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Elmer Raguse (1901–1972)

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Began his career in films as head of the sound department at Hal Roach Studios. Raguse initially worked as the on-set sound recordist but by 1932 delegated other sound mixers to this task, while Raguse supervised the final mix of the soundtrack. At that time, it was virtually a one-man job, whereas today there are dozens of technicians involved in ...

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Nominated for 8 Oscars. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1966 Stagecoach (sound)
 1966 Our Man Flint (sound)
 1965 Do Not Disturb (sound)
 1965 The Reward (sound)
 1965 Von Ryan's Express (sound)
 1965 Dear Brigitte (sound)
 1964 The Pleasure Seekers (sound)
 1964 Goodbye Charlie (sound)
 1964 Rio Conchos (sound)
 1964 Fate Is the Hunter (sound)
 1964 Shock Treatment (sound)
 1964 McHale's Navy (sound - uncredited)
 1964 What a Way to Go! (sound)
 1963 Move Over, Darling (sound - as Elmer R. Raguse)
 1963 Take Her, She's Mine (sound - as Elmer R. Raguse)
 1959-1960 U.S. Marshal (TV Series) (sound mixer - 10 episodes)
- The Man Who Lived Twice (1960) ... (sound mixer)
- Murder, My Darling (1960) ... (sound mixer)
- Backfire (1960) ... (sound mixer)
- Kill or Be Killed (1960) ... (sound mixer)
- The Triple Cross (1960) ... (sound mixer)
 1953-1957 The Life of Riley (TV Series) (sound - 21 episodes)
- Vacation Plans (1957) ... (sound)
- Do It Yourself (1955) ... (sound)
- Love Comes to Waldo Binney (1955) ... (sound)
- Chicken Ranch (1955) ... (sound)
- Sister Cissy Returns (1955) ... (sound)
 1956 General Electric Summer Originals (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- The Joe E. Brown Show (1956) ... (sound - as E. Raguse)
 1955 Passport to Danger (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- Budapest (1955) ... (sound - as E. Raguse)
 1954-1955 It's a Great Life (TV Series) (sound - 11 episodes)
- Fortune Hunters (1955) ... (sound)
- Foster Father (1955) ... (sound)
- The Night Watchman (1955) ... (sound)
- Winter Sports (1955) ... (sound)
- Friendship (1955) ... (sound)
  The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series) (sound - 42 episodes, 1951 - 1954) (sound director - 12 episodes, 1955)
- Story of the Invisible Glass (1955) ... (sound director)
- The Kingfish Becomes a Press Agent (1955) ... (sound director)
- Kingfish Teaches Andy to Fly (1955) ... (sound director)
- The Insurance Policy (1955) ... (sound director)
- The Uranium Mine (1955) ... (sound director)
 1954 Duffy's Tavern (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- Grand Opening ... (sound)
 1951-1953 Racket Squad (TV Series) (sound - 72 episodes)
- Sting of Fate (1953) ... (sound)
- Romance Unlimited (1953) ... (sound)
- Sale Value (1953) ... (sound - as E. Raguse)
- Take a Little, Leave a Little (1953) ... (sound - as E. Raguse)
- His Brother's Keeper (1953) ... (sound - as E. Raguse)
 1948 Inner Sanctum (sound - as E.R. Raguse)
 1941 Topper Returns (sound recordist - uncredited)
 1940 Saps at Sea (sound recording supervisor - uncredited)
 1939 Of Mice and Men (sound recordist - uncredited)
 1938 Block-Heads (sound re-recording mixer - uncredited) / (sound supervisor - uncredited)
 1937 Topper (sound director - uncredited)
 1937 Way Out West (sound recording supervisor - uncredited)
 1936 General Spanky (sound)
 1936 The Bohemian Girl (recording engineer)
 1935 Bonnie Scotland (recording engineer)
 1935 Vagabond Lady (sound engineer - uncredited)
 1934 Babes in Toyland (recording engineer)
 1932 The Chimp (Short) (sound)
 1932 Any Old Port! (Short) (sound)
 1932 Free Eats (Short) (sound recordist)
 1932 Love Pains (Short) (sound recording engineer)
 1932 Sealskins (Short) (recording engineer)
 1932 Readin' and Writin' (Short) (recording engineer)
 1932 The Tabasco Kid (Short) (sound - as Elmer Roguse)
 1932 Helpmates (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 La señorita de Chicago (Short) (sound)
 1931 Les carottiers (sound engineer)
 1931 On the Loose (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Hasty Marriage (Short) (sound)
 1931 Beau Hunks (Short) (sound)
 1931 Dogs Is Dogs (Short) (sound recording engineer)
 1931 War Mamas (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 What a Bozo! (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 One Good Turn (Short) (sound - as Elmer Roguse)
 1931 Mama Loves Papa (Short) (sound recordist)
 1931 Shiver My Timbers (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 The Pajama Party (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Come Clean (Short) (sound)
 1931 Skip the Maloo! (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Big Ears (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Call a Cop! (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Catch-As Catch-Can (Short) (sound)
 1931 Pardon Us (recording engineer)
 1931 The Panic Is On (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Let's Do Things (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Fly My Kite (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 One of the Smiths (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Spuk um Mitternacht (Short) (sound - uncredited)
 1931 Our Wife (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Air-Tight (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Bargain Day (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Rough Seas (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Los calaveras (sound recordist)
 1931 Love Fever (Short) (sound recording engineer)
 1931 Monerías (sound)
 1931 Laughing Gravy (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Little Daddy (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 The Pip from Pittsburg (Short) (sound recording engineer)
 1931 El alma de la fiesta (sound)
 1931 High Gear (Short) (sound recording engineer)
 1931 Chickens Come Home- (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Glückliche Kindheit (Short) (sound)
 1931 Be Big! (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Thundering Tenors (Short) (recording engineer)
 1931 Blood and Thunder (Short) (sound recordist)
 1931 Helping Grandma (Short) (recording engineer) / (sound engineer)
 1930 Chercheuses d'or (sound)
 1930 El jugador de golf (Short) (sound)
 1930 El príncipe del dólar (sound)
 1930 Ladrones (Short) (sound)
 1930 Le joueur de golf (sound)
 1930 Radiomanía (Short) (sound)
 1930 Tiembla y Titubea (Short) (sound recording engineer)
 1930 High C's (Short) (recording)
 1930 Ladies Last (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 Another Fine Mess (Short) (recording)
 1930 School's Out (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 Looser Than Loose (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 Bigger and Better (Short) (recording)
 1930 Noche de duendes (sound)
 1930 Teacher's Pet (Short) (sound recording engineer)
 1930 Dollar Dizzy (Short) (recording)
 1930 Doctor's Orders (Short) (recording)
 1930 The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 Pups Is Pups (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 Locuras de amor (sound)
 1930 Fast Work (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 A Tough Winter (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 The King (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 Hog Wild (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 Fifty Million Husbands (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 Bear Shooters (Short) (sound recording engineer)
 1930 The Shrimp (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 Below Zero (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 All Teed Up (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 La vida nocturna (Short) (sound)
 1930 When the Wind Blows (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 Brats (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 Whispering Whoopee (Short) (sound)
 1930 The First Seven Years (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 The Fighting Parson (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 Blotto (Short) (sound)
 1930 The Real McCoy (Short) (recording engineer)
 1930 Shivering Shakespeare (Short) (recording engineer) / (sound)
 1930 Night Owls (Short) (recording engineer)
 1929 Moan & Groan, Inc. (Short) (recording engineer)
 1929 Skirt Shy (Short) (recording engineer)
 1929 The Hoose-Gow (Short) (sound recording engineer)
 1929 Bouncing Babies (Short) (recording engineer)
 1929 They Go Boom! (Short) (sound recording engineer)
 1929 Boxing Gloves (Short) (sound recording engineer)
 1929 Lazy Days (Short) (recording engineer)
 1929 Men O'War (Short) (sound - uncredited)
 1929 Railroadin' (Short) (recording engineer - uncredited)
 1929 Small Talk (Short) (recording engineer)
 1929/I Hurdy Gurdy (Short) (recording engineer)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

E.R. Raguse | E. Raguse | Elmer A. Raguse | Elmer R. Raguse | Elmer Roguse
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Began his career in films as head of the sound department at Hal Roach Studios. Raguse initially worked as the on-set sound recordist but by 1932 delegated other sound mixers to this task, while Raguse supervised the final mix of the soundtrack. At that time, it was virtually a one-man job, whereas today there are dozens of technicians involved in post-production sound mix. At a smaller studio ... See more »

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