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Richard Dix

Richard Dix (born Ernst Carlton Brimmer; July 18, 1893 – September 20, 1949) was an American motion picture actor who achieved popularity in both silent and sound film. His standard on-screen image was that of the rugged and stalwart hero. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his lead role in the Best Picture-winning epic, Cimarron (1931).

Birth and Death Data: Born July 18, 1893 (Saint Paul), Died September 20, 1949 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-73313 10-in. 8/22/1932 Four talks introducing Richard Dix and Mr. Vogel Fred Erdman Promotional talk speaker  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dix, Richard," accessed August 13, 2022,

Dix, Richard. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 13, 2022, from

"Dix, Richard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 13 August 2022.

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