Charles Ashton and British Silent Films

British Silent Film Star – Charles Ashton

Horace Manning Haynes

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Director, Actor, Writer

Born in Lyminster, England

Died 1957

Filmography http://www.allmovie.com/artist/manning-h-haynes-31288/filmography

Horace Manning Haynes’ film career as an actor began in 1918’s Lead Kindly Light. Haynes switched to directing silent films in the 1920s. These included: Lawyer Quince (1924) – Director; The Constable’s Move (1923) – Director; Monkey’s Paw (1923) – Director ; Head of the Family (1922) – Director; A Will and a way (1922) – Director; Sam’s Boy (1922) – Story adapted by and Director; Monty works the wires (1921) – Director, Actor – The Man;  The Ware Case (1928) and The Missing Witness (1933). He usually billed himself as H. Manning Haynes.

Films with Charles Ashton

Lawyer Quince (1924) – Director

The Constable’s Move (1923) – Director

Monkey’s Paw (1923) – Director

Head of the Family (1922) – Director – Still below shows the film cast for Head of the Family, with Manning Haynes second from the left.

STILL 1: Film cast for Head of the Family (1922), Charles Ashton is on the far right

STILL 1: Film cast for Head of the Family (1922), Charles Ashton is on the far right

A Will and a way (1922) – Director

Sam’s Boy (1922) – Story adapted by and Director

Monty works the wires (1921) – Director, Actor – The Man

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Written by anneramsden

March 11, 2010 at 5:49 pm

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