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Also Known As: Died: November 3, 1990
Born: December 1, 1913 Cause of Death: liver cancer
Birth Place: Weatherford, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Valentine (1979) as Gracie Schwartz
Mary Martin made her TV-movie debut and her first dramatic appearance on television in nineteen years as a feisty widow who falls in love with a zestful widower in a retirement community, much to the disapproval of her married daughter. She and Albertson get the opportunity to sing several songs --
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Main Street to Broadway (1953) as Herself
4.
Angel Face (1953) as Patient
An unscrupulous woman murders her loved ones for profit.
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Night and Day (1946) as Herself
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
6.
Happy Go Lucky (1943) as Marjory Stuart
To land a rich husband, golddigger Marjory Stuart goes to Trinidad posing as a debutante. Beach boy Pete promptly unmasks her, but offers to help her catch his enemy, yachtsman Alfred Monroe. Marjory's pal Bubbles turns out to be the old flame of Pete's pal Wally. All the well-planned efforts to land Monroe end in slapstick; then Wally's voodoo priestess landlady gives him a love potion that works...
7.
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943) as Herself, "Hit the Road to Dreamland" number
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.
8.
True to Life (1943) as Bonnie Porter
A writer for a radio program needs some fresh ideas to juice up his show. For inspiration, he rents a room with a typical American family and begins to secretly write about their true life antics. The show becomes a big hit, but he begins to feel guilty about his charade when he falls in love with the family's pretty older daughter.
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New York Town (1941) as Alexandra Curtis
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Birth of the Blues (1941) as Betty Lou Cobb
Jeff grows up near Basin Street in New Orleans, playing his clarinet with the dock workers. He puts together a band, the Basin Street Hot-Shots, which includes a cornet player, Memphis. They struggle to get their jazz music accepted by the cafe society of the city. Betty Lou joins their band as a singer and gets Louie to show her how to do scat singing. Memphis and Jeff both fall in love with Betty Lou.
11.
Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941) as Cindy Lou Bethany
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Love Thy Neighbor (1940) as Mary Allen
Jack Benny (Himself) is preparing his New Year's Eve radio broadcast but takes time out to take his valet Rochester (Eddie Anderson) to meet his girlfriend Josephine (Theresa) arriving on a steamer. Fred Allen (Himself) and his sister Barbara (Verree Teasdale) are also enroute to the dock to meet Barbara's daughter Mary (Mary Martin), returning from a personal appearance tour in South America. Josephine is her maid. Their cars get involved in an accident and, in a bumping contest, Fred reduces Jack's old Maxwell to junk, and is taken to jail. Mary loses her dress in an accident and Jack offers to get her another one, but winds up being arrested for stealing. Barbara tells Mary that Fred is a nervous wreck because of Jack's continual slander of him on Jack's radio program. Jack hires the Merry Macs (Joe McMichael, Judd McMichael, Ted McMichael, Helen Carroll) away from Fred and Fred decides to go to Miami for a rest. Jack decides to open his radio program from Miami. They meet, have another brawl, and end up in jail again. The two are in a motorboat accident where both are knocked unconscious and Mary, in an effort to end the feud, tells Fred that Jack saved his life. They have dinner together at Fred's apartment and Rochester, whom Fred has hired away from Jack, appears and the feud is on again.
13.
Rhythm on the River (1940) as Cherry Lane
Popular songwriter Oliver Courtney has been getting by for years using one ghost writer for his music and another for his lyrics. When both writers meet at an inn, they fall in love and then try to sell their songs under their own name. The problem is every song publisher thinks they're copying Courtney's style.
14.
The Great Victor Herbert (1939) as Louise Hall

Music (feature film)

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Only You (1994) as Song Performer ("Some Enchanted Evening")
When Faith was 11, she asked her Ouija board to spell out the name of the man for her. The answer - Damon Bradley - was someone she had never heard of. But days before her marriage, Faith receives a call from her fiancé's old school friend... Damon Bradley. And on this slim lead she flies to Italy to track him down.

Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)

16.
Grand Isle (1992)
A movie based on Kate Chopin's novel, "The Awakening." An unhappily married woman discovers love with a younger man during a summer spent on the Louisiana coast circa 1900.
17.
Tune In Tomorrow (1990) as Wardrobe Assistant (New Orleans)
Set in 1950s New Orleans, a naive college boy falls for his glamorous, twice-divorced aunt and finds that his life is being manipulated by an eccentric soap-opera writer.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

18.
Dead Man (1995) as Driver
William Blake, a young accountant lost in unfamiliar territory and caught in inextricable circumstances which leaves destiny beyond his control, travels the western frontier during the mid 19th century. Wounded and branded an outlaw, Blake flees the gunmen hired to hunt him down. Nobody, an outcast
19.
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Evil sorcerer Shang Tsung has led a powerful prince to victory against his mortal enemies for nine generations. If he is victorious in the tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, the desolation and evil that have flourished in the Outworld will reign over Earth forever. Now, guided into battle by Rayden, a mighty and powerful god, three human warriors--Sonya Blade, Johnny Cage and Lui Kang--must look deep within their souls to discover the power they need to conquer a host of insurmountable events and superhuman foes.
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The Ravager (1970) as Scr girl

Misc. Crew (feature film)

21.
The Shopworn Angel (1938) as Singing voice double for Margaret Sullavan
A showgirl gives up life in the fast lane for a young soldier on his way to fight World War I.

Cast (special)

22.
Helen Hayes: First Lady of the American Theatre (1991)
A documentary on the life and career of actress Helen Hayes. Friends and associates are interviewed and film clips of some of her performances are shown. Also includes an interview with Hayes. Airing as part of the PBS series, "American Masters."
23.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1989) as Award Recipient
A broadcast of the twelfth annual gala tribute to the distinguished artists who are recipients of the 1989 Kennedy Center Honors. This year's honorees are singer Harry Belafonte, actress Claudette Colbert, musical comedy star Mary Martin, ballet dancer Alexandra Danilova, and composer William Schuma
24.
America's Tribute to Bob Hope (1988)
A star-studded salute to American comedian Bob Hope. The special was taped January 2, 1988 at the opening of the Bob Hope Cultural Center in Palm Desert, California. At the close of the special, Ronald Reagan presented Hope with the first "America's Hope Award." The award is slated to be given annua
25.
Salute to Broadway: Showstoppers, A (1988)
A special featuring music from Broadway shows including "Leave It to Me," "South Pacific," "One Touch of Venus," "70, Girls, 70," "Dreamgirls," "Evita," and "Cats." A tribute to Mary Martin on her fiftieth anniversary in show business is also featured. This is the second of a three-part salute to Am
26.
41st Annual Tony Awards, The (1987)
The forty-first annual presentation of the American Theatre Wing's Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Broadcast live from the Mark Hellinger Theatre In New York City, the program is the first presentation of the Tonys under the aegis of the Tony Awards P
27.
Irving Berlin's America (1986)
A musical salute to composer Irving Berlin, whose music has captured the American spirit for more than fifty years. Included in the program are vintage television performances, archival news footage, and fifty years of film clips. In addition, interviews with performers associated with Berlin's musi
28.
39th Annual Tony Awards, The (1985)
A live presentation from the Shubert Theater in New York City of the 1985 Antoinette Perry Awards (popularly known as the Tony Awards), honoring outstanding achievement in the Broadway theater.
29.
American Film Institute Salute to Lillian Gish, The (1984)
A tribute to actress Lilian Gish, winner of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award.
30.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Women I Love -- Beautiful But Funny (1982)
A salute to the women Bob Hope has worked with for 32 years on television.
31.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Birthday Party at West Point (1981)
A 78th birthday celebration for Bob Hope at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
32.
Magic With Mary Martin (1959) as Host
The first of two variety specials, broadcast on the same day, to feature Mary Martin in an hour of music and song.
33.
Born Yesterday (1956) as Billie Dawn
The story of a wealthy junk dealer and the complications that ensue when he hires a writer to "educate" his sassy girlfriend.
34.
Together With Music (1955) as Host
An hour of music and songs.
35.
Music With Mary Martin (1954) as Host
An hour of music and song. The second of two specials to feature Mary Martin, broadcast in a single day. See also "Magic with Mary Martin."

Music (special)

36.
Salute to Broadway: Showstoppers, A (1988) as Song Performer ("A Cockeyed Optimist" "That'S Him" "My Heart Belongs To Daddy")
A special featuring music from Broadway shows including "Leave It to Me," "South Pacific," "One Touch of Venus," "70, Girls, 70," "Dreamgirls," "Evita," and "Cats." A tribute to Mary Martin on her fiftieth anniversary in show business is also featured. This is the second of a three-part salute to Am

Sound (special)

37.
Mercury 13: The Secret Astronauts (2000) as Field Audio
Documentary about the group of astronauts who had the right stuff, but were the wrong sex. A little-known NASA initiative to find qualified women astronauts at the dawn of the space age, resulted in women who were as rigorously trained as the Mercury Seven, but never cleared to fly.

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