Hartman, Paul, 1904-1973

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Paul Hartman was born in 1910 in San Francisco, CA; studied dancing with his aunt, Flora Norris; made stage debut at age of six weeks at the Tivoli Opera House, San Francisco, and first speaking role in the same theater in Johnny comes marching home (1912); graduated from UC Berkeley; became dancer, actor, magician and singer; married dancer, actress, and singer Grace Barrett; they appeared in vaudeville in the act, Hartman and Barrett, and toured the Far East, Europe and the US; in New York, they played at the Empire Room of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel and the Plaza Hotel, and appeared at the Dorchester in London; Paul Hartman made his Broadway debut in Ballyhoo of 1932, going on to play Alexander Throttlebottom in Of thee I sing (1952), Cap'n Andy in Show boat (1956), and Hines in The pajama game (1957); appeared in five films, including Inherit the wind (1960); appeared in television programs, including The Hartmans at home, The twilight zone, Have gun will travel, The Lucy show, The Ed Sullivan show, and I've got a secret; received the Lambs Award for his contribution to the American theater (1958); he died on Oct. 2, 1973.

From the description of Papers, 1935-1965. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39215013

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Paul Hartman was born in 1910 in San Francisco, California; studied dancing with his aunt, Flora Norris; made stage debut at age of six weeks at the Tivoli Opera House, San Francisco, and first speaking role in the same theater in Johnny Comes Marching Home (1912); graduated from University of California at Berkeley; became dancer, actor, magician and singer; married dancer, actress, and singer Grace Barrett; they appeared in vaudeville in the act, Hartman and Barrett, and toured the Far East, Europe and the United States; in New York, they played at the Empire Room of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel and the Plaza Hotel, and appeared at the Dorchester in London; Paul Hartman made his Broadway debut in Ballyhoo of 1932, going on to play Alexander Throttlebottom in Of thee I Sing (1952), Cap'n Andy in Show Boat (1956), and Hines in The Pajama Game (1957); appeared in five films, including Inherit the Wind (1960); appeared in television programs, including The Hartmans at Home, The Twilight Zone, Have Gun Will Travel, The Lucy Show, The Ed Sullivan Show, and I've Got a Secret ; received the Lambs Award for his contribution to the American theater (1958); he died on October 2, 1973.

From the guide to the Paul Hartman Papers, 1935-1965, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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referencedIn The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1940-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Hartman, Paul, 1904-1973. Papers, 1935-1965. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Lewis, Irwin. "Studio one"-- The hero / by Irwin Lewis. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Paul Hartman Papers, 1935-1965 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
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Birth 1904-03-01

Death 1973-10-02

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