~George Melford~

Born: February 17, 1877 in Rochester, New York, USA
Died: April 25, 1961 in Hollywood, California, USA
~Director George Melford with Violet Heming on the set of EVERYWOMAN, released in 1919~
~Jacqueline Logan & George Melford~
A stage actor, Melford began appearing in films in 1909 and was directing by the early teens. Notable
among his silent films are the Rudolph Valentino vehicles The Sheik and Moran of the Lady Letty;
the standout among his talkies is the Spanish-language version of Dracula, which he shot on the sets
of Tod Browning's 1931 film. In the late '30s Melford left directing and returned to acting, and
appeared in several major films of the '40s, including the comedy My Little Chickadee with W.C.
Fields and Mae West; Preston Sturges' classic farces The Miracle of Morgan's Creek and Hail the
Conquering Hero; and Elia Kazan's debut feature A Tree Grows in Brookly.

Biography from AllMovie.com
~Silent Filmography~

Sea Fury (1929)
The Woman I Love (1929)
The Charlatan (1929)
Love in the Desert (1929)
Sinners in Love (1928)
Freedom of the Press (1928)
Lingerie (1928)
A Man's Past (1927)
Going Crooked (1926)
The Flame of the Yukon (1926)
Whispering Smith (1926)
Rocking Moon (1926)
Simon the Jester (1925)
Without Mercy (1925)
Friendly Enemies (1925)
The Top of the World (1925)
Big Timber (1924/I)
Tiger Love (1924)
The Dawn of a Tomorrow (1924)
Flaming Barriers (1924)
The Light That Failed (1923)
Salomy Jane (1923)
You Can't Fool Your Wife (1923)
Java Head (1923)
Ebb Tide (1922)
Burning Sands (1922)
The Woman Who Walked Alone (1922)
Moran of the Lady Letty (1922)
The Sheik (1921)
The Great Impersonation (1921)
A Wise Fool (1921)
The Faith Healer (1921)
The Jucklins (1921)
Behold My Wife (1920)
The Round-Up (1920)
The Sea Wolf (1920)

Everywoman (1919)
Told in the Hills (1919)
A Sporting Chance (1919/II) ,,, Movie Still Code: 290-X
Men, Women, and Money (1919)
Good Gracious, Annabelle (1919)
Pettigrew's Girl (1919)
Jane Goes A' Wooing (1919)
Such a Little Pirate (1918)
The Source (1918)
The Cruise of the Make-Believes (1918)
The City of Dim Faces (1918)
Sandy (1918)
The Bravest Way (1918) (as George H. Melford)
Wild Youth (1918)
The Hidden Pearls (1918) (as George H. Melford)
Nan of Music Mountain (1917)
The Call of the East (1917) (as George H. Melford)
The Sunset Trail (1917)
On the Level (1917)
The Crystal Gazer (1917) (as George H. Melford)
Her Strange Wedding (1917) (as George H. Melford)
The Cost of Hatred (1917)
A School for Husbands (1917)
The Winning of Sally Temple (1917)
The Evil Eye (1917)
The Yellow Pawn (1916)
The Years of the Locust (1916) (as George H. Melford)
Each Pearl a Tear (1916)
... aka "Each Hour a Pearl" - USA (alternative title)
The House with the Golden Windows (1916)
A Gutter Magdalene (1916) (as George H. Melford)
The Race (1916) (as George H. Melford)
To Have and to Hold (1916)
Tennessee's Pardner (1916)
The Immigrant (1915)
The Unknown (1915)
Armstrong's Wife (1915)
The Explorer (1915)
Out of the Darkness (1915)
The Marriage of Kitty (1915)
The Puppet Crown (1915)
The Fighting Hope (1915)
Stolen Goods (1915)
The Woman (1915)
The Governor's Lady (1915)
A Gentleman of Leisure (1915)
Young Romance (1915) (as George H. Melford)
The Derelict (1914)
The Fatal Opal (1914) (unconfirmed)
The Smugglers of Lone Isle (1914)
The Prison Stain (1914)
The Invisible Power (1914)
Micky Flynn's Escapade (1914) (as G.W. Melford)
The Potter and the Clay (1914)
The Primitive Instinct (1914) (as George H. Melford)
The Bond Eternal (1914)
The Rajah's Vow (1914)
The Chief of Police (1914)
Shannon of the Sixth (1914)
The Quicksands (1914/II)
The Barrier of Ignorance (1914)
A Celebrated Case (1914)
The Detective's Sister (1914)
The Master Rogue (1914)
The Boer War (1914)
The Chinese Death Thorn (1913) (as George H. Melford)
Perils of the Sea (1913)
The Invaders (1913)
The Struggle (1913/II)
The Battle for Freedom (1913)
The Fighting Chaplain (1913)
The Fire-Fighting Zouaves (1913)
The Wartime Siren (1913)
The Attack at Rocky Pass (1913)
The Battle of Bloody Ford (1913)
Prisoners of War (1913)
The Grim Toll of War (1913)
The Last Blockhouse (1913)
The Usurer (1913)
Saved from Court Martial (1912)
The Soldier Brothers of Susanna (1912)
The Bugler of Battery B (1912)
For Her Brother's Sake (1911/III)
Arizona Bill (1911)


A Trip to Paramountown (1922) .... Himself

The Barrier of Ignorance (1914) .... Calvin Freeman - a Young Surgeon
The Master Rogue (1914) .... Albert - the Master Rogue/Frank - the Blind Brother
The Chinese Death Thorn (1913) (as George H. Melford) .... Martin Avery
Perils of the Sea (1913)
The Struggle (1913/II)
The Buckskin Coat (1913) (as George H. Melford) .... Joe - the Renegade
The Usurer (1913) .... Grydes
The Soldier Brothers of Susanna (1912)
The Bugler of Battery B (1912)
The Higher Toll (1911)
Between Father and Son (1911) (unconfirmed)
The Temptation of Rodney Vane (1911) .... The Foreman of the Vineyard
Dan, the Lighthouse Keeper (1911) (unconfirmed) .... Pete, the Miser
The Luck of Reckless Reddy (1911) .... Reckless Reddy
For Her Brother's Sake (1911/III) (as George H. Melford) .... Bob Graham
Daniel Boone's Bravery (1911) .... Daniel Boone
The Mistress of Hacienda del Cerro (1911) (unconfirmed) .... Undetermined Role
The Blackfoot Halfbreed (1911)
When the Sun Went Out (1911)
When Two Hearts Are Won (1911)
On the Warpath (1911)
Don Ramon's Daughter (1911)
The Badge of Courage (1911)
Reckless Reddy Reforms (1911) .... Reckless Reddy - Cowboy
A Cattle Herder's Romance (1911) .... David Blair - Ranch Foreman
The Carrier Pigeon (1911) .... The Wagon Driver
The Loyalty of Don Luis Verdugo (1911) .... Don Louis Verdugo
Slabsides (1911) .... The Ranch Foreman
Slim Jim's Last Chance (1911) .... Tom
Big Hearted Jim (1911) .... Big Hearted Jim
The Hero Track Walker (1911) (unconfirmed)
Rescued from the Desert (1911) .... Ned
The Lost Ribbon (1911) (unconfirmed) .... Frank
... aka "Saved from Indians" - USA (alternative title)
The Broken Trail (1911)
The Trail of the Pomas Charm (1911) .... Blue Day
The Bolted Door (1911) .... The First Husband
Rachel (1910)
The Touch of a Child's Hand (1910)
The Strongest Tie (1910) .... Jim
A Colonial Belle (1910)
The Cardboard Baby (1909)
The Wayward Daughter (1909)


Sea Fury (1929) (writer)
Big Timber (1924/I)

The Fire-Fighting Zouaves (1913) (scenario)
The Wartime Siren (1913) (scenario)
Prisoners of War (1913) (writer)
Arizona Bill (1911)


Moran of the Lady Letty (1922) (producer)
Behold My Wife (1920) (producer)

Young Romance (1915) (producer)