John Emerson (filmmaker)

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John Emerson (born Clifton Paden; May 29, 1874 – March 7, 1956) was an American stage actor, playwright, producer, and director of silent films (many featuring Douglas Fairbanks).wikipedia
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Anita Loos

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Emerson was married to Anita Loos from June 15, 1919 until his death, and prior to that the couple had worked together as a writing team for motion pictures.
Loos returned to California as Griffith was leaving Triangle to make longer films, and she joined director and future husband John Emerson for a string of successful Douglas Fairbanks movies.

Douglas Fairbanks

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John Emerson (born Clifton Paden; May 29, 1874 – March 7, 1956) was an American stage actor, playwright, producer, and director of silent films (many featuring Douglas Fairbanks).
His athleticism was not appreciated by Griffith, however, and he was brought to the attention of Anita Loos and John Emerson, who wrote and directed many of his early romantic comedies.

The Americano (1916 film)

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Most of them survive, and several—notably The Mystery of the Leaping Fish and The Americano—remain among the most frequently seen films from this period.
The Americano is a 1916 American silent adventure / romantic comedy film directed by John Emerson and stars Douglas Fairbanks in his last production for Triangle Film Corporation.

The Mystery of the Leaping Fish

Most of them survive, and several—notably The Mystery of the Leaping Fish and The Americano—remain among the most frequently seen films from this period.
Directed by John Emerson, the story was written by Tod Browning with intertitles by Anita Loos.

Old Heidelberg (1915 film)

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Old Heidelberg is a 1915 American silent romance film directed by John Emerson and starring Wallace Reid, Dorothy Gish and Karl Formes.

His Picture in the Papers

His Picture in the Papers (1916) is an American silent comedy film written and directed by John Emerson.

Macbeth (1916 film)

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Macbeth is a silent, black-and-white 1916 film adaptation of the William Shakespeare play Macbeth.. It was directed by John Emerson, assisted by Erich von Stroheim, and produced by D. W. Griffith, with cinematography by Victor Fleming.

Less Than the Dust

John Emerson directed and Eric von Stroheim was one of the assistant directors.

The Flying Torpedo

The film was written by John Emerson (who also stars), Robert M. Baker and D. W. Griffith (who was not credited).

In Again, Out Again

In Again, Out Again is a 1917 American silent comedy film directed by John Emerson and written by Anita Loos.

Actors' Equity Association

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He was president of the Actors' Equity Association from 1920 to 1928.

The Failure (1915 film)

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It stars John Emerson, Wahnetta Hanson, and A. D. Sears, and was released on May 27, 1915.

Wild and Woolly

The film was adapted by Anita Loos from a story by Horace B. Carpenter and was directed by John Emerson.

A Virtuous Vamp

It was written by Anita Loos and John Emerson based on the 1909 play The Bachelor by Clyde Fitch.

The Fall of Eve

The screenplay was written by Gladys Lehman, from a story by Anita Loos and John Emerson, and the film was released by Columbia Pictures on June 25, 1929.

Camille (1926 short film)

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