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Also Known As: Breezy Eason, Reeves Eason, B Reeves Eason (Breezy), B. Reaves Eason, Reaves Eason, Reeves Eason, Breezy Reeves Eason, Breezy Eason Died: June 9, 1956
Born: October 2, 1886 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Friar Point, Mississippi, USA Profession: director, vaudevillian, actor, 2u director, grocer

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DIRECTOR:

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  Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952) 2nd Unit Director
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  The Half-Breed (1952) 2nd Unit Director
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  Drums in the Deep South (1951) 2nd Unit Director
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  Dallas (1950) 2nd Unit Director
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  Rimfire (1949) Director
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  Northwest Stampede (1948) 2nd Unit Director
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  Tarzan and the Huntress (1947) Dir of elephant stampede seq
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  Black Gold (1947) Racing seq dir by
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  Sea Hound, The (1947) Director
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  The Homestretch (1947) 2nd Unit Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 The Danger Rider (1928) Tucson Joe
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 Blue Streak Mccoy (1920) Albert Marlowe
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 Two Kinds of Love (1920) Dorgan
4.
 Nine-Tenths of the Law (1918) "Red" Adair
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Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

Married to actress Jimsy Maye and father of Breezy Eason, he was credited with working on over 200 films and was one of the most respected serial directors of his era. He was also known for his inhumane treatment of animal actors. In 1936 while filming “The Charge of the Light Brigade,” over 25 horses died as a result of running wire trips and other set-ups. Errol Flynn went public with the story and the Humane Association and Hays office got involved and treatment of animals was closely watched and corrected.

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