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J. Ernest Williamson (1881–1966)

J. Ernest Williamson was born on December 8, 1881 in Liverpool, England as John Ernest Williamson. He was a director and writer, known for Wet Gold (1921), 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916) and The Submarine Eye (1917). He was married to Lilah. He died on July 15, 1966 in Nassau, Bahamas. See full bio »


(age 84) in Nassau, Bahamas

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Known For

Wet Gold Writer
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Camera and Electrical Department
How Life Begins Director


Hide Hide Show Show Director (2 credits)
 1922 Wonders of the Sea (Documentary)
 1916 How Life Begins (Documentary)
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 1921 Wet Gold (story)
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 1916 How Life Begins (Documentary)
 1914 Thirty Leagues Under the Sea (Documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
 1929 The Mysterious Island (underwater photographer - uncredited)
 1916 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (underwater photographer - as Ernest)
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 1929 The Mysterious Island (producer - uncredited)
 1921 Wet Gold (producer)
Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
 1924 The Uninvited Guest (presenter)
 1920 Girl of the Sea (supervisor)
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 1929 The Mysterious Island (special effects - uncredited)
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 1922 Wonders of the Sea (Documentary)
The Oceanographer
 1914 Thirty Leagues Under the Sea (Documentary)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Ernest | John Ernest Williamson

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Immigrated to the U.S.A. on 19 June 1893. See more »

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