Herbert I. Leeds

Herbert I. Leeds (1900 – May 15, 1954) was an American film director.

Herbert I. Leeds
DiedMay 15, 1954
OccupationDirector, editor
Years active1927-1953 (film)


He was born in 1900 to Abraham T. Levy and had a sister, Marjorie Levy Rudman. He married Evelyn C. and had Lydia as their child.[1]

Leeds was employed by Twentieth Century Fox, for whom he directed a number of lower-budget films such as Mr. Moto on Danger Island (1939).[2] He was credited under a variety of different names during his career.

He died on May 15, 1954 in Manhattan, New York City.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. "Herbert I. Leeds". New York Times. May 17, 1954.
  2. Youngkin p.468


  • Youngkin, Stephen. The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre. University Press of Kentucky, 2005.

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