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Victor Potel was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Potel kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Bob Hampton of Placer" (1921), the Blanche Sweet dramatic adaptation "Anna Christie" (1923) and "The Law Forbids" (1924). He also appeared in "The Lodge in the Wilderness" (1926), the adaptation "The Virginian" (1929) with Gary Cooper and "The Bad One" (1930). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties, appearing in "Ten Cents a Dance" (1931), "The Purchase Price" (1932) and the Stuart Erwin comedic adaptation "Make Me a Star" (1932). He also appeared in "Inside Information" (1934). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "O'Malley of the Mounted" (1936), "Western Gold" (1937) with Smith Ballew and the Dick Powell comedy "Christmas in July" (1940). He also appeared in the Bing Crosby musical "Birth of the Blues" (1941) and "Sullivan's Travels" (1942). Potel more recently acted in the comedy "The Egg and I" (1947) with Claudette Colbert. Potel passed away in March 1947 at the age of 58.

Victor Potel was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Potel kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Bob Hampton of Placer" (1921), the Blanche Sweet dramatic adaptation "Anna Christie" (1923) and "The Law Forbids" (1924). He also appeared in "The Lodge in the Wilderness" (1926), the adaptation "The Virginian" (1929) with Gary Cooper and "The Bad One" (1930). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties, appearing in "Ten Cents a Dance" (1931), "The Purchase Price" (1932) and the Stuart Erwin comedic adaptation "Make Me a Star" (1932). He also appeared in "Inside Information" (1934). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "O'Malley of the Mounted" (1936), "Western Gold" (1937) with Smith Ballew and the Dick Powell comedy "Christmas in July" (1940). He also appeared in the Bing Crosby musical "Birth of the Blues" (1941) and "Sullivan's Travels" (1942). Potel more recently acted in the comedy "The Egg and I" (1947) with Claudette Colbert. Potel passed away in March 1947 at the age of 58.

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DIRECTOR:

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  The Big Chance (1933) Dialogue Director
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  The Action Craver (1927) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 Relentless (1948) Friend
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 The Egg and I (1947) Crowbar
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 Ramrod (1947) Burch Nellice
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 The Millerson Case (1947) Hank Nixon
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 The Devil Thumbs a Ride (1947) Father
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 The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947) Prof. Potelle
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 Calendar Girl (1947) Swede
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 The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947) Speaker
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 The Farmer's Daughter (1947) Farmer
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 The Glass Alibi (1946) Gas attendant
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