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Dudley Murphy (I) (1897–1968)

Dudley Murphy was born on July 10, 1897 in Winchester, Massachusetts, USA. He was a director and writer, known for St. Louis Blues (1929), Black and Tan (1929) and The Emperor Jones (1933). He was married to Katharine Hawley and Virginia. He died on February 22, 1968 in Mexico City, Mexico. See full bio »


(age 70) in Mexico City, Mexico

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Known For

St. Louis Blues
St. Louis Blues Director
Black and Tan
Black and Tan Director
The Emperor Jones
Ballet mécanique


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 1943 Toast of Love
 1941 Alabamy Bound
 1941 Abercrombie Had a Zombie (Short)
 1941 Easy Street (Short) (uncredited)
 1941 Lazybones (Short)
 1941 Merry-Go-Roundup (Short)
 1941 Yes, Indeed! (Short)
 1932 Lesson in Golf (Documentary short)
 1931 He Was Her Man (Short)
 1930 What a Widow! (uncredited)
 1929 Black and Tan (Short)
 1929 St. Louis Blues (Short)
 1929 The Burglar (Short)
 1924 Ballet mécanique (Short)
 1922 Danse macabre (Short)
 1921 The Soul of the Cypress (Short)
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Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Story: "Boarding House Blues" (filmed as Jazz Heaven (1929))

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