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Harry Jans (1898–1962)

Harry Jans was born on June 6, 1898 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for Wild People (1933), Two Good Boys Gone Wrong (1929) and Smartest Girl in Town (1936). He died on February 4, 1962 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Wild People
Wild People Mr. Jans
Smartest Girl in Town
Smartest Girl in Town Terry - Gwen's Husband
Two in Revolt
Two in Revolt Crane - Mason Henchman


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 1937 Bad Guy
Mike O'Neill - Gambler (uncredited)
 1937 Sea Devils
Coast Guard Seaman (uncredited)
 1937 Don't Tell the Wife
Martin - Salesman (uncredited)
 1937 Racing Lady
 1936 That Girl from Paris
Ship's Purser (uncredited)
 1936 Smartest Girl in Town
Terry - Gwen's Husband
 1936 Without Orders
Passenger Seeing Len Bail Out (uncredited)
 1936 Don't Turn 'em Loose
Vic - Henchman
 1936 Grand Jury
'Sully' Sullivan
 1936 The Last Outlaw
Jess - Henchman
 1936 Special Investigator
Cy Adams
 1936 Murder on a Bridle Path
Addie, Reporter
 1936 Two in Revolt
Crane - Mason Henchman
 1933 Wild People (Short)
Mr. Jans
 1929 Two Good Boys Gone Wrong (Short)
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 1933 Wild People (Short) (performer: "They Give 'em This" - uncredited)
 1929 Two Good Boys Gone Wrong (Short) (performer: "At Sundown", "Baby - Oh Where Can You Be?" - uncredited)
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 1935 Revue a la Carte (Short)
Himself - Harry Jans - Master of Ceremonies

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In February, 1935, teamed up with comedian Bert Wheeler for a vaudeville engagement in Chicago. Jans found that Wheeler was making four figures a week (Jans' fee was three digits), and found that Wheeler's name was on the marquee in enormous letters above Jans' tiny name. The engagement was never repeated.

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