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Charlie Chase

Charles Joseph Parrott (October 20, 1893 – June 20, 1940), known professionally as Charley Chase, was an American comedian, actor, screenwriter and film director best known for his work in Hal Roach short film comedies. He was the elder brother of comedian/director James Parrott.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 20, 1893 (Baltimore), Died June 20, 1940 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, speaker

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-28984 10-in. 11/26/1923 Down on the farm (They all ask for you) Hugo Frey ; The Manhattan Merrymakers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor MVR-52026 16-in. 4/23/1929 The big squawk Gus Arnheim Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Jazz/dance band speaker  
Victor MVR-52027 16-in. 4/23/1929 The big squawk Gus Arnheim Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Jazz/dance band speaker  
Victor MVR-52028 16-in. 4/23/1929 The big squawk Gus Arnheim Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Jazz/dance band speaker  
Victor BRC-70952 10-in. 11/13/1931 Down on the farm (They all ask for you) Gene Kardos Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet songwriter  
Columbia 81155 10-in. 7/31/1923 Down on the farm Eddie Elkins' Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W149936 10-in. 1/30/1930 Down on the farm Buddy Morgan and his Veterans Male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 9055 10-in. 7/2/1923 Down on the farm (They all ask for you) Green Brothers' Novelty Band Jazz/dance band songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Chase, Charlie," accessed December 2, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105759.

Chase, Charlie. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105759.

"Chase, Charlie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 2 December 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105759

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