Legendary actress, Jane Withers, was born on Apr 12, 1926 in Atlanta, GA. As of December 2020, Jane Withers was 94 years old.
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Jane Withers's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #51 on Nov 6, 1939. Withers was never nominated for an Academy Award.
TCMFF 2013… INTERVIEW…By Christy Putnam on May 28, 2013 From Christy Putnam
The Vanity Fair party, 2013. The big hit of the evening? When Lulu sang “To Sir, With Love.” In April of 2011, I was fortunate enough to meet , Anne Jeffreys and the late Ann Rutherford at the Vanity Fair party after the Gala screening of An American in Paris. an... Read full article
My Interview withon May 17, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film
I was beyond honored to be able to speak with actress at the beginning of the month.? If you’ve watched any of her films, her distinctive voice and exuberant personality haven’t changed in her 87-years on this Earth (she just had a birthday April 12th), and she’s sweet... Read full article
Mini Tribute: Child StarBy Annmarie Gatti on Apr 12, 2013 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Born April 12, 1926 Child Star ! Happy Birthday — who turns 87 years old today!? Withers ‘big break’ came at age 8 when she won her first credited film role –as the brat who ‘terrorizes’ Shirley Temple in Bright Eyes. That role won her a ... Read full article
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Joy Smythe: There ain't any Santa Claus!
Anita Smythe: Don't say ain't, darling, say isn't.
Joy Smythe: Ain't, ain't, ain't!
J. Wellington Smythe: What's all this noise about?
Joy Smythe: Mama wants me to practice, and I don't wanna!
J. Wellington Smythe: You must do as your mother says.
Joy Smythe: No, I ain't gonna!
J. Wellington Smythe: Now, see here ...
Anita Smythe: Now, darling, remember what the psychoanalyst said. The child mind must never be coerced. One must use reason and persuasion. Now, dear, practice your piano and Mama will buy you something nice.
Joy Smythe: What?
Anita Smythe: Anything you like. What do you especially want?
Joy Smythe: A machine gun!
Clavdia Kurina, doctor's granddaughter: Oh Grandpa, Anna, somebody help me, make me do something right - the way everybody else does. Keep me from being so frightened. Keep me from crying. Please!
Joy Smythe: Let's play hospital. I'll be the doctor, and you'll be the nurse. We'll get a big knife out of the kitchen and operate on your doll.
Shirley Blake: I don't want Mary Lou to be operated on.
Joy Smythe: I don't care. You have to play the way I want to.
Shirley Blake: I don't, either.
Joy Smythe: Yes, you do because this is my house and my yard and you're nothing but an old charity.
Shirley Blake: I am not!
Joy Smythe: Yes, you are because I heard my papa tell my mama so.
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