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Born: December 14, 1889 Cause of Death:
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Director (feature film)

Hillbilly Blitzkrieg (1942) as Director
Stars Can't Be Wrong, The (1936) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Gus Brown and Midnight Brewster (1985)
Midnight Brewster, a city slicker, and Gus Brown, a country boy, are partners in various hustling schemes. The film depicts the duo's involvement in the Florida Greyhound racing scene.

Dance (feature film)

Loose Ankles (1930) as Dance Director
A young woman will inherit a million dollars if she marries well.
Lilies of the Field (1930) as Dance Director

Director (short)

Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra #1 (1940)
In this short, Ozzie Nelson and his orchestra perform such musical numbers as "Loyal Sons of Rutgers" and "Begin the Beguine." Vitaphone Release B261.
Frances Carroll & "The Coquettes" (1940)
Bandleader Frances Carroll leads The Coquettes, an all-woman band, in several swing tunes in this short film. Vitaphone Release B220.
One for the Book (1940)
In this fantastic short, famous literary figures step out of the pages of books after dark. Vitaphone Release B224-225.
Projection Room (1939)
In this short film, a publicity agent must reunite a quarreling husband and wife musical team in order to save his job.
Double or Nothing (1939)
In this short film, a stunt double loses consciousness and imagines himself in a series of scenes with doubles for many other famous actors including Bing Crosby, Tyrone Power, and Greta Garbo.
Seeing Red (1939)
In this short film, a man fired from his job places a curse on his former boss. Vitaphone Release B194-195.
Rita Rio and Her Orchestra (1939)
In this short film, Rita Rio and her all-girl orchestra perform several musical numbers, such as "Look, Look" and "Jitterbug Jamboree." Vitaphone Release B229.
Woody Herman & His Orchestra (1938)
In this short, Woody Herman and His Orchestra perform such musical numbers as "Holiday" and "The Shag." Vitaphone Release B209.
Ray Kinney and His Royal Hawaiian Orchestra (1938)
In this musical short, orchestra leader Ray Kinney sings Hawaiian songs while The Aloha Maids dance. Vitaphone Release B160.
The Prisoner of Swing (1938)
This musical short is a satirical adaptation of "The Prisoner of Zenda." Vitaphone Release B108-109.
Swing Cat's Jamboree (1938)
In this short musical, Louis Prima and his jazz quartette play such musical selections as "Please Be Kind" and "Loch Lomond." Vitaphone Release B138.
The Knight Is Young (1938)
A woman, afraid to leave her apartment for not paying her rent, is rescued in this musical short film. Vitaphone Release B141-142.
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (1938)
In this short film, Artie Shaw leads his orchestra in five songs, such as "Nightmare" and "Non-Stop Flight." Vitaphone Release B214.
Cab Calloway's Hi-De-Ho (1937)
Cab Calloway is told by a fortune teller that he will better his lot in life in this musical short film. Vitaphone Release 2078.
Hotel a la Swing (1937)
A traveling musical troupe attempt to work off a hotel debt in this musical short. Vitaphone Release 2070-2071.
Script Girl (1937)
In this comedic short, a woman looking for work at a movie studio misconstrues the job title of "script girl" for "strip girl."
Ups and Downs (1937)
In this short musical, an elevator operator and an engaged girl in love dodge the girl''''s fiancee and attempt to win over her father. Vitaphone Release B36-37.
Sheik to Sheik (1936)
In this short film, a radio salesman gets knocked out by a golf ball and dreams he''''s in the desert where he sells radios to sheiks. Vitaphone Release 2002-2003.
I'm Much Obliged (1936)
In this short film, a newspaper columnist calls people at random and asks them "What would you like to do?" Vitaphone Release 1962-1963.
The Black Network (1936)
In this short film, the owner of a shoe polish company sponsors a radio show that showcases black performers. Vitaphone Release 1945-1946,
Home Run on the Keys (1936)
In this short film, Babe Ruth proposes to put a song about baseball on the radio. Vitaphone Release 2073.
Rhythmitis (1936)
In this short musical, a doctor develops pills that assist a man to tap dance. Vitaphone Release 1980-1981.
George Hall and His Orchestra (1936)
George Hall and his orchestra are stranded and decide to sleep on the stage of a potentially haunted theater in this short film. Vitaphone Release 2056.
Harry Reser and His Eskimos (1936)
This frosty, melodious short film stars Harry Reser and his orchestra performing such musical selections as "You Hit the Spot" and "Tap on Toe." Vitaphone Release 1983.
An All-Colored Vaudeville Show (1935)
Famous African American vaudeville acts are featured in this musical short. Vitaphone Release 1819.
All-Star Vaudeville (1935)
This short film presents a miniature vaudeville review, featuring such selections as "Why Don''''t You Practice What You Preach?" and "The Daughter of Rosie O''''Grady." Vitaphone Release 1791.
Duncan Sisters in "Surprise!" (1935)
In this musical short, two sisters return to their Southern plantation and are received by a surprise party. Vitaphone Release 1851-1852.
The Love Department (1935)
A love columnist can''''t find her own love connection in this musical short. Vitaphone Release 1837-1838.
Dave Apollon & Company in "The Wishing Stone" (1935)
In this musical short, Dave Apollon and his band travel across the globe with the use of a magical wishing stone. Vitaphone Release 1832.
Private Lessons (1934)
In this musical short, a shoes salesman is hired by a dancer to give private lessons. Vitaphone Release 1642-1643.
Syncopated City (1934)
This short film presents musical production numbers for public services, such as construction sites and firefighting. Vitaphone Release 1734-1735.
Service with a Smile (1934)
In this comedic short, the owner of a burnt down gas station attempts to fool his insurance company by embellishing the description of his business. Vitaphone Release 1700-1701.
The Gem of the Ocean (1934)
In this musical short, a French woman finds mystery and romance on a luxury liner. Vitaphone Release 1766-1767.
King for a Day (1934)
In this comedic short, a talented tap dancer who can''''t get an audition uses his prowess at playing craps to gain ownership of a musical show. Vitaphone Release 1687-1688.
Masks and Memories (1934)
In this short musical, three individuals try to entice their uncle to join the festivities during Mardi Gras. Vitaphone Release 1671-1673.
The Policy Girl (1934)
In this short film, an insurance salesmen tries to use his sister to sell a policy. Vitaphone Release 1717-1718.
Soft Drinks and Sweet Music (1934)
In this short film, a soda jerk/songwriter dreams of performing his songs on Broadway. Vitaphone Release 1776-1777.
Good Morning, Eve! (1934)
In this short musical comedy, Adam and Eve go on a adventure that leads them from the Garden of Eden to Florida. Vitaphone Release 1702-1703.
The Winnah! (1934)
A college prepares for a sporting match against a rival university in this musical short film. Vitaphone Release 1698-1699.
Vaudeville Featuring Buster Shaver - Olive & George (1934)
This short film showcases a series of vaudeville acts, including a tap routine and a well-trained group of dogs. Vitaphone Release 1761.
Freddie Rich and His Orchestra in "Mirrors" (1934)
In this short film, Freddie Rich and his orchestra perform popular songs with the aid of triple mirrors. Vitaphone Release 1689.
Broadway Ballyhoo (1934)
In this musical short, three bus drivers struggle to find tourists for their tour and discuss various locations they want to see in New York City.
Paree, Paree (1934)
In this musical short, a condensed version of "Fifty Million Frenchmen" (1931), a wealthy American meets the girl of his dreams and makes a bet that they will be engaged without her knowing of his riches. Vitaphone Release 1752-1753.
Story Conference (1934)
In this short film, a film crew signed to do a movie with Lillian Roth come up with an idea for the story. Vitaphone Release 1665-1666.
"The Audition" with Hannah Williams (1933)
A booking agent advises bandleader Phil Emerton on ways to prep up his band with various novelty acts in this musical short. Vitaphone Release 1494.
Isham Jones & His Orchestra (1933)
In this short film, Isham Jones and His Orchestra perform some of their biggest hits, such as "You''''re Just a Dream Come True." Vitaphone Release 1639.
Rufus Jones for President (1933)
Rufus Jones, a black child, is elected president of the USA in this short musical comedy. Vitaphone Release 1553-1554.
20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang (1933)
In this short film, convicts escape from a prison, but long to return when they discover how luxurious it has become. Vitaphone Release 1535-1536.
Seasoned Greetings (1933)
In this short film, an innovative greeting card shop owner attempts to beat out neighboring competition by inventing talking greeting cards. Vitaphone Release 1564-1565.
Mills Blue Rhythm Band (1933)
In this short film, several musical and dance acts perform to such selections as "Peanut Vendor" and "Tony''''s Wife." Vitaphone Release 1586.
Plane Crazy (1933)
In this comedic short, a young woman stows on board a plane destined for a trip "around the world"... or is it? Vitaphone Release 1613-1614.
Africa Speaks -- English (1933)
In this comedic short, Edgar Bergen and his wisecracking dummy Charlie McCarthy face numerous obstacles when their plane crashes into an African jungle. Vitaphone Release 1482.
That's the Spirit (1933)
In this musical short film, two night watchmen hear music performed in a haunted pawn shop. Vitaphone Release 1491.
Picture Palace (1933)
After getting fired from their vaudeville theater, a couple create an act to purchase the theater in this musical short. Vitaphone Release 1619-1620.
Use Your Imagination (1933)
A young man can''''t hold a job because he is always daydreaming in this short film. Vitaphone Release 1545-1546.
Kissing Time (1933)
In this short film, an American woman visits a small South American town where she quickly falls for a charming lieutenant. Vitaphone Release 1593-1594.
Come to Dinner (1933)
This short film presents a parody of "Dinner at Eight" (1933), replete with look-alike actors of Lionel Barrymore and Marie Dressler. Vitaphone Release 1636-1637.
Yours Sincerely (1933)
A resort owner tries to marry his daughter to a millionaire, but his scheme doesn''''t turn out exactly as he planned in this short film (a condensed version of the musical "Spring Is Here" (1930). Vitaphone Release 1499-1500.
Believe It or Not #5 (1932)
This short entry in the "Believe it or Not" series presents such oddities as a shrunken head, an iron execution chamber, and entertaining tombstone descriptions. Vitaphone Release 1336.
Believe It or Not #6 (1932)
In this short film, Robert Ripley presents a series of oddities, such as a wooden flower garden and a sands spider attacking a lizard. Vitaphone Release 1346.
A Modern Cinderella (1932)
In this comedic short, a poor shop girl delivers a lavish dress to a snobbish party girl and is mistaken for a rich socialite. Vitaphone Release 1460-1461.
Pie, Pie Blackbird (1932)
In this musical short film, popular African American musicians perform such musical numbers as "I''''m Wild About Harry" and "Memories of You." Vitaphone Release 1391.
The Yacht Party (1932)
Roger Wolfe Kahn and His Orchestra play big band songs of the era on a yacht in this short film. Vitaphone Release 1457.
The Red Shadow (1932)
This musical short is an adaptation of Sigmund Romberg''''s "The Desert Song," about a masked renegade called The Red Shadow. Vitaphone Release 1471-1472.
Smash Your Baggage (1932)
In this short film, a group of porters in a train station perform musical numbers to raise money for a sick member of their group. Vitaphone Release 1387.
A Regular Trouper (1932)
In this musical short film, a singer must cope with her troupe manager falling in love with her sister. Vitaphone Release 1378-1379.
Believe It or Not #19 (1931)
In this short film, Robert L. Ripley introduces some amazing sights and individuals, such as the most decorated U.S. Veteran. Vitaphone Release 1148.
Believe It or Not #24 (1931)
In this short film, Robert L. Ripley travels to Africa and presents various sights and oddities, such as a jail for nagging wives. Vitaphone Release 1267.
Believe It or Not #22 (1931)
In this short film, Robert L. Ripley presents a series of interesting sights to a group of sailors, such as a six year old boy who can shave. Vitaphone Release 1197.
Opening Night (1931)
This short film satirizes theatrical opening nights. Vitaphone Release 1138.
Free and Easy (1931)
In this short film, a hobo and his "son" attempt a search for money in an abandoned house. Vitaphone Release 1285.
Words & Music (1931)
A singer and a songwriter work together to create new music in this short film. Vitaphone Release 1288-1289.
Henry Santrey and His Soldiers of Fortune (1931)
In this musical short film, Henry Santry and his band perform such popular songs as "Soldiers of Fortune" and "If I Could Be with You." Vitaphone Release 1128.
Nine O'Clock Folks (1931)
In this musical short, a rural yokel holds every job in his small town. Vitaphone Release 1220.
Roseland (1930)
A pretty dance hall girl is looking for the right guy in this musical short. Vitaphone Release 1041-1042.
Fashion's Mirror (1930)
It''''s up to a playboy and his chorus girl girlfriend to save a struggling fashion house in this musical short. Vitaphone Release 1045.
Bubbles (1930)
In this musical short, The Vitaphone Kiddies perform a song and dance routine in the land of "make believe." Vitaphone Release 3898.
Revival Day (1930)
The Nagger at Breakfast (1930)
As a husband and wife eat breakfast, they argue about anything and everything in this short film. Vitaphone Release 1058.

Cast (short)

Artistic Temper (1932)
In this short film, a woman sets out to pursue a successful singing career despite her husband''''s wishes. Vitaphone Release 1403-1404.

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