B. Reeves Eason
(10/02/1886 - 06/09/1956)

William Reaves Eason was an American silent film director, actor and screenwriter of the early period.

Eason directed 150 films and starred in almost 100 films over his career.

His career transcended into sound and he directed film serials such as The Miracle Rider starring Tom Mix in 1935.

Eason used 42 cameras to film the chariot race as a second unit director on Ben-Hur (1925) and also directed the "Burning of Atlanta" in Gone with the Wind (1939).

Available Films

Sign of the Claw (1926)

The Test of Donald Norton (1926)

Darkest Africa (1936)

Honor of the Press (1932)

Last of the Mohicans (1932)

Mystery Mountain (1934)