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Monta Bell

  • Birth 5 Feb 1891 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Death 4 Feb 1958 Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Section 8, Lot 88 (close to Nelson Eddy)
  • Memorial ID 7885

Director, Producer. Born Louis Monta Bell in Washington, D.C., he was a stage performer and a set director when Charlie Chaplin hired him as an assistant director for "The Pilgrim" (1924). Becoming a director in his own right, he produced and directed more then 20 films between 1924 to 1945. His credits include "Lady of the Night" (1925), "The Cocoanuts" (1929), "The Torrent" (1930) and "China's Little Devils" (1945). He died at the age of 66 in Hollywood, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Dec 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7885
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Monta Bell (5 Feb 1891–4 Feb 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7885, citing Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .