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Gilbert Pratt (1892–1954)

Gilbert Pratt was born on February 16, 1892 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Gilbert Walker Pratt. He was a director and writer, known for Partners in Crime (1928), Flips and Flops (1919) and Elmer and Elsie (1934). He died on December 10, 1954 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Flips and Flops Director
Elmer and Elsie Director
Saps at Sea Writer


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 1938 The Young in Heart (director of retakes, uncredited)
 1933 L'amour guide
 1932 Sealskins (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1931 Hasty Marriage (Short)
 1930 Camera Shy (Short)
 1929 His Baby Daze (Short)
 1929 Going Ga-Ga (Short) (uncredited)
 1927 Campus Romeos (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1927 How High Is Up? (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1927 What Price Dough (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1927 Heavy Hikers (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1927 You're Next (Short) (as Gil Prat)
 1927 Smith's Surprise (Short)
 1927 Old Tin Sides (Short)
 1927 The Unsocial Three (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1927 Three Glad Men (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1926 Smith's Uncle (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1926 A Harem Knight (Short)
 1926 Smith's Visitor (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1926 The Heavy Parade (Short)
 1926 Fight Night (Short)
 1926 Hayfoot, Strawfoot? (Short)
 1925 Whispering Lions (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1925 Are Parents Pickles? (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1925 Keep Smiling (as Gilbert W. Pratt)
 1925 Don't Tell Dad (Short)
 1925 Love Goofy (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1925 Sea Legs (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1924 Court Plaster (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1924 Grandpa's Girl (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1924 Cornfed (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1924 Lonesome (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1924 Laughing Gas (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1924 Paris Lights (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1924 Some Nurse (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1923 One Dark Night (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1923 Mark It Paid (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1923 Three Cheers (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1923 Simple Sadie (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1923 The Sleepwalker (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1923 Rolling Home (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1923 The Optimist (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1922 Mud and Sand (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1922 A Bully Pair (Short)
 1922 The Egg (Short)
 1922 All Balled Up (Short)
 1922 A Studio Rube (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1922 Gee Whiskers (Short)
 1922 His Inheritance Taxi (Short)
 1922 Straight from the Farm (Short)
 1921 Fool Days (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1921 Fresh Air (Short)
 1921 Squirrel Food (Short)
 1921 Fast and Furious (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1921 Peaceful Alley (Short)
 1921 Bride and Gloom (Short)
 1921 High & Dry (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1921 In Again, Out Again (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1920/I A Close Shave (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1920 Dynamite (Short)
 1920 Knights and Knighties (Short)
 1920 Throbs and Thrills (Short)
 1919 Rubes and Robbers (Short)
 1919 Caves and Coquettes (Short)
 1919 Vamps and Variety (Short)
 1919 Zip and Zest (Short)
 1919 Flips and Flops (Short)
 1919 Harems and Hookum (Short)
 1919 Girlies and Grubbers (Short)
 1919 Damsels and Dandies (Short)
 1919 Love and Lather (Short)
 1919 Going! Going! Gone! (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1919 Wanted - $5,000 (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1918 Bums and Boarders (Short)
 1918 Farms and Fumbles (Short)
 1918 Hear 'Em Rave (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1918 Bees in His Bonnet (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1918 Two Scrambled (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1918 That's Him (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1918 Are Crooks Dishonest? (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1918 Sic 'Em, Towser (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1918 The City Slicker (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1918 The Non-Stop Kid (Short)
 1918 It's a Wild Life (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1918 A One Night Stand (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1918 Beat It (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1918 Hit Him Again (Short)
 1918 The Lamb (Short) (as Gil Pratt)
 1918 The Tip (Short)
 1917 The Big Idea (Short)
 1917 Move On (Short)
 1917 Pinched (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Gil Prat | Gilbert W. Pratt | Gill Pratt | Gil Pratt

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Started as a character actor, playing both serious and comic villains on screen. Later turned to directing for Kalem and Hal Roach. During the 1920s he doubled as gag writer, in addition to directing for Al Christie at Vitagraph (1924-25) and Mack Sennett (1926). In the sound era, he worked as a scenarist on dramas, with occasional forays into comedy.

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