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William LeBaron

William LeBaron (February 16, 1883 – February 9, 1958) was an American film producer. LeBaron's film credits included Cimarron, which won the Academy Award for Outstanding Production at the 4th Academy Awards ceremony for 1930/1931. LeBaron also produced landmark comedy features from W. C. Fields, Mae West and Wheeler and Woolsey. In addition to being a producer, LeBaron served as the last production chief of Film Booking Offices of America and at FBO's successor, RKO Pictures, where he was replaced by David O. Selznick. LeBaron was married to Mabel Hollins, a British musical comedy actress. He is buried in Chapel of the Pines Crematory.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 16th, 1883 (Elgin), Died February 9th, 1958 (Santa Monica)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-23560 10-in. 12/31/1919 You are free Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with violin, cello, and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-23590 10-in. 1/20/1920 Star of love Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-24137 12-in. 5/19/1920 Gems from Apple blossoms Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-24697 10-in. 11/19/1920 Deep in your eyes Lucy Isabelle Marsh Female vocal solo, with harp and orchestra lyricist  
Victor PBS-90265 10-in. 6/12/1935 You are free (Love is just a game) Nelson Eddy ; Nat Shilkret Orchestra Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 79406 10-in. 9/8/1920 On Miami shore Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 80173 10-in. 1/31/1922 Deep in your eyes Margaret Romaine Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh S-7129 10-in. ca. Dec. 1919 Little girls, good-bye! Lewis James Male vocal solo, with vocal quartet and orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E30064 10-in. June 1929 On Miami shore Carter's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Edison 6880 10-in. 7/18/1919 On Miami shore Edward Allen Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 7008 10-in. 11/5/1919 Little girls, good-bye Lewis James Male vocal solo and vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 7064 10-in. 12/15/1919 You are free Lewis James ; Betsy Lane Shepherd Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 7644 10-in. 11/19/1920 Deep in your eyes George Wilton Ballard ; Elizabeth Spencer Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 8264 10-in. 10/20/1921 I'll return for you Vernon Archibald ; Betsy Lane Shepherd Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 8653 10-in. 11/3/1922 When knighthood was in flower J. Harold Murray ; Elizabeth Spencer Female-male vocal duet lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "LeBaron, William," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105066.

LeBaron, William. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105066.

"LeBaron, William." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105066

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