Charles Swickard
Date of Birth
Mar 21, 1861
Birth Place:
Germany

Biography

The brother of character actor Josef Swickard, Charles Swickard became a prolific director with Thomas H. Ince's New York Motion Picture Company, where he helmed the still extant 1916 version of The Three Musketeers. Swickard was the credited director on the seminal William S. Hart Western Hell's Hinges (1916), but it has long been assumed that the film was actually directed by Hart himself....