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George Houston

Having success on the Broadway stage, he was enticed to Hollywood for some singing work in musicals in the mid 1930s. Hired by Grand National Studios, he appeared in the leading roll for the tuneful seafaring yarn "Captain Calamity," 1936 and as Wild Bill Hickcock in "Frontier Scout," 1938. With the success of singing cowboys in motion pictures, he was signed at MGM staring in "The Great Waltz" and for Warner Brothers in "Blockade," both 1938. From 1939 to 1940, he starred in an eight part short film production "Tales of Billy the Kid" for PRC (Producers Distributing Corporation), but dispite the promotion and previews in theaters the series was never released. He continued acting and his last film was "The Lone Rider," 1942. Cause of death, heart attack.​


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Born:
Jan 11, 1896
Movie/TV Credits:
22
First Appeared:
In the movie Masks and Memories 1934-05-12
Latest Project:
Movie Outlaws of Boulder Pass 1942-11-28
Known For
Poster of The Lone Rider in Cheyenne
Poster of Frontier Scout
Poster of Conquest
Poster of Masks and Memories
Filmography
Movie Outlaws of Boulder Pass Tom Cameron / The Lone Rider 1942-11-28
Movie The Lone Rider and the Bandit Tom Cameron - The Lone Rider 1942-01-16
Movie The Lone Rider in Cheyenne Tom Cameron, aka The Lone Rider 1942-03-20
Movie Border Roundup Tom Cameron (The Lone Rider) 1942-09-18
Movie Texas Justice Tom Cameron aka The Lone Rider 1942-06-05
Movie The Lone Rider Rides On Tom Cameron aka The Lone Rider 1941-01-10
Movie The Lone Rider in Ghost Town Tom 1941-05-16
Movie The Lone Rider Fights Back Tom Cameron - The Lone Rider 1941-12-17
Movie The Lone Rider in Frontier Fury Tom Cameron 1941-08-08
Movie The Lone Rider Ambushed Tom Cameron / Keno Harris 1941-08-29
Movie Laughing at Danger Dan Haggerty 1940-08-12
Movie The Howards of Virginia George Washington 1940-09-19
Movie The Great Waltz Schiller 1938-11-04
Movie Blockade The Troubador 1938-06-17
Movie What Price Safety! Foreman Cooper 1938-02-05
Movie Frontier Scout Wild Bill Hickok 1938-09-16
Movie Marie Antoinette Marquis De St. Priest (uncredited) 1938-08-26
Movie Conquest Grand Marshal George Duroc 1937-10-22
Movie Wallaby Jim of the Islands Wallaby Jim 1937-12-17
Movie Let's Sing Again Leon Alba 1936-05-07
Movie Captain Calamity (Cap't) Bill Jones 1936-11-28
Movie Masks and Memories Uncle Andy 1934-05-12
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