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George B. Seitz

Film Director / Screenwriter / Playwright / Actor / Film Producer | * 01/03/1888 († 56, 07/08/1944) | Boston, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA))
George Brackett Seitz (January 3, 1888 – July 8, 1944) was an American playwright, screenwriter, film actor and director. He was known for his screenplays for action serials, such as The Perils of Pauline (1914) and The Exploits of Elaine (1914). Seitz was born in Boston, Massachusetts, started his career as a playwright, and also wrote some fiction for "up-market" pulp magazines such as Adventure and People's Magazine. Seitz did much of his early work in Fort Lee, New Jersey when many other early film studios in America's first motion picture industry were based there. He was the director of more than one hundred films, the writer of more than thirty screenplays, and an actor in seven films. He worked at Columbia Pictures and at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer where he directed eleven films in the Andy Hardy series of the 1930s & 1940s. He died in Hollywood, California in 1944. Although an acquaintance of the cinematographer John F. Seitz, they were not related. He was the father of George B. Seitz Jr., who was a writer/director active in the 1940s and 1950s in films and television. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Movies with George B. Seitz as Actor(3)

as Himself (uncredited)1938 Another Romance of Celluloid

Movies with George B. Seitz as Crew(93)

Directing/Director1944 Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble
Directing/Director1942 Mister Gardenia Jones
Directing/Director1942 Andy Hardy's Double Life
Directing/Director1942 Pierre of the Plains
Directing/Director1942 A Yank on the Burma Road
Directing/Director1942 The Courtship of Andy Hardy
Directing/Director1941 Andy Hardy's Private Secretary
Directing/Director1941 Life Begins for Andy Hardy
Production/Producer1941 Life Begins for Andy Hardy
Directing/Director1940 Kit Carson
Directing/Director1940 Gallant Sons
Directing/Director1940 Sky Murder
Directing/Director1940 Andy Hardy Meets Debutante
Directing/Director1939 Judge Hardy and Son
Directing/Director1939 Thunder Afloat
Directing/Director1939 6,000 Enemies
Directing/Director1939 The Hardys Ride High
Directing/Director1938 Out West with the Hardys
Directing/Director1938 Judge Hardy's Children
Directing/Director1938 Love Finds Andy Hardy
Directing/Director1938 Yellow Jack
Directing/Director1937 My Dear Miss Aldrich
Directing/Director1937 The Thirteenth Chair
Directing/Director1937 A Family Affair
Directing/Director1937 You're Only Young Once
Directing/Director1937 Under Cover of Night
Directing/Director1937 Between Two Women
Directing/Director1937 Mama Steps Out
Directing/Director1936 Exclusive Story
Directing/Director1936 The Last of the Mohicans
Directing/Director1936 Tarzan Escapes
Directing/Director1936 Mad Holiday
Directing/Director1936 Absolute Quiet
Directing/Director1935 Society Doctor
Directing/Director1935 Times Square Lady
Directing/Director1935 Woman Wanted
Directing/Director1935 Shadow of Doubt
Directing/Director1935 Alibi Racket
Directing/Second Unit Director1935 Murder in the Fleet
Directing/Director1935 Buried Loot
Directing/Director1935 Desert Death
Directing/Director1935 Kind Lady
Directing/Director1935 Calm Yourself
Directing/Director1934 The Fighting Ranger
Directing/Director1934 Lazy River
Writing/Story1933 Above the Clouds
Directing/Director1933 The Thrill Hunter
Directing/Director1933 Treason
Directing/Director1933 The Women in His Life
Directing/Director1932 Sally of the Subway
Writing/Adaptation1932 Sally of the Subway
Writing/Story1932 Sally of the Subway
Directing/Director1932 Sin's Pay Day
Directing/Director1932 Docks of San Francisco
Directing/Director1931 The Drums of Jeopardy
Directing/Director1931 Arizona
Directing/Director1931 Night Beat
Directing/Director1930 Danger Lights
Directing/Director1930 Midnight Mystery
Directing/Director1929 Black Magic
Directing/Director1928 The Circus Kid
Directing/Director1928 After the Storm
Directing/Director1928 Court-Martial
Directing/Director1928 Beware of Blondes
Directing/Director1927 The Great Mail Robbery
Directing/Director1927 The Blood Ship
Directing/Director1926 Pals in Paradise
Directing/Director1926 The Ice Flood
Writing/Writer1926 The Ice Flood
Directing/Director1926 Desert Gold
Directing/Director1925 The Vanishing American
Directing/Director1925 Wild Horse Mesa
Directing/Director1924 The Fortieth Door
Directing/Director1924 Into the Net
Directing/Director1923 Plunder
Directing/Director1922 Go Get 'Em Hutch
Directing/Director1921 Hurricane Hutch
Directing/Director1920 Rogues and Romance
Writing/Writer1920 Rogues and Romance
Directing/Director1919 The Black Secret
Directing/Director1919 The Lightning Raider
Directing/Director1918 The House of Hate
Directing/Director1917 The Fatal Ring
Writing/Writer1917 The Fatal Ring
Writing/Writer1916 The Shielding Shadow
Directing/Director1916 The Iron Claw
Writing/Writer1916 The Iron Claw
Writing/Adaptation1915 The Lilac Splash
Directing/Director1915 The Romance of Elaine
Writing/Story1914 Detective Craig's Coup
Directing/Director1914 The Exploits of Elaine
Writing/Writer1914 The Exploits of Elaine

Full Name: George Seitz
Born: Tuesday, 01/03 1888 (January) in Boston, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 07/08 1944 (July) in Hollywood (aged: 56)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Children: Mary Naomi Seitz Adams
Other names for George B. Seitz (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"George Brackett Seitz"
George B. Seitz frequently works together with these people:
Cedric Gibbons (25x, Crew)
Lewis Stone (17x, Actor)
Douglas Shearer (17x, Crew)
Mickey Rooney (16x, Actor)
Edwin B. Willis (14x, Crew)
Fay Holden (13x, Actress)
Lester White (13x, Crew)
Aurania Rouverol (13x, Crew)
Ann Rutherford (12x, Actress)
Sara Haden (12x, Actress)
Raymond Hatton (12x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:484596, Added: 10/03/2018, Last updated: 05/26/2021