Allen Vincent


Biography

Allen Vincent was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Vincent appeared in such films as "No More Orchids" (1932), "This Reckless Age" (1932) and "Broadway Bad" (1933). He also appeared in "Daring Daughters" (1933) and the Lionel Atwill suspenseful adaptation "The Mystery of the Wax Museum" (1933). His film career continued throughout the thirt...

Biography

Allen Vincent was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Vincent appeared in such films as "No More Orchids" (1932), "This Reckless Age" (1932) and "Broadway Bad" (1933). He also appeared in "Daring Daughters" (1933) and the Lionel Atwill suspenseful adaptation "The Mystery of the Wax Museum" (1933). His film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like the Paul Muni dramedy "Hi, Nellie!" (1934), "Bad Boy" (1935) and "The Return of Peter Grimm" (1935) with Lionel Barrymore. He also appeared in "Easy Money" (1936) and the biopic "Sutter's Gold" (1936) with Edward Arnold. Vincent continued to exercise his talent in the thirties and the forties, taking on a mix of projects like "A Family Affair" (1937) starring Lionel Barrymore, "Army Girl" (1938) and "The Face Behind the Mask" with Peter Lorre (1941). His credits also expanded to "Song of Love" (1947) starring Katharine Hepburn. Vincent more recently wrote "Johnny Belinda" (1948). Vincent was nominated for a Writing (Screenplay) Academy Award for "Johnny Belinda" in 1948. Vincent passed away in November 1979 at the age of 76.

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Face Behind The Mask, The (1941) - Don't Lose Your Passport Convincingly innocent and charming Hungarian-born Peter Lorre as Hungarian immigrant Szabo, first on the boat with a steward (David Oliver) then in New York eventually meeting plainclothes cop O’Hara (Don Beddoe), opening The Face Behind The Mask, 1941, directed by Robert Florey.
Face Behind The Mask, The (1941) - None Of Us Can Do Without Friends Immigrant Janos (Peter Lorre), suddenly rich after finding he’s a gifted thief, but raising mainly money for plastic surgery after being disfigured in a fire, receives his custom-made mask, with Dinky (George E. Stone), whose ex-boss (James Seay) soon appears, in The Face Behind The Mask, 1941.
Girl In White, The (1952) - Gosh You're Stunning Composer David Raksin tips his hat to Cornell and Alma Mater, establishing young Emily Dunning (June Allyson) matriculated to the medical school, meeting there Ben Barringer (Arthur Kennedy) who has an unabashed crush, launching the love story in the MGM bio-pic The Girl In White, 1952.
Johnny Belinda (1948) - You Watch Me Talk Nicely wrought by director Jean Negulesco, Dr. Richardson (Lew Ayres), new in remote Nova Scotia, taking his fee in fishing rights from the McDonald family, gets his first chance to test what he’s learned about communicating with deaf-mute daughter Belinda (Jane Wyman), in Johnny Belinda, 1948.
Johnny Belinda (1948) - She Growed Up That Way Aggie (Agnes Moorehead) has dragged M.D. Robert (Lew Ayres) to the McDonald farm to help a cow, whereupon he meets father Black (Charles Bickford) and daughter Belinda (Jane Wyman), in Johnny Belinda, 1948, directed by Jean Negulesco.
Face Behind The Mask, The (1941) - What Do You Get Out Of Being Dead? Considering suicide, unable to find work after being disfigured in a fire shortly after his arrival in New York, Hungarian immigrant Janos (Hungarian-born Peter Lorre) frightens a citizen, then meets ebullient Dinky (George E. Stone), in The Face Behind the Mask, 1941, directed by Robert Florey.
Face Behind The Mask, The (1941) - Why Don't You Look Where You're Going? Distraught after learning that plastic surgery is impossible, disfigured immigrant turned master criminal Szabo (Peter Lorre, pretending to be wearing an excellent Peter Lorre mask) meets blind Helen (Evelyn Keyes), who doesn’t care how he looks, in The Face Behind The Mask, 1941.
Girl In White, The (1952) - She Needs A Real Doctor Thirty-something June Allyson, still expected to play a teen, in this case the subject of the bio-pic, pioneering New York doctor Emily Dunning Barringer, her mom falling ill, and Dr. Yeomans (Mildred Dunnock), loosely based on a real person, stepping up, opening The Girl In White, 1952.
Mystery Of The Wax Museum, The (1933) - People Without Souls Now disabled Mr. Igor (Lionel Atwill) scolding aide Ralph (Allan Vincent) then receiving Sparrow (Arthur Edmund Carewe) with an improbably good model, early in Michael Curtiz' The Mystery Of The Wax Museum, 1933.
Song Of Love (1947) - Does She Never Slow Down? From the opening, close enough to true, Clara Wieck (Katharine Hepburn) performs for King Augustus (Henry Stephenson), a composition by Liszt (Henry Daniell), her father (Leo G. Carroll) turning pages and future husband Robert Schumann (Paul Henreid) applauding, from Song Of Love, 1947.
Song Of Love (1947) - The Days Of My Life Leipzig, 1840, having married against her father's wishes, composer Robert and pianist Clara Schumann (Paul Henreid, Katharine Hepburn) exchanging gifts, his one of his best known songs "Widmung" or "Dedication," in MGM's Song Of Love, 1947.
Song Of Love (1947) - That Goose Was Dead Dusseldorf, 1853, admiring young pianist Brahms (Robert Walker) has just been welcomed into the home of struggling composer Schumann (Paul Henreid) and wife Clara (Katharine Hepburn), grappling together with a holiday cooking crisis, in MGM's romanticized Song Of Love, 1947.

Bibliography