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Binnie Barnes Overview:

Actress, Binnie Barnes, was born Gittel Enoyce Barnes (later called Gertrude Maude Barnes) on Mar 25, 1903 in Finsbury, London. Barnes died at the age of 95 on Jul 27, 1998 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.



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

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Shares Stories of Her Past

By The Metzinger Sisters on Apr 9, 2017 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Into a cold, gray London factory, on a foggy morning, tramped a cheerless girl in a shabby hat and a rag of a dress. Under her arm she carried a lunch box, nothing more than an old pasteboard shoe box which was turned to everyday use. Going to her place at a grimy iron stamping machine, she op... Read full article


By monty on Oct 23, 2012 From All Good Things

I know I am late starting my Fall photo series. It's where I post pics of classic stars in the fall weather..outdoors, in coats or sweaters...just a little series I started last year. Some just wearing fabulous clothing. I begin this year with . Happy Fall everyone! The mesmerizi... Read full article

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By monty on May 25, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(1903-1998) Photos British-born actress who appeared in both British and American films, but who found her greatest success in Hollywood second leads. After a variety of jobs, including nurse, chorus girl and milkmaid, Barnes entered vaudeville. She appeared in more than a score of s... Read full article

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Binnie Barnes Quotes:

[dying words, to the Contessa]
Anne Bonney: Head him for the Carolinas... and there, good sailing.

Jane Norton: Blanche, there's a little of the wandering minstrel in every man, and if you don't hold his interest, he's bound to go whistling under other people's balconies.
Blanche: Well, I must say, it only took you three weeks to find that out. It took me three husbands.

Eve Floogle: You mean last year's diamonds? Oh no, we don't bother with them. You see, we just throw them out. They get so shabby, you know.

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Binnie Barnes Facts
Before her screen debut in 1929, she worked as a nurse, chorus girl, dance hostess, and vaudeville comedian.

Shares a large monument and grave site with Joe E. Brown at Forest Lawn in Glendale.

Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 29-30. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

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