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Freddie Bartholomew



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Also Known As: Died: January 23, 1992
Born: March 28, 1924 Cause of Death: emphysema and heart failure
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992)
A three-part documentary series exploring the history of MGM Studios.
St. Benny the Dip (1951) as Rev. Wilbur
Three con men masquerading as priests end up taking the charade seriously.
Sepia Cinderella (1947) as
A girl raised in a theatrical boarding house loses her man to success and a high-society temptress.
The Town Went Wild (1944) as David Conway
Cadets on Parade (1942) as Austin Shannon
Austin Shannon (Freddie Bartholomew), after showing cowardice in sports and unable to adjust to student life, decides he is a misfit at military school and runs away. He meets newsboy Joe Novak (Jimmy Lydon)and they become friends. A $1000 reward is posted for Freddie's return but Joe doesn't take advantage of it. Joe desires an education so Austin tutors him, while Joe teaches Austin how to box, play baseball and football...without flinching (no small task indeed when working with a Freddie Bartholomew character.)
Junior Army (1942) as Freddie Hewlett
An English refugee and a street thug go to military school together.
A Yank at Eton (1942) as Peter Carlton
An American playboy is sent to a British boarding school to learn discipline.
Naval Academy (1941) as Steve Kendall
A tough student at the Garfield Reform School is given a chance to straighten his life when a friend of his father's, offers to enroll him at the State Naval Academy.
Tom Brown's School Days (1940) as East
While visiting the grave of Dr. Thomas Arnold, the beloved late headmaster of the famous preparatory school Rugby, Tom Brown meets his old classmate East, and the two begin to reminisce about Dr. Arnold's days at Rugby.
Swiss Family Robinson (1940) as Jack Robinson
A family setting out for a new life across the sea is shipwrecked on a deserted island. The family members collaborate to create an idyllic home for themselves, only to find the island under siege by pirates.
Two Bright Boys (1939) as David Harrington
Spirit of Culver (1939) as Bob Randolph III
Lord Jeff (1938) as Geoffrey ["Lord Jeff"] Braemer
When a good boy goes bad, his family sends him to a naval military school.
Listen, Darling (1938) as "Buzz" Mitchell
Two children try to find a new husband for their widowed mother.
Kidnapped (1938) as David Balfour
A young man''''s evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
Captains Courageous (1937) as Harvey [Cheyne]
A spoiled rich boy is lost at sea and rescued by a fishing boat, where hard work and responsibility help him become a man.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) as Ceddie [Errol]
An American orphan discovers he is heir to a British title.
Professional Soldier (1936) as Peter, the little King
A mercenary is hired to kidnap a prince.
The Devil Is a Sissy (1936) as Claude [Pierce]
A British boy in New York tries to join a tenement gang.
Lloyd's of London (1936) as Jonathan Blake, as a boy
A young man's love for a married woman leads him to help found an insurance company.
David Copperfield (1935) as David [Copperfield], the child
Charles Dickens' classic tale of an orphaned boy's fight for happiness and the colorful characters who help and hinder him.
Anna Karénina (1935) as Sergei
Adaptation of Tolstoy's classic tale of a woman who deserts her family for an illicit love.

Cast (short)

Soaring Stars (1942)
In this comedic short, two autograph hounds attend an air show at the Santa Anita racetrack.
Another Romance of Celluloid (1938)
This short film provides a look at the movie making process and a tour of various studio stages.
Hollywood Goes to Town (1938)
Thousands of stars and fans gather in Hollywood for the world premiere of "Marie Antoinette" (1938) in this promotional short film.
Hollywood Party (1937)
In this short film, Elissa Landi and Charley Chase host an East Asian themed garden tea party in Hollywood.
The Candid Camera Story (Very Candid) of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures 1937 Convention (1936)
This short film chronicles various events associated with MGM''''s 1937 convention for the studio''''s national sales and distribution staff.
A Dream Comes True The Making of an Unusual Motion Picture (1935)
This short film promotes the film "A Midsummer Night''''s Dream" (1935), and offers behind-the-scene footage of the creation of the film.

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