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Harry Hershfield (1885–1974)

Harry Hershfield was born on October 13, 1885 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA. He was a writer, known for Desperate Desmond on the Trail Again (1912), Desperate Desmond Abducts Rosamond (1911) and Iska Worreh (1917). He was married to Sarah Janes Isdell. He died on December 15, 1974 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »
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 1917 Abie Kabibble Outwitted His Rival (Short) (comic strip "Abie the Agent")
 1917 Iska Worreh (Short) (comic strip "Abie the Agent")
 1912 Desperate Desmond at the Cannon's Mouth (Short) (comic strip)
 1912 Desperate Desmond on the Trail Again (Short) (comic strip)
 1912 Desperate Desmond Fails (Short) (comic strip)
 1911 Desperate Desmond Foiled by Claude Eclaire (Short) (comic strip)
 1911 Desperate Desmond Abducts Rosamond (Short) (comic strip)
 1911 Desperate Desmond Pursued by Claude Eclaire (Short) (comic strip)
 1911 Desperate Desmond Almost Succeeds (Short) (comic strip)
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 1958-1961 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.129 (1961) ... Himself
- Episode #2.25 (1958) ... Himself
 1951 Penthouse Party (TV Series)
- Episode #1.22 (1951) ... Himself
 1950 Can You Top This (TV Series)
Himself - Comedian
- Episode #1.3 (1950) ... Himself - Comedian
 1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself - Humorist
- Episode #1.8 (1948) ... Himself - Humorist
 1934 Vaudeville on Parade (Short)
Himself - 1st Master of Ceremonies
 1924 The Great White Way

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March 11, 1938 - signed by M-G-M to head the story department of the studio's cartoon division which was producing animated one-reelers featuring "The Captain and The Kids."

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