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Buzz Barton

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Buzz Barton
Lobby card featuring Barton
BornSeptember 3, 1913
DiedNovember 20, 1980 (aged 67)
Years active1924-1942 (film)

Buzz Barton (1913–1980) was an American film actor.[1] He is predominantly known for his roles as a child actor in a number of silent westerns made by the FBO studios during the 1920s. Following the introduction of sound, he mainly played supporting roles.

Working for M. G. M. and Universal, Barton made more than 50 feature films. He also made a serial, Wild Horse Barton.[2]

In 1933, Barton headed the Buzz Barton Wild West traveling show.[2]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ Munden p.37
  2. ^ a b "Bruce Barton's Wild West Show with Circus July 20". The Journal. Connecticut, Meriden. July 15, 1933. p. 12. Retrieved May 8, 2021 – via


  • Munden, Kenneth White. The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States, Part 1. University of California Press, 1997.

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