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Kenneth Casey

born on 10/1/1899 in New York City, NY, United States

died on 10/8/1965 in Cornwall, NY, United States

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Kenneth Casey

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Kenneth Casey (January 10, 1899 – August 10, 1965) was an American composer, publisher, author, and child movie star in early silents.

Biography

Born in New York City, Casey worked as a child actor in over thirty films for Vitagraph Studios between the years 1909 and 1913.[1] He appeared with a young Moe Howard in the 1909 picture We Must Do Our Best. Howard later became famous as one of The Three Stooges.

As a songwriter, Casey is best remembered for writing the lyrics to "Sweet Georgia Brown" in 1925.[2]

Filmography

  • We Must Do Our Best, directed by Van Dyke Brooke (1909)
  • Mario's Swan Song (1910)
  • Over the Garden Wall (1910)
  • Chew Chew Land; or, The Adventures of Dolly and Jim (1910)
  • Two Waifs and a Stray (1910)
  • A Lunatic at Large (1910)
  • Ransomed; or, A Prisoner of War (1910)
  • The Children's Revolt (1910)
  • Jean Goes Fishing (1910)
  • Drumsticks (1910)
  • A Tin-Type Romance (1910)
  • The Misses Finch and Their Nephew Billy (1911)
  • Consuming Love; or, St. Valentine's Day in Greenaway Land (1911)
  • A Tale of Two Cities (1911)
  • Mammy's Ghost (1911)
  • A Little Lad in Dixie (1911)
  • The Derelict Reporter (1911)
  • Hungry Hearts; or, The Children of Social Favorites (1911)
  • The Show Girl (1911)
  • Barriers Burned Away (1911)
  • The Clown's Best Performance (1911)
  • The Long Skirt (1911)
  • Cherry Blossoms (1911)
  • The Child Crusoes (1911)
  • Daddy's Boy and Mammy (1911)
  • Wig Wag (1911)
  • The Little Spy (1911)
  • Captain Jenks' Dilemma (1912)
  • How Tommy Saved His Father (1912)
  • Father and Son (1912)
  • Tom Tilling's Baby (1912)
  • A Story of the Circus (1912)
  • The Black Wall (1912)
  • The Old Silver Watch (1912)
  • The Man Under the Bed (1912)
  • An Innocent Theft (1912)
  • Fate's Awful Jest (1912)
  • A Juvenile Love Affair (1912)
  • Ingenuity (1912)
  • Vultures and Doves (1912)
  • Bumps (1912)
  • The Higher Mercy, directed by William V. Ranous (1912)
  • Three Girls and a Man, directed by Albert W. Hale (1912)
  • The Eavesdropper, directed by James Young (1912)
  • When Bobby Forgot, directed by Laurence Trimble (1913)
  • Cutey and the Twins, directed by James Young (1913)
  • The White Slave; or, The Octoroon, directed by James Young (1913)
  • The Feudists, directed by Wilfrid North (1913)
  • In the Shadow, directed by James Lackaye (1913)
  • Heartease, directed by L. Rogers Lytton e James Young (1913)
  • The Adventurer, directed by J. Gordon Edwards (1920)

References

  1. ^ Wlaschin, Ken (2008). The Silent Cinema in Song, 1896- 1929. McFarland & Company. p. 10. ISBN 978-0786438044. 
  2. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Kenneth Casey Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 12 April 2016. 

Bibliography

  • John Holmstrom, The Moving Picture Boy: An International Encyclopaedia from 1895 to 1995, Norwich, Michael Russell, 1996, pp. 12–13.

External links

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