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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 Stocks and Blondes (1928), ...One Third of a Nation... (1939) and Alex the Great (1928). He was married to Katharine Hawley and Virginia. He died on February 22, 1968 in Mexico City, Mexico. See full bio »

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(age 70) in Mexico City, Mexico

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Known For

(1928)
Alex the Great Director
(1928)
High Speed Lee Director
(1923)

Filmography

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

Story: "Boarding House Blues" (filmed as Jazz Heaven (1929))

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He has directed three films that have been selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant: St. Louis Blues (1929), Black and Tan Fantasy (1929) and The Emperor Jones (1933). See more »

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