H. Bruce Humberstone

H. Bruce Humberstone

director, second unit director or assistant director, actor

H. Bruce Humberstone was born on Nov 18, 1901 in USA. H. Bruce Humberstone's big-screen debut came with The Temptress directed by Fred Niblo in 1926. H. Bruce Humberstone is known for I Wake Up Screaming directed by H. Bruce Humberstone, Betty Grable stars as Jill Lynn and Victor Mature as Frankie Christopher. H. Bruce Humberstone has got 1 awards and 1 nominations so far. The most recent award H. Bruce Humberstone achieved is Walk of Fame. The upcoming new movie H. Bruce Humberstone plays is Madison Avenue which will be released on Jan 07, 1962.

A juvenile actor, Bruce Humberstone started his career as a script clerk, later serving as assistant director for the likes of King Vidor, Edmund Goulding and Allan Dwan. One of the 28 founders of the Directors Guild of America, Humberstone worked in a number of capacities on several silent films. With no distinct directing style of his own, Humberstone was able to direct comedies, dramas, westerns, melodramas or thrillers without any problem. He's known for directing several Charlie Chan films at 20th Century-Fox and came up with the "technique" of keeping star Warner Oland drunk so that he could deliver his lines in a style that was appropriate to the Chan character. During the 1950s Humberstone worked mainly for television, and retired in 1962.

  • Birthday

    Nov 18, 1901
  • Place of Birth

    Buffalo, New York, USA

Known For


1 wins & 1 nominations

Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
Winner - Star on the Walk of Fame

Movies & TV Shows