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Yola d'Avril

Yola d'Avril



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Cast (feature film)

Little Boy Lost (1953) as Mme. Le Blanc
A war correspondent who was stationed in Paris during WW II married a French girl who was murdered by the Nazis. After the war he returns to to try to find his son, whom he lost during a bombing raid but has been told is living in an orphanage in Paris.
Red Ball Express (1952) as Barmaid
A racially integrated platoon fights to overcome their differences during World War II.
Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) as Marie, French maid
A neurotic invalid accidentally overhears a phone conversation plotting her own murder.
Cloak and Dagger (1946) as Nurse
Near the end of World War II, the Allies must find out how much the Axis knows about building atomic bombs. The OSS recruits a physicist, Alvah Jesper, to reach his former colleague, Katerin Lodor, now in Switzerland, and bring her out for debriefing. He reaches her, but a German agent is quickly onto him, and Lodor dies. Jesper must now get into Italy, go underground with the help of Gina, a resistance leader, and convince Polda, a physicist there, to leave with him. Polda won't go until his daughter is rescued from German detention. As Jesper's pal Pinky works on rescuing Polda's daughter and as time for escape runs down, Jesper and Gina fall in love.
Monsieur Beaucaire (1946) as Housekeeper
Beaucaire is a barber for the Royal French court who becomes a real "royal pain" for the king. As a result he is sent to the guillotine - however he is saved by the Duc de Chandre, who rescues and transports him to the Spanish court. While there Beaucaire poses as a noblesman. The only problem is, he gets into even more trouble.
Rhapsody in Blue (1945) as Prima Donna
Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.
The Lady Has Plans (1942) as Chambermaid
Some dastardly criminals have stolen some top secret plans and tattoo them on the back of a woman so she can sell them to the highest bidder in Lisbon. This woman plans to take the place of a 'Sidney Royce', a legitimate traveler going to Lisbon as a reporter. Crossed signals allows the real Sidney to reach Portugal first, where she is pursued by those trying to obtain the plans and US government agents trying to prevent the sale.
Night in New Orleans (1942) as Madame Lamballe
Now, Voyager (1942) as Celestine
A repressed spinster is transformed by psychiatry and her love for a married man.
Green Hell (1940) as Native girl
A group of adventurers head deep into a South American jungle in search of ancient Incan treasure. A beautiful woman, brought to their camp by hired bearers, has come to join her husband, a newer member of the group, who was recently killed by hostile natives. As the months go by, jealousies and tempers flare as fights break out over the woman. The Incan treasure is finally found but the treaure-seekers, now united by a common enemy, are about to be attacked by hundreds of fierce natives armed with bows and poisoned arrows.
I Was an Adventuress (1940) as Frenchwoman
Andre Desormeaux, master con artist and jewel thief, has been very successful with his partners, light-fingered Polo and beautiful lure "Countess" Tanya Vronsky. But Tanya falls in love with one of their victims, resigns from the team, and (despite Andre's warning) marries rich young Paul Vernay...for love. Inevitably, Andre and Polo reappear in her life. Can Tanya outwit the master schemer?
I Met Him in Paris (1937) as Frenchwoman
Kay Denham is off for a 'fling' in Paris, leaving her staid suitor Berk behind. There, she meets two new suitors, Gene and George. Gene smooth-talks her into a junket to Switzerland, but George (with no illusions about his friend) appoints himself chaperone. Through a series of slapstick winter sports, Kay remains puzzled about George's disapproval of Gene...but there's a reason.
The Unguarded Hour (1936) as French maid
A blackmailer tries to stop a woman from revealing evidence that could save a condemned man.
Straight from the Heart (1935) as French girl in taxi
Glamour (1934) as Renee
Ambitious chorus girl Linda Fayne (Constance Cummings)achieves a friendship with successful composer Victor Banki (Paul Lukas), who writes a song for her and gets her in an Ibsen (Joseph Cawthorn) show where she is a hit. Fame, romance and marriage to Victor, and a baby follows. Linda is attracted to Lorenzo Valenti (Philip Reed as Phillip Reed), whom she discovered in a Bohemian cafe and persuades Ibsen to give him a job in her show. She and Valenti have an affair and Victor consents to a divorce. The locale shifts to London where Valenti's success and life style parallels Linda's rise to fame. Disillusioned, she returns to New York where tragedy awaits. The child dies and Victor has lost his ability, but Linda spurns Valenti's cable asking her to return to him, and she and Victor chart a new course in life.
Monte Carlo Nights (1934) as Madelon
The Cat and the Fiddle (1934) as Maid in house
A struggling composer courts a singing star.
Beauty and the Boss (1932) as Girl in bathtub
After being distracted by a string of pretty secretaries, a banker hires a plain Jane, only to fall in love with her.
Sky Devils (1932) as Fifi
Wilkie and Mitchell, trying to desert their draft into the army, stow away on a ship which takes them into the war zone. While AWOL, the rivals for Mary's affections accidently destroy an ammunition dump.
Scarlet Dawn (1932) as
A Russian nobleman and his fiancee elope to live as peasants in Turkey.
A Parisian Romance (1932) as Pauline
Cock of the Air (1932) as Second Italian girl
A Passport to Hell (1932) as Rosita
The Man from Yesterday (1932) as Tony's cocotte
Svengali (1931) as Maid
A hypnotist falls in love with a girl using his powers to turn her into a great singer.
The Right of Way (1931) as Suzette
A married lawyer with amnesia falls in love with another woman.
The Common Law (1931) as Fifi
A kept woman gives up luxury to move in with a struggling artist.
God's Gift to Women (1931) as Dagmar
A modern-day Don Juan tries to go straight for love of an American woman.
Women Go on Forever (1931) as Pearl
Just a Gigolo (1931) as Pauline
To escape gold diggers, a British lord pretends to be a gigolo.
Born Reckless (1930) as French girl
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) as Suzanne
Young German soldiers try to adjust to the horrors of World War I.
The Love Parade (1930) as Paulette
A count finds his marriage to a queen less than satisfying.
Those Three French Girls (1930) as Diane
An addled Englishman's efforts to save three young women from eviction land them all in jail.
The Truth About Youth (1930) as Babette
A gold digging cabaret singer is unaware that her latest love is penniless.
The Bad One (1930) as Gida
King of Jazz (1930) as
This revue presents its numbers around the orchestra leader Paul Whiteman, besides that it shows in it's final number that the European popular music are the roots of American popular music, called Jazz.
Just Like Heaven (1930) as Fifi
Shanghai Lady (1929) as Lizzie
She Goes to War (1929) as Yvette
Hot for Paris (1929) as Babette Dupré
Vamping Venus (1928) as Stenographer
Lady Be Good (1928) as Assistant
The Noose (1928) as
Three-Ring Marriage (1928) as Minnie
Smile, Brother, Smile (1927) as Daisy
The Valley of the Giants (1927) as Felice
Orchids and Ermine (1927) as A telephone operator
The Tender Hour (1927) as Cabaret girl
The War Horse (1927) as Yvonne
Hard-Boiled Haggerty (1927) as Cafe dancer
American Beauty (1927) as Telephone girl

Cast (short)

Strange Innertube (1932)
In this comedic short, recent graduates from a taxi driving school find themselves involved with a gang of jewel smugglers.
Hog Wild (1930)
Two friends try to install a radio antenna, with disastrous results in this comedic short.

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