George LeMaire

George LeMaire, born Meyer Goldstick,[1] was a vaudeville comedian[2] who appears in several films and worked as a director and producer for Pathé before his death in 1930.[3][4] He was a "veteran straght man" who worked in comedy duos.[5][6] His comedy partners included Eddie Cantor, Joe Phillips,[7] and Louis Simon.[8]

Rufus LeMaire was his brother.

On January 20, 1930 he died from a heart attack.[3]

TheaterEdit

FilmographyEdit

  • Blockade (1928 film), writer
  • Taxi 13 (1928), dialogue writer
  • At the Dentist's (1929)
  • Dancing Around (1929)
  • The Plumbers Are Coming (1929)
  • What A Day![8] (1929)
  • Barber's College (1930)
  • A Tight Squeeze (1930)[12]
  • The New Waiter (1930), a George LeMaire Comedy[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Weinstein, David (November 7, 2017). The Eddie Cantor Story: A Jewish Life in Performance and Politics. Brandeis University Press. ISBN 9781512601343 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "Vaudeville Times". American Museum of Vaudeville. February 22, 2004 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ a b Ward, Richard Lewis (June 2, 2016). When the Cock Crows: A History of the Pathé Exchange. SIU Press. ISBN 9780809334971 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ "DVD Release: Found at "Mostly Lost" ~ Anthony Balducci's Journal". May 3, 2016.
  5. ^ Weinstein, David (November 7, 2017). The Eddie Cantor Story: A Jewish Life in Performance and Politics. Brandeis University Press. ISBN 9781512601343 – via Google Books.
  6. ^ travsd (2014-12-22). "George LeMaire – (Travalanche)". Travsd.wordpress.com. Retrieved 2020-02-23.
  7. ^ Slide, Anthony (March 12, 2012). The Encyclopedia of Vaudeville. Univ. Press of Mississippi. ISBN 9781617032509 – via Google Books.
  8. ^ a b Bradley, Edwin M. (June 14, 2015). The First Hollywood Sound Shorts, 1926-1931. McFarland. ISBN 9781476606842 – via Google Books.
  9. ^ Magee, Jeffrey (April 6, 2012). Irving Berlin's American Musical Theater. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199911639 – via Google Books.
  10. ^ "The Judge". Judge Publishing Company. February 22, 1920 – via Google Books.
  11. ^ a b Hischak, Thomas S. (22 April 2009). Broadway Plays and Musicals: Descriptions and Essential Facts of More Than ... - Thomas S. Hischak - Google Books. ISBN 9780786453092. Retrieved 2020-02-23.
  12. ^ "Exhibitors Herald World". Quigley Publishing Company. February 22, 1930 – via Google Books.
  13. ^ "International Motion Picture Almanac - Google Books". 1936. Retrieved 2020-02-23.

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