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Ernest Shields

Ernest Shields (August 5, 1884 – December 13, 1944) was an American actor of the silent era. He appeared in 113 films between 1914 and 1944. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and died in Los Angeles, California.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 5th, 1884 (Chicago), Died Los Angeles

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-28239 10-in. 7/2/1923 The sweetheart of Sigma Chi Whitey Kaufman ; Original Pennsylvania Serenaders Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-48445 10-in. 12/10/1928 The dream girl of Pi K. A. Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-026862 10-in. 9/12/1938 Dream girl of Pi K.A. Gray Gordon ; Cliff Grass ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Columbia 80438 10-in. 6/30/1922 Dream girl of Pi K. A. Garber-Davis Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W143794 10-in. 3/29/1927 Dream girl of Pi K. A. Warner's Seven Aces Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia W144072 10-in. 5/2/1927 Dream girl of Pi K. A. Eddie Thomas’ Collegians ; Lewis James Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia W151107 10-in. 12/11/1930 Fraternity medley Guy Lombardo ; Lebert Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
OKeh 8379 10-in. June 1923 Dream girl of Pi K. A. Warner's Seven Aces Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W402937 10-in. 9/9/1929 Dream girl of Pi K. A. Frank Ferera’s Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E29330 10-in. Feb.1929 The dream girl of Pi K.A The Eight Radio Stars Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and whistling; without vocal and whistling (take G) lyricist, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shields, Ernest," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104917.

Shields, Ernest. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104917.

"Shields, Ernest." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104917

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