Walter John "Jack" Buchanan (2 April 1891 – 20 October 1957) was a Scottish theatre and film actor, singer, dancer, producer and director. He was known for three decades as the embodiment of the debonair man-about-town in the tradition of George Grossmith Jr., and was described by The Times as "the last of the knuts." He is best known in America for his role in the classic Hollywood musical The Band Wagon in 1953.
Birth and Death Data: Born April 2, 1891 (Helensburgh), Died October 20, 1957 (London)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1925
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, speaker
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||W141271||10-in.||11/17/1925||A cup of coffee, a sandwich and you||Jack Buchanan ; Gertrude Lawrence||Female-male vocal duet, with piano||vocalist|
|Columbia||W141295||10-in.||11/20/1925||Gigolette||Jack Buchanan||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist|
|Columbia||76182||12-in.||approximately July 1918||Any little things||Philip Braham ; Jack Buchanan ; Comedy Theatre Orchestra ; Phyllis Monkman||Vocal duet with orchestra||vocalist|
|Columbia||76183||12-in.||approximately July 1918||Gnee 'ah||Philip Braham ; Jack Buchanan ; Comedy Theatre Orchestra||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist|
|Columbia||76184||12-in.||approximately July 1918||The special cop||Philip Braham ; Jack Buchanan ; Comedy Theatre Orchestra ; Phyllis Monkman||Vocal duet with orchestra||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Buchanan, Jack," accessed January 23, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109265.
Buchanan, Jack. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 23, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109265.
"Buchanan, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 23 January 2022.
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