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Edwin Maxwell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Maxwell's earliest roles were in film, including "The Taming of the Shrew" (1929), "Top Speed" (1930) and "Du Barry, Woman of Passion" (1930). He also appeared in the Lew Ayres dramatic adaptation "All Quiet on the Western Front" (1930), "Ambassador Bill" (1931) and "The Yellow Ticket" (1931). His film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like the drama "Heroes For Sale" (1933) with Richard Barthelmess, "The Woman I Stole" (1933) and the Bela Lugosi thriller "Night of Terror" (1933). He also appeared in "The Mystery of the Wax Museum" (1933) with Lionel Atwill. Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Slave Ship" (1937), the Tyrone Power comedy "Love Is News" (1937) and the western "The Plainsman" (1937) with Gary Cooper. He also appeared in the crime flick "Night Key" (1937) with Boris Karloff and the Greta Garbo dramatic adaptation "Camille" (1937). Maxwell was most recently credited in the comedy "Half Angel" (1951) with Loretta Young. Maxwell passed away in August 1948 at the age of 62.

Edwin Maxwell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Maxwell's earliest roles were in film, including "The Taming of the Shrew" (1929), "Top Speed" (1930) and "Du Barry, Woman of Passion" (1930). He also appeared in the Lew Ayres dramatic adaptation "All Quiet on the Western Front" (1930), "Ambassador Bill" (1931) and "The Yellow Ticket" (1931). His film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like the drama "Heroes For Sale" (1933) with Richard Barthelmess, "The Woman I Stole" (1933) and the Bela Lugosi thriller "Night of Terror" (1933). He also appeared in "The Mystery of the Wax Museum" (1933) with Lionel Atwill. Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Slave Ship" (1937), the Tyrone Power comedy "Love Is News" (1937) and the western "The Plainsman" (1937) with Gary Cooper. He also appeared in the crime flick "Night Key" (1937) with Boris Karloff and the Greta Garbo dramatic adaptation "Camille" (1937). Maxwell was most recently credited in the comedy "Half Angel" (1951) with Loretta Young. Maxwell passed away in August 1948 at the age of 62.

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  The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) Dial supv
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  Reap the Wild Wind (1942) Dial supv
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  The Buccaneer (1938) Dial supv

CAST: (feature film)

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 Campus Honeymoon (1948) Senator Hughes
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 The Walls of Jericho (1948) Porter Grimes
3.
 The Vicious Circle (1948) Presiding judge
4.
 The Jolson Story (1947) Oscar Hammerstein
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 The Gangster (1947) Politician
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 Second Chance (1947) Mr. Davenport
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 Swamp Fire (1946) [Captain] Pierre Moise
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 Wilson (1945) William Jennings Bryan
9.
 Mama Loves Papa (1945) Kirkwood
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 Practically Yours (1944) Radio official
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