Delmer Daves

Jul 24, 1904

Bio: While studying civil engineering and law at Stanford University, Delmer Daves secured work as a prop boy for director James Cruze's The Covered Wagon (1923). So fascinated was Daves by the Native Americans working on this film that he forsook a law career to live in Arizona among the Hopi and Navajo. He studied acting at the Pasadena Playhouse, appearing in a few… More


Delmer Daves Videos

Shipmates Forever
29 seconds
A Kiss In The Dark
2 minutes 18 seconds
Spencer's Mountain
1 minutes 42 seconds
Rome Adventure
4 minutes 37 seconds

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