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Cast (feature film)

The Miracle (1959) as
When a 19th century nun elopes, the Virgin Mary takes her place at the convent.
Girls Town (1959) as Aunt Morgan
Chip is killed accidentally while trying to rape a blonde girl, who runs. Silver becomes the number one suspect even though she has an alibi, but due to previous brushes with the law she's sent to Girls Town, a home for young women in trouble with the law which is run by nuns. Silver is rebellious and causes trouble at the school, and her friend Sarafina totters near the brink of self-destruction because of an infatuation with a young singer. Meanwhile Chip's father hires a detective to find out the truth, and Chip's friend Fred gets Silver's sister in trouble at a drag race. Silver has a lot of problems all right.
Escort West (1959) as Mrs. Fenniman
A Confederate veteran helps the survivors of a Union wagon train.
Hot Rod Gang (1958) as Agatha
A young man enters a rock band to raise money so he can enter a big drag race.
Frontier Gun (1958) as Bess Loveman
Les Girls (1957) as Concierge's wife
Three showgirls recall different versions of their time together touring Europe.
Lust for Life (1956) as Housekeeper
Passionate biography of painter Vincent van Gogh, whose genius drove him mad.
Ricochet Romance (1954) as Mrs. Blake
Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954) as Woman spectator
A mad scientist uses an ape to murder his enemies.
Raiders of the Seven Seas (1953) as Senora Salcedo
A legendary pirate captures a Spanish galleon and tries to claim a countess as his bride.
Double Dynamite (1951) as Hatchet-faced lady
A bank teller reaps the rewards of saving a gangster's life, but can't reveal where he got the money.
Ace in the Hole (1951) as Spinster
A small-town reporter milks a local disaster to get back into the big time.
Mask of the Avenger (1951) as
When his father is murdered, an Italian nobleman becomes an outlaw to avenge the crime.
Dear Wife (1950) as
Teenaged Miriam starts a political campaign to nominate Bill Seacroft, her brother-in-law, for state senator in opposition to the local political machine. Unknown to Miriam, said machine nominates her father, Judge Wilkins. As support grows for Bill, the presence of rival candidates under one roof poses problems, especially for Ruth, wife to Bill and daughter of the judge.
Destination Big House (1950) as Celia Brooks
Samson and Delilah (1950) as
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
Mr. Music (1950) as Receptionist
Cinderella (1950) as Model for Fairy Godmother
Retelling of the fairy tale of the same name. Cinderella, adopted daughter of an upper-class lady, is mistreated in her own home. While her mother and ugly stepsisters are out at the royal ball she gets a surprise visit from a friend.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer: Boris Karloff (1949) as Mrs. Grimsby
Lost Caverns Hotel bellhop Freddie Phillips is suspected of murder. Swami Talpur tries to hypnotize Freddie into confessing, but Freddie is too stupid for the plot to work. Inspector Wellman uses Freddie to get the killer (and it isn't the Swami).
Streets of San Francisco (1949) as Mrs. Partridge
The Loves of Carmen (1948) as Woman in window
A Gypsy temptress seduces an innocent young officer, and then dumps him for another man.
French Leave (1948) as Mom LaFarge
Who Killed Doc Robbin (1948) as Housekeeper
Lightnin' in the Forest (1948) as Martha
The Bishop's Wife (1948) as Second lady
An angel helps set an ambitious bishop on the right track.
Out of the Storm (1948) as Mrs. Smith
Every Girl Should Be Married (1948) as Mrs. Willoughby
A young woman uses scientific research to trap a man into marriage.
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) as Mrs. Madson
A child of the tenements helps an ex-con find a new life.
The Homestretch (1947) as Housekeeper
A film that qualifies as a Travelogue Documentary in that it contains footage of world-famous race tracks such as England's Ascot, Palermo in South America, and Churchill Downs, Jamaica, Aqueduct, Hollywood Park, Santa Anita, Belmont, Hialeah, Arlington and Saratoga in the United States, and since it begins in London in 1938, the Coronation of the King. Jock Wallace (Cornel Wilde), an easy-going and rootless horse lover, is taken to task by Leslie Hale (Maureen O'Hara), who thinks he has swindled her Aunt Helen (Ethel Griffies) on the purchase of a horse. He finds out that she is engaged to Bill Van Dyke (Glenn Langan), a young diplomat, and follows her to London , entering the horse he acquired from Aunt Helen in the famed Ascot Gold Cup. Jock and Leslie fall in love and are married on a boat to South America. In Buenos Aires, Leslie is jealous of Kitty Brant (Helen Walker), an old flame of Jock's. Leslie wants Jock to settle down on his Maryland farm to raise and sell race horses, but he has too much gypsy in his blood and wants to follow the race-track circuit. They separate and he gives Leslie the horse that brought them together, and he hits the road. Leslie and old-time trainer "Doc" Ellbourne (James Gleason) then proceed to win race after race with the horse. Jock, contrite and converted, returns to his old homestead and begins training another horse. Will his horse beat her horse?
Unconquered (1947) as Squaw
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Ivy (1947) as Shopkeeper
To win a wealthy man, a British woman plots to kill her husband and pin it on her lover.
Bells of San Fernando (1947) as Manta
Mendoza ruthlessly controls the valley of San Fernando and his men guard the only entrance. When Mendoza announces he will marry Michael's girl friend Maria, Michael plans an escape. He hopes to reach the Governor and bring back the troops.
Cloak and Dagger (1946) as Nurse
Near the end of World War II, the Allies must find out how much the Axis knows about building atomic bombs. The OSS recruits a physicist, Alvah Jesper, to reach his former colleague, Katerin Lodor, now in Switzerland, and bring her out for debriefing. He reaches her, but a German agent is quickly onto him, and Lodor dies. Jesper must now get into Italy, go underground with the help of Gina, a resistance leader, and convince Polda, a physicist there, to leave with him. Polda won't go until his daughter is rescued from German detention. As Jesper's pal Pinky works on rescuing Polda's daughter and as time for escape runs down, Jesper and Gina fall in love.
The Invisible Informer (1946) as Martha Baylor
An aristocratic but destitute southern family attempts to swindle an insurance company by faking the theft of a valuable emerald necklace. The company assigns operatives Eve Rogers (Linda Stirling) and Mike Regan (William Henry as Bill Henry) to the case. Eve is nearly strangled by the scion of the family before being rescued by Mike.
The Secret of the Whistler (1946) as Laura
An artist plots murder when his rich wife when she catches him in an affair with one of his models.
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) as Mrs. Talburt
Three returning servicemen fight to adjust to life after World War II.
Don Ricardo Returns (1946) as Teresa Flores
The Catman of Paris (1946) as Servant
Dakota (1945) as Tonka
In 1871, professional gambler John Devlin (John Wayne) elopes with Sandra "Sandy" Poli (Vera Ralston), daughter of Marko Poli (Hugo Haas), an immigrant who has risen to railroad tycoon. Sandy, knowing that the railroad is to be extended into Dakota, plans to use their $20,000 nest egg to buy land options to sell to the railroad at a profit. On the stage trip to Ft. Abercrombie, their fellow passengers are Jim Bender (Ward Bond) and Bigtree Collins (Mike Mazurki), who practically own the town of Fargo and Devlin is aware that they are prepared to protect the little empire...trying to drive out the farmers by burning their property, destroying their wheat, and blaming the devastation on the Indians. Continuing their journey north on the river aboard the "River Bird', Sandy and John meet Captain Bounce (Walter Brennan), an irascible old seafarer. Two of Bendender's henchmen, Slagin (Grant Withers) and Carp (Paul Fix), board the boat and relieve John of his $20,000 at gunpoint. Captain Bounce, chasing the robber's dinghy, wrecks his boat on a sandbar. At Fargo, the land wars begin and John teams with the wheat farmers against the Bender gang. Several attempts are made on his life and Collins tries to frame him for murder.
A Song to Remember (1945) as Madame Mercier
The famed composer Chopin sacrifices everything, even love, for his native Poland.
Rhapsody in Blue (1945) as Receptionist
Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.
Casanova Brown (1944) as Nurse
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
Lights of Old Santa Fe (1944) as Rosie McGerk
Sandwiched in between the numerous musical numbers, the Gabby Whittaker and Madden rodeo's are competing for bookings. When Gabby gets a date in Albuquerque, Madden has his man destroy his equipment. Roy finds a broken rawhide rope at the scene and uses it to bring Madden to justice.
Oh, What a Night (1944) as Petrie
Dragon Seed (1944) as Hysterical woman
Chinese peasants fight to survive the Japanese occupation during World War II.
Heaven Can Wait (1943) as Miss Ralston
An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.
Now, Voyager (1942) as Hilda
A repressed spinster is transformed by psychiatry and her love for a married man.
A Close Call for Ellery Queen (1942) as Housekeeper [Deborah]
Juke Box Jenny (1942) as Miss Carruthers
The Gay Sisters (1942) as Matron
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
The Magnificent Dope (1942) as Secretary
Dwight Dawson, who runs an unsuccessful success school, stages a contest to find the biggest failure in the USA, for publicity value when the "dope" takes his course. But winner Tad Page is contented with his idle, lazy life and threatens to convert Dawson's other students to his philosophy. Dawson captalizes on Tad's attraction to Claire Harris to win him over; but will Tad find out Claire is really engaged to Dawson?
Bells of Capistrano (1942) as Melinda McCracken
Shag Johnson (Morgan Conway), owner of the Johnson Brothers Rodeo, has been trying for years to gain control of the World-Wide Wild West Show managed by Jennifer Benton (Virginia Grey), by fair means or foul. Gene Autry (Gene Autry) and Frog Millhouse (Smiley Burnette) arrive on the scene during a battle between the two rival shows and rescue Pa (Licien Littlefield) and Ma McCracken (Claire DuBrey) from an attack by Johnson's hired henchmen. All hands are carted off to jail, and great crowds are attracted there by Gene's singing, and Pa McCracken decides to add the singing cowboy to his World-Wide show. He does and Gene skyrockets the box-office receipts, which enrages Johnson since it appears certain that World Wide will be able to secure the contract for the annual Capistrano festival and the following Madison Square Garden rodeo. Gene refuses Johnson's offer of $10,000 per week to change shows, and Shag hires Jenkins to burn the Capistrano set-up to the ground. Pa McCracken is seriously injured and Gene learns that only a specialist from the east can save him, and his fee is $5,000. He accepts Johnson's offer in order to pay the doctor, and Jennifer is heartbroken over his apparent disloyalty. At Johnson's show, however, Gene learns of Johnson's duplicity, forces confessions from Shag and Jenkins, makes the former pay Pa's doctor bill and release Gene from his contract.
Blossoms in the Dust (1941) as Nurse
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
Private Nurse (1941) as Manager flower shop
Rise and Shine (1941) as Miss Pinkham
The college president, the head cheerleader and a gambling gangster try to keep a flunking football star in the game.
Blondie in Society (1941) as Neighbor
Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display.
Shining Victory (1941) as Matron
A psychiatrist sacrifices everything for his research.
Tillie the Toiler (1941) as Stella's mother
Forty Little Mothers (1940) as Gym teacher
A girls''''-school teacher stumbles on an abandoned baby.
The Girl from Avenue A (1940) as Thin-nosed woman
Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940) as Mrs. Hackett
A teenage boy goes into debt to court a Manhattan socialite.
The Doctor Takes A Wife (1940) as
A man-hating author and a woman-hating doctor have to pretend they're married.
Brigham Young--Frontiersman (1940) as Emma Smith
Two young Mormons struggle to survive their people''''s journey to a new home in the West.
The Shop Around the Corner (1940) as Customer
Feuding co-workers don''''t realize they''''re secret romantic pen pals.
The Blue Bird (1940) as Nurse
A woodchopper''''s children go off in search of the bluebird of happiness.
Virginia City (1940) as Southern woman
A rebel spy poses as a wild West dance hall girl.
High School (1940) as Miss Huggins
Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise (1940) as Mrs. Walters
On a cruise ship from Honolulu to San Francisco, the famous Chinese detective encounters four more murders while trying to figure out the murder of a Scotland Yard friend.
Youth Will Be Served (1940) as Henrietta McNutt
A southern girl (Withers) goes to a National Youth Association camp after her father goes to jail for bootlegging. When a mean tycoon tries to buy the campground for himself she stages a show which endears her to him. Then her father escapes and catches the crooks who took the tycoon's money, all is saved.
Sailor's Lady (1940) as Old maid
Sailor (Hall) is going to marry his girlfriend (Kelly) when he returns, but she becomes foster mother to baby whose parents are accidentally killed. The baby is accidentally left on board a visiting battleship.
Black Diamonds (1940) as Secretary
Within the Law (1939) as Librarian
A wrongly convicted woman studies law and seeks her revenge.
Everybody's Baby (1939) as Nurse Cordell
The Forgotten Woman (1939) as Foxie
Tell No Tales (1939) as Miss Arnold
In search of a big scoop for his failing paper, an editor tries to solve a kidnapping case that's turned into murder.
Four Wives (1939) as Nurse
Three married women play matchmaker for their widowed sister.
When Tomorrow Comes (1939) as Waitress
A married pianist deserts his mentally troubled wife when he falls in love with a pretty waitress.
Coast Guard (1939) as First nurse
A Coast Guard lieutenant and a reckless flyer vie for the same woman.
Sergeant Madden (1939) as Nurse
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
South of the Border (1939) as Duenna
Federal Agent Gene Autry and his sidekick Frog are sent to Mexico to prevent foreign powers from gaining control of Mexican oil refineries and fomenting revolution among the Mexican people. Gene falls in love with Senorita Dolores but finds he must leave for the island of Palermo, where her uncle, Don Diego, is being prevented from transporting his cattle to market by the foreign agents, who have co-opted Dolores' brother Andreo into joining them. While trying to load cattle by sea into a waiting cargo ship Gene and his men are attacked by Andreo and his revolutionaries, with fatal results.
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939) as Landlady
Alexander Graham Bell pursues his greatest inventions so he can marry the woman he loves.
Jesse James (1939) as Mrs. Bob Ford
When a railroad agent kills their mother, Frank and Jesse James take up robbing banks and trains.
Chicken Wagon Family (1939) as Mrs. Kelsey
An traveling merchant (Carrillo) takes his family to New York where he explores his weakness for poker as he looks for work aided by his daughter (Withers).
The Baroness and the Butler (1938) as Secretary
When he takes a seat in the Hungarian parliament, a butler battles the aristocracy.
Outside the Law (1938) as Mrs. Thurber
Little Miss Broadway (1938) as Miss Blodgett
An orphan adopted by show people helps them fight off a nasty landlady.
Walking Down Broadway (1938) as Secretary
Five of a Kind (1938) as Nurse
One Wild Night (1938) as Mrs. Thomas
Men with Wings (1938) as Edith
The Lady Escapes (1937) as Woman in theater
A couple who are always quarreling split up temporarily while she goes to France and teams up with a playboy who's being sued for breach of promise.
Man of the People (1937) as Mrs. Segon
An Italian immigrant studying the law gets mixed up with crooks.
Wife, Doctor and Nurse (1937) as Miss Farrell
Blossoms on Broadway (1937) as Fake nurse
Nothing Sacred (1937) as Miss Rafferty
When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.
The Devil-Doll (1936) as Mme. Coulvet
A Devil's Island escapee shrinks murderous slaves and sells them to his victims as dolls.
Small Town Girl (1936) as Second maid
After marrying a drunken playboy, a young girl tries to capture his heart while he's sober.
Ramona (1936) as Marda
Half-Indian girl (Young) brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house (Taylor) against his family's wishes and loves another Indian (Ameche) employed by the household.
Life Begins at 40 (1935) as Mrs. T. Watterson Meriwhether
A small-town newspaper publisher champions a young man who may have been jailed wrongly.
Vagabond Lady (1935) as R. D.'s secretary
A department store owner''''s sons compete for his secretary''''s heart.
Jane Eyre (1934) as Bertha Rochester
Jane Eyre is an orphan who was raised by her aunt until she came to Thornfield Hall as governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. But Jane is attracted by the intelligent and energetic Sir Rochester, a man of almost twice her age. But just when Sir Rochester seems to pay attention to her, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram to stay at his house.
Coming Out Party (1934) as Mrs. Winfield
Now I'll Tell (1934) as Maid
Golden is a two-bit gambler who has promised wife Virginia he'll quit when he makes $200,000. When he fixes a fight he gets mobster Mossiter mad, then loses his fortune to him. He pawns his wife's jewels and takes out an insurance policy on himself.
Bachelor of Arts (1934) as Secretary
Blind Date (1934) as Head saleslady
A young woman is torn between a wealthy suitor who wants her body and the honest young man who wants what's best for her.
Among the Missing (1934) as Mrs. Abbott
Feeling unloved, a dowager runs away and gets mixed up with jewel thieves.
This Side of Heaven (1934) as Miss Blair
An eccentric family tries to work together when the father is accused of embezzlement.
Glamour (1934) as Nurse
Ambitious chorus girl Linda Fayne (Constance Cummings)achieves a friendship with successful composer Victor Banki (Paul Lukas), who writes a song for her and gets her in an Ibsen (Joseph Cawthorn) show where she is a hit. Fame, romance and marriage to Victor, and a baby follows. Linda is attracted to Lorenzo Valenti (Philip Reed as Phillip Reed), whom she discovered in a Bohemian cafe and persuades Ibsen to give him a job in her show. She and Valenti have an affair and Victor consents to a divorce. The locale shifts to London where Valenti's success and life style parallels Linda's rise to fame. Disillusioned, she returns to New York where tragedy awaits. The child dies and Victor has lost his ability, but Linda spurns Valenti's cable asking her to return to him, and she and Victor chart a new course in life.
Gabriel over the White House (1933) as Nurse
A crooked president reforms mysteriously.
Shadows of Sing Sing (1933) as Angela Crane
Broadway to Hollywood (1933) as
Three generations of vaudevillians fight for stardom on stage and screen.
The Sin of Nora Moran (1933) as The governor's wife [Edith Crawford]
For the Love o' Lil (1930) as Mrs. Gardner
Two Sisters (1929) as Rose
The Devil Dancer (1927) as Audrey
Miss Nobody (1926) as Ann Adams
The Exquisite Sinner (1926) as Dominique's sisters
The Girl of Gold (1925) as Edith Loring
Infatuation (1925) as Pasha's wife
Drusilla With a Million (1925) as Daphne Thornton
Borrowed Husbands (1924) as Peggy Fleurette
The Sea Hawk (1924) as The Siren
In this silent film, an English noble sold into slavery escapes and turns himself into a pirate king.
Ponjola (1923) as Luchia Luff
The Voice from the Minaret (1923) as Countess La Fontaine
The Ordeal (1922) as Elise
When Love Comes (1922) as Marie Jamison
To Have and To Hold (1922) as Patience Worth, Jocelyn's maid
Only a Shop Girl (1922) as Mrs. Watkins
You Never Know (1922) as Inez
Glass Houses (1922) as Mrs. Vicky
The Hole in the Wall (1921) as Cora Thompson
My Lady's Latchkey (1921) as Countess Santiago, a victim of unrequited love
I Am Guilty (1921) as Trixie
That Girl Montana (1921) as Lottie
The Bronze Bell (1921) as Nairaini
Dangerous Hours (1920) as Sophia Guerni
A Light Woman (1920) as Jeanne DuPre
The Green Flame (1920) as Lou Tremaine
The House of Whispers (1920) as Nettie Kelly
The Heart of a Child (1920) as Lady Dorothea
The Walk-Offs (1920) as Mrs. Elliott
Life's Twist (1920) as Mrs. Helen Sutton
The World Aflame (1919) as Emma Reich
A Man and His Money (1919) as Varda Rogers
The Spite Bride (1919) as Trixie Dennis
When Fate Decides (1919) as Alicia Carteret
The Devil's Trail (1919) as Dubec's wife
The Sawdust Doll (1919) as Rose Budd
Modern Husbands (1919) as Myrtle Cosgrove
A Man in the Open (1919) as Polly
What Every Woman Wants (1919) as Sylvia
The Old Maid's Baby (1919) as Sylvia Deane
The Wishing Ring Man (1919) as Gale Maddox
The Border Raiders (1918) as Cleo Dade
Brace Up (1918) as Ellen Miles
Madame Spy (1918) as Baroness Von Hulda
Midnight Madness (1918) as Lola Montez
The Magic Eye (1918) as Mrs. Bowman
Prisoners of the Pines (1918) as Louise
Up Romance Road (1918) as Hilda
Social Briars (1918) as Helen Manning
The Risky Road (1918) as Mrs. Miles Kingston
Modern Love (1918) as Myrtle Harris
Pay Me (1917) as Nita
Follow the Girl (1917) as Donna
The Winged Mystery (1917) as Gerda Anderson
The Piper's Price (1917) as Jessica's maid
Anything Once (1917) as Señorita Dolores
The Reward of the Faithless (1917) as Princess Dione
The Rescue (1917) as Henriette
Triumph (1917) as Lillian DuPont
The Fighting Gringo (1917) as May Smith

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