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Loretta Young

Loretta Young


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Also Known As: Died: August 11, 2000
Born: January 6, 1913 Cause of Death: ovarian cancer
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Lady in a Corner (1989) as Grace Guthrie
The respected, veteran editor of an international fashion magazine is challenged by an ambitious young executive when an infamous publisher threatens to buy out the company.
Going Hollywood: The War Years (1988) as Herself (Archival Footage)
Compilation documentary on the film industry's world and efforts during World War II.
Christmas Eve (1986) as Amanda Kingsley
Amanda Kingsley is a spirited and somewhat eccentric millionairess who owns 51 percent of one of America's largest corporations. With her dignified servant Maitland she covers New York City feeding and giving money to the homeless and unfortunate.<P>Although her humorless son Andrew runs the family
It Happens Every Thursday (1953) as Jane MacAvoy
New York reporter Bob MacAvoy is persuaded by pregnant wife Jane to buy a broken-down weekly newspaper in Eden, California. They have humorous problems with small town mores and eccentric citizens. But their schemes to increase circulation get them in over their heads.
Paula (1952) as Paula Rogers
A woman harbors a deadly secret when her husband brings home a child she injured in a hit-and-run accident.
Because of You (1952) as Christine Carroll Kimberly, also known as "Marvy"
Blonde 'doll' Christine Carroll finds too late that her fiancée Mike is a gangster and she's his unwitting accessory. Emerging from prison with dark hair and an interest in nursing, she becomes a nurse's aide in a war hospital where her good looks quickly arouse the interest of battle-fatigued, 'melancholic' patient Steve Kimberly. When it's clear that Steve has fallen hard, she faces the dilemma of what and when to tell him. Her decision has melodramatic consequences...
Half Angel (1951) as Nora Gilpin
A prim and proper lady has an alter ego that comes out while she sleepwalks.
Cause for Alarm! (1951) as Ellen Jones
A woman fights to intercept a letter in which her husband tries to prove her guilty of murder.
Key to the City (1950) as Clarissa Standish
Two mayors meet and fall in love during a convention in San Francisco.
Mother Is a Freshman (1949) as Abby Abbott
Widow Abby Abbott is having serious money problems and has to dip into the family trust in order to pay for her daughter Susan's college tuition. The catch: Abby must also become a co-ed or she can't touch the money. After passing her entrance exams, Abby goes to college and becomes very popular, especially with a handsome English professor whom Susan has a crush on.
Come to the Stable (1949) as Sister Margaret
Two nuns set up a children''''s hospital in the New England countryside.
The Accused (1949) as Wilma Tuttle
A prim psychology professor fights to hide a murder she committed in self-defense.
Rachel and the Stranger (1948) as Rachel
A mail-order bride finds herself attracted to a handsome drifter.
The Bishop's Wife (1948) as Julia Brougham
An angel helps set an ambitious bishop on the right track.
The Perfect Marriage (1947) as Maggie Williams
Jenny (Loretta Young) and Dale Williams (David Niven) have been married ten years and parents of a nine-year-old daughter, "Cookie" Williams (Nona Griffith.) They live well, have separate careers, are surrounded by sophisticated friends, and are afflicted with overattentive in-laws on each side. Celebrating their tenth anniversary,this, of course, means it is time to tell each other they want a divorce from each other. They talk about it. They talk to their friends about it. The friends and in-laws talk to them and to each other and to anyone who will listen about it.
The Farmer's Daughter (1947) as Katrin Holstrom
When she goes to work for a congressman, a Minnesota farm girl takes Washington by storm.
The Stranger (1946) as Mary Longstreet Rankin
A small-town schoolteacher suspects her new husband may be an escaped Nazi war criminal.
Along Came Jones (1945) as Cherry De Longpre
A mild-mannered cowboy is mistaken for a notorious outlaw.
Ladies Courageous (1944) as Roberta Harper
And Now Tomorrow (1944) as Emily Blair
Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily. It doesn't work. Her sister is carrying on an affair with her fiance Jeff. Vance tries a new serum which causes Emily to faint... Will it work this time ?
China (1943) as Carolyn Grant
Shortly before Pearl Harbor, American opportunist Jones and partner Johnny are in China to sell oil to the invading Japanese army. Cynical about the sufferings of the Chinese, Jones meets compassionate teacher Carolyn Grant while travelling cross-country to Shanghai. Sparks fly between these strong-willed characters, neither budging an inch. But when Jones witnesses a Japanese atrocity, his feelings toward his customers (and Carolyn) begin to change...
A Night to Remember (1942) as Nancy Troy
A mystery writer and his wife stumble on a murder in their new apartment.
The Lady from Cheyenne (1941) as Annie [Morgan]
Fictionalized story of the 1869 adoption of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory. In the new-founded railroad town of Laraville, Boss Jim Cork hopes to manipulate the sale of town lots to give him control, but Quaker schoolmarm Annie Morgan bags one of the key lots. Cork's lawyer Steve Lewis tries romancing Annie to get the lot back, finding her so overpoweringly liberated she leaves him dizzy. Still, Steve attains his nefarious object...almost...then has cause to deeply regret having aroused the sleeping giant of feminism!
The Men in Her Life (1941) as Lina Varasvina [also known as Polly Varley
A circus performer marries a man who promises to turn her into a ballerina.
Bedtime Story (1941) as Jane Drake
A stage star''''s dreams of retirement conflict with her playwright husband''''s need for a hit -- with her starring.
He Stayed for Breakfast (1940) as Marianne Duval
The Doctor Takes A Wife (1940) as June Cameron
A man-hating author and a woman-hating doctor have to pretend they're married.
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939) as Mrs. [Mabel] Bell
Alexander Graham Bell pursues his greatest inventions so he can marry the woman he loves.
Wife, Husband and Friend (1939) as Doris Borland
A husband and wife train to be opera singers.
Eternally Yours (1939) as Anita [Halstead]
A woman is swept off her feet by a magician, and finds the results less than magical.
Suez (1938) as Countess Eugenie De Montijo
A young French nobleman dreams of building the Suez Canal.
Three Blind Mice (1938) as Pamela Charters
Three sisters take their small inheritance and move from Kansas to California in search of rich husbands. To start with Pamela poses as a socialite and Moira and Elizabeth pretend to be her staff.
Kentucky (1938) as Sally Goodwin
A Romeo and Juliet love story set amidst horseracing.
Four Men and a Prayer (1938) as Lynn [Cherrington]
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate.
Second Honeymoon (1937) as Vicky [Benton]
Love Under Fire (1937) as Myra Cooper
Café Metropole (1937) as Laura Ridgeway
Wife, Doctor and Nurse (1937) as Ina [Heath]
Love Is News (1937) as Tony Gateson
Ramona (1936) as Ramona
Half-Indian girl (Young) brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house (Taylor) against his family's wishes and loves another Indian (Ameche) employed by the household.
The Unguarded Hour (1936) as Lady Helen Dearden
A blackmailer tries to stop a woman from revealing evidence that could save a condemned man.
Private Number (1936) as Ellen Neal
Ladies in Love (1936) as Susie Schmidt
Three working girls in Budapest pool their resources to get a better apartment and impress their dates.
The Crusades (1935) as Berengaria, Princess of Navarre
King Richard the Lionhearted launches a crusade to preserve Christianity in Jerusalem.
The Call of the Wild (1935) as Claire Blake
Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep him from being shot by an arrogant Englishman also headed for the Yukon.
Clive of India (1935) as Margaret Maskelyne
An enterprising clerk leads the British colonial campaign in India.
Shanghai (1935) as Barbara Howard
The White Parade (1934) as June Arden
The title represents the hopeful, ambitious students at a hospital training school and is primarily a story of the stern discipline and laborious physical and mental toil they endure in order to become nurses and join the White Parade. It is told mainly through the character of June Arden (Loretta Young)who finds romance with Ronald Hall III (John Boles)on the way, with side stories of the other girls who find failure, success, laughs and tears on the way. The forerunner of umpteen dozens of TV series over the past 40 years.
The House of Rothschild (1934) as Julie Rothschild
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against the family.
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1934) as Lola Field
Algy, Bulldog Drummond's right-hand-man, is getting married. Bulldog attends; on the way home, in the fog, he enters the (apparently deserted) mansion of Prince Achmed in search of a phone. He finds none, but he does find a body - which disappears when he summons a bobby. Bodies keep disappearing as Drummond keeps summoning the authorities, particularly his long-suffering upstairs neighbor, Captain Nielsen; the ever faithful Algy also finds his wedding night disrupted by, among other things, some emergency code-breaking. And of course, there's a beautiful woman there's always a beautiful woman in this case, Gwen, who turns out to be the daughter of the dead man who started all this.
Caravan (1934) as Countess Wilma
Born to Be Bad (1934) as Letty Strong
An unmarried pregnant woman is determined that her child will not grow up to be mistreated.
The Devil's in Love (1933) as Margot [LeSesne]
Man's Castle (1933) as Trina
An unemployed man turns to crime when he gets his girlfriend pregnant.
The Life of Jimmy Dolan (1933) as Peggy
A boxer facing a murder charge finds refuge in a children's home.
Grand Slam (1933) as Marcia [Stanislavsky]
A hat-check girl's skill with cards lands her a wealthy bridge champion.
Employee's Entrance (1933) as Madeline [Walters]
An unscrupulous department store manager stops at nothing to get what he wants.
Midnight Mary (1933) as Mary [Martin]
An abused orphan sinks into a life of crime.
Heroes for Sale (1933) as Ruth [Holmes]
A veteran fights drug addiction to make his way in the business world.
Zoo in Budapest (1933) as Eve
An orphan escapes her keepers to be with a young man raised at the zoo whose only friends are animals.
She Had to Say Yes (1933) as Florence [Denny]
A secretary pads her salary by dating prospective buyers for her company.
The Hatchet Man (1932) as Toya San
When he''s forced to kill his best friend, a Chinese hit man adopts the man''s daughter.
Week-end Marriage (1932) as Lola Davis
When her husband loses his job, a woman risks her marriage to become the breadwinner.
They Call It Sin (1932) as Marion Cullen
An innocent young chorus girl fights the advances of her lecherous producer.
Taxi! (1932) as Sue Riley
A feisty independent cab driver fights off a crooked syndicate.
Life Begins (1932) as Grace Sutton
A maternity ward becomes the focus for the patients'''', doctors'''' and nurses'''' personal problems.
Play Girl (1932) as Buster Green
A young innocent falls for a compulsive gambler.
Beau Ideal (1931) as Isobel Brandon
In this sequel to the classic Beau Geste, a Legionnaire gets mixed up in an Arabian religious war.
Platinum Blonde (1931) as Gallagher
A heartless heiress seduces a hard-working reporter into a disastrous marriage.
Big Business Girl (1931) as Claire "Mac" McIntyre
A college girl uses her brains and her legs to conquer the business world.
Three Girls Lost (1931) as Norene McMann
Architect Gordon Wales finds fellow apartmenthouse resident Joan Marsh locked out and flirts with her. When she is murdered evidence points to him. He and Joan's roommate Noreen become involved.
Too Young to Marry (1931) as Elaine Bumpsted
The Right of Way (1931) as Rosalie Evantural
A married lawyer with amnesia falls in love with another woman.
The Ruling Voice (1931) as Gloria Bannister
A powerful gangster goes soft when he meets his grown-up daughter.
I Like Your Nerve (1931) as Diane Forsythe
A bookworm turns himself into a romantic adventurer in Central America.
The Second Floor Mystery (1930) as Marian Ferguson
Kismet (1930) as Marsinah
Hajj, a rascally beggar on the periphery of the court of Baghdad, schemes to marry his daughter to royalty and to win the heart of the queen of the castle himself.
The Devil to Pay (1930) as Dorothy [Hope]
A spendthrift''''s return shakes up his family.
The Truth About Youth (1930) as Phyllis Ericson
A gold digging cabaret singer is unaware that her latest love is penniless.
Road to Paradise (1930) as Margaret Waring/Mary Brennan
A delinquent girl helps a criminal gang rob her look-alike.
The Man From Blankley's (1930) as Margery Seaton
Loose Ankles (1930) as Ann Harper
A young woman will inherit a million dollars if she marries well.
Scarlet Seas (1929) as Margaret
The Show of Shows (1929) as
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
The Squall (1929) as Irma
A gypsy beauty sets the men of a farming family to fighting over her favors.
Fast Life (1929) as Patricia
The Girl in the Glass Cage (1929) as Gladys Cosgrove
The Careless Age (1929) as Muriel
The Forward Pass (1929) as Patricia Carlyle
The Whip Woman (1928) as The girl
Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928) as Simonetta
In this silent film, a circus clown falls for a young innocent in love with another.
The Magnificent Flirt (1928) as Denise Laverne, the daughter
The Head Man (1928) as Carol Watts
Her Wild Oat (1927) as Girl playing ping-pong

Cast (special)

Happy Birthday, Hollywood! (1987)
A gala celebration, benefiting the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles in honor of the centennial of the founding of the town of Hollywood.

Cast (short)

How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 8: 'The Brassie' (1931)
In this short film, a father would rather have an impromptu lesson on playing with a brassie than thwarting his daughter's engagement. Vitaphone Release 4799.
An Intimate Dinner in Celebration of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee (1930)
In this short film, Mr. and Mrs. Warner Bros. Pictures host a dinner in honor of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee.

Misc. Crew (short)

Loretta Young (1962)
This short film, part of the Hollywood Hist-o-Rama series, offers a brief biography of Loretta Young.

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