Lola Lane


Actor
Lola Lane

About

Also Known As
Dorothy Mullican
Birth Place
Macy, Indiana, USA
Born
May 21, 1906
Died
June 22, 1981

Biography

Lola Lane was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Lane began her acting career appearing in various films, such as "The Girl From Havana" (1929), "Fox Movietone Follies of 1929" (1929) and "The Big Fight" (1930). She also appeared in the Mary Lawlor adaptation "Good News" (1930), "Let's Go Places" (1930) and "Hell Bound" (1931). Her film career continued throughout th...

Family & Companions

Lew Ayres
Husband
Actor. Married in 1931; divorced in 1933.
Alexander Hall
Husband
Director.
Henry Clay Dunham
Husband
Roland West
Husband
Director. Died in 1952.

Biography

Lola Lane was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Lane began her acting career appearing in various films, such as "The Girl From Havana" (1929), "Fox Movietone Follies of 1929" (1929) and "The Big Fight" (1930). She also appeared in the Mary Lawlor adaptation "Good News" (1930), "Let's Go Places" (1930) and "Hell Bound" (1931). Her film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like "Woman Condemned" (1934), "Alias Mary Dow" (1935) and "Death From a Distance" (1935). She also appeared in "Port of Lost Dreams" (1935). In the latter part of her career, she continued to act in "Torchy Blane in Panama" (1938), "Daughters Courageous" (1939) and "Four Wives" (1939). She also appeared in "Four Mothers" (1941) and "Lost Canyon" (1942). Lane last acted in "They Made Me a Killer" (1946). Lane was married to Alexander Hall. Lane passed away in June 1981 at the age of 75.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Deadline at Dawn (1946)
Edna Bartelli
They Made Me a Killer (1946)
Betty
Steppin' in Society (1945)
The Duchess
Why Girls Leave Home (1945)
Irene Mitchell
Identity Unknown (1945)
Wane
Buckskin Frontier (1943)
Rita Molyneaux
Miss V from Moscow (1942)
Vera Marova [also known as Miss V]
Lost Canyon (1942)
Laura Clark
Four Mothers (1941)
Thea Lemp Crowley
Mystery Ship (1941)
Patricia Marshall
Zanzibar (1940)
Jan Browning
Gangs of Chicago (1940)
June Whitaker
Girls of the Road (1940)
Elly
Convicted Woman (1940)
Hazel
Four Wives (1939)
Thea Lemp Crowley
Daughters Courageous (1939)
Linda Masters
Mr. Chump (1938)
Jane Mason
Torchy Blane in Panama (1938)
Torchy Blane
Hollywood Hotel (1938)
Mona Marshall
When Were You Born (1938)
Cancer, Jun 22-Jul 22 [Nita Kenton]
Four Daughters (1938)
Thea Lemp
The Sheik Steps Out (1937)
Phyllis "Flip" Murdock
Marked Woman (1937)
Gabby [Marvin]
In Paris, A.W.O.L. (1936)
Vaudevillian
Alias Mary Dow (1935)
Minnie
His Night Out (1935)
Lola
Death from a Distance (1935)
Kay Palmer
Murder on a Honeymoon (1935)
Phyllis La Font
Port of Lost Dreams (1934)
Molly Deshon [also known as Molly Clark]
Ticket to a Crime (1934)
Peggy Cummings
The Woman Condemned (1934)
Jane Merrick/Her twin sister
Burn-'Em-Up Barnes (1934)
Marjorie Temple
Public Stenographer (1933)
Ann McNair
The Woman Who Dared (1933)
The office secretary
Ex-Bad Boy (1931)
Letty Lythe
Hell Bound (1931)
Shirley "Platinum" Reed
Good News (1930)
Pat
Let's Go Places (1930)
Marjorie Lorraine
The Costello Case (1930)
Mollie
The Big Fight (1930)
Shirley
Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 (1929)
Lila Beaumont
Speakeasy (1929)
Alice Woods
The Girl From Havana (1929)
Joan Anders

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Marked Woman (1937) - From Tiddlywinks To Roulette Gangster Johnny Vanning (Eduardo Cianelli), his character inspired by Charles "Lucky" Luciano, surveys the goods (including staff hostesses, Bette Davis as Mary, Lola Lane as Gabby, Isabel Jewell as Emmy Lou and Mayo Methot as Estelle) in the night club he's taken over, early in Marked Woman, 1937.
Four Daughters (1938) - Right On The Nose Michael Curtiz directing, father (Claude Rains) conducting, Kay (Lane sister Rosemary) singing, Thea (Lola) fretting, Jane (Priscilla) cooking and Emma (Gale Page) assisting, preparing for eligible dinner guest Ben Crowley (Frank McHugh), in Four Daughters, 1938.
Hollywood Hotel (1938) - Mona Marshall In Glamour Girl The real Mona having a tantrum, her stunt double Virginia (Rosemary Lane) has been recruited to stand-in at her premiere, featuring another Louella Parsons appearance, escorted by studio hack Bernie (Allyn Joslyn) and newly signed singer Ronnie (Dick Powell), who doesn’t know about the swap, Ronald Reagan handling introductions, in Warner Bros.’ Hollywood Hotel, 1938.
Hollywood Hotel - Opening Credits Opening credits from Warner Bros.' Hollywood Hotel, 1938, directed by Busby Berkeley, starring Dick Powell and Lola and Rosemary Lane, songs by Dick Whiting and Johnny Mercer.
Daughters Courageous (1939) - Not Enough Enthusiasm Happy mayhem at the Carmel, Ca home of the the Masters sisters, Lola Lane as Linda, Gale Page as Cora, Rosemary Lane as Tinka, greeting Jeffrey Lynn as playwright Johnny, who’s really there to see Buff (Priscilla Lane), May Robson as Penny, early in the non-sequel to Four Daughters(1938), Daughters Courageous, 1939.
Daughters Courageous (1939) - A Well Brought-Up Mother Fay Bainter is mom to the Masters sisters (Lola Lane, Priscilla Lane, Rosemary Lane and Gale Page) of Carmel, Ca, indirectly informing them that Sam, the landlord, has proposed, early in Warner Bros.’ same-cast but not-sequel to the hit Four Daughters from the previous year, Daughters Courageous, 1939.
Daughters Courageous (1939) - Who's Head Of The Family Landlord Sam (Donald Crisp), his proposal accepted by Mrs. Masters (Fay Bainter) is joining the girls (Priscilla Lane, Lola Lane, Rosemary Lane and Gale Page) for a first meal when maid Penny (May Robson) announces dad Jim (Claude Rains), appearing for the first time in 20 years, in Daughters Courageous, 1939.
Deadline At Dawn (1946) - The Sailor Took It Blind "Sleepy" (Marvin Miller) having walked upstairs during credits, woozy Edna (Lola Lane) finds the money she owes him gone, from a story by Cornell Woolrich, script by Clifford Odets, the only film by noted stage director Harold Clurman, Deadline At Dawn, 1946, starring Susan Hayward.
Four Daughters (1938) - Genius In The Famiiy Opening introducing father Adrian Lemp (Claude Rains) then all four girls (Lane sisters, Priscilla as "Ann" on violin, Rosemary, vocal, as "Kay", Lola, as "Thea" on piano, and Gale Page, as "Emma," on harp), and May Robson as "Aunt Etta," from the Warner Bros. hit Four Daughters, 1938.
Marked Woman - Open, Johnny Opening credits and first scene entering the "Club Intime," as gangster Johnny (Eduardo Cianelli) moves in, from Marked Woman, 1937, starring Bette Davis and Humphrey Bogart.
Girls of the Road - Next County Line Vagrant girls including Kay (Ann Dvorak) and Mickey (Helen Mack) who seems rightly freaked about boarding a train, leading to some compelling shots from director Nick Grinde in Girls of the Road, 1940.
Girls of the Road - Debu-Tramps Incognito do-gooder Kay (Ann Dvorak) and pal Mickey (Helen Mack) enter an ad hoc girls' camp under the thumb of witty Elly (Lola Lane) in the social-drama exploitation hybrid Girls of the Road, 1940.

Family

Leota Lane
Sister
Actor.
Rosemary Lane
Sister
Actor.
Priscilla Lane
Sister
Actor.

Companions

Lew Ayres
Husband
Actor. Married in 1931; divorced in 1933.
Alexander Hall
Husband
Director.
Henry Clay Dunham
Husband
Roland West
Husband
Director. Died in 1952.
Robert Hanlon
Husband
Fifth husband; married in 1955.

Bibliography