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The Busby... Fans of modern movie musicals like "Chicago" (2002) and "Hairspray"... more info $59.98was $59.98 Buy Now

Nightmare... "Nightmare Alley" (1947) is a gritty film noir revolving around deception and... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

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Also Known As: Died: December 25, 1979
Born: August 30, 1906 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Woman Inside, The (1981) as Aunt Coll
A tough Vietnam veteran decides to have sex-change operation and his elderly aunt tries to come to terms with his decision.
2.
The Champ (1979) as Dolly Kenyon
A washed-up prizefighter fights to keep his son.
3.
Grease (1978) as Vi
A prim Australian exchange student falls for a high-school gang leader.
4.
Battered (1978) as Edna Thompson
A drama interweaving the stories of three women of varied backgrounds and ages whose marriages are complicated by the tragedy of wife-beating.
5.
Opening Night (1977) as Sarah Goode
After viewing the accidental death of a devoted fan, a famous actress re-examines her professional and personal relationships.
6.
Glove, The (1976) as Mrs Fitzgerald
Sam Kellough is a modern-day bounty hunter in Los Angeles who decides to track down Victor Hale, a vicious, heavy-set ex-convict with a $20,000 bounty on his head, who is killing former prison guards with a leather-laced steel glove in revenge for them beating him with the same instrument while he was imprisoned.
7.
Death at Love House (1976) as Marcella Geffenhart
Curious over the relationship that his artist-father had with a famous film queen in the 1930s, a young writer and his wife accept the challenge of writing a movie script about the legendary star, gain access to her old mansion, occupied by a lone caretaker, and find themselves menaced by her spirit
8.
Dead Don't Die, The (1975) as Levenia
This supernatural period piece set in the mid-1930s has a sailor becoming drawn into the netherworld while trying to prove that his brother was wrongly executed for murder.
9.
Winner Take All (1975) as Beverly Craig
A woman's compulsion to gamble threatens to ruin her marriage -- especially after losing $30,000 of her husband's savings.
10.
Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971) as Jenny
A con artist poses as a notorious hired gun.
11.
The Phynx (1970) as Ruby
12.
Big Daddy (1969) as
13.
Stay Away, Joe (1968) as Glenda Callahan
A young Indian tries to save his failing reservation by selling grazing rights to a corrupt tycoon.
14.
Kona Coast (1968) as Kittibelle Lightfoot
A Hawaiian boat captain tries to prove a wealthy playboy killed his daughter.
15.
Waterhole #3 (1967) as Lavinia
Some renegade Army men steal a cachet of gold and hide it in the desert for later use until a lone cowboy gets wind of it and wants it for himself.
16.
Ride Beyond Vengeance (1966) as Mrs. Lavender
After being tortured and robbed of his savings, a buffalo hunter sets out to exact violent revenge on the men who branded him. "You Can't Ever Go Home Again" is sung by Glenn Yarbrough.
17.
The Spy in the Green Hat (1966) as Mrs "Fingers" Stiletto
Secret agents fight to keep a criminal mastermind from altering the course of the Gulf Stream.
18.
The Cincinnati Kid (1965) as Lady Fingers
Card sharps try to deal with personal problems during a big game in New Orleans.
19.
Advance to the Rear (1964) as Easy Jenny
Civil War rejects are sent to the West, supposedly out of harm's way.
20.
Angel Baby (1961) as Mollie Hays
Married promoters try to turn a faith healer into a gold mine.
21.
This Could Be the Night (1957) as Crystal
A schoolteacher gets a secretarial job at a gangster-run nightclub.
22.
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957) as Violet
A lowly adman tries to better his lot by courting a glamorous Hollywood star.
23.
Lizzie (1957) as Aunt Morgan
A mousy woman discovers she has two other personalities.
24.
Desk Set (1957) as Peg Costello
A computer expert tries to prove his electronic brain can replace a television network's research staff.
25.
The Opposite Sex (1956) as Edith [Potter]
In this musical remake of The Women, a happily married singer lets her catty friends convince her to file for divorce.
26.
The Opposite Sex (1956) as Edith [Potter]
In this musical remake of The Women, a happily married singer lets her catty friends convince her to file for divorce.
27.
The Blue Veil (1951) as Annie Rawlins
28.
For Heaven's Sake (1950) as Daphne
An angel's earthly mission takes a wrong turn when he falls in love with mortal life.
29.
The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947) as Rosemary Durant
Romantically involved reporters compete to solve a murder on a famous actress' estate.
30.
Nightmare Alley (1947) as Zeena
An ambitious carnival worker attempts to scam his way out of the carnival in this brutal noir.
31.
Christmas Eve (1947) as Ann Nelson
To save her fortune, an aging woman must reunite her three adopted sons.
32.
Adventure (1946) as Helen Melohn
A rough-living sailor has trouble adjusting to domestic life when he marries a librarian.
33.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) as Aunt Sissy
A girl in the slums tries to find her way with the help of her devoted mother and alcoholic father.
34.
Don Juan Quilligan (1945) as Margie Mossrock
35.
Cry 'Havoc' (1944) as Grace [Lambert]
A group of war nurses fights to survive the siege of Bataan.
36.
Lady for a Night (1942) as Jenny Blake
Gambling boat operator Jenny Blake throws over her gambler beau Jack Morgan in order to marry into high society. When her husband is killed in an attempt on her life, she is charged with his murder.
37.
Three Girls About Town (1941) as Hope Banner
Sisters working at a hotel try to hide a dead body before the next convention arrives.
38.
Topper Returns (1941) as Gail Richards
A beautiful ghost enlists a henpecked husband to track down her killer.
39.
Model Wife (1941) as Joan Keating [Chambers]
40.
I Want a Divorce (1940) as Geraldine "Jerry" Brokaw
41.
Two Girls on Broadway (1940) as Molly Mahoney
A sister act splits up over love.
42.
East Side of Heaven (1939) as Mary [Wilson]
43.
The Kid from Kokomo (1939) as Doris Harvey
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
44.
The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939) as Maxine Carroll
The mayor's secretary competes with her homicide detective fiancé's devotion to his job.
45.
Off the Record (1939) as Jane Morgan
A lady reporter adopts the young delinquent her crime exposes helped send to jail.
46.
Good Girls Go to Paris (1939) as Jenny Swanson
An English professor helps a waitress take a dream vacation in Paris.
47.
There's Always a Woman (1938) as Sally Reardon
While working on a simple case, married private eyes uncover a murder.
48.
The King and the Chorus Girl (1937) as Dorothy Ellis
While vacationing in New York, a European prince falls for a showgirl.
49.
The Perfect Specimen (1937) as Mona Carter
A wealthy woman tries to keep her grandson secluded only to have him stolen by an ambitious lady reporter.
50.
Stand-In (1937) as Lester Plum
An efficiency expert tries to streamline operations at a Hollywood studio.
51.
Back in Circulation (1937) as [Timothea] Timmy Blake
A reporter tries to win her editor's heart by solving a murder case.
52.
Colleen (1936) as Minnie Hawkins
An eccentric millionaire hires a gold digger to run his business.
53.
Three Men on a Horse (1936) as Mabel
Gangsters kidnap a timid poet with a knack for picking winning horses.
54.
Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936) as Norma Perry
A group of insurance salesmen try to get into show business.
55.
Bullets or Ballots (1936) as Lee Morgan
A cop goes undercover to crack an influential crime ring.
56.
Sons O' Guns (1936) as Yvonne
A song-and-dance man gets caught up in war and espionage.
57.
Stage Struck (1936) as Peggy Revere
Broadway hopefuls put on a show.
58.
Broadway Gondolier (1935) as Alice Hughes
A taxi driver travels to Venice and poses as a gondolier to land a radio singing job.
59.
We're in the Money (1935) as Ginger Stewart
Gold-digging process servers set their sights on a breach of promise defendant.
60.
Miss Pacific Fleet (1935) as Gloria Fay
Two stranded showgirls enter a beauty contest to win the fare back home.
61.
Traveling Saleslady (1935) as Angela Twitchell
A toothpaste tycoon's daughter joins his rival to teach him a lesson.
62.
Kansas City Princess (1934) as Rosie [Sturges]
A pair of con women masquerade as girl scouts to escape to New York.
63.
Dames (1934) as Mabel [Anderson]
A reformer's daughter wins the lead in a scandalous Broadway show.
64.
I've Got Your Number (1934) as Marie [Lawson]
Two telephone engineers try to clear a woman of criminal charges.
65.
Smarty (1934) as Vickie [Wallace]
A squabbling couple can't seem to make it to the divorce court.
66.
He Was Her Man (1934) as Rose [Lawrence]
A safecracker goes straight to get back at some fellow crooks.
67.
Lawyer Man (1933) as Olga [Michaels]
Success corrupts a smooth-talking lawyer.
68.
Convention City (1933) as Nancy Lorraine
69.
Footlight Parade (1933) as Nan [Prescott]
A producer fights labor problems, financiers and his greedy ex-wife to put on a show.
70.
Blondie Johnson (1933) as Blondie [Johnson]
A female crook fights her way from poverty to the top of the underworld.
71.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) as Carol [King]
Three chorus girls fight to keep their show going and find rich husbands.
72.
Havana Widows (1933) as Mae Knight
Chorus girls travel to Cuba in search of rich husbands.
73.
Goodbye Again (1933) as Anne [Rogers]
An author''s reunion with an old flame angers the secretary who loves him.
74.
Broadway Bad (1933) as Tony Landers
75.
Three on a Match (1932) as Mary Keaton
A woman's childhood friends try to rescue her from gangsters.
76.
The Crowd Roars (1932) as Anne Scott
A race-car driver tries to keep his brother from following in his footsteps.
77.
Union Depot (1932) as Ruth Collins
An out-of-luck con artist discovers a suitcase full of money at a train station.
78.
Make Me a Star (1932) as "Flips" Montague
A grocery clerk goes to Hollywood in search of fame and fortune.
79.
The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932) as Schatze Citroux
80.
The Famous Ferguson Case (1932) as Maizie Dickson
Two reporters interested in different stories write about a murder.
81.
Miss Pinkerton (1932) as Miss Adams
A private duty nurse gets herself mixed up in a murder investigation.
82.
Central Park (1932) as Dot
Small-town kids out to make it in the big city inadvertently get mixed up with gangsters.
83.
Big City Blues (1932) as Vida [Fleet]
A country boy finds love and heartache in New York City.
84.
Millie (1931) as Angie Wickerstaff
A prostitute turns to murder to protect her teenage daughters honor.
85.
Blonde Crazy (1931) as Ann Roberts
A con-man bellhop and his chambermaid girlfriend set out to fleece hotel guests.
86.
Other Men's Women (1931) as Marie
A railroad engineer falls for a co-worker's wife.
87.
God's Gift to Women (1931) as Fifi
A modern-day Don Juan tries to go straight for love of an American woman.
88.
The Public Enemy (1931) as Mamie
An Irish-American street punk tries to make it big in the world of organized crime.
89.
Big Business Girl (1931) as Pearl
A college girl uses her brains and her legs to conquer the business world.
90.
My Past (1931) as Marian Moore
A stage star finds herself torn between a wealthy older man and a handsome younger one.
91.
The Reckless Hour (1931) as Myrtle Nichols
A young innocent almost ruins her life for the love of an unfeeling cad.
92.
Illicit (1931) as Helen Dukie Childers
Young free-thinkers turn conventionally jealous when they marry.
93.
Night Nurse (1931) as Maloney
A nurse discovers that the children she''s caring for are murder targets.
94.
The Office Wife (1930) as Catherine Murdock
A gold-digging secretary sets out to lure her boss from his straying wife.
95.
Sinner's Holiday (1930) as Myrtle
A jealous young man frames his sister's boyfriend.

Cast (special)

96.
Bobby Parker and Company (1974) as His Mother
The story of the somewhat self-obsessed Bobby Parker, as seen through his eyes only. The other characters are only significant insofar as they have some relation to Bobby, and in fact are only referred to as, for instance, "Bobby's wife," or "Bobby's mother," etc. Bobby thinks of these intrusive fig
97.
Three For the Girls (1973) as Mother (Story 3)
The overall title for three one-act plays: "Raincheck" focuses on a husband and wife who decide to get a divorce after sixteen years of marriage; "Clothes Make the Girl" is a musical comedy about a man from a small town who is shocked to see his daughter acting in a nude play; "Sonny Boy" comically

Cast (special)

98.
Rebels, The (1979) as Mrs Brumple

Cast (short)

99.
The Cincinnati Kid Plays According to Hoyle (1965)
This promotional short for "The Cincinnati Kid" (1965) showcases the card handling skills of gambler and magician Jay Ose.
100.
Things You Never See on the Screen (1935)
This short film presents a series of bloopers from various Warner Bros. productions.
101.
Hollywood Newsreel (1934)
A variety of stories from "behind the scenes" in Hollywood are the focus in this short film that may have been a publicity vehicle for "Harold Teen" (1934). Vitaphone Release 6170.
102.
How I Play Golf by Bobby Jones No. 10 Trouble Shots (1931)
In this short film, golfer Bobby Jones presents how to hit the golf ball out of roughs, water, weeds, and trees. Vitaphone Release 4801.
103.
Intimate Dinner in Celebration of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee, An (1930)
In this short film, Mr. and Mrs. Warner Bros. Pictures host a dinner in honor of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee.

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