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Victor Schertzinger

(1888-1941)

 
 
Victor Schertzinger Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
1. Victor Schertzinger Marker
Inscription. Violin prodigy who performed with John Philip Sousa and later became a film director and composer. He pioneered the use of original music for films, and his film “One Night of Love” won best musical score and sound recording Oscars in 1934. He composed the pop standard “Tangerine.” Among many films he directed were two of the Hope and Crosby “Road” movies. He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His childhood home was here.
 
Erected 2006 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 48.755′ N, 76° 8.593′ W. Marker is in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is on West Centre Sreet (Pennsylvania Route 54) 0 miles west of North Locust Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mahanoy City PA 17948, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birth of Cable Television (approx. one mile away but has been reported missing); 1902 Anthracite Coal Strike (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Dorsey Brothers (approx. 3.1 miles away); Little Lithuania, USA
Wide view of the Victor Schertzinger Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
2. Wide view of the Victor Schertzinger Marker
(approx. 3.1 miles away); Pennsylvania Anthracite Miners Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away); Six ton piece of coal (approx. 3.2 miles away); St. Michael's Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); Mahanoy Plane (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Victor Schertzinger - Hollywood Star Walk - Los Angeles Times. Motion picture director Victor Schertzinger was credited with being the first artist to write a musical score for film. (Submitted on August 7, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 

2. Victor Schertzinger | Hollywood Walk of Fame. (Submitted on August 7, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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