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Also Known As: Died: August 26, 1968
Born: January 13, 1899 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Wife Wanted (1946) as Carole Raymond
Career-slipping movie star Carole Raymond (Kay Francis) buys in as a real estate partner of Jeff Caldwell (Paul Cavanagh). Actually, through his secretary, Nola Reed (Veda Ann Borg), Caldwell runs a matrimonial bureau and, with the aid of his associate, Lee Kirby (John Gallaudet), they defraud and blackmail a large group of lonely people. Carole, unknowingly, is used as bait for one of their victims, Walter Desmond (Barton Yarborough), who "commits suicide." Reporter William Tyler (Robert Shayne) thinks otherwise and, posing as a rich rancher, contacts Miss Raymond. The latter, now being blackmailed by Caldwell, is forced to persuade Tyler to invest in a fraudulent oil deal. In her own attempt to break the racket, Carole uncovers Mildred Hayes (Teala Loring), another innocent victim of the Desmond case. Despite leading each other on for their own purposes, Carole and Tyler fall in love and combine their efforts.
2.
Allotment Wives (1945) as Mrs. Shelia Seymour
Unscrupulous women marry servicemen for their pay.
3.
Divorce (1945) as Diane Carter
A frequently divorced woman sets her sights on a happily married man.
4.
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944) as Kay Francis
5.
Always in My Heart (1942) as Marjorie Scott
A convict returns home to find his family has forgotten him.
6.
Between Us Girls (1942) as [Christine] Chris [Bishop]
Carrie (Diana Barrymore), ambitious young actress and her manager Mike Kilinsky (Andy Devine), travel east from Chicago to Long Island so Carrie can see the new mansion that her mother Chris (Kay Francis) has just purchased. Chris is not there when Carrie arrives by Gallagher (Ethel Griffies), the family major domo, tells Carrie that Chris is in love with the very rich Steve (John Boles.) Chris confesses to Carrie that she has lied about her age to Steve, claiming to be 31, and that the photograph of Carrie is Carrie's (non-existent) Aunt Sadie and Carrie is only twelve. Carrie insists that her mother keep up the masquerade, and she will pose as a 12-year-old. Steve arrives and brings with him his friend Jimmy Blake (Robert Cummings). More than a little confusion follows including Carrie starting a fight with another "kid" to keep Jimmy from keeping a date with his fiancee and Mike escorting Chris and the "under-age" Carrie to a night club, and other incidents that only tend to prove that Steve and Jimmy aren't the brightest bulbs shining. Diana Barrymore is better as the 12-year-old than she is later playing Joan of Arc in a Detroit theatre, where the light finally dawns on the perplexed Robert Cummings character.
7.
Play Girl (1941) as Grace Herbert
An aging gold digger takes a young woman under her wing.
8.
The Feminine Touch (1941) as Nellie Woods
An author writing a book on jealousy discovers his wife is an expert on the subject.
9.
Little Men (1941) as Jo
A con artist tries to save the boarding school where his son has found a home.
10.
The Man Who Lost Himself (1941) as Adrienne Scott
John Evans encounters his lookalike, Malcolm Scott. When Scott is killed in an accident, Evans finds himself mistaken for Scott and decides to do some good in his new role.
11.
Charley's Aunt (1941) as Donna Lucia [d'Alvadorez]
Two college students convince their friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil.
12.
It's a Date (1940) as Georgia Drake
Mother-and-daughter singers vie for the same man and the same stage part.
13.
When the Daltons Rode (1940) as Julie King
Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development company. When Tod tries to help them, a faked murder charge turns the Daltons into outlaws, but more victims than villains in this fictionalized version. Will Tod stay loyal to his friends despite falling in love with Bob Dalton's former fiancTe Julie?
14.
Women in the Wind (1939) as Janet Steele
Personal conflicts flare between competitors in a women's air race.
15.
In Name Only (1939) as Maida Walker
A wealthy man falls for a widow but can't get his wife to divorce him.
16.
King of the Underworld (1939) as [Dr.] Carol Nelson
A lady doctor gets mixed up with a criminal gang.
17.
Secrets of an Actress (1938) as Fay Carter
A leading lady falls for a married architect who's invested in her play.
18.
Comet over Broadway (1938) as Eve Appleton
A stage star's rampant ambition leads to murder.
19.
Women Are Like That (1938) as Claire Landin
Years after their break-up, a couple finds each other all over again.
20.
My Bill (1938) as Mary Colbrook
An impoverished widow fights scandal for the sake of her four children.
21.
Stolen Holiday (1937) as Nicole Picot
A Paris fashion model marries a fortune hunter to protect him from the law.
22.
First Lady (1937) as Lucy Chase Wayne
A U.S. president's granddaughter fights a femme fatale to groom her husband for the White House.
23.
Another Dawn (1937) as Julia Ashton
An officer's wife at a British outpost in Africa falls for another man.
24.
Confession (1937) as Vera [Kowalska]
A glamorous singer commits murder to protect her daughter's virtue.
25.
The White Angel (1936) as Florence Nightingale
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
26.
Give Me Your Heart (1936) as Belinda [Bill] Warren
A socialite has to give up the baby she bore to a married man.
27.
The Goose and the Gander (1935) as Georgiana
A divorcee can't stop meddling in her ex-husband's affairs.
28.
Living on Velvet (1935) as Amy Prentiss
A guilt-ridden pilot finds a new outlook on life when he falls for a society girl.
29.
I Found Stella Parish (1935) as Stella Parish
An actress stops at nothing to protect her daughter from her shady past.
30.
Stranded (1935) as Lynn Palmer
A Traveler's Aid worker who delights in solving people's problems gets mixed up with gangsters.
31.
British Agent (1934) as Elena [Moura]
An Englishman falls in love with a Russian spy.
32.
Wonder Bar (1934) as Liane [Renaud]
The denizens of a Parisian night club deal with murder and romance.
33.
Dr. Monica (1934) as Dr. Monica [Braden]
A female doctor learns that her husband loves another woman.
34.
Mandalay (1934) as Tanya
A woman with a past tries to get rid of a former lover.
35.
Storm at Daybreak (1933) as Irina [Radovic]
Fictionalized account of the events leading up to Archduke Ferdinand's assassination and the start of World War I.
36.
I Loved a Woman (1933) as Laura McDonald
A Chicago meat-packer tries to keep a rein on his social-climbing wife.
37.
The House on 56th Street (1933) as Peggy [Martin]
A woman loses her family after being falsely convicted of a crime.
38.
Mary Stevens, M.D. (1933) as Mary Stevens
A woman doctor decides to have a baby without benefit of marriage.
39.
The Keyhole (1933) as Anne [Vallee Brooks]
A private eye specializing in divorce cases falls for the woman he's been hired to frame.
40.
Jewel Robbery (1932) as Baroness Teri
A jewel thief falls for a tycoon's wife in Vienna.
41.
Cynara (1932) as Clemency Warlock
Infidelity threatens a lawyer''s marriage when his fling decides to steal him from his wife.
42.
One Way Passage (1932) as Joan [Ames]
An ocean voyage leads to romance for a dying heiress and a condemned criminal.
43.
Trouble in Paradise (1932) as Mariette [Colet]
A love triangle ignites trouble between two jewel theives and their intended victim.
44.
Strangers in Love (1932) as Diane Merrow
45.
Street of Women (1932) as Natalie Upton
A property developer is torn between his wife and his mistress.
46.
Man Wanted (1932) as Lois Ames
A female executive falls in love with her male secretary.
47.
Girls About Town (1931) as Wanda Howard
48.
24 Hours (1931) as Fanny Towner
49.
Ladies' Man (1931) as Norma Page
50.
The Vice Squad (1931) as Alice Morrison
51.
Transgression (1931) as Elsie Maury
When her lover is killed, a straying wife tries to intercept the confession she mailed her husband.
52.
Guilty Hands (1931) as Marjorie West
A district attorney tries to frame an innocent girl for the murder he committed.
53.
The False Madonna (1931) as Tina
54.
Scandal Sheet (1931) as Edith Flint
55.
Let's Go Native (1930) as Constance Cook
Dress designer Joan Wood, who's heavily in debt, has created costumes for a Broadway show that is exported to Argentina. With the money she wants to pay her debts, but there was a mistake: she is receiving the money in Buenos Aires, not in New York. Her friend Wally Wendell, whose grandfather does not approve of his relationship with her, wants him to marry a girl he hasn't seen for some years named Constance Cook, whose grandfather is the owner of a ship traveling to Buenos Aires and Constance is one of the passengers. Wally's friend Basil has caused a freak accident with Voltair McGuines' cab, who wants his money for the damage. Basil asks Wally, but he has been disinherited and lost all credit by his grandfather, because he still wants Joan.
56.
Street of Chance (1930) as Alma Marsden
57.
Behind the Make-Up (1930) as Kitty Parker
58.
59.
Raffles (1930) as Gwen
A distinguished British gentleman hides his true identity as a notorious jewel thief.
60.
61.
The Virtuous Sin (1930) as Marya Ivanovna
62.
For the Defense (1930) as Irene Manners
An attorney, who specializes in springing criminals out of prison, is faced with a moral dilemma when his girlfriend drunkenly kills a pedestrian with her car and another man takes the blame.
63.
Passion Flower (1930) as Dulce Morado
A society woman courts heartache when she falls in love with her chauffeur.
64.
A Notorious Affair (1930) as Countess Balakireff
A beautiful noblewoman gives up wealth and society for love of a two-timing musician.
65.
The Cocoanuts (1929) as Penelope
While running a hotel in Florida, three clowns get caught up in the search for stolen jewels.
66.
Illusion (1929) as Zelda Paxton
67.
The Marriage Playground (1929) as Zinnia La Crosse
68.
Dangerous Curves (1929) as Zara Flynn

Writer (feature film)

69.
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944) as Contract Writer

Producer (feature film)

70.
Wife Wanted (1946) as Producer
Career-slipping movie star Carole Raymond (Kay Francis) buys in as a real estate partner of Jeff Caldwell (Paul Cavanagh). Actually, through his secretary, Nola Reed (Veda Ann Borg), Caldwell runs a matrimonial bureau and, with the aid of his associate, Lee Kirby (John Gallaudet), they defraud and blackmail a large group of lonely people. Carole, unknowingly, is used as bait for one of their victims, Walter Desmond (Barton Yarborough), who "commits suicide." Reporter William Tyler (Robert Shayne) thinks otherwise and, posing as a rich rancher, contacts Miss Raymond. The latter, now being blackmailed by Caldwell, is forced to persuade Tyler to invest in a fraudulent oil deal. In her own attempt to break the racket, Carole uncovers Mildred Hayes (Teala Loring), another innocent victim of the Desmond case. Despite leading each other on for their own purposes, Carole and Tyler fall in love and combine their efforts.
71.
Divorce (1945) as Producer
A frequently divorced woman sets her sights on a happily married man.
72.
Allotment Wives (1945) as Producer
Unscrupulous women marry servicemen for their pay.

Cast (short)

73.
Movies On Sundays (1935)
A promotional short encouraging Pennsylvania's citizens to allow movie showings on Sundays.
74.
Things You Never See on the Screen (1935)
This short film presents a series of bloopers from various Warner Bros. productions.

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