James W. Horne
Date of Birth
Dec 14, 1880
Birth Place:
San Francisco, CA


A stage actor and director in the late 1900s, James W. Horne began directing films in the mid teens, initially specializing in serials such as Stingaree, The Midnight Man, and The Third Eye. In the '20s he made numerous actioners and comedies, and helmed the Buster Keaton feature College. Horne began directing Laurel and Hardy short comedies with their 1929 silent classic Big Business; he also...