Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter
2004, Glacier National Park, Montana, United States
Scott Lord Silent Film: Silent Command (J. Gordon Edwards, 1923)
J. Gordon Edwards (June 24, 1867 – December 31, 1925) was a Canadian film director, producer, and writer who began his career as a stage actor and stage director.
- Scott Lord Silent Film Silent Command J Gordon Edwards 1923
- Production supervisor
Edwards made his directorial debut on film in the 1914 film St. Elmo.
Edwards went on helming all of the Fox Film Corporation's mega-budget spectacles, including all of actress Theda Bara's productions between 1916 and 1919. Later, he became the production supervisor at Fox, and continued to direct until he died in 1925. One of his biggest projects was The Queen of Sheba (1921), a lost silent film which contained a huge chariot race, four years before Ben-Hur (1925). He was the stepgrandfather of director Blake Edwards.