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Frances Gifford

Frances Gifford



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Also Known As: Died: January 22, 1994
Born: December 7, 1920 Cause of Death: emphysema
Birth Place: Long Beach, California, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Sky Commando (1953) as Jo McWethy
A tough flight commander risks his life to spy on the enemy.
Riding High (1950) as Margaret Higgins
An heiress and her sister''''s fiancee defy her family to race horses.
Luxury Liner (1948) as Laura Dene
The daughter of a ship's captain becomes a sea-going cupid.
Little Mister Jim (1947) as Jean Tukker
After his mother''s death, a young boy tries to help his father stop drinking.
The Arnelo Affair (1947) as Anne Parkson
A neglected wife gets mixed up with an hypnotic charmer and murder.
Thrill of a Romance (1945) as Maude Bancroft
A soldier returning from World War II finds love with a lady swimmer.
Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945) as Viola Johnson
A Norwegian farmer tries to raise two children in the Midwest.
She Went to the Races (1945) as Dr. Ann Wotters
A pretty scientist with a system for horse-race betting falls in love with a trainer.
Marriage Is a Private Affair (1944) as Sissy Mortimer
A spoiled rich girl refuses to let marriage interfere with man-chasing.
Cry 'Havoc' (1944) as Helen [Domeret]
A group of war nurses fights to survive the siege of Bataan.
Tarzan Triumphs (1943) as Zandra
The jungle king helps the princess of a lost civilization fight off Nazi invaders.
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943) as Finale
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.
Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour (1943) as Hilary Dane
The Glass Key (1942) as Nurse
A hired gun and his gangster boss fall out over a woman.
Beyond the Blue Horizon (1942) as Charlotte
The Remarkable Andrew (1942) as Miss Halsey
When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in danger of being blamed himself. In his trouble, the spirit of Andrew Jackson, whom he idolizes, visits him, and in turn, summons much high-powered talent from American history...which only Andrew can see. Can he get out of trouble before too many people think he's crazy?
American Empire (1942) as Abby Taylor
West Point Widow (1941) as Daphne [Hamilton]
Border Vigilantes (1941) as Helen Forbes
A town bedeviled with outlaws sends for Hoppy, Lucky and California after their own vigilante committee fails to solve the towns problems. Hoppy discovers that the bad guys are led by the town boss, and so are the vigilantes.
Jungle Girl (1941)
Dr. John Meredith (Trevor Bardette) has been driven from civilization by the criminal activities of his twin brother Bradley Meredith (also Trevor Bardette). With his infant daughter, he settles in the African jungle, where his ability to cure the native ills has resulted in his virtual control of the Masamba tribes, who possess vast diamond mines coveted by a gang of crooks. They use Shamba (Frank Lackteen), a witch doctor jealous of Dr. Meredith's influence over the tribe, to further their schemes. They lure Dr. Meredith away from the jungle, and he is murdered by "Slick" Latimer (Gerald Mohr). The natives believe that a sacred amulet is the secret of Dr. Meredith's power, and Shamba attempts to kill Nyoka (Frances Gifford), Meredith's now-grown-up daughter, to obtain the amulet(which actually contains the secret to the entrance of the Caves of Nakros). Jack Stanton (Tom Neal) rescues her and assists her in her efforts to recover the amulet. Latimer works with Shamba, and with Bradley Meredith, who poses as his murdered-brother so successfully that even Nyoka does not realize the deception.
The Reluctant Dragon (1941) as Doris
Robert Benchley learns about the animation process at Walt Disney Studios while trying to pitch an idea for a cartoon.
Hold That Woman! (1940) as Mary Mulvaney
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
Mercy Plane (1939) as Brenda Gordon
Sky Giant (1938) as
A young flyer fights to win his father''''s respect while vying with dad''''s best friend for a young woman''''s heart.
Bringing Up Baby (1938) as
A madcap heiress upsets the staid existence of a straitlaced scientist.
Woman Chases Man (1937) as Secretary
A millionaire hires a lady architect to con the money for a housing project out of his wealthy son.
New Faces of 1937 (1937) as Herself
A producer over-finances a Broadway show, expecting it to flop.
Stage Door (1937) as Mary McGuire
Women at a theatrical boarding house try to make their big break happen.

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