Clarence Oliver Drake (May 28, 1903 – August 19, 1991) was an American film/television director, screenwriter, producer and actor who was most active in the Western genre. Though Drake began his career as an actor, he is best known as a prolific screenwriter and director of low-budget Western films (sometimes referred to as B-Westerns). Drake was most active in the 1930s and 1940s, although he continued writing and directing films until 1974.
His films include Today I Hang (1942).
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||PBVE-61087||10-in.||4/2/1931||Corazon||José Bohr||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||PBVE-61088||10-in.||4/2/1931||Luces en el valle||José Bohr||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-070324||10-in.||10/24/1941||Chiquita||Harvey Crawford ; Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
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Drake, Oliver. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 30, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102504.
"Drake, Oliver." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 30 September 2023.
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