Edward Sloman

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Edward Sloman
Born(1886-07-19)July 19, 1886
DiedSeptember 29, 1972(1972-09-29) (aged 86)
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The Reclamation (1916)
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The Westerners (1919)
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The Sagebrusher (1920)

Edward Sloman (19 July 1886, London - 29 September 1972, Woodland Hills, California) was an English silent film director, actor, screenwriter and radio broadcaster. He directed over 100 films and starred in over 30 films as an actor between 1913 and 1938.


Post-cinema work

After directing over 100 films and starring in over 30, Sloman made his last film in 1938 and in 1939 left the film industry to enter radio broadcasting as a writer, producer and director.

Unfortunately the majority of Sloman's works have been lost. However, his 1927 Universal silent Alias the Deacon starring Jean Hersholt is held by the Library of Congress.

He died in Woodland Hills, California in 1972 aged 86.

Partial filmography

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