SILENT FILM STAR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1864

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William Surrey Hart
(December 6, 1864 – June 23, 1946)

William S, Hart was a silent film actor, screenwriter, director and
producer.who was one to the first great stars of western motion
pictures. He was fascinated by the history of the Old West and
acquired Billy the Kid’s pistols and was a friend of legendary
lawmen Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson. He entered the film
industry in 1914 playing supporting roles .



After Tumbleweeds, Hart’s final film, he retired to his
California, ranch
home,“La Loma de los Vientos”.

Hart-and crew 1910

William Hart (second from left) and a film crew on the set in the early 1900s

posted by Bob Karm in BIRTHDAY,DEBUT,HISTORY,MOVIES,WESTERN and have Comment (1)

One Response to “SILENT FILM STAR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1864”

  1. J. Cool, staff reporter says:

    …..and let me assure you all…..he is silent today also!

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