Hobart Bosworth

Hobart Bosworth
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Hobart Bosworth
Film: South side of the 6500 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Actor | Director | Producer
Born Aug. 11, 1867 in Marietta, OH
Died Dec. 31, 1943 of pneumonia in Glendale, Calif.

Hobart Bosworth directed and filmed the first eight-reeler. He also was an actor, producer and writer.

The list of major film successes in which he appeared — he had been in 526 pictures from 1919 to 1938 — reads like a chronicle of Hollywood's proudest efforts.

It includes "The Count of Monte Cristo," "Behind the Door" and "The Miracle Man."

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