Legendary actress, Marion Davies, was born Marion Cecelia Douras on Jan 3, 1897 in Brooklyn, NY. Davies died at the age of 64 on Sep 22, 1961 in Hollywood, CA and was laid to rest in Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Marion Davies's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #13 on May 13, 1929. Davies was never nominated for an Academy Award.
Show People (1928): LaughsBy 4 Star Film Fan on May 27, 2022 From 4 Star Films
Some might recall one of the reasons given for Citizen Kane not actually being based on William Randolph Hearst is Welles’s assertion that was no washed-up actress being propped up by her influential husband. In fact, it’s easy to imagine Hearst being more like a Howard Hug... Read full article
Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars ? The SparklingBy Lea Stans on May 19, 2022 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars ? The Sparkling One of the most well-known actresses of the 1920s screen, is one of the few silent stars whose personal life was not only inseperable from her career, but in more recent decades tended to overshadow it. But nowadays... Read full article
CAPTAIN OF HER SOUL: The Life of . UC Press, 2022By Lara on Sep 29, 2020 From Backlots
In November of 2013, I took a trip to the Margaret Herrick Library for the first time, in search of material on for a prospective book. The form the book would take, if any at all, was unknown. But I was determined to start the process, and despite the fact none of the names encountere... Read full article
’ 121st birthdayBy Lara on Jan 3, 2018 From Backlots
was born on this date in 1897. She and her nephew, the screenwriter Charles Lederer, always celebrated their birthdays together on New Year’s Day (Lederer was born on December 31), but January 3 was the actual date of her birth. January of 1897 is one of the warmest Januarys on r... Read full article
: Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down? (Part 1)By FlickChick on Oct 2, 2017 From A Person in the Dark
While getting to know more about the work of , it became clear to me that I had to divide her work into two segments: silent films and sound films. This post deals with Marion's work in silent films. Let's cut to the chase: a HUGE thumbs up for ' silent film body of wo... Read full article
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Jennifer Rarick: What kind of man are you to make a woman forget a man's fiancée?
Captain Jack Gailliard C.S.A.: You know, Lucille, some day that snoopy little nose of yours is gonna lead you right into trouble.
Gail Loveless: No, sir, but if it do, these feet of mine are gonna get me right out.
Loretta Dalrymple, aka Miss Dawn Glory: [Last Lines]
[said while the plane they are in is doing loops]
Loretta Dalrymple, aka Miss Dawn Glory: Now, loop me, Bingo!
Bingo Nelson: Hold on, honey.
Loretta Dalrymple, aka Miss Dawn Glory: Ooh! I've found my dream man and I've never been so h-h-happy in all my life.
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