Carl Voss (Film Extra)

Carl Voss (Film Extra)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Carl Voss (film extra) (1896 - 18 September 1947) was an American World War I veteran who besides appearing as a film extra (actor) and military film technical advisor commanded a private army of up to 2112 former servicemen who acted as extra (actor)s in 232 films from 1923 to 1940. A former US Army staff sergeant in World War I, Voss both acted as a technical advisor and played a role as an officer in The Big Parade, a war film with a large number of extras playing both American and German soldiers. Voss drilled his extras, called the "Military Picture Players," and made sure their appearance was correct for every film assignment, requiring his military extras to look the part no matter the nationality or time period they portrayed. Voss also had a role in and provided military advice for Charlie Chaplin's The Great Dictator (1940).show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135982052
  • 9786135982053