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Lance Burton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "The All-Star Salute to Ford's Theatre" (1985-86), "Disney's Magic in the Magic Kingdom" (NBC, 1987-88) and "The World's Greatest Magicians... At the Magic Castle" (CBS, 1989-1990). He also appeared in "Fantasies of the Stars" (NBC, 1993-94) and "The World's Greatest Magic" (NBC, 1994-95). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Lance Burton, Master Magician: The Encounter" (1996-97), "The World's Greatest Magic IV" (NBC, 1997-98) and "The Art of Magic" (PBS, 1997-98). Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Lance Burton, Master Magician: The Young Magicians' Showcase" (2000-01), "Lance Burton, Master Magician: On the Road" (Fox Family Channel, 2000-01) and "Criss Angel: Supernatural" (Syfy, 2003-04). Most recently, Burton worked on the James Franco box office smash adventure for the whole family "Oz: The Great and Powerful" (2013).

Lance Burton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "The All-Star Salute to Ford's Theatre" (1985-86), "Disney's Magic in the Magic Kingdom" (NBC, 1987-88) and "The World's Greatest Magicians... At the Magic Castle" (CBS, 1989-1990). He also appeared in "Fantasies of the Stars" (NBC, 1993-94) and "The World's Greatest Magic" (NBC, 1994-95). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Lance Burton, Master Magician: The Encounter" (1996-97), "The World's Greatest Magic IV" (NBC, 1997-98) and "The Art of Magic" (PBS, 1997-98). Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Lance Burton, Master Magician: The Young Magicians' Showcase" (2000-01), "Lance Burton, Master Magician: On the Road" (Fox Family Channel, 2000-01) and "Criss Angel: Supernatural" (Syfy, 2003-04). Most recently, Burton worked on the James Franco box office smash adventure for the whole family "Oz: The Great and Powerful" (2013).

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Bing Bang Boom (1922) Director
2.
  Girls Don't Gamble (1921) Director
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  Making the Grade (1921) Director
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  Girls Don't Gamble (1920) Director
5.
  Smiling All the Way (1920) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 Welcome Stranger (1924) Gideon Tyler
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 The Battling Fool (1924) Hiram Chadwick
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 Three Wise Fools (1923) Poole
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 Racing Hearts (1923) Burton Smith
5.
 According to Hoyle (1922) Dude Miller
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 The Flying Torpedo (1916) Chief of international crooks
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 Little Meena's Romance (1916) Matthew Bauer
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 Susan Rocks the Boat (1916) Jim Cardigan
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 The Deathlock (1915) Dal Daroux
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TLS ( 2006-05-10 )

Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

Born: Alfred Joline, October 22, 1867 Idaho
Died: February 22, 1929 Los Angeles, CA
In 1915, after several years of acting on the stage, Butler entered films and acted in several low budget films over the next ten years. Married to actress Adele Belgrade, his films were known as works of great excellence. Butler died of kidney failure.

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