Jack Oakie

Jack Oakie (born Lewis Delaney Offield, November 12, 1903 – January 23, 1978) was an American actor, starring mostly in films, but also working on stage, radio and television. He portrayed Napaloni in Chaplin's The Great Dictator (1940), receiving a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1903 (Sedalia), Died 1978 (Northridge)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-62676 10-in. 7/10/1930 Paramount Publix ballyhoo record Jack Oakie Promotional recording : Talk, with dubbed recording speaker  
Victor PCS-68471 12-in. 5/11/1933 College humor : Paramount transcription Paramount Studio Orchestra Promotional recording speaker  
Victor PCS-68472 12-in. 5/11/1933 College humor : Paramount transcription Paramount Studio Orchestra Promotional recording speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Oakie, Jack," accessed August 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102316.

Oakie, Jack. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102316.

"Oakie, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102316

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