Lewis D. Collins

Lewis D. Collins (January 12, 1899 – August 24, 1954) was an American film director and occasional screenwriter. In his career spanning over 30 years, he churned out dozens of Westerns.

Lewis D. Collins
Born(1899-01-12)January 12, 1899
DiedAugust 24, 1954(1954-08-24) (aged 55)
Other names
  • Lew Collins
  • Lewis Collins
Years active1922–1954


Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Collins' film career began in 1922, when films were still silent, and continued into the sound era. He directed about 120 films between then and his death in Hollywood in 1954, among them The Desert Trail in 1935, working with actors such as John Wayne and Paul Fix.


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