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Ann Dvorak Overview:

Actress, Ann Dvorak, was born Anna McKim on Aug 2, 1911 in New York City, NY. Dvorak died at the age of 68 on Dec 10, 1979 in Honolulu, HI .

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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On DVD/Blu-Ray: Steals the Show in Out of the Blue (1947)

By KC on Dec 3, 2019 From Classic Movies

Director Leigh Jason’s Out of the Blue (1947) aims for screwball comedy, but doesn’t have the pace or cast to fit the bill. Instead, it is an offbeat ensemble piece with a few plot points that haven’t aged well and a supremely silly performance by . Based on Vera Caspar... Read full article


Crooner (1932): Still Crushing on

By FlickChick on Mar 17, 2019 From A Person in the Dark

I caught up with a nifty little pre-code called "Crooner" on TCM the other day. Because I am pretty mad for the pre-code era of , I checked it out and have to admit, it was quite fun (if you're not expecting too much). "Crooner" is just a Warner Brothers quickie (clocking in at 67 min... Read full article


WHAT A CHARACTER! and the road less traveled

By FlickChick on Nov 17, 2014 From A Person in the Dark

This is my entry in the What A Character Blogathon hosted by Paula at Paula's Cinema Club, Kellee at Outspoken and Freckled and Aurora at Once Upon a Screen. Check out their sites for more fabulous film characters. I admit to being an freak and have written about her often. However... Read full article


Book Look! : Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel by Christina Rice

By Vanessa Buttino on Aug 18, 2014 From Stardust

Book Look! : Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel by Christina Rice Let me confess something to you: although I love reading, when it comes to making my way through a book, I'm a bit of a slow mover. I like to take my time exploring the book's setting and understanding each and every charac... Read full article


: Hollywood’s Forgotten Rebel (2)

By Angela on Nov 19, 2013 From Hollywood Revue

Fans of pre-code cinema are no strangers to the name .? Her electrifying performances in movies like Scarface and Three on a Match helped give those movies a quality that makes them enjoyable over eighty years later.? But to other movie fans, her name probably doesn’t ring any bells.... Read full article


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Ann Dvorak Quotes:

Collins: I never knock.
Jean Morgan: Well, it does save getting splinters in your knuckles. Someday someone's gonna knock you flat.


Mary Ashlon: Nobody can help anybody.


Rita: I don't know whether you joined us or we joined you, but it's good to be together.


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Ann Dvorak Facts
Attended St. Catherine's Convent in Manhattan when young, but later was enrolled at the Page School for Girls in Los Angeles.

She was an avid bibliophile and had a large and valuable collection of first editions dating back to 1703.

Her parents divorced when she was 8. She did not hear from her father after that for fourteen years, when she put out a letter in 1934 asking for information leading to his whereabouts. Six other men responded claiming to be her father before he did. He was living in Philadelphia at the time and had no idea she was in the movies.

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