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William Stuart Adams
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1892
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1929
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Assistant Cameraman and Cinematographer.
34 films (31 as cinematographer and 3 as an assistant cameraman). The first being "The Wreck," which appeared in 1913. The first five films that he shot were all directed by Ralph Ince. After that he worked on a series of nine films directed by his half-brother, James Stuart Blackton, beginning with the film "The Moonshine Trail," which was released on October 19, 1919. The last of these, "The Forbidden Valley," was released on October 10, 1920. "Billy" shot movies for his half-brother again in 1925 ("Tides of Passion") and 1926 "Bride of the Storm," before working with director Bruce M. Mitchell on a string of "flying ace" movies: "Three Miles Up" (1927), "Sky-High Saunders" (1927), "The Air Patrol" (1928), "The Phantom Flier" (1928), "Won in the Clouds" (1928), "The Cloud Dodger" (1928), and "The Sky Skidder" (1929). Finally he shot a series of westerns directed by Joseph Levigard: "Grit Wins," "Born to the Saddle," and "The Smiling Terror," all of which were released in 1929. He had been in Borneo working on the movie "White Captive" when he became ill with "Jungle Fever." He died back home in Hollywood on December 3, 1929, age 38, and was buried in Hollywood cemetery. The movie was ultimately released by Warner Brothers in August 1931 under the title "East to Borneo." He was married to Lillian Ruth Owen Adams (diverced 1928) and had two daughters: Ruth Elizabeth Stuart Adams and Jessamyn Stuart Adams. 
 
Burial:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section 1, # 73
 
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Record added: Nov 15, 2011
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William Stuart Adams
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