Norma Varden


Actor

Biography

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Lady Petherington
A Very Special Favor (1965)
Mother Plum
The Sound of Music (1965)
Frau Schmidt
13 Frightened Girls (1963)
Miss Pittford
The Buccaneer (1959)
Madame Hilaire
The Miracle (1959)
Mrs. McGregor
In the Money (1958)
Dowager
Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
Mrs. [Emily Jane] French
The Birds and the Bees (1956)
Passenger
Jupiter's Darling (1955)
Fabia
The Silver Chalice (1955)
Matron
Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
Young Bess (1953)
Lady Tyrwhitt
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Lady Beekman
Loose in London (1953)
Aunt Agatha
Something for the Birds (1952)
Congresswoman Bates
Les Miserables (1952)
Mademoiselle Courbet
Strangers on a Train (1951)
Mrs. Cunningham
Thunder on the Hill (1951)
Pierce
Fancy Pants (1950)
Lady Maude
Adventure in Baltimore (1949)
H[elen] H[adley] Hamilton
The Secret Garden (1949)
Nurse
The Spiritualist (1948)
Let's Live a Little (1948)
Nurse Brady
Hollow Triumph (1948)
Mrs. Gerry
The Senator Was Indiscreet (1948)
Woman at banquet
Forever Amber (1947)
Mrs. Abbott
The Trouble with Women (1947)
Mrs. Wilmer Dawson
Bob, Son of Battle (1947)
Lady Eleanor
Millie's Daughter (1947)
Mrs. Sarah Harris
Ivy (1947)
Joan Rodney
Where There's Life (1947)
Mrs. Herbert Jones
The Searching Wind (1946)
Mrs. Hayworth
The Green Years (1946)
Mrs. Bosomley
The Cheaters (1945)
Matty Tait
National Velvet (1945)
Miss Simms
Hold That Blonde (1945)
Mrs. Henry Carteret
Girls of the Big House (1945)
Mrs. Thelma Holt
Those Endearing Young Charms (1945)
Haughty floor lady
Bring on the Girls (1945)
Aunt Martha
Mademoiselle Fifi (1944)
His wife
The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)
Mrs. Bland
The Good Fellows (1943)
Mrs. Drayton
What a Woman! (1943)
Miss Timmons
Dixie (1943)
Mrs. La Plant
Slightly Dangerous (1943)
Opera singer
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943)
Gracie
My Kingdom for a Cook (1943)
Margaret
The Glass Key (1942)
Dowager
Flying with Music (1942)
Miss Mullens
We Were Dancing (1942)
Mrs. Bryce-Carew
Random Harvest (1942)
Julia
Johnny Doughboy (1942)
Miss Penticott
The Major and the Minor (1942)
Mrs. Osborne
Casablanca (1942)
Englishwoman
Glamour Boy (1941)
Mrs. Lee
The Mad Doctor (1941)
Susan
Scotland Yard (1941)
Lady [Elizabeth] Heathcote
Road to Zanzibar (1941)
Clara Kimble
Waterloo Bridge (1940)
Hostess
The Earl of Chicago (1940)
Maureen Kilmount
Shipyard Sally (1939)
Patricia Randell
Fools for Scandal (1938)
Cicely
Everything Happens to Me (1938)
You're The Doctor (1938)
Wanted (1937)
East Meets West (1936)
Lady Mallory
Boys Will Be Boys (1936)
Lady Dorking
Windbag the Sailor (1936)
The Iron Duke (1935)
Duchess of Richmond
Get Off My Foot (1935)

Cast (Special)

Doc (1969)

Life Events

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Mademoiselle Fifi (1944) - Little Launderesses Or Liberals Introducing the protagonist, Simone Simon as laundress Elisabeth, catching a stage during the 1870 Prussian occupation of France with her social superiors (the bourgeoisie Alan Napier, Romaine Callender, Helen Freeman, Norma Varden, and Edmund Glover the priest), Jason Robards the voluble merchant, John Emery the agitator, in Mademoiselle Fifi, 1944.
Mademoiselle Fifi (1944) - More Than A Patriot Everybody happier as resourceful laundress Elisabeth (Simone Simon) has shared her plentiful poultry with her famished upper-class stage coach companions, congratulated especially by Norma Varden and Jason Robards Sr., during the 1870 Prussian occupation of France, in RKO’s Mademoiselle Fifi, 1944.
Three Coins In The Fountain (1954) - Predatory Prince First scene for Clifton Webb as author Shadwell at a Rome social, then the three American heroines, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters and Maggie McNamara as "Maria," meeting Louis Jourdan, as suave prince "Dino," early in director Jean Negulesco's Three Coins In The Fountain, 1954.
Rome Adventure (1962) - Lovers Must Learn Young Suzanne Pleshette is composure itself, as librarian Prudence, telling off her bosses (led by Norma Varden) with a clever nod to the book on which the movie is based then, with parents (Mary Patton, Maurice Wells), disembarking, meeting Albert (Hampton Fancher), opening Rome Adventure, 1962.
Witness For The Prosecution (1957) - My Egg Beater With no apparent concerns on his conscience, defendant-to-be Leonard Vole (Tyrone Power) reveals to barrister Sir Wilfrid (Charles Laughton) the beginnings of his affair with the murdered Mrs. French (Norma Varden), in Billy Wilder's Witness For The Prosecution, 1957.
Elephant Walk - Poisonous Snakes Peter Finch, playing "John Wiley," narrates the opening, introducing his wife-to-be Ruth (Elizabeth Taylor) and her fussy customer (Norma Varden), in Paramount's Elephant Walk, 1954, also starring Dana Andrews.
13 Frightened Girls -- (Alternate Scene) -- French Girl Opening The "French Girl" version of the opening to William Castle's 13 Frightened Girls, 1963, all of which are seen on the new William Castle Film Collection DVD set, available October 20th.

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