E. J. Babille

E.J. Babille (May 3, 1883 – February 18, 1970) was born Edward Julius Babille in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was an American assistant director in the silent and early sound film eras.

E. J. Babille
Edward Julius Babille

(1883-05-03)May 3, 1883
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
DiedFebruary 18, 1970(1970-02-18) (aged 86)
Los Angeles, California, United States
OccupationAssistant director
Years active1921-37

In the first twelve years of his career he would work almost exclusively with three directors: E. Mason Hopper, Edward H. Griffith, and Paul Stein, who directed seventeen of the twenty-one films on which Babille was the assistant director. He left the film industry in 1939, and died on February 18, 1970.


(Per AFI database — all positions were as assistant director, unless otherwise noted)[1]


  1. "E. J. Babille". American Film Institute. Retrieved January 2, 2015.

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