Slim Summerville


Actor
Slim Summerville

About

Also Known As
George Summerville, George J Sommerville
Birth Place
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Born
July 10, 1892
Died
January 05, 1946

Biography

Slim Summerville was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Summerville began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the Charlie Chaplin comedy adaptation "Tillie's Punctured Romance" (1914), the western "The Texas Streak" (1926) with Hoot Gibson and the adventure "The Beloved Rogue" (1927) with John Barrymore. He also appeared in the western "Hey! Hey! Cowboy"...

Biography

Slim Summerville was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Summerville began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the Charlie Chaplin comedy adaptation "Tillie's Punctured Romance" (1914), the western "The Texas Streak" (1926) with Hoot Gibson and the adventure "The Beloved Rogue" (1927) with John Barrymore. He also appeared in the western "Hey! Hey! Cowboy" (1927) with Hoot Gibson, "King of the Rodeo" (1929) with Hoot Gibson and "The Last Warning" (1929). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties, appearing in the action picture "Air Mail" (1932) with Pat O'Brien, the Tom Brown drama "Tom Brown of Culver" (1932) and "Her First Mate" (1933). He also appeared in "Out All Night" (1933). Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm" (1938), the action film "Submarine Patrol" (1938) with Richard Greene and "Five of a Kind" (1938). He also appeared in the The Ritz Brothers musical comedy "Kentucky Moonshine" (1938) and the mystery "Charlie Chan in Reno" (1939) with Sidney Toler. Summerville more recently acted in the William Powell drama "The Hoodlum Saint" (1946). Summerville passed away in January 1946 at the age of 54.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Hoodlum Saint (1946)
"Eel"
Sing Me a Song of Texas (1945)
Happy
Bride by Mistake (1944)
Samuel
I'm from Arkansas (1944)
Juniper Jenkins
Swing in the Saddle (1944)
Slim
Tobacco Road (1941)
[Henry] Peabody
Western Union (1941)
Herman
Miss Polly (1941)
Slim
Niagara Falls (1941)
Sam Sawyer
Highway West (1941)
"Gramps"
Puddin' Head (1941)
Lem Goober
Anne of Windy Poplars (1940)
Jabez Monkman
Gold Rush Maisie (1940)
Fred Gubbins
Jesse James (1939)
Jailer
Winner Take All (1939)
Muldoon
Henry Goes Arizona (1939)
Sheriff Parton
Charlie Chan in Reno (1939)
Sheriff Fletcher
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938)
Homer Busby
Submarine Patrol (1938)
Spuds
Five of a Kind (1938)
Jim Ogden
Kentucky Moonshine (1938)
Hank Hatfield
Up the River (1938)
Slim Nelson
Can This Be Dixie? (1937)
Robert E. Lee Gurgle
Off to the Races (1937)
Uncle George Baxter
Fifty Roads to Town (1937)
Edwin Henry
The Road Back (1937)
Tjaden
Love Is News (1937)
Judge Hart
Reunion (1936)
Constable Jim Ogden
Pepper (1936)
Uncle Ben Jolly
Captain January (1936)
Captain Nazro
White Fang (1936)
Slats Magee
The Country Doctor (1936)
Constable Jim Ogden
Life Begins at 40 (1935)
T. Watterson Meriwhether
Way Down East (1935)
Constable Seth Holcomb
The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935)
Fortune Friendly
Love Birds (1934)
Henry Whipple
Their Big Moment (1934)
Bill Ambrose
Love, Honor and Oh, Baby! (1933)
Mark Reed
Horseplay (1933)
Slim Perkins
They Just Had to Get Married (1933)
Sam Sutton
Her First Mate (1933)
John Horner
Out All Night (1933)
Ronald Colgate
Tom Brown of Culver (1932)
Elmer "Slim" Whitman
Racing Youth (1932)
"Slim"
Air Mail (1932)
"Slim" McCune
Unexpected Father (1932)
Jasper Jones
Free Love (1931)
Dennis
The Front Page (1931)
Pincus
Bad Sister (1931)
Sam
Reckless Living (1931)
The drunk
El tenorio del harem (1931)
El corneta
Many a Slip (1931)
Hopkins
Lasca of the Rio Grande (1931)
"Crabapple" Thompson
Her Man (1930)
The Swede
The Spoilers (1930)
Slapjack Simms
The Little Accident (1930)
Hicks
Under Montana Skies (1930)
Sunshine
Troopers Three (1930)
Sunny
King of Jazz (1930)
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Tjaden
The Last Warning (1929)
Tommy
The Shannons of Broadway (1929)
Newt
Tiger Rose (1929)
Heine
Strong Boy (1929)
Slim
One Hysterical Night (1929)
Robin Hood
King of the Rodeo (1929)
Slim
Hey Hey Cowboy (1927)
Spike Doolin
The Chinese Parrot (1927)
Prospector
The Beloved Rogue (1927)
Jehan
Painted Ponies (1927)
Beanpole
Skirts (1921)
Fatty's New Role (1915)
Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)
Leading Lizzie Astray (1914)

Writer (Feature Film)

Riding for Fame (1928)
Cont

Cast (Short)

A Bird's a Bird (1915)
Gussle's Day of Rest (1915)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Front Page, The (1931) - L For Listerine! The boys in the press room tangle then we meet editor Walter Burns (Adolphe Menjou), hunting Hildy (Pat O'Brien, not seen), with some remarkable shots from director Lewis Milestone, early in The Front Page 1931, from the play by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur.
Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm (1938) - Parade Of The Wooden Soldiers The big closing number, Shirley Temple with her frequent partner Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, an adaptation of the German standard by Leon Jessel, with a new lyric by Ballard MacDonald, cheered on by Paul Harvey, Jack Haley, Phyllis Brooks, Helen Westley, Slim Summerville, Gloria Stuart and Randolph Scott, in Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm, 1938.
Farmer Takes A Wife, The (1935) - Albany To Buffalo Director Victor Fleming’s opening, Slim Summerville as Erie Canal agent Friendly, Jane Withers as young Della, laying down some lore before we meet Weaver (Roger Imhof), Elmer (Andy Devine) and Ivy (Kitty Kelly), in The Farmer Takes A Wife, 1935, starring Henry Fonda an Janet Gaynor.
Farmer Takes A Wife, The (1935) - Who Is That Lady? Notable as Henry Fonda’s first scene in his first movie, a new arrival in 1853 Rome, NY, after we meet Janet Gaynor as Molly, Charles Bickford as canal-boat captain Jotham, with Jane Withers, Margaret Hamilton, John Qualen, Andy Devine, Slim Summerville among the locals, in The Farmer Takes A Wife, 1935.
All Quiet On The Western Front (1930) - Eat Without Further Delay First day in the field, German infantry platoon led by Baumer (Lew Ayres) meets first veteran Tjaden (Slim Summerville) then crusty Katczinsky (Louis Wolheim), in All Quiet On The Western Front, 1930.

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