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Also Known As: Died: September 1, 1977
Born: October 31, 1896 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
The Sound and the Fury (1959) as Dilsey
Passions divide a declining Southern family.
2.
The Heart Is a Rebel (1958) as Gladys
3.
Carib Gold (1956) as Mom
4.
The Member of the Wedding (1953) as Berenice Sadie Brown
When her brother marries, a 12-year-old girl faces the awkward pains of adolescence.
5.
Pinky (1949) as Dicey Johnson
A light-skinned black woman returns home after passing for white in nursing school.
6.
Cabin in the Sky (1943) as Petunia Jackson
God and Satan battle for the soul of a wounded gambler.
7.
Stage Door Canteen (1943) as
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.
8.
Cairo (1942) as Cleona Jones
A war correspondent in Egypt thinks a screen star on tour is a spy.
9.
Tales of Manhattan (1942) as Esther
An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his new, custom made tail coat has been cursed and it will bring misfortune to all who wear it. As the 4 succeeding wearers of the coat discover, misfortune can often lead to truth.
10.
Gift of Gab (1934) as Herself
11.
On With the Show (1929) as Herself
An inexperienced newcomer steps in for a musical comedy's ailing star.

Music (feature film)

12.
Amelia (2009)
After becoming the first woman to fly across the Atlantic, Amelia was thrust into a new role as America's sweetheart - the legendary "goddess of light," known for her bold, larger-than-life charisma. Yet, even with her global fame solidified, her belief in flirting with danger and standing up as her
13.
Heart of Midnight (1988) as Song Performer ("Baby, What Else Can I Do")
Story involving incest and child abuse.

Cast (special)

14.
Johnny Carson Presents the Sun City Scandals '72 (1972)
An hour of music and comedy in which senior citizens of the show business community perform the material that made them famous.
15.
Manhattan Tower (1956) as Sunday School Teacher
The story relates the romantic adventures of a young couple (Stephen and Julie) who meet and fall in love while visiting New York City.
16.
Ethel Waters Show, The (1939) as Host
An hour of music, song, and comedy. One of the first television programs to star a black performer.

Music (special)

17.
Irving Berlin: An American Song (1999) as Song Performer ("Heat Wave" "Suppertime")
Profile of American songwriter Irving Berlin.

Cast (short)

18.
Rufus Jones for President (1933)
Rufus Jones, a black child, is elected president of the USA in this short musical comedy. Vitaphone Release 1553-1554.

Misc. Crew (short)

19.
Voice That Thrilled the World, The (1943)
This short film traces the history of sound in the movies, featuring snippets from early sound pictures. Vitaphone Release 1179A.

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