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Colbert Clark

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Colbert Clark
Born(1898-08-31)August 31, 1898
DiedMay 4, 1960(1960-05-04) (aged 61)
Coronado, California
United States
OccupationProducer, Writer, Director
Years active1927–1957 (film)

Colbert Clark (August 31, 1898 – May 4, 1960) was an American screenwriter, film director and film producer. He particularly specialized in making western films.[1]

As a producer at Columbia Pictures, Clark was responsible for resuming production of Durango Kid films in 1945, with The Return of the Durango Kid being the first of 64 movies about the character produced from 1945 through 1952.[2]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ Tuska p.196
  2. ^ Boggs, Johnny D. (2013). Billy the Kid on Film, 1911-2012. McFarland. p. 74. ISBN 9781476603353. Retrieved 7 June 2016.


  • Tuska, Jon. The Vanishing Legion: A History of Mascot Pictures, 1927-1935. McFarland, 1999.

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