Thursday 16 August 2012

Harry Shannon

Born: 13 June 1890, Saginaw, Michigan, USA
Died: 27 July 1964, Hollywood, California, USA

A former Broadway actor who appeared as a supporting member of the cast in such high profile movies as Citizen Kane (1941) and High Noon (1952). Appeared in many westerns.
Too Many Girls (1940) as Mr. Casey

Citizen Kane (1941) as Kane's Father
Harry Shannon is on the left, with Agnes Moorehead and George Coulouris.

The Falcon Takes Over (1942) as Detective Grimes
Shannon in a scene with Roxanne Barkley
In Old California (1942) as Mr. Carlin

The Big Street (1942) as Florida doctor

In Old Oklahoma (aka War of the Wildcats) (1943) as Charlie Witherspoon (uncredited)

From left to right: Albert Dekker, Harry Shannon, Marjorie Rambeau and Martha Scott.

Other Works


1931 Free for All as Jim Allison. Directed by Oscar Hammerstein II. Manhattan Theatre: 8 Sep 1931-19 Sep 1931 (15 performances)
Other members of the cast include: Charles Althoff as Mr. Vergil Murgatroyd, Seth Arnold as Pete Weber, Olive Bayes as Divorcee, Lilian Bond as Marie Sinnot, Julia Chandler as Divorcee, G. Pat Collins as Terence Canavan, John Donahue as Miner, Al Downing as a Reporter, Edward Emery as Stephen Potter, Sr., Dorris Groday as Joan Summer, Jack Haley as Steve Potter, Jr., Peter Higgins as Michael Byrne, Gus Howard as Miner, David Hutcheson as Joe Butler, Dorothea James as Divorcee, Grace Johnston as Silver Dollar Kate, Dorothy Knapp as Miss Gibbs, Clair Kramer as Miner, Peter Lang as Tom, Jeannette Loff as Mrs. Ida Jones, Philip Lord as Dr. Raymond Allen, Vera Marsh as Anita Allen, Rae Powell as a Nurse, Robert Randall as Digger Watkins, Edwin Saulpaugh as Mr. Preston, Thelma Tipson as Gracie Maynard, Tamara as Marishka Tarasov, Don Tomkins as Andy Bradford, Edward Walters as a Judge.

1 comment:

  1. Great in 'The Farmer's Daughter' (1947) as the Farmer, Mr.Holstrom.