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Karen Morley Overview:

Actress, Karen Morley, was born Mildred Linton on Dec 12, 1909 in Ottumwa, IA. Morley died at the age of 93 on Mar 8, 2003 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles .

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Life, Movies and that Blacklist: An Interview with

By Emma on Jan 7, 2013 From Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood

As a sort of continuation from the video I posted a few days ago featuring an interview with Anita Page, I thought I would share an amazing article I found including an interview with controversial Precode actress . She was born Mildred Linton on December 12, 1909 in Ottumwa, Iowa and be... Read full article


Life, Movies and that Blacklist: An Interview with

By Emma on Jan 7, 2013 From Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood

As a sort of continuation from the video I posted a few days ago featuring an interview with Anita Page, I thought I would share an amazing article I found including an interview with controversial Precode actress . She was born Mildred Linton on December 12, 1909 in Ottumwa, Iowa and be... Read full article


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Karen Morley Quotes:

Tony Camonte: I'm not hungry. Except for you. You got something I like.
Poppy: Yeah. I'm nice with a lot of dressing. You work fast, don't you Tony.


Pendola 'Pendie' Molloy: [to Beekman about the President] He's doing the things you wanted. The way he thinks is so simple and honest. It sounds a little crazy. If he's mad, it's a divine madness. Look at the chaos and catastrophe the sane men of this world have brought about!


Poppy: [while sitting at a table, Tony rubs his foot on Poppy's leg] Please, Tony! My stockings!
Tony Camonte: What's a matter?
Poppy: Well don't do that, Tony. They're brand new.
Tony Camonte: Hands off, eh?
Poppy: No... feet.


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Karen Morley Facts
Hollywood folklore has it that she broke into films when she read lines with actors being tested for Greta Garbo's movie Inspiration (1931) in 1931. She was so convincing that director Clarence Brown cast her in a prime role.

Originally a pretty starlet/ingenue in Hollywood, Morley's career was ruined 50 years ago by the Hollywood Blacklist/McCarthyism. She has long been a staunch left-wing activist around the San Francisco area. Now in her 90s, she appeared in a Vanity Fair photoshoot featuring other surviving victims of the Blacklist in December, 1999.

Had been considered for the role of Mrs. Connelly in the 2003 Drew Barrymore film, Duplex (2003). Had she received the role, it would have been her fifth with a member of the Barrymore family.

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