Zelda Sears


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Born
January 21, 1873

Biography

Zelda Sears worked on a variety of projects during her entertainment career. Sears worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "Rubber Tires" (1927), "The Clinging Vine" (1926) and "The Rush Hour" (1927). Sears more recently wrote the Marie Dressler dramatic comedy "Tugboat Annie" (1933). Sears passed away in February 1935 at the age of 62....

Biography

Zelda Sears worked on a variety of projects during her entertainment career. Sears worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "Rubber Tires" (1927), "The Clinging Vine" (1926) and "The Rush Hour" (1927). Sears more recently wrote the Marie Dressler dramatic comedy "Tugboat Annie" (1933). Sears passed away in February 1935 at the age of 62.

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Divorcee, The (1930) - Any Way She Likes Norma Shearer (as "Jerry"), in an early provocative role, with husband Ted (Chester Morris) discovering she's not so comfortable after all with their "open" marriage, in The Divorcee, 1930.
Tugboat Annie (1933) - The Boy's Own Mother Harbor town stalwart Marie Dressler (title character) joins ceremonies where her son (Robert Young, with fianceè Maureen O’Sullivan) is being celebrated as the local-boy turned ocean liner captain, the mayor (Robert MacWade) officiating, her tipsy husband (Wallace Beery) arriving late, in MGM’s Tugboat Annie, 1933.
Susan Lenox (Her Fall And Rise) - Who's Your Boyfriend? Robert Z. Leonard directs, as "Madame Panoramia" (Cecil Cunningham) helps hunky Rodney (Clark Gable) re-connect with girlfriend "Susie," previously "Helga," (Greta Garbo), who has trouble explaining her circus act, and her ugly boss (John Miljan), in Susan Lenox (Her Fall And Rise), 1931.
Susan Lenox (Her Fall And Rise) - You're As Good As Mine! Early scene, callous Uncle Ohlin (Jean Hersholt) informs his disdained niece Helga (Greta Garbo) that she'll be marrying Mondstrom (Alan Hale, in a scene as nasty as any he ever played), in Susan Lenox (Her Fall And Rise), 1931, directed by Robert Z. Leonard.
Susan Lenox (Her Fall And Rise) - Always Courteous When Drunk Having escaped rape that night by the husband chosen by her father, innocent Helga (Greta Garbo, later "Susan") is dazzled by the charm of Rodney (Clark Gable), the bachelor-neighbor-architect who took her in, in Robert Z. Leonard's Susan Lenox (Her Fall And Rise), 1931.
Susan Lenox (Her Fall And Rise) - I Ran Away Once Greta Garbo (as Helga, later Susan) channeling Ben-Hur, fleeing her violent Michigan country household, jumping the train where she meets "Madame Panoramia" (Cecil Cunningham) and sly circus boss Burlingham (John Miljan) in Susan Lenox (Her Fall And Rise), 1931.
Divorcee, The (1930) - Hear It And Weep! Norma Shearer (as "Jerry") with all three of her will-be lovers, Ted (Chester Morris), whom she's about to marry, and Don (Robert Montgomery) and Paul (Conrad Nagel) who'll come later, in an early scene from The Divorcee, 1930.
Prosperity - Wedding Businesswomen Maggie Warren (Marie Dressler) and Lizzie Praskins (Polly Moran) feud over who'll officiate the wedding of their son and daughter in Prosperity, 1932.
Prosperity - Maggie Banker Maggie Warren (Marie Dressler) does business with client Ezra Higgins (Frank Darien) then turns her job over to her son John (Norman Foster) in Prosperity, 1932.

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