Leopold Wharton

Leopold Wharton (September 1, 1870 – September 27, 1927) was an American film director, producer and writer. He directed 37 films between 1911 and 1922, including the 1915 film The New Adventures of J. Rufus Wallingford, which featured Oliver Hardy.

Leopold Wharton
Born(1870-09-01)September 1, 1870
Manchester, England
DiedSeptember 27, 1927(1927-09-27) (aged 57)
OccupationFilm director
Years active1911–1922

He was the brother of Theodore Wharton, who was also a film director.[1] He was born in Manchester, England, and died in New York City.

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  1. ^ Keim, Norman O. (2008). Our Movie Houses: A History of Film & Cinematic Innovation in Central New York. Syracuse University Press. p. 133. ISBN 978-0-8156-0896-7.

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