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Charles King

Charles Joseph King (October 31, 1886 – January 11, 1944) was a vaudeville and Broadway actor who also starred in several movies. He starred as the leading actor in the hit MGM movie, The Broadway Melody (1929), the first all-talking film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 31, 1886 (New York City), Died January 11, 1944 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, narrator, composer, songwriter

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 51-56 of 56 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 71788 10-in. 2/21/1944 Alekoki Hal Aloma and his Hawaiians narrator, composer  
Decca 71789 10-in. 2/21/1944 Kuu lei Makame Hal Aloma and his Hawaiians narrator, composer  
Decca 71829 10-in. 3/6/1944 Malama, Pulama, Hiipoi Hal Aloma and his Hawaiians narrator, composer  
Decca 71830 10-in. 3/6/1944 Lovely you Hal Aloma and his Hawaiians narrator, composer  
Decca 71831 10-in. 3/6/1944 Uheuhene Hal Aloma and his Hawaiians narrator, composer  
Decca 71832 10-in. 3/6/1944 Song of the islands Hal Aloma and his Hawaiians narrator, composer  
(Results 51-56 of 56 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "King, Charles," accessed February 3, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114494.

King, Charles. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 3, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114494.

"King, Charles." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 3 February 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114494

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