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Miller, Flournoy (1887–1971)

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MILLER, FLOURNOY (1887–1971). Comedian, actor, writer, composer. Miller was born in Nashville , Tennessee , and attended Fisk University . He wrote songs for the Pekin Theater Company in Chicago , Illinois , and worked the vaudeville stage in comedy teams with Aubrey Lyles and Mantan Moreland. He appeared in the series of all black Westerns in the late 1930s— Harlem on the Prairie , 1938; Two-Gun Man from Harlem , 1939; Harlem Rides the Range , 1939; which he also co wrote, and the final film of the series, The Bronze Buckeroo , 1939. In radio, Miller wrote scripts for Amos ‘n’ Andy, and penned many works for the stage, including The Oyster Man , and Shuffle Along of 1933 .

Filmography: That’s the Spirit , 1932; Harlem on the Prairie , 1938; Two-Gun Man from Harlem , 1939; Harlem Rides the Range , 1939; The Bronze Buckeroo , 1939; Double Deal , 1939; Lady Luck , 1940; Mystery in Swing , 1940; Professor Creeps , 1941; Stormy Weather , 1943; Mantan Runs for Mayor , 1946; She’s Too Mean for Me , 1948; Yes, Sir, Mr. Bones , 1951.

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