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George K. Arthur (1899–1985)

The son of a travelling salesman and a department store merchandise demonstrator, Arthur was obliged to fend for himself from an early age, selling newspapers and working at starvation wages for a condiment manufacturer. Although underage, he escaped from this life by joining the Bugle Corps at the outset of World War One. His experience in army ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

The Salvation Hunters
Spring Fever
Spring Fever Eustace Tewksbury
The Boob
The Boob Peter Good
The Wheels of Chance


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 1935 Vanessa: Her Love Story
 1934 Stand Up and Cheer!
Dance Director (uncredited)
 1934 Riptide
 1933 Blind Adventure
Drunk at Party
 1933 Looking Forward
Mr. Tressitt, Salesman
 1933 Pleasure Cruise
 1932 Where Is This Lady?
Gustl Linzer
 1932 Summer Daze (Short)
 1931 Lime Juice Nights (Short)
 1931 Dumbbells in Derbies (Short)
 1931 A Put Up Job (Short)
 1930 Knights Before Christmas (Short)
 1930 Dizzy Dates (Short)
 1930 Broken Wedding Bells (Short)
 1930 Men Without Skirts (Short)
 1930 The Rounder (Short)
Alfred Brown
 1929 China Bound
 1929 All at Sea
Rollo the Great
 1928 Show People
George K. Arthur (uncredited)
 1928 Brotherly Love
 1928 Detectives
 1928 Circus Rookies
Francis Byrd
 1928 Wickedness Preferred
 1928 Baby Mine
Jimmy Hemingway
 1927 Spring Fever
Eustace Tewksbury
 1927 The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg
Drunk Student (uncredited)
 1927 The Gingham Girl
Johnny Cousins
 1927 Tillie the Toiler
Benjamin Franklin Whipple
 1927 Rookies
Greg Lee
 1927 Lovers?
 1926 When the Wife's Away
Billy Winthrop
 1926 Bardelys the Magnificent
St. Eustache
 1926 Almost a Lady
 1926 The Waning Sex
Hamilton Day
 1926 The Boy Friend
Book Agent
 1926 Sunny Side Up
Bert Jackson
 1926 The Boob
Peter Good
 1926 Kiki
 1926 Exquisite Sinner
Colonel's orderly
 1925 Sun-Up
 1925 Her Sister from Paris
Robert Well
 1925 Pretty Ladies
Roger Van Horn
 1925 Lady of the Night
'Chunky' Dunn
 1925 The Salvation Hunters
The Boy
 1924 Flames of Desire
Lionel Caryll
 1923 Hollywood
Lem Lefferts
 1923 The Cause of all the Trouble (Short)
Jimmy Rodney
 1923 Madness of Youth
Ted Banning
 1923 Paddy the Next Best Thing
 1922 Love's Influence
Johnny O'Hara
 1922 Flames of Passion
 1922 The Wheels of Chance
 1922 Lamp in the Desert
Tony Denvers
 1921 A Dear Fool
John Denison
 1919/I Spring Fever (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Phonograph record: "Have a Little Faith in Me", for Brunswick (Cat. #4733), recorded 1930. See more »

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Alternate Names:

George Arthur | Arthur


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Arthur bequeathed his papers to Columbia University. Among these is said to be an unfinished autobiography. See more »

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