Charles Barton (director)

Charles Barton ( born May 25, 1902 in San Francisco, California, † December 5, 1981 in Burbank, California ) was an American film director.


Charles Barton came in 1920 for the first time in the movie business in appearance and took on a role in the movie The County Fair. His career in the director field, he began as an assistant director in the late 1920s. In 1934 he made ​​his debut as a director with the Western pioneers of the West. From 1946 he turned mainly comedies with the film Abbott and Costello pair. In the 1950s, his work shifted increasingly to television since the 1960s worked mainly for television and was involved in several television series. In 1934, he won an Academy Award in the now-defunct category of Best assistant director.

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