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Hartley Power

Hartley Power (14 March 1894 – 29 January 1966) was an American-born Britishfilm and television actor, who made his Broadway debut in Dolly Jordan in 1922. He is best remembered for two roles: "Sylvester Kee" the ventriloquist who is shot and almost killed by "Maxwell Frere" (Michael Redgrave) as a rival for his dummy's "affections" in Dead of Night and Mr. Hennessy, the chief of the news agency that Gregory Peck worked for in Roman Holiday.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 14th, 1893 (New York City), Died January 29th, 1966 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-33669 10-in. 1/18/1926 Twilight Margaret Keenan ; Hartley Power Dramatic scene, with piano speaker  
Victor BVE-34449 10-in. 2/3/1926 Twilight Margaret Keenan ; Hartley Power Dramatic scene, with piano speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Power, Hartley," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112732.

Power, Hartley. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112732.

"Power, Hartley." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112732

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