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Winchell Smith (1871–1933)

Winchell Smith was born on April 5, 1871 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. He was a writer and director, known for The Saphead (1920), The Boomerang (1925) and Lightnin' (1925). He was married to Grace F. Spencer. He died on June 10, 1933 in Farmington, Connecticut. See full bio »

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Known For

The Saphead Writer
The Boomerang Writer
Lightnin' Writer
Thank You Writer


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 1961 Three on a Spree (play "Brewster's Millions")
 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Fortune Hunter (1952) ... (play)
 1951 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Fortune Hunter (1951) ... (play)
 1950 The Magnavox Theater (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Lightnin' (1950) ... (play)
 1945 Brewster's Millions (stage play)
 1935 Brewster's Millions (play)
 1930 Lightnin' (play - as Winchel L. Smith)
 1929 The Love Doctor (play "The Boomerang")
 1927 The Fortune Hunter (play)
 1926 Miss Brewster's Millions (play)
 1925 Thank You (play "Thank You, A Play in Three Acts")
 1925 The Wheel (play)
 1925 Lightnin' (from the play by)
 1925 The Boomerang (play "The Boomerang: A Comedy in Three Acts")
 1923 Three Wise Fools (play)
 1922 Turn to the Right (play)
 1921 Brewster's Millions (play "Brewster's Millions")
 1920 The Saphead (play "The New Henrietta")
 1920 The Fortune Hunter (play)
 1915 The Lamb (play "The New Henrietta" - uncredited)
 1915 Via Wireless (play)
 1914 The Fortune Hunter (play)
 1914 The Making of Bobby Burnit (Short) (play "Bobby Burnit")
 1914 The Only Son (play)
 1914 Brewster's Millions (play "Brewster's Millions")
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Other Works:

Stage: Wrote / directed "The Wheel" on Broadway. Drama. Gaiety Theatre: 29 Aug 1921-Sep 1921 (closing date unknown/49 performances). Cast: Leila Bennett (as "Norah Rooney"), Frank Burbeck (as "Theodore Morton"), John Clements (as "Mr. G."), Stuart Fox (as "Harry Parke"), Julius Johnson (as "George"), Frank Keogh (as "Dave"), Charles ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Winchel L. Smith

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Was a grandnephew of the American slavery abolitionist, John Brown. See more »

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