Australian-born film director and screenwriter, most famous for scripts like By the Sad Sea Waves (1917), Bliss (1917), and All Aboard (1917).
He moved from Australia to the United States to pursue a career in Hollywood.
He was extremely prolific, directing over 180 films in his career.
He was the youngest brother of celebrated opera singer Elsa Goulding.
He directed Oliver Hardy in The Honorable Mr. Buggs.