Frank Craven (August 24, 1875 – September 1, 1945) was an American stage and film actor, playwright, and screenwriter, best known for originating the role of the Stage Manager in Thornton Wilder's Our Town.
Birth and Death Data: Born August 24th, 1881 (Boston), Died September 1st, 1945 (Beverly Hills)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1932
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, speaker
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-24139||12-in.||5/20/1920||Gems from The night boat||Victor Light Opera Company||Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-30627||10-in.||8/11/1924||Pigs||Frank Craven||Recitation, with imitations||speaker|
|Victor||[Trial 1932-06-16-01]||Not documented||6/16/1932||Pridget sketch||Frank Craven Company of Seven||Dramatic scene||speaker|
|Columbia||3317||10-in.||ca. 1905-Jan. 1906||Mah pretty Chloe from Tennessee||Columbia Quartette||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||78744||10-in.||10/20/1919||It's a small world after all||Sterling Trio||Male vocal trio, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||7141||10-in.||2/2/1920||It's a small world after all||Frederick J. Wheeler||Male vocal solo,with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Craven, Frank," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103714.
Craven, Frank. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103714.
"Craven, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.
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