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Also Known As: Died: February 4, 1958
Born: February 5, 1891 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Washington, Washington D.C., USA Profession: director, actor, film editor, editor, producer, writer

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DIRECTOR:

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  China's Little Devils (1945) Director
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  Downstairs (1932) Director
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  Personal Maid (1931) Director
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  Up for Murder (1931) Director
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  East Is West (1930) Director
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  Young Man of Manhattan (1930) Director
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  Bellamy Trial (1929) Director
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  After Midnight (1927) Director
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  Man, Woman, and Sin (1927) Director

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 The Pilgrim (1923) Policeman
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wife:
Betty Lawford.

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TLS ( 2006-05-10 )

Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

Starting as a journalist in Washington DC, Bell later played on stage and entered films in 1923 as an actor. Charlie Chaplin employed Bell as an editor and assistant director. Bell is known for directing Greta Garbo's first American film, "The Torrent." He worked with Paramount serving as head of production at the Astoria studio in New York. Bell was married for a brief time to actress Betty Lawford, mother of actor Peter Lawford.

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