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Ann Rutherford

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Also Known As: Died: June 11, 2012
Born: November 2, 1920 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, CA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Making Of A Legend: Gone With The Wind (1988)
Christopher Plummer hosts this documentary tracing producer David O. Selznick''''s battle to make the most popular movie of all time.
Slipper and the Rose, The (1976) as Princess
An impoverished orphan dreams of attending the royal ball.
They Only Kill Their Masters (1972) as Gloria
A small-town sheriff attempts to clear a Doberman of murder charges.
Operation Haylift (1950) as Clara Masters
Adventures of Don Juan (1949) as Donna Elena
The legendary lover saves his queen from treason.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) as Gertrude Griswald
An accountant dreams of being a hero but finds it''s not so easy in real life.
Murder in the Music Hall (1946) as Gracie
The Madonna's Secret (1946) as Linda North, also known as Linda Morgan
Inside Job (1946) as Claire Gray
Two O'Clock Courage (1945) as Patty Mitchell
An amnesiac discovers he's wanted for murder.
Bedside Manner (1945) as Lola Cross
Bermuda Mystery (1944) as Constance Martin
Happy Land (1943) as Lenore Prentiss
A small-town druggist thinks back on the life of the son who has just died in World War II.
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943) as Carol Lambert
A radio sleuth infiltrates the Brooklyn Dodgers to solve a murder.
This Time for Keeps (1942) as Katherine White
A newlywed goes to work for his disapproving father-in-law.
The Courtship of Andy Hardy (1942) as Polly Benedict
A teenager dates a girl whose parents' divorce is being decided by his father.
Andy Hardy's Double Life (1942) as Polly Benedict
A new college student lets romance get in the way of his studies.
Orchestra Wives (1942) as Connie Ward Abbott
A woman falls in love with a musician in a band and learns about life as an orchestra wife.
Whistling in Dixie (1942) as Carol Lambert
A radio detective''''s southern honeymoon is cut short by the discovery of a murder.
Washington Melodrama (1941) as Laurie Claymore
A philanthropic businessman is framed for murder during a lobbying trip to Washington.
Whistling in the Dark (1941) as Carol Lambert
A radio detective is kidnapped and forced to plan the perfect murder.
Badlands of Dakota (1941) as Anne Grayson
Life Begins for Andy Hardy (1941) as Polly Benedict
A small-town boy tries life in the big city before going to college.
Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941) as Polly Benedict
On the verge of graduation, a high-school boy decides he needs a social secretary.
Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940) as Polly Benedict
A teenage boy goes into debt to court a Manhattan socialite.
The Ghost Comes Home (1940) as Billie Adams
A man who''''s presumed dead returns to his family.
Wyoming (1940) as Lucy Kincaid
Outlaw pals are tempted to go straight.
Pride and Prejudice (1940) as Lydia Bennet
Jane Austen''''s comic classic about five sisters out to nab husbands in 19th-century England.
Keeping Company (1940) as Mary Thomas
A young man's engagement is jeopardized by the return of an old girlfriend.
The Hardys Ride High (1939) as Polly Benedict
A small-town family inherits a fortune but has trouble adjusting to society life.
Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (1939) as Polly Benedict
A teenage boy falls in love with his drama teacher.
Gone With the Wind (1939) as Carreen [O'Hara]
Classic tale of Scarlett O'Hara's battle to save her beloved Tara and find love during the Civil War.
Judge Hardy and Son (1939) as Polly Benedict
A small-town judge tries to save an elderly couple from eviction while coping with his wife''s illness.
These Glamour Girls (1939) as Mary Rose Wilston
A drunken college boy invites a taxi dancer to spend the weekend at his snobbish school.
Dancing Co-Ed (1939) as Eve [Greeley]
A college girl fights to survive in academia and show business.
Four Girls in White (1939) as Patricia Page
Student nurses cope with life''s problems.
A Christmas Carol (1938) as Spirit of Christmas Past
In this adaptation of Charles Dickens'' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
Of Human Hearts (1938) as Annie Hawks
A rebellious son neglects his parents after enlisting in the Civil War.
Out West with the Hardys (1938) as Polly Benedict
A small-town judge takes his family on a western vacation so he can help a friend negotiate water rights.
Judge Hardy's Children (1938) as Polly Benedict
A small-town judge''s Washington trip lands his son in hot water with a diplomat''s daughter.
Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938) as Polly Benedict
A small-town boy tries to juggle two girlfriends at once.
Dramatic School (1938) as Yvonne
A young actress struggles to make a hit on stage and in married life.
Live, Love and Learn (1937) as Class president
A bohemian artist and a society girl try to adjust to marriage.
Public Cowboy No. 1 (1937) as Helen Morgan
Shannon is running a modern rustling operation using an airplane to spot the cattle, short wave radio to alert the rustlers, and trucks to haul away the beef. When the aging Sheriff Doniphan is unable to bring them in, he is replaced by an eastern detective. But Doniphan's deputy Gene suspects Shannon and sets a trap to nab him and his gang.
You're Only Young Once (1937) as Polly Benedict
Andy Hardy and his sister find romance during a family vacation in Catalina.
Espionage (1937) as Girl in dining car
Rival reporters fight off spies while vying to interview a munitions tycoon.
The Bride Wore Red (1937) as Peasant girl
A chorus girl crashes an exclusive Swiss resort to snare a rich husband.
The Devil Is Driving (1937) as Kitty Wooster
The Harvester (1936) as Ruth Jameson
The Oregon Trail (1936) as Anne Ridgley
U. S. Army Captain John Delmont takes a leave of absence to find out what happened to his missing father. Later he leads a wagon train to California and goes after the bad guys involved in his father's disappearance.
Down to the Sea (1936) as Helen Pappas
The Lonely Trail (1936) as Virginia
Though he fought for the North in the Civil War, John is asked by the Governor of Texas to get rid of some troublesome carpetbaggers. He enlists the help of Holden before learning that Holden too is plundering the local folk.
Comin' Round the Mountain (1936) as Dolores Moreno
Doughnuts and Society (1936) as Joan Dugan
Two women, partners in a doughnut shop, learn that their children have fallen in love with each other. But when each mother individually comes into a fortune, each insists that her child marry into high society. Of course, what goes up must come down...
The Lawless Nineties (1936) as Janet Carter
Federal agent John Tipton heads for Wyoming to supervise the vote on whether to join the Union. One group of locals is using dynamite to terrorize the populace and a local newspaper editor is killed.
Fighting Marines, The (1935)
U.S. Marines, attempting to build a landing field on Halfway Island in the Pacific, unwittingly endanger the secret hideout of a mysterious figure known as The Tiger Shark. The Tiger Shark therefore begins a program of sabotage and murder against the Marines.
Melody Trail (1935) as Millicent Thomas
After Gene has his watch stolen by the Gypsy he takes a job on the Thomas ranch. Thomas' dog has brought home the cradle with the Gypsy's baby and when the Gypsy retrieves his baby, Gene thinks he is a kidnaper. But as he chases after him he now sees that Thomas' cattle are being rustled.
The Singing Vagabond (1935) as Lettie Morgan, also known as Mary Varden
Humiliated by her Aunt Hortense (Grace Goodall), Lettie Morgan (Ann Rutherford) runs away from home. Mixing with a troupe of show girls, led by Otto (Henry Roquemore), she is mistaken for the expected leading lady and heads for California with their wagons. They miss the main wagon train and are attacked just as they cross the California border, but are rescued by Captain Tex Autry (Gene Autry) and his troop. Lettie believes Tex has been insolent for condemning the show troupe being on their own unprotected, and reports him to Colonel Seward (Frank LaRue) at Fort Henry. Horses are stolen from the fort that night by renegades led by Buck LaCrosse (Warner Richmond) and Utah Joe (Alan Sears), and when Tex goes in pursuit, he is believed to be a traitor, captured and condemned to death. Judge Lane (Niles Welch), in on the plot and hankering for Lettie, is asked by Lettie to intercede, but he double-crosses her. Aided by his pals, Frog (Smiley Burnette) and Buffalo (Bob Burns), Tex escapes and takes after the wagon train with which Lettie and the troupe of show girls has gone.
Waterfront Lady (1935) as Joan O'Brien
When a young man is befriended by a gambling ship operator and made a partner in the business, he becomes involved in a police manhunt after he covers up a murder committed by his new partner.

Cast (special)

Gene Autry: Melody of the West (1994)
Documentary on Gene Autry, focusing on the singing cowboy's film career and his influence on the Hollywood western. Includes film clips, archival footage and interviews with friends and Autry himself.

Cast (short)

Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)
This short film presents the awards ceremony for the 1939 Academy Awards. Vitaphone Release 9780-9783.
Angel of Mercy (1939)
This short film details the life of Clara Barton, founder of the Red Cross.
"Andy Hardy's Dilemma" A Lesson in Mathematics - and Other Things (1938)
In this short film, Judge Hardy teaches his son Andy a lesson about charity while used-car shopping.
Carnival in Paris (1937)
In this short, the janitor of a Paris museum''''s Egyptology department agrees to help a girl hide from the police.

Misc. Crew (short)

Flag of Mercy (1942)
Short film "Angel of Mercy" (1939), which depicts the efforts of Clara Barton to organize a hospital service for soldiers, is re-edited with footage relating it to America''''s involvement in World War II.

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