Harry Carey Movies List

Harry Carey
Harry Carey
The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA

Actor Harry Carey Filmography

Showing 1 to 10 of 38 movies
The Sea of Grass
The Sea of Grass ( English )
Director: Elia Kazan
Release date: 25-04-1947
Angel and the Badman
Angel and the Badman ( English )
Artist: John Wayne , Gail Russell , Harry Carey , Bruce Cabot , Irene Rich
Director: James Edward Grant
Music Director: Richard Hageman
Release date: 15-02-1947
Duel in the Sun
Duel in the Sun ( English )
Director: King Vidor
Music Director: Dimitri Tiomkin
Release date: 31-12-1946
The Great Moment
The Great Moment ( English )
Director: Preston Sturges
Music Director: Victor Young
Release date: 06-09-1944
Happy Land
Happy Land ( English )
Artist: Don Ameche , Frances Dee , Harry Carey , Ann Rutherford , Cara Williams
Director: Irving Pichel
Music Director: Cyril J. Mockridge
Release date: 10-11-1943
Air Force
Air Force ( English )
Artist: John Ridgely , Gig Young , Arthur Kennedy , Charles Drake , Harry Carey
Director: Howard Hawks
Music Director: Franz Waxman , Leo F. Forbstein
Release date: 20-03-1943
The Spoilers
The Spoilers ( English )
Artist: Marlene Dietrich , Randolph Scott , John Wayne , Margaret Lindsay , Harry Carey
Director: Ray Enright
Music Director: Charles Previn , Hans J. Salter
Release date: 08-05-1942
Among the Living
Among the Living ( English )
Director: Stuart Heisler
Music Director: Gerard Carbonara
Release date: 19-12-1941
Sundown ( English )
Director: Henry Hathaway , Arthur Jacobson
Music Director: Fred Lau , Miklós Rózsa
Release date: 31-10-1941
O Morro dos Maus Espíritos
Artist: John Wayne , Ward Bond , Betty Field , Harry Carey , Beulah Bondi
Director: Henry Hathaway
Music Director: Gerard Carbonara
Release date: 18-07-1941
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Harry Carey Biography

Born in New York City to a Judge of Special Sessions who was also president of a sewing machine company. Grew up on City Island, New York. Attended Hamilton Military Academy and turned down an appointment to West Point to attend New York University, where his law school classmates included future New York City mayor James J. Walker. After a boating accident which led to pneumonia, Carey wrote a play while recuperating and toured the country in it for three years, earning a great deal of money, all of which evaporated after his next play was a failure. In 1911, his friend Henry B. Walthall introduced him to director D.W. Griffith, for whom Carey was to make many films. Carey married twice, the second time to actress Olive Fuller Golden (aka Olive Carey, who introduced him to future director John Ford. Carey influenced Universal Studios head Carl Laemmle to use Ford as a director, and a partnership was born that lasted until a rift in the friendship in 1921. During this time, Carey grew into one of the most popular Western stars of the early motion picture, occasionally writing and directing films as well. In the '30s he moved slowly into character roles and was nominated for an Oscar for one of them, the President of the Senate in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939). He worked once more with Ford, in The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936), and appeared once with his son, Harry Carey Jr., in Howard Hawks's Red River (1948). He died after a protracted bout with emphysema and cancer. Ford dedicated his remake of 3 Godfathers (1948) "To Harry Carey--Bright Star Of The Early Western Sky."

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