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Fred Stone (I) (1873–1959)


Hardly remembered today, if at all, Fred Stone was once one of the most multi-faceted circus performers to hit turn-of-the century America. There seemed to be nothing he couldn't do--tightrope walking, acrobatics, clowning . . . you name it. This initial celebrity eventually led to his stellar headlining in vaudeville houses, stardom on the ... See full bio »

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Alice Adams Virgil Adams
(1935)
The Goat Chuck McCarthy
(1918)
(1936)
Quick Money Mayor Jonas Tompkins
(1937)

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 1940 The Westerner
Caliphet Mathews
 1939 No Place to Go
Andrew Plummer
 1939 Konga, the Wild Stallion
Yance Calhoun
 1937 Quick Money
Mayor Jonas Tompkins
 1937 Life Begins in College
Coach Tim O'Hara
 1937 Hideaway
Frankie Peterson
 1936 My American Wife
Lafe Cantillon
 1936 Grand Jury
Commodore George Taylor
 1936 The Farmer in the Dell
Ernest 'Pa' Boyer
 1936 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Judd Tolliver
 1935 Alice Adams
Virgil Adams
 1932 Shave It with Music (Short)
 1922 Billy Jim
Billy Jim
 1921 The Duke of Chimney Butte
Jeremeah Lambert
 1919 Johnny Get Your Gun
Johnny Wiggins
 1919 Under the Top
Jimmie Jones
 1918 The Goat
Chuck McCarthy
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "The Scarecrow") in "The Wizard of Oz" on Broadway. Musical. Book / lyrics by L. Frank Baum. Music by Paul Tietjen. , Majestic Theatre, New York City. Also in cast: David Craig Montgomery (as "The Tin Man"). See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 10 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Fred A. Stone

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Became famous as the Scarecrow in the 1902-1911 stage production of The Wizard of Oz, paired with David Craig Montgomery who played the Tin Woodsman. His performance inspired Ray Bolger, who based his performance on Stone's incredible physical performances. See more »

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