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Arthur Guy Empey

Arthur Guy Empey (December 11, 1883 – February 22, 1963) was an American soldier, author, actor and filmmaker. He served with the British Army during World War I, and upon his return wrote a popular autobiographical book, Over the Top, which sold over a quarter million copies. He penned lyrics to several patriotic songs, and wrote, produced or directed several silent films including The Undercurrent (1919) and Troopers Three (1930).

Birth and Death Data: Born December 11th, 1883 (Ogden), Died February 22nd, 1963 (Wadsworth)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-21685 10-in. 4/18/1918 Your lips are no man's land but mine Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-21689 10-in. 4/23/1918 Our country's in it now Orpheus Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77799 10-in. 4/29/1918 Your lips are no man's land but mine Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick [Br cat 5221-a] 10-in. approximately Apr. 1918 Your lips are no man's land but mine Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Empey, Arthur Guy," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110146.

Empey, Arthur Guy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110146.

"Empey, Arthur Guy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110146

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