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Ralph Ceder

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Ralph Ceder
Born(1897-02-02)February 2, 1897
DiedNovember 29, 1951(1951-11-29) (aged 53)
OccupationFilm director
Screenwriter
Years active1922–1940

Ralph Carl Ceder (February 2, 1897 – November 29, 1951)[1] was an American film director and writer. He directed 88 films in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s.

Life

Ceder was born on February 2, 1897 in Marinette, Wisconsin to Eugene Martin Ceder (1865–1924) and Petrea Christina (Jensen) Ceder (1869–1946), immigrants from Sweden and Denmark.[2] He married several times: to Molly Moore or Horowitz in 1918,[3][4] to Elizabeth Mceacharn in 1926,[5] and to Jacquetta Calvin in 1931.[6] He died on November 29, 1951 at Rose Hospital in Los Angeles, California.[1][7]

Ceder started making films in 1917, and he worked with Universal Studios and Paramount Pictures.[7] He also directed for Mack Sennett.[7] His film They All Fall was preserved by the Academy Film Archive in 2007.[8]

Selected filmography

References

  1. ^ a b "California, Death Index, 1940-1997," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPZK-W5H : accessed 24 Nov 2014), Ralph Carl Ceder, 29 Nov 1951; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.
  2. ^ "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MMVX-VWB : accessed 24 Nov 2014), Ralph C Ceder in household of Eugene M Ceder, Marinette city Ward 1, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States; citing sheet 12B, family 229, NARA microfilm publication T623, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 1241799.
  3. ^ "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XLC3-K58 : accessed 24 Nov 2014), Ralph Carl Ceder and Molly Moore, 23 Feb 1918; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 1033272.
  4. ^ "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8ZP-7V8 : accessed 24 Nov 2014), Ralph Carl Ceder and Molly Horowitz, 09 Apr 1918; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 2074200.
  5. ^ "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8ZD-RKL : accessed 24 Nov 2014), Ralph Ceder and Elizabeth Mceacharn, 20 Dec 1926; citing Orange, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 2051011.
  6. ^ "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8J9-KCC : accessed 24 Nov 2014), Ralph Carl Ceder and Jacquetta Calvin, 12 Jan 1931; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 2074883.
  7. ^ a b c "Film Director Dies". The Corpus Christi Caller-Times. November 30, 1951. p. 39. Retrieved November 24, 2014 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  8. ^ "Preserved Projects". Academy Film Archive.
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