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Julius Tannen (1880–1965)

Julius Tannen was one of the first vaudeville stand-up comedians. He never used props, sets, costumes or stooges. He just put on his hat, walked on stage, took it off, and did his monologue, then put his hat on again and walked off. This was rather revolutionary in his day and Tannen paved the way for many stand-ups to come, such as Bob Hope, ... See full bio »

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Stowaway First Mate
Unfaithfully Yours
Christmas in July
Christmas in July Mr. Zimmerman
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek


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 1959 Last Train from Gun Hill
Horseshoe Cleaning Man (uncredited)
 1958 The Last Hurrah
Mr. Kowalsky (uncredited)
 1958 Once Upon a Horse...
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1958 I Married a Woman
Tim Smith - Sutton Advertising (uncredited)
 1957 Loving You
Frank - Manager of Buckhorn Tavern (uncredited)
 1952 Carrie
John (uncredited)
 1952 Clash by Night
Waiter (uncredited)
 1952 Singin' in the Rain
Man in Talking Pictures Demonstration (uncredited)
 1951 The People Against O'Hara
Toby Baum (uncredited)
 1951 Grounds for Marriage
Music Editor (uncredited)
 1949 Always Leave Them Laughing
Mr. H. Clurman (uncredited)
 1948 Unfaithfully Yours
 1947 The Sin of Harold Diddlebock
Nearsighted Banker
 1946 A Scandal in Paris
Bank of Paris Manager (uncredited)
 1945 The Dolly Sisters
Man (uncredited)
 1945 Nob Hill
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1944 House of Frankenstein
 1944 The Great Moment
Professor Charles T. Jackson (as Julian Tannen)
 1943 The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
Mr. Rafferty
 1942 The Palm Beach Story
Proprietor of Store (uncredited)
 1942 The Big Street
Judge Bamberger (uncredited)
 1942 Two Yanks in Trinidad
Doctor (uncredited)
 1942 The Ghost of Frankenstein
Sektal (uncredited)
 1941 Harvard, Here I Come!
Prof. Anthony
 1941 Confessions of Boston Blackie
Dr. Crane (uncredited)
 1941 Sullivan's Travels
Public Defender (uncredited)
 1941 The Lady Eve
Lawyer (uncredited)
 1940 No, No, Nanette
Disturbed Airline Passenger (uncredited)
 1940 Bitter Sweet
Schlick's Companion (uncredited)
 1940 Christmas in July
Mr. Zimmerman
 1940 The Lady in Question
Judge of the Court (uncredited)
 1940 The Mortal Storm
3rd Colleague
 1940 The Lone Wolf Strikes
Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1940 Remember the Night
Jury Member (uncredited)
 1939 Danger Flight
 1939 The Magnificent Fraud
American Businessman (uncredited)
 1939 The Lady and the Mob
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1938 A Man to Remember
Hospital Administrator (uncredited)
 1938 Goodbye Broadway
Caldeway (uncredited)
 1938 Love Is a Headache
Mr. Hillier
 1937 Mama Runs Wild
C. Preston Simms
 1937 Fair Warning
Mr. Taylor
 1937 Love Is News
 1936 One in a Million
 1936 Stowaway
First Mate
 1936 Reunion
Sam Fisher
 1936 Pigskin Parade
Dr. Burke
 1936 Dimples
 1936 Sing, Baby, Sing
Kansas City Radio Station Manager (uncredited)
 1936 36 Hours to Kill
Dr. Borden
 1936 Sins of Man
Advertising Man (uncredited)
 1936 The Road to Glory
Lt. Tannen
 1936 Half Angel
City Editor
 1936 Collegiate
Detective Browning
 1936 King of Burlesque
Auctioneer (uncredited)
 1935 Stranded
Man at Train Terminal (uncredited)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

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Tannen achieved screen immortality with his hilarious cameo as the shifty-eyed on-camera spokesman for "Motion pictures that talk!" from the Hollywood party scene in Singin' in the Rain. See more »

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