~Harrison Ford~

Born: March 16, 1884 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died: December 2, 1957 in Woodland Hills, California, USA
~Hartsook Portrait of Harrison Ford~
~Los Angeles Times, 2010~
Harrison Ford, the silent film star, first appeared in pictures in 1915 and went on to star with many
of best-known actors and actresses of his day, including Clara Bow, Wally Reid and sisters
Constance and Norma Talmadge.

Long before Han Solo and Indiana Jones made Harrison Ford a household name — and one of the
biggest stars of his generation — the earlier Harrison Ford was known as a reliable leading man. A
1927 story in the Los Angeles Times noted that many for many of his parts "a winning personality
was all that was essential."

Among those roles, Ford played a Latin lover in "Proud Flesh" (1925) which was directed by King
Vidor.

"Few actors have played with as many prominent picture stars as Harrison Ford," noted a 1928
article on Ford's "return to the legitimate stage." "The first pictures in which he gained great public
favor were comedies in which he acted opposite Constance Talmadge."

Aside from acting, Ford was a collector of rare books and an ardent movie-goer himself. He once
told a reporter that his most embarrassing moment in the movies was when he was required to carry
actress Corinne Griffith across a polished floor on a very hot day.

"We started and on my first take my foot slipped and I dropped Miss Griffith to the ground... She
was charming about it but my heart hit the floor harder than she did."

After his film career ended, Ford directed the Little Theater of the Verdugos in Glendale.

Ford, 67, had been retired for several years when he was struck by a car and critically injured in
1951. The accident took place near his Glendale home. He never recovered from his injuries and
passed away six years later at the Motion Picture Country Hospital in Woodland Hills.

— Megan Garvey for the Los Angeles Times Feb. 15, 2010
~Silent Filmography~
The Rush Hour (1928) .... Dan Morley
Three Weekends (1928) .... Turner  
... aka Three Week Ends (USA: poster title)
Just Married (1928) .... Jack Stanley
Golf Widows (1928) .... Charles Bateman
A Blonde for a Night (1928) .... Bob
Let 'Er Go Gallegher (1928) .... Henry Clay Callahan
... aka Gallegher (UK)
A Woman Against the World (1928) .... Schuyler Van Loan
The Girl in the Pullman (1927) .... Dr. Donald A. Burton
... aka The Girl on the Train (UK)
The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary (1927) .... Jack Watkins
No Control (1927) .... John Douglas Jr
Night Bride (1927) .... Stanley Warrington
Rubber Tires (1927) .... Bill James
... aka Ten Thousand Reward
The Nervous Wreck (1926) .... Henry Williams
Almost a Lady (1926) .... William Duke
Up in Mabel's Room (1926) .... Garry Ainsworth
Sandy (1926) .... Ramon Worth
Hell's Four Hundred (1926) .... John North
The Song and Dance Man (1926) .... Joseph Murdock
That Royle Girl (1925) .... Fred Ketlar
Lovers in Quarantine (1925) .... Anthony Blunt
The Wheel (1925) .... Ted Morton
Sally of the Sawdust (1925) (uncredited)
The Marriage Whirl (1925) .... Tom Carrol
... aka Modern Madness (UK)
Zander the Great (1925) .... Dan Murchinson
Proud Flesh (1925) .... Don Jaime
The Mad Marriage (1925)
Janice Meredith (1924) .... Charles Fownes  
... aka The Beautiful Rebel
The Price of a Party (1924) .... Robert Casson
The Average Woman (1924) .... Jimmy Munroe
Three Miles Out (1924) .... John Locke
A Fool's Awakening (1924) .... John Briggs
Maytime (1923) .... Richard Wayne
Bright Lights of Broadway (1923) .... Thomas Drake
Little Old New York (1923) .... Larry Delevan
Vanity Fair (1923) .... George Osborne
When Love Comes (1922) .... Peter Jamison
Shadows (1922/I) .... John Malden
The Old Homestead (1922) .... Reuben Whitcomb
The Primitive Lover (1922) .... Hector Tomley
Her Gilded Cage (1922) .... Lawrence Pell
Find the Woman (1922) .... Philip Vandevent
Smilin' Through (1922) .... Kenneth Wayne/Jeremiah Wayne
... aka Smiling Through (USA: copyright title)
Foolish Wives (1922) (uncredited) .... Rude Soldier/Armless Soldier
Love's Redemption (1921/I) .... Clifford Standish
The Wonderful Thing (1921) .... Donald Mannerby
A Heart to Let (1921) .... Burton Forbes
Wedding Bells (1921) .... Reginald Carter
Passion Flower (1921) .... Norbert
... aka Love or Hate (USA: alternative title)
Her Beloved Villain (1920) .... Martinot
Oh, Lady, Lady (1920) .... Hale Underwood
Food for Scandal (1920) .... Watt Dinwiile
A Lady in Love (1920) .... Brent
Miss Hobbs (1920) .... Wolff Kingsearl
Easy to Get (1920) .... Bob Morehouse
Young Mrs. Winthrop (1920) .... Douglas Winthrop
Hawthorne of the U.S.A. (1919) .... Rodney Blake
... aka Hawthorne, the Adventurer
The Lottery Man (1919) .... Foxhall Peyton
The Third Kiss (1919) .... Oliver Cloyne
Girls (1919) .... Edgar Holt
... aka Girls, Come Out of the Kitchen
Happiness a la Mode (1919) .... Richard Townsend
The Veiled Adventure (1919) .... Richard Annesly
Experimental Marriage (1919) .... Foxcroft Grey
... aka Saturday to Monday
You Never Saw Such a Girl (1919) .... Eric Burgess
Romance and Arabella (1919) .... Bill
Who Cares? (1919) .... Martin Grey
A Lady's Name (1918) .... Noel Corcoran
Mrs. Leffingwell's Boots (1918) .... Mr. Leffingwell
Such a Little Pirate (1918) .... Rory O'Malley
The Cruise of the Make-Believes (1918) .... Gilbert Byfield
Sauce for the Goose (1918) .... John Constable
A Pair of Silk Stockings (1918) .... Sam Thornhill
Good Night, Paul (1918) .... Paul Boudeaux
Viviette (1918) .... Austin Ware
Unclaimed Goods (1918) .... Danny Donegan
A Petticoat Pilot (1918) .... Crawford Smith
Molly Entangled (1917) .... Barney Malone
The Sunset Trail (1917) .... Kirk Levington
On the Level (1917) .... Joe Blanchard
The Crystal Gazer (1917) .... Dick Alden
A Roadside Impresario (1917) .... Craig Winton
The Tides of Barnegat (1917) .... Sidney Gray
The Mysterious Mrs. Musslewhite (1917) .... Raymond Van Seer
... aka The Mysterious Mrs. M.
Anton the Terrible (1916) .... David Burkin
... aka The Austrian Spy
Excuse Me (1915) .... Lt. Harry Mallory
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