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Harlan Thompson

Harlan Thompson (24 September 1890 ā€“ 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 (1923ā€“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 24th, 1890 (Hannibal), Died October 29th, 1966 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 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  
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. Sept. 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 Iā€™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  
Brunswick E30972-E30973 10-in. 9/23/1929 Once upon a time Brunswick Orchestra ; Louis Katzman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Thompson, Harlan," accessed November 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112377.

Thompson, Harlan. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112377.

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