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B. A. Rolfe

Benjamin Albert Rolfe (October 24, 1879 – April 23, 1956) was an American musician known as "The Boy Trumpet Wonder" who went on to be a bandleader, recording artist, radio personality and film producer. [1]

38 relations: Bandleader, Brasher Falls–Winthrop, New York, Brasher, New York, Broadway (Manhattan), Cabaret, Circus, Clown, Cornet, East Coast of the United States, Edison Records, Even as Eve, Film producer, Fort Lee, New Jersey, Gramophone record, Harry Houdini, Lionel Barrymore, Louis B. Mayer, Man and Woman (1920 film), Metro Pictures, Miss 139, NBC, Oscar A. C. Lund, Paul Whiteman, Piccolo, Revue, Ripley's Believe It or Not!, Robert Ripley, Rolfe Photoplays, Serial film, Silent film, The Goodrich Silvertown Orchestra, Utica, New York, Vaudeville, Vincent Lopez, Walpole, Massachusetts, World War II, Your Hit Parade, Ziegfeld Follies.

Bandleader

A bandleader is the leader of a band of musicians.

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Brasher Falls–Winthrop, New York

Brasher Falls–Winthrop was a census-designated place (CDP) in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States.

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Brasher, New York

Brasher is a town in St. Lawrence County, New York, USA.

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Broadway (Manhattan)

Broadway is a road in the U.S. state of New York.

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Cabaret

Cabaret is a form of entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation or drama.

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Circus

A circus is a company of performers that may include clowns, acrobats, trained animals, trapeze acts, musicians, hoopers, tightrope walkers, jugglers, unicyclists and other object manipulation and stunt-oriented artists.

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Clown

A clown is a comic performer who employs slapstick or similar types of physical humour, often in a mime style.

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Cornet

The cornet is a brass instrument very similar to the trumpet or French Horn, distinguished by its conical bore, compact shape, and mellower tone quality.

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East Coast of the United States

The East Coast of the United States runs along the Atlantic Ocean.

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Edison Records

Edison Records was one of the earliest record labels which pioneered sound recording and reproduction and was an important player in the early recording industry.

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Even as Eve

Even as Eve is a 1920 American silent drama film by A. H. Fischer Features and distributed by Associated First National Pictures.

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Film producer

Film producers fill a variety of roles depending upon the type of producer.

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Fort Lee, New Jersey

Fort Lee is a borough at the eastern border of Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City Metropolitan Area, situated atop the Hudson Palisades.

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Gramophone record

A gramophone record (phonograph record in American English) or vinyl record, commonly known as a "record", is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat polyvinyl chloride (previously shellac) disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.

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Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini (born Erik Weisz, later Ehrich Weiss or Harry Weiss; March 24, 1874 – October 31, 1926) was a Hungarian-American illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his sensational escape acts.

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Lionel Barrymore

Lionel Barrymore (April 28, 1878 – November 15, 1954) was an American actor of stage, screen and radio as well as a film director.

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Louis B. Mayer

Louis Burt Mayer (born Lazar Meir; July 12, 1884 – October 29, 1957) (Лазарь Меир) was an American film producer and co-founder of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios (MGM) in 1924.

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Man and Woman (1920 film)

Man and Woman is a 1920 American silent film drama produced by A. H. Fischer, Inc.

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Metro Pictures

Metro Pictures Corporation was a former American motion picture production company founded in early 1915 and was a forerunner of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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Miss 139

Miss 139 is a 1921 silent film crime drama produced by A. H. Fischer, Inc.

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NBC

The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

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Oscar A. C. Lund

Oscar A.C. Lund (May 21, 1885 – May 2, 1963) was a Swedish-born silent film actor, screenwriter and director of the American and Swedish motion picture industry.

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Paul Whiteman

Paul Samuel Whiteman (March 28, 1890 – December 29, 1967) was an American bandleader, composer, orchestral director and violinist.

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Piccolo

The piccolo (Italian for "small", but named ottavino in Italy) is a half-size flute, and a member of the woodwind family of musical instruments.

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Revue

A revue is a type of multi-act popular theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches.

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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Ripley's Believe It or Not! is a franchise, founded by Robert Ripley, which deals in bizarre events and items so strange and unusual that readers might question the claims.

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Robert Ripley

LeRoy Robert Ripley (February 22, 1890 – May 27, 1949), better know by the name Robert Ripley, was an American cartoonist, entrepreneur, and amateur anthropologist, who is known for creating the Ripley's Believe It or Not! newspaper panel series, radio show, and television show which feature odd facts from around the world.

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Rolfe Photoplays

Rolfe Photoplays Inc. was an American motion picture production company established by musical entertainer B.A. Rolfe.

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Serial film

A movie serial, film serial or chapter play, was a short subject originally shown in movie theaters in conjunction with a feature film, and derived from pulp magazine serialized fiction.

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Silent film

A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound, especially with no spoken dialogue.

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The Goodrich Silvertown Orchestra

The Goodrich Silvertown Orchestra was a musical variety radio program, sponsored by B. F. Goodrich and heard in different formats and timeslots from 1925 until 1935.

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Utica, New York

Utica (pronounced) is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States.

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Vaudeville

Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.

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Vincent Lopez

Vincent Lopez (30 December 1895 – 20 September 1975) was an American bandleader and pianist.

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Walpole, Massachusetts

Walpole is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Your Hit Parade

Your Hit Parade is an American radio and television music program that was broadcast from 1935 to 1955 on radio, and seen from 1950 to 1959 on television.

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Ziegfeld Follies

The Ziegfeld Follies were a series of elaborate theatrical productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 through 1931, with renewals in 1934 and 1936.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B._A._Rolfe

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