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Estelle Etterre

Estelle Etterre



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Cast (feature film)

Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960) as Guest
A drama critic and his family try to adjust to life in the country.
The Subterraneans (1960) as Pedestrian
Ask Any Girl (1959) as
A businessman uses scientific research to turn his secretary into the perfect match for his playboy brother.
The Opposite Sex (1956) as Ticket buyer
In this musical remake of The Women, a happily married singer lets her catty friends convince her to file for divorce.
The Birds and the Bees (1956) as Mother
The Leather Saint (1956) as Nurse with iron lung
Episcopalian minister Gil Allen (John Derek) keeps up his college days interest in boxing by working out at a gym run by his friend, Tom Kelley (Richard Shannon.) Gil declines when fight manager Gus McAuliffe (Paul Douglas) offers to get him some bouts but, spurred by the need for a new iron lung and a swimming pool in his community, Gil takes on a fight, without disclosing his true profession, and knocks out his opponent with one punch. This impresses Pearl Gorman (Jody Lawrence), girl friend of fight promoter Tony Lorenzo (Cesar Romero.) Pearl was a promising singer until her fiance, a boxer, died in the ring but is now on the bottle. She drinks more heavily when Gil ignores her. Gil is about to quit boxing but when Father Ritchie (Ernest Truex) informs him that a down payment has already been made on the iron lung, he continues. He explains his winnings from his fights to Father Ritchie as donations from a friend in the leather business. Pearl learns his true identity and, through his influence, quits drinking. Gil one-punches his way to enough wins to pay off the iron lung and build a swimming pool for the Boys Club---girls couldn't swim in 1956---and the only surprise in this overdose of sweetness is that Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald didn't show up for the swimming pool dedication.
Interrupted Melody (1955) as
True story of Australian opera singer Marjorie Lawrence and her battle against polio.
About Mrs. Leslie (1954) as Evelyn Hendersall
An aging woman recalls the affair that consumed her life.
The Story of Three Loves (1953) as Tourist
Passengers on an ocean liner recall their greatest loves.
The Band Wagon (1953) as Backer
A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.
Torch Song (1953) as Audience member
A tempestuous musical theatre star falls for a blind pianist.
Confidentially Connie (1953) as
An expectant mother hatches a series of madcap schemes to improve her husband's financial standing.
Sudden Fear (1952) as Party guest
An ambitious actor insinuates himself into the life of a wealthy middle-aged woman, then plots with his mistress to murder her.
Skirts Ahoy! (1952) as Upstairs maid
Three women join the Navy to find husbands.
Pat and Mike (1952) as Collier`s guest
Romance blooms between a female athlete and her manager.
Here Comes the Groom (1951) as
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
Follow the Sun (1951) as Wife
When Worlds Collide (1951) as Traveler
Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hanson, Larry Keating, John Hoyt. A landmark science fiction film of the fifties. Scientists race against time to build a super rocket ship that can save a select group before the earth collides with another planet. Naturally, no one wants to be left behind for the final Armageddon. The special effects which include a giant tidal wave crashing down on Broadway won an Oscar. Produced by fantasy film specialist George Pal (The Time Machine ) .
The Tall Target (1951) as
A detective tries to prevent the assassination of President Lincoln during a train ride.
Fourteen Hours (1951) as
A policeman tries to talk a desperate young man off the ledge of a New York skyscraper.
The Unknown Man (1951) as Saleslady
A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he''''s gotten off was really guilty.
The Yellow Cab Man (1950) as Hair dryer demonstrator
An inventor's unbreakable glass attracts the attention of businessmen and gangsters.
Shadow on the Wall (1950) as Kittenish woman
A child is left mute by the sight of her stepmother's murder.
Father of the Bride (1950) as Guest
A doting father faces mountains of bills and endless trials when his daughter marries.
The Jackpot (1950) as Mrs. McDougall
Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers he'll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.
Force of Evil (1949) as Secretary
A crooked lawyer tries to protect his numbers running brother from a ruthless crime boss.
The Bride Goes Wild (1948) as Mother Goose
A womanizing author of children's books borrows a son to woo his illustrator.
The Hunted (1948) as
A police detective investigating a jewel robbery discovers evidence that points to his girlfriend as the culprit, although she claims she was framed. He arrests her anyway, and she is convicted and serves several years in prison. Finally out on parole, she is soon mixed up in a murder. The detective is torn between his love for his girlfriend and his belief that she may have committed the murder.
B. F.'s Daughter (1948) as Sedley guest
A professor doesn't know his wife is an heiress.
The Trespasser (1947) as Nurse
Gay Blades (1946) as Fan Fans
New York hockey player Andy Buell is approached by Hollywood talent scout Nancy Davis to play the hunk lead in "The Behemoth" but he would prefer she quit her job and become his wife.
Week-End at the Waldorf (1945) as Assistant florist
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
Sunset in Eldorado (1945) as Mrs. Hollingsworth
The story involves a rather odd flashback by Dale who is visiting El Dorado, home of her grandmother. She dreams about her grandmother's adventures including a romance with a cowboy who looks very much like Roy. Roy, of course, also exists in the present for Dale. Songs include "Go West, Young Man," "Lady Who Wouldn't Say Yes," and "Belle of the El Dorado."
Gangs of the Waterfront (1945) as Nurse
Gang Leader Dutch Malone (Robert Armstrong) goes on a hunting trip and is in a car wreck and is confined to the hospital, without the knowledge of any of his gang members. District Attorney Brady (William Forrest) induces taxidermist Peter Winkly (also Robert Armstrong), who is an exact double for Malone,to impersonate Dutch and assume leadership of the gang. Winkly "takes over" the gang and only Rita (Marian Martin), Dutch's girl friend, has any suspicion that he is not really Dutch. But Dutch sees a newspaper showing him out on the town, escapes from the hospital and is on his way to look up the imposter.
Three Hearts for Julia (1942) as Reporter
When his wife threatens him with divorce, a reporter courts her again.
Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant (1942) as Nurse
Three young surgeons vie to replace the legendary Dr. Kildare.
The Monster and the Girl (1941) as Reporter
Scot Webster tries to save his sister Susan from the clutches of gangster W.S. Bruhl. When Scot comes to Bruhl's rented room, one of the gangster's aides falls into his hands, killed by a gunman. The murderer tosses his gun to Scot and disappears. Since all the evidence points at him, Scot is arrested, tried and sentenced to death. A mad scientist uses his brain to transplant it into a gorilla. After the operation Scot wakes up in the body of a gorilla, eager to get his revenge...
Life Begins for Andy Hardy (1941) as Secretary
A small-town boy tries life in the big city before going to college.
Blossoms in the Dust (1941) as Guest at 1st party
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
In the Navy (1941) as Well-dressed woman
A famous radio crooner secretly enlists in the Navy and tries to keep his identity a secret.
North of Shanghai (1939) as Girl
The Women (1939) as Second hairdresser
A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.
Sergeant Madden (1939) as Nurse
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
Broadway Serenade (1939) as Girl with Bryant
Career conflicts threaten a singer''s marriage to a young composer.
Dangerous to Know (1938) as Guest at party
Racketeer Steve Recka (Akim Tamiroff), art patron and political power-maker, rules his town and Madame Lan Ying (Anna May Wong), his beautiful Oriental friend and hostess (read:mistress), with an iron hand. He meets Margaret Van Kase (Gail Patrick), a socialite not impressed by his power nor his wealth, having no money herself, and Steve makes frantic efforts to win her and turns away from the loyal Lin Yang. Margaret ignores him as she plans to wed Philip Easton (Harvey Stephens), a penniless bond salesman. The furious Recka, poses as a friend to Easton, while planning to ruin him. His henchmen kidnap Easton when he is carrying a large assignment of bonds, and he is branded as a runaway thief. The only doubters are Margaret and Police Inspector Brandon (Lloyd Nolan), who knows Recka's methods and suspects foul play. Easton is found in an abandoned house and arrested as the gangsters have taken the bonds and tipped the police where to find him. Recka offers to clear Easton if Margaret will become his bride and, while her hatred for Recka is intense, her love for Easton is greater and she consents. Recka, however, has reckoned without Lan Ying.
Test Pilot (1938) as Saleslady
An irresponsible test pilot's wife and best friend try to get him to grow up.
Sweethearts (1938) as Woman in theater
Bickering husband-and-wife stage stars are manipulated into a break-up for publicity purposes.
Woman Against Woman (1938) as 3rd woman
A divorcee decides she wants her husband back after he's re-married.
I Promise to Pay (1937) as Nurse
A man goes to a loan shark to finance his family''''s vacation.
King of Gamblers (1937) as Laura
Mountain Music (1937) as
The Preview Murder Mystery (1936) as Hewitt's secretary
The Moon's Our Home (1936) as Stewardess
A writer and an actress meet and marry without really knowing each other--they are even unaware that both bride and groom are equally famous. During the honeymoon, all hell breaks loose as a comedic war of the sexes leads inevitably to love.
If You Could Only Cook (1935) as Bridesmaid
An unhappy executive gets a job as a butler on a lark, only to fall for the family cook.
Sisters Under the Skin (1934) as Telephone operator

Cast (short)

Forgotten Babies (1933)
While the rest of his friends go fishing, a boy gets stuck babysitting in this short film.
Free Wheeling (1932)
Two boys go for a ride in a runaway car in this short comedy.
The Nickel Nurser (1932)
In this comedic short, a millionaire hires an efficiency expert to get his daughter in line.
Free Eats (1932)
A gang of children help capture a gang of thieves in this short film.

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