John G. Blystone
born: 02 December 1891
Rice Lake, Wisconsin,
United States of America
died: 06 August 1938
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California,
United States of America
(heart attack, age 46)

American director, the brother of Stanley Blystone. The last film he directed was Laurel and Hardy's Block-Heads, which was released after his death.

Interesting note: his obituary in Variety (10 Aug 1938) mentions he was "preparing 'Captain Midnight' at Roach studio" at the time of his death; the film would later become the 1939 Roach film Captain Fury.
Real name: John Gilman Blystone
Height: 6'1"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


Swiss Miss


Acknowledgements: (birth record) (marriage) (WWII draft reg. card) (1922 passport app) (1922 passport app) (Variety obit)
Jesse Brisson (help and information)

This page was last updated on: 09 May 2017