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Frances Marion
(Literature)
Mae Marsh
(Movies & TV)
Clarence Brown
(Movies & TV)
Irving Thalberg
(Movies & TV)
 

See also

George W. Hill

Knowledge Identifier: +George_W._Hill

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George W. Hill

American film director and cinematographer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1895.

Countries: United States (83%), Russia (17%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Frances Marion, Mae Marsh, Clarence Brown

Linked to: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

 

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George W. Hill was born in 1895 add something


1920

A cinematographer of silent films known for his skill in lighting female stars, he worked on a series of independently produced features for Mae Marsh and others in the postwar WWI years and was eventually recruited by the burgeoning major studios to be a director, beginning in 1920 add something


1928

Frances Marion - After Thomson's unexpected death in 1928, she married director George W. Hill in 1930, but that marriage ended in divorce in 1933

 

The Cossacks (novel) - The first is a 1928 silent film directed by George W. Hill and Clarence Brown


1930

Hill was married to screenwriter Frances Marion from 1930 to 1933 add something


1934

Hill was severely injured in a car accident just when his career was beginning to peak, and it is rumored that his injuries were the root cause of his apparent suicide in 1934 add something


George W. Hill died in 1934 add something


1937

At the time of his death, Hill was preparing to direct, and had done some shooting in China for the "The Good Earth", produced at MGM by Irving Thalberg, an Oscar-winning film completed to great acclaim in 1937 add something