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James Cruze is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 27 march 1884 at Ogden (USA)

James Cruze

James Cruze
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Birth name Jens Vera Cruz Bosen
Nationality USA
Birth 27 march 1884 at Ogden (USA)
Death 3 august 1942 (at 58 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

James Cruze (March 27, 1884 near Ogden, Utah – August 3, 1942 in Hollywood, California) was a silent film actor and film director.

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Filmography of James Cruze (96 films)

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Actor

The Covered Wagon, 1h43
Directed by James Cruze
Origin USA
Genres Adventure, Romance, Western
Actors J. Warren Kerrigan, Lois Wilson, Alan Hale, Warner Oland, Ernest Torrence, Tully Marshall
Rating67% 3.3906853.3906853.3906853.3906853.390685
En 1848, un convoi de pionniers traverse les États-Unis, luttant contre les obstacles naturels et les Indiens.
Under the Top, 50minutes
Directed by Donald Crisp
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Fred Stone, Ella Hall, Sylvia Ashton, James Cruze, Charles Ogle, Guy Oliver
Roles 'Foxy' Stillmore

Believe Me, Xantippe, 50minutes
Directed by Donald Crisp
Origin USA
Genres Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Wallace Reid, Ann Little, Ernest Joy, Noah Beery Sr., James Cruze, Winifred Greenwood
Roles Simp Calloway --(portrayed by Frank Campeau in the play)

Nan of Music Mountain, 50minutes
Directed by George Melford, Cecil B. DeMille
Origin USA
Actors Wallace Reid, Ann Little, Theodore Roberts, James Cruze, Charles Ogle, Raymond Hatton
Roles Gale Morgan

As described in a film magazine, Henry de Spain (Reid) is determined to find the man who murdered his father. He becomes sort of an outsider with Duke Morgan's (Roberts) gang, cattlemen, and outlaws. Nan (Little), daughter of the head of the clan, secretly loves Henry and when he is wounded in a fight with the Morgan clan, she helps him escape. This angers her father and he declares that she shall marry her cousin. Nan dispatches a message to Henry for assistance and he brings her safely to his clan. Nan then learns that her father was the murder of Henry's father. She returns to her father to learn the truth and together they go to Henry and reveal the murder's name. After a thorough understanding and forgiving, Henry and Nan are married.
On the Level, 50minutes
Directed by George Melford
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Fannie Ward, Harrison Ford, Lottie Pickford, James Cruze, James Neill, Edythe Chapman
Roles Ozmun

As described in a film magazine, Merlin (Ward), the only daughter of a sheep rancher, is kidnapped by Sontag (Dean), who shoots her father and drives off the sheep. She is compelled to dance nightly in Sontag's saloon where she is known as Mexicali Mae. There she meets Joe Blanchard (Ford), a derelict from the east who plays the piano in order to secure enough dope to satisfy his craving. Sontag, fearing that one of his confederates has double crossed him and told about his opium smuggling operations, kills the man and places the blame on Joe. Merlin helps Joe escape, and they take up a ranch where Joe finally overcomes his desire for drugs. Joe's mother (Chapman) and fiancee (Pickford) pay a visit and Mrs. Chapman tries to buy off Merlin and have Joe return east. Merlin returns to Sontag's dance hall, and Joe follows, convinced that she no longer loves him. Merlin returns to the ranch and is about to end her own life when Joe and Sontag arrive. In the tussle that follows, Sontag is killed and Joe realizes that Merlin really loves him.
The Call of the East, 50minutes
Directed by George Melford
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki (青木 鶴子), Jack Holt, James Cruze, Ernest Joy, Guy Oliver
Roles Janzo

As described in a film magazine, Sheila Hepburn (Loomis), the half-sister of Alan Hepburn (Holt), is the daughter of a Japanese mother. While visiting Alan, who works in Tokyo, she attends a festival with her Japanese maid while wearing a Japanese kimono. There she meets the wealthy Arai Takada (Hayakawa), who is taken by the mysterious woman. Alan has dishonored and betrayed O'Mitsu (Aoki), and her brother Arai plans a terrible revenge. Alan looses heavily at cards to Arai and, to forget his losses, accompanies Arai to his country home. There Alan is about to be thrust into a pool of quicksand to die when Sheila appears, having been warned of Arai's plans. Dismayed that the woman he met at the festival is Alan's sister, Arai sees that she and Alan do not meet, but later agrees to release her brother as Sheila wins Arai's love and respect. At that moment Alan appears, having escaped from his prison, and strikes Arai down. Sheila bursts into tears and runs to the fallen man, and Alan, seeing his sister responding to the "call of the east," departs.
The Snowbird
Directed by Edwin Carewe
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Mabel Taliaferro, James Cruze, Edwin Carewe, Warren Cook
Roles Bruce Mitchell

Armstrong's Wife, 50minutes
Directed by George Melford
Origin USA
Actors Edna Goodrich, Thomas Meighan, James Cruze, Ernest Joy, Raymond Hatton

The film is about a young woman who is liked by two men. She spends a few months liking one of them but she finds out he is married already. So because she was disappointed, she agrees to go out to the Canadian countryside with the other man. In the end, all three end up meeting together.
The Million Dollar Mystery
Origin USA
Actors Florence La Badie, Marguerite Snow, James Cruze, Frank Farrington, Sidney Bracey, Lila Chester
Roles Norton, a newspaper reporter

A prologue for The Million Dollar Mystery introduced the characters and groups. After the opening title card shows "hundreds of hands" grasping for the money and then a shot of the check for $10,000 the solver of the mystery is shown prior to the beginning of the first reel. Baby Florence is left at a boarding school with a note and half a bracelet instructing that her father will come to take her back upon her eighteenth birthday. Hargreaves, here played by Alfred Norton, is chased by the Black Hundred, but he receives a note and money before attempting to escape by balloon on the top of a building. The balloon is shot down and the first chapter ends.