Johnny Arthur
Johnny Arthur
Johnny Arthur was an American stage and motion picture actor.
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Silent star Lon Chaney films speak volumes; TCM Summer Under The Stars August 15 -
Google News - over 5 years
Despite the title and lead character, it's a comedy which also stars Johnny Arthur, Gertrude Olmstead and others. A once brilliant scientist, hie now intends on performing experimental operations in oder to discover the secrets of eternal life
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Last of '48 Games stars dies -
Google News - almost 6 years
Other boxers in that squad were heavyweight Johnny Arthur, light-heavyweight George Hunter, middleweight Ken la Grange, welterweight Duggie du Preez, lightweight Gerald Dreyer, featherweight Dennis Shepherd and bantamweight Vic Toweel
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What's On Sunday
NYTimes - almost 7 years
8 P.M. (13, 49) NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT (2010) This annual tribute will honor the widows of fallen servicemen in Iraq and Afghanistan, the 60th anniversary of the start of the Korean War and the more than 125,000 World War I and II soldiers buried in foreign lands. Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna team up for the fifth time as hosts of this live
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The World Shrugs at a Massacre, and Liberians Ask Why
NYTimes - almost 22 years
When marauders from one of Liberia's myriad armed militias surrounded the village of Yosi one morning in early April, they ordered everyone to gather in an open field, but some of the villagers balked. Johnny Arthur, a wrinkled 55-year-old farmer who had already been displaced four times by militia attacks on other villages, sat with his legs
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NYTimes - over 31 years
MUMS DAY There is a particular riot of color these days in the great Enid A. Haupt Conservatory of the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, at Southern Boulevard and Pelham Parkway opposite Fordham University and the zoo (220-8700). This splash of tints comes from the thousands of blooms displayed for the Fifth Annual Japanese Chrysanthemum
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Johnny Arthur
  • 1951
    Age 67
    Arthur died on December 31, 1951 at the Motion Picture Country Home.
    More Details Hide Details He was buried at the charitable expense of the Motion Picture Fund in Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery, but left in an unmarked grave for 60 years until the Friends of Dearly Departed Tours and raised the funds for a gravestone and placed one in November 2012.
  • 1942
    Age 58
    Arthur is perhaps most remembered for his appearances as Darla Hood's father in Hal Roach's Our Gang shorts. Most of his later roles were unbilled bits, with the notable exception of the 1942 serial, The Masked Marvel.
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  • 1934
    Age 50
    When the Production Code took effect on July 1, 1934, the "pansy" characters played by Arthur were banned from all Hollywood movies.
    More Details Hide Details He spent the rest of the 1930s playing fussy, long-suffering wimps, albeit certifiably "masculine roles". This new character served him well in low-budget films like The Ghost Walks, The Natzy Nuisance, Ellis Island and Danger on the Air, as well as big budget pictures like Crime and Punishment and Road to Singapore.
  • 1923
    Age 39
    Born John Lennox Arthur Williams in Scottdale, Pennsylvania, Arthur was a veteran of twenty-five years on stage before he made his screen debut in 1923's The Unknown Purple.
    More Details Hide Details Arthur's screen personality was nebulous enough to allow him to play the romantic lead in the Lon Chaney vehicle The Monster (1925). With the coming of sound, Arthur developed his first comedic image, a limp-wristed, ultra-effeminate "Nancy Boy" in films such as The Desert Song (1929), She Couldn't Say No (1930), and Penrod and Sam (1931).
  • 1883
    Born on May 20, 1883.
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