Franklin Pangborn Movies List

Franklin Pangborn
Franklin Pangborn
23-01-1889
Newark, New Jersey, USA
64
Not So Dumb

Actor Franklin Pangborn Filmography

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The Unchained Goddess
The Unchained Goddess ( English )
Artist: Frank Baxter , Richard Carlson , Richard Carlson , Mel Blanc , Hans Conried
Release date: 12-02-1958
The Story of Mankind
The Story of Mankind ( English )
Director: Irwin Allen
Music Director: Paul Sawtell
Release date: 08-11-1957
My Dream Is Yours
My Dream Is Yours ( English )
Director: Michael Curtiz
Music Director: Howard Jackson
Release date: 16-04-1949
Romance on the High Seas
Director: Michael Curtiz , Jean Baker
Release date: 25-06-1948
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock
Director: Preston Sturges
Release date: 04-04-1947
I'll Be Yours
I'll Be Yours ( English )
Director: William A. Seiter
Release date: 02-02-1947
Calendar Girl
Calendar Girl ( English )
Director: Allan Dwan
Release date: 31-01-1947
Lover Come Back
Lover Come Back ( English )
Director: William A. Seiter
Music Director: Hans J. Salter
Release date: 21-06-1946
Tell It To A Star
Tell It To A Star ( English )
Artist: Ruth Terry , Alan Mowbray , Franklin Pangborn , Robert Livingston , Isabel Randolph
Director: Frank McDonald
Release date: 16-08-1945
You Came Along
You Came Along ( English )
Director: John Farrow
Music Director: Victor Young
Release date: 04-07-1945
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Showing 1 to 10 of 64 movies

Franklin Pangborn Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Franklin Pangborn (January 23, 1889 – July 20, 1958) was an American comedic character actor. Pangborn was famous for small, but memorable roles, with a comic flair. He appeared in many Preston Sturges movies as well as the W. C. Fields films International House, The Bank Dick, and Never Give a Sucker an Even Break. For his contributions to motion pictures, Pangborn received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1500 Vine Street on February 8, 1960. One of those character actors who always played essentially the same character no matter the situation, Pangborn portrayed a prissy type of person, polite, elegant, and highly energetic, often officious, fastidious, somewhat nervous, prone to becoming flustered but essentially upbeat, and with an immediately recognizable high-speed patter-type speech pattern. He typically played an officious desk clerk in a hotel, a self-important musician, a fastidious headwaiter, an enthusiastic birdwatcher, and the like, and was usually put in a situation of frustration or was comedically flustered by someone else's topsy-turvy antics. Pangborn's screen character, was often considered a gay stereotype, although such a topic was too sensitive in his day to be discussed overtly in the dialogue. A rare exception occurred in International House, which was filmed before the Hays Office fully censored filmmaking, and was notable for several risqué references (by 1933 standards)

Popular Co-Stars of Franklin Pangborn

Preston Sturges
16 Movies
Hans Dreier
7 Movies
William Demarest
7 Movies
Bess Flowers
6 Movies
Bert Moorhouse
6 Movies
Edith Head
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