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Martha Raye

Martha Raye


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Also Known As: Died: October 19, 1994
Born: August 27, 1916 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Butte, Montana, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Waikiki, in the Wake of Dreams (2001)
A history of the Hawaiian island of Waikiki from its Polynesian roots, through its popularity as a resort for the rich and famous during WWII, to its present role as a leading vacation spot.
Wisecracks (1991)
A profile of successful female stand-up comics, from pioneers like Phyllis Diller to contemporary favorites like Paula Poundstone.
Concorde--Airport '79, The (1979)
A plane carrying people to the Moscow Olympics has a bomb onboard. When missiles are fired on it, it becomes necessary to fly the plane upside-down.
Pufnstuf (1970) as Boss Witch
Jimmy runs away to be by himself after a bad day at school. He takes his flute down by the sea to relax. When he lays the flute down it become alive. (Turns to solid gold with diamond studs). Plotting to steal is a witch names witchie-po. Jimmy hops aboard a beautiful magic talking board that wants to take him out to sea. But the boat actually belonged to the Witch.. who turned the boat back into a black evil craft meant to trap Jimmy and bring him to her. But Jimmy escape from the boat and make a swim for land. A Dragon named Puff-N-Stuff was watching the whole event between Jimmmy and the witch and he and the cops (two ants named Cling & clang) go to aid Jimmy. Jimmy end up on the shores of Living island (every thing is alive) & is rescued by Puff-N-Stuff & Co. The rest of the movie has the witch trying to get the magic flute in order to impress Boss Witch and her Friend Witch Hazel (Momma Cass), and Puff-N-Stuff and Friends attempting to find ways to get Jimmy off of the island
The Phynx (1970) as
A rock band tours to Albania to rescue kidnapped American stars.
Jumbo (1962) as Lulu
The daughter of a circus owner fights to save her father from a takeover spearheaded by the man she loves.
Monsieur Verdoux (1947) as Annabella Bonheur
A man woos and murders rich widows to support his invalid wife.
Pin Up Girl (1944) as Molly McKay
A USO girl poses as a Broadway star to snare a war hero.
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944) as Martha Raye
Hellzapoppin' (1941) as Betty
Ole and Chick are making a movie, but th edirector is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them a absurd story They have to support Jeff and Kitty in setting up an musical revue in their garden and want to bring it up on Broadway. If Jeff is sucessful he can marry Kitty. But there is his rich friend Woody, who also loves Kitty, Chick's sister Betty, who's in love with a false Russian count, and Detective Quimby. They all make the thing very complicated for Ole and Chick. After some mistakes they think, that Kitty isn't the right girl for Jeff they start sabotating the show, but the Broadway producer is impressed and signs the contract. That's the story the writer tells them. For this he's soot by the director.
Keep 'Em Flying (1941) as Barbara Phelps/Gloria Phelps
Navy Blues (1941) as Lilibelle Bolton
Honolulu days are far from peaceful for a boatload of amorous sailors.
The Boys from Syracuse (1940) as Luce
The action takes place in Ephesus in ancient Asia Minor, and the concerns The efforts of two boys from Syracuse, Anthipholus and his servant Dromio, to find their long-lost twins who, for reason of plot confusion, are also named Anthipholus and Dromio. Complications arise when the wife of the Ephesians, Adriana and her servant Luce, mistake the two strangers for their husband, though the couples eventually get sorted out after Adriana's sister Luciana and the Syracuse Antipholus admit their love
The Farmer's Daughter (1940) as Patience Bingham
Never Say Die (1939) as Mickey Hawkins
$1,000 a Touchdown (1939) as Martha Madison
College Swing (1938) as Mabel
In 1738, a pact is drawn up between the Alden family and a highly respected Colonial college: If any female member of the family can pass her college exams within a 200-year period, ownership of the institution will be turned over to her. Two hundred years later in 1938, the last of the Alden girls, Gracie Alden hires Bud Brady to help her pass her exams. She also tries to win over no-nonsense professor Hubert Dash, who has no intention of handing his college over to a ditzy young lady like Gracie.
The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938) as Martha Bellows
A radio announcer tries to juggle musical acts and his ex-wives while broadcasting from an ocean liner.
Tropic Holiday (1938) as Midge Miller
Give Me a Sailor (1938) as Letty Larkin
A series of romantic complications ensue between two brothers in the U.S. Navy and two sisters.
Waikiki Wedding (1937) as Myrtle Finch
A laid-back marketing man for a Hawaiian pineapple company enjoys his life in the tropical paradise until a beautiful woman arrives on the island and turns his life upside down.
Mountain Music (1937) as Mary Beamish
Double or Nothing (1937) as Liza Lou Lane
A dying millionaire instructs his laywer to drop four purses on the streets of New York City. Four honest people find them and return them to the lawyer. Under the terms of the will, each of them is given $1,000,000, which they must double within 30 days in order to claim his entire estate. However, the greedy relative cut from the will are determined to thwart each one's plans.
Artists and Models (1937) as
An ad man gets his model girlfriend to pose as a debutante for a new campaign.
Hideaway Girl (1936) as Helen Flint
Rhythm on the Range (1936) as Emma [Mazda]
A cowboy falls for his boss, a beautiful lady ranch owner.
The Big Broadcast of 1937 (1936) as Patsy
A failing radio station needs to put on a ratings winner to have any chance of continued operation.
College Holiday (1936) as Daisy Schloggenheimer
A group of men are invited to spend the summer with a lady hotelier interested in eugenics.

Cast (special)

NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration (1986)
A special featuring more than 100 stars and highlights from the most memorable moments in radio and television history spanning six decades on America's first broadcast network. NBC stars, past and present, recall, via film clips and personal memories, unforgettable moments from the past 60 years. H
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Road to Hollywood (1983) as Guest
The program salutes, via clips, Bob Hope's film career.
Circus of the Stars (1982) as Ringmaster
A variety special in which show business personalities perform circus acts.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Women I Love - Beautiful but Funny (1982)
A salute to the women Bob Hope has worked with for 32 years on television.
Skinflint (1979) as Ghost Of Christmas Past
A country-western version of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." The story, set in a small Tennessee town, follows one day in the life of Cyrus Flint, a stingy banker who comes to repent of his wicked ways on Christmas Eve.
'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1977) as Elvira Butler
A special, set in an American household of the 1890s, that relates the story of one Clark Cosgrove, as he struggles to keep his composure on Christmas Eve despite the fact that absolutely nothing is quiet in the house, not even the mice.
Bing!... A 50th Anniversary Gala (1977)
A special celebrating Bing Crosby's fifty years in show business.
Comics, The (1965) as Guest
The program spotlights the talents of a select group of comedians.
Dateline (1954)
A program of music and song in which the Overseas Press Club dedicates its Memorial Building in Manhattan in the name of the men and women who have given their lives in the cause of the free press.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Alice in Wonderland (1985)
Sometimes she's too big. Or much too small. Sometimes things are backwards. And there's always too much pepper in the soup. Nothing is quite right since Alice chased a very unusual White Rabbit and stumbled into an adventure that grows curiouser and curiouser.

Cast (short)

Cinema Circus (1937)
In this short film, various celebrities take part in a circus performance.

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