Person - Lloyd, Frank (1886-1960)

Lloyd, Frank (1886-1960)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

Lloyd, Frank (1886-1960)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Glasgow (Escocia, Reino Unido)  1886-02-02 - California (Estados Unidos)  1960-08-10

History:

Frank Lloyd was a Scottish scriptwriter, film producer, director and actor that developed his career in Hollywood. Lloyd was one of the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Hollywood, and was its president between 1934 and 1935. He began his career as actor and arrived to Hollywood with the theatre company in which he used to work. He met there his wife and started directing and writing scripts. His success grew up with the adaptation of "Oliver Twist" in 1922. He filmed many movies and, in 1940, his fame started to fall until he retired in 1950. He recieved awards from the Academy and has a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Among his most outstanding movies are: "Black Oxen" (1923), "The Eagle of the Sea" (1926), "Weary River" (1929), "East Lynne" (1931), "Boom Town" (1940) and "Blood on the Sun" (1945).

Places

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Glasgow (Escocia, Reino Unido) in 1886-02-02

Lugar de Defunción:

California (Estados Unidos) in 1960-08-10

Subjects

Related Authorities

Brower, Otto (1895-1946)  ( He/She/It collaborated with )

Associative relations :

Columbia Pictures Corporation (Estados Unidos)  ( He/She works for )

Hathaway, Henry (1898-1985)  ( He/She is the tutor/teacher/boss of )

Warner Bros Entertainment, Inc. (Estados Unidos)  ( He/She works for )

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IMDb

Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España

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