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In Celebration:
Harry Bartell
1913-2004


Struts and Frets

By Harry Bartell


On Fame

On Interpretation

On Critics

On George Reeves

On Questions

On Music and Sound

On Hans Conried

On Writers

On Dwight Hauser

On Auditions

On Directors

On KFWB

On Recording

On Sylvester Gross

On Radio Acting


And don't miss the transcript of
Harry Bartell's IRC Chat.
 


Harry Bartell maintains that his major accomplishment as a professional actor for forty years was to survive with his mind, morale and marriage intact.

Born in 1913 in New Orleans, he grew up in Houston and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Rice University in 1933. After a stint at Harvard Business School and a couple of years forced labor in a department store he moved to Hollywood and stayed there for the next fifty-one years. Three seasons at the Pasadena Playhouse led to work in 185 radio series and 77 TV series plus a dozen or so properly forgettable motion pictures. He passed away on February 26, 2004.

These columns were originally written for the Internet Old-Time Radio Digest.