Maysville Kentucky Blog

The Maysville Kentucky Blog is your guide to the beautiful and historic small town of Maysville Kentucky, snuggled into the rolling hills along the Ohio River. Though this blog has been discontinued, you can get your Maysville Kentucky fix over at Ken Downing's Mason County Kentucky Blog @

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Lorimer Johnston, Filmaker From Maysville Kentucky

Though maybe not as well known today as some of our other Maysville Kentucky celebrities, Lorimer Johnston (1858-1941) was a writer, actor, and director during the early decades of the 1900s.

Though he has a huge list of credits to his name over his thirty year Hollywood career (including 29 films he acted in, 28 he directed, and 9 he wrote), as a fan of old Bela Lugosi horror films, I choose to point out that he had a small part in the 1939 film Son of Frankenstein.


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