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Earl Carroll (I) (1893–1948)

Producer, director, composer, songwriter and composer; Earl Carroll was part Billy Rose, a little Busby Berkeley and part Michael Todd. He was a staff writer for a New York publishing company between 1912 and 1917, then served in the US Army Air Force during World War I. He produced and directed the Broadway musicals "Earl Carroll Vanities" (11 ... See full bio »

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 1967 Who's That Knocking at My Door (writer: "Ain't That Just Like Me?" - uncredited)
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.44 (1965) ... (writer: "Ain't That Just Like Me")
 1964 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.27 (1964) ... (writer: "Ain't That Just Like Me")
 1944 The Merry Monahans (lyrics: "Isle D'Amour" - uncredited)
 1940 A Night at Earl Carroll's (lyrics: "One Look at You", "Cali-Conga" - uncredited)
 1929 So Long Letty (writer: "So Long Letty" - uncredited)
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 1934 Murder at the Vanities (based upon the play by)
 1923 Bavu (play)
 1919 12.10 (writer)
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 1940 A Night at Earl Carroll's (producer)
 1937 Love Is News (associate producer)
 1936 Stowaway (associate producer)
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 1940 A Night at Earl Carroll's
Earl Carroll
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 1946 Peeks at Hollywood (Short)
Himself (uncredited)
 1933 Costuming the Vanities (Short documentary)
Narrator
 1916 Animated Weekly, No. 50 (Documentary short)
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Stage: Produced / conceived "Earl Carroll's Vanities" on Broadway. Musical revue. Music by Harold Arlen. Book by Jack McGowan. Lyrics by Ted Koehler. Additional dialogue by Eugene Conrad. Music orchestrated by Edward Powell. Featuring songs with lyrics by Edward Heyman, Haven Gillespie, Charles Tobias, Sidney Clare and Will Fyffe. ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »
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Actor Jack Oakie's ex-wife, Vevita Varden, also died on the plane with Carroll and Wallace. Co-incidentally, Oakie was probably the actor most closely associated with Earl Carroll in films (Murder at the Vanities (1934)). See more »

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Virgo

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