Hugh Ford
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1868
Birth Place:
Washington, DC

Biography

An important early writer/director, Hugh Ford came to films from the legitimate stage where he had directed such classics as Joseph and His Brethren, The Yellow Ticket, and The Garden of Allah. Under contract to Famous Players in the mid-1910s, Ford became an assistant to the veteran Edwin S. Porter and co-directed Mary Pickford's Such a Little Queen (1914) and, with Pickford's chief rival...