John Emery


Actor
John Emery

About

Birth Place
New York City, New York, USA
Died
November 16, 1964
Cause of Death
Cancer

Biography

John Emery was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Emery's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Here Comes Mr. Jordan" (1941) with Robert Montgomery, the adventurous drama "The Corsican Brothers" (1941) with Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and "George Washington Slept Here" (1942). He also appeared in the comedic drama "Two Yanks in Trinidad" (1942) wit...

Photos & Videos

Family & Companions

Tallulah Bankhead
Wife
Actor. Married August 31, 1937; divorced June 13, 1941.

Biography

John Emery was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Emery's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Here Comes Mr. Jordan" (1941) with Robert Montgomery, the adventurous drama "The Corsican Brothers" (1941) with Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and "George Washington Slept Here" (1942). He also appeared in the comedic drama "Two Yanks in Trinidad" (1942) with Pat O'Brien, "Ship Ahoy" (1942) with Eleanor Powell and "Eyes in the Night" (1942). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties and the fifties, appearing in the adventure "The Spanish Main" (1945) with Paul Henreid, the Eleanor Parker dramatic adaptation "The Voice of the Turtle" (1948) and the mystery "The Woman in White" (1948) with Eleanor Parker. He also appeared in "Joan of Arc" (1950) with Ingrid Bergman. In the latter half of his career, he continued to act in the Jeff Morrow sci-fi flick "Kronos" (1957), the Gary Cooper dramatic adaptation "Ten North Frederick" (1958) and the James Franciscus dramatic adaptation "Youngblood Hawke" (1964). Emery was most recently credited in the James Healey suspenseful mystery "Strangers" (1991). Emery was married to Tallulah Bankhead. Emery passed away in November 1964 at the age of 59.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Youngblood Hawke (1964)
Georges Feydal
Ten North Frederick (1958)
Paul Donaldson
Kronos (1957)
Hubbel Eliot
The Girl Can't Help It (1956)
"Legs" Wheeler
Forever, Darling (1956)
Dr. Edward R. Winter
A Lawless Street (1955)
Cody Clark
The Mad Magician (1954)
Rinaldi
Double Crossbones (1951)
Governor [Gerald] Elden
Frenchie (1951)
Clyde Gorman
Joe Palooka in Triple Cross (1951)
The professor
Rocketship X-M (1950)
Dr. Karl Eckstrom
Dakota Lil (1950)
Vincent
The Woman in White (1948)
Sir Percival Glyde
One for the Book (1948)
George Harrington
Joan of Arc (1948)
Jean, Duke D'Alencon, cousin of Charles
Let's Live Again (1948)
Larry Blake
The Gay Intruders (1948)
John Newberry
Spellbound (1945)
Dr. Fleurot
Blood on the Sun (1945)
Baron Giichi Tanaka
The Spanish Main (1945)
Mario Da Bilar
Mademoiselle Fifi (1944)
Jean Cornudet
Assignment in Brittany (1943)
Captain Deichgraber
George Washington Slept Here (1942)
Clayton Evans
Eyes in the Night (1942)
Paul Gerente
Ship Ahoy (1942)
Dr. Farno
Two Yanks in Trinidad (1942)
Chicago Hagen
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
Tony Abbott
The Corsican Brothers (1941)
Tomasso
The Road Back (1937)
Von Hagen

Writer (Feature Film)

Strangers (1990)
From Story
Strangers (1990)
Screenwriter
The Dreaming (1988)
Screenwriter
Fever (1987)
Screenwriter
Freedom! (1981)
Screenplay
Backroads (1977)
Screenwriter

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

Freedom! (1981)
Other

Cast (Special)

Always April (1961)
Adventures of a Model (1958)
Ralph Carter

Production Designer (TV Mini-Series)

Cream in My Coffee (1990)
Production Designer

Life Events

Photo Collections

Here Comes Mr. Jordan - Movie Poster
Here is an original release movie poster from Columbia Pictures' Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941), starring Robert Montgomery. This is an Insert poster, measuring 14 x 36 inches.
The Mad Magician - Lobby Card Set
Here is a set of Lobby Cards from Columbia Pictures' The Mad Magician (1954), starring Vincent Price. 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.

Videos

Movie Clip

Mademoiselle Fifi (1944) - In Occupied France Opening from director Robert Wise and screenwriters Josef Mischel and Peter Ruric, from a Guy de Maupassant story, establishing France during the 1870 Prussian occupation, Charles Waldron a priest, Kurt Kreuger the improbably named title character, in Mademoiselle Fifi, 1944, starring Simone Simon.
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.
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) - Not Even In Heaven Heavenly Claude Rains (title character) and fighter Joe (Robert Montgomery), who was cremated while wrongly presumed dead, consider the body of millionaire Farnsworth, about to be murdered by his wife and secretary (Rita Johnson, John Emery), not anticipating Miss Logan (Evelyn Keyes), in Here Comes Mr Jordan, 1941.
Spellbound (1945) - The Basic Secret Of Science Mental hospital staff doctor Peterson (Ingrid Bergman) with colleague Fleurot (John Emery), discussing a patient’s lust, and his own, then boss Murchison (Leo G. Carroll), discussing his replacement, then Norman Lloyd as patient Garmes, early in Alfred Hitchcock’s Spellbound, 1945.
Spellbound (1945) - Steadier Hands Two scenes introducing Dr. Edwardes (Gregory Peck) to his new staff at the mental hospital, first with outgoing Dr. Murchison (Leo G. Carroll) then with perplexed Dr. Peterson (Ingrid Bergman), in Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbound, 1946.
Woman In White, The (1948) - Waiting For That Supreme Moment Sensible cousin Marian (Alexis Smith), returned to Fairlie House, is concerned at the behavior of her cousin Laura (Eleanor Parker) after her marriage to Percival (John Emery), who tangles with Count Fosco (Sydney Greenstreet), whose wife (Agnes Moorehead) seems even more weird, in The Woman In White, 1948.
Lawless Street, A (1955) - Mother Says I Mustn't Musical performance by traveling star Tally (Angela Lansbury), well-received in Medicine Bend, Colorado, visited backstage by Marshal Ware (Randolph Scott), their history, implied earlier, further explained, in director Joseph H. Lewis’ Western, co-produced by Scott, A Lawless Street, 1955.
Lawless Street, A (1955) - Lily Langtry Never Had Better In director Joseph H. Lewis’ efficient, stylish Western, we join Marshal Ware (Randolph Scott) with gambler Cody (John Emery), observing Jean Parker with entrepreneur Dean (Hamer Thorne), who greets showgirl Tally (Angela Lansbury), who seems to know the marshal, in A Lawless Street, 1955.
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) - That's My Fight! Fighter Joe (Robert Young), inhabiting the body of millionaire Farnsworth, is celebrated for righting a financial wrong, escorted by his confused secretary (John Emery), when Messenger 7013 (Edward Everett Horton) and Claude Rains (title character) tell him they’ve found his new body, in Here Comes Mr. Jordan. 1941.
Spanish Main, The - You Are An Ornament Already married in jest, Francesca (Maureen O'Hara) and Van Horn (Paul Henreid) decide to make it for real, when rivals Anny (Binnie Barnes) and Da Bilar (John Emery) intrude, in Frank Borzage's The Spanish Main, 1945.

Companions

Tallulah Bankhead
Wife
Actor. Married August 31, 1937; divorced June 13, 1941.

Bibliography