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|Also Known As:||Died:||February 2, 1958|
|Born:||August 18, 1894||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Waco, Texas, USA||Profession:||Costume-Wardrobe ...|
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Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)
The famed silent screen star is torn between love and his career.
A homely woman injured in a car crash awakes to find the plastic surgery has transformed her into a first class beauty.
A female music critic marries a rancher and has to adjust to life out West.
A married lawyer falls for the woman he's defending on murder charges.
A new bride becomes obsessed with the one room her husband keeps locked.
An actor starring as Othello opposite his wife finds the character''''s jealous rage taking over his mind off-stage.
After accidentally killing her lecherous producer, a famous actress tries to hide her guilt.
A woman's lifelong love for a callous concert pianist leads to tragedy.
Innocent lies build up as a show-business hopeful tries to build a career.
In a long flashback, a New York publisher is in Venice pursuing the lost love letters of an early-19th-century poet, Jeffrey Ashton, who disappeared mysteriously. Using a false name, Lewis Venable rents a room from Juliana Bordereau, once Jeffrey Ashton's lover, now an aged recluse. Running the household is Juliana's severe niece, Tina, who mistrusts Venable from the first moment. He realizes all is not right when late one night he finds Tina, her hair unpinned and wild, at the piano. She calls him Jeffrey and throws herself at him. The family priest warns Venable to tread carefully around her fantasies, but he wants the letters at any cost, even Tina's sanity.
A singer''''s wife turns to the bottle when she fears she''''s lost her husband to success.
Repressed passions and shameful secrets destroy a New England family.
A hard-drinking reporter tries to help the embittered widow of the soldier who had saved his life during the war.
An inventor rises to fame with the support of his loving wife.
Maverick private eyes Kildane and Quayle leave a large agency to work on their own. Their first assignment (pirated from the old firm): retrieve eloping heiress Penelope Hampton...in competition with their former boss Prentiss. Kildane finds Penelope with surprising ease and keeps her one jump ahead of Prentiss with assorted difficulties, but can he avoid a romantic complication with his lovely charge?
Aesop takes a break from spinning fables to help a king and fall in love.
A respected businessman and his gambler best friend fall for the same woman in 1850s Oregon.
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.
A beautiful young woman, an aspiring actress, trick a famous stage star into signing a letter recommending her talents to a producer friend, with amusing results.
True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
Kay Williams, an executive with Styles, Inc., is true to her absent husband Bill despite much harassment for dates from co-workers. But when Bill finally returns from Europe, it becomes increasingly evident to Kay that he has been a world- class philanderer. Still loving him, Kay decides to take gentle revenge by making him think she does likewise. Ensuing comic events ridicule the double standard at every opportunity.
A female psychiatrist who's sworn off love falls for a handsome veteran.
A murdered nightclub star possesses a mild-mannered look-alike to bring his killers to justice.
The famed composer Chopin sacrifices everything, even love, for his native Poland.
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
A middle aged wouldbe painter falls into the clutches of an unscrupulous woman.
At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved by Touzac's new technique, Florence is revealed in a flashback as Michel's abandoned wife Karin, whom their daughter Susette thinks is dead. Can Susette cope if they now re-unite?
Bachelor Harry Quincey, head designer in a small-town cloth factory, lives with his selfish sisters, glamorous hypochondriac Lettie and querulous widow Hester. His developing relationship with new colleague Deborah Brown promises happiness at last...thwarted by passive, then increasingly active opposition from one sister. Will Harry resort to desperate measures?
A nightclub dancer makes it big in modeling, leaving her dancer boyfriend behind.
A female literary agent tries to make her star client as adventures as his most famous character.
An outlaw goes straight to work for the telegraph company, which puts him in conflict with his lawless brother.
A Southern belle turns outlaw when her family loses their land.
Two college students convince their friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil.
In the 1890s lumberjack John leaves Seattle for Alaska to look for gold. After he marries dancehall girl Sally, he finds she used to be in love with his best friend Blackie.
Two sisters from Texas travel to Florida looking for rich husbands.
A softhearted gangster tries to go straight.
A Norwegian war orphan adopted by a pianist as a publicity stunt turns out to be a beautiful young woman.
A married matador's rise to stardom is complicated by an affair with a beautiful aristocrat.
An Englishman goes behind enemy lines to assassinate Hitler.
A nightclub entertainer pretends to be a noted financier, only to fall for the man¿s wife.
A hot shot flyer discovers the hero within when he joins the British Air Force during World War II.
Highly fictionalized early history of Canada. Trapper/explorer Radisson imagines an empire around Hudson's Bay. He befriends the Indians, fights the French, and convinces King Charles II to sponsor an expedition of conquest.
After WWI two men go into radio. Failure leads the wife of one to borrow money from another; she goes on, after separation, to stardom. A coast-to-coast radio program is set up to bring everyone back together.
Love and horse racing spice up an American girl's South American vacation.
Barrymore lampoons himself. A famous actor, given to drink, nearly destroys the show, but his leading lady (Hughes) returns to save it. Meanwhile a young girl (Baxter) tries to reform him.
Country boy (Fonda) joins a circus in the 1840s and falls in love with the bare-back rider (Lamour). Later he falls in love with another circus runaway (Darnell).
Woman (Bainter) tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son (Payne) to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter (Joyce) of his father's trainer (Brennan), he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt.
Songwriters Calhoun and Harrigan get Katie and Lily Blane to introduce a new one. Lily goes to England, and Katy joins her after the boys give a new song to Nora Bayes. All are reunited when the boys, now in the army, show up in England.
Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by bandleader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.
When a waiter (Murphy) gives a society girl (Joyce) a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle (Ruggles) makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.
Anti-Nazi tract laced with 1938 newsreel footage finds American girl (Bennett) married to a German (Lederer) gradually learning he is a Nazi, trying to get their son to America.
The legendary outlaw''''s brother eludes the law to avenge Jesse James''''s murder.
A Spanish nobleman becomes a masked outlaw by night to battle a local tyrant.
A Czech family is torn apart by violence and political conflicts during the rise of Nazi Germany in this 1940 drama. Frau Bernie's four sons all choose different paths: pro-Czech, pro-Nazi, and toward America. The mother becomes an eyewitness to tragedy as she begins to lose her sons to the war. Based on the 1928 film of the same name, which was set during World War I.
A suave thief falls in love again with his high school sweetheart and finds temptation and a detective on his trail while visiting her family.
A woman is swept off her feet by a magician, and finds the results less than magical.
A couple struggle to find happiness after a whirlwind courtship.
A lawyer is framed for the murder of a young party girl and tries to clear his name.
A married violinist deserts his family when he falls for his accompanist.
A millionaire who''s been married seven times courts wife number eight.
A Hollywood star falls for a broken down aristocrat.
The setting is a small town in 1870s Pennsylvania. Sally Waterson and her father have stopped in town with their traveling medicine show, but when their wagon catches fire, they find themselves stranded. They're taken in by Mrs. Cortlandt and her grandson, Peter, who is trying to set up a pipeline that will supply oil throughout the state. Sally and Peter soon fall in love and marry. Neither their marriage nor Peter's pipe dreams flow too smoothly.
While vacationing without her husband, a married woman falls for another man.
An ad man gets his model girlfriend to pose as a debutante for a new campaign.
When a working girl tries to return a lost fur coat, she gets caught up in a wealthy family''''s battles.
Kay Denham is off for a 'fling' in Paris, leaving her staid suitor Berk behind. There, she meets two new suitors, Gene and George. Gene smooth-talks her into a junket to Switzerland, but George (with no illusions about his friend) appoints himself chaperone. Through a series of slapstick winter sports, Kay remains puzzled about George's disapproval of Gene...but there's a reason.
Russian nobles flee the revolution and take jobs in Paris as servants.
Young lovers (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its advantage, getting even with everyone for every slight--real or imagined.
A compulsive liar, married to a scrupulously honest lawyer, confesses to a murder she didn''''t commit to help further his career.
Captain Drummond becomes a prisoner when he intents to protect a beautiful heiress of an espionage organization.
When success goes to his head, a bandleader could lose everything.
In a fantastically art-deco hospital, young Dr. Kildare treats and falls for impoverished Janet Healy, widow of a bank robber, who's been in prison and can't find her baby. Later she helps Kildare sew up gangster Hanlon in a tavern back room. Kildare pursues Janet and enlists Hanlon to help her; the gangster's solution, not surprisingly, is violent.
When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.
A Brooklyn girl masquerades as a princess to land a Hollywood contract.
In revolution-torn China, American mercenary O'Hara is entrusted with a perilous mission, to get arms for the helpless authorities in a province ravaged by warlord General Yang. On the train to Shanghai, he meets Judy Perrie, whose father is in league with Yang. Will Judy regret agreeing to lure O'Hara to his doom, and if so, can she make it up to him? The balance of power seesaws to a perilous conclusion.
A zany heiress tries to help a tramp by making him the family butler.
A mild-mannered milkman stumbles onto a career in the boxing ring.
A Park Avenue beauty plays two suitors against each other.
A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English heiress who ran away from home and is now being returned to England. He also discovers that his boss is on the ship. To avoid discovery, he disguises himself as the gangster accomplice of a minister, who is actually a gangster on the run from the law.
Before they can marry, two society types run off with lower-class loves.
Casino operator Johnny Lamb hires down-on-her-luck socialite Lucille Sutton as his casino hostess, in order to help her and to improve casino income. But Lamb's pals fear he may follow Lucille onto the straight-and-narrow path, which would not be good for business. So they hire Gert Malloy and Dictionary McKinney, a pair of con-artists, to manipulate Johnny back off the path of righteousness.
When her fiancée Buck Gonzales is killed, dance hall queen Cleo Borden inherits his wealth. Included are oil wells supervised by British engineer Carrington, whom Cleo sets out to win by becoming a "lady." She races her horse in Buenos Aires, gains social position by loveless marriage to bankrupt Colton, and even sings in an opera. But when she meets Carrington again, he's become the Earl of Stratton...
Three British soldiers in India fight invaders when not fighting each other.
A manicurist uses her beauty and emery board to snag a rich husband.
A Western rancher wins a British valet in a poker game.
A member of the Spanish guard falls for a temptress who once ruined his commanding officer''''s life.
King Richard the Lionhearted launches a crusade to preserve Christianity in Jerusalem.
A news reporter turns the woman he loves into a media star after she rejects an aristocrat''s marriage proposal.
SO RED THE ROSE is King Vidor's quietly affecting Civil War romance, starring Margaret Sullavan as a Southern aristocrat, the mistress of a Southern plantation, whose sheltered life is torn apart by the War between the States. During the war's darkest days she is sustained by her love for a distant cousin, a Confederate officer, played by Randolph Scott.
A cabaret entertainer shifts her operations to New Orleans and becomes exceedingly popular with the local men.
The fabled queen of Egypt leads Julius Caesar and Marc Antony astray.
A streetwalker rises to stage stardom but triggers a scandal when two brothers fall for her.
A night club singer hosts a children''''s radio show in hopes of finding the child she gave up years earlier.
An American serving in World War I falls for a spirited nurse.
Both members of a married couple fight the temptation to stray.
A love triangle ignites trouble between two jewel thieves and their intended victim.
Poet-rogue Francois Villon, sentenced to hang by King Louis XI for writing derogatory verses about him, is offered a temporary reprieve. His hanging will be postponed for 24 hours, and in that time he must defeat the invading Burgundians and win the love of the beautiful Katherine.
This film follows the on-again, off-again relationship of a college professor and a sexy student.
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