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Classically Speaking:
Promoting Classic Movies in a Jaded World!

Thursday, July 20, 2006


Edmund Lowe

EDMUND LOWE (1890-1971) was a popular actor whose career spanned 45 years. Starring role or support, he always gave his all.

Dinner at Eight (1933)

Haven't you seen Dinner at Eight (1933)? Lowe portrayed Dr. Wayne Talbot in this great ensemble film.

Watch this and then see these other four films.

What Price Glory (1926) Lowe and Victor McLagen are constantly at odd in this World War I Comedy-Drama, based on the play by Maxwell Anderson. It is said that lip readers had a field day with the dialogue actually mouthed by the actors. They teamed up for several sequals lasting into the sound era.
Chandu The Magician (1932) Lowe is Dr. Frank Chandler, aka Chandu the Magician. He fights to stop Bela Lugosi from taking over the world.
The Garden Murder Case (1936) Lowe takes on the role of Philo Vance, replacing William Powell.
Around The World In 80 Days (1956) Lowe is one of the many stars appearing in cameo roles in Mike Todd's extravaganza. He plays the engineer of the "Henrietta" in the latter part of the film.

*Contributed by: "Eric Jamborsky" Date: Thurs, June 29, 2006 / 17:04:16 PST

Portrait photo supplied by Eric Jamborsky: 1920s "Obsequito Cerveza Polar" Premium Card, Havana, Cuba.