Arthur Treacher


Actor
Arthur Treacher

About

Birth Place
Brighton, England, GB
Born
July 23, 1894
Died
December 14, 1975

Biography

Arthur Treacher was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Treacher's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "The Battle of Paris" (1929), the Barbara Stanwyck drama "Gambling Lady" (1934) and the Joan Crawford dramatic adaptation "Forsaking All Others" (1934). He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Key" (1934) with William Powell, the musical ...

Biography

Arthur Treacher was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Treacher's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "The Battle of Paris" (1929), the Barbara Stanwyck drama "Gambling Lady" (1934) and the Joan Crawford dramatic adaptation "Forsaking All Others" (1934). He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Key" (1934) with William Powell, the musical "Curly Top" (1935) with Shirley Temple Black and the drama "The Woman in Red" (1935) with Barbara Stanwyck. He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in the Shirley Temple Black musical "Stowaway" (1936), the Marion Davies adaptation "Hearts Divided" (1936) and "Under Your Spell" (1936) with Lawrence Tibbett. He also appeared in "Mr. Cinderella" (1936). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the musical "The Little Princess" (1939) with Shirley Temple Black, the musical "Irene" (1940) with Anna Neagle and the Priscilla Lane comedy "Brother Rat and a Baby" (1940). He also appeared in "Star Spangled Rhythm" (1942) and the comedy "The Amazing Mrs Holliday" (1943) with Deanna Durbin. Treacher last acted in "Mary Poppins" (1964) with Julie Andrews. Treacher passed away in December 1975 at the age of 81.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Mary Poppins (1964)
Constable
Love That Brute (1950)
Quentin
That Midnight Kiss (1949)
Hutchins
The Countess of Monte Cristo (1948)
Managing director
Slave Girl (1947)
Thomas "Liverpool" Griswald
Fun on a Weekend (1947)
B. O. Moffatt
National Velvet (1945)
Race patron
That's the Spirit (1945)
Masters
Swing Out Sister (1945)
Chumley
Delightfully Dangerous (1945)
Jeffers
In Society (1944)
Pipps
Chip Off the Old Block (1944)
Quentin
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943)
Himself, comic in "A Sweater, Sarong and a Peek-A-Boo Bang" number
Forever and a Day (1943)
Second watcher
The Amazing Mrs. Holliday (1943)
Henderson
Irene (1940)
Betherton
Brother Rat and a Baby (1940)
Snelling
Bridal Suite (1939)
Lord Helfer
The Little Princess (1939)
Bertie Minchin
Barricade (1939)
Upton Wardrobe
My Lucky Star (1938)
Whipple
Up the River (1938)
Darby Randall
Always in Trouble (1938)
Rogers
Mad About Music (1938)
Tripps
You Can't Have Everything (1937)
Bevins
Step Lively, Jeeves! (1937)
Jeeves
Heidi (1937)
Andrews
Thin Ice (1937)
Nottingham
She Had to Eat (1937)
Carter
The Golden Arrow (1936)
Walker
The Golden Arrow (1936)
Walker
Magnificent Obsession (1936)
Horace
Stowaway (1936)
Atkins
Hearts Divided (1936)
Sir Harry
Anything Goes (1936)
Sir Evelyn Oakleigh
Thank You, Jeeves! (1936)
Jeeves
The Case Against Mrs. Ames (1936)
Griggsby
Mister Cinderella (1936)
Watkins
Under Your Spell (1936)
Botts
Satan Met a Lady (1936)
Anthony Travers
Cardinal Richelieu (1935)
Agitator
The Daring Young Man (1935)
Col. Baggott
Orchids to You (1935)
[Roger] Morton
No More Ladies (1935)
Lord Knowleton
Going Highbrow (1935)
Waiter
Splendor (1935)
Major Ballinger
I Live My Life (1935)
Gallup
Let's Live Tonight (1935)
Ozzy Featherstone
Curly Top (1935)
Butler [Reynolds]
Bright Lights (1935)
Wilbur
Personal Maid's Secret (1935)
Owen
Hitch Hike Lady (1935)
Mortimer Wingate II
The Woman in Red (1935)
Major Casserly
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)
Epilogue [Ninny's tomb]
Remember Last Night? (1935)
Phelps
Go into Your Dance (1935)
Englishman
Viva Villa (1934)
English reporter
The Key (1934)
Lieutnant Merriman
Forsaking All Others (1934)
Johnson
Gambling Lady (1934)
Pryor
Here Comes the Groom (1934)
Butler
Riptide (1934)
Reporter
The Captain Hates the Sea (1934)
Major Waringforth
Desirable (1934)
Butler
Fashions of 1934 (1934)
Butler
Hollywood Party (1934)
Butler
Madame Du Barry (1934)
Master of the bedroom
The Battle of Paris (1929)
Harry

Life Events

1926

Moved to US

Photo Collections

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935) - Scene Stills
Here are some scene stills from the all-star Warner Bros. production of A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935), directed by Max Reinhardt and William Dieterle.

Videos

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Key, The (1934) - There's A Character In Dickens Hard to make a better scene for a William Powell entrance, as British officer Bill Tenant, arriving in 1920 Dublin, Arthur Aylesworth his aide, Dawn O’Day (actually the young Anne Shirley) the flower girl, and Arthur Treacher flakking for the general, Halliwell Hobbes, who is secretly an old pal, early in The Key, 1934.
Curly Top (1935) - As If You Were A Princess Now at the Southampton cottage of Edward (John Boles) and his aunt (Esther Dale), orphan Elizabeth (Shirley Temple, who, along with sister Rochelle Hudson, thinks they’ve been adopted by an absent benefactor) enlists butler Arthur Treacher's help in society manners, in Curly Top, 1935.
Little Princess, The (1939) - Wait Here With The Pony London, 1899 and the looming Boer War already established, we meet Shirley Temple, title character, and her soldier father, Ian Hunter, fresh in from India and leaving her at a school run by Mary Nash and Arthur Treacher, opening Temple's first color picture, The Little Princess 1939.
Little Princess, The (1939) - Wot Cher'! At school in London, Sara (Shirley Temple) shares a song with Arthur Treacher (A contemporary tune by Charles Ingle and Albert Chevalier) who's brought a letter from her father in the Boer War, only to learn with teacher Rose (Anita Louise), that it's bad news, in The Little Princess. 1939.
National Velvet (1944) - Grand National Mi (Mickey Rooney) watches along with a race patron (Arthur Treacher) as Velvet (Elizabeth Taylor) and The Pie begin their run in the Grand National in National Velvet, 1944.
Magnificent Obsession (1936) - Sparking Plug Escaped from the hospital with the aid of his man Horace (Arthur Treacher), playboy Robert (Robert Taylor) has no idea that stranded motorist Helen (Irene Dunne) is the vengeful widow of the famous doctor whose death he sort-of caused, early in Magnificent Obsession, 1936.
Irene (1940) - I Did Have Quite A Brogue In tennis garb New Yorker Don (Ray Milland) finds Irish-born shop-girl Irene (Anna Neagle) testing the upholstery, friends Eleanor (Marsha Hunt) and Bob (Alan Marshall) standing by and butler Betherton (Arthur Treacher) managing, early in Irene, 1940.

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