Henry B. Walthall
Henry B Walthall
Henry Brazeale Walthall (March 16, 1878 – June 17, 1936) was an American stage and film actor.wikipedia
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Birth of a Nation1915 filmBertha van Ation refers to the film ''Birth of a Nation
He appeared as the Little Colonel in D. W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation (1915).
Henry B. Walthall as Colonel Benjamin Cameron ("The Little Colonel")
Bobby HarronRobert "Bobby" Harron
As the industry grew in size and popularity, Griffith emerged as a director and Walthall found himself a mainstay of the Griffith company, frequently working alongside such Griffith regulars as Owen Moore, Kate Bruce, Lillian and Dorothy Gish, Mae Marsh, Bobby Harron and Jack and Mary Pickford.
Harron is probably best recalled for his roles in the three epic Griffith films: 1914's Judith of Bethulia, opposite Blanche Sweet, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, and Dorothy and Lillian Gish; 1915's controversial all-star cast The Birth of a Nation; and 1916's colossal multi-scenario Intolerance opposite such popular stars of the era as Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper, Wallace Reid, Harold Lockwood, and Mildred Harris.
After his performance in director John Ford's 1934 film Judge Priest starring Will Rogers he enjoyed a golden period of his career.
The picture is set in post-reconstruction Kentucky and the supporting cast features Henry B. Walthall, Hattie McDaniel and Stepin Fetchit.
Home, Sweet HomeHome, Sweet Home'' (1914 film)
She recalled his patience while Griffith grappled with technical problems filming the epilogue of Home, Sweet Home (1914), a scene in which Gish, as an angel, lifts Walthall's character out of hell.
It stars Earle Foxe, Henry Walthall and Dorothy Gish in the lead roles.
Directed by D.W. Griffith, it stars Henry B. Walthall, Marion Leonard, and Gladys Egan.
Directed by D.W. Griffith, the film's cast included Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard, Henry B. Walthall, Mary Pickford, and Mack Sennett.
China ClipperChina Clipper'' (1936 film)The China Clipper
He was gravely ill during his final film, China Clipper.
China Clipper is a 1936 drama film directed by Ray Enright and written by Frank Wead, produced by First National Pictures, distributed by parent company Warner Brothers, and starring Pat O'Brien, Ross Alexander, Humphrey Bogart and, in his last motion picture appearance, the venerable Henry B. Walthall as "Dad."
In 1936 he appeared as Marcel in The Devil-Doll.
Paul Lavond (Barrymore), who was wrongly convicted of robbing his own Paris bank and killing a night watchman more than seventeen years ago, escapes Devil's Island with Marcel (Henry B. Walthall), a scientist who is trying to create a formula to reduce people to one-sixth of their original size.
Henry B. Walthall - Victor
Lost HorizonLost Horizon'' (1937 film)1937
Frank Capra wanted Walthall to portray the High Lama in his 1937 film, Lost Horizon.
Subsequently, Capra offered the part to 58-year-old Henry B. Walthall.
The Scarlet Letter19261926 film
He portrayed Roger Chillingworth in Victor Seastrom's 1926 adaptation of The Scarlet Letter opposite Lillian Gish.
Henry B. Walthall - Roger Chillingworth
FriendsFriends'' (1912 film)
Friends is a 1912 film written and directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Mary Pickford, Henry B. Walthall, Lionel Barrymore, and Harry Carey.
A Tale of Two Cities19351935 film version
He portrayed Dr. Manette in A Tale of Two Cities (1935), starring Ronald Colman.
Lucie Manette (Elizabeth Allan) and her servant and companion Miss Pross (Edna May Oliver) are informed by banker Mr. Jarvis Lorry (Claude Gillingwater) that her father, Dr. Alexandre Mannette (Henry B. Walthall) is not dead, but has been a prisoner in the Bastille for eighteen years before finally being rescued.
Ramona1910 silent filmfilm
Ramona is a 1910 American short drama film directed by D. W. Griffith, based on Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 novel Ramona. Through a love story, the early silent short explores racial injustice to Native Americans and stars Mary Pickford and Henry B. Walthall.
Henry B. Walthall - The Trapper
BiographAmerican Mutoscope and Biograph CompanyAmerican Mutoscope Company
His fellow cast member James Kirkwood introduced Walthall to D. W. Griffith, and at the conclusion of that engagement, Walthall joined the Biograph Company.
Many early movie stars were Biograph performers, including Mary Pickford, Lionel Barrymore, Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Robert Harron, Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Auer, Robert G. Vignola, Owen Moore, Alan Hale, Sr., Florence Lawrence, Blanche Sweet, Harry Carey, James Kirkwood Sr., Mabel Normand, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, and Dorothy Davenport.
The InformerThe Informer'' (1912 film)
The Informer is a 1912 American dramatic short film directed by D. W. Griffith and featuring Mary Pickford, Henry B. Walthall, Harry Carey, Lionel Barrymore, Dorothy Gish and Lillian Gish.
Henry B. Walthall - The Father
Oil and WaterOil and Water'' (1913 film)
The supporting cast includes Henry B. Walthall, Lionel Barrymore, and Harry Carey.
In Old Kentucky
Henry B. Walthall - Robert, the Confederate Son
The Two BrothersThe Two Brothers'' (film)
Henry B. Walthall as Pedro
Broken Ways is a 1913 Western film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Henry B. Walthall and Blanche Sweet.
Henry B. Walthall as The Husband
Henry B. Walthall as The Confederate soldier
Henry B. Walthall as Henri Prevost