Chester M. Franklin

Director, Actor, Writer

Director, Actor, Writer


Chester M. Franklin was born on September 1, 1890 in San Francisco, California, USA as Chester Mortimer Franklin. He was a director and actor, known for Detectives (1928), The Silent Accuser (1924) and The Thirteenth Hour (1927). He was married to Mildred Nadel and Ruth Darling. He died on March 12, 1954 in Los Angeles, California.
Birth date
1890-09-01
Death date
1954-03-12
Awards
Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Activities


RoleTitleYear
DirectorTough Guy1936
DirectorSequoia1934
DirectorThe Iron Master1933
DirectorA Parisian Romance1932
DirectorThe Stoker1932
DirectorVanity Fair1932
DirectorFile 1131932
DirectorSu última noche1931
DirectorLe père célibataire1931
DirectorOlimpia1930
DirectorDetectives1928
DirectorThe Thirteenth Hour1927
DirectorWild Justice
(as Chester Franklin)
1925
DirectorThe Silent Accuser1924
DirectorBehind the Curtain1924
DirectorThe Song of Love1923
DirectorWhere the North Begins1923
DirectorThe Toll of the Sea1922
DirectorA Game Chicken1922
DirectorNancy from Nowhere1922
DirectorThe Case of Becky1921
DirectorA Private Scandal1921
DirectorAll Souls' Eve
(as Chester Franklin)
1921
DirectorYou Never Can Tell1920
DirectorAli Baba and the Forty Thieves
(as C.M. Franklin)
1918
DirectorFan Fan1918
DirectorThe Girl with the Champagne Eyes
(as C.M. Franklin)
1918
DirectorTreasure Island1917
DirectorThe Babes in the Woods1917
DirectorAladdin and the Wonderful Lamp1917
DirectorJack and the Beanstalk
(as C.M. Franklin)
1917
DirectorA Sister of Six
(as C.M. Franklin)
1916
DirectorGretchen the Greenhorn
(as C.M. Franklin)
1916
DirectorThe Little School Ma'am
(as C.M. Franklin)
1916
DirectorGoing Straight
(as C.M. Franklin)
1916
DirectorThe Children in the House
(as C.M. Franklin)
1916
DirectorMartha's Vindication
(as C.M. Franklin)
1916
DirectorLet Katie Do It
(as C.M. Franklin)
1916
DirectorThe Doll-House Mystery
(Short)
1915
DirectorThe Little Life Guard
(Short)
1915
DirectorFor Love of Mary Ellen
(Short)
1915
DirectorThe Little Cupids
(Short)
1915
DirectorBillie's Goat
(Short)
1915
DirectorThe Straw Man
(Short)
1915
DirectorThe Runaways
(Short)
1915
DirectorA Ten-Cent Adventure
(Short)
1915
DirectorThe Kid Magicians
(Short)
1915
DirectorThe Ashcan, or Little Dick's First Adventure
(Short)
1915
DirectorPirates Bold
(Short)
1915
DirectorDirty Face Dan
(Short)
1915
DirectorHer Filmland Hero
(Short)
1915
DirectorLittle Dick's First Case
(Short)
1915
DirectorThe Rivals
(Short)
1915
DirectorThe Baby
(Short)
1915
RoleTitleYear
ActorCohen Saves the Flag
(Short) Bearded Officer (uncredited)
1913
ActorTheir First Execution
(Short) Minor Role (uncredited)
1913
ActorHis Chum the Baron
(Short) Party Guest (uncredited)
1913
ActorThose Good Old Days
(Short) Gentleman of the Court (uncredited)
1913
ActorOn His Wedding Day
(Short) Wedding Guest (uncredited)
1913
ActorThe Chief's Predicament
(Short) Cop (uncredited)
1913
ActorA Wife Wanted
(Short) Cowboy (as Chester Franklin)
1913
ActorThe Two Widows
(Short) Wedding Party Guest (as Chester Franklin)
1913
ActorThe Rural Third Degree
(Short) Cop (as Chester Franklin)
1913
ActorA Deaf Burglar
(Short) A Neighbor (as Chester Franklin)
1913
ActorThe Stolen Purse
(Short) Cop (as Chester Franklin)
1913
ActorA Double Wedding
(Short) A Wedding Attendee (uncredited)
1913
ActorMabel's Stratagem
(Short) Male Secretary Applicant
1912
ActorHoffmeyer's Legacy
(Short) Man in Police Station (uncredited)
1912
RoleTitleYear
WriterDetectives
(screenplay) / (story)
1928
WriterThe Thirteenth Hour
(screenplay) / (story)
1927
WriterThe Silent Accuser1924
WriterJack and the Beanstalk
(scenario - as C.M. Franklin)
1917
RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorDuel in the Sun
(second unit director - uncredited)
1946
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Yearling
(second unit director)
1946
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorGone with the Wind
(second unit director: Chico unit - uncredited)
1939
RoleTitleYear
ProducerThe Painted Hills
(producer)
1951
ProducerA Gun in His Hand
(Short) (producer - uncredited)
1945
ProducerVanity Fair
(producer - uncredited)
1932