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Overview for Ethel Barrymore
Ethel Barrymore

Ethel Barrymore


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Young at... YOUNG AT HEART centers on a family headed by a music-loving patriarch (Robert... more info $11.35was $19.95 Buy Now

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Also Known As: Died: June 18, 1959
Born: August 15, 1879 Cause of Death: heart ailment
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Johnny Trouble (1957) as Katherine "Nana" Chandler
When her apartment house becomes a college dorm, an elderly woman stays on to become the boys'''' surrogate mother.
Young at Heart (1954) as Aunt Jessie
A cynical songwriter upsets the lives of three musical sisters.
The Story of Three Loves (1953) as Mrs. Hazel Pennicott
Passengers on an ocean liner recall their greatest loves.
Main Street to Broadway (1953) as Herself
It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (1952) as Mrs. Brian Patrick Riordan
Seven stories celebrate the glorious diversity of American life.
Deadline--U.S.A. (1952) as Margaret Garrison
With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.
Just for You (1952) as Allida de Bronkhart
Jordan Blake (a widower) is a successful Broadway Producer who has always been to busy for his children, Barbara and Jerry. Girlfriend, Carolina a musical comedy star, urges Jordan to take his kids on a vacation and get to know them before they are all grown up. Is Jordan already too late?
Kind Lady (1951) as Mary Herries
A con artist and his criminal cohorts hold an old lady hostage in her own home.
The Secret of Convict Lake (1951) as Granny
Jim Canfield, convicted of a crime he did not commit, escapes a Nevada prison with several hardened criminals. He leads them to the small farming community home of the man who not only framed him, but committed the crime. But Jim's plans for revenge are put on hold when he discovers that the local men have all joined the posse in the convict's pursuit, leaving their women behind. He soon becomes attracted to the beautiful and resourceful Marcia, who turns out to be the fiance of the man who framed him. Can Jim protect the women from his less-civilized comrades, fall under Marcia's humanizing influence and still maintain his murderous resolve?
The Great Sinner (1949) as Grandmother
A young man succumbs to gambling fever.
Portrait of Jennie (1949) as Miss Spinney
An artist discovers his gift when he falls for a beautiful ghost.
That Midnight Kiss (1949) as Abigail Trent Budell
A singing truck driver battles snobbery to become a star.
The Red Danube (1949) as [Mother Auxilia] The Mother Superior
A Russian ballerina in Vienna tries to flee KGB agents and defect.
Pinky (1949) as Miss Em
A light-skinned black woman returns home after passing for white in nursing school.
Night Song (1948) as Mrs. Willey
A socialite pretends to be blind to win the love of a blind concert pianist.
Moonrise (1948) as Grandma
When a murderer''''s son accidentally kills someone, he takes it on the lam.
The Paradine Case (1948) as Lady Sophy Horfield
A married lawyer falls for the woman he's defending on murder charges.
The Farmer's Daughter (1947) as Mrs. [Agatha] Morley
When she goes to work for a congressman, a Minnesota farm girl takes Washington by storm.
Moss Rose (1947) as Lady Margaret Drego
The Spiral Staircase (1946) as Mrs. Warren
A serial killer stalks a mute servant girl in a remote mansion.
None But the Lonely Heart (1944) as His Mother, Ma Mott
A young ne'er-do-well tries to get his life on track to help his ailing mother.
Rasputin and the Empress (1933) as The Czarina [Alexandra]
True story of the mad monk who plotted to rule Russia.
The Divorcee (1919) as Lady Frederick Berolles
Our Mrs. McChesney (1918) as Emma McChesney
The Eternal Mother (1917) as Maris
The Lifted Veil (1917) as Clorinda Gildersleeve
The White Raven (1917) as Nan Baldwin
A young woman swears revenge on the man who left her father destitute in the Alaska gold fields. She tracks him to the opera houses of New York, where he is a director. She becomes an opera star (!) and uses his infatuation with her to secure financial secrets with which to ruin him. But the man's daughter and a mysterious stranger combine to disrupt her plans.
The Call of Her People (1917) as Egypt
The Greatest Power (1917) as Miriam Monroe
An American Widow (1917) as Elizabeth Carter
Life's Whirlpool (1917) as Esther Carey
The Awakening of Helena Richie (1916) as Helena Richie
The Kiss of Hate (1916) as Nadia Turgeneff
The Final Judgment (1915) as Jane Carleson, Mrs. Murray Campbell
An actress suspects a jealous suitor of plotting to kill her husband.
The Nightingale (1914) as Isola Franti, "The Nightingale"

Cast (special)

Svengali and the Blonde (1955) as Narrator
The story of a beautiful artist's model (Trilby) who is transformed into a great singer by Svengali, a musical genius who possesses strange hypnotic powers. Based on the 1894 romance novel "Trilby" by George du Maurier. "Trilby" was first seen as a segment of "Studio One" (CBS, September 11, 1950)

Cast (short)


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