Nancy Coleman


Actor
Nancy Coleman

Biography

Life Events

1941

First role on Broadway

Photo Collections

Her Sister's Secret - Movie Poster
Her Sister's Secret - Movie Poster

Videos

Movie Clip

Desperate Journey (1942) - Half American, Half Jersey City Nazi Major Baumeister (Raymond Massey) is telling the crew of the downed RAF bomber (Errol Flynn, Arthur Kennedy, Alan Hale, Ronald Sinclair) they have no prospects, but he has an idea to flip American Johnny (Ronald Reagan), who himself turns the tables, directed by Raoul Walsh, in a famous bit from Desperate Journey, 1942.
Desperate Journey (1942) - You Are Englishmen? Still in their stolen Nazi uniforms, after another clever sabotage in Berlin, pilot Terry (Errol Flynn) and crew (Ronald Reagan, Arthur Kennedy) need help for wounded Hollis (Ronald Sinclair), and get lucky meeting sympathizer Nancy Coleman (as Kaethe) and her doctor uncle (Albert Basserman) in Desperate Journey, 1942.
Desperate Journey (1942) - You Yankees Always Win After a bit in which the Resistance in Poland pulls off a sabotage and sends a carrier pigeon to England, we meet Allied members of an RAF bomber crew, Arthur Kennedy, Patrick O’Moore, Ronald Reagan as Johnny, Errol Flynn as Terry, Ronald Sinclair as Hollis, Alan Hale as Edwards, Raoul Walsh directing, in Desperate Journey, 1942.
Desperate Journey (1942) - Are We Hit Bad? Raoul Walsh directs, intense spectacle (special effects credited to Nathan Levinson and Byron Haskin for Warner Bros.) as the England based crew of the “D-For-Danny” RAF B-17 (Errol Flynn piloting, Ronald Reagan bombing, Arthur Kennedy navigating, with Alan Hale and Ronald Sinclair) hit their target in Germany, in Desperate Journey, 1942.
Her Sister's Secret (1946) - My Past Is An Open Bottle After apparently genuine New Orleans Mardi Gras footage, director Edgar G. Ulmer taking full advantage of an elaborate set, introducing Pepe (Felix Bressart), his lead Toni (Nancy Coleman), her escort (George Meeker) and an admiring soldier (Philip Reed), in Her Sister's Secret, 1946.
Kings Row (1942) - He Says You're Wild Orphan Midwestern heir Drake (Ronald Reagan) picks up buddy Parris (Robert Cummings) who's been busy with medical studies, then visits girlfriend Louise (Nancy Coleman) with whose parents (Charles Coburn, Judith Anderson) he's having trouble, in Kings Row, 1942.
Her Sister's Secret (1946) - The Best Way To Forget Some craft from director Edgar G. Ulmer, as Toni (Nancy Coleman) has hurried to New York to visit married older sister Renee (Margaret Lindsay), and reveals that she is, as we suspected, pregnant by her soldier boyfriend, whom she thinks abandoned her, in Her Sister's Secret, 1946.
Devotion (1946) - Priest As Pilot Prepared by their maiden aunt (Ethel Griffies), Bronte sisters Emily, Anne and Charlotte (Ida Lupino, Nancy Coleman, Olivia De Havilland) escorted to a dance by new local cleric Nicholls (Paul Henreid), standing in for their carousing brother (Arthur Kennedy), in Warner Bros.' Devotion, 1946.
Devotion (1946) - We Wish To See Life Vignette introducing the Bronte' brother and sisters (Arthur Kennedy as Branwell, Nancy Coleman as Anne, Olivia De Havilland as Charlotte, Ida Lupino as Emily), two of whom wish to become governesses, in West Yorkshire, England ca. 1835, in the fanciful family biography Devotion, 1946.
In Our Time (1944) - Life Has Chopped Me Down Michael Chekhov, acting teacher, nephew of the Russian playwright and sometime actor as Uncle Leopold, in 1939 Poland, as nobleman Stephan (Paul Henreid) introduces English fiancee' Jennifer (Ida Lupino) to his snobby mother and sister (Alla Nazimova, Nancy Coleman), in In Our Time, 1944.
Gay Sisters, The (1942) - I'm Not Nervous Part of the first scene for the adult Gaylord sisters, Evelyn (Geraldine Fitzgerald), Susanna (Nancy Coleman), and Fiona (Barbara Stanwyck), in court taking a bite out of antagonist Barclay (George Brent), her lawyer (Gene Lockhart) and the judge (George Lessey), in The Gay Sisters, 1942.
Gay Sisters, The (1942) - I'm Gig Young Fiona Gaylord (Barbara Stanwyck), having just fired the family lawyer, greets sister Susanna (Nancy Coleman) and artist Gig Young (the actor Byron Barr having adopted the name of his character in this movie), joined by middle-sister Evelyn (Geraldine Fitzgerald), in The Gay Sisters, 1942.

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