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Cast (feature film)

Inside Daisy Clover (1965) as Old lady in hospital
A girl on the road to stardom fights the dehumanizing effects of Hollywood life.
From the Terrace (1960) as Lady Sevringham
A financial wizard is tempted to sacrifice his career for an affair.
Something of Value (1957) as Nurse
Childhood friends end up on opposite sides of a bloody African uprising.
Witness for the Prosecution (1957) as Miss Johnson
A British lawyer gets caught up in a couple's tangled marital affairs when he defends the husband for murder.
The Swan (1956) as Housekeeper
On the eve of her marriage to a prince, a noblewoman falls for her brother''''s tutor.
The Story of Three Loves (1953) as Usher
Passengers on an ocean liner recall their greatest loves.
Man Crazy (1953) as Mrs. Becker
Three girls (Christine White, Irene Anders and Coleen Miller) living in a small, dull town dream of glamour and excitement. They think this becomes a reality when they discover some illegal money hidden by one of their employers. They take the money, go to Hollywood, buy a car and clothes and rent an elaborate house. There, they each meet a boy, one of whom eventually proves to be their downfall. And the man who was robbed finds them, and he isn't very happy.
I, the Jury (1953) as Cathy
It's nearly Christmas, but Mike Hammer is on the vengeance trail when Jack, his wartime buddy, is murdered. Hotheaded Hammer sets out to find the killer, working his way through an increasingly large pile of suspects (and corpses). Along the way, he meets a new love interest, psychologist Charlotte Manning, a treacherous Santa, a gangster named Kalecki, and two weird sisters, the Bellamy twins.
Scaramouche (1952) as Lady-in-waiting
In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
Invitation (1952) as Guest
A millionaire tries to buy his dying daughter a husband.
The Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951) as Nurse
The son of the notorious scientist fights to clear his father''''s name.
Sunset Blvd. (1950) as
A failed screenwriter falls into a mercenary romance with a faded silent-film star.
My Friend Irma Goes West (1950) as Teacher
Samson and Delilah (1950) as Spectator
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
Girls' School (1950) as Mrs. Paxton
Peggy Donovan (Joyce Reynolds) enters an exclusive but financially-strapped finishing school for girls operated by Colonel Matthews (Thurston Hall) and his sister Emily (Julia Dean). Student Lucille Farnsworth (Laura Elliot) discovers the Peggy carries $30,000 in her luggage and reports it to the Colonel. She also writes to a Chicago address on the luggage that Peggy is at the school. The letter puts gambler Dave Vickers (Wilton Griff) on Peggy's trail. Peggy convinces the Colonel that the money is rightfully hers and offers to buy up the school's outstanding notes for a partnership. When Vickers arrives, Peggy confesses that her late father was a professional gambler and Vickers' partner. The latter claims half of the money which her father had saved away for her. She is willing to divide the money but when the Colonel learns it was won in a questionable card game, he turns it over to the police.
Let's Dance (1950) as Wife, guest
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
The File on Thelma Jordon (1950) as Mrs. Asher
A woman seduces a District Attorney and pulls him into a web of theft and murder.
The Doctor and the Girl (1949) as Receptionist
A doctor leaves his wealthy family to work in the slums.
Chicago Deadline (1949) as Sister John
On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Ames finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Ames comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.
Any Number Can Play (1949) as
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture (1949) as Solicitous tourist
When he's spotted leaving a laundry whose proprietor has just been murdered, a reformed thief has to find the real killer.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949) as Lady tourist
A blow to the head sends an auto mechanic back to the days of Camelot.
The Mating of Millie (1948) as Saleswoman
A businesswoman who wants to adopt a child must find a husband.
Julia Misbehaves (1948) as Saleswoman
A showgirl returns to her stuffy estranged husband when their daughter gets engaged.
Buck Privates Come Home (1947) as French matron
Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a race-car builder who's trying to find backers for a new midget racer he's building.
Unconquered (1947) as Guest
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Forever Amber (1947) as Mrs. Chiverton
In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.
The Late George Apley (1947) as Mme. in modiste shop
Young love rocks a staid Boston family.
A Letter for Evie (1946) as Graylady
A timid soldier sends his buddy's picture to a romantic pen pal.
Cluny Brown (1946) as Mrs. Tupham
A servant girl's passion for plumbing shocks London society.
To Each His Own (1946) as Dora
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
My Name Is Julia Ross (1945) as Mrs. Susan Robinson
A young girl finds herself entrenched in a murder cover-up when she goes to work for a wealthy widow.
Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945) as Diplomat's wife
A hotel bellboy is the unlikely choice to escort a visiting princess, over the protests of his invalid girlfriend.
Love Letters (1945) as Elderly nurse
A soldier falls for the woman who may have killed his best friend.
Molly and Me (1945) as Lady Alexander
An actress becomes a housekeeper for a grumpy retired politician.
The White Cliffs of Dover (1944) as Orderly
An American woman with a British husband fights to keep her family together through two world wars.
Casanova Brown (1944) as Patient's nurse
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) as Missionary's wife
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
And Now Tomorrow (1944) as Mrs. Raines
Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily. It doesn't work. Her sister is carrying on an affair with her fiance Jeff. Vance tries a new serum which causes Emily to faint... Will it work this time ?
Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944) as Proprietress of Furrier's shop
In 1923, two young ladies depart unescorted for a tour of Europe, meeting two eligible men aboard ship. Their great naivity and efforts to seem grown-up lead them into many comic misadventures.
The Uninvited (1944) as Mrs. Carlton
A brother and sister buy a house with a ghostly secret.
Ministry of Fear (1944) as Woman at admission gate
When hidden microfilm comes into his possession, an innocent man is drawn into espionage.
Practically Yours (1944) as Hysterical woman in the Senate
Two Tickets to London (1943) as Teacher
The Return of the Vampire (1943) as Elsa
A vampire terrorizes a British family during World War II.
The Seventh Victim (1943) as Mrs. Lowood
A girl's search for her missing sister puts her in conflict with a band of satanists.
Thumbs Up (1943) as English matron
The Leopard Man (1943) as Senora Contreras
When a leopard escapes during a publicity stunt, it triggers a series of murders.
The Man from Down Under (1943) as
A World War I veteran sneaks two orphans back to his native Australia.
Her Cardboard Lover (1942) as Player
A flirt tries to make her fiance jealous by hiring a gigolo.
Journey for Margaret (1942) as Nurse
An American correspondent tries to adopt two children orphaned during the London blitz.
We Were Dancing (1942) as Mrs. Quimby
A Polish princess gives up society for the love of a gigolo.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Dowager at tea
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
Mrs. Miniver (1942) as Saleslady
A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II.
The Great Man's Lady (1942) as Mrs. Frisbee
A pioneer couple struggle to build a city in the wild West.
This Above All (1942) as
A woman defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.
Night in New Orleans (1942) as Woman passenger in elevator
International Squadron (1941) as Mrs. Harris
A hotshot flyer endangers his colleagues in the Royal Air Force as they fly against the Nazis.
Blossoms in the Dust (1941) as Governess
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
The Invisible Ghost (1941) as Mrs. Mason
The Deadly Game (1941) as
Shining Victory (1941) as Nurse
A psychiatrist sacrifices everything for his research.
When Ladies Meet (1941) as
A female novelist doesn't realize her new friend is the wife whose husband she's trying to steal.
There's Magic in Music (1941) as Mrs. Stevens
H. M. Pulham, Esq. (1941) as Mrs. Prinkle
A stuffy businessman livens things up by having a fling.
The Wolf Man (1941) as Miss Bally
A British nobleman undergoes a startling transformation when he's bitten by a gypsy werewolf.
Lillian Russell (1940) as Miss Smyth
Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by bandleader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.
Her First Romance (1940) as Mrs. Whiting
A rather plain coed Fellows and her beautiful sister Wells compete for the same man Evans. When Ladd thinks Evans is moving in on Linden he knocks him down, but things get straightened out.
Miracle on Main Street (1939) as Welfare worker
On Christmas Eve in the Spanish quarter of L.A. police try and arrest a couple running a shady floor show. Hiding in a church, the girl finds an abandoned baby and uses it as cover to escape capture. Thus she finds herself with a baby she is becoming ever more fond of, a helpful doctor himself too fond of the bottle, and a husband who has disappeared. Dare she try and change her ways and keep the child?
The Star Maker (1939) as
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939) as Hubbards' maid
Alexander Graham Bell pursues his greatest inventions so he can marry the woman he loves.
Undercover Doctor (1939) as Nurse
Television Spy (1939) as Caroline Sheldon
Fools for Scandal (1938) as Agnes
A Hollywood star falls for a broken down aristocrat.
The Beloved Brat (1938) as Mrs. Higgins
A compassionate teacher tries to reach a spoiled tomboy.
Keep Smiling (1938) as Woman at auction
Jane breaks into the film business while also reviving the flagging career of her film director uncle (Wilcoxon) and getting him hooked up with his secretary (Stuart).
The Buccaneer (1938) as Woman guest
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
A Doctor's Diary (1937) as Maternity ward nurse
Nobody's Baby (1937) as Head nurse
Nursing school students have to care for an abandoned baby.
Partners in Crime (1937) as Committee woman
The Prince and the Pauper (1937) as Lady in waiting
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
Three Men on a Horse (1936) as Head nurse
Gangsters kidnap a timid poet with a knack for picking winning horses.
The Unguarded Hour (1936) as Mrs. Metford
A blackmailer tries to stop a woman from revealing evidence that could save a condemned man.
Anthony Adverse (1936) as Sister Ursula
An orphan runs off to a life of adventure, then returns to France in search of the girl he left behind.
Flying Hostess (1936) as
Wings in the Dark (1935) as Housekeeper
She Gets Her Man (1935) as Clubwoman
A Feather in Her Hat (1935) as Susan
A female shopkeeper sacrifices everything to give her son a theatrical career.
Ship Cafe (1935) as Lady Todhunter
Becky Sharp (1935) as Lady Jane Crawley
An unscrupulous Englishwoman sets out to steal a place in society.
Back Page (1934) as Gertrude Mellon
The Girl-Shy Cowboy (1928) as Girl's college teacher
Beyond Price (1921) as Mrs. Temple
Wife Against Wife (1921) as Florence Bromley
Rich Man, Poor Man (1918) as Mrs. Wynne
Still Waters (1915) as Drasa La Rue

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