skip navigation
Overview for Janis Carter
Janis Carter

Janis Carter



TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here


TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (2)

Recent DVDs

My Forbidden... Robert Mitchum and Ava Gardner are star-crossed lovers in this steamy tale of a... more info $14.95was $17.99 Buy Now

I Married An... With a lilting 'Tira Lira La,' a bevy of Budapest beauties show up for the... more info $16.95was $19.99 Buy Now

The... Robert Young portrays fair-minded Dan Craig whose arrival in Arizona Territory's... more info $14.95was $17.99 Buy Now

The Woman On... In an era when some officials sought to weed out Communists real and imagined... more info $15.95was $17.99 Buy Now

Glenn Ford:... Turner Classic Movies and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment proudly present GLENN... more info $47.96was $54.99 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died:
Born: October 10, 1917 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Half-Breed (1952) as Helen Dowling
An Apache of mixed blood tries to make peace between Indians and whites.
Flying Leathernecks (1951) as Joan Kirby
A World War II Marine officer drives his men mercilessly during the battle for Guadalcanal.
Santa Fe (1951) as Judith Chandler
Four brothers end up on opposite sides of a shootout.
My Forbidden Past (1951) as Corinne Lucas
A beauty with a skeleton in her closet seeks revenge on the suitor who jilted her.
The Woman on Pier 13 (1950) as Christine [Norman]
Communists blackmail a shipping executive into spying for them.
A Woman of Distinction (1950) as Teddy Evans
A publicity hungry press agent creates a romance between an icy college dean and a visiting lecturer.
Slightly French (1949) as Louisa Gayle
An out-of-work movie director turns a carnival girl into a French heiress to make her a star.
And Baby Makes Three (1949) as Wanda York
A woman on the verge of divorce and re-marriage discovers she''''s pregnant by her husband.
Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949) as Peggy Donato
An inept secretary goes to work for a bogus real estate firm thinking it's for real.
I Love Trouble (1948) as Mrs. Caprillo, also known as Jane Breeger and Janie Joy
A wealthy man hires a detective to investigate his wife's past. The detective (Franchot Tone) discovers that the wife had been a dancer and left her home town with an actor. The latter is killed before he can talk, but, with the help of a showgirl, the detective learns that the wife had used stolen papers from a girl friend to enter college after she had stolen $40,000 from the night club where she worked. The detective eventually learns that the husband had killed his wife when he discovered her past in order to avoid a scandal, and had hired the detective to try and frame him for the killing.
Framed (1947) as Paula Craig
A femme fatale lures an unemployed man into helping her with a criminal scheme.
The Notorious Lone Wolf (1946) as Carla Winter
A reformed thief tracks a stolen gem to clear his name.
Night Editor (1946) as Jill Merrill
A detective hides key evidence in a murder case rather than reveal he was cheating on his wife.
One Way to Love (1945) as Josie Hart
The Fighting Guardsman (1945) as Christine Roualt
A French nobleman robs from his fellow aristocrats to help the poor.
The Power of the Whistler (1945) as Jean Lang
A young woman seeks an amnesiac''s true identity in the clues in his pockets.
One Mysterious Night (1944) as Dorothy Anderson
A reformed thief helps the police recover an Egyptian diamond.
The Missing Juror (1944) as Alice Hill
A detective tries to stop whomever is murdering the jurors on a notorious murder case.
Girl in the Case (1944) as Myra Warner
The Ghost That Walks Alone (1944) as Enid Turner
The Mark of the Whistler (1944) as Patricia Henley
A drifter claims the money in an old bank account. Soon he finds himself the target of two men who turn out to be the sons of the man's old partner, who is now in prison because of a conflict with him over the money in that account.
Together Again (1944) as Miss Thorn
The female mayor of a small-town ignites local gossip when she falls for a sculptor.
Swing Out the Blues (1944) as Dena Marshall
Lady of Burlesque (1943) as Janine
A star dancer and comedian team to investigate murders.
Secret Agent of Japan (1942) as Doris Poole
I Married an Angel (1942) as Sufi
A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.
That Other Woman (1942) as Constance Powell
Just Off Broadway (1942) as Lillian Hubbard
Private detective Michael Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) is serving on the jury trying Lillian Hubbard (Janis Carter) for the murder of Harley Forsythe. A witness with information that could clear Lillian is killed by a knife hurled from inside the courtroom. Shyane hides the knife in the ensuing confusion. He slips out of the jury room that night and, with the aid of reporter Judy Taylor (Marjorie Weaver), traces the knife to a professional blade-slinger, Count Edmond Telmachio (Alexander Lockwood). Shayne finds the Count murdered in a warehouse and a brooch discovered on his body now points the finger of suspicion at nightclub singer Rita Darling (Joan Valerie) and the owner of the club where she works, George Dolphin (Don Costello). Rita was the fiancee of Forsythe and Dolphin is in love with her. The trial begins the next day, with Shayne back in the jury box, after giving the information he picked up to defense counsel John Logan (Richard Derr). The trial takes a surprise twist when Shayne is permitted to cross examine everyone, including the defense lawyer, who has been in love with Miss Hubbard for years.
Thunder Birds (1942) as Blonde
A veteran flyer and the youngster he''''s training fall for the same girl.
Girl Trouble (1942) as Virginia
Who Is Hope Schuyler? (1942) as Vesta Hadden
Cadet Girl (1941) as Mary Moore
West Point cadet Tex Mallory falls in love with Gene Baxter, a girl who sings with his brother's band. Even though it will mean his leaving the Academy, they decide to marry. But when brother Bob writes a patriotic ballad, Tex knows service to country must come before marriage.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute