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John G Adolfi

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Years active  1907-1933
Name  John Adolfi

Role  Film director
Spouse  Florence Adolfi
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Born  February 19, 1888 (1888-02-19) New York City, New York, United States
Other names  Jack Adolfi John Adolfi
Occupation  Silent film director Actor Screenwriter
Died  May 11, 1933, British Columbia
Movies  The Show of Shows, The Man Who Played G, The Working Man, The Millionaire, Sinners' Holiday
Similar People  George Arliss, Frank Fay, Doris Kenyon, Violet Heming, Evalyn Knapp

John Gustav Adolfi (February 19, 1888 – May 11, 1933) was an American silent film director, actor, and screenwriter who was involved in more than 100 productions throughout his career. An early acting credit was in the recently restored 1912 film Robin Hood.

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Biography

He was born in New York City to Gustav Adolfi and Jennie Reinhardt. Adolfi entered films as an actor in The Spy: A Romantic Story of the Civil War in 1907, but after appearing in thirty or so films he switched roles and concentrated on directing until his death from a brain hemorrhage in British Columbia, Canada while hunting bears.

Selected directing credits

  • Through the Sluice Gates (1913)
  • Driven by Fate (1915)
  • Queen of the Sea (1918)
  • The Amazing Woman (1920)
  • Before Midnight (1925)
  • The Scarlet West (1925)
  • Husband Hunters (1927)
  • What Happened to Father? (1927)
  • The Little Snob (1928)
  • The Devil's Skipper (1928)
  • The Midnight Taxi (1928)
  • Fancy Baggage (1929)
  • In the Headlines (1929)
  • Evidence (1929)
  • Dumbbells in Ermine (1930)
  • Recaptured Love (1930)
  • College Lovers (1930)
  • Sinners' Holiday (1930)
  • The Millionaire (1931)
  • Alexander Hamilton (1931)
  • Compromised (1931)
  • The Man Who Played God (1932)
  • A Successful Calamity (1932)
  • Central Park (1932)
  • The Working Man (1933)
  • Voltaire (1933)
  • References

    John G. Adolfi Wikipedia