Lloyd Bacon

Director, Actor
Graduated from acting in Charlie Chaplin silents to directing numerous films, usually light comedies or musicals. Bacon was one of Warner Brothers reliable contract men for a number of years; some of his best and most ... Read more »
Born: 12/04/1889 in San Jose, California, USA

Filmography

Director (23)

She Couldn't Say No 1953 (Movie)

(Director)

The French Line 1953 (Movie)

(Director)

Walking My Baby Back Home 1952 (Movie)

(Director)

It Happens Every Spring 1949 (Movie)

(Director)

The Sullivans 1944 (Movie)

(Director)

Action in the North Atlantic 1942 (Movie)

(Director)

Larceny, Inc. 1941 (Movie)

(Director)

Silver Queen 1941 (Movie)

(Director)

Brother Orchid 1939 (Movie)

(Director)

Invisible Stripes 1939 (Movie)

(Director)

Knute Rockne - All American 1939 (Movie)

(Director)

Boy Meets Girl 1938 (Movie)

(Director)

Cowboy From Brooklyn 1938 (Movie)

(Director)

The Oklahoma Kid 1938 (Movie)

(Director)

Racket Busters 1937 (Movie)

(Director)

Marked Woman 1936 (Movie)

(Director)

San Quentin 1936 (Movie)

(Director)

Cain and Mabel 1935 (Movie)

(Director)

Gold Diggers of 1937 1935 (Movie)

(Director)

Wonder Bar 1933 (Movie)

(Director)

42nd Street 1932 (Movie)

(Director)

Footlight Parade 1932 (Movie)

(Director)

Broken Hearts of Hollywood 1925 (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (1)

Wagon Tracks 1918 (Movie)

(Actor)
Other (1)

The Freshman 1990 (Movie)

extract("42nd Street" (1933)) (Other)

Biography

Graduated from acting in Charlie Chaplin silents to directing numerous films, usually light comedies or musicals. Bacon was one of Warner Brothers reliable contract men for a number of years; some of his best and most fondly remembered films include the Busby Berkeley musicals, "Forty Second Street" (1933), "Footlight Parade" (1933) and "Wonder Bar" (1934), and films ranging from the uproarious black comedy "A Slight Case of Murder" (1938) to the potent melodramas "Marked Woman" (1937) and "Action in the North Atlantic" (1943). In all, Bacon directed over 100 films.

Relationships

Frank Bacon

Father
died in November 1922

Ruby Bacon

Wife
divorced c. 1947

Jane Bacon

Mother
died in October 1956

Milestones

1926

Feature film directing debut

1921

First short film as director

1913

Film acting debut

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