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Merle Oberon

Merle Oberon



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That Uncertain... Merle Oberon, Melvyn Douglas, and Burgess Meredith star in this classic comedy... more info $7.15was $9.99 Buy Now

These Three ... College friends Karen Wright (Merle Oberon) and Martha Dobie (Miriam Hopkins)... more info $15.95was $21.99 Buy Now

The Cowboy and... Gary Cooper is at his very best. (The Hollywood Reporter) in this enchanting... more info $18.95was $21.99 Buy Now

Deep In My... A galaxy of stars appear in this spectacular musical biography of the life and... more info $14.36was $17.99 Buy Now

Dark Waters ... Directed by André de Toth. Starring Franchot Tone, Fay Bainter, John Qualen. more info $10.95was $14.99 Buy Now

Wuthering... The acclaimed masterpiece based on Emily Bronte's novel. Laurence Olivier and... more info $11.21was $14.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: November 23, 1979
Born: February 19, 1911 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Tasmania, AU Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Interval (1973) as Serena Moore
Hotel (1967) as The Duchess
A New Orleans hotel owner fights off a corporate raider while his guests struggle through a variety of personal problems.
The Oscar (1966) as
An unscrupulous actor fights his way to the top, destroying everyone in his path.
Epic That Never Was (I, Claudius), The (1965) as Interviewee; Messalina ("I, Claudius")
Of Love and Desire (1963) as Katherine Beckman
American engineer Steve Corey (Steve Cochran) comes to Mexico to work at one of the mining projects owned by Katherine Beckman (Merle Oberon) and her half-brother Paul (Curt Jurgen.) He meets Katherine, and the man he is replacing, Bill Maxton (Steve Brodie), tells him that Katherine is his for the asking..."all you have to do is touch her---she goes off like fireworks. There were plenty of guys before me, and there'll be plenty after me." Steve finds Katherine as advertised but he falls in love with her. Once he sees that the romance is for real, brother Paul is more than a little displeased at this turn of events and brings back one of Katherine's earlier flames, Gus Cole (John Agar), to tempt Katherine away from Steve. Half-siblings Katherine and Paul are carrying some baggage from the past it appears. Actually, it is more than appearances and Paul spells it right out before this exercise in tedium is over.
The Price of Fear (1956) as Jessica Warren
The co-owner of a racetrack discovers that his partner has sold out to a gangster. The gangster plans to take sole control of the track and plans to get rid of his new partner. The partner's problems are just beginning, though, as he finds himself involved with a beautiful woman who, unknown to him, was involved in a hit-and-run and is trying to set him up for the crime.
Désirée (1954) as Josephine de Beauharnais
A young woman wins the heart of Napoleon, though the two can never be together.
Deep in My Heart (1954) as Dorothy Donnelly
Musical biography of composer Sigmund Romberg, who fought to bring serious music to Broadway.
Affair in Monte Carlo (1953) as Linda [Venning]
Pardon My French (1951) as Elizabeth Rockwell
Berlin Express (1948) as Lucienne [Mirbeau]
Allied agents fight an underground Nazi group in post-war Europe.
Night Song (1948) as Cathy [Mallory, also known as Mary Willey]
A socialite pretends to be blind to win the love of a blind concert pianist.
Temptation (1946) as Ruby Chepstow Armine
In a flashback, late-Victorian beauty Ruby, a divorcee with a shady past, calculatingly marries rich Egyptologist Nigel, who installs her at his Cairo estate while he digs for mummies. Bored, Ruby undertakes to recover a friend's letters from Baroudi. But when she meets the blackmailer, mutual attraction leads to an affair. As Ruby gets in deeper, she finds Baroudi is even more unscrupulous than she dreamed.
A Night in Paradise (1946) as Princess Delerai
Aesop takes a break from spinning fables to help a king and fall in love.
A Song to Remember (1945) as Georges Sand
The famed composer Chopin sacrifices everything, even love, for his native Poland.
This Love of Ours (1945) as Karin Touzac, also known as Florence Hale
At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved by Touzac's new technique, Florence is revealed in a flashback as Michel's abandoned wife Karin, whom their daughter Susette thinks is dead. Can Susette cope if they now re-unite?
The Lodger (1944) as Kitty Langley
The inhabitants of a boarding house fear the new lodger is Jack the Ripper.
Dark Waters (1944) as Leslie Calvin
Leslie Calvin, the sole survivor of a submarine accident, goes to her relatives in order to recover emotionally. Unfortunately she encounters various scam artists led by Mr. Sydney who intend to kill her and steal the family assets. Dr. George Grover helps Leslie to defeat Sydney.
Forever and a Day (1943) as Marjorie [Ismay]
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from it's construction in 1804 until present day.
First Comes Courage (1943) as Nicole Larsen
A Norwegian resistance fighter seduces a Nazi officer to learn enemy secrets during World War II.
Stage Door Canteen (1943) as
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.
That Uncertain Feeling (1941) as Jill [Baker]
A happily married woman sees a psychoanalyst and develops doubts about her husband.
Lydia (1941) as Lydia Macmillan
An unmarried woman stages a reunion with former suitors to recapture the romance of her past.
Affectionately Yours (1941) as Sue Mayberry
A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce.
The Lion Has Wings (1940) as Mrs. Richardson
Britishers of every class band together to repel the German Blitz.
'Til We Meet Again (1940) as Joan Ames
A dying woman shares a shipboard romance with a criminal on his way to the gallows.
Over the Moon (1940) as Jane Benson
A surprise inheritance breaks up a once-impoverished noblewoman and a doctor.
Wuthering Heights (1939) as Cathy [Catherine Earnshaw]
A married noblewoman fights her lifelong attraction to a charismatic gypsy.
The Cowboy and the Lady (1938) as Mary Smith
A socialite posing as her own maid falls for a rodeo rider.
The Divorce of Lady X (1938) as Leslie [Steele]
In need of a hotel room, a woman poses as a scandalous divorcee.
These Three (1936) as Karen Wright
Scandal destroys the lives of two small-town schoolteachers.
Beloved Enemy (1936) as Helen Drummond
During an Irish uprising, a rebel leader and a British noblewoman fall in love.
Folies Bergère de Paris (1935) as Genevieve, the Baroness Cassini
An entertainer impersonates a look-alike banker, causing comic confusion for his girlfriend and his double's wife.
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1935) as Lady [Marguerite] Blakeney [formerly Marguerite St. Just]
A British aristocrat's effete facade masks a swashbuckling hero rescuing victims of the French revolution.
The Dark Angel (1935) as Kitty Vane
Three childhood friends are torn apart by love and World War I.
The Private Life of Henry VIII (1934) as Anne Boleyn
The famed English monarch suffers through five of his six disastrous marriages.
The Private Life of Don Juan (1934) as Antonita, a dancer of passionate temperament
When a jealous husband kills a fake Don Juan, the real thing sees a way to retire with grace.
Thunder in the East (1934) as Marquise Yorisaka
Ebb Tide (1932)

Producer (feature film)

Interval (1973) as Producer

Cast (special)

Man Who Came to Dinner, The (1954)
The story of Sheridan Whiteside, a famous author who visits a couple, the Stanleys, intending to stay only for dinner -- until he accidentally breaks his hip and is confined to the Stanley home for six weeks. The plot revolves around the havoc Sheridan causes with his opinionated view of life. Based

Cast (short)

Hollywood Goes to Town (1938)
Thousands of stars and fans gather in Hollywood for the world premiere of "Marie Antoinette" (1938) in this promotional short film.

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