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Winifred Harris

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Cast (feature film)

Knock on Wood (1954) as Englishwoman
Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has failed with another love affair. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and jealous. His fiancée Audrey leaves him and Jerry smashes his two dolls, Clarence and Terrence. Morgan's dollmaker Papinek is member of a spy ring who has stolen the secret plans to the top secret Lafayette airplane. Since Morgan is leaving for Zurich the same night, he decides to use Morgan's dolls as a mailbox and hides the secret plan in the heads of the dolls. Another secret spy ring also wants to get their hands on Jerry's luggage and they *also* follow him. Eventually, Jerry is chased by both these organizations as well as the police, who suspects him of murder.
The Fan (1949) as Bessie
A happy marriage is placed at risk when the husband starts spending his afternoons with a social climbing adventuress.
Julia Misbehaves (1948) as Lady Pennystone
A showgirl returns to her stuffy estranged husband when their daughter gets engaged.
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) as Voice
A middle-aged man accidentally catches a mermaid and falls in love.
Down to Earth (1947) as
The goddess of the dance comes to Earth to take over a musical lampooning the gods.
My Wild Irish Rose (1947) as Chauncey Olcott's stage mother
Musical biography of Irish songwriter Chauncey Olcott.
That Hagen Girl (1947) as Selma Delaney
A small-town teenager thinks a lawyer is her illegitimate dad.
The Lone Wolf in Mexico (1947) as Mrs. Van Weir
A croupier is murdered in a Mexico City gambling casino and the Lone Wolf is suspected. Sharon Montgomery, wife of diamond merchant Charles Montgomery, becomes involved in a jewel heist, in which again the Lone Wolf is a suspect.
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as Dowager
Song of Love (1947) as Woman at party
True story of Clara Schumann''''s battle to save husband Robert''''s health and resist the romantic overtures of Johannes Brahms.
Centennial Summer (1946) as Governor's wife
In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters (Jeanne Crain and Linda Darnell) vie for the affections of a Frenchman (Cornel Wilde) who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.
Love Letters (1945) as Mrs. Quinton
A soldier falls for the woman who may have killed his best friend.
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944) as Lady Carlton-Smith
Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944) as Chaperone at dance
In 1923, two young ladies depart unescorted for a tour of Europe, meeting two eligible men aboard ship. Their great naivity and efforts to seem grown-up lead them into many comic misadventures.
Standing Room Only (1944) as Admiral's wife
During World War II, Lee Stevens travels to Washington D.C. with his secretary Jane Rogers in order to secure a government contract. Not thinking it through, Jane cancels their hotel reservations when she feels the accomodations are inadequate. With no rooms available in the entire city Lee and Jane pose as a married couple and take positions as maid and butler in the Cromwell's home until the contract can be secured.
Claudia (1943) as Mrs. Feiffer
Child bride Claudia Naughton has made life difficult for her husband David because she can't stand living so far away from her mother. She's also afraid her husband doesn't find her desirable enough. To remedy both situations, she sells their farm to an opera singer so they'll have to move back to the city near her mother, and she tries to make her husband jealous by flirting with a neighbor. Eventually, Claudia has to learn to grow when she discovers that she's about to become a mother and that her own mother is gravely ill.
Her Cardboard Lover (1942) as Player
A flirt tries to make her fiance jealous by hiring a gigolo.
Random Harvest (1942) as
A woman''s happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
Casablanca (1942) as Englishwoman
An American saloon owner in North Africa is drawn into World War II when his lost love turns up.
Pittsburgh (1942) as
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance.
Gentleman Jim (1942) as
Fanciful biography of 19th-century boxing champion Jim Corbett.
Woman of the Year (1942) as Chairwoman
Opposites distract when a sophisticated political columnist falls for a sportswriter.
Captains of the Clouds (1942) as
A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war.
I Married an Angel (1942) as
A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.
Life with Henry (1941) as Mrs. Woodring
Young Henry Aldrich would like to "win" a trip to Alaska. But in order to participate, he first has to put up $100. The whole matter sounds awfully fishy. Henry and his pal Dizzy go into the soap business. Their attempt to raise money turns into a disaster when they get the soap formula wrong. But the Alaska trip is really on the level. It's been organized by Sylvanus Q. Sattherwaite, businessman and philanthropist. But Henry still doesn't have the money...
Kisses for Breakfast (1941) as Dowager
An amnesiac groom unknowingly marries a second time.
Appointment for Love (1941) as Miss Tragler
Charming Andre Cassil woos physician Jane Alexander and the two impulsively get married. The honeymoon ends very quickly when Jane voices her progressive views on marriage which include the two having separate apartments. Andre then tries to make his wife jealous in order to lure her into his bedroom.
Footsteps in the Dark (1941) as Miss Perry
An aspiring mystery writer stumbles on to a real murder.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) as Mrs. Weymouth
A scientist's investigations into the nature of good and evil turn him into a murderous monster.
Down in San Diego (1941) as
Teenagers take on enemy spies at a Navy base.
British Intelligence (1940) as Mrs. Bennett
A lady spy uses a British nobleman''s home in her undercover work for the Germans.
Waterloo Bridge (1940) as Dowager
A ballerina turns to prostitution when her fiance is reported killed in World War I.
Tugboat Annie Sails Again (1940) as
A veteran lady captain fights off competition.
A Child Is Born (1940) as Mrs. Holt
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
New Moon (1940) as Lady
A revolutionary leader romances a French aristocrat in Louisiana.
I Love You Again (1940) as Mrs. Watkins
A solid married man discovers he's forgotten a past existence as a con artist.
The Women (1939) as Mrs. North/Society woman
A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.
Espionage Agent (1939) as Lady Ashford
American spies try to steal Nazi secrets from a moving train.
Zenobia (1939) as Carter's guest
When he cures a circus elephant, a country doctor gets an unwanted friend.
Kid Nightingale (1939) as Mrs. Reynolds
A waiter becomes a singing prizefighter.
The Kid from Kokomo (1939) as Mrs. Bronson
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
Ninotchka (1939) as English lady
A coldhearted Soviet agent is warmed up by a trip to Paris and a night of love.
I'm from Missouri (1939) as Clara
Money to Burn (1939) as Lucy Davis
Rose of Washington Square (1939) as Mrs. Russell
A singer struggles to keep her criminal boyfriend from trouble.
Lord Jeff (1938) as Other woman
When a good boy goes bad, his family sends him to a naval military school.
The Amazing Doctor Clitterhouse (1938) as Mrs. Ganswoort
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
Live, Love and Learn (1937) as Mrs. Colfax-Baxter
A bohemian artist and a society girl try to adjust to marriage.
The Life of the Party (1937) as Mrs. Van Tuyl
A young girl tries to escape the suitors her mother has picked for her.
Stella Dallas (1937) as
After divorcing a society man, a small-town woman tries to build a better life for their daughter.
Night Must Fall (1937) as Mrs. Laurie
A charming young man worms his way into a wealthy woman''s household, then reveals a deadly secret.
Conquest (1937) as Countess Augustus Walewska
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
Women Men Marry (1937) as Dowager
A reporter's busy schedule keeps him from realizing his wife is having an affair with his editor.
Lloyd's of London (1936) as
A young man's love for a married woman leads him to help found an insurance company.
Fast and Loose (1930) as Carrie Lenox
A wealthy family is thrown into turmoil when the daughter falls for the family chauffeur and the son begins to keep company with a chorus girl.
The Racketeer (1929) as Mrs. Simpson
A young beauty marries a gangster to help her musician boyfriend's career.
The Love Doctor (1929) as Mrs. Woodbridge
The Purple Highway (1923) as Mrs. Quail
A Daughter of Two Worlds (1920) as Mrs. Harrison
The Crucible of Life (1918) as Mrs. Dorset
Panthea (1917) as Gerard's mother
The Dazzling Miss Davison (1917) as Mrs. Jennings
The Co-Respondent (1917) as Friend of Mrs. Van Kreel
The Iron Hand (1916) as Mr. Winslow

Cast (short)

The Grand Dame (1931)
A gangster''''s moll attempts to break into high society in this comedic short. Vitaphone Release 1203.

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