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Elmer Clifton

Highest Rated: 97% Intolerance (1916)

Lowest Rated: 80% Shame (1949)

Birthday: Mar 14, 1890

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

No stranger to portraying human emotion, Elmer Clifton built a career as a compelling director for audiences everywhere. Early in his directing career, Clifton worked on a variety of independent films, including such titles as "The Hope Chest" (1918), "Battling Jane" (1918) and "I'll Get Him Yet" (1919). He also appeared in "The Devil's Apple Tree" (1929). In addition to directing, Clifton appeared on the big screen as an actor in "Birth of a Nation" (1915) and the Lillian Gish period drama "Intolerance" (1916). He continued to work in film in the thirties, directing motion pictures like "Slaves in Bondage" (1937), the crime flick "Paroled From the Big House" (1938) with Jean Carmen and "The Stranger From Arizona" (1938) with Buck Jones. He also appeared in "Crashing Thru" (1939). In the latter half of his career, Clifton wrote "Gunsmoke Mesa" (1944), "Outlaw Roundup" (1944) and "Brand of the Devil" (1944). Clifton more recently directed the Milburn Stone crime picture "The Judge" (1949). Clifton passed away in October 1949 at the age of 59.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

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Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Red Rock Outlaw Director - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet Silver Bandit Director - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Judge Director - 1949
80% 42% Shame Director - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Swing, Cowboy, Swing Director,
Screenwriter
- 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ambush Trail Screenwriter - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marked for Murder Director - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lightning Raiders Screenwriter - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Boss of the Rawhide Director - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Boss of Rawhide Director - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Pinto Bandit Director,
Screenwriter
- 1944
No Score Yet 0% Seven Doors to Death Director - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Spook Town Director - 1944
No Score Yet 21% Captain America Director - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hoodlum Girls Director,
Screenwriter
- 1944
No Score Yet 60% Dead or Alive Director - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Guns of the Law Director - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gangsters of the Frontier Director - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Whispering Skull Director - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blocked Trail Director - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Days of Old Cheyenne Director - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Return of the Rangers Director - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Old Chisholm Trail Director - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Deep in the Heart of Texas Director - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sundown Kid Director - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet I'll Sell My Life Director - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet City of Missing Girls Director - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hard Guy Director - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Trail of the Silver Spurs Writer (Story) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Isle of Destiny Director - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Crashing Thru Director - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Roaring Speedboat Director - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ten Laps to Go Director - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stranger From Arizona Director - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wolves of the Sea Director - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet California Frontier Director - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law of the Texan Director - 1938
No Score Yet 12% Assassin of Youth Director - 1937
No Score Yet 14% Slaves in Bondage Director - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wildcat Trooper Director - 1936
No Score Yet 0% Gambling With Souls Director - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pilot X Director - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Custer's Last Stand Director - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cyclone of the Saddle Director - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pals of the Range Director - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rip Roaring Riley Director - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rough Riding Ranger Director - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Skull and Crown Director - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fighting Caballero Director - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Captured in Chinatown Director - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Truth About Men Director - 1926
No Score Yet 20% Down to the Sea in Ships Director,
Producer
- 1922
97% 77% Intolerance The Rhapsode (Character) - 1916
93% 56% The Birth of a Nation Phil Stoneman (Character) - 1915

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