Malcolm St. Clair

Director, Actor, Writer

Director, Actor, Writer


The son of a famous architect, California-born and -educated Mal St.Clair worked as a cartoonist for the Los Angeles Express before his first movie job as an extra and gagman at Keystone in 1915. After service in World War I, he returned to the film business, this time as a director alternating between Fox and Mack Sennett. He proved to have a ...
Birth date
1897-05-17
Death date
1952-06-01
Height
6' 3" (1.91 m)

Known For


Side Street
Side Street
Director (1929)
Beau Broadway
Beau Broadway
Director (1928)
Crack-Up
Crack-Up
Director (1936)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
DirectorFighting Back
(as Mal St. Clair)
1948
DirectorArthur Takes Over
(as Mal St. Clair)
1948
DirectorThe Bullfighters
(as Mal St. Clair)
1945
DirectorThe Big Noise
(as Mal St. Clair)
1944
DirectorSwing Out the Blues1943
DirectorThe Dancing Masters
(as Mal St. Clair)
1943
DirectorJitterbugs
(as Mal St. Clair)
1943
DirectorTwo Weeks to Live1943
DirectorOver My Dead Body1942
DirectorThe Man in the Trunk1942
DirectorThe Bashful Bachelor1942
DirectorMeet the Missus1940
DirectorYoung as You Feel1940
DirectorHollywood Cavalcade
(silent film sequences, uncredited)
1939
DirectorQuick Millions1939
DirectorThe Jones Family in Hollywood1939
DirectorEverybody's Baby1939
DirectorDown on the Farm1938
DirectorSafety in Numbers1938
DirectorA Trip to Paris1938
DirectorDangerously Yours1937
DirectorShe Had to Eat1937
DirectorBorn Reckless1937
DirectorTime Out for Romance1937
DirectorCrack-Up1936
DirectorGoldie Gets Along1933
DirectorOlsen's Big Moment1933
DirectorThe Boudoir Diplomat1930
DirectorRemote Control1930
DirectorDangerous Nan McGrew1930
DirectorMontana Moon1930
DirectorNight Parade1929
DirectorWelcome Danger
(uncredited)
1929
DirectorSide Street1929
DirectorThe Canary Murder Case1929
DirectorThe Fleet's In1928
DirectorBeau Broadway1928
DirectorSporting Goods1928
DirectorGentlemen Prefer Blondes1928
DirectorBreakfast at Sunrise1927
DirectorKnockout Reilly1927
DirectorThe Popular Sin1926
DirectorThe Show-Off1926
DirectorGood and Naughty1926
DirectorA Social Celebrity1926
DirectorThe Grand Duchess and the Waiter1926
DirectorA Woman of the World1925
DirectorThe Trouble with Wives1925
DirectorAfter Business Hours1925
DirectorAre Parents People?1925
DirectorOn Thin Ice
(as Mal St. Clair)
1925
DirectorThe Lighthouse by the Sea1924
DirectorFind Your Man1924
DirectorBee's Knees
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1924
DirectorThe Square Sex
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1924
DirectorFor the Love of Mike
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1924
DirectorSherlock's Home
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1924
DirectorWilliam Tells
(Short)
1924
DirectorKing Leary
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1924
DirectorMoney to Burns
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1924
DirectorWhen Knighthood Was in Tower
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1924
DirectorJulius Sees Her
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1924
DirectorGeorge Washington, Jr.
(as Mal St. Clair)
1924
DirectorJudy Punch
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1923
DirectorWhen Gale and Hurricane Meet
(Short)
1923
DirectorThe End of a Perfect Fray
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1923
DirectorA Grim Fairy Tale
(Short)
1923
DirectorRice and Old Shoes
(Short)
1923
DirectorChristopher of Columbus
(Short)
1923
DirectorThe Knight That Failed
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1923
DirectorGall of the Wild
(Short)
1923
DirectorSome Punches and Judy
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1923
DirectorTwo Stones with One Bird
(Short)
1923
DirectorSix Second Smith
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1923
DirectorThe Knight in Gale
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1923
DirectorFighting Blood
(Short)
1923/II
DirectorFighting Blood1923/I
DirectorChristmas
(Short)
1923
DirectorKeep 'Em Home
(Short)
1922
DirectorEntertaining the Boss
(Short)
1922
DirectorTwin Husbands
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1922
DirectorTheir First Vacation
(Short)
1922
DirectorThe Blacksmith
(Short) (as Mal. St. Clair)
1922
DirectorWedding Dumb Bells
(Short)
1922
DirectorDon't Be Foolish
(Short)
1922/II
DirectorYou'd Be Surprised
(Short)
1922
DirectorBright Eyes
(Short)
1921
DirectorCall a Cop
(Short)
1921
DirectorThe Night Before
(Short)
1921
DirectorThe Goat
(Short) (as Mal. St. Clair)
1921
DirectorSweetheart Days
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1921
DirectorWedding Bells Out of Tune
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1921
DirectorA Kitchen Cinderella
(Short)
1920
DirectorWelcome Home
(Short)
1920
DirectorDon't Weaken!
(Short)
1920
DirectorHis Youthful Fancy
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1920
DirectorHe Loved Like He Lied
(Short)
1920
DirectorHungry Lions and Tender Hearts
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1920
DirectorNo Mother to Guide Him
(Short)
1919
DirectorThe Little Widow
(Short)
1919
DirectorRip & Stitch: Tailors
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1919
RoleTitleYear
ActorFascinating Youth
Malcolm St. Clair
1926
ActorMoney to Burns
(Short) The drunk
1924
ActorChristmas
(Short) Cop
1923
ActorTwin Husbands
(Short) Mr. Spivens (as Mal St. Clair)
1922
ActorThe Goat
(Short) Dead Shot Dan (as Mal St. Clair)
1921
ActorWhy Beaches Are Popular
(Short) Mal St. Clair / The Crown Prince (as Mal St. Clair)
1919
ActorYankee Doodle in Berlin
The Crown Prince Freddy (as Mal St. Clair)
1919
ActorTwo Scrambled
(Short)
1918
ActorDid She Do Wrong?
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1918
ActorA Coward's Courage
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1918
ActorHis Nimble Twist
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1918
ActorAn Ice Man's Bride
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1917
ActorA Hindu Hoodoo
(Short)
1917
ActorHis Baby Doll
(Short) The Bachelor (as Slim St. Clair)
1917
ActorTheir Domestic Deception
(Short)
1917
ActorLost: A Cook
(Short) Dog Owner (as Mal St. Clair)
1917
ActorHis Perfect Day
(Short) The Artist (as Slim St. Clair)
1917/II
ActorAn Innocent Villain
(Short) Heavy (as Slim St. Clair)
1917
ActorSkidding Hearts
(Short) The Rival Suitor (as Mal St. Clair)
1917
ActorTheir Week Moments
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1917
ActorCactus Nell
(Short) The Courier
1917
ActorThe Girl and the Ring
(Short) A Challenger
1917
ActorThe Camera Cure
(Short)
1917
ActorHer Circus Knight
(Short) The Tall Animal Trainer (as Mal St. Clair)
1917
ActorDollars and Sense
(Short) Angy - the English Heir (as Mal St. Claire)
1916
ActorA la Cabaret
(Short) The Cabaret Waiter
1916
ActorThe Three Slims
(Short) (as Mal St. Clair)
1916
ActorHis Bitter Pill
(Short) Barfly (uncredited)
1916
ActorHis Bread and Butter
(Short) Wine Party Guest (uncredited)
1916
ActorHis Last Laugh
(Short) The Butler
1916
RoleTitleYear
WriterEverybody Does It
(contributing writer - uncredited)
1949
WriterSwing Out the Blues
(additional dialogue - as Rene Du Plesses)
1943
WriterJitterbugs
(story - uncredited)
1943
WriterHollywood Cavalcade
(silent film sequences - uncredited)
1939
WriterSide Street
(written by)
1929
WriterBeau Broadway
(story)
1928
WriterJudy Punch
(Short) (writer)
1923
WriterWhen Gale and Hurricane Meet
(Short) (writer)
1923
WriterThe End of a Perfect Fray
(Short) (writer)
1923
WriterA Grim Fairy Tale
(Short) (writer)
1923
WriterChristopher of Columbus
(Short) (writer)
1923
WriterThe Knight That Failed
(Short) (writer)
1923
WriterGall of the Wild
(Short) (writer)
1923
WriterSome Punches and Judy
(Short) (writer)
1923
WriterTwo Stones with One Bird
(Short) (writer)
1923
WriterSix Second Smith
(Short) (writer)
1923
WriterThe Knight in Gale
(Short) (writer)
1923
WriterFighting Blood
(Short) (writer)
1923/II
WriterFighting Blood1923/I
WriterThe Blacksmith
(Short) (written by - as Mal. St. Clair)
1922
WriterRound Two
(Short)
1922
WriterThe Goat
(Short) (written by - as Mal. St. Clair)
1921
WriterTreating 'Em Rough
(Short) (scenario - as Mal St. Clair)
1919
WriterAmong Those Present
(Short) (writer)
1919
WriterLost: A Cook
(Short) (uncredited)
1917
WriterMy Valet
(Short) (uncredited)
1915
RoleTitleYear
ProducerMontana Moon
(producer - uncredited)
1930
ProducerKnockout Reilly
(producer)
1927
ProducerThe Show-Off
(producer - uncredited)
1926
ProducerThe Grand Duchess and the Waiter
(producer)
1926
ProducerWelcome Home
(Short) (producer)
1920
RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorRise and Shine
(second unit director - uncredited)
1941
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSun Valley Serenade
(second unit director - uncredited)
1941
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewTales of Manhattan
(director: restored sequence - uncredited)
1942
Additional CrewSun Valley Serenade
(fill-in director - uncredited)
1941
RoleTitleYear
SelfHedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 6
(Documentary short) Self
1942
SelfIt's a Cinch
(Short) Self
1918