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Georges Carpentier (I) (1894–1975)

Georges Carpentier was a French boxer who reigned as the world's light heavyweight champion in 1920-22. He is best remembered for his fight for the world's heavyweight crown with champ Jack Dempsey, one of the highlights of the Roaring Twenties. Born on January 12, 1894, in Liévin, Pas-de-Calais, France, he first fought professionally as a ... See full bio »


(age 81) in Paris, France

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 1934 Toboggan
Georges Romanet
 1930 Hold Everything
Georges La Verne
 1929 The Show of Shows
Boulevardier in 'If I Could Learn to Love' Number
 1928 Pathetic Symphony
Paul Roland
 1922 A Gypsy Cavalier
Valerius Carew
 1920 The Wonder Man
Henri D'Alour
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 1930 Hold Everything (performer: "When The Little Red Roses Get the Blues For You", "You're The Cream In My Coffee", "Sing A Little Theme Song" ("All Alone Together"), "To Know You Is To Love You")
 1929 The Show of Shows (performer: "If I Could Learn to Love" (1929) - uncredited)
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 1973 Parkinson (TV Series)
- Episode #3.2 (1973) ... Himself
 1972 Spéciale Maurice Chevalier (TV Movie)
 1964 Chance at Love
Himself (segment "Les interviews-vérités")
 1929 Georges Carpentier in 'Naughty But Nice' (Short)
Himself - Boxing Champion / Actor / Singer / ...
 1914 Le roman de Carpentier (Short)
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 2000 Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing (TV Movie documentary)
 1976 Singing During the Occupation (Documentary)
 1976 ABC's Wide World of Sports (TV Series)
- Episode dated 14 February 1976 (1976) ... Himself
 1968 Legendary Champions (Documentary)

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