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Nora Cecil was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Cecil started her acting career landing roles in such films as "The Blue Bird" (1918), the crime flick "Manslaughter" (1922) with Thomas Meighan and "Darwin Was Right" (1924). She also appeared in "Chip of the Flying U" (1926), the Gary Cooper dramatic adaptation "Seven Days Leave" (1930) and "The Little Accident" (1930). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like the dramatic adaptation "Design For Living" (1933) with Gary Cooper, "Doctor Bull" (1933) and the comedy "The Old-Fashioned Way" (1934) with W C Fields. She also appeared in "Once to Every Woman" (1934). Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in the Gail Patrick drama "King of Alcatraz" (1938), "What a Life" (1939) and the Joan Bennett comedy "The Wife Takes a Flyer" (1942). She also appeared in the Fredric March comedy "I Married a Witch" (1942) and the Deanna Durbin comedy "Lady on a Train" (1945). Cecil more recently acted in the drama "Sea of Grass" (1947) with Spencer Tracy. Cecil passed away in May 1951 at the age of 73.

Nora Cecil was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Cecil started her acting career landing roles in such films as "The Blue Bird" (1918), the crime flick "Manslaughter" (1922) with Thomas Meighan and "Darwin Was Right" (1924). She also appeared in "Chip of the Flying U" (1926), the Gary Cooper dramatic adaptation "Seven Days Leave" (1930) and "The Little Accident" (1930). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like the dramatic adaptation "Design For Living" (1933) with Gary Cooper, "Doctor Bull" (1933) and the comedy "The Old-Fashioned Way" (1934) with W C Fields. She also appeared in "Once to Every Woman" (1934). Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in the Gail Patrick drama "King of Alcatraz" (1938), "What a Life" (1939) and the Joan Bennett comedy "The Wife Takes a Flyer" (1942). She also appeared in the Fredric March comedy "I Married a Witch" (1942) and the Deanna Durbin comedy "Lady on a Train" (1945). Cecil more recently acted in the drama "Sea of Grass" (1947) with Spencer Tracy. Cecil passed away in May 1951 at the age of 73.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Mourning Becomes Electra (1947) Louisa Ames
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 The Sea of Grass (1947) Mrs. Ryan
3.
 No Leave, No Love (1946) Indignant woman
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 The Kid from Brooklyn (1946) Woman in window
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 The Missing Lady (1946) Millie
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 Two Sisters from Boston (1946) Guest at party
8.
 Hollywood Bound (1946)
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 Molly and Me (1945)
10.
 Lady on a Train (1945) Woman with umbrella
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