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Common Name: William Davidson / William B. Davidson / Wm. B. Davidson / Wm. Davidson
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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorCorne
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I'm looking for the common name of American actor William Davidson (1888-1947):
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0203527/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_B._Davidson

Many entries in the db are clearly copied from IMDb.com.

William Davidson: 19 Titles - 11 Confirmed
Bordertown (1935) *confirmed by Corne
Each Dawn I Die (1939) *confirmed by Merrik
Fog Over Frisco (1934)
Go Into Your Dance (1935)
Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936) *confirmed by scotthm
Hold That Ghost (1941) *confirmed by scotthm
Hollywood Hotel (1937)
Hook Line and Sinker (1930) *confirmed by Corne
Keep 'Em Flying (1941) *confirmed by scotthm
Lady Killer (1933) *confirmed by scotthm
Man Made Monster (1941)
The Most Dangerous Game (1932) *confirmed by hallo-marvin
Oil for the Lamps of China (1935)
The Secret Bride (1934) *confirmed by scotthm
Seven Sinners (1940) *confirmed by scotthm
Something to Sing About (1937)
Sun Valley Serenade (1941)
They Made Me a Criminal (1939) *confirmed by Corne
Week-End in Havana (1941)
Windy Riley Goes Hollywood (1931) *confirmed by Draxen

Wm. B. Davidson: 1 Titles - 0 Confirmed
I'm No Angel (1933)

Wm B. Davidson: 1 Titles - 0 Confirmed
I'm No Angel (1933)

Wm. Davidson: 2 Titles - 1 Confirmed
Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936) *confirmed by scotthm
The Singing Kid (1936)

William B. Davidson: 18 Titles - 7 confirmed
Affairs of Cappy Ricks (1937)
The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine a.k.a. Unforgotten Crime (1942)
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947) *confirmed by scotthm (uncredited)
Blockade (1938)
Dick Tracy's Dilemma (1947)
Easy Living (1937) *confirmed by scotthm
The Great Man's Lady (1942)
Hell's Angels (1930) *confirmed by Draxen
Hook Line and Sinker (1930) *confirmed by Corne
The Hurricane (1937) *confirmed by Corne (uncredited)
I'm No Angel (1933) probably as Wm. B. Davidson
In Society (1944) *confirmed by scotthm
In the Navy (1941) *confirmed by Corne (uncredited)
In Old Oklahoma a.k.a. War of the Wildcats (1943) *confirmed by Corne (uncredited)
In This Our Life (1942) *confirmed by Merrik
It Happened in Hollywood (1937)
Larceny, Inc. (1942) *confirmed by scotthm
Lillian Russell (1940) probably without B.
The Male Animal (1942) *confirmed by scotthm
Marked Woman (1937) *confirmed by Merrik
Meet the Barons (1933)
The Most Dangerous Game (1932) *confirmed by hallo-marvin
My Darling Clementine (1946) *confirmed by Corne (uncredited)
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) *confirmed by Corne (uncredited)
Scarface (1932) *confirmed by Corne (uncredited)
Seven Sinners (1940) *confirmed by scotthm
Something to Sing About (1937) probably without B.
Sun Valley Serenade (1941) probably without B.
They Made Me a Criminal (1939) *confirmed by Corne
Cor
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I recently did cast and crew audits on:

Hold That Ghost
Keep 'Em Flying
The Secret Bride

All are William Davidson.

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The Most Dangerous Game (1932) - William Davidson
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Each Dawn I Die: William Davidson (as Bill Mason)
Marked Woman: William B. Davidson (as Crandall)
In This Our Life: William B. Davidson (as Jim Purdy)
The night is calling. And it whispers to me soflty come and play.
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Here are a few more I checked out this evening...

Gold Diggers of 1937 - Wm. Davidson
Lady Killer - William Davidson
Seven Sinners - William Davidson
Easy Living - William B. Davidson
In Society - William B. Davidson
Larceny, Inc. - William B. Davidson

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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorCorne
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They Made Me a Criminal (1939) William Davidson as Ennis

In Old Oklahoma a.k.a. War of the Wildcats (1943) not credited
Scarface (1932) not credited
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Confirmed:

Hell's Angels (1930): William B. Davidson

Windy Riley Goes Hollywood (1931): William Davidson
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Hook Line and Sinker (1930): William Davidson (http://www.archive.org/details/hook_line_and_sinker)
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In the Navy (1941) not credited

The Hurricane (1937) not credited

My Darling Clementine (1946) not credited
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A couple more...

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer - Not Credited
The Male Animal - William B. Davidson

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Bordertown (1935): William Davidson (http://www.tcm.com/mediaroom/index.jsp?cid=240284)
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Fog Over Frisco, William Davidson
Hollywood Hotel, William Davidson
I'm No Angel, Wm. B. Davidson
Lillian Russell, William Davidson
Week-End in Havana, William Davidson
...James

"People fake a lot of human interactions, but I feel like I fake them all, and I fake them very well. That’s my burden, I guess." ~ Dexter Morgan
DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar ContributorCorne
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I'm looking for the common name of American actor William Davidson (1888-1947):
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0203527/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_B._Davidson

Many entries in the db are clearly copied from IMDb.com.

William Davidson: 20 Titles - 15 Confirmed
Bordertown (1935) *confirmed by Corne
Each Dawn I Die (1939) *confirmed by Merrik
Fog Over Frisco (1934) *confirmed by m.cellophane
Go Into Your Dance (1935)
Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936) *confirmed by scotthm
Hold That Ghost (1941) *confirmed by scotthm
Hollywood Hotel (1937) *confirmed by m.cellophane
Hook Line and Sinker (1930) *confirmed by Corne
Keep 'Em Flying (1941) *confirmed by scotthm
Lady Killer (1933) *confirmed by scotthm
Lillian Russell (1940) *confirmed by m.cellophane
Man Made Monster (1941)
The Most Dangerous Game (1932) *confirmed by hallo-marvin
Oil for the Lamps of China (1935)
The Secret Bride (1934) *confirmed by scotthm
Seven Sinners (1940) *confirmed by scotthm
Something to Sing About (1937)
Sun Valley Serenade (1941)
They Made Me a Criminal (1939) *confirmed by Corne
Week-End in Havana (1941) *confirmed by m.cellophane
Windy Riley Goes Hollywood (1931) *confirmed by Draxen

Wm. B. Davidson: 1 Titles - 1 Confirmed
I'm No Angel (1933) *confirmed by m.cellophane

Wm B. Davidson: 0 Titles - 0 Confirmed
I'm No Angel (1933) *confirmed by m.cellophane

Wm. Davidson: 2 Titles - 1 Confirmed
Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936) *confirmed by scotthm
The Singing Kid (1936)

William B. Davidson: 16 Titles - 7 confirmed
Affairs of Cappy Ricks (1937)
The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine a.k.a. Unforgotten Crime (1942)
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947) *confirmed by scotthm (uncredited)
Blockade (1938)
Dick Tracy's Dilemma (1947)
Easy Living (1937) *confirmed by scotthm
The Great Man's Lady (1942)
Hell's Angels (1930) *confirmed by Draxen
Hook Line and Sinker (1930) *confirmed by Corne
The Hurricane (1937) *confirmed by Corne (uncredited)
I'm No Angel (1933) *confirmed by m.cellophane
In Society (1944) *confirmed by scotthm
In the Navy (1941) *confirmed by Corne (uncredited)
In Old Oklahoma a.k.a. War of the Wildcats (1943) *confirmed by Corne (uncredited)
In This Our Life (1942) *confirmed by Merrik
It Happened in Hollywood (1937)
Larceny, Inc. (1942) *confirmed by scotthm
Lillian Russell (1940) *confirmed by m.cellophane
The Male Animal (1942) *confirmed by scotthm
Marked Woman (1937) *confirmed by Merrik
Meet the Barons (1933)
The Most Dangerous Game (1932) *confirmed by hallo-marvin
My Darling Clementine (1946) *confirmed by Corne (uncredited)
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) *confirmed by Corne (uncredited)
Scarface (1932) *confirmed by Corne (uncredited)
Seven Sinners (1940) *confirmed by scotthm
Something to Sing About (1937) probably without B.
Sun Valley Serenade (1941) probably without B.
They Made Me a Criminal (1939) *confirmed by Corne
Cor
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Go Into Your Dance (1935): William Davidson - Not Credited 
Feature has no credits therefore IMDb-mined data is wrongly added in profile and approved.  http://www.invelos.com/Forums.aspx?task=viewtopic&topicID=393056&PageNum=LAST
Man Made Monster (1941) Not Credited
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HB81HSHRauo
Something to Sing About (1937): William Davidson
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3GEQnc8S0s    (@1.26.33)
Sun Valley Serenade (1941): William Davidson
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ucP6y8p17w  (@1.22.21)
The Singing Kid (1936): Wm. Davidson
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8QIyStuBo8  (@0.20)

Affairs of Cappy Ricks (1937): William B. Davidson
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y095ctDfzZA  (@0.42)
The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine a.k.a. Unforgotten Crime (1942): William B. Davidson
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_akkHOFOLs  (@ 0.12)
Blockade (1938): Wm. B. Davidson
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SCD-9eLSyQ  (@1.20.04)
Dick Tracy's Dilemma (1947):  William B. Davidson
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jn_l-Ja0cWg  (@0.23)

Missing titles found in CLT (4)
The Silver Horde (1930):  William Davidson 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEluvMpIvME  (@0.45)
Juke Girl (1942): William B. Davidson  - Not Credited
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEXZHUI970g (openingcredits)
The Hurricane (1937): William B. Davidson - Not Credited
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--Ae4hkskjU
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933): William B. Davidson - Not Credited
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yfjyzk9J1Ms

Missing titles found in CLT approved in profiles (8)  
My Love Came Back (1940): William Davidson
Names cast approved in profile 883316-287996. http://www.invelos.com/Forums.aspx?task=viewtopic&topicID=576124&PageNum=LAST

My Wild Rose (1947): William Davidson
Names cast approved in profile 883316-236567. http://www.invelos.com/Forums.aspx?task=viewtopic&topicID=576124&PageNum=LAST

Dangerous (1935): William Davidson
Names cast and crew approved in profile 883316-382318.
http://www.invelos.com/Forums.aspx?task=viewtopic&topicID=591177&PageNum=LAST

In Society (1944): William B. Davidson -
Names Cast and Crew approved in Profile (USA) with disc ID IFCA0284BF2181776. http://www.invelos.com/Forums.aspx?task=viewtopic&topicID=319368&PageNum=LAST

The Great Mans Lady (1937): William B. Davidson
Names Cast and Crew approved in Profile (USA) with disc ID IB2386BE7C46CE865.
http://www.invelos.com/Forums.aspx?task=viewtopic&topicID=449913&PageNum=LAST

The Dragon Murder Case (1934): William Davidson
Names Cast and Crew approved in Profile (USA) with disc ID I9AFE7D4F026BC52C.
http://www.invelos.com/Forums.aspx?task=viewtopic&topicID=694474&PageNum=LAST

It Happened in Hollywood (1937) :  William B. Davidson
Names Cast and Crew approved in Profile (USA) with disc ID I38C2353338F40226.
http://www.invelos.com/Forums.aspx?task=viewtopic&topicID=407201&PageNum=LAST

Smashing the Money Ring (1939): William Davidson
Names Cast and Crew approved in Profile (USA) with disc ID I07E7D197C8322E9A.
http://www.invelos.com/Forums.aspx?task=viewtopic&topicID=575627&PageNum=LAST


Summary
William Davidson: 20 Titles - 2 uncredited - 18 Confirmed
Bordertown (1935) *confirmed by Corne
Each Dawn I Die (1939) *confirmed by Merrik
Fog Over Frisco (1934) *confirmed by m.cellophane
Go Into Your Dance (1935) * confirmed by JOHNNYV (uncredited)
Hold That Ghost (1941) *confirmed by scotthm
Hollywood Hotel (1937) *confirmed by m.cellophane
Hook Line and Sinker (1930) *confirmed by Corne
Keep 'Em Flying (1941) *confirmed by scotthm
Lady Killer (1933) *confirmed by scotthm
Lillian Russell (1940) *confirmed by m.cellophane
Man Made Monster (1941) *confirmed by JOHNNYV (uncredited)
The Most Dangerous Game (1932) *confirmed by hallo-marvin
The Secret Bride (1934) *confirmed by scotthm
Seven Sinners (1940) *confirmed by scotthm
The Silver Horde (1930) *confirmed by JOHNNYV
Something to Sing About (1937) *confirmed by JOHNNYV
Sun Valley Serenade (1941) *confirmed by JOHNNYV
They Made Me a Criminal (1939) *confirmed by Corne
Week-End in Havana (1941) *confirmed by m.cellophane
Windy Riley Goes Hollywood (1931) *confirmed by Draxen

Wm. B. Davidson: 2 Titles - 2 Confirmed
I'm No Angel (1933) *confirmed by m.cellophane
Blockade (1938) *confirmed by JOHNNYV

Wm B. Davidson: 0 Titles - 0 Confirmed
I'm No Angel (1933) *confirmed by m.cellophane

Wm. Davidson: 2 Titles - 2 Confirmed
Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936) *confirmed by scotthm
The Singing Kid (1936) *confirmed by JOHNNYV

William B. Davidson: 13 Titles -3 uncredited - 10 confirmed
Affairs of Cappy Ricks (1937) *confirmed by JOHNNYV
The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine a.k.a. Unforgotten Crime (1942) *confirmed by JOHNNYV
Dick Tracy's Dilemma (1947) *confirmed by JOHNNYV
Easy Living (1937) *confirmed by scotthm
Hell's Angels (1930) *confirmed by Draxen
The Hurrycane (1937) *confirmed by JOHNNYV (uncredited)
In Society (1944) *confirmed by scotthm
In This Our Life (1942) *confirmed by Merrik
Juke Girl (1942) *confirmed by JOHNNYV (uncredited)
Larceny, Inc. (1942) *confirmed by scotthm
The Male Animal (1942) *confirmed by scotthm
Marked Woman (1937) *confirmed by Merrik
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) *confirmed by JOHNNYV (uncredited)

Unconfirmed titles
Meet the Barons (1933)
Oil for the Lamps of China (1935)

Approved name in profiles
It Happened in Hollywood (1937) : William B. Davidson
In Society (1944): William B. Davidson
The Great Mans Lady (1937): William B. Davidson

My Love Came Back (1940): William Davidson
My Wild Rose (1947): William Davidson
Dangerous (1935): William Davidson
The Dragon Murder Case (1934): William Davidson
Smashing the Money Ring (1939): William Davidson


Based on the above confirmations, with 2 unconfirmed titles left and considering  the approved  names in the profiles, William Davidson is in majority so  the common name for this actor is finaly established as William Davidson.

As there are more William Davidsons in te Main DB (actor and producer) a Birth Year (1888) is neccesary.
See "pinned" List of Accepted Birth Years with Documentation Thread page 189 post 5 here


Greetings,
John
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