Wood, Sam, 1883-1949

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Wood, Samuel Grosvenor, 1883-1949

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1883-07-18

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Samuel Grosvenor Wood was born in Philadelphia, PA, July 18, 1883; started his motion picture career acting (1908) under the name Chad Applegate and in 1915 became an asst. director to Cecile B. De Mille; he directed a number of Gloria Swanson films at Paramount in the early 1920s and moved to MGM in the 1930s; he directed films such as The Marx Brother's A night at the opera, Goodbye Mr. Chips, For whom the bell tolls, and Pride of the Yankees; he was president of the Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals and testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947; he died Sept. 22, 1949.

From the description of Collection of production stills and personal photographs, ca. 1920-ca. 1930. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40177244

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