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James Newill (1911–1975)

Newill, one of Hollywood's largely unsung singing cowboys, began his career as a tenor with the Los Angeles Light Opera company in the early 30's. By the middle of the decade, he fronted the microphone as a vocalist with various society orchestras, including those of Gus Arnheim, Phil Harris and Eddy Duchin. He was briefly on air with the Burns & ... See full bio »

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Spook Town
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Border Buckaroos
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Boss of Rawhide
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 1944 Gunsmoke Mesa
Jim Steele (as Jim Newill)
 1944 Brand of the Devil
Jim Steele (as Jim Newill)
 1944 Spook Town
Texas Ranger Jim Steele (as Jim Newill)
 1944 The Pinto Bandit
Jim Steele (as Jim Newill)
 1944 Guns of the Law
Jim Steele (as Jim Newill)
 1944 Outlaw Roundup
Jim Steele (as Jim Newill)
 1943 Boss of Rawhide
Texas Ranger Jim Steele (as Jim Newill)
 1943 Trail of Terror
Jim Steele (as Jim Newill)
 1943 Fighting Valley
Texas Ranger Jim Steele (as Jim Newill)
 1943 Border Buckaroos
Jim Steel (as Jim Newill)
 1943 Bombardier
Capt. Rand
 1943 West of Texas
Texas Ranger Jim Steele (as Jim Newill)
 1942 The Falcon's Brother
Paul Harrington
 1939 Crashing Thru
Sergeant Renfrew
 1939 Fighting Mad
Sergeant Renfrew
 1937 Something to Sing About
Jimmy - Band Member
 1937 Sing While You're Able
Radio Singer
 1935 The Affair of Susan
Singer (uncredited)
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Album: "The Lord Is My Shepherd" (Decca), 1953

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Jim Newill

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