skip navigation
Overview for Hilda Plowright
Hilda Plowright

Hilda Plowright



TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here


TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

Leading Ladies... Screen sirens such as Bette Davis and Judy Garland feature on this collection of... more info $39.95was $49.98 Buy Now

Shirley Temple... This set includes the movies: The Blue Bird, The Little Princess and Stand Up... more info $19.95was $29.98 Buy Now

Wilson ... Woodrow Wilson moves from his position as the head of Princeton to the... more info $14.25was $19.98 Buy Now

Lover Come... Actors: Ann B. Davis, Doris Day, Edie Adams, Jack Kruschen, Jack Oakie, Rock... more info $11.95was $14.98 Buy Now

The Little... Originally released in 1939. Directed by Walter Lang. Starring Anita Louise, Ian... more info $5.95was $3.99 Buy Now

Ministry of... Suffused with dread and paranoia, this Fritz Lang (M) adaptation of a novel by... more info $15.96was $19.95 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

36 Hours (1965) as German agent
Nazis kidnap a key American intelligence officer and try to convince him that World War II is over.
Summer Magic (1963) as Mary
Disney musical about Mother Carey, a Bostonian widow and her three children who move to Maine. Postmaster Osh Popham helps them move into a run-down old house and fixes it up for them. It's not entirely uninhabited, though; the owner, a Mr. Hamilton, is a mysterious character away in Europe, but Osh assures them he won't mind their living there, since he won't be coming home for a long time yet. The children and a cousin who comes to live with them have various adventures before an unexpected visitor shows up.
Darby's Rangers (1958) as
An Army Major leads his men behind enemy lines during World War II.
Separate Tables (1958) as Mabel
The boarders at an English resort struggle with emotional problems.
Until They Sail (1957) as
Four sisters in New Zealand fall for Allied sailors en route to World War II.
Battle Cry (1955) as Mrs. Rogers
A group of Marines eagerly await deployment during World War II.
Moonfleet (1955) as Granny Tucker
A British buccaneer is torn between three seductive women.
A Star Is Born (1954) as Funeral mourner
A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953) as Nursemaid
Two bumbling American cops hunt for the mysterious Mr. Hyde in London, England.
Thunder in the East (1953) as Mrs. Morrisey
During India's first years of independence from Britain, Steve Gibbs lands his armaments loaded plane in Ghandahar province hoping to get rich. Pacifist Prime Minister Singh hopes to reach an agreement with guerilla leader Khan, the maharajah is a fool, and the British residents are living in the past. Steve's love interest is Joan Willoughby, the blind daughter of a parson.
Rhubarb (1951) as Katie
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
The Company She Keeps (1951) as Victim
A lady con artist sets out to steal her parole officer's fiance.
Thunder on the Hill (1951) as
Convicted murderess Valerie Carns (Ann Blyth) is being transported to Norwich to be executed when a flood strands her and her guards at a convent hospital. Nurse Sister Mary (Claudette Colbert) becomes convinced of her innocence and sets out to find the real killer.
A Life of Her Own (1950) as Desk clerk
An innocent small-town girl climbs to the top of the modeling business man by man.
The Woman in White (1948) as Woman attendant
Classic mystery about the adventures of a young tutor sent to a ghostly country estate.
Cass Timberlane (1948) as Maid
An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as Customer
Kitty (1946) as Mrs. Thickness
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
Devotion (1946) as Elderly woman
The Bronte sisters and their brother fight personal demons to realize their artistic ambitions.
Sister Kenny (1946) as Saleslady
True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
The Fatal Witness (1945) as Lady Mong
Wilson (1945) as Jeannette Rankin
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
Confidential Agent (1945) as Miner's wife
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
The Suspect (1945) as Mrs. Margett
In 1902 London, unhappily married Philip Marshall meets young Mary Gray, who is unemployed and depressed. Their deepening friendship, though physically innocent, is discovered by Philip's wife who threatens him with exposure and scandal, driving him to kill her. Thereafter, fortune seems to smile on Philip Marshall; but does fate have a surprise in store?
Ministry of Fear (1944) as Mrs. Bellane #2's maid
When hidden microfilm comes into his possession, an innocent man is drawn into espionage.
Casanova Brown (1944) as English maid
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
The Hour Before the Dawn (1944) as Mrs. Merritt
Mr. Lucky (1943) as Maid
A gambling-ship owner is out to fleece a beautiful society woman, but falls in love.
Random Harvest (1942) as Nurse
A woman''''s happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
Now, Voyager (1942) as Justine
A repressed spinster is transformed by psychiatry and her love for a married man.
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) as Nurse
A possessive son's efforts to keep his mother from remarrying threaten to destroy his family.
Suspicion (1941) as Postmistress
A wealthy wallflower suspects her penniless playboy husband of murder.
Shining Victory (1941) as Nurse
A psychiatrist sacrifices everything for his research.
Queen of the Mob (1940) as Mrs. Milliken
Kitty Foyle (1940) as Nurse
A girl from the wrong side of the tracks endures scandal and heartbreak when she falls for a high-society boy.
The Philadelphia Story (1940) as Librarian
Tabloid reporters crash a society marriage.
Foreign Correspondent (1940) as Miss Pimm
An American reporter covering the war in Europe gets mixed up in the assassination of a Dutch diplomat.
Cafe Society (1939) as Maid
The Little Princess (1939) as Nurse
When her father is reported dead in war, his daughter fights harsh conditions at her boarding school.
The Sun Never Sets (1939) as Queen Elizabeth
When Clive Randolph finally returns "home" from Gold Coast colony, younger brother John balks at following the family Colonial Service tradition. But back in Gold Coast, one Zurof, nominally studying ants, pursues a hidden political agenda that causes worldwide unrest; the Colonial Office persuades both brothers to go back and deal with it. Young John makes a mess of things, then must save the day on his own.
The Women (1939) as Miss Fordyce
A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.
Television Spy (1939) as Amelia Sheldon
Raffles (1939) as Wilson
A suave thief falls in love again with his high school sweetheart and finds temptation and a detective on his trail while visiting her family.
Partners of the Plains (1938) as Aunt Martha
Lorna Drake arrives from England to take over the ranch. Although she and Hoppy argue most of the time she takes a liking for Hoppy, angering her fiance Ronald. This enables Scar to enlist Ronald's help in his plan to kill Hoppy. But when Hoppy foils that plan a forest fire develops endangering Lorna.
Holiday (1938) as Woman in church
An unhappy heiress falls in love with her stodgy sister's freethinking fiance.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute