Search a film or person :
Edmund Breese is a Actor American born on 18 june 1871 at Brooklyn (USA)

Edmund Breese

Edmund Breese
If you like this person, let us know!
Nationality USA
Birth 18 june 1871 at Brooklyn (USA)
Death 6 april 1936 (at 64 years) at New York City (USA)

Edmund Breese (June 18, 1871 – April 6, 1936) was an American stage and film actor of the silent era. Long on the stage with a varied Broadway career before entering movies he appeared with James O'Neill in The Count of Monte Cristo (1893), The Lion and the Mouse (1906) with Richard Bennett, The Third Degree (1909) with Helen Ware, The Master Mind (1913) with Elliott Dexter, the popular World War I era play Why Marry? (1917) with Estelle Winwood & Nat C. Goodwin and So This Is London (1922) with Donald Gallaher. He appeared in 129 films between 1914 and 1935. He is best remembered as the advice-giving German businessman at the beginning of the war film All Quiet on the Western Front.

His final role was on stage in Night of January 16th from September 1935 to April 1936. Just before the play ended its run, Breese developed peritonitis, from which he died on April 6, 1936.

Best films

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Bad Girl (1931)

Usually with

Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Edmund Breese (64 films)

Display filmography as list


Broadway Bill, 1h44
Directed by Frank Capra
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Sports films, Films about horses, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Horse sports in film
Actors Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, Walter Connolly, Helen Vinson, Douglass Dumbrille, Lynne Overman
Roles Presiding Judge
Rating66% 3.344913.344913.344913.344913.34491
Dan Brooks (Warner Baxter) runs a paper box factory for his father-in-law, J. L. Higgins (Walter Connolly), who owns most of the major business interests in Higginsville. Uninspired by his factory position, Dan devotes his time and energy to training his thoroughbred race horse, Broadway Bill, in hopes of returning one day to the world of horse racing. Dan is encouraged to follow his dream by his unwed sister-in-law Alice (Myrna Loy) and stable hand Whitey (Clarence Muse). One night at a family dinner, J. L. reports that sales are down in the paper box division and blames it on Dan's neglect of his work. When he orders Dan to sell the horse and focus on his factory job, Dan resigns and leaves Higginsville without his wife Margaret (Helen Vinson), who shows little sympathy for her husband.
Come On, Marines!, 1h4
Directed by Henry Hathaway
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Actors Richard Arlen, Ida Lupino, Roscoe Karns, Grace Bradley, Fuzzy Knight, Monte Blue
Roles General Cabot
Rating62% 3.10523.10523.10523.10523.1052
"Lucky" Davis, a ladies-man and a devil-may-care U. S. Marine Sergeant, is leading a Marine-squadron on an expedition through a Philippine jungle where an outlaw bandit is leading a guerilla-war rebellion. Their assignment is to rescue a group of children from an island mission that has been cut off from all communication. When they arrive, they get a bit of a surprise when Davis discovers that the "children" are a group of 18- to 25-year-old girls blissfully bathing in a pool while awaiting rescue.
Lost in the Stratosphere, 1h4
Origin USA
Genres Comedy-drama
Actors William Cagney, Edward J. Nugent, June Collyer, Edmund Breese, Matt McHugh, June Gittelson
Roles Col. Brooks
Rating45% 2.2594052.2594052.2594052.2594052.259405
Two U.S. Army pilots, in the early days of military aviation, in the mid-1930s, in an era of open cockpits and biplanes, are always trying to do each other, in a friendly rivalry.
Treasure Island, 1h49
Directed by Victor Fleming
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films, Films about disabilities, L'Or
Actors Wallace Beery, Jackie Cooper, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone, Nigel Bruce, Otto Kruger
Roles Anderson
Rating70% 3.545343.545343.545343.545343.54534
Young Jim Hawkins (Cooper) and his mother run the Admiral Benbow, a tavern near Bristol, England. One dark and stormy night, during a birthday celebration, the mysterious Billy Bones (Lionel Barrymore) arrives and drunkenly talks about treasure. Soon after, Bones is visited by Black Dog then Pew, and drops dead, leaving a chest, which he bragged contained gold and jewels. Instead of money, Jim finds a map that his friend Dr. Livesey (Otto Kruger) realizes will lead them to the famous Flint treasure. Squire Trelawney (Nigel Bruce) raises money for a voyage to the treasure island and they set sail on Captain Alexander Smollett's (Lewis Stone) ship Hispaniola. Also on board is the one-legged Long John Silver (Beery) and his cronies. Even though Bones had warned Jim about a sailor with one leg, they become friends.
Beloved (1934)
, 1h25
Directed by Victor Schertzinger
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors John Boles, Gloria Stuart, Morgan Farley, Ruth Hall, Albert Conti, Dorothy Peterson
Roles Major Tarrant

À Vienne en 1838, le baron Franz von Hausmann élève son jeune fils Carl dans l'amour de la musique classique. Dix ans plus tard, Carl joue sa première composition en tant que violoniste. Mais son père est tué pendant la révolution, et Carl doit fuir avec sa mère en Caroline du Sud.
Duck Soup
Duck Soup (1933)
, 1h10
Directed by Leo McCarey
Origin USA
Genres War, Comedy, Musical
Themes Monde imaginaire, Musical films, Political films
Actors Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Margaret Dumont, Louis Calhern
Roles Zander
Rating77% 3.8986553.8986553.8986553.8986553.898655
The wealthy Mrs. Teasdale (Margaret Dumont) insists that Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho) be appointed leader of the small, bankrupt country of Freedonia before she will continue to provide much-needed financial aid. Meanwhile, neighboring Sylvania is attempting to annex the country. Sylvanian ambassador Trentino (Louis Calhern) tries to foment a revolution and to woo Mrs. Teasdale, and he tries to dig up dirt on Firefly by sending in spies Chicolini (Chico) and Pinky (Harpo).
International House, 1h8
Directed by A. Edward Sutherland
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors W. C. Fields, Bela Lugosi, George Burns, Stuart Erwin, Gracie Allen, Rose Marie
Roles Doctor Wong
Rating71% 3.5922253.5922253.5922253.5922253.592225
International House is a mix of standard and slapstick interlaced with numerous acts and bits, like a vaudeville variety show, in the style of the Big Broadcast pictures that were also released by Paramount during the 1930s. In addition to the typical lunacy by the comic players, it also provides a snapshot of some popular stage and radio acts of the era.
Laughing at Life, 1h11
Directed by Ford Beebe
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure
Actors Victor McLaglen, Conchita Montenegro, Lois Wilson, Henry B. Walthall, Regis Toomey, Ruth Hall
Roles Cabinet Officer
Rating53% 2.680032.680032.680032.680032.68003
Easter, a soldier of fortune and gunrunner, leaves his family behind escaping from the authorities and an American detective named Mason. His globe hopping escape leads him finally to South America, where he is hired to organize a band of revolutionaries, unaware that they plan to eliminate him when his job is done. Here, also, he encounters his own son, on track to waste his own life in pursuits similar to Easter's.
A Man of Sentiment, 1h2
Directed by Richard Thorpe
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Marian Marsh, Owen Moore, Christian Rub, William Bakewell, Emma Dunn, Edmund Breese
Roles John Russell Sr.
Rating58% 2.940072.940072.940072.940072.94007
Herman Heupelkossel, un agent hospitalier dans un hôpital de New York, est toujours plein d'empathie pour les patients. Un jour, une jeune femme est amenée inconsciente et pleine de sang, victime d'un conducteur en état d'ivresse, John Russell, âgé de 24 ans, qui veut être puni pour ce qu'il a fait. Herman voit que la jeune femme, Julia Wilkins, sera en fait remise en quelques jours et convainc John de cacher son ébriété, car ainsi il pourra aider Julia. Julia guérit et John et elle tombent amoureux. Il lui propose de l'épouser un soir en la raccompagnant chez elle.
As You Desire Me, 1h10
Directed by George Fitzmaurice
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Théâtre, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films based on plays
Actors Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Erich von Stroheim, Owen Moore, Hedda Hopper, Rafaela Ottiano
Roles Friar
Rating64% 3.2470053.2470053.2470053.2470053.247005
Budapest bar entertainer Zara (Greta Garbo) is a discontented alcoholic who is pursued by many men but lives with novelist Carl Salter (Erich von Stroheim). A strange man called Tony (Owen Moore) shows up on Salter's estate claiming that Zara is actually Maria, the wife of his close friend Bruno. Maria, Tony claims, had her memory destroyed during a World War I invasion 10 years ago. Zara doesn't remember but leaves with Tony to Salter's dismay. Bruno, now an officer in the Italian Army, tries to coax Maria's memory back on his large estate. No one is really sure if Zara is Maria, and when Salter shows up with a mental case from Trieste that he claims is the real Maria, everyone on Bruno's estate is desperately searching for the truth.
The Hatchet Man, 1h14
Directed by William A. Wellman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films based on plays, Gangster films
Actors Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, Dudley Digges, Edmund Breese, Leslie Fenton, Tully Marshall
Roles Yu Chang
Rating63% 3.19843.19843.19843.19843.1984
Wong Low Get (Edward G. Robinson) is the most highly respected hatchet man of his Tong. Having sworn total allegiance, he cannot turn down an order, even one to kill his best friend Sun Yat Ming (J. Carrol Naish). His friend forgives him in advance of his execution, begging only that Wong raise his daughter Toya San (Loretta Young) as his own. Wong does as he has sworn, but as she grows up, he falls in love with her. She marries him out of a sense of obligation, but a handsome younger gangster, Harry En Hai (Leslie Fenton), gets her to leave Wong, disgracing him and leading to a shocking turn of events.
The Hurricane Express, 3h47
Directed by J. P. McGowan, Armand Schaefer
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Transport films, Aviation films, Rail transport films
Actors John Wayne, Tully Marshall, Conway Tearle, Shirley Grey, Edmund Breese, Al Ferguson
Roles The Secretary's Father
Rating55% 2.761142.761142.761142.761142.76114
Larry Baker cherche à démasquer le responsable de nombreux accidents de trains, dont celui qui a coûté la vie à son père...