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Frank Whitbeck (1882–1963)

Frank Whitbeck was born on July 17, 1882 in Rochester, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Forecast (1945), Battleground (1949) and Annie Get Your Gun (1950). He died on December 23, 1963 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Forecast
Forecast Narrator
(1945)
Battleground
Battleground Trailer Narrator
(1949)
Annie Get Your Gun
Annie Get Your Gun Trailer Narrator
(1950)
Random Harvest
Random Harvest Trailer Narrator
(1942)

Filmography

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 1950 Annie Get Your Gun
Trailer Narrator (uncredited)
 1949 Battleground
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1949 The Great Sinner
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1948 Command Decision
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1948 State of the Union
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1945 Forecast (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1944 Twenty Years After (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1943 Presenting Lily Mars
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1942 Personalities (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1942 Stand by for Action
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1942 We Must Have Music (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1942 Random Harvest
Trailer Narrator (uncredited)
 1942 Fingers at the Window
Trailer Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1942 The Bugle Sounds
Prologue Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq.
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1940 The Mortal Storm
Trailer Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1940 Waterloo Bridge
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1940 Edison, the Man
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1940 Young Tom Edison
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1939 Babes in Arms
Trailer Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1939 The Ash Can Fleet (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1939 Ice Antics (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1939 Burn 'Em Up O'Connor
Voice of Newsreel Announcer (uncredited)
 1939 Houston Post Contest Winners Arrive in Los Angeles (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1938 Sweethearts
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1938 Boys Town
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1938 Come Across (Short)
Police Broadcaster (voice, uncredited)
 1938 Arsène Lupin Returns
Radio Broadcaster (voice, uncredited)
 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry
Racetrack Public Address Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1937 Decathlon Champion: The Story of Glenn Morris (Short)
Public Address Announcer at Olympics (voice, uncredited)
 1937 Conquest
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1937 The Grand Bounce (Short)
Radio News Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1937 Lest We Forget (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1937 Man of the People
Radio Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1936 Romeo and Juliet
Trailer Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1936 We Went to College
Football Game Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1932 Fast Life
Announcer (uncredited)
 1932 Are You Listening?
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1930s - 1950s) Narrated several hundred theatrical trailers for MGM features.
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Trivia:

Longtime chief of publicity/exploitation at MGM.

Star Sign:

Cancer

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