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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

Jeep-Herders Stunts
(1945)
(1931)
Now or Never Stunts
(1935)
Detour to Danger Driver Hit with Melon
(1946)

Filmography

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 1962 How the West Was Won (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1960 Flaming Star (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1960 North to Alaska (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1958 From Hell to Texas (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1957 Oh, Men! Oh, Women! (stager of fights - uncredited)
 1954 Prince Valiant (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1952 Diplomatic Courier (stunts - uncredited)
 1950 Border Outlaws (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1949 Samson and Delilah (stunts - uncredited)
 1948 Black Eagle (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1945 Jeep-Herders (stunts - uncredited)
 1944 Frenchman's Creek (stunt double - uncredited)
 1943 Crime Doctor (stunt double)
 1943 The Desperadoes (stunts - uncredited)
 1943 Redhead from Manhattan (stunts - uncredited)
 1940 Santa Fe Marshal (stunts - uncredited)
 1939 The Real Glory (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1939 Beau Geste (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1938 Spawn of the North (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1937 Souls at Sea (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1936 The Speed Reporter (stunts - uncredited)
 1936 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (stunts - uncredited)
 1936 Step on It (stunts - uncredited)
 1935 The Live Wire (stunts - uncredited)
 1935 Get That Man (stunts - uncredited)
 1935 Now or Never (stunts - uncredited)
 1935 The Phantom Empire (stunts - uncredited)
 1935 The Fighting Pilot (stunts - uncredited)
 1934 The Vanishing Shadow (stunt performer - uncredited)
 1934 Pirate Treasure (stunt performer - uncredited)
 1932 The Devil Horse (stunts - uncredited)
 1932 Speed Madness (stunts - uncredited)
 1932 Get That Girl (stunts - uncredited)
 1931 The Lightning Warrior (stunts - uncredited)
 1931 Danger Island (stunt double - uncredited)
 1931 Dancing Dynamite (stunts - uncredited)
 1931 Yankee Don (stunts - uncredited)
 1930 The Lone Defender (stunts - uncredited)
 1929 The Lawless Legion (stunt double - uncredited)
 1928 The Cavalier (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1927 The Gaucho (stunts - uncredited)
 1926 The Black Pirate (stunts - uncredited)
 1926 The Blue Streak (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1925 The Prince of Pep (stunt conceiver) / (stunts)
 1925 The Isle of Hope (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1925 The Fighting Demon (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1925 Tearing Through (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1925 Jimmie's Millions (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1925 Youth and Adventure (stunts conceived by)
 1924 Laughing at Danger (stunts)
 1924 Stepping Lively (stunts - uncredited)
 1924 In Fast Company (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1924 On Time (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1923 Let's Go (stunts - uncredited)
 1923 Three Jumps Ahead (stunts - uncredited)
 1922 Robin Hood (stunts - uncredited)
 1921 The Three Musketeers (stunts - uncredited)
 1921/I The Nut (stunts)
 1920 The Mark of Zorro (fight choreographer - uncredited)
 1920 The Mollycoddle (stunts)
 1914 The Million Dollar Mystery (stunts - uncredited)
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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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Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

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 »

Nickname:

Sylvester Metzetti

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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