls (as George H. Melford)
 1917 The Call of the East (as George H. Melford)
 1917 On the Level
 1917 The Crystal Gazer (as George H. Melford)
 1917 Her Strange Wedding (as George H. Melford)
 1917 The Evil Eye
 1916 The Years of the Locust (as George H. Melford)
 1916 A Gutter Magdalene (as George H. Melford)
 1916 The Race (as George H. Melford)
 1915 The Immigrant
 1915 The Unknown
 1915 The Explorer
 1915 Stolen Goods
 1915 The Woman
 1915 Young Romance (as George H. Melford)
 1914 The Derelict (Short)
 1914 The Fatal Opal (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1914 The Prison Stain (Short)
 1914 Micky Flynn's Escapade (Short) (as G.W. Melford)
 1914 The Potter and the Clay (Short)
 1914 The Primitive Instinct (Short) (as George H. Melford)
 1914 The Bond Eternal (Short)
 1914 The Rajah's Vow (Short)
 1914 The Chief of Police (Short)
 1914/II The Quicksands (Short)
 1914 The Barrier of Ignorance (Short)
 1914 The Detective's Sister (Short)
 1914 The Master Rogue (Short)
 1914 The Boer War
 1913 The Big Horn Massacre (Short)
 1913 The Invisible Foe (Short)
 1913 The Chinese Death Thorn (Short) (as George H. Melford)
 1913 The Cave Men's War (Short)
 1913 Perils of the Sea (Short)
 1913 The Man Who Vanished (Short)
 1913 Trooper Billy (Short)
 1913 The Invaders (Short)
 1913 Intemperance (Short)
 1913/II The Struggle (Short)
 1913 On the Brink of Ruin (Short)
 1913 The Circle of Fate (Short)
 1913 The Battle for Freedom (Short)
 1913 The Poet and the Soldier (Short)
 1913 The Cheyenne Massacre (Short)
 1913 The Wayward Son (Short)
 1913 The California Oil Crooks (Short)
 1913/I The Sacrifice (Short)
 1913 The Attack at Rocky Pass (Short)
 1913 The Battle of Bloody Ford (Short)
 1913 The Honor System (Short)
 1913 The Missing Bonds (Short)
 1913 The Mountain Witch (Short)
 1913 The Redemption (Short)
 1913/II A Life in the Balance (Short)
 1913 The Buckskin Coat (Short)
 1913 The Last Blockhouse (Short)
 1913 The Pride of Angry Bear (Short)
 1913/II The Boomerang (Short)
 1913 Red Sweeney's Mistake (Short)
 1913 A Dangerous Wager (Short)
 1913 The Usurer (Short)
 1912 The Two Runaways (Short)
 1912 The Mayor's Crusade (Short)
 1912 The Water Rights War (Short)
 1912 Red Wing and the Paleface (Short)
 1912 The Flower Girl's Romance (Short)
 1912 Days of '49 (Short)
 1912 Mountain Dew (Short)
 1912 The Skinflint (Short)
 1912 The Power of a Hymn (Short)
 1912 The Peril of the Cliffs (Short)
 1912/I The Plot That Failed (Short)
 1912 When Youth Meets Youth (Short)
 1912 The Village Vixen (Short)
 1912 The Apache Renegade (Short)
 1912 The Parasite (Short)
 1912 The Frenzy of Firewater (Short)
 1912 Kentucky Girl (Short)
 1912 The Wandering Musician (Short)
 1912 Freed from Suspicion (Short)
 1912 The Family Tyrant (Short)
 1912 Fantasca, the Gipsy (Short)
 1912 The Suffragette Sheriff (Short)
 1912 Saved by Telephone (Short)
 1912 The Organ Grinder (Short)
 1912 The Colonel's Escape (Short)
 1912 The Bag of Gold (Short)
 1912 The Gun Smugglers (Short)
 1912 The Outlaw (Short)
 1912 The Stolen Invention (Short)
 1912 The Mexican Revolutionist (Short)
 1912 Jean of the Jail (Short)
 1912 The Bell of Penance (Short)
 1912 The Alcalde's Conspiracy (Short)
 1912/I An American Invasion (Short)
 1912 A Princess of the Hills (Short)
 1912 An Interrupted Wedding (Short)
 1912 The Russian Peasant (Short)
 1911 The Higher Toll (Short)
 1911 Between Father and Son (Short)
 1911 Norma from Norway (Short)
 1911 The Long Arm of the Law (Short)
 1911 When California Was Won (Short)
 1911 The Engineer's Daughter (Short)
 1911 The Price of Ambition (Short)
 1911/III For Her Brother's Sake (Short)
 1911 The Peril of the Plains (Short)
 1911 A Prisoner of Mexico (Short)
 1911 Daniel Boone's Bravery (Short)
 1911 The Blackfoot Halfbreed (Short)
 1911 The Alpine Lease (Short)
 1911 When the Sun Went Out (Short)
 1911 When Two Hearts Are Won (Short)
 1911 On the Warpath (Short)
 1911 The Branded Shoulder (Short)
 1911 Don Ramon's Daughter (Short)
 1911 The Wasp (Short)
 1911 Over the Garden Wall (Short)
 1911 The Mexican Joan of Arc (Short)
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Alternate Names:

G.W. Melford | George H. Melford

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During the days of factory-produced silent pictures, Melford's booming voice often disrupted adjacent productions (annoying casts and crews). He quickly acquired the nickname "Whispering George.". See more »


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