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Otis Turner
Film director

Otis Turner

Otis Turner
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Intro Film director
Was Film director Screenwriter
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 29 November 1862, Oakford
Death 28 March 1918, Los Angeles (aged 55 years)
The details (from wikipedia)


Otis Turner (November 29, 1862 – March 28, 1918) was an American director, screenwriter and producer. Between 1908 and 1917, he directed 133 films and wrote 40 scenarios.
He was born in Fairfield, Indiana, and died in Los Angeles.
The producer/director Otis Werner in L. Frank Baum's Aunt Jane's Nieces Out West is a send-up of Turner, who had adapted Baum's works into movies, first in collaboration with Baum, then legally but without Baum's approval.

Selected filmography

  • The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays (1908)
  • The Cowboy Millionaire (1909)
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1910)
  • Shon the Piper (1913)
  • The Black Box (1915)
  • From Italy's Shores (1915)
  • The Island of Desire (1917)

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