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  • The Wolf Man

  • Meet John Doe

  • Tarzan and His Mate

  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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At Home
  • Shanghai Express

  • Red Dust

  • Sweethearts

  • Thoroughbreds Don't Cry

  • Little Nellie Kelly

  • None But the Lonely Heart

  • A Tale of Two Cities

  • China Seas

  • A Christmas Carol

  • The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex

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Forrester Harvey Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jan 1, 1889
  • Died: Dec 14, 1945

Diminuitive Irish actor Forrester Harvey was most often cast as cockney tradesmen, family gardeners and pub hangers-on. He entered films in 1922, but only with the advent of talking pictures were his talents exploited to full advantage. Part subservient, part pugnacious, [[Performer~P30856~Harvey~harvey]] became a fixture of Hollywood films set in England, Ireland or Scotland. His better-known film stints included Beamish in Tarzan, the Ape Man (1932) and Meredith the valet in Laurel and Hardy's [[Feature~V9624~A Chump at Oxford~achumpatoxford]] (1940). So ubiquitous was Forrester Harvey that he managed to appear in a film five years after his death! That film was Frank Capra's [[Feature~V107941~Riding High~ridinghigh]] (1950), a remake of [[Feature~V7184~Broadway Bill~broadwaybill]] (1934) which utilized extensive footage from the earlier film -- including virtually all of [[Performer~P30856~Harvey~harvey]]'s scenes as a horse trainer. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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