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Horace Manning Haynes (born: Lyminster, Sussex – died 3 March 1957, Epsom, England) (often credited as H. Manning Haynes) was a British-born film director and actor. He was married to the screenwriter Lydia Hayward, with whom he frequently worked.
Manning Haynes’ film career as an actor began in 1918's Lead Kindly Light. Haynes switched to directing silent films in the 1920s. He usually billed himself professionally as H. Manning Haynes.
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The Bioscope has a post titled "In the Studio, 15 November 2009, http://bioscopic.wordpress.com/2009/11/, which shows a still of Manning Haynes directing London Love at the Gaumont-British studios, Lime Grove, in 1926, taken from http://www.itnsource.com. The film starred actors Fay Compton and John Stuart.
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