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
|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|
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.
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