Monday, February 13, 2017

Born Today February 13: Charles Barnard


American author Charles Barnard was born on this day in Boston, Mass. to parents Charles Frances Barnard and Sarah Barnard (nee Holmes).  His writing had great expanse; he dabbled in everything from journalism, stories, plays to non-fiction subjects such as gardening and electricity.  His work has only been adapted to a screenplay for a film once; that film The County Fair, based on his dramatic play of the same name, was released the year of his death: 1920.  The film was a Maurice Tourneur, production (he is also credited as co-director).  Barnard died on 11 April in Pasadena, CA. at the age of 82.

Poster for the film
Barnard's Page on IMDb

Watch The Film at Internet Archive

Wikipedia Entry For The Film

Film's IMDb page

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