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Richard Talmadge (1892–1981)

He first came to the USA as a boy member of the famed acrobats, the Mazetti Troupe, that had been engaged by Barnum & Bailey Circus. Richard began in films, supposedly, as a stunt double for Doug Fairbanks, Sr., then graduated to films under his own name. See full bio »

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Known For

The Prince of Pep
The Prince of Pep Dr. James Leland
Let's Go
Let's Go Barry Macklin
Laughing at Danger
Laughing at Danger Alan Remington
Youth and Adventure
Youth and Adventure Reggie Dillingham


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 1967 Casino Royale
Keystone Kop (uncredited)
 1950 Border Outlaws
Wiry (uncredited)
 1950 Fortunes of Captain Blood
Crew Member (uncredited)
 1948 Black Eagle
 1946 Detour to Danger
Driver Hit with Melon (uncredited)
 1943 My Kingdom for a Cook
Workman (uncredited)
 1943 Hitler's Madman
Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1943 Redhead from Manhattan
Fisherman (uncredited)
 1942 Lucky Legs
Sam (uncredited)
 1936 The Speed Reporter
Dick Lawrence
 1936 Step on It
Larry Evans
 1935 Never Too Late
Det. Dick Manning
 1935 The Live Wire
2nd Mate Dick Nelson
 1935 Now or Never
Dick Rainey / Norman Gray
 1935 The Phantom Empire
Thunder Rider Captain (uncredited)
 1935 The Fighting Pilot
Hal Foster
 1934 Pirate Treasure
Dick Moreland
 1933 On Your Guard
The Frisco Kid
 1932 Speed Madness
Bob Stuart
 1932 Get That Girl
Dick Bartlett
 1931 Scareheads
Dick Tanner
 1931 Dancing Dynamite
Dick Barton
 1931 Yankee Don
 1930 The Poor Millionaire
Sidney Thomas / Putt Magee
 1929/I Sonny Boy
 1929 Bachelor's Club
Dick Butler
 1928 The Cavalier
El Caballero / Taki
 1926 The Merry Cavalier
Dick Hemper
 1926 Doubling with Danger
Dick Forsythe
 1926 The Better Man
Lord Hugh Wainwright
 1926 The Broadway Gallant
Monty Barnes
 1926 The Night Patrol
Tom Collins
 1926 The Blue Streak
Richard Manley
 1925 The Prince of Pep
Dr. James Leland
 1925 The New Butler
Richard Butler
 1925 The Isle of Hope
Robert Mackay
 1925/I The Mysterious Stranger
Paul Lesage
 1925 The Fighting Demon
John Drake
 1925 Tearing Through
Richard Jones
 1925 Jimmie's Millions
Jimmie Wicherly
 1925 Youth and Adventure
Reggie Dillingham
 1924 Hail the Hero
 1924 Laughing at Danger
Alan Remington
 1924 Stepping Lively
Dave Allen, the boy
 1924 American Manners
Roy Thomas
 1924 In Fast Company
Perry Whitman Jr
 1924 On Time
Harry Willis
 1923 Let's Go
Barry Macklin
 1923 Danger Ahead
Bruce Randall
 1923 Thru the Flames
Dan Merrill
 1923 Speed King
Jimmy Martin / King Charles
 1922 Lucky Dan
Lucky Dan
 1922 The Cub Reporter
Dick Harvey
 1922 Wildcat Jordan
Dick Jordan
 1922 Putting It Over
Bob Merritt
 1922 Watch Him Step
Dick Underwood
 1921 The Unknown
Dick Talmadge / The Unknown
 1914 Ethel's Roof Party (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
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Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (19 credits)
Show Show Producer (16 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (7 credits)
Show Show Director (7 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
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Show Show Sound department (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Directed the pilot for RKO of a weste4rn series to be called "El Coyote", starring Muriel Davis, a 1956 Olympic gymnastic champion. THe series was to chronicle the the adventures of a "Zorro"-like female avenger.

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Richard Talmage

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Was popular as a foreign star in the Soviet Union. Talmadge had a large presence in the Soviet market as movies made by independent American producers like Talmadge could be more easily, and cheaply imported. Talmadge's films played only in marginal theaters in the United States (due to the tight control of major theater chains by the large producers), and they enjoyed disproportionate success in... See more »


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