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Also Known As: Lloyd Francis Bacon Died: November 15, 1955
Born: December 4, 1889 Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrhage
Birth Place: San Jose, California, USA Profession: director, actor

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Graduated from acting in Charlie Chaplin silents to directing numerous films, usually light comedies or musicals. Bacon was one of Warner Brothers reliable contract men for a number of years; some of his best and most fondly remembered films include the Busby Berkeley musicals, "Forty Second Street" (1933), "Footlight Parade" (1933) and "Wonder Bar" (1934), and films ranging from the uproarious black comedy "A Slight Case of Murder" (1938) to the potent melodramas "Marked Woman" (1937) and "Action in the North Atlantic" (1943). In all, Bacon directed over 100 films.

Graduated from acting in Charlie Chaplin silents to directing numerous films, usually light comedies or musicals. Bacon was one of Warner Brothers reliable contract men for a number of years; some of his best and most fondly remembered films include the Busby Berkeley musicals, "Forty Second Street" (1933), "Footlight Parade" (1933) and "Wonder Bar" (1934), and films ranging from the uproarious black comedy "A Slight Case of Murder" (1938) to the potent melodramas "Marked Woman" (1937) and "Action in the North Atlantic" (1943). In all, Bacon directed over 100 films.

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DIRECTOR:

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  The French Line (1954) Director
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  She Couldn't Say No (1954) Director
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  The I Don't Care Girl (1953) Director
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  Call Me Mister (1951) Director
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  The Frogmen (1951) Director
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  Golden Girl (1951) Director
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  The Fuller Brush Girl (1950) Director
10.
  Kill the Umpire (1950) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 Smudge (1922) McGuire
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 Hearts and Masks (1921) Richard Comstock
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 The Road Demon (1921) Luther McCabe, auto driver
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 Hands Off (1921) Ford Wadley
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 The Greater Profit (1921) Jim Crawkins
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 The Kentucky Colonel (1920) Boyd Savely
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 The Girl in the Rain (1920) Walter
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 Miss Nobody (1920) The Aviator
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Milestones close milestones

1913:
Film acting debut
1921:
First short film as director
1926:
Feature film directing debut

Companions close complete companion listing

wife:
Ruby Bacon. Divorced c. 1947.

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father:
Frank Bacon. Actor. Died in November 1922.
mother:
Jane Bacon. Died in October 1956.

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