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Frank Lloyd

  • Highest Rated: 94% Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
  • Lowest Rated: 58% Cavalcade (1933)
  • Birthday: Feb 2, 1886
  • Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
  • An actor in British theater while still a teenager, Scottish-born Frank Lloyd came to the U.S. in 1913, and after acting in films he turned to writing and directing. By the late teens he was helming a series of notable films starring William Farnum, ranging from historic adaptations (a seven-reel version of A Tale Of Two Cities [1917] and a ten-reel Les Miserables [1918]) to Zane Grey westerns (Riders of the Purple Sage [1918], The Rainbow Trail [1918]). Lloyd's notable films of the '20s include Oliver Twist (1922) with Lon Chaney as Fagin, the Milton Sills swashbuckler The Sea Hawk (1924), and his Academy Award-winning historical drama The Divine Lady (1929). A prolific and reliable craftsman, Lloyd's enduring popularity resides on his 1930s films: Cavalcade (1933), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), and the Preston Sturges-scripted If I Were King (1938). His '40s films -- an episode of Forever and a Day (1943), the James Cagney actioner Blood on the Sun (1945) -- are also admired. Lloyd also produced several films in the early '40s, most notably Alfred Hitchcock's Saboteur (1942).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

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No Score Yet The Last Command Producer Director 1955
No Score Yet Blood on the Sun Director 1945
No Score Yet Forever and a Day Actor Director Producer 1943
No Score Yet Invisible Agent Producer 1942
No Score Yet The Spoilers Producer 1942
83% Saboteur Producer 1942
No Score Yet The Howards of Virginia Director Producer 1940
No Score Yet Rulers of the Sea Producer Director 1939
No Score Yet If I Were King Producer Director 1938
No Score Yet Maid of Salem Producer Director 1937
No Score Yet Wells Fargo Producer Director 1937
No Score Yet Under Two Flags Director 1936
94% Mutiny on the Bounty Director 1935
No Score Yet Servants' Entrance Director 1934
No Score Yet Berkeley Square Director 1933
58% Cavalcade Director Producer 1933
No Score Yet Hoopla Director 1933
No Score Yet East Lynne Director 1931
No Score Yet Son of the Gods Producer Director 1930
No Score Yet The Divine Lady Director 1929
No Score Yet Weary River Director 1929
No Score Yet The Sea Hawk Director Producer 1924
No Score Yet Oliver Twist Screenwriter Director 1922
No Score Yet Sin Flood Director 1922
No Score Yet A Tale of Two Worlds Director 1921
No Score Yet A Tale Of Two Cities Screenwriter Director 1917

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