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Sir Cedric Hardwicke

Sir Cedric Webster Hardwicke (19 February 1893 – 6 August 1964) was an English stage and film actor whose career spanned nearly 50 years. His theatre work included notable performances in productions of the plays of Shakespeare and Shaw, and his film work included leading roles in a number of adapted literary classics.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 19th, 1893 (Worcestershire), Died August 6th, 1964 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 4746 12/27/1947 Busy doing nothing Bing Crosby speaker  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hardwicke, Cedric, Sir," accessed December 2, 2021,

Hardwicke, Cedric, Sir. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2021, from

"Hardwicke, Cedric, Sir." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 December 2021.

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