Colin Campbell (director)

Colin Campbell
Born (1859-10-11)11 October 1859
Scotland, United Kingdom
Died 26 August 1928(1928-08-26) (aged 68)
Hollywood, California, United States
Occupation Film director
Years active 1911–1924

Colin Campbell (11 October 1859 26 August 1928) was a Scottish-born film director, actor and screenwriter.[1] He directed 177 films between 1911 and 1924. He also wrote for 60 films between 1911 and 1922. He was born in Scotland, and died in Hollywood, California.

Selected filmography

An elephant picks up a basket with its trunk. Set photograph from the film A Wise Old Elephant directed by Colin Campbell (1913), Margaret Herrick Library.


  1. McCaffrey, Donald W.; Jacobs, Christopher P. (1999). Guide to the Silent Years of American Cinema. Greenwood Press.

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