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Deanna Durbin Overview:

Legendary actress, Deanna Durbin, was born Edna Mae Durbin on Dec 4, 1921 in Winnipeg, Canada. Durbin died at the age of 91 on Apr 20, 2013 in Neauphle-le-Ch?teau , France .



She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Deanna Durbin's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #43 on Feb 7, 1938. Durbin was never nominated for an Academy Award. However she won one Honorary Award in 1938 (with Mickey Rooney) for their significant contribution in bringing to the screen the spirit and personification of youth, and as juvenile players setting a high standard of ability and achievement.

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Christmas Holiday (1944): A and Gene Kelly Noir

By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 25, 2019 From 4 Star Films

Christmas Holiday begins as a movie we’ve probably seen before countless times. A returning G.I. (Dean Harens)?is getting ready for some Christmas leave except our star is as stiff as cardboard and that comes before he gets the sobering news. The girl he was intent on marrying has duped him to... Read full article

Sings Silent Night

By KC on Dec 24, 2018 From Classic Movies

I never miss watching this scene from Lady on a Train (1945) on Christmas Eve. 's version of Silent Night is so soothing and full of the wonder of the season. Whatever you believe. Wherever you are tonight. I wish you peace and joy.... Read full article

10 Things You May Not Know About

By Stephen Reginald on Apr 9, 2018 From Classic Movie Man

10 Things You May Not Know About (1921 – 2013) was one of the biggest stars of the 1930s and 1940s. She had an international fan club that was the largest in the world. With her beautiful soprano voice and genuine charm on screen, Durbin endeared herself to a g... Read full article

Sings Silent Night

By KC on Dec 24, 2017 From Classic Movies

The Christmas spirit always truly envelopes me when I hear sing Silent Night. I watch this scene from Lady on a Train (1945) every year, because it gives me a feeling of peace that I feel should be a part of the season, but because of the chaos of celebration and preparation often isn... Read full article

in “First Love” #OCanadaBlogathon

By Stephen Reginald on Feb 3, 2017 From Classic Movie Man

in “First Love” #OCanadaBlogathon This is my third time participating in the O Canada blogathon. It’s also my third time writing about . If you visit my blog, you’ll realize that my love for Durbin runs deep. She was an international star who h... Read full article

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Deanna Durbin Quotes:

[two tycoons leave Anne a paltry tip]
Anne Terry: This must be a new five-dollar coin they're putting out... it looks like the same old dime to me.

[last lines]
Gloria Harkinson: [singing] A song is there at the start / And the words that I sing come right from my heart. / No violins, no strumming guitars, / Just a serenade to, to the stars.

Jonathan Reynolds Jr.: Oh, I think you have a nice room. It's... different.
Anne Terry: Uh-huh. On a clear day you can see all the way across it.

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In 1980, she submitted a recent photo of herself to Life Magazine in order to silence rumors she was overweight

When the reign of Universal's founder Carl Laemmle ended abruptly in the Spring of 1936, the new studio head, Charles R. Rogers quickly signed the 15-year old when producer Joe Pasternak told him her MGM contract had expired. Deanna rapidly became 'New Universal's' biggest star. She literally single-handedly saved the studio from bankruptcy in the last years of the 1930s.

Daughter, Jessica Louise Jackson, born on February 7, 1946.

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