Russell Powell

Bio: Burly vaudeville monologist/comedian Russell J. Powell made his first film in 1920. It wasn't until the advent of talkies, however, that Powell's gift for dialects and bizarre vocal sound effects could truly be appreciated. His more memorable screen roles included the Afghan Ambassador in Lubitsch's The Love Parade (1929) and his blackface turn as the Kingfish in… More


Russell Powell Videos

King Kong
2 minutes 32 seconds
The Big Trail
1 minutes 26 seconds
Fallen Sparrow
3 minutes 53 seconds
Barbary Coast
1 minutes 26 seconds
The Public Enemy
1 minutes 48 seconds

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