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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.

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Today: Magnificent, delightful 'Under the Stars'

By carole_and_co on Aug 29, 2017 From Carole & Co.

If you have Turner Classic Movies on your cable system, celebrate today; Carole Lombard would. That's because Aug. 29 is the day TCM is making Lombard's good friend its subject for 24 hours as part of its "Summer Under the Stars." (Lombard and Davies are shown with Douglas Fairbanks Sr... Read full article


Today: Magnificent, delightful 'Under the Stars'

By carole_and_co on Aug 29, 2017 From Carole & Co.

If you have Turner Classic Movies on your cable system, celebrate today; Carole Lombard would. That's because Aug. 29 is the day TCM is making Lombard's good friend its subject for 24 hours as part of its "Summer Under the Stars." (Lombard and Davies are shown with Douglas Fairbanks Sr... Read full article


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


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Marion Davies Quotes:

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.


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]


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Marion Davies Facts
She was the longtime, and sometimes long distance, mistress of newspaper magnate, William Randolph Hearst. Their life together was dubiously mirrored in the film, Citizen Kane (1941) and RKO 281 (1999) (TV), and more factually in The Cat's Meow (2001).

Sister-in-law of George Regas.

Being the practical joker that she was, she once got President Calvin Coolidge drunk by feeding him wine and telling him it was fruit juice.

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