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Huntley Gordon, actor,
This image of Huntley Gordon was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection

B: October 8, 1887 in Montréal, Québec
D: December 7, 1956 in Van Nuys, California

Huntley Gordon is pictured in a publicity photo by Clarence S. Bull for the MGM film Mrs. Paramor (as the photo is credited on the back), which was released in 1924 as Married Flirts. Born in Montreal, Huntley Gordon moved to England with his family and attended the Bannister Court School in Hampshire. After graduation he returned to Canada and started work at the Bank of Montreal as a broker. But he was interested in acting and gave up his career in banking to travel to New York hoping to have a career on stage. He played small parts for a number of years when a friend connected with Vitagraph offered him a part in a silent movie. He went on to a long career, surviving the switch to “talkies” and usually playing suave, sophisticated characters. An expert hockey player and football player, his physical size and natural athleticism brought him a lot of work in westerns. He is sometimes referred to as “The King of the B Movies.” A typical B movie example would be his costarring role in the 1935 feature Murder by Television. This photo is one of two Huntley Gordon items in the Northernstars Collection. The other is a page from publication known as Famous Film Folk. Huntley Gordon is described as being 6 feet in height, 175 lbs., with light brown hair and blue eyes.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

The Destroyers (1916)
The Conflict (1916)
His Wife’s Good Name (1916)
The Million Dollar Dollies (1918)
The Eleventh Commandment (1918)
Our Mrs. McChesney (1918)
The Beloved Impostor (1918)
Too Many Crooks (1919)
Out Yonder (1919)
Atonement (1919)
The Common Cause (1919)
The Unknown Quantity (1919)

The Dark Mirror (1920)
The Frisky Mrs. Johnson (1920)
Society Snobs (1920)
The Girl From Nowhere (1921)
Tropical Love (1921)
Enchantment (1921)
Chivalrous Charley (1921)
At the Stage Door (1921)
Why Announce Your Marriage (1922)
Beyond the Rainbow (1922)
Reckless Youth (1922)
His Wife’s Husband (1922)
What’s Wrong with Women (1922)
When the Desert Calls (1922)
Man Wanted (1922)
What Fools Men Are (1922)
The Social Code (1923)
The Famous Mrs. Fair (1923)
Your Friend and Mine (1923)
Her Fatal Millions (1923)
Cordelia the Magnificent (1923)
Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife (1923)
Pleasure Mad (1923)
The Wanters (1923)
Chastity (1923)
Shadows of Paris (1924)
True as Steel (1924)
Daring Love (1924)
The Enemy Sex (1924)
Wine (1924)
Married Flirts (1924)
So, This is Marriage (1924)
The Love Hour (1925)
The Golden Cocoon (1925)
The Great Divide (1925)
My Wife and I (1925)
The Wife Who Wasn’t Wanted (1925)
Never the Twain Shall Meet (1925)
Lost at Sea (1926)
The Gilded Butterfly (1926)
Other Woman’s Husbands (1926)
Her Second Chance (1926)
Silken Shackles (1926)
The Golden Web (1926)
The Truthful Sex (1926)
One Increasing Purpose (1927)
Don’t Tell the Wife (1927)
Sensation Seekers (1927)
Gypsy of the North (1928)
Their Hour (1928)
A Certain Young Man (1928)
Name the Woman (1928)
Sally’s Shoulder’s (1928)
Our Dancing Daughters (1928)
Sinners in Love (1928)
Outcast (1928)
Scandal (1929)
Melody Lane (1929)

Anybody’s Woman (1930)
Sally of the Subway (1932)
The Red-Haired Alibi (1932)
Night World (1932)
Midnight Warning (1932)
The Phantom Express (1932)
From Broadway to Cheyenne (1932)
The All-American (1932)
The King Murder (1932)
The World Gone Mad (1933)
Racetrack (1933)
Justice Takes a Holiday (1933)
Sailor Be Good (1933)
Corruption (1933)
Only Yesterday (1933)
Their Big Moment (1934)
Embarrassing Moments (1934)
Dancing Man (1934)
Bombay Mail (1934)
She Had to Choose (1934)
The Spanish Cape Mystery (1935)
Murder By Television (1935)
It Happened in New York (1935)
Circumstantial Evidence (1935)
Front Page Woman (1935)
Page Miss Glory (1935)
Daniel Boone (1936)
Follow the Fleet (1936)
Klondike Annie (1936)
Portia on Trial (1937)
China Passage (1937)
Idol of Crowds (1937)
Professor Beware (1938)
Mr. Wong in Chinatown (1939)

The Lady With Red Hair (1940)
Phantom of Chinatown (1940)

Poster for the movie Murder by Television
Poster for the movie Murder by Television