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Also Known As: Died: June 19, 1991
Born: October 17, 1900 Cause of Death: heart ailment
Birth Place: Plattsburgh, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Shane (1953) as Marian Starrett
A mysterious drifter helps farmers fight off a vicious gunman.
2.
A Foreign Affair (1948) as Phoebe Frost
A prim Congresswoman gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany.
3.
The Impatient Years (1944) as Janie Anderson
A feuding couple re-creates their courtship in hopes of falling back in love.
4.
A Lady Takes a Chance (1943) as Mollie J. Truesdale
5.
The More the Merrier (1943) as Connie Milligan
The World War II housing shortage brings three people together for an unlikely romance.
6.
The Talk of the Town (1942) as Nora Shelley
An escaped political prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.
7.
The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) as Mary [Jones]
A department store owner goes undercover as an employee to thwart union activists.
8.
Arizona (1940) as Phoebe Titus
A tough pioneer woman needs a young man's help in fighting land grabbers and finding love.
9.
Too Many Husbands (1940) as Vicky [Cardew] Lowndes
When her long lost husband returns after her re-marriage, a woman decides to try life with two mates.
10.
Only Angels Have Wings (1939) as Bonnie Lee
A team of flyers risks their lives to deliver the mail in a mountainous South American country.
11.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as [Clarissa] Saunders
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
12.
You Can't Take It with You (1938) as Alice Sycamore
A girl from a family of freethinkers falls for the son of a conservative banker.
13.
The Plainsman (1937) as Calamity Jane
Calamity Jane gets mixed up in an Indian War and the friendly rivalry between Wild Bill Hickok and Buffalo Bill.
14.
History Is Made at Night (1937) as Irene Vail
A romantic headwaiter fights to save a woman from her possessive ex-husband.
15.
Easy Living (1937) as Mary Smith
When a working girl tries to return a lost fur coat, she gets caught up in a wealthy family''''s battles.
16.
More Than a Secretary (1936) as Carol Baldwin
A secretary gets the glamour treatment to win her boss'' heart.
17.
Adventure in Manhattan (1936) as Claire Peyton
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
18.
The Ex-Mrs. Bradford (1936) as Paula Bradford
A detective teams with his ex-wife to solve a murder.
19.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) as [Louise] Babe Bennett [also known as Mary Dawson]
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
20.
Public Hero No. 1 (1935) as [Maria] Theresa [O'Reilly]
An undercover G-man helps with a jailbreak to learn the mob''''s secrets.
21.
If You Could Only Cook (1935) as Joan Hawthorne
An unhappy executive gets a job as a butler on a lark, only to fall for the family cook.
22.
Party Wire (1935) as Marge Oliver
When a small-town girl's boyfriend leaves in disgrace, gossips spread false reports of her pregnancy.
23.
Diamond Jim (1935) as Jane Mathews/[Emma Perry]
24.
The Public Menace (1935) as Cassie
A cocky reporter's marriage to a manicurist jeopardizes his career.
25.
The Whole Town's Talking (1935) as Miss [Wilhemina "Bill"] Clark
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
26.
The Defense Rests (1934) as Joan Hayes
A sleazy lawyer's female assistant sets out to end his cheating ways.
27.
Whirlpool (1934) as Sandra [Morrison]
An ex-convict tries to connect with the daughter who doesn't even know he exists.
28.
Most Precious Thing in Life (1934) as Ellen [Holmes, also known as Biddy and Babe]
Years after being pushed out of her husband’s life, a woman befriends her long lost son.
29.
Get That Venus (1933) as Margaret Rendleby
30.
The Past of Mary Holmes (1933) as Joan Hoyt
31.
The Lawyer's Secret (1931) as Beatrice Stevens
32.
Ex-Bad Boy (1931) as Ethel Simmons
33.
The Gang Buster (1931) as Sylvia Martine
34.
The Virtuous Husband (1931) as Barbara Olwell
35.
36.
The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu (1930) as Lia Eltham
37.
Danger Lights (1930) as Mary Ryan
A family railroad is threatened when the owner''s girl falls for a conductor.
38.
Young Eagles (1930) as Mary Gordon
39.
Street of Chance (1930) as Judith Marsden
40.
The Silver Horde (1930) as Mildred Wayland
An Alaskan fisherman is dogged by a ruthless competitor and an ambitious dance hall girl.
41.
42.
The Canary Murder Case (1929) as Alys La Fosse
A beautiful showgirl, name "the Canary" is a scheming nightclub singer. Blackmailing is her game and with that she ends up dead. But who killed "the Canary". All the suspects knew and were used by her and everyone had a motive to see her dead. The only witness to the crime has also been 'rubbed out'. Only one man, the keen, fascinating, debonair detective Philo Vance, would be able to figure out who is the killer.
43.
The Saturday Night Kid (1929) as Janie
Jayme and sister Janie are salesgirls in Ginsberg's Department Store. Mayme is in love with store clerk Bill, but Janie tries to steal him from her. Hazel, another salesgirl, is Jean Harlow's first credited role.
44.
Stairs of Sand (1929) as Ruth Hutt
45.
The Greene Murder Case (1929) as Ada Greene
46.
The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (1929) as Lia Eltham
47.
Half-way to Heaven (1929) as Greta Nelson
48.
Wallflowers (1928) as Sandra
49.
Warming Up (1928) as Mary Post
50.
Sins of the Fathers (1928) as Mary Spengler
A married restaurant owner is persuaded to become a bootlegger by a beautiful young girl. When he starts making money at it, she steals it, then runs off with another man. His wife finds out what happened. Complications ensue.
51.
Brotherly Love (1928) as Mary
52.
The Broken Gate (1927) as Ruth Hale
53.
Husband Hunters (1927) as Letty Crane
54.
Flying Luck (1927) as The girl
56.
Horse Shoes (1927) as His daughter
57.
The Poor Nut (1927) as Margie
58.
Lightning Bill (1926) as Marie Denton
59.
The Cowboy Cop (1926) as Virginia Selby
60.
Under Fire (1926) as
61.
The Block Signal (1926) as Grace Ryan
62.
Double Daring (1926) as Marie Wells, the banker's daughter
63.
The College Boob (1926) as Angela Boothby
64.
Born To Battle (1926) as Eunice Morgan
65.
Twisted Triggers (1926) as Ruth Regan
66.
The Fighting Cheat (1926) as Ruth Wells
67.
Seven Chances (1925) as
To inherit a fortune, a man races to find a bride by 7 p.m.
68.
Hurricane Horseman (1925) as June Mathews
69.
Thundering Through (1925) as Ruth Burroughs
70.
The Fighting Smile (1925) as Rose Craddock
71.
Drug Store Cowboy (1925) as Jean
72.
A Man of Nerve (1925) as Loria Gatlin
73.
Tearin' Loose (1925) as Sally Harris
74.
Travelin' Fast (1924) as Betty Conway
75.
Thundering Romance (1924) as Mary Watkins
76.
Fast and Fearless (1924) as Mary Brown
77.
Bringin' Home the Bacon (1924) as Nancy Norton
78.
Biff Bang Buddy (1924) as Bonnie Norton
79.
Cameo Kirby (1923) as Ann Playdell
Wrongfully blamed for the death of Col. John Randall, Cameo Kirby (Gilbert) must find the true villain and clear his name before he can declare his love for Adele (Olmstead), the dead man's daughter.

Cast (special)

80.
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984)
Biography of the Academy Award winning director including dramatic color footage of WWII.

Misc. Crew (special)

81.
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984) as Herself
Biography of the Academy Award winning director including dramatic color footage of WWII.

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