|Born||1950 (age 71–72)|
|Alma mater|| University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee |
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Harold "Hal" Erickson (born 1950) is a media historian who was a senior editor at AllRovi for 15 years starting in 1994 when it was known as "All Movies".
He received a bachelor's degree in acting and directing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a master's degree in theater history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.He has also written several books relating to the history of movies and television as well as many media articles for Encyclopædia Britannica . He lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Jam Session is a 1942 short film, directed by Josef Berne, which shows Duke Ellington and his orchestra performing "C Jam Blues".
The Pittsburgh Rebels were a baseball club based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 1913 to 1915. The team was a member of the short-lived Federal League. The team was originally called the Pittsburgh Stogies after an earlier Pittsburgh team that played in the Union Association in 1884, but became known as the Rebels by the end of the 1914 season. The team played all of its home games at Exposition Park, located on Pittsburgh's Northside. The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League left the stadium for Forbes Field in 1909. After the Rebels left Exposition Park in 1915, the field was demolished and its property became part of the adjacent rail yards.
The Indianapolis ABCs were a Negro league baseball team that played both as an independent club and as a charter member of the first Negro National League (NNL). They claimed the western championship of black baseball in 1915 and 1916, and finished second in the 1922 NNL. Among their best players were Baseball Hall of Fame members Oscar Charleston, Biz Mackey, and Ben Taylor.
Haunted Island is a 1928 American silent action film serial directed by Robert F. Hill. The serial was released in 10 chapters of two reels each, with the first episode released on March 26, 1928. Each episode featured a lurid title, such as "The Phantom Rider," "The Haunted Room," "The Fires of Fury," or "Buried Alive." The serial was a remake of the 1918 Universal serial The Brass Bullet, which was based on the story "Pleasure Island." As of October 2009, Haunted Island is considered a lost film. A trailer survives in the Library of Congress collection.
Rosalind Speirs is an Australian retired film and television actress. She starred on several television series during the 1970s, including Silent Number, Heidi and the television miniseries Power Without Glory. It was her role as Nellie Moran, wife of the main character John West, that earned her a Logie Award for "Most Popular Australian Lead Actress" in 1977. Speirs was also a guest star in a storyline of Prisoner in 1980.
I’d be proud to be the Mother of a Soldier is a World War I song released in 1915. It was published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. in New York, New York.
Dear Old Pal of Mine is a World War I song written by Harold Robe and Gitz Rice. The song was first published in 1916 by G. Ricordi & Co. in New York, NY.
When the Clouds of War Roll By is a World War I song composed by Earl Haubrich with lyrics by Nat Binns. It was published in 1917 by Ted Browne Music Co. in Chicago, Illinois.
"Lafayette " is a World War I song written and composed by Mary Earl, which was a pseudonym of Robert A. King. It was published in New York, New York by Shapiro, Bernstein, & Co. in 1918. The sheet music cover, illustrated by Albert Barbelle, depicts soldiers marching with fixed bayonets below a statue of Lafayette in silhouette.
"America's the Word for You and Me" is a World War I song written composed by Jacob J. Tanner Jr. The song was published in 1918 by Jacob J. Tanner Jr., in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The sheet music cover depicts a photo of President Wilson and the head of Uncle Sam with an inset of George Washington.
"Giddy Giddap! Go On! Go On! We're On Our Way to War" is a World War I song written and composed by Jack Frost. This song was published in 1917 by Frank K. Root & Co., in Chicago, Illinois. The sheet music cover depicts a mule pulling four soldiers in a wagon.
"It Won't Be Long Before We're Home" is a World War I song in the style of a march. It was written by Paul Cunningham and composed by Joseph E. Howard. This song was published in 1918 by M. Witmark & Sons, in New York, NY.
"Mother, Here's Your Boy!" is a World War I song written and composed by Sidney D. Mitchell, Archie Gottler, and Theodore Morse. This song was published in 1918 by Leo. Feist, Inc., in New York, NY. The sheet music cover depicts Uncle Sam presenting a returning soldier to his mother with the Statue of Liberty and ships in the background.
Harold A. Robe (1881-1946) was an early 20th century American lyricist. He is known for penning several popular songs, most notably Dear Old Pal of Mine. For many of his songs, Robe collaborated with composer Gitz Rice. Other notable songs include, Because You're Here, Mary Lee , and Never Swap Horses When You're Crossing a Stream.
Send Me Away With A Smile is a World War I song written by Louis Weslyn and composed by Al Piantadosi. The song was first published in 1917 by Al. Piantadosi & Co., Inc. in New York, NY. The sheet music cover depicts a woman waving to a soldier from a fenced yard with an inset photo of Rita Gould.
Set Aside Your Tears is a World War I song written and composed by Wolfe Gilbert, Malvin Franklin, and Anatole Friedland. The song was first published in 1917 by Jos. W. Stern & Co. in New York, NY. The sheet music cover depicts a woman waving to marching troops.
Let's All Be Americans Now is a World War I song written and composed by Irving Berlin, Edgar Leslie, and George W. Meyer. The song was first published in 1917 by Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., in New York, NY.The sheet music cover depicts a soldier with his rifle and silhouetted marching soldiers in the background. A popular recording in 1917 was made by the American Quartet.
Our Country's Voice Is Calling is a World War I march for voice and piano with drums and bugles ad libitum, written by O. Ebel and Luella Stewart with music by O. Ebel. The song was first published in 1917 by Chandler-Ebel Music Co., in Brooklyn, NY.
Under the American Flag is a World War I song written by Andrew B. Sterling and composed by Harry Von Tilzer. The song was first published in 1915 by Harry Von Tilzer Publishing Co. in New York, NY. The sheet music cover features a man hugging a woman with an inset photo of Harry Von Tilzer.
"Welcome Home" is a World War I song written by Bud Green and composed by Edward G. Nelson. The song was first published in 1918 by A.J. Stasny Music Co., in New York, NY. The sheet music cover depicts soldiers being welcomed home by men and women.