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Fredric March

Fredric March (born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel; August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was an American actor, regarded as "one of Hollywood's most celebrated, versatile stars of the 1930s and 1940s". He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931) and The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), as well as the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for Years Ago (1947) and Long Day's Journey into Night (1956).

March is one of only two actors, the other being Helen Hayes, to have won both the Academy Award and the Tony Award twice.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 31st, 1897 (Racine), Died April 14th, 1975 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, narrator

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 72188 10-in. 5/27/1944 The selfish giant, part 1 Fredric March speaker  
Decca 72189 10-in. 5/27/1944 The selfish giant, part 2 Fredric March speaker  
Decca 72190 10-in. 5/27/1944 The selfish giant, part 3 Fredric March speaker  
Decca 72191 10-in. 5/27/1944 The selfish giant, part 4 Fredric March speaker  
Decca 74656 10-in. 5/27/1944 The selfish giant, part 1 Fredric March narrator, speaker  
Decca 74657 10-in. 5/27/1944 The selfish giant, part 2 Fredric March speaker, narrator  
Decca 74758 2/14/1949 The skin of our teeth Fredric March speaker  
Decca 74759 2/14/1949 Years ago (Act 2-Scene 2) Fredric March speaker  
Decca L 3585 10-in. 9/7/1944 Paul Revere's ride, part 1 Fredric March speaker  
Decca L 3586 10-in. 9/7/1944 Paul Revere's ride, part 2 Fredric March speaker  
Decca L 4208 6/11/1946 Paul Revere's ride (Longfellow): Part 1 Fredric March speaker  
Decca L 4209 6/11/1946 Paul Revere's ride (Longfellow): Part 2 Fredric March speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "March, Fredric," accessed April 10, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206240.

March, Fredric. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 10, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206240.

"March, Fredric." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 10 April 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206240

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