Legendary actress, Joan Bennett, was born Joan Geraldine Bennett on Feb 27, 1910 in Palisades, NJ. Bennett died at the age of 80 on Dec 7, 1990 in Scarsdale, NY and was laid to rest in Pleasant View Cemetery in Lyme, New London County, CT.
MINI BIO:Exquisitely beautiful, dark-haired (initially blonde) American socialite actress, sister of Constance Bennett. She gave her best performances in several Fritz Lang films of the forties, but her later film appearances were restricted after a shooting scandal involving her agent and her third (of four) husband, Walter Wanger - under whose auspices she did most of her best and most intense work. Died from a heart attack. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
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and James Mason in "The Reckless Moment"By Stephen Reginald on Jul 25, 2022 From Classic Movie Man
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Paul Henreid and in "Hollow Triumph"By Stephen Reginald on Jun 7, 2022 From Classic Movie Man
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Me and My Gal (1932): Spencer Tracy andBy 4 Star Film Fan on May 23, 2022 From 4 Star Films
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Noir Nook: Spring Trivia ? , Robert Mitchum, Ann Blyth, Robert Ryan, Jean Hagen, and Richard WidmarkBy Karen Burroughs Hannsberry on May 12, 2022 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
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A walk down "Scarlet Street" with Edward G. Robinson, , and Dan DuryeaBy Stephen Reginald on Jul 1, 2020 From Classic Movie Man
A walk down "Scarlet Street" with Edward G. Robinson, , and Dan Duryea Scarlet Street (1945) is a film noir directed by Fritz Lang, produced by Walter Wanger, cinematography by Milton Krasner, and starring Edward G. Robinson, , and Dan Duryea. With the critical and bo... Read full article
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Martin: Do you never get away from your family?
Lucia Harper: No.
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Harriet Carruthers: I thought you were the one angel who wasn't afraid to tread anywhere.
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