Alfred Santell (Alfred Allen Santell)

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San Francisco, California, USA
American director, also billed early in his career as 'Al Santell'. A former architect (graduate of Los Angeles University), he began in the movie industry in 1914 as a general factotum at the 'Lubinville' Studio in Philadelphia, before working his way up the ladder to director/scenarist, handling one- and two-reel short comedy subjects for Mack Sennett, Hal Roach and at Kalem. Read more...