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Victor Potel

  • Highest Rated: 100% Sullivan's Travels (1941)
  • Lowest Rated: 83% The Great Moment (1921)
  • Birthday: Oct 12, 1889
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Gawky, comic actor Victor Potel started out in one- and two-reel comedies, starring in Universal's Snakeville series. Potel went on to essay supporting parts in feature films of the 1920s, then played bits and walk-ons in such talkies as Three Godfathers (1936) and The Big Store (1941). He was a member of filmmaker Preston Sturges' unofficial stock company from 1940's Christmas in July until his death in 1947. One of Victor Potel's final film roles was diminutive Indian peddler Crowbar in The Egg and I (1947), a character played by Chief Yowlachie, Teddy Hart, Zachary Charles, and Stan Ross in the subsequent Ma and Pa Kettle series.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Mad Wednesday Prof. Potelle 1951
89% Sin of Harold Diddlebock Prof. Potelle 1947
No Score Yet The Egg and I Crowbar 1947
No Score Yet The Shocking Miss Pilgrim Speaker 1947
No Score Yet The Glass Alibi Gas Attendant 1946
No Score Yet A Medal for Benny Pepster 1945
86% Strange Illusion People 1945
95% Hail the Conquering Hero Progressive Bandleader 1944
88% The Miracle of Morgan's Creek Newspaper Editor 1944
No Score Yet Girl Crazy Stationmaster 1943
No Score Yet The Sky's the Limit Joe, the Bartender 1943
94% The More the Merrier Cattleman 1943
No Score Yet Edge of Darkness Man 1943
97% The Palm Beach Story Mr. McKeewie 1942
100% Sullivan's Travels Cameraman 1941
No Score Yet Birth of the Blues Trumpet player 1941
100% Never Give a Sucker an Even Break Mr. Clines, Russian Magistrate 1941
No Score Yet Nothing But the Truth Pedestrian 1941
No Score Yet A Girl, a Guy and a Gob Bit 1941
100% The Lady Eve Steward 1941
94% Christmas in July Davenola Salesman 1940
100% The Great McGinty Cook 1940
No Score Yet Slightly Honorable Proprietor 1940
No Score Yet Hollywood Cavalcade Actor 1939
No Score Yet Rovin' Tumbleweeds Zeke 1939
No Score Yet Let Freedom Ring 2nd Swede 1939
No Score Yet The Girl of the Golden West Stage Driver 1938
No Score Yet Swing Your Lady Clem 1938
No Score Yet God's Country and the Woman Turpentine 1937
No Score Yet Western Gold Jasper 1937
No Score Yet Small Town Boy Towner 1937
No Score Yet Down to the Sea Andy 1936
100% Fury Jorgeson 1936
No Score Yet Song of the Saddle Little Cassino 1936
No Score Yet The Milky Way Man 1936
No Score Yet O'Malley of the Mounted Gabby - the cook 1936
No Score Yet Moonlight on the Prairie Tall Cowboy in Saloon 1935
92% Barbary Coast Wilkins 1935
No Score Yet She Couldn't Take It (Woman Tamer) Farmer 1935
No Score Yet The Cowboy and the Bandit Actor 1935
100% Ruggles of Red Gap Curly 1935
No Score Yet Mississippi Guest 1935
No Score Yet The Last of the Clintons Jed Clinton 1935
No Score Yet Waterfront Lady Alex 1935
No Score Yet Twisted Rails Actor 1935
No Score Yet Big Boy Rides Again Scarface 1935
No Score Yet Shipmates Forever Radio Fan 1935
No Score Yet Hard Rock Harrigan Actor 1935
No Score Yet Frontier Days Actor 1934
No Score Yet Thunder over Texas Actor 1934
No Score Yet The Purchase Price Clyde 1932
No Score Yet Make Me a Star Actor 1932
No Score Yet The Squaw Man (The White Man) Andy 1931
No Score Yet Ten Cents a Dance Smith, the Sailor 1931
No Score Yet Doughboys Svendenburg 1930
No Score Yet Paradise Island Swede 1930
No Score Yet Ramrod Burch Nellice 1930
100% The Virginian Nebraskey 1929
No Score Yet Border Romance Slim 1929
No Score Yet Captain Swagger Jean 1928
No Score Yet Beyond the Border Actor 1925
No Score Yet Anna Christie Bit 1923
No Score Yet A Tailor Made Man Peter 1922
83% The Great Moment Dental Patient 1921

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