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Name That Classic Film Figure?

Postby moira finnie » March 28th, 2014, 3:18 pm

Hi all--
One of our members from France, Georges (who posts here as Sterling) asked us to take a look at a photo of an actress who looks very familiar to me, though I can't quite place her. I'll be posting this on Facebook too to help with the search. Could anyone else please help name the lady? Thanks in advance for any tries.

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Postby Professional Tourist » March 28th, 2014, 10:28 pm

She kind of reminds me of Frances Rafferty, but I don't think that's the one. Hmmm. :?

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Postby moira finnie » March 29th, 2014, 8:15 am

Professional Tourist wrote:She kind of reminds me of Frances Rafferty, but I don't think that's the one. Hmmm. :?

Good guess, PT. So far the suggestions for an identity from the Facebook page include a brunette Eve Arden and Ginny Sims, but not quite. Any other guesses?

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Postby CharlieT » March 31st, 2014, 7:28 pm

Reminds me a little of Rosalind Russell circa His Girl Friday.
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Postby moira finnie » April 1st, 2014, 8:24 am

CharlieT wrote:Reminds me a little of Rosalind Russell circa His Girl Friday.

Me, too, Charlie! So far we haven't nailed this one, though I can see all the similarities in her face. I just keep thinking we know this lady from somewhere, but just can't quite place her.
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Re: Name That Classic Film Figure?

Postby Vecchiolarry » April 2nd, 2014, 12:00 am

Hi,

When I first spotted this picture and before I read the post, I thought it was Lucille Bremmer.....
But, now I really don't know.

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Postby Lzcutter » April 2nd, 2014, 10:32 am

It looks like she is wearing a robe and in a communications room.

Perhaps either an espionage or World War II drama where she is using the radio on the sly?
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Postby mrsl » April 2nd, 2014, 1:24 pm

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Moira:

You're killing me with that photo!!! You're right in saying she looks so familiar, Do you have any idea what movie that photo is from?
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Postby Lzcutter » April 2nd, 2014, 3:53 pm

She looks a bit like a cross between Joy Page and Gale Sondergaard.
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Re: Name That Classic Film Figure?

Postby sterling » April 3rd, 2014, 2:08 pm

hello, everybody
nice to see your interest for this mystery actress
what do you think about MARJORIE WEAWER ?

hope we will get it :)
best Georges

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Re: Name That Classic Film Figure?

Postby moira finnie » April 4th, 2014, 7:13 am

sterling wrote:hello, everybody
nice to see your interest for this mystery actress
what do you think about MARJORIE WEAWER ?

hope we will get it :)
best Georges

Georges, I think you may have it at last!! Marjorie Weaver was in the 13 part serial, The Great Alaskan Mystery (1944) and I believe the image you asked about may be her in that film. Here she is with Lloyd Nolan in Just Off Broadway (1942) that offers a good comparison:
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Re: Name That Classic Film Figure?

Postby Lomm » April 4th, 2014, 7:22 am

Closer than anyone so far. I think it's her.

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Re: Name That Classic Film Figure?

Postby sterling » April 4th, 2014, 7:50 am

hello, Moira
I went to see some videos of Alskan Mysteries, and the similitude is very close, and she is once in front of a radio engine!!! with clothes very near to the style of the pic, so it could have bee a promotionnal picture for the series. I think very luckyl ,having thought about her, and it shouls really be her
what are people think here?? :)

best, Georges

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Re: Name That Classic Film Figure?

Postby sterling » April 14th, 2014, 3:11 am

Hi, movie fans
Do you think that Adele LMara could be our mystery actress instead of Marjorie Weaver?? a friend thinks it could be, so I need help to confirm one or the other actress
thanks for share and help

best Georges aka sterling

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