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Actress, Dorothy Jordan, was born on Aug 9, 1906 in Clarksville, TN. Jordan died at the age of 82 on Dec 7, 1988 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Chapel of the Pines Crematory Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.



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By Dawn on May 23, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(August 9, 1906 – December 7, 1988) was an movie actress who had a short but successful career beginning in talking pictures in 1929. Jordan made her screen debut in the film, The Taming of the Shrew (1929). A story about a wealthy father, with two daughters, Katherine and Bia... Read full article

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[seeing a horseman in the distance]
Aaron Edwards: Ethan?
Debbie Edwards: Hush, Prince.
Lucy Edwards: That's your Uncle Ethan!
Martha Edwards: [he approaches] Welcome home, Ethan!

CPO Steve Nelson: And if you want to know what this is, it's a bomb! And there's enough T.N.T. in it to blow us to Smithereens.
Ann Mitchell: I've always wanted to go to Smithereens.

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Was supposed to be cast in Flying Down to Rio (1933) as Honey Hale, but backed out of the role to go on her honeymoon with Merian C. Cooper, so Ginger Rogers got the role, her first with Fred Astaire.

She was always given the star billing when her films were shown in her home town of Clarksville, Tennessee, however minor the role.

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