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Cast (feature film)

American Splendor (2003) as Nurse
Harvey Pekar is file clerk at the local VA hospital. His interactions with his co-workers offer some relief from the monotony, and their discussions encompass everything from music to the decline of American culture to new flavors of jellybeans and life itself. At home, Harvey fills his days with re
Nobody's Fool (1986) as Bridesmaid
Cassie was very sad and lonely. When she got pregnant, her boyfriend Billy left her. Cassie finally gave the baby up for adoption, a choice she regretted, and attempted suicide several times. She is working unhappily at her job in a bar in the small town of Buckeye when a Los Angeles theater group a
Lollipop Girls in Hard Candy, The (1976)
Three centurions from ancient Greece wash up on a beach in California, looking for the walls of Troy. During their search, one of them crashes into a candy factory where he accidentally spills cream of yak soup on some lollipops, turning them into strong aphrodisiacs.
The Dog and the Diamonds (1962) as Helen
The Terror of the Tongs (1961) as Helena Jackson
A secret society in Hong Kong holds a British ship''s captain hostage.
Two Grooms for a Bride (1957) as Ra Longstreet
My Sister Eileen (1955) as Helen's mother
Two sisters from Ohio, one pretty, one witty, plot to take New York City by storm.
Sincerely Yours (1955) as Mrs. Cosgrove
Hearing loss creates professional and romantic crises for a concert pianist.
An Annapolis Story (1955) as Mrs. Scott
Two brothers enrolled at the U.S. Naval Academy fall in love with the same girl.
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation (1953) as Elizabeth Parker
The Kettles are in Paris along with their daughter-in-law's parents the Parkers. Pa tries to buy racy postcards. He also gets in big trouble when he is given a letter to deliver to Adolph Wade, a spy who gets killed by spies Inez and Cyrus Kraft.
The Brigand (1952) as Baroness Isabella
A disgraced military officer stands in for an injured Arab ruler.
You For Me (1952) as Edna McDermad
A good-hearted nurse gets mixed up with a millionaire who could help her hospital.
Jack and the Beanstalk (1952) as Jack's mother
A baby-sitter dreams himself and his best friend into the famous fairy tale.
Father Takes the Air (1951) as Mrs. Latham
Home Town Story (1951) as Mrs. Washburn
Blake Washburn blames manufacturer MacFarland for his defeat in the race for re-election to the state legislature. He takes over his uncle's newspaper to take on big business as an enemy of the people. Miss Martin (Marilyn Monroe) works in the "Herald" newspaper office. When tragedy strikes, Blake must re-examine his views.
The Lady and the Bandit (1951) as Lady Greene
A dramatization of the life of the English bandit Dick Turpin.
Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm (1951) as Elizabeth Parker
The hillbilly farmers take off in search of uranium.
Born Yesterday (1950) as Mrs. Hedges
A newspaper reporter takes on the task of educating a crooked businessman's girlfriend.
Father's Wild Game (1950) as Mrs.[Edna] Latham
Father Makes Good (1950) as Mrs. [Edna] Latham
Yes Sir, That's My Baby (1949) as Professor [Sophia] Boland
Leave It to Henry (1949) as Edna Latham
Henry, the Rainmaker (1949) as Mrs. Edna Latham
Miss Mink of 1949 (1949) as Mrs. Marshall
Wallflower (1948) as Mrs. Linnett
Two sisters compete for the same man.
Arthur Takes Over (1948) as Flora Bixby
The Man I Love (1947) as Maggie
A night-club singer gets involved with a mobster.
That Hagen Girl (1947) as Lorna Gateley
A small-town teenager thinks a lawyer is her illegitimate dad.
Love and Learn (1947) as Victoria Wyngate
An heiress surreptitiously helps two songwriters waiting for their big break.
That Way with Women (1947) as Minerva Alden
An elderly millionaire makes a hobby of playing cupid.
The Beast with Five Fingers (1947) as Mrs. Miller
After a famous pianist's murder, his hand returns to wreak vengeance.
High Barbaree (1947) as Della Parkson
A downed pilot looks back on his life as he awaits rescue in the South Pacific.
Janie Gets Married (1946) as Thelma Van Brunt
A war bride helps her husband adjust to civilian life.
White Tie and Tails (1946) as Mrs. Latimer
Personality Kid (1946) as Mrs. Roberts
Roughly Speaking (1945) as Relief worker
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
Pillow to Post (1945) as Mrs. Kate Otley
A girl pretends to be a war bride to get a hotel room in Washington.
Mildred Pierce (1945) as Mrs. Forrester
A woman turns herself into a business tycoon to win her selfish daughter a place in society.
Hollywood Canteen (1944) as Joan Leslie's mother
A serviceman and a starlet find love at the star-staffed serviceman's center.
The Doughgirls (1944) as Elizabeth Brush Cartwright
Honeymooners in Washington get caught up in wartime crowding, with disastrous results.
Janie (1944) as Mrs. Thelma Lawrence
A small-town girl defies her father by falling for a soldier.
The Ghost That Walks Alone (1944) as Milly Westover
Hey, Rookie (1944) as Mrs. Clark
Musical comedy star Jimmy Leighter wants to get away from show biz and his leading lady Winnie Clark, so he joins the Army. There he gets the order to put on a show, Winnie Clark appears in a camp show, hears about his task and offers him his help. He thinks, she does it for her publicity only, so he doesn't want to know anything about this, till he finds out, that she has no such intentions.
Three Men in White (1944) as Mrs. Brown
Young doctors compete for a prestigious position as Dr. Gillespie's assistant.
The Sullivans (1944) as Nurse
During WWII, five brothers enlist in the Navy and are assigned to serve on the same ship.
The Falcon and the Co-eds (1943) as Miss Keyes
A society sleuth investigates murder at a girls'' school.
Good Luck, Mr. Yates (1943) as Lucille Cosgrove
A 4F military school teacher's lie about being accepted for active duty causes problems on the home front.
Reveille with Beverly (1943) as Mrs. Ross
A tap-dancing lady disc jockey finds herself torn between a wealthy man and his former chauffeur.
Moonlight in Vermont (1943) as Miss Anderson
Vermont farm girl Gwen Harding (Gloria Jean) enrolls in the Devereau School of Music in New York,and makes a singing hit at a school party. She wins the attention of student Richard "Slick" Ellis (Ray Malone)and also the jealousy of Slick's girlfriend Brenda Allenby (Vivian Austin). The school is in bad financial shape and its director, Lionel Devereau (George Dolenz),is in debt. Gwen's singing teacher from Vermont, Lucy Meadows (Fay Helm), arrives at the school and Devereau, thinking she is a job applicant, hires her as his secretary. Gwen has to leave school when her Uncle Rufus (Russell Simpson)is faced with ruin on the farm because of a shortage of help. Gwen returns and her school friends volunteer to go and help in bringing in the harvest. Gwen plans to enter her pet cow Myrtle in the stock show at the Farm Jubilee but Brenda steals and hides the cow.
Top Man (1943) as Mrs. Martha Fairchild
What a Woman! (1943) as Receptionist
A female literary agent tries to make her star client as adventures as his most famous character.
My Kingdom for a Cook (1943) as Mrs. Brandon
An English author must search for a new cook when he moves to rural Massachusetts.
Mission to Moscow (1943) as
True story of U.S. Ambassador Joseph E. Davies' attempts to forge a wartime alliance with the Soviet Union.
How's About It? (1943) as Witness
Marion Bliss (Grace McDonald), a frustrated poetess, brings a lawsuit that alleges her pet verse has been purloined by the head, George Selby (Robert Paige), of a giant music publishing house. Alf (Shemp Howard) is a less-than- adequate process server creating problems, while the Andrews Sisters are elevator operators at the company who break out singing at every opportunity.
She Has What It Takes (1943) as Mrs. Walters
An aspiring actress pretends to be a beloved stage star''''s daughter.
Never a Dull Moment (1943) as Mrs. Van Drake
Laugh Your Blues Away (1942) as Mrs. Hargrave
Hello Annapolis (1942) as Mrs. Nolan
The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942) as Maria Woverman
A downed pilot enlists a Dutch girl to help him elude the Nazis.
What's Cookin'? (1942) as Mother
J. P. Courtney wants to update the music on the radio program he sponsors, but his wife, Agatha Courtney, is the final authority and addicted to the classics and won't allow him to replace Professor Bistell and his symphonic orchestra. Conspiring with his daughter Sue and her friends, Marvo the Great, the Andrews Sisters, Anne Payne and bandleader Woody Herman, they devise a sabotage plot that gets rid of Professor Bistell, and a new sound is soon heard on the program.
Parachute Nurse (1942) as Mrs. Jordan
Hospital nurses Glenda White (Marguerite Chapman) and Dottie Morrison (Kay Harris) join the newly-formed corps of parachute nurses to be dropped at sites where ordinary medical aide is inaccessible. They discover they have let themselves in for a life of rigorous training governed by strict military rules, with the only bright spots being their instructors, Lieutenant Jim Woods (William Wright) and Sergeant Peters (Frank Sully.) After weeks of arduous training, one of the earlier-entered classes is ready for practice jumps.Tragedy strikes when Gretchen Ernst (Evelyn Wahl), an American-born nurse who has been ostracized because she has a brother in the German army, commits suicide by failing to pull her rip cord during her jump. When it is time for Glenda's class to make their jumps, Glenda remembers Gretchen and cannot summon enough courage to make the leap. Jim and Peters are determined to force her to complete the course.
Meet the Stewarts (1942) as
A socialite struggles to live on her blue-collar husband''''s salary.
You Were Never Lovelier (1942) as Mrs. Delfina Acuna
An Argentine heiress thinks a penniless American dancer is her secret admirer.
There's One Born Every Minute (1942) as
The advertising slogans of Jimmy Hanagan (Tom Brown) and the lab reports reveal that the patented prepared pudding invented by Lemuel P. Twine (Hugh Herbert) has a treasure of Vitamin Z and is full of Zumph. Lemuel's daughter, Helen (Peggy Moran) is in love with Jimmy but her mother wants her to marry Lester Cadwalader, Jr. (Scott Jordan), son of Cadwalader, Sr.(Guy Kibbee), political boss of the city and mentor and whip of the present mayor, Moe Carson (Edgar Kennedy). Cadwalader is backing Twine for mayor even though he knows he can't win, as he wants to keep a stronger candidate out of the running. But after the discovery of Zumph in Twine's pudding, Cadwalader realizes that Twine will win the election. He has Twine's pudding branded as a fake and Twine as a fraud. But Lemuel comes from a long line of fighting Twines and, as he dozes, his ancestors appear before him telling him to fight to the end.
Three Girls About Town (1941) as Club woman
Sisters working at a hotel try to hide a dead body before the next convention arrives.
You Belong to Me (1941) as
A playboy marries a woman doctor then grows jealous of her male patients.
Melody Lane (1941) as Mrs. Stuart
Our Wife (1941) as Passenger
A musician's ex-wife wants him back after he finds love and success.
Bachelor Daddy (1941) as Mrs. C. J. Chase

Editing (feature film)

Too Good to Be True (1991) as Editor
Hotel New Hampshire, The (1984) as Assistant Editor

Misc. Crew (feature film)

How To Make An American Quilt (1995)
Berkeley graduate student Finn is spending the summer at the home of her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe. Surrounded by orange groves in Grasse, California, her grandmother's house is a quiet haven where Finn intends to actually finish her latest thesis, this one on the rituals of women's
How To Make An American Quilt (1995)
Berkeley graduate student Finn is spending the summer at the home of her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe. Surrounded by orange groves in Grasse, California, her grandmother's house is a quiet haven where Finn intends to actually finish her latest thesis, this one on the rituals of women's

Film Production - Main (special)

Midwife's Tale, A (1998) as Animal Wrangler
Dramatization of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book about Martha Ballard, a midwife and mother in the wilds of Maine during the decades following the American Revolution. Ballard, kept a 27-year diary, from which Laurel Thatcher Ulrich wrote her book. An extraordinary woman, Ballard struggled against p

Cast (short)

Frontier Days (1945)
In this short film, a sheriff and a U.S. marshal bring law and order to a frontier community terrorized by a gang and Native Americans. Vitaphone Release 1375A.
Law of the Badlands (1945)
A cavalry officer is framed for a murder and seeks vengeance in this short film. Vitaphone Release 1327A.

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