Hampton Del Ruth
Screenwriter, Film director
1879 – 1958
Who was Hampton Del Ruth?
Hampton Del Ruth was an American film actor, director, screenwriter and film producer. Among other work, he wrote the intertitles for the final American studio-made silent film, Legong: Dance of the Virgins.
Del Ruth began working in film in 1913 and continued until the early 1930s. He also wrote at least two novels: Port o' Heart's Desire and Without Restraint. He was the older brother of film director Roy Del Ruth.
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