Tote Du Crow
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Tote Du Crow (also known as George Skyrock or Shyroch) was a film actor and circus performer who acted in many silent films during the early days of Hollywood.
Tote Du Crow
|Born||January 1, 1858|
|Died||December 12, 1927|
Los Angeles, California, USA
|Other names||George Skyrock|
|Occupation||Film actor, circus performer, vaudevillian|
|Relatives||Daniel DuCrow (brother)|
Tote was born in Watsonville, California, to parents of Castilian and French origins. According to some accounts, as children, Tote and his brother Daniel ran away from home to join the circus; other sources say their father apprenticed them out to a circus showman.
He played 36 minor roles from 1915 until his death. His last film is The Blue Streak from 1926.
- The Americano (1916) as Alberto de Castille
- The Fighting Trail (1917)
- Rimrock Jones (1918)
- Treasure of the Sea (1918)
- The Ghost Flower (1918)
- Hugon, The Mighty (1918)
- The Prospector's Vengeance (1920)
- Hair Trigger Stuff (1920)
- The Rattler's Hiss (1920)
- The Moon Riders (1920)
- The Mark of Zorro (1920) as Bernardo, Zorro's deaf / mute assistant
- The White Horseman (1921)
- The Man of the Forest (1921)
- The Vermilion Pencil (1922)
- The Pride of Palomar (1922)
- The Social Buccaneer (1923)
- Thundergate (1923)
- The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
- Little Robinson Crusoe (1924)
- The Saddle Hawk (1925)
- Don Q, Son of Zorro (1925) as Bernardo
- Spook Ranch (1925)
- The Blue Streak (1926)
- "Clown Seeks Divorce". The San Francisco Call. 21 August 1909. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
- "Clowns—Their Life, Sorrows, and Work". Oakland Tribune. 13 June 1909. Retrieved 27 March 2021.
- Lee, Ann (10 June 1928). "Circus Time Brings Memories to Famous Clown of Yesteryear". The Pittsburgh Press. The Pittsburgh Press. p. 16. Retrieved 30 March 2018 – via Newspapers.com. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Screenings". Muncie Evening Press. Indiana, Muncie. 8 March 1924. p. 2. Retrieved 30 March 2018 – via Newspapers.com. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)