Lambert Hillyer
Date of Birth
Jul 08, 1889
Birth Place:
South Bend, IN

Biography

Before giving the "flickers" a try in 1917, writer/director Lambert Hillyer had been everything from a vaudeville performer to a journalist. Hillyer was trained for a directorial career at Inceville, the eminent domain of silent-movie mogul Thomas Ince. With such western films as The Narrow Trail (1917) and Square Deal Sanderson (1919), to his credit, Hillyer was largely responsible for the...