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Harlan Thompson

Harlan Thompson (24 September 1890 – 29 October 1966) was an American theatre director, screenwriter, lyricist, film director, and film and television producer. He wrote the Broadway hit Little Jessie James (1923–24), and several other Broadway musicals. He moved to Hollywood, where he was in turn a writer, director and producer.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 24, 1890 (Hannibal), Died October 29, 1966 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 28 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-29025 10-in. 11/23/1923 I love you Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-30011 10-in. 4/23/1924 I love you Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with violin and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-30012 10-in. 4/23/1924 Suppose I had never met you Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with violin and orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-33483 10-in. 10/23/1925 It must be love Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CVE-33982 12-in. 12/11/1925 Gems from Merry-merry Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-36814 10-in. 10/12/1926 I'd rather be the girl in your arms (Than the girl in your dreams) Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 5-8); with male vocal trio (takes 1-4) lyricist  
Victor BVE-56706 10-in. 9/20/1929 Dance away the night Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor CS-81948 12-in. 3/16/1934 Musical presentation of Paramount picture Melody in spring George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal solos and mixed vocal duet lyricist  
Victor BS-81961 10-in. 3/19/1934 Ending with a kiss Richard Himber ; Joey Nash ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-81962 10-in. 3/19/1934 It's psychological Richard Himber ; Joey Nash ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-82301 10-in. 4/10/1934 Ending with a kiss Henry King Orchestra ; Joseph Sudy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor D7VB-2760 10-in. 12/28/1947 I love you Charles Dant Orchestra ; Dennis Day Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia 81192 10-in. 9/5/1923 My home town in Kansas Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 81328 10-in. 11/7/1923 I love you Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W149041 10-in. 9/24/1929 Dance away the night James Melton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W149052 10-in. 9/25/1929 Dance away the night The Columbia Photo Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh S-71912 10-in. September 1923 I love you Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh W402954 10-in. 9/17/1929 Dance away the night Dr. Eugene Ormandy's Salon Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick 12082-12084 10-in. 12/11/1923 I love you Allen McQuhae Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E31194 10-in. Oct. 1929 Dance away the night Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E18592-E18594 10-in. 3/29/1926 My own Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E18683-E18685 10-in. 4/6/1926 I’d rather be the girl in your arms Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E20259-E20260 10-in. 9/25/1926 Pepita Park Lane Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E30968-E30969 10-in. 9/23/1929 Dance away the night Louis Katzman Brunswick Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E30970-E30971 10-in. 9/23/1929 Peasant love song Louis Katzman Brunswick Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 28 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Thompson, Harlan," accessed July 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112377.

Thompson, Harlan. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112377.

"Thompson, Harlan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112377

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