Mason N. Litson

Born - Jul 13, 1879   |   Died - Dec 29, 1949   |  

Share on

A tall supporting actor who had appeared on-stage in Robin Hood and Sword of the King, Mason N. Litson, nicknamed "Mace," later appeared with such early film companies as Biograph, Thanhouser, and Edison. He later became an assistant director with Peerless in New Jersey before relocating to Los Angeles where he produced and co-directed the Booth Tarkington series The Adventures and Emotions of Edgar Pomeroy (1920-1921) and functioned as production manager for Samuel Goldwyn. Litson remained in the motion picture industry well into the 1930s and was credited as location manager on David O. Selznick's Gone With the Wind (1939).