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Cast (feature film)

North Avenue Irregulars, The (1979) as Mother Thurber
When crooks set up operations in a traditional town, a minister and a group of church ladies are willing to do anything, no matter how wacky, to get them out.
Better Late Than Never (1979) as Marjorie Crane
A feisty senior citizen (Harold Gould) who refuses to abide by the rules in a stodgy retirement home leads a revolt against the dour head of the house (Tyne Daly). Originally, this one was called "Never Too Young," and its title song was sung by an uncredited Fred Astaire. Then it was retitled "Darn
Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976) as Mrs Hudson
There is an affectionate bow to the master sleuth in this lavishly produced original that has Holmes rushing to New York City after discovering that his old nemesis, Moriarty, not only has kidnapped the son of his (Holmes') long-time love, actress Irene Adler, but also has hatched a scheme to steal
Brock's Last Case (1973) as Mrs Henderson
A comedy drama about a New York cop who retires to his small ranch in the West and is reluctantly drawn into a local case of an Indian accused of killing a sheriff with a bow and arrow. This pilot for a series that never materialized looked suspiciously like a reworking of "McCloud" in reverse.
Stacey (1973)
A private investigator is looking into the background of a person who stands to inherit a huge amount of money. But as she gets more involved in the investigation, she finds herself trying to solve a mystery and in trouble. .
Charley Varrick (1973) as Mrs Taff
A band of small-time crooks accidentally steals the mob''s money.
Getting Away From It All (1972) as Madeline Erickson
A comedy about two urban couples who decide to chuck big-city life and return to nature, only to find that rural living has its own set of infuriating problems.
Calliope (1971) as Snoopy lady
The Love God? (1969) as Miss Pickering
The editor of a nature journal becomes an unlikely sex object after a new publisher makes the magazine a girlie book.
Coogan's Bluff (1968) as Mrs. Fowler
An Arizona sheriff tracks an escaped killer to the wilds of New York City.
Games (1967) as Nora
Manhattan socialites with an interest in kinky "mind games" get more than expected when an amateur medium comes into their lives.
Billy the Kid vs. Dracula (1966) as Mrs. Ann Bentley
The notorious outlaw fights to save his fiance from the dreaded vampire.
The Family Jewels (1965) as
A rich orphan chooses among five look-alike uncles to find a guardian.
Quick, Before It Melts (1965) as
The team at an Antarctic station try to fly in a planeload of girls.
36 Hours (1965) as Charwoman
Nazis kidnap a key American intelligence officer and try to convince him that World War II is over.
Mary Poppins (1964) as Miss Lark
Two banker's children lose their nanny due to her frustration with them. A change in the wind blows in an assertive nanny who matches the qualifications of the children and not the father. As she helps them magically explore the world around them the father grows increasingly disapproving of her methods, and must eventually deal with his own distance from his children.
My Fair Lady (1964) as Cockney with pipe
A phonetics instructor bets that he can pass a street urchin off as a lady.
Three Nuts in Search of a Bolt (1964) as Mrs. Barkley-Kent
The Night Walker (1964) as Manager
A woman is beseiged by nightly dreams of an imaginary lover, and, after her husband dies, she is helped by a scheming lawyer to unravel the mystery in her subconscious.
What a Way To Go! (1964) as Mrs. Freeman
A very wealthy widow retells her life with the four different husbands who made her rich.
Promises! Promises! (1963) as Mrs. Snavely
The Man From Galveston (1963) as Mrs. Warren
Circuit-riding Texas lawyer Timothy Higgins defends a former girlfriend against a murder charge stemming from an extortionist's threat to reveal her shady past. Through adroit courtroom work, Higgins is able to acquit her and reveal who actually shot the fatal bullet.
4 for Texas (1963) as Miss Ermaline
Double-crossing outlaws go straight and become rival saloon owners.
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) as Mrs. Flagg
A crazed, aging star torments her sister in a decaying Hollywood mansion.
Sail a Crooked Ship (1962) as Mrs. Chowder
Foolish robbers steal and board a ship they can''''t sail.
Saintly Sinners (1962) as Mrs. Madigan
An aging priest reforms the felons in his parish.
101 Dalmatians (1961) as Voice
Pongo and Perdita have a litter of 15 puppies. Cruella De Vil takes a fancy to the pups, and wants to get hold of them, as well as more pups, to make herself a loveley dalmation skin coat... Cruella gets some thugs to kidnap the pups and hold them at her mansion. Will Pongo and Perdita find them in time ?
A Thunder of Drums (1961) as Mrs. Yates
A green Cavalry lieutenant learns the ropes fast when he's shipped out West.
Summer and Smoke (1961) as Saleslady
A small-town spinster''''s repressed love for the local rebel spells danger.
The Rat Race (1960) as Edie Kerry
A musician newly arrived in New York takes in a taxi dancer.
Ocean's Eleven (1960) as Customer
A group of friends plot to rob a Las Vegas casino.
Holiday for Lovers (1959) as Elvira
No Name on the Bullet (1959) as Old woman
The arrival of a hired gun stirs up suspicions in a small town.
Have Rocket--Will Travel (1959) as Mrs. Huntingford
Three janitors stumble onto the formula for rocket fuel.
Career (1959) as Fan magazine writer
A struggling Broadway actor suffers the ups and downs of trying to make it big, and soon learns the ropes of having to play hardball to get he wants.
Home Before Dark (1958) as Hazel Evans
A woman struggles to adjust to her unhappy marriage after time in a mental institution.
Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend (1957) as
Army veterans are on a mission to find out who sold faulty ammunition to a cavalry troop.
Man on Fire (1957) as Mrs. Delaney
A divorced man fights for custody of his son when his ex-wife remarries.
The Iron Sheriff (1957) as Nettie
A sheriff tries to clear his son of the murder of a stagecoach driver.
Autumn Leaves (1956) as Waitress
A woman falls for a younger man with severe mental problems.
Strange Intruder (1956) as Joady, Mary's housekeeper
Our Miss Brooks (1956) as Mrs. Boynton
A high school teacher has to rescue the professor she loves from his grasping mother.
The Girl He Left Behind (1956) as Mrs. Gilbert
The misadventures of a new army recruit.
The Girl Rush (1955) as Woman at craps table
Female on the Beach (1955) as Mrs. Murchinson
Lynn Markham moves into her late husband's beach house...the morning after former tenant Eloise Crandall fell (or was pushed) from the cliff. To her annoyance, Lynn finds both her real estate agent and Drummond Hall, her muscular beachcomber neighbor, making themselves quite at home. Lynn soon has no doubts of what her scheming neighbors are up to, but she finds Drummond's physical charms hard to resist. And she still doesn't know what really happened to Eloise.
The Cobweb (1955) as Sadie
Inmates and staff at a posh asylum clash over love and lunacy.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955) as Stout woman
Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.
Kiss Me Deadly (1955) as Apartment manager at Carmen Trivaco's building
Detective Mike Hammer fights to solve the murder of a beautiful hitchhiker with a mysterious connection to the Mob.
Lay That Rifle Down (1955) as Mrs. Speckleton
Ma and Pa Kettle at Home (1954) as Corset saleswoman
The Ozark farmers try to clean up their act to help their son win a college scholarship.
The Human Jungle (1954) as Mrs. Lee
Danforth (Gary Merrill) is assigned to take over the police department in a section of a large city saddled with juvenile delinquency, petty crimes, graft and also a recent unsolved murder of a strip-tease dancer. Recognizing the laxity of the department he implements many changes and soon finds himself under fire by the newspapers, the attorney of a racket leader and the denizens of this human jungle. He calls this a cop's war that is the same as a soldier's war with the difference being that people hate cops. His cause isn't helped when a rookie policeman accidently kills an innocent bystander. And he has to protect police informer Mary Abbott (Jan Sterling) from Swados (Chuck Connors), a killer in the hire of the man behind the petty mobsters.
Sabrina (1954) as Margaret, cook
Two wealthy brothers fall for the chauffeur's daughter.
Ricochet Romance (1954) as Mrs. Harvey
Young at Heart (1954) as Mrs. Ridgefield
A cynical songwriter upsets the lives of three musical sisters.
Never Wave at a WAC (1953) as Martha Pratt
A divorced socialite joins the Army hoping it will improve her love life.
So Big (1953) as Woman servant
A schoolteacher-turned-farmer fights to save the land and her son.
Limelight (1953) as Mrs. Alsop
A broken-down comic sacrifices everything to give a young dancer a shot at the big time.
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953) as Militant woman
Two bumbling American cops hunt for the mysterious Mr. Hyde in London, England.
Washington Story (1952) as Mrs. Bell
A reporter in search of government corruption falls for a congressman.
The Man Who Cheated Himself (1951) as Muriel Quimby
A woman in the process of divorce shoots her husband and gets her police lieutenant boyfriend to help hide the body.
Lightning Strikes Twice (1951) as Gossip
An actress champions the cause of a man whom she believes has been falsely accused of murdering his wife.
Perfect Strangers (1950) as Mrs. Moore
A divorcee finds love with a married man while they both sit on a jury.
Peggy (1950) as Flossie
When Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and Susan move into the small town Pasadena in California, their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding immediately takes over control, helps them moving in, and urges the girls to participate in the annual Rose Bowl beauty pageant. Although they're not thrilled, they enter the competition. Meanwhile Mrs. Fielding's son Tom makes eyes at Peggy, unknowing that her heart already belongs to a famous football star. So she tries to redirect his interest to her sister Susan.
Two Flags West (1950) as Mrs. Simpkins
A bitter Union commander is forced to accept Confederate prisoners to help fight an Indian war.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer: Boris Karloff (1949) as Maid
Lost Caverns Hotel bellhop Freddie Phillips is suspected of murder. Swami Talpur tries to hypnotize Freddie into confessing, but Freddie is too stupid for the plot to work. Inspector Wellman uses Freddie to get the killer (and it isn't the Swami).
Take One False Step (1949) as Waitress
Prof. Andrew Gentling, in Los Angeles to help found a new college, is inveigled by old flame Catherine Sykes into a midnight drive. Next day Catherine is missing, believed killed; friend Martha convinces Andrew that he's a prime suspect and should investigate before he's arrested. But this only puts Andrew in a more deadly kind of danger.
Flaxy Martin (1949) as Neighbor
Messing with a mobster's girlfriend gets a lawyer framed for murder.
Undertow (1949) as Woman at casino bar
After being released from prison, an ex-convict is framed for a murder. The man sets out to find the real killers before the police blame the crime on him.
June Bride (1948) as Mrs. Brinker
Two bickering reporters turn a small-town wedding into a battleground.
Silver River (1948) as Large woman
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
To the Victor (1948) as Pablo's model
An American blackmarketeer falls in love with the wife of Nazi collaborator.
Monsieur Verdoux (1947) as Her maid
A man woos and murders rich widows to support his invalid wife.
The Midnight Patrol (1918) as Minnie
Naughty, Naughty! (1918) as Prudence Sampson

Cast (special)

Chaplin Today: Limelight (2003)
Director Bernardo Bertolucci shares his impressions of Charlie Chaplin''s classic Limelight.
Big Eddie (1975) as Miss Contrary
The pilot film for the series of the same title. The story of "Big Eddie" Smith, a Runyonesque character from Broadway's glorious past who has renounced his past life as a gambler to run a mostly-legitimate rental outfit in Manhattan. In the pilot episode, Eddie calls on his old underworld connectio
Good Life, The (1971) as Old Lady
The story of Albert and Jane Miller, a married couple who pose as a butler and cook to escape life's endless problems. The pilot episode depicts how Albert and Jane become the servants to industrialist Charles Dutton.
My Darling Judge (1961) as Woman (Guest)
The misadventures of Cyrus Dunn, a Beverly Hills judge. The pilot episode relates Dunn's efforts to get an early start on a long-delayed fishing trip.
Elisabeth McQueeney Story, The (1959)
The story relates the experiences of Elisabeth McQueeney, a mother hen to a group of beautiful dancing girls, as they tour the West. In the pilot episode, broadcast as a segment of "Wagon Train," Elisabeth and her girls board the train headed for Nevada, on the pretense of beginning a girls' finish
Take 5 (1958)
The story of an undercover agent for the New York District Attorney's office who doubles as the editor of a music magazine. The agent attempts to find a con man who is blackmailing his latest discovery, a promising blues singer.
Papa Said No (1958) as Mrs Ostericher (Guest)
The misadventures of Suzanne Stacey, a beautiful, marriage-minded young woman in search of the ideal husband. In the pilot episode, Suzanne falls for a handsome young photographer.

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