Arthur Tavares

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Arthur Tavares
Born January 10, 1884
San Francisco, California
United States
Died May 27, 1954
Los Angeles, California
United States
Other names Arturo Tavares
Occupation Film actor
Film editor
Years active 1912 - 1936

Arthur Tavares (1884–1954) was an American actor and film editor. He was born as Arturo Tavares in San Francisco in 1884. During the 1910s Tavares appeared as an actor in silent films in Hollywood, but during the 1920s he switched to become an editor. At the beginning of the sound era, Tavares worked on Spanish language versions of American films. He also made a number of films in Britain, including The Wrecker, The First Born and Song of Freedom.

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  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.
  • Nollen, Scott Allen. Paul Robeson: Film Pioneer. McFarland, 2010.

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