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Jean Arthur

Jean Arthur

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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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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.
The More the Merrier (1943) as Connie Milligan
The World War II housing shortage brings three people together for an unlikely romance.
5.
A Lady Takes a Chance (1943) as Mollie J. Truesdale
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.
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.
17.
More Than a Secretary (1936) as Carol Baldwin
A secretary gets the glamour treatment to win her boss'''' heart.
18.
The Ex-Mrs. Bradford (1936) as Paula Bradford
A detective teams with his ex-wife to solve a murder.
19.
Adventure in Manhattan (1936) as Claire Peyton
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
20.
The Public Menace (1935) as Cassie
A cocky reporter's marriage to a manicurist jeopardizes his career.
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.
Public Hero No. 1 (1935) as [Maria] Theresa [O'Reilly]
An undercover G-man helps with a jailbreak to learn the mob''''s secrets.
23.
Diamond Jim (1935) as Jane Mathews/[Emma Perry]
24.
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.
25.
Party Wire (1935) as Marge Oliver
When a small-town girl's boyfriend leaves in disgrace, gossips spread false reports of her pregnancy.
26.
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.
27.
The Defense Rests (1934) as Joan Hayes
A sleazy lawyer's female assistant sets out to end his cheating ways.
28.
Whirlpool (1934) as Sandra [Morrison]
An ex-convict tries to connect with the daughter who doesn't even know he exists.
29.
Get That Venus (1933) as Margaret Rendleby
30.
The Past of Mary Holmes (1933) as Joan Hoyt
31.
The Gang Buster (1931) as Sylvia Martine
32.
The Virtuous Husband (1931) as Barbara Olwell
33.
The Lawyer's Secret (1931) as Beatrice Stevens
34.
Ex-Bad Boy (1931) as Ethel Simmons
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.
39.
Young Eagles (1930) as Mary Gordon
40.
Street of Chance (1930) as Judith Marsden
41.
The Silver Horde (1930) as Mildred Wayland
An Alaskan fisherman is dogged by a ruthless competitor and an ambitious dance hall girl.
42.
Half-way to Heaven (1929) as Greta Nelson
43.
Stairs of Sand (1929) as Ruth Hutt
44.
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.
45.
The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (1929) as Lia Eltham
46.
The Greene Murder Case (1929) as Ada Greene
47.
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.
48.
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.
49.
Wallflowers (1928) as Sandra
50.
Brotherly Love (1928) as Mary
51.
Warming Up (1928) as Mary Post
52.
The Broken Gate (1927) as Ruth Hale
54.
Horse Shoes (1927) as His daughter
55.
Flying Luck (1927) as The girl
56.
Husband Hunters (1927) as Letty Crane
57.
The Poor Nut (1927) as Margie
58.
Born To Battle (1926) as Eunice Morgan
59.
Double Daring (1926) as Marie Wells, the banker's daughter
60.
The College Boob (1926) as Angela Boothby
61.
The Block Signal (1926) as Grace Ryan
62.
Under Fire (1926) as
63.
The Cowboy Cop (1926) as Virginia Selby
64.
The Fighting Cheat (1926) as Ruth Wells
65.
Twisted Triggers (1926) as Ruth Regan
66.
Lightning Bill (1926) as Marie Denton
67.
Hurricane Horseman (1925) as June Mathews
68.
Seven Chances (1925) as
To inherit a fortune, a man races to find a bride by 7 p.m.
69.
A Man of Nerve (1925) as Loria Gatlin
70.
Drug Store Cowboy (1925) as Jean
71.
Tearin' Loose (1925) as Sally Harris
72.
The Fighting Smile (1925) as Rose Craddock
73.
Thundering Through (1925) as Ruth Burroughs
74.
Thundering Romance (1924) as Mary Watkins
75.
Bringin' Home the Bacon (1924) as Nancy Norton
76.
Biff Bang Buddy (1924) as Bonnie Norton
77.
Fast and Fearless (1924) as Mary Brown
78.
Travelin' Fast (1924) as Betty Conway
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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