Manning Haynes

Manning Haynes
Born 1889
Lyminster, Sussex
United Kingdom
Died 1957
United Kingdom
Other names H. Manning Haynes
Occupation Film director
Years active 19171938

Horace Manning Haynes (born:Lyminster, Sussex- d 3 March 1957, Epsom, England) (often credited as H. Manning Haynes) was a British-born film director and actor.[1] He was married to the screenwriter Lydia Hayward, with whom he frequently worked.

Manning Haynes’ film career as an actor began in 1918's Lead Kindly Light. Haynes switched to directing silent films in the 1920s. These included: Lawyer Quince (1924) – Director; The Constable’s Move (1923) – Director; Monkey’s Paw (1923) – Director ; The Head of the Family (1922) – Director; A Will and a way (1922) – Director; Sam’s Boy (1922) – Story adapted by and Director; Monty works the wires (1921) – Director, Actor – The Man; The Ware Case (1928) and The Missing Witness (1933). He usually billed himself professionally as H. Manning Haynes.

Selected filmography




  1. "Manning Haynes". BFI. Retrieved 2016-03-11.

The Bioscope has a post titled "In the Studio, 15 November 2009,, which shows a still of Manning Haynes directing London Love at the Gaumont-British studios, Lime Grove, in 1926, taken from The film starred actors Fay Compton and John Stuart.

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