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Charles Middleton (1874-1949)

  1. Anne Shirley, Steamboat Round The Bend, 1935.     At the last minute, John Ford changed Fleety Belle from male to female for the Will Rogers movie. Ford kept Middleton aboard as Fleety’s father - ie the father of his original character!! Best known as the evil emperor, Ming the Merciless, in the 1936-1940 Flash Gordon serials, Middleton played Abraham Lincoln in several films - and the father of Raymond Masey’s Abe Lincoln in Illinois, 1939.
  2. Irving Pichel, Juarez, 1938.     Change of General Carbajal in what was nearly a two-parter movie about the Mexican Revolution with so many wooden performances that Brian Aherne achieved the impossible and stole a Paul Muni vehicle from the driver. As well as winning 69 film roles during 1930-1953, Pichel directed some 38 movies between 1932-1954.

 





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