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Jean Porter

Jean Porter



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Cast (feature film)

The Left Hand of God (1955) as Mary Yin
The new priest at a Chinese mission takes an unorthodox approach to spreading God''''s word.
Racing Blood (1954) as Lucille Mitchell
Cry Danger (1951) as Darlene
An innocent ex-con sets out to find the real criminals.
Kentucky Jubilee (1951) as Sally Shannon
G. I. Jane (1951) as Jan Smith
That Hagen Girl (1947) as Sharon Barley
A small-town teenager thinks a lawyer is her illegitimate dad.
Little Miss Broadway (1947) as Judy Gibson
Judy Gibson (Jean Porter), upon leaving finishing school, goes to meet her relatives, whom she believes to be wealthy and socially prominent. Actually, ther are penniless Broadway characters and, in order to avoid Judy learning the truth, they take possession of a Long Island mansion owned by a thief presently doing time in Sing Sing. Judy arrives with her fiance Dick Nichols (John Shelton) and his father (Douglas Wood), an industrialist who tries to sell worthless stock to Judy's family in order to bolster his shaky fiancial status. They give him $200,000, part of the stashed loot they found belonging to the home-owner thief. The latter escapes from prison. Complications arise. Jerry Wald and his band provide music for Jean Porter's singing, and pert-'n-pretty Porter, as usual, carries the show.
Sweet Genevieve (1947) as Genevieve Rogers
Two Blondes and a Redhead (1947) as Cathy Abbott
Socialite Cathy Abbott (Jean Porter) is working in the chorus of a Broadway show instead of being enrolled at an exclusive girl's school as her parents (Regina Wallace and Douglas Wood) think. When the show closes, she brings two of her chorus friends, Patti Calhoun (June Preisser) and Vicki Adams (Judy Clark), home with her. In addition to trying to make her friends acceptable to the snooty society of which her family is part, she is also being blackmailed by a rival. She and her two friends win over the blue-bloods with a couple of chorus routines, and she discloses she will be marrying the butler, Tommy Randell (Jimmy Lloyd), rather than the pompous Freddie Ainsley (Rick Vallin).
Easy to Wed (1946) as Frances
In this remake of Libeled Lady, a tough newspaper editor hires a gigolo to compromise a woman suing his paper for libel.
Betty Co-ed (1946) as Joanne Leeds
A fore-runner and a semi- slight version of "Take Care of My Little Girl" from Sam Katzman, but pert-and-pretty Jean Porter had a knack for making Katzman's pictures look better than they were. Here, she (as Joanne Leeds), interrupts her carnival singing career to enroll as a freshman at Upton College. She quickly encounters the snobbery of the sorority girls because of her background. But the sorority is reorganized on democratic principles and she is invited to join, although it is never made too clear why she would want to join this group of airheads anyway.
Till the End of Time (1946) as Helen Ingersoll
A returning World War II veteran falls for a troubled war widow.
Twice Blessed (1945) as Kitty
Twin sisters set a parent trap to reunite their divorced mother and father.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945) as Ruthie
A pair of wacky lackeys try to take Tinseltown by storm.
What Next, Corporal Hargrove? (1945) as Jeanne Ouidoc
A bumbling soldier and his scheming friend take France by storm.
Thrill of a Romance (1945) as Ga-ga bride
A soldier returning from World War II finds love with a lady swimmer.
San Fernando Valley (1944) as Betty Lou Kenyon
A ranch owner fires his ranch hands and brings in women to replace them. The owner's daughter wants the male hands back and comes up with a plan to do it. They will rustle the horses and when the women hands are unable to find them, they will bring them in and get their old jobs back. But the two hands that steal the horses sell them and then claim they were robbed.
Bathing Beauty (1944) as Jean Allenwood
A songwriter enrolls in an all-girl school to court a pretty gym teacher.
Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble (1944) as Katy Anderson
A college boy has to cope with a pair of beautiful twins.
Calaboose (1943) as Major Barbara
When he falls for the jailer''''s daughter, a wandering cowpoke gets himself arrested.
The Youngest Profession (1943) as Patricia ["Patsy"] Drew
Teenage autograph seekers cause trouble at MGM.
Young Ideas (1943) as Southern co-ed
A widow's grown children try to break up her romance with a college professor.
Nazty Nuisance (1943)
Hitler summons the Axis leaders to a secret island meeting with disastrous results.
Fall In (1943) as Joan
An Army sergeant''''s photographic memory puts him in conflict with a Nazi spy.
Heart of the Rio Grande (1942) as Pudge
As foreman of a dude ranch, Gene has two problems. One is a guest, the spoiled daughter of a millioniare, and the other is the disgruntled ex-foreman that Gene replaced, now just a ranch hand. Gene eventually gets the daughter straightened out but has to fire the ex-foreman and this leads to trouble when he returns intent on revenge.
About Face (1942) as Sally
Two army sergeants wreak havoc on leave.
One Million B.C. (1940) as
An exiled caveman finds love when he joins another tribe.
The Underpup (1939) as Penguin girl
Inside Information (1934) as Gertie
Gambling Sex (1932) as Classmate
The Penal Code (1932) as
Unguarded Girls (1929) as
Barb Wire (1922) as Joan Lorne
Bondage (1917) as Jean

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Night and Day (1946) as Stand-in for Selena Royle
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.

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