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Walter Huston

Walter Thomas Huston ( (listen) HEW-stən; April 5, 1883 – April 7, 1950) was a Canadian actor and singer. Huston won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, directed by his son John Huston. He is the patriarch of the four generations of the Huston acting family, including his son John, grandchildren Anjelica Huston and Danny Huston, as well as great-grandchild Jack Huston. The family has produced three generations of Academy Award winners: Walter, his son John, and granddaughter Anjelica.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 6, 1884 (Toronto), Died April 7, 1950 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 73574 5/16/1946 Abraham Lincoln walks at midnight (Lindsay) Walter Huston speaker  
Decca 73575 5/16/1946 Lincoln, the man of the people (Markham) Frank Luther speaker  
Decca 73576 5/16/1946 O Captain.my captain (Whitman) Walter Huston speaker  
Decca L 3665 10-in. 10/31/1944 Lost in the stars Walter Huston speaker  
Decca L 3666 10-in. 10/31/1944 September song Walter Huston speaker  
Decca L 3667 10-in. 10/31/1944 Hail Columbia (Hopkinson) Walter Huston speaker  
Decca L 3672 10-in. 11/1/1944 Warren's address to the American soldiers (Pierpont) ; Concord hymn (Emerson) Walter Huston speaker  
Decca L 3914 10-in. 8/16/1945 Rip Van Winkle: Part 1 Walter Huston speaker  
Decca L 3915 10-in. 8/16/1945 Rip Van Winkle: Part 2 Walter Huston speaker  
Decca L 3916 10-in. 8/16/1945 Rip Van Winkle: Part 3 Walter Huston speaker  
Decca L 3917 10-in. 8/16/1945 Rip Van Winkle: Part 4 Walter Huston speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Huston, Walter," accessed July 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104941.

Huston, Walter. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104941.

"Huston, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104941

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