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Bert O'Dell "Bertie" Swor, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1871
Henry County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1943
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

Bert Swor the oldest of five brothers who were vaudeville actors. Bert and John Swor were two best known of the Swor Brothers.

He was one of the "Two Black Crows". The act was started by Charles Mack (18881934). He had many partners, including John Swor, his brother Bert Swor and George Moran (18811949). John Swor left the act, at that time called Swor & Mack and was replaced by Moran and the name of the act changed to "Two Black Crows". Later, after a business dispute with Moran, Moran left and was replaced by Bert Swor, who took the name Moran. The movie, "Anybody's War" was filmed during the time that Moran had left so Bert Swor actually played the part of Moran but name was listed in the minor roles part of the movie. The "Two Black Crows" a blackface comedy act was on radio and in some movies.

Other movies that Bert Swor was in were: "A Colorful Sermon", "Rainbow's End", "Anybody's War" as Mack, "Sugar Plum Papa", and "Scotch", "Uppercut O'Brien", "The New Halfback" ... aka The Halfback of Notre Dame, "Clancy at the Bat", "A Hollywood Star", "Why Bring That Up?", "The Golfers" and "Brass Ankle".
 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert Gallatin Swor (1844 - 1909)
  Susan Martha Boyd Swor (1849 - 1936)
 
 Spouse:
  Amy B Archer Norworth (1911 - 1974)*
 
 Children:
  Bert O'dell Swor (1895 - 1931)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bert O'Dell Swor (1871 - 1943)
  John Francis Swor (1877 - 1965)*
  Albert Lee Swor (1888 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Sect 31, Tier 3, Grave 18
 
Created by: Laura N. (Garner) Masten
Record added: Mar 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49573276
Bert O'Dell Bertie Swor, Sr
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Bert O'Dell Bertie Swor, Sr
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- Ann
 Added: Apr. 28, 2013
May you rest in peace.
- Michael
 Added: Apr. 11, 2013
 
 
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