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Edwin Maxwell (actor)

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Edwin Maxwell (9 February 1886 – 13 August 1948) was an Irish character actor in Hollywood movies of the 1930s and 1940s, frequently cast as shady businessmen and shysters, though often ones with a dignified bearing. [1]

40 relations: Academy Awards, All Quiet on the Western Front (1930 film), Big Time or Bust, Cecil B. DeMille, Cleopatra (1934 film), Dinner at Eight (film), Drums Along the Mohawk, Du Barry, Woman of Passion, Dublin, Duck Soup (1933 film), Falmouth, Massachusetts, Fog (1933 film), Fury (1936 film), Grand Hotel (1932 film), Heaven Can Wait (1943 film), His Girl Friday, Ireland, Kiki (1931 film), Night of Terror, Ninotchka, Oscar Hammerstein I, Pacific Blackout, Panic on the Air, René Nicolas Charles Augustin de Maupeou, Romance on the Run, Scarface (1932 film), Servilius Casca, Six Hours to Live, State Trooper (film), The Great Ziegfeld, The Jolson Story, The Ninth Guest, The Taming of the Shrew (1929 film), The Yellow Ticket, Those We Love, Torture Money, United States, William Jennings Bryan, Wilson (1944 film), You Can't Take It with You (film).

Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.

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All Quiet on the Western Front (1930 film)

All Quiet on the Western Front is a 1930 American epic pre-Code war film based on the Erich Maria Remarque novel of the same name.

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Big Time or Bust

Big Time or Bust is a 1933 American comedy-drama directed by Sam Newfield, which stars Regis Toomey, Gloria Shea, and Walter Byron.

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Cecil B. DeMille

Cecil Blount DeMille (August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959) was an American filmmaker.

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Cleopatra (1934 film)

Cleopatra is a 1934 epic film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and distributed by Paramount Pictures, which retells the story of Cleopatra VII of Egypt.

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Dinner at Eight (film)

Dinner at Eight is a 1933 American pre-Code comedy-drama film directed by George Cukor.

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Drums Along the Mohawk

Drums Along the Mohawk is a 1939 historical fiction film based upon a 1936 novel of the same name by American author, Walter D. Edmonds.

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Du Barry, Woman of Passion

Du Barry, Woman of Passion is a 1930 American Pre-Code dramatic film starring Norma Talmadge, produced by her husband Joseph Schenck, released through United Artists, and based on a 1901 stage play Du Barry written and produced by David Belasco and starring Mrs. Leslie Carter.

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Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.

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Duck Soup (1933 film)

Duck Soup is a 1933 pre-Code Marx Brothers comedy film written by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, with additional dialogue by Arthur Sheekman and Nat Perrin, and directed by Leo McCarey.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts

Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod.

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Fog (1933 film)

Fog is a 1933 American pre-Code film directed by Al Rogell and produced and distributed by Columbia Pictures.

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Fury (1936 film)

Fury is a 1936 American drama film directed by Fritz Lang which tells the story of an innocent man (Spencer Tracy) who narrowly escapes being lynched and the revenge he seeks.

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Grand Hotel (1932 film)

Grand Hotel is a 1932 American pre-code drama film directed by Edmund Goulding and produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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Heaven Can Wait (1943 film)

Heaven Can Wait is a 1943 Technicolor American comedy film produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch.

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His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday is a 1940 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks, from an adaptation by Charles Lederer, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur of the play The Front Page by Hecht and MacArthur.

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Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Kiki (1931 film)

Kiki is a 1931 American Pre-Code romantic comedy, starring Mary Pickford and Reginald Denny, which was directed by Sam Taylor.

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Night of Terror

Night of Terror is a 1933 American Pre-Code horror film directed by Benjamin Stoloff, and starring Bela Lugosi, Sally Blane, Wallace Ford, and Tully Marshall.

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Ninotchka is a 1939 American film made for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer by producer and director Ernst Lubitsch and starring Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas.

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Oscar Hammerstein I

Oscar Hammerstein I (8 May 18461 August 1919) was a German-born businessman, theater impresario, and composer in New York City.

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Pacific Blackout

Pacific Blackout is a 1941 American film about a man who is unjustly convicted of murder.

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Panic on the Air

Panic on the Air is a 1936 American drama film directed by D. Ross Lederman and starring Lew Ayres.

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René Nicolas Charles Augustin de Maupeou

René Nicolas Charles Augustin de Maupeou (25 February 1714 – 29 July 1792) was a French lawyer, politician, and chancellor of France, whose attempts at reform signalled the failure of enlightened despotism in France.

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Romance on the Run

Romance on the Run is a 1938 American comedy crime film directed by Gus Meins and starring Donald Woods and Patricia Ellis.

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Scarface (1932 film)

Scarface (also known as Scarface: The Shame of the Nation and The Shame of a Nation) is a 1932 American pre-Code gangster film starring Paul Muni as Antonio "Tony" Camonte.

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Servilius Casca

Publius Servilius Casca Longus (84 BC – c. 42 BC) was one of the assassins of Gaius Julius Caesar.

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Six Hours to Live

Six Hours to Live is a 1932 American science fiction drama film directed by William Dieterle and starring Warner Baxter, Miriam Jordan and John Boles.

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State Trooper (film)

State Trooper is a 1933 American Pre-Code crime film directed by D. Ross Lederman and starring Regis Toomey.

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The Great Ziegfeld

The Great Ziegfeld is a 1936 American musical drama film directed by Robert Z. Leonard and produced by Hunt Stromberg.

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The Jolson Story

The Jolson Story is a 1946 Technicolor musical biography which purports to tell the life story of singer Al Jolson.

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The Ninth Guest

The Ninth Guest is a 1934 pre-Code murder mystery film starring Donald Cook and Genevieve Tobin as two of the eight guests at a deadly party who are informed by the voice of their unknown host from the radio that they are his enemies - and will all meet his ninth guest: Death.

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The Taming of the Shrew (1929 film)

The Taming of the Shrew (1929) is an American pre-Code film.

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The Yellow Ticket

The Yellow Ticket is a 1931 pre-Code American drama film based on the 1914 play of the same name by Michael Morton, produced by the Fox Film Corporation and directed by Raoul Walsh.

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Those We Love

Those We Love is a 1932 American pre-Code film directed by Robert Florey.

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Torture Money

Torture Money is a 1937 American short crime film directed by Harold S. Bucquet.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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William Jennings Bryan

William Jennings Bryan (March 19, 1860 – July 26, 1925) was an American orator and politician from Nebraska.

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Wilson (1944 film)

Wilson is a 1944 American biographical film in Technicolor about the 28th American President Woodrow Wilson.

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You Can't Take It with You (film)

You Can't Take It with You is a 1938 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Capra, and starring Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, James Stewart and Edward Arnold.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_Maxwell_(actor)

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