Frank Lloyd


Director

About

Birth Place
United Kingdom
Born
February 02, 1888
Died
August 10, 1960

Biography

Made his English stage debut in 1901, moving to Canada in 1909 and the US in 1913. Lloyd began directing in the mid-teens and turned out in excess of 100 films, for a variety of studios, during a lengthy career. He is noted primarily for his technical prowess, though films such as "Berkeley Square" (1933), in which Leslie Howard blithely communicates with the long-dead, displayed a consi...

Family & Companions

Alma Lloyd
Wife
Died in 1952.
Virginia Lloyd
Wife
Second wife.

Biography

Made his English stage debut in 1901, moving to Canada in 1909 and the US in 1913. Lloyd began directing in the mid-teens and turned out in excess of 100 films, for a variety of studios, during a lengthy career. He is noted primarily for his technical prowess, though films such as "Berkeley Square" (1933), in which Leslie Howard blithely communicates with the long-dead, displayed a considerable degree of invention and imagination. Other noted achievements include "Mutiny on the Bounty" (1935) and "Cavalcade" (1933).

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

The Last Command (1955)
Director
The Shanghai Story (1954)
Director
Blood on the Sun (1945)
Director
Forever and a Day (1943)
Director
The Spoilers (1942)
2nd Unit Director
This Woman Is Mine (1941)
Director
The Lady from Cheyenne (1941)
Director
Rulers of the Sea (1939)
Director
If I Were King (1938)
Director
Maid of Salem (1937)
Director
Wells Fargo (1937)
Director
Under Two Flags (1936)
Director
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
Director
Servants' Entrance (1934)
Director
Hoop-la (1933)
Director
Cavalcade (1933)
Director
Berkeley Square (1933)
Director
A Passport to Hell (1932)
Director
The Age for Love (1931)
Director
East Lynne (1931)
Director
The Right of Way (1931)
Director
The Lash (1930)
Director
Son of the Gods (1930)
Director
The Way of All Men (1930)
Director
Young Nowheres (1929)
Director
The Divine Lady (1929)
Director
Dark Streets (1929)
Director
Drag (1929)
Director
Weary River (1929)
Director
Adoration (1928)
Director
Children of Divorce (1927)
Director
The Eagle of the Sea (1926)
Director
The Wise Guy (1926)
Director
The Splendid Road (1925)
Pers Director
Winds of Chance (1925)
Director
Her Husband's Secret (1925)
Director
Black Oxen (1924)
Director
The Silent Watcher (1924)
Director
The Sea Hawk (1924)
Director
Within the Law (1923)
Pers Director
Ashes of Vengeance (1923)
Director
The Voice from the Minaret (1923)
Pers Director
The Sin Flood (1922)
Director
Oliver Twist (1922)
Director
The Eternal Flame (1922)
Director
A Voice in the Dark (1921)
Director
A Tale of Two Worlds (1921)
Director
Roads of Destiny (1921)
Director
The Man From Lost River (1921)
Director
The Grim Comedian (1921)
Director
The Invisible Power (1921)
Director
The Silver Horde (1920)
Director
The Great Lover (1920)
Director
Madame X (1920)
Director
The Woman in Room 13 (1920)
Director
Pitfalls of a Big City (1919)
Director
The World and Its Woman (1919)
Director
The Man Hunter (1919)
Director
The Loves of Letty (1919)
Director
Riders of the Purple Sage (1918)
Director
True Blue (1918)
Director
The Rainbow Trail (1918)
Director
For Freedom (1918)
Director
The Blindness of Divorce (1918)
Director
Les Miserables (1918)
Director
American Methods (1917)
Director
When a Man Sees Red (1917)
Director
The Price of Silence (1917)
Director
A Tale of Two Cities (1917)
Director
The Heart of a Lion (1917)
Director
The Kingdom of Love (1917)
Director
The Intrigue (1916)
Director
The Making of Maddalena (1916)
Director
Sins of Her Parent (1916)
Director
Madame La Presidente (1916)
Director
An International Marriage (1916)
Director
Tongues of Men (1916)
Director
The Stronger Love (1916)
Director
David Garrick (1916)
Director
The Code of Marcia Gray (1916)
Director
The Gentleman from Indiana (1915)
Director
Jane (1915)
Director
The Reform Candidate (1915)
Director
The Toll of the Youth (1915)
Director
The Little Girl of the Attic (1915)
Director
From the Shadows (1915)
Director
The Temptation of Edwin Swayne (1915)
Director
The Source of Happiness (1915)
Director
The Bay of Seven Isles (1915)
Director
Their Golden Wedding (1915)
Director
Eleven to One (1915)
Director
Pawns of Fate (1915)
Director
Martin Lowe, Fixer (1915)
Director
A Page From Life (1914)
Director
Traffic in Babes (1914)
Director
The Vagabond (1914)
Director
The Link That Binds (1914)
Director
A Prince of Bavaria (1914)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

The Stronger Love (1916)
Tom Serviss
The Temptation of Edwin Swayne (1915)
The Black Box (1915)
Pawns of Fate (1915)
The Spy (1914)
Jake Parsons
Damon and Pythias (1914)
Dionysius
The Opened Shutters (1914)
Judge Calvin Trent
The Link That Binds (1914)
A Prince of Bavaria (1914)
A Page From Life (1914)
Stolen Glory (1914)
Prowlers of the Wild (1914)
By Radium's Ray (1914)
The Mexican's Last Raid (1914)
On the Rio Grande (1914)
The Law of His Kind (1914)
For the Freedom of Cuba (1914)
Unjustly Accused (1914)
Kid Regan's Hands (1914)
Dangers of the veldt (1914)
On the Verge of War (1914)
Love and Flames (1914)
Captain Jenny S.A. (1914)
Captain Kidd (1913)
The Buccaneers (1913)
The Madonna of the Slums (1913)
Shadows of Life (1913)

Writer (Feature Film)

The Age for Love (1931)
Adaptation
Ashes of Vengeance (1923)
Adaptation
Oliver Twist (1922)
Adaptation
Madame X (1920)
Scen
The Man Hunter (1919)
Scen
The Man Hunter (1919)
Story
The Blindness of Divorce (1918)
Scen
Les Miserables (1918)
Scen
The Rainbow Trail (1918)
Scen
True Blue (1918)
Story
True Blue (1918)
Scen
Riders of the Purple Sage (1918)
Scen
The Heart of a Lion (1917)
Scen
The Price of Silence (1917)
Scen
American Methods (1917)
Scen
When a Man Sees Red (1917)
Scen
A Tale of Two Cities (1917)
Scen
Sins of Her Parent (1916)
Scen
The Code of Marcia Gray (1916)
Scen
Unjustly Accused (1914)
Screenwriter
Traffic in Babes (1914)
Screenwriter
A Page From Life (1914)
Screenwriter
The Link That Binds (1914)
Screenwriter
The Buccaneers (1913)
From Story

Producer (Feature Film)

The Last Command (1955)
Associate Producer
The Shanghai Story (1954)
Associate Producer
The Spoilers (1942)
Producer
Saboteur (1942)
Producer
The Invisible Agent (1942)
Producer
The Lady from Cheyenne (1941)
Producer
This Woman Is Mine (1941)
Producer
Rulers of the Sea (1939)
Producer
If I Were King (1938)
Producer
Wells Fargo (1937)
Producer
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
Producer
The Age for Love (1931)
Producer
The Wise Guy (1926)
Presented By
The Splendid Road (1925)
Presented By
The Invisible Power (1921)
Producer

Production Companies (Feature Film)

Saboteur (1942)
Company
The Spoilers (1942)
Company
The Lady from Cheyenne (1941)
Company
This Woman Is Mine (1941)
Company
Cavalcade (1933)
Company
Hoop-la (1933)
Company
The Right of Way (1931)
Company

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

Going Hollywood: The War Years (1988)
Other

Cast (Short)

Circle 17 (1914)

Life Events

1901

Stage acting debut

1909

Moved to Canada

Videos

Movie Clip

Spoilers, The (1942) - You Disappointed Corpse, You! Nome, Alaska, 1900, with escort Bronco (Richard Barthelmess), saloon owner Cherry (Marlene Dietrich) meets boyfriend Roy (John Wayne) at the boat, not expecting pretty Helen (Margaret Lindsay) with her uncle the judge (Harry Carey), as clowny miners Flapjack and Banty (Russell Simpson, George Cleveland) get into trouble, in The Spoilers, 1942, from a Rex Beach novel.
Spoilers, The (1942) - The Only Luck In Poker Evening in the saloon run by shimmering Cherry (Marlene Dietrich) in Nome, Alaska, who chats testily with her mine owner boyfriend Roy (John Wayne), who's just back in town, joined by the new gold commissioner McNamara (Randolph Scott), and trouble, in The Spoilers, 1942.
Berkeley Square (1933) - An American Jest Time traveling American Peter (Leslie Howard) is posing as his 18th century namesake, whose diary he has studied, meeting his puzzled London cousins Kate (Valerie Taylor), Tom (Colin Keith-Johnston), Lady Anne (Irene Browne) and Helen (Heather Angel), in Berkeley Square, 1933.
Berkeley Square (1933) - Age Of Speed And Invention Prologue and opening scene, Leslie Howard as American Peter Standish (a role he played on stage in London and on Broadway), traveling in 1784 England with Major Clinton (Alan Mowbray), learning of the first balloon crossing of the English Channel, from Berkeley Square, 1933.
Berkeley Square (1933) - You Might Have Sat For It Yourself After early scenes with Leslie Howard as Peter Standish, an American visiting England in 1784, the notion of time-travel established, we meet the housekeeper (Beryl Mercer) and fiancée ( Betty Lawford) of the contemporary Peter, who’s inherited his ancestor’s house, in Berkeley Square, 1933.
Weary River (1929) - Members Only Neat opening from director Frank Lloyd finds Richard Barthelmess (Jerry) and Betty Compson (Alice) as popular denizens of a speakeasy which, we learn, he owns, as we also discover he’s maybe mobbed-up, in the First National/Warner Bros. part-talkie/Musical Weary River, 1929.
Weary River (1929) - It's Up To You Bootlegger Jerry (Richard Barthelmess) and gal Alice (Betty Compson) begin talking and singing upon adjourning to their apartment, sampling a standard before performing an original by Louis Silvers and Grant Clarke, dubbed by Johnny Murray, in the part-talkie Weary River, 1929.
Weary River (1929) - Sung By Its Composer Starting at the speakeasy owned by incarcerated Jerry (Richard Barthelmess), director Frank Lloyd travels via radio to the prison where he’s performing (title song by Louis Silvers and Grant Clarke), Betty Compson his girl, Louis Natheaux a snarky rival, in the part-talking Weary River. 1929.
Spoilers, The (1942) - You Could Show Me Around Cherry (Marlene Dietrich), an enterprising saloon owner in Nome, Alaska, 1900, drops in on the town clerk (Chester Clute) to check some mine claims and is surprised to meet the eager new gold commissioner McNamara (Randolph Scott), early in The Spoilers, 1942, also starring John Wayne.
Howards Of Virginia, The (1940) - Flower Of Williamsburg Exteriors shot at the then-newly restored colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, a scene taking place mid-1760's, as relatively redneck Matt Howard (Cary Grant) tells citified friend Tom Jefferson (Richard Carlson) he's headed west, in The Howards Of Virginia, 1940.
Howards Of Virginia, The (1940) - Labor In The Fields Surveyor and commoner Matt Howard (Cary Grant) at work in 1760's Virginia, visited by Jane (Martha Scott) who thought him more high-born, then complaining to her father, friend Tom Jefferson and brother (Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Richard Carlson, Alan Marshal), in The Howards Of Virginia, 1940.
Oliver Twist (1922) - Old Shrivelled Scoundrel Escaped orphan Oliver (Jackie Coogan) has wandered to the outskirts of London and met the Artful Dodger (Edouard Trebaol), who brings him to the wicked Fagin (Lon Chaney), in Frank Lloyd's version of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, 1922.

Trailer

Companions

Alma Lloyd
Wife
Died in 1952.
Virginia Lloyd
Wife
Second wife.

Bibliography