Dudley Murphy

Highest Rated: 71% The Emperor Jones (1933)
Lowest Rated: 71% The Emperor Jones (1933)
Birthday: Jul 10, 1897
Birthplace: Not Available
Before involving himself in the film industry in the early '20s as a producer, screenwriter, and director, M.I.T. graduate Dudley Murphy was a journalist and an assistant editor. He started out directing silent shorts. Murphy traveled to France in 1924 to produce and work as an assistant director on the classic avant-garde film Ballet Mécanique. Upon his return to the States, Murphy began writing screenplays and directing full-length features. By the 1940s, he had moved his production company to Mexico.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet One Third of a Nation Producer Director Screenwriter 1939
71% The Emperor Jones Director 1933
No Score Yet Black and Tan Director Screenwriter 1929
No Score Yet Paul Robeson: Portraits of the Artist Director 1925
No Score Yet Ballet mécanique Actor Director 1924


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