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George W. Hill

Highest Rated: 75% The Big House (1930)

Lowest Rated: 75% The Big House (1930)

Birthday: Apr 25, 1895

Birthplace: Not Available

Director George Hill's best remembered film is the gritty MGM 1930 prison drama Big House. He got his start working as a stagehand for D.W. Griffith when he was only thirteen. Soon afterward he began doing camera work and screenwriting chores. He became a director in the early 1920s and soon became recognized for his creative films. Hill's wife Frances Marion, a screenwriter, frequently worked with him. While filming The Good Earth, Hill apparently committed suicide at his beachfront home.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Clear All Wires Director Producer 1933
No Score Yet Hell Divers Producer Director 1932
No Score Yet The Secret Six Director Producer 1931
No Score Yet Stolen Heaven Screenwriter 1931
No Score Yet Min and Bill Director Producer 1930
75% The Big House Director 1930
No Score Yet The Cossacks Director 1928
No Score Yet Tell It to the Marines Producer Director 1926
No Score Yet Through the Dark Director 1924


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