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Job Actress, film producer, screenwriter, philanthropist
Years active 1917-1937
Top Roles Congregation Member, Margaret 'Peg' O'Connell, Fely / Anne, Sylvia Bruce, Loretta Dalrymple, aka Miss Dawn Glory
Top GenresComedy, Romance, Drama, Silent Films, Musical, Historical
Top TopicsRomance (Comic), Show Business, Mistaken Identity
Top Collaborators (Director), (Director), ,
Shares birthday with Ray Milland, Anna May Wong, ZaSu Pitts  see more..

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Marion Davies Overview:

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.

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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.

BlogHub Articles:

Happy Birthday (January 3, 1897)

By Lara on Jan 4, 2017 From Backlots

I have been living with as a subject since November of 2013. When you write a biography, your subject stays with you 24/7, informing your interpretations of the world and of the things you see and hear. I often think about how to make a paragraph flow better, and when I read a new bit ... Read full article


Undercrank Founder Ben Model Discusses ’ When Knighthood Was in Flower

on Jun 20, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

“The lost film,” a phrase that inspires articles and videos, as well as intriguing people bold enough to go out on a literal treasure hunt for fans in the hopes of finding something once originally deemed gone for good. Film accompanist and Undercrank founder Ben Model may not consider h... Read full article


Warner Archive: and Billie Dove Sparkle in Blondie of the Follies (1932)

By KC on May 31, 2016 From Classic Movies

The stories former Ziegfeld girl told screenwriter Frances Marion about her time hoofing on the stage form the basis of the lively and often touching backstage film Blondie of the Follies (1932). The work of that sharp duo was further enhanced as scribe Anita Loos was hired to punch up... Read full article


Warner Archive: A Trio of Charmers Starring

By KC on Apr 14, 2016 From Classic Movies

I know it's unkind to assume that a hardworking actress is simply being herself on the screen, but I've always felt that way about . Perhaps it is because I knew a lot more about her personality, and her popularity in Hollywood, before I saw her in a movie. She was never going to be an ... Read full article


Muito além de Rosebud: descobrindo

By Lê on Mar 9, 2016 From Critica Retro

Muito além de Rosebud: descobrindo É sabido que “Cidadão Kane” (1941) foi inspirado na vida do magnata das comunicações William Randolph Hearst. Em certo ponto do filme, Kane toma como amante a cantora sem talento Susan Alexander (Dorothy Comingore), e decide fazer d... Read full article


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Marion Davies Quotes:

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.
[laughs]


Bertram 'Berry' Rhodes: What kind of woman are you to make a man forget his fiancée?
Jennifer Rarick: What kind of man are you to make a woman forget a man's fiancée?


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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Sister-in-law of George Regas.


In addition to her acting career, she spent much of her time at Cosmopolitan Pictures as a production manager. She had been appointed to this position by William Randolph Hearst, who wanted to keep her close to him.

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