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Occupation
  
Film director

Name
  
John Robertson

Role
  
Actor


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Born
  
14 June 1878 (
1878-06-14
)
London, Ontario, Canada

Died
  
November 5, 1964, Escondido, California, United States

Spouse
  
Josephine Lovett (m. ?–1958)

Books
  
Engineering mathematics with Maple, Engineering mathematics with mathematica

Movies
  
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, The Single Standard, Tess of the Storm Country, Our Little Girl, The Phantom of Paris

Similar People
  
Martha Mansfield, Brandon Hurst, Clara Beranger, John Barry, Nita Naldi

dr jekyll and mr hyde 1920 director john s robertson


John Stuart Robertson (14 June 1878 – 5 November 1964) was a Canadian born actor and later film director perhaps best known for his 1920 screen adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, starring John Barrymore.

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Biography

Robertson was born in London, Ontario. He broke into filmmaking in 1915 with Vitagraph, then with Famous Players-Lasky, making 57 features in his career. Robertson left film in 1935, amid the increasing prevalence of sound pictures.

He was married to screenwriter Josephine Lovett. He died in California, aged 86.

The Byrds song "Old John Robertson" is about Robertson.

References

John S. Robertson Wikipedia


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