Louise Dresser





Cast (Feature Film)

Maid of Salem (1937)
Ellen Clarke, Barbara's aunt
The County Chairman (1935)
Mrs. Mary Rigby
The World Moves On (1934)
Baroness von Gerhardt
David Harum (1934)
Polly [Harum]
Servants' Entrance (1934)
Mrs. Hanson
A Girl of the Limberlost (1934)
Katherine Comstock
The Scarlet Empress (1934)
Empress Elizabeth
State Fair (1933)
Melissa Frake
Doctor Bull (1933)
Mrs. Banning
Song of the Eagle (1933)
Emma Hoffman
Cradle Song (1933)
The prioress
Stepping Sisters (1932)
Cissie Ramsey
Caught (1931)
Calamity Jane
Lightnin' (1930)
Mrs. Jones
The 3 Sisters (1930)
This Mad World (1930)
Mammy (1930)
Mrs. Fuller
Not Quite Decent (1929)
Mame Jarrow
The Madonna of Avenue A (1929)
Georgia Morton
Mother Knows Best (1928)
Ma Quail
The Garden of Eden (1928)
A Ship Comes In (1928)
Mrs. Pleznik
The Air Circus (1928)
Mrs. Blake
Mr. Wu (1927)
Mrs. Gregory
White Flannels (1927)
Mrs. Jacob Politz
Broken Hearts of Hollywood (1926)
Virginia Perry
The Third Degree (1926)
Alicia Daly
The Blind Goddess (1926)
Mrs. Eileen Clayton
Gigolo (1926)
Julia Gory
Padlocked (1926)
Mrs. Alcott
Everybody's Acting (1926)
Anastasia Potter
Fifth Avenue (1926)
Claudine Kemp
Percy (1925)
Mrs. Rogeen
The Goose Woman (1925)
Mary Holmes/Marie de Nardi
The Eagle (1925)
The Czarina
Enticement (1925)
Mrs. Samuel Murray
Cheap Kisses (1924)
Jane Dillingham
The Next Corner (1924)
Nina Race, Elsie's mother
The City That Never Sleeps (1924)
Mother O'Day
What Shall I Do? (1924)
Mrs. McLean
Salomy Jane (1923)
Mrs. Pete
Ruggles of Red Gap (1923)
Mrs. Effie Floud
Prodigal Daughters (1923)
Mrs. Forbes
The Fog (1923)
Mrs. Theddon
Woman-Proof (1923)
Wilma Rockwood
To the Ladies (1923)
Mrs. Kincaid, her husband's boss
The Glory of Clementina (1922)
Lena Fontaine
Burning Sands (1922)
Kate Bindane, Muriel's friend
Enter Madame (1922)
Mrs. Flora Preston

Life Events

Photo Collections

The Scarlett Empress - Lobby Cards
Here are several Lobby Cards from Paramount's The Scarlett Empress (1934), starring Marlene Dietrich. Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.


Movie Clip

Scarlet Empress, The (1934) -- (Movie Clip) About Your Beauty Director Josef von Sternberg consumes expensive sets and costumes as Marlene Dietrich (as Princess Sophia, who will become Catherine The Great) joins her Prussian father (C. Aubrey Smith) and his court meeting John Lodge as the commanding Count Alexei, emissary of her Russian fiancè, The Scarlet Empress, 1934.
Scarlet Empress, The (1934) -- (Movie Clip) What Do You Think Of Catherine? Following another grandiose montage depicting director Josef von Sternberg’s imperial Russia, Marlene Dietrich as German Princess Sophia who will become Catherine the Great, arrives Moscow, met by current Empress Elizabeth (Louise Dresser) escorted by Alexei (John Lodge) and her mother (Olive Tell), and finally meeting her betrothed, the daffy Grand Duke Peter, Sam Jaffe, in Paramount’s The Scarlet Empress, 1934.
Scarlet Empress, The (1934) -- (Movie Clip) Open, A Little Princess Credits and opening from Josef von Sternberg's 1934 Marlene Dietrich vehicle The Scarlet Empress, with Dietrich's daughter, Maria Sieber (billed as Maria Riva) as the young Catherine the Great, C. Aubrey Smith and Olive Tell her Prussian parents, Jane Darwell and Clyde David as servants.
State Fair (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Hog Or No Hog! Opening the hit original version of the novel by Philip Strong that would become the basis for the 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein movie musical, farmer Frake (Will Rogers) deals with his hog, his wife (Louise Dresser) and daughter (Janet Gaynor), in State Fair, 1933.
Garden Of Eden, The (1928) -- (Movie Clip) I Would LIke To Be... In Monte Carlo for a splurge bankrolled by her motherly friend Rosa (Louise Dresser), Toni (Corinne Griffith) lights up the night with voyeur Richard (Charles Ray), nice tricks by director Lewis Milestone in The Garden Of Eden, 1928.
Garden Of Eden, The (1928) -- (Movie Clip) The Puritan Costume Trained singer Toni (Corinne Griffith) is tricked by Budapest skin club owner Madame Bauer (Maude George) into wearing a see-through dress for patron Von Glessing (Lowell Sherman), in Lewis Milestone's The Garden Of Eden, 1928.