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Clifton Webb

Webb Parmelee Hollenbeck (November 19, 1889 – October 13, 1966), known professionally as Clifton Webb, was an American actor, dancer, and singer remembered for his roles in such films as Laura (1944), The Razor's Edge (1946), and Sitting Pretty (1948). Webb was Oscar-nominated for all three. He was known for his stage appearances in the plays of Noël Coward, including Blithe Spirit, as well as appearances on Broadway in a number of successful musical revues.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 19th, 1889 (Indianapolis), Died October 13th, 1966 (Beverly Hills)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-73764 10-in. 10/5/1932 A rainy day Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Clifton Webb Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-78071 10-in. 10/3/1933 Easter parade Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Clifton Webb Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-78072 10-in. 10/3/1933 How's chances Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Clifton Webb Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-78164 10-in. 10/11/1933 Not for all the rice in China Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Clifton Webb Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Webb, Clifton," accessed May 14, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110001.

Webb, Clifton. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 14, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110001.

"Webb, Clifton." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 14 May 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110001

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