Actor Hampton Del Ruth

Hampton Del Ruth (September 7, 1879 – May 15, 1958) was an American film actor, director, screenwriter, and film producer. Among other work, he wrote the intertitles for the final American studio-made silent film Legong: Dance of the Virgins (1935).

Del Ruth began working in film in 1913 and continued until the early 1930s. He also wrote at least two novels: Port o’ Heart’s Desire (1926) and Without Restraint (1936). He was the older brother of film director Roy Del Ruth and uncle of Cinematographer Thomas Del Ruth.

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1913 His Father
The Tie of the Blood Writer
1914 Love and Politics Story
Tillie’s Punctured Romance Tall Secretary Searching for Tillie Writer (uncredited)
1915 The Great Vacuum Robbery Scenario
1917 Are Waitresses Safe? Director
Done in Oil Writer
1918 Watch Your Neighbor Director
She Loved Him Plenty Director
She Loved Him Plenty Scenario
1919 The Roaming Bathtub Story
1920 A Lightweight Lover Story
Chicken à la Cabaret Director
1921 Skirts Director
The Invisible Fear Story
1922 The Marriage Chance Director, writer
1923 A Friendly Husband Writer
1924 Smile Please Director
Just a Good Guy Director
1925 The Soapsuds Lady Story
1926 Transcontinental Limited Adaptation
1927 Naughty Writer, director
Blondes by Choice Director
1928 A Simple Sap Director, writer
1929 The Old Barn Writer
The Bees’ Buzz Writer
Girl Crazy Story
1930 Sugar Plum Papa Writer
The Love Punch Writer
1931 In Old Mazuma Writer
The Mystery Train Story, scenario
Air Eagles Scenario
1932 A Strange Adventure Dialogue, director
1933 Goodbye Love Story, writer

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