H. Tipton Steck
Date of Birth
Oct 24, 1888
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL

Biography

A former newspaper reporter and press agent, H. Tipton Steck worked for ten years as a scenario editor, production manager, and "feature writer" for the Chicago-based Essanay company. With the demise of Essanay in 1918, Steck supplied scenarios for Universal's top Western star Harry Carey (The Outcasts of Poker Flats, (1919) and Riders of the Law (1919)), and later contracted with First National....