FACTOID # 8: Bookworms: Vermont has the highest number of high school teachers per capita and third highest number of librarians per capita.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Sterling Holloway

Sterling Price Holloway, Jr. (January 4, 1905November 22, 1992) was a character actor who appeared in over 150 films and television shows, as well as a perennial voice actor for the Walt Disney Studios. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 409 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (497 × 729 pixel, file size: 64 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Web source: http://www. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 409 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (497 × 729 pixel, file size: 64 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Web source: http://www. ... is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... is the 326th day of the year (327th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ...


Holloway was named after Confederate General Sterling "Pap" Price. He was born in Cedartown, Georgia in 1905. After attending the Georgia Military Academy in College Park, he attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. Holloway made his way through the Theater Guild to appear in the first joint venture of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, Garrick Gaieties, a series of revues in the 1920s. With his light tenor voice, young Holloway made a foray into a professional singing career. He introduced the Rodgers and Hart standard "I'll Take Manhattan" in 1925, and in the 1926 edition of Garrick Gaities where he introduced their "Mountain Greenery" ("... where God paints the scenery"). Motto Deo Vindice (Latin: Under God, Our Vindicator) Anthem (none official) God Save the South (unofficial) The Bonnie Blue Flag (unofficial) Dixie (unofficial) Capital Montgomery, Alabama (until May 29, 1861) Richmond, Virginia (May 29, 1861–April 2, 1865) Danville, Virginia (from April 3, 1865) Language(s) English (de facto) Religion... General Price Sterling Old Pap Price (September 20, 1809 – September 29, 1867) was an antebellum politician from the U.S. state of Missouri and a Confederate major general during the American Civil War. ... Cedartowns historic Big Spring provides water to 10,000 people. ... The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA) is a fully accredited two-year conservatory with campuses located at 120 Madison Avenue in New York City (in a landmark building designed by famed architect Stanford White as the original Colony Club) and 1336 North La Brea Avenue in Hollywood (in a... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Lorenz (Larry) Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ... The Garrick Gaieties, which opened on Broadway in 1925, was first of a long line of Rodgers and Hart musicals. ... A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ...


In 1926, Holloway moved to Hollywood to begin a movie career that was to last for almost fifty years. Though he was one of the busiest character actors in the movies (and an excellent athletic dancer), he soon found his niche as a voice actor. Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... A character actor is an actor, especially in motion pictures, who predominantly performs in similar roles throughout the course of a career. ...


Holloway served in World War II as a member of the Army's Special Services unit. He produced a show for servicemen and toured with it near the front lines in North Africa and Italy. Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000...


In 1941, Holloway's unique voice was heard in his first Walt Disney animated film, Dumbo, where he was the voice of "Mr. Stork." He was the voice of the adult "Flower" in Bambi, the narrator of the Antarctic penguin sequence in The Three Caballeros, and the narrator in the Peter and the Wolf sequence of Make Mine Music. He also voiced Kaa in The Jungle Book, Roquefort the mouse in The Aristocats, and the Cheshire cat in Alice in Wonderland. His greatest fame was achieved as the voice of the title character in Disney's Winnie-the-Pooh featurettes, a role that he voiced until his retirement in 1979. Disney honored him as an official Disney legend in 1991. Holloway also voiced the original Cheerios Honey-Nut Bee. His last voice acting credit was as the Narrator in the Moonlighting episode Atomic Shakesphere. Animation refers to the process in which each frame of a film or movie is produced individually, whether generated as a computer graphic, or by photographing a drawn image, or by repeatedly making small changes to a model (see claymation and stop motion), and then photographing the result. ... Dumbo is a 1941 animated feature film produced by Walt Disney and first released on October 23, 1941 by RKO Radio Pictures. ... This article is about the 1942 Walt Disney film. ... The Three Caballeros is a 1944 animated feature film, produced by Walt Disney Productions and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures. ... 1947 coloring book cover. ... Make Mine Music is an animated feature produced by Walt Disney and released to theatres by RKO Radio Pictures on April 20, 1946. ... The Jungle Book is the nineteenth animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Alice in Wonderland is a 1951 animated feature film produced by Walt Disney Productions and originally released to cinemas on July 28, 1951 by RKO Radio Pictures. ... Winnie the Pooh Winnie-the-Pooh is a fictional bear created by A. A. Milne. ... A box of Honey Nut Cheerios breakfast cereal brand. ... Look up moonlighting in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Contents

Radio

He also brought his distinctive voice to radio, where he was heard on such shows as The Railroad Hour, The United States Steel Hour, Suspense and Lux Radio Theater. The Railroad Hour was a half-hour musical drama series broadcast on radio from the late 1940s to the mid-1950s. ... The United States Steel Hour was an American radio and television anthology series. ... Suspense, one of the premier drama programs of the Golden Age of Radio, was subtitled radios outstanding theater of thrills. ... Lux Radio Theater, one of the genuine classic radio anthology series (NBC Blue Network (1934-1935); CBS (1935-1954); NBC (1954-1955)) adapted first Broadway stage works, and then (especially) films to hour-long live radio presentations. ...


Television

Sterling Holloway had a long career as a character actor in live-action films as well, with his memorably comic face, tousled sandy hair and squeaky voice. On TV, he had a recurring role as the lovable Uncle Oscar, an eccentric inventor in the Adventures of Superman series, and also had a recurring role on The Life of Riley. He guest-starred in such TV shows as Circus Boy as a hot air balloonist,The Untouchables, Hazel, The Twilight Zone, Gilligan's Island, The Andy Griffith Show, and Moonlighting (his final appearance on film, narrating a Shakespeare-themed episode). Holloway took on the unlikely role of a Mafia hitman in his last film Thunder and Lightning (1977). The cast of Adventures of Superman from 1953 to 1957. ... The Life of Riley is an expression meaning an ideal life of carefree prosperity and contentment. ... The Untouchables is the name of a television series that ran from 1959 to 1963 on the American Broadcasting Company. ... Hazel was a Screen Gems television series from 1961–1966, starring Shirley Booth in the title role. ... The Twilight Zone title. ... For the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) video game, see The Adventures of Gilligans Island. ... The Andy Griffith Show is an American television series that aired on CBS from October 3rd, 1960 to April 1st, 1968. ... Moonlighting is a television series that first aired on ABC in the United States from 1985 to 1989 with a total of 66 episodes. ... Shakespeare redirects here. ...


In later years Holloway amassed a major collection of modern art, and was an occasional lecturer on the subject. Holloway died in 1992 from a cardiac arrest at age 87. Dejeuner sur lHerbe by Pablo Picasso At the Moulin Rouge: Two Women Waltzing by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1892 The Scream by Edvard Munch, 1893 I and the Village by Marc Chagall, 1911 Fountain by Marcel Duchamp, 1917 Campbells Soup Cans 1962 Synthetic polymer paint on thirty-two...


Filmography

A historical marker stands at the birthplace of Sterling Holloway, posted at the corner of Sterling Holloway Place and South College Street, Cedartown, Georgia.

Features: This is Georgia Historical Marker 115-8, a sign marking the birthplace of actor Sterling Holloway. ... This is Georgia Historical Marker 115-8, a sign marking the birthplace of actor Sterling Holloway. ... Cedartowns historic Big Spring provides water to 10,000 people. ...

Short Subjects: Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Blonde Venus is a 1932 drama film made by Paramount Pictures. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Hell Below (1933) was a MGM film set in the Adriatic during World War I about submarine warfare based on Commander Edward Ellsbergs novel Pigboats, starring Robert Montgomery, Walter Huston, Madge Evans and Jimmy Durante. ... Adorable is a 1933 musical comedy film starring Janet Gaynor as a princess who disguises herself to go out and have fun, falling in love with a commoner in the process. ... International House was a comedy film released in 1933, directed by A. Edward Sutherland. ... Gold Diggers of 1933 is an American musical film directed by Mervyn LeRoy with choreography by Busby Berkeley. ... Dancing Lady is a 1933 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical comedy film starring Joan Crawford, Clark Gable and Franchot Tone, as well as Robert Benchley, Nelson Eddy, Fred Astaire, and Ted Healy and his Three Stooges. ... Going Hollywood tells the story about Sylvia (Marion Davis), a French teacher at an all-girl school, who wants to find love. ... The movie Alice in Wonderland was first made in 1933 but was redone by Walt Disney in 1951. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gift of Gab is a black and white film which was released in 1934 by Universal Pictures. ... There have been three major film versions of The Merry Widow, all in English, and all produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Varsity Show is a 1937 feature film from Warner Brothers about a group of students at Winfield College who butt heads with their faculty advisor while producing an annual stage show. ... Of Human Hearts is a 1938 film with Beulah Bondi. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... A number of short and feature films have been entitled . ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nick Carter is the name of a popular fictional detective who first appeared in dime novels published by Street & Smith in the 1890s. ... Directed by Mitchell Leisen, Remember the Night stars Barbara Stanwyck as Lee Leander, a shoplifter who is arrested during the Christmas holidays after attempting to steal jewelry from a jewelry shop. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Blue Bird is a 1940 film starring Shirley Temple. ... {{infobox Book | | name = Little Men | title_orig = | translator = | image = | image_caption = | author = Louisa May Alcott | illustrator = | cover_artist = | country = | language = | series = | genre = | publisher = | release_date = 1871 | english_release_date = | media_type = | pages = | isbn = | preceded_by = Little Women | followed_by = Jos Boys }} Little Men (published 1871) is considered the second book of the Little Women trilogy written by Louisa... Cheers for Miss Bishop is a 1941 film based on the novel Miss Bishop by Bess Streeter Aldrich. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... Overview Meet John Doe is a 1941 film where a man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said hed be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins. ... Dumbo is a 1941 animated feature film produced by Walt Disney and first released on October 23, 1941 by RKO Radio Pictures. ... 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... This article is about the 1942 Walt Disney film. ... The Three Caballeros is a 1944 animated feature film, produced by Walt Disney Productions and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... A Walk in the Sun is a war film released in 1945. ... Make Mine Music is an animated feature produced by Walt Disney and released to theatres by RKO Radio Pictures on April 20, 1946. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... Alice in Wonderland is a 1951 animated feature film produced by Walt Disney Productions and originally released to cinemas on July 28, 1951 by RKO Radio Pictures. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shake Rattle and Rock! is the name of a 1956 American International Pictures film and its 1994 remake. ... Alakazam the Great is an anime film that is based on Journey to the West. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Huckleberry Finn and Jim Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) is commonly accounted as the first Great American Novel. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World is an American motion picture directed by Stanley Kramer about a madcap pursuit of $350,000 of stolen cash by a diverse group of strangers. ... For the 1989 version starring Michael Keaton, see Batman (1989 film). ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... The Jungle Book is the nineteenth animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1968 Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a full-length animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions and first released on March 11, 1977. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ...

Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Lambert the Sheepish Lion is a Disney animated short released in 1951. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Susie the Little Blue Coupe is an animated short film released theatrically by Walt Disney Studios on 6 June 1952. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Little House is the title of a 1942 book written and illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton. ... Ben and Me was a two reel short subject produced by Disney and released theatrically on November 10, 1953. ... Year 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This page may meet Wikipedia’s criteria for speedy deletion. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day is an animated featurette released by Walt Disney Productions on December 20, 1968. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1968 Gregorian calendar. ... Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too! is the third Winnie the Pooh short from Disney, released in theatres on December 20, 1974 accompanying The Island at the Top of the World. ... A blonde haired, very skilled worker with a 70s look. ... Year 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. ...

Television Work

  • The Life of Riley (1953-1958)
  • Willy 1955
  • Our Mr. Sun (1956) (voice)
  • Hemo the Magnificent (1957)
  • The Twilight Zone episode: "What's In The Box", as the TV Repairman (1964)
  • The Restless Sea (1964)
  • The Baileys of Balboa (1964-1965)
  • That Girl (episode 14, Phantom of the Horse Opera) (1966)
  • Tukiki and His Search for a Merry Christmas (1979) (voice)
  • Andy Griffith Show, played Bert, a Traveling Salesman (1962)

The Life of Riley is an expression meaning an ideal life of carefree prosperity and contentment. ... Year 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ...

See also

Cedartowns historic Big Spring provides water to 10,000 people. ... Winnie-the-Pooh, commonly shortened to Pooh and once referred to as Edward Bear, is a fictional bear created by A. A. Milne. ...

External links

  • Sterling Holloway at the Internet Movie Database
  • Disney Legends
  • Sterling Holloway in the *New Georgia Encyclopedia

  Results from FactBites:
 
Sterling Holloway Centennial (1362 words)
Holloway was a graduate of Georgia Military Academy, but left his native Georgia at age 15 to study acting in New York City.
Holloway became serious about acting at a young age when a performance with the theatrical group gave him the sweet taste of applause.
Sterling Holloway passed away on November 22, 1992, but not before he was honored on October 22, 1991, as a Disney Legend.
Sterling Holloway at AllExperts (609 words)
Holloway made his way through the Theater Guild to appear in the first joint venture of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, Garrick Gaieties, a series of revues in the 1920s.
Sterling Holloway had a long career as a character actor in live-action films as well, with his memorably comic face, tousled sandy hair and squeaky voice.
In later years Holloway amassed a major collection of modern art, and was an occasional lecturer on the subject.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m