Mr. Versatile

A modest selection from the film credits of Herman Bing. “And each man in his life plays many parts” ~ Shakespeare.

Night and Day (1946) (uncredited) …. Ladisaus Smedick

Rendezvous 24 (1946) …. Herr Schmidt, innkeeper

The Devil with Hitler (1942) …. Louis

Public Deb No. 1 (1940) (uncredited) …. Dutchman

Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940) (uncredited) …. Silhouettist

Sweethearts (1938) …. Oscar Engel

Daffy Duck in Hollywood (1938) (voice) (uncredited) …. Von Hamburger

The Great Waltz (1938) …. Otto Dommayer

Vacation from Love (1938) …. Oscar Wittlesbach

Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife (1938) …. Monsieur Pepinard

Every Day’s a Holiday (1937) …. Fritz Krausmeyer

Beg, Borrow or Steal (1937) …. Von Giersdorff, aka Count Herman

Maytime (1937) …. August Archipenko

Champagne Waltz (1937) …. Max Snellinek

That Girl from Paris (1936) …. ‘Hammy’ Hammacher

The Three Wise Guys (1936) …. Baumgarten

The King Steps Out (1936) …. Pretzelberger

Laughing Irish Eyes (1936) …. Weisbecher

Tango (1936) …. Mr. Kluckmeyer, Tango Hosiery

Fighting Youth (1935) …. Luigi

1,000 Dollars a Minute (1935) …. Vanderbrocken

Three Kids and a Queen (1935) …. Walter Merkin

His Family Tree (1935) …. Mr. ‘Stony’ Stonehill

Redheads on Parade (1935) …. Lionel Kunkel

Here Comes the Band (1935) (uncredited) …. Hans Bergenspitz

Don’t Bet on Blondes (1935) …. Prof. Friedrich Wilhelm Gruber

In Caliente (1935) …. Mexican Florist

The Misses Stooge (1935) …. Sazarac the Magician

The Night Is Young (1935) …. Nepomuk

Crimson Romance (1934) …. Himmelbaum

The Merry Widow (1934) …. Zizipoff

Mandalay (1934) …. Prof. Kleinschmidt

Trimmed in Furs (1934) …. Engles the Lodge Owner

Blood Money (1933) (uncredited) …. Butcher Weighing Sausages

College Coach (1933) …. Prof. Glantz

Fits in a Fiddle (1933) …. Heinrich Mickelmeier

The Great Jasper (1933) (uncredited) …. Herman Beaumgartner

A Farewell to Arms (1932) (uncredited) …. Swiss Postal Clerk

Three on a Match (1932) (uncredited) …. Prof. Irving Finklestein

The Crash (1932) (uncredited) …. E.F. McSorley, Diamond Broker

Blessed Event (1932) (uncredited) …. Emil, the Head Chef

Crooner (1932) (uncredited) …. Vaudevillian with Dachshunds

Week-End Marriage (1932) (uncredited) …. Mr. Mengel

Westward Passage (1932) …. Otto Hoopengarner, the Dutchman

Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932) (uncredited) …. Franz Odenheimer

Men of Chance (1931) (uncredited) …. Fritz Tannenbaum

Show Girl in Hollywood (1930) …. Bing

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4 Responses to “Mr. Versatile”

  1. David Boxwell Says:

    HB was the Olivier of _sputtering_!

  2. Apoplexy as background noise.

  3. Speaking of In Caliente. . .

  4. The Olivier of sputtering? Then George Barbier is the Barrymore of sputtering!

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