Edmund Goulding (20 March 1891 – 24 December 1959) was a British screenwriter and director. As an actor early in his career he was one of the 'Ghosts' in the 1922 silent film Three Live Ghosts alongside Norman Kerry and Cyril Chadwick. Also in the early 1920s he wrote several screenplays for star Mae Murray for films directed by her then husband Robert Z. Leonard. Goulding is best remembered for directing cultured dramas such as Love (1927), Grand Hotel (1932) with Greta Garbo and Joan Crawford, Dark Victory (1939) with Bette Davis, and The Razor's Edge (1946) with Gene Tierney and Tyrone Power. He also directed the classic film noir Nightmare Alley (1947) with Tyrone Power and Joan Blondell, and the action drama The Dawn Patrol. He was also a successful songwriter, composer, and producer.
Birth and Death Data: Born March 20, 1891 (Feltham), Died December 24, 1959 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1939
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, tenor vocal
Notes: Given name also spelled "Edmun" in Victor ledgers.
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 37 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-30845||10-in.||9/23/1924||Tommy lad||Edmund Goulding||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Victor||B-30846||10-in.||9/23/1924||Melisande in the wood||Edmund Goulding||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Victor||B-31325||10-in.||11/14/1924||My dreams||Edmund Goulding||Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Victor||B-31326||10-in.||11/14/1924||Mattinata||Edmund Goulding||Male vocal solo, with celeste and orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Victor||50227||10-in.||4/1/1930||Amor||Jesy Barbosa||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||PBVE-54501||10-in.||11/11/1929||Alone in the rain||Donald Novis||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||PBVE-54502||10-in.||11/11/1929||Molly||Donald Novis||Male vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-55645||10-in.||8/3/1929||Love (Your spell is everywhere)||Gloria Swanson||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-55678||10-in.||9/6/1929||Love (Your spell is everywhere)||Arden-Ohman Orchestra ; Frank Luther||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-57233||10-in.||12/6/1929||Alone in the rain||Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet||composer|
|Victor||BVE-57430||10-in.||11/18/1929||Moanin' for you||Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-57490||10-in.||11/27/1929||Molly||Pedro Espino ; Ted Fiorito Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-57569||10-in.||12/2/1929||Love, your spell is everywhere||The Revelers||Male vocal quartet, with piano||composer|
|Victor||BVE-58502||10-in.||1/17/1930||Love (Your spell is everywhere)||Zinaida Hanenfeldt ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra||Orchestra, with theremin soloist||composer|
|Victor||BS-034605||10-in.||4/7/1939||Love your magic spell is everywhere||Les Brown Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-Test-1032||10-in.||12/15/1930||St. Louis blues||Charles ("Chic") Farmer||Male vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Victor||[Trial 1929-10-27-02]||Not documented||10/27/1929||Alone in the rain||Fred Scott||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||149024||10-in.||9/19/1929||Love (Your spell is everywhere)||Arthur Fields ; The Harmonians||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W149050||10-in.||9/25/1929||Love (Your spell is everywhere)||Ben Selvin and his Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W149445||10-in.||11/19/1929||Love (Your spell is everywhere)||James Melton||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||[W]149458||10-in.||11/1/1929||Love (Your spell is everywhere)||Harmonians ; Kate Smith||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||W149490||10-in.||11/25/1929||Molly||Charlie Lawman||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||W149498||10-in.||11/27/1929||Alone in the rain||Ipana Troubadours||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W149499||10-in.||11/27/1929||Molly||Ipana Troubadours||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W100344||10-in.||11/27/1929||Alone in the rain||Ipana Troubadours||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Goulding, Edmund," accessed January 26, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105005.
Goulding, Edmund. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105005.
"Goulding, Edmund." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 26 January 2022.
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