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Gus Van (1887–1968)

Gus Van was born on August 12, 1887 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as August von Glahn. He died on March 12, 1968 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Deviled Hams Satan
(1937)
Bank Notes Emcee / Singer
(1939)
Atlantic City Gus Van
(1944)

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 2013 BioShock Infinite (Video Game) (performer: "Ain't We Got Fun?" (1921) - uncredited)
  Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- A Dangerous Maid (2011) ... (performer: "All She'd Say Was Uhm Hum" - uncredited) / (writer: "All She'd Say Was Uhm Hum" - uncredited)
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 1997) (writer - 1 episode, 1997)
- Vaudeville (1997) ... (performer: "Pastafazoola", "Hungry Women", "Chinese Firecrackers" - uncredited) / (writer: "Pastafazoola" - uncredited)
 1951 The Naughty Twenties (Documentary short) (performer: "Crazy Words - Crazy Tune (Vo-do-de-o)")
 1944 Atlantic City (performer: "THAT'S HOW YOU CAN TELL THEY'RE IRISH")
 1943 The More the Merrier (music: "Don't Try to Steal the Sweetheart of a Soldier" (1917) - uncredited)
 1939 Bank Notes (Short) (performer: "She Knows Her Onions", "I'm an Old Fashioned Guy")
 1937 Deviled Hams (Short) (performer: "Rockin' Chair", "All God's Chillun' Got Rhythm" - uncredited)
 1930 They Learned About Women (lyrics: "Dougherty Is the Name" (1929), "I'm an Old-Fashioned Guy" (1929) - uncredited) / (performer: "Ain't You, Baby?" (1929), "Does My Baby Love?" (1929), "Harlem Madness" (1929), "He's That Kind of a Pal" (1929), "Ten Sweet Mamas" (1929), "Dougherty Is the Name" (1929), "I'm an Old-Fashioned Guy" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929/I Metro Movietone Revue (Short) (performer: " (If You Want to Miss a Heaven on Earth) Stay Out of the South")
 1928/II Gus Van and Joe Schenck (Short) (performer: "Chinese Firecrackers", "Away Down South in Heaven")
 1928/I Gus Van and Joe Schenck (Short) (performer: "Pastafazoola", "Hungry Women" - uncredited) / (writer: "Pastafazoola" - uncredited)
 1927 Van and Schenck 'The Pennant Winning Battery of Songland' (Short) (performer: "Me Too", "Hard-to-Get Gertie", "She Knows Her Onions")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Century Girl. Musical revue. Music by Victor Herbert and Irving Berlin (also lyrics) and Henry Blossom. Musical Direction by Louis F. Gottschalk [final Broadway production] and Max Hoffmann. Additional music by Helen Trix, L. Wolfe Gilbert, Carey Morgan and James Kendis. Additional lyrics by Helen Trix, Harry B. Smith, L. ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Van and Schenck | Van and Schenk

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

One half of the vaudeville/Broadway comedy team Van & Schenck (with Joe Schenck).

Star Sign:

Leo

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