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Billy Butterfield (1917–1988)

Studied playing the cornet while attending school in Wyoming, then switched to violin, bass and trombone before settling on trumpet as his instrument of choice. For a while, it seemed that Billy would embark on a medical career at Transylvania College in Kentucky, but he became so popular performing with the college dance orchestras that, in ... See full bio »
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The Cider House Rules
Second Chorus
Second Chorus Trumpet Player
The Mike Douglas Show
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Musician
Floor Show
Floor Show Himself


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 1953 Danger (TV Series)
Trumpeter - dubbing for Steve Allen
- Flamingo (1953) ... Trumpeter - dubbing for Steve Allen
 1940 Second Chorus
Trumpet Player (uncredited)
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 1999 The Cider House Rules (performer: "My Ideal")
 1940 Second Chorus (performer: "Sugar", "Sweet Sue Just You", "Double Mellow" - uncredited)
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 1940 Second Chorus (musician: trumpet dubbing for Burgess Meredith - uncredited)
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 1962 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Musician
- Episode #1.24 (1962) ... Himself - Musician
- Episode #1.18 (1962) ... Himself - Musician
 1949 Adventures in Jazz (TV Series)
- Episode #1.18 (1949) ... Himself
 1949 Floor Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1949) ... Himself
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 1956 Jazz Ball (TV Movie documentary)
Himself as Billie Butterfield

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