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Jan Arvan was an accomplished actress who led an impressive career, primarily on the big screen. Arvan started off her acting career mostly in film roles, appearing in "Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy" (1955), the dramatic adaptation "The Cobweb" (1955) with Richard Widmark and the William Hopper sci-fi feature "20 Million Miles to Earth" (1957). She also appeared in "Istanbul" (1957) with Errol Flynn. Her film career continued throughout the fifties and the sixties in productions like the Frank Sinatra dramatic adaptation "Some Came Running" (1958), "Noose For a Gunman" (1960) and the comedy "Island of Love" (1963) with Robert Preston. She also appeared in the Tony Randall comedy adaptation "The Brass Bottle" (1964) and "The Sandpiper" (1965). She also worked in television around this time, including a part on "It's About Time" (1966-67). Additionally, she appeared on the television special "A Couple of Dons" (1973-74). She held additional roles in television including a part on "Maude" (1972-78). Arvan last acted in the Marie-France Pisier drama "The Other Side of Midnight" (1977).

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