Floyd Buckley

Floyd Buckley (October 21, 1877 - November 14, 1956) was an American film and radio actor. He appeared in 15 films between 1914 and 1953. During the 1930s, he was the voice of Popeye the Sailor on the radio. He was born in Chatham, New York, and died in New York, New York.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 21st, 1877, Died November 14th, 1956

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, vocalist, director

Notes: Also known as "Radio's Popeye."

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MS-78361 16-in. 10/31/1933 A new wedge for a big market Joe Bolton ; Floyd Buckley ; Dr. A. Poshner Shoes Inc. Slide show soundtrack : Talk speaker, director  
Victor MS-78627 16-in. 11/10/1933 Leonard Refrigerator. Production 1 Leonard Refrigerator Company Slide show soundtrack : Talk, with dubbed recording speaker  
Victor MS-78628 16-in. 11/10/1933 Leonard Refrigerator. Production 1 Leonard Refrigerator Company Slide show soundtrack : Talk speaker  
Victor MS-78629 16-in. 11/10/1933 Leonard Refrigerator. Production 1 Leonard Refrigerator Company Slide show soundtrack : Talk, with dubbed recording speaker  
Victor MS-78630 16-in. 11/10/1933 Leonard Refrigerator. Production 1 Leonard Refrigerator Company Slide show soundtrack : Talk, with dubbed recording speaker  
Victor MS-78653 16-in. 11/20/1933 Facts behind performance Jenkins Valves Jenkins Brothers Slide show soundtrack : Talk, with dubbed recordings speaker  
Victor MS-78654 16-in. 11/20/1933 Facts behind performance Jenkins Valves Jenkins Brothers Slide show soundtrack : Talk speaker  
Victor MS-78655 16-in. 11/20/1933 Facts behind performance Jenkins Valves Jenkins Brothers Slide show soundtrack : Talk, with dubbed recording speaker  
Victor MS-78780 16-in. 12/20/1933 When profits are profits National Biscuit Company Slide show soundtrack : Talk, with dubbed recording speaker  
Victor MS-78781 16-in. 12/20/1933 When profits are profits National Biscuit Company Slide show soundtrack : Talk, with dubbed recording speaker  
Victor MS-81254 16-in. 1/23/1934 Flying sparks Floyd Buckley ; Sparks-Withington Company ; Capt. Sparks Slide show soundtrack : Talk, with dubbed recordings speaker  
Victor MS-81255 16-in. 1/23/1934 Flying sparks Floyd Buckley ; Sparks-Withington Company ; Capt. Sparks Slide show soundtrack : Talk, with dubbed recording speaker  
Victor MS-82205 16-in. 3/16/1934 The Fagergren flotation machine American Cyanamid Corporation Slide show soundtrack : Talk speaker  
Victor LCS-82291 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 4/7/1934 Packard La Salle service sound Packard Motor Car Company Slide show soundtrack : Talk, with celeste speaker  
Victor LCS-82292 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 4/7/1934 Packard La Salle service sound Packard Motor Car Company Slide show soundtrack : Talk, with celeste speaker  
Victor BS-03706 10-in. 12/10/1936 Popeye Floyd Buckley ; Olive Oyl Male vocal solo, with talk and orchestra speaker, vocalist  
Victor BS-03707 10-in. 12/10/1936 Popeye Floyd Buckley ; Olive Oyl Male vocal solo, with talk and orchestra speaker, vocalist  
Victor BS-03708 10-in. 12/10/1936 Popeye Floyd Buckley ; Olive Oyl Male vocal solo, with talk and orchestra speaker, vocalist  
Victor BS-03709 10-in. 12/10/1936 Popeye Floyd Buckley ; Olive Oyl Male vocal solo, with talk and orchestra speaker, vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Buckley, Floyd," accessed August 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100844.

Buckley, Floyd. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100844.

"Buckley, Floyd." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100844

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.