Director, Alfred Santell, was born Alfred Allen Santell on Sep 14, 1895 in San Francisco, CA. Santell died at the age of 85 on Jun 19, 1981 in Salinas, CA .
Santell directed over 90 films from 1917 through 1946, including The Patent Leather Kid (1927) for which Richard Barthelmess was nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award in 1927/28.(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).
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