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Maurice Black was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Black appeared in such films as "Broadway Babies" (1929), the crime picture "Little Caesar" (1930) with Edward G Robinson and "Numbered Men" (1930). He also appeared in the drama "Street of Chance" (1930) with William Powell, the Edward G Robinson crime feature "Smart Money" (1931) and the comedy "No Limit" (1931) with Clara Bow. His film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like the William Powell comedy adaptation "High Pressure" (1932), "The King Murder" (1932) and "The All American" (1932). He also appeared in "The Face on the Barroom Floor" (1932). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in "Down to Their Last Yacht" (1934), "West of the Pecos" (1934) with Richard Dix and "Heroes of the Regiment" (1935) with Stan Laurel. He also appeared in "Adventure's End" (1937). Black more recently acted in "Under Strange Flags" (1937). Black passed away in January 1938 at the age of 47.

Maurice Black was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Black appeared in such films as "Broadway Babies" (1929), the crime picture "Little Caesar" (1930) with Edward G Robinson and "Numbered Men" (1930). He also appeared in the drama "Street of Chance" (1930) with William Powell, the Edward G Robinson crime feature "Smart Money" (1931) and the comedy "No Limit" (1931) with Clara Bow. His film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like the William Powell comedy adaptation "High Pressure" (1932), "The King Murder" (1932) and "The All American" (1932). He also appeared in "The Face on the Barroom Floor" (1932). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in "Down to Their Last Yacht" (1934), "West of the Pecos" (1934) with Richard Dix and "Heroes of the Regiment" (1935) with Stan Laurel. He also appeared in "Adventure's End" (1937). Black more recently acted in "Under Strange Flags" (1937). Black passed away in January 1938 at the age of 47.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Walking Down Broadway (1938) Norton
2.
 Under Strange Flags (1937) Pancho Villa
3.
 Three Legionnaires (1937) The general's aide
4.
 The Firefly (1937) Pigeon vendor
5.
 The Californian (1937) Pancho
6.
 Adventure's End (1937) Blackie
7.
 Silly Billies (1936) Leader of outlaws
8.
 Laughing Irish Eyes (1936) Tony Martin
9.
 A Son Comes Home (1936) Greek sailor
10.
 Exclusive Story (1936) Martinello
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Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

Born: January 14, 1891 Warsaw, Poland
Died: January 28, 1938 Hollywood, CA
Married to actress Edythe Raynore, Black started his career on the stage. He died following a two day illness.

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