Elisabeth Risdon

Elisabeth Risdon




Cast (Feature Film)

It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (1952)
Woman in Episode one
Scaramouche (1952)
Isabelle de Valmorin
Bannerline (1951)
Mrs. Margaret Trimble
In Old Amarillo (1951)
Granny Adams
My True Story (1951)
Madame Rousseau
Sierra (1950)
Aunt Susan
The Milkman (1950)
Mrs. [Laura] Carter
The Secret Fury (1950)
Dr. Twining
Hills of Oklahoma (1950)
Kate Carney
Bunco Squad (1950)
Jessica Royce
Guilty of Treason (1950)
Mother Mindszenty
Down Dakota Way (1949)
Dolly Paxton
Sealed Verdict (1948)
Mrs. Cora Hockland
High Wall (1948)
Mrs. Kenet
The Bride Goes Wild (1948)
Mrs. Carruthers
Every Girl Should Be Married (1948)
Mary Nolan
Bodyguard (1948)
Gene Dysen
The Egg and I (1947)
Betty's mother
Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)
Mrs. Hills
The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)
Emily Baggett
Life with Father (1947)
Mrs. Whitehead
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947)
Mrs. Pritchard
Lover Come Back (1946)
Roll on Texas Moon (1946)
"Cactus" Kate Taylor
The Walls Came Tumbling Down (1946)
Catherine Walsh
They Made Me a Killer (1946)
The Fighting Guardsman (1945)
Mme. de Montrevel
Blonde Fever (1945)
Mrs. Talford
The Unseen (1945)
Mrs. Norris
A Song for Miss Julie (1945)
Mrs. Ambrose Charteris
Mama Loves Papa (1945)
Jessie Todd
Grissly's Millions (1945)
Leona Palmor
In the Meantime, Darling (1944)
Helen Corkery
The Canterville Ghost (1944)
Mrs. Polverdine
Tall in the Saddle (1944)
Miss Elizabeth Martin
Weird Woman (1944)
Grace Gunnison
Lost Angel (1944)
Mrs. Pringle
Never a Dull Moment (1943)
Mrs. Manning
The Amazing Mrs. Holliday (1943)
Louise [Holliday]
Higher and Higher (1943)
Mrs. Georgia Keating
Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event (1943)
Aunt Della Lindsey
Reap the Wild Wind (1942)
Mrs. Claiborne
Paris Calling (1942)
Madame Jannetier
Are Husbands Necessary? (1942)
Mrs. Westwood
Journey for Margaret (1942)
Mrs. Bailey
The Man Who Returned to Life (1942)
Minerva Sunday
I Live on Danger (1942)
Mrs. Morrell
Mexican Spitfire's Elephant (1942)
Aunt Della Lindsey
Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost (1942)
Aunt Della Lindsey
Jail House Blues (1942)
Mrs. [Alyosius McGonigle] McGann
Mexican Spitfire at Sea (1942)
Aunt Della Lindsey
Random Harvest (1942)
Mrs. Lloyd
The Lady Is Willing (1942)
Mrs. Cummings
Nice Girl? (1941)
Martha Peasley
Mr. Dynamite (1941)
Footlight Fever (1941)
Hattie Drake
The Mexican Spitfire's Baby (1941)
Aunt Della Lindsey
Let's Make Music (1941)
Malvina Adams
High Sierra (1941)
Ma [Goodhue]
Sing, Dance, Plenty Hot (1940)
Agatha Marlowe
Ma, He's Making Eyes at Me (1940)
Honeymoon Deferred (1940)
Sarah Frome
Mexican Spitfire Out West (1940)
Aunt Della
Slightly Tempted (1940)
Ethelreda Knox
Mexican Spitfire (1940)
Aunt Della
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
Sarah Lincoln
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1940)
Woman juror [Mrs. Johnson]
Saturday's Children (1940)
Mrs. [Myrtle] Halevy
Five Came Back (1939)
Martha [Spengler]
Disputed Passage (1939)
Mrs. Cunningham
The Great Man Votes (1939)
Phoebe Ainslee
The Roaring Twenties (1939)
Mrs. Sherman
The Girl from Mexico (1939)
Aunt Della
The Forgotten Woman (1939)
Margaret Burke
Full Confession (1939)
Norah O'Keefe
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939)
Widow Douglas
Sorority House (1939)
Mrs. Scott
City in Terror (1939)
Jessie Carter
My Bill (1938)
Aunt Caroline [Colbrook]
The Affairs of Annabel (1938)
Mrs. [Margaret] Fletcher
Girls on Probation (1938)
Kate Heath
Tom Sawyer, Detective (1938)
Aunt Sally
Mad About Music (1938)
Annette Fusenot
Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938)
Mrs. Jordan
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
Cora Payne
Dead End (1937)
Mrs. Connell
Mountain Justice (1937)
Meg Harkins
Mannequin (1937)
Mrs. ["Ma"] Cassidy
They Won't Forget (1937)
Mrs. Hale
The Woman I Love (1937)
Mother [Herbillion]
Craig's Wife (1936)
Mrs. Landsdruth
Lady of Secrets (1936)
Mrs. Emily Whittaker
The King Steps Out (1936)
Theodora Goes Wild (1936)
Aunt Mary [Lynn]
The Final Hour (1936)
Fortune teller
Don't Gamble with Love (1936)
Crime and Punishment (1935)
Mrs. Raskolnikov
Guard That Girl (1935)
Aunt Catherine
Mother (1917)

Life Events


Movie Clip

Saturday's Children (1940) -- (Movie Clip) Garden Of Eden Apartments Though the Maxwell Anderson play isn’t set in New York, the Warner Bros. version begins there, Claude Rains and Elizabeth Risdon as the parents, Anne Shirley as daughter Bobby, and Roscoe Karns the live-in brother-in-law, Vincent Sherman directing, in Saturday’s Children, 1940, starring John Garfield.
High Sierra (1941) -- (Movie Clip) That's Venus Kind-hearted ex-con Roy Earle (Humphrey Bogart) getting to know Pa (Henry Travers) and young disabled Velma (Joan Leslie), whom he met by chance during their travels west, and who know nothing of his history, in High Sierra, 1941, from a scirpt by W.R. Burnett and John Huston.
High Sierra (1941) -- (Movie Clip) Mount Whitney East of the Sierra, pardoned convict Roy Earle (Humphrey Bogart), using an assumed name as he prepares for a heist, has his first encounter with the Goodhues, Pa (Henry Travers), Velma (Joan Leslie) and Ma (Elizabeth Risdon), in Raoul Walsh's High Sierra, 1941.
Blonde Fever (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Decorative, Isn't She? Nevada restauranteur Donay (Philip Dorn) and wife Delilah (Mary Astor) greeting friend Mrs. Talford (Elizabeth Risdon), who comments on the hot new cigarette girl Sally (Gloria Grahame), early in Blonde Fever, 1945
Howards Of Virginia, The (1940) -- (Movie Clip) Labor In The Fields Surveyor and commoner Matt Howard (Cary Grant) at work in 1760's Virginia, visited by Jane (Martha Scott) who thought him more high-born, then complaining to her father, friend Tom Jefferson and brother (Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Richard Carlson, Alan Marshal), in The Howards Of Virginia, 1940.
Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, The (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Your Right Stocking Huck (Mickey Rooney) scrambles in from just having learned he won't be promoted at school, help from Jim (Rex Ingram), then covering up with the widow Douglas (Elizabeth Risdon) and her crankier sister Miss Watson (Clara Blandick), early in MGM's The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, 1939.
Canterville Ghost, The -- (Movie Clip) Noblesse Oblige Charles Laughton, who plays the title role, narrates as young Lady Jessica (Margaret O'Brien) runs to Auntie (Elizabeth Risdon) for a quick run through family history, in Jules Dassin's The Canterville Ghost, 1944.


George Loane Tucker
Brandon Evans