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J.A. Howe (1889–1962)

J.A. Howe was born on August 8, 1889 in Clay Center, Kansas, USA as Jay Alexander Howe. He was a director and writer, known for Stowaways and Strategy (1917), Footballs and Frauds (1919) and Beauty and Booty (1919). He was married to Esther Caroline Stevens. He died in November 1962 in New Mexico, USA. See full bio »


(age 73) in New Mexico, USA

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Beauty and Booty Director


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 1928 Call Again (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1928 Horse Shy (Short)
 1928 Behind the Counter (Short)
 1928 Dad's Choice (Short)
 1927 Find the King (Short)
 1927 The Kid Brother (co-director)
 1926 Don Key (Son of Burro) (Short)
 1926 Westward Bo (Short) (a picture by)
 1926 A Punch in the Nose (Short) (as Jay Howe)
 1925 Lame Brains (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1925 In the Grease (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1925 The Royal Four-Flush (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1925 Wild Papa (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1925 Black Hand Blues (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1925 Excuse My Glove (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1925 The Fox Hunt (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1925 Laugh That Off (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1924 The Rubber-Neck (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1924 Deaf, Dumb and Daffy (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1924 Hot Stuff (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1924 Lost Dog (Short)
 1924 Gee Whiz, Genevieve (Short)
 1924 South o' the North Pole (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1924 A Hardboiled Tenderfoot (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1924 Radio Mad (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1924 Bottle Babies (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1924 Friend Husband (Short)
 1924 The Cake Eater (Short)
 1924 The Cowboy Sheik (Short)
 1924 At First Sight (Short) (as Jay Howe)
 1924 Two Wagons: Both Covered (Short) (uncredited)
 1923 The Darkest Hour (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1923 Frozen Hearts (Short)
 1923 Heavy Seas (Short)
 1923 No Pets (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1923 Live Wires (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1923 For Guests Only (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1923 The Uncovered Wagon (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1923 Fresh Eggs (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1923 Sunny Spain (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1923 Speed the Swede (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1923 Shoot Straight (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1923 Do Your Stuff (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1923 A Loose Tightwad (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1923 Jailed and Bailed (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1923 Watch Your Wife (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1922 Fire the Fireman (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1922/II Blaze Away (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1922 The Flivver (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1922 Washed Ashore (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1922 Shiver and Shake (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1922 The Uppercut (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1922 Face the Camera (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1922 Soak the Sheik (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1922 Wet Weather (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1922 Take Next Car (Short)
 1922 A Bed of Roses (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1920 Off His Trolley (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1920 A Villain's Broken Heart (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1920 Moonshine and Jailbirds (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1920 A Restaurant Riot (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1920 The Bull Thrower (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1920 All for the Dough Bag (Short)
 1919 Oh! You East Lynn! (Short)
 1919 Mules and Mortgages (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1919 Jazz and Jailbirds (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1919 Soapsuds and Sapheads (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1919 Footballs and Frauds (Short)
 1919 Beauty and Booty (Short)
 1918 Misfits and Matrimony (Short)
 1918 Capers and Crooks (Short)
 1918 Flappers and Friskies (Short)
 1918 Shines and Monkeyshines (Short)
 1918 Skippers and Schemers (Short)
 1918 Bonds and Banners (Short)
 1918 Lame Brains and Lunatics (Short)
 1918 Sneakers and Snoozers (Short)
 1918 Love and Lavallieres (Short)
 1918 Laws and Outlaws (Short)
 1918 Flirts and Fakirs (Short)
 1918 Counts and No Counts (Short)
 1918 Sleuths and Slickers (Short)
 1918 Tramps and Traitors (Short)
 1918 Courts and Convicts (Short)
 1918 Telephones and Troubles (Short)
 1918 Jumbles and Jokers (Short)
 1918 Peanuts and Politics (Short)
 1917 Stowaways and Strategy (Short)
 1917 Damaged, No Goods (Short) (as Jay Howe)
 1917 Suds of Love (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1917 Tom's Tramping Troupe (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1917 Nabbing a Noble (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1917 After the Balled-Up Ball (Short)
 1917 Faking Fakirs (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
 1917 A Limburger Cyclone (Short) (as Jay A. Howe)
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Alternate Names:

Jay A. Howe | Jay Howe | Kitty Howe


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Director of silent screen comedy shorts for Vitagraph and Fox, prior to joining Hal Roach.

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