Ewart Adamson

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Dundee, Tayside, Scotland, UK
Ewart Adamson (1881-1945), born in Dundee, Scotland, went to sea at the age of 14. He fought in the Canadian army during WWI, and was promoted through the ranks from private to major during his tour of duty in France and Belgium.

Prior to his arrival in Hollywood, in 1930, Adamson spent five years as a tin-mine manager in Perak, Malaya, where the inspiration for what later became the 1944 Republic serial Haunted Harbor (1944) came when he and several associates discussed several ways of salting a mine. Read more...