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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 31st, 1886 (New York City), Died January 11th, 1944 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1944

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

Recordings (Results 51-51 of 51 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 71832 10-in. 3/6/1944 Song of the islands Hal Aloma and his Hawaiians narrator, composer  
(Results 51-51 of 51 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "King, Charles," accessed January 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114494.

King, Charles. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114494.

"King, Charles." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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