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James Tinling

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  • Birthday: May 8, 1889
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  • Tinling was a busy American director of light features from the late silent era through the late '40s, at which time he moved to television. Tinling worked primarily with actors such as James Dunn, Joan Bennett, Irene Hervey, etc. He directed a Charlie Chan movie, a Mr. Moto feature, and the 1941 remake of Riders of the Purple Sage, among many others. A comment made by one critic concerning Tinling's feature Jimmy and Sally (1933) -- "amiable little film of no consequence whatsoever" -- could be used to describe most of Tinling's output. The easy-going, unassuming nature of his films made them the perfect escape for moviegoers in their day, and for nostalgia buffs today. Tinling began as a prop boy and stuntman.

Filmography

Movies

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No Score Yet Roses Are Red Director 1947
No Score Yet Deadline For Murder Director 1946
No Score Yet Cosmo Jones, Crime Smasher Director 1943
No Score Yet Riders of the Purple Sage Director 1941
No Score Yet Mr. Moto's Gamble Director 1938
No Score Yet Sing and Be Happy Director 1937
No Score Yet Champagne Charlie Director 1936
No Score Yet Every Saturday Night Director 1936
No Score Yet Charlie Chan in Shanghai Director 1935
No Score Yet Under the Pampas Moon Director 1935
No Score Yet Three on a Honeymoon Director 1934
No Score Yet Jimmy and Sally Director 1933
No Score Yet Words and Music Director 1929

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