Richard Wallace (director)

Richard Wallace (August 26, 1894 – November 3, 1951) was an American film director.

Richard Wallace
Richard Wallace in The Little Minister.jpg
Richard Wallace on the set of The Little Minister (1934)
Born
Clarence Richard Wallace

(1894-08-26)August 26, 1894
Sacramento, California
DiedNovember 3, 1951(1951-11-03) (aged 57)
Los Angeles, California
OccupationFilm director
Years active1925–1949

He began working in the editing department at Mack Sennett Studios in the early 1920s. He later moved on to rival Hal Roach Studios where he began directing two-reel films, on some of which he collaborated with Stan Laurel. In 1926, Wallace began directing feature-length films.

Several of Wallace's memorable films include three Shirley Temple films, A Night to Remember (1943) with Loretta Young, and The Little Minister (1934) with Katharine Hepburn.[1] He was a founding member of the Directors Guild of America. He died of a heart attack.[2]

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