Roland D. Reed

Roland D. Reed (July 7, 1894–July 15, 1972) was an American film editor, producer and director.[1] He worked on many films for the low-budget Chesterfield Pictures and later started Roland Reed Productions, Inc. that shut down in November 1956. In addition to TV series, Reed made industrial and Christian films as well as television commercials that were filmed at Hal Roach Studios.[2]

Roland D. Reed
BornJuly 7, 1894
DiedJuly 15, 1972
OccupationEditor, producer, director
Years active1923-1963 (film)

Personal lifeEdit

The son of Daniel Morton Reed and Ella G. Hulse, Roland Daniel Reed was born in Middletown, New York. He had three wives, Laura Muzzio (1913). Dorothy Venita Smith (1930) and Dorothy Belle Eddy (1935).

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ Pitts p.96
  2. ^ p.84,p. 87 Pitts, Michael R. Poverty Row Studios, 1929-1940: An Illustrated History of 55 Independent Film Companies McFarland; illustrated edition (30 July 2005)
  3. ^ Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. p. 324. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.


  • Michael R. Pitts. Poverty Row Studios, 1929–1940: An Illustrated History of 55 Independent Film Companies, with a Filmography for Each. McFarland & Company, 2005.

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