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James E. Brown
October 22, 1900
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
|Died||June 7, 1940 (aged 39)|
Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
James Hall (born James E. Brown, October 22, 1900 – June 7, 1940) was an American film actor.
In 1930, he co-starred in Howard Hughes' epic film, Hell's Angels. His last film role was in the 1932 drama Manhattan Tower. In the following years, he headlined in vaudeville at the Loew's State Theatres in 1932 and 1933 and in such independent stage productions as Ches Davis's 1934 edition of the Chicago Follies and in another show, the Showboat Follies at the Deadwood Theatre in South Dakota (1934).
At the time of his death, he had fallen into obscurity and had been earning his livelihood by performing in small nightclubs and cabarets in New Jersey and New York.
|1923||Man Alone||Caspar Dent|
|1926||The Campus Flirt||Denis Adams||Alternative title: The College Flirt|
|Stranded in Paris||Robert Van Wye|
|1927||Hotel Imperial||Lt. Paul Almasy|
|Love's Greatest Mistake||Harvey Gibbs|
|Ritzy||Harrington Smith, Duke of Westborough|
|Rolled Stockings||Jim Treadway|
|Swim Girl, Swim||Jerry Marvin|
|Silk Legs||Phil Barker|
|1928||Four Sons||Joseph "Dutch" Bernle|
|The Fifty-Fifty Girl||Jim Donahue|
|Just Married||Bob Adams|
|The Fleet's In||Eddie Briggs|
|1929||The Case of Lena Smith||Franz Hofrat|
|The Canary Murder Case||Jimmy Spotswoode|
|This Is Heaven||James Stackpoole|
|Smiling Irish Eyes||Rory O'More|
|The Saturday Night Kid||William Taylor||Alternative title: Love 'Em and Leave 'Em|
|1930||Paramount on Parade||Hunter||("Dream Girl" sequence)|
|Hell's Angels||Roy Rutledge|
|Dangerous Nan McGrew||Bob Dawes|
|Let's Go Native||Wally Wendell|
|Galas de la Paramount||Episode 'Dream Girl'|
|Maybe It's Love||Tommy Nelson||Alternative title: Eleven Men and a Girl|
|The Third Alarm||Dan|
|Man to Man||Uncredited|
Alternative title: Barber John's Boy
|Divorce Among Friends||George Morris|
|1931||Millie||John "Jack" Maitland|
|The Lightning Flyer||Jimmie Nelson|
|The She-Wolf||David Talbot||Alternative titles: Mother's Millions|
The She-Wolf of Wall Street
|The Good Bad Girl||Bob Henderson|
|Sporting Chance||Phillip Lawrence||Alternative title: Aventura Hipica|
|1932||Manhattan Tower||Jimmy Duncan||(final film role)|
- "James Hall, Film Idol, Cast in 'Hell's Angels'". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. New York, Brooklyn. Associated Press. June 8, 1940. p. 9. Retrieved August 19, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Former Star Dies". The Indianapolis Star. Indiana, Indianapolis. Associated Press. June 8, 1940. p. 8. Retrieved August 19, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
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