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Gale Sondergaard

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Also Known As: Died: August 14, 1985
Born: February 15, 1899 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Litchfield, Minnesota, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Echoes (1983) as Mrs Edmonds
An artist is being driven to distraction by recurring nightmares about someone trying to kill him. When a psychic tells him that a brother from a past life is appearing to him in his dreams, he must confront his past to save his current life.
Pleasantville (1976) as Ora
When a 12-year-old girl goes to visit her grandmother for the summer, she becomes friends with an elderly woman who lives in the neighborhood. Contractors have been trying to get the woman off her land so that they can develop it, but she will not go. After she dies, the little girl continues the fi
Hollywood On Trial (1976) as Herself
John Huston narrates this documentary about the government investigation of alleged Communist infiltration of show business. Includes interviews with Ronald Reagan, Dalton Trumbo and Gale Sondergaard.
The Return Of A Man Called Horse (1976) as Elk Woman
An English lord who had once lived among the Indians returns to save his tribe from ruthless trappers.
Cat Creature, The (1973) as Hester Black
In this chiller, a valentine to the fondly remembered horror B-movie, the theft of an amulet from the mummy of an Egyptian priestess sets off a reign of terror that involves an archeology professor, a mysterious shopkeeper, a pretty salesgirl and an Asian thief.
Slaves (1969) as New Orleans lady
East Side, West Side (1950) as Nora Kernan
A chic New York couple is torn apart by a seductive model.
Pirates of Monterey (1947) as Señorita de Sola
Road to Rio (1947) as Catherine Vail
Another in the excellent Hope and Crosby 'Road To' series. Scat Sweeney, and Hot Lips Barton, two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus. They then get mixed up with a potential suicide Lucia, who first thanks them, then unexpectedly turns them over to the ship's captain. When they find out that she has been hypnotised, to go through a marriage of convenience, when the ship reaches Rio, the boys turn up at the ceremony, in order to stop the wedding, and to help catch the crooks.
Anna and the King of Siam (1946) as Lady Thiang
A young Englishwoman becomes royal tutor in Siam and befriends the King.
The Time of Their Lives (1946) as Emily
Two ghosts from the Revolutionary War haunt a house until they can clear their names of treason charges.
A Night in Paradise (1946) as Queen Attossa
Aesop takes a break from spinning fables to help a king and fall in love.
The Spider Woman Strikes Back (1946) as Zenobia Dollard
Jean (Brenda Joyce) takes the job of caretaker/companion (before the word took on a completly alternate-life style meaning) to blind woman Zenobia (Gale Sondergaard.) Also hanging around the house, in this horror/western, is Mario (Rondo Hatton), a deaf-mute servant who evidently wasn't much help to Zenobia when it came to identifying the source of a noise Zenobia couldn't see. Jean is a little slow in realizing that Zenobia is slowly killing her by taking her blood. Nothing personal. Zenobia needs her blood to feed some plants. She uses the blossoms of the plants to make poison to kill cattle in order to drive away the local ranchers so she can buy all the
Enter Arsene Lupin (1944) as Cousin Bessie Seagrave
Christmas Holiday (1944) as Mrs. Manette
The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944) as Irene, Lady Herrick
An eager scientist (John Carradine) tests his new formula for invisibility on an escaped fugitive (Jon Hall). When the formula works the criminal runs off to terrorize a family he believes cheated him out of a fortune years earlier.
Gypsy Wildcat (1944) as Rhoda
In an unspecified Renaissance kingdom, no sooner has Anube's gypsy tribe encamped near Baron Tovar's village when Count Orso is found murdered. The wicked baron blames the gypsies and imprisons them all in his castle. Meanwhile, a mysterious stranger on a white horse has hidden the murder arrow and won the heart of gypsy belle Carla, to the discomfiture of her erstwhile fiancée Tonio. Baron Tovar is also fascinated by Carla...especially when he notices her heraldic pendant.
Follow the Boys (1944) as
The Climax (1944) as Luise
Dr. Hohner (Karloff), theatre physician at the Vienna Royal Theatre, murders his mistress, the star soprano when his jealousy drives him to the point of mad obsession. Ten years later, another young singer (Foster) reminds Hohner of the late diva, and his old mania kicks in. Hohner wants to prevent her from singing for anyone but him, even if it means silencing her forever. The singer's fiancée (Bey) rushes to save her in the film's climax.
The Spider Woman (1944) as Adrea Spedding
Sherlock Holmes fakes his own death to expose a killer.
Appointment in Berlin (1943) as Gretta Van Leyden
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943) as Marge
A team of pearl fishers clashes over the discovery of a sunken treasure.
Crazy House (1943) as
Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen (1942) as Mrs. Van Dorn
A Night to Remember (1942) as Mrs. DeVoe
A mystery writer and his wife stumble on a murder in their new apartment.
My Favorite Blonde (1942) as Mme. Stephanie Runick
A vaudevillian gets mixed up with a beautiful blonde spy.
Paris Calling (1942) as Colette
The Black Cat (1941) as Abigail Doone
Greedy heirs gather to wait for the death of Henrietta Winslow. Murder, thunder claps, howling cats, gun shots, screams in the night, hidden passages -- all the proper ingredients.
The Blue Bird (1940) as Tylette
A woodchopper''''s children go off in search of the bluebird of happiness.
The Letter (1940) as Mrs. Hammond
A woman claims to have killed in self-defense, until a blackmailer turns up with incriminating evidence.
The Mark of Zorro (1940) as Inez Quintero
A Spanish nobleman becomes a masked outlaw by night to battle a local tyrant.
Juarez (1939) as Empress Eugenie
True story of Mexico's Abraham Lincoln and his fight against Napoleon's empire.
The Llano Kid (1939) as Lora Travers
Lora Travers is the only person who can identify hold-up artist The Llano Kid and she persuades him to come in on a scheme with her and her husband. They have been searching for the long-lost son of a rich Mexican widow and they get the Kid to claim it is him. All goes according to plan until greed and jealousy raise their heads.
Never Say Die (1939) as Juno [Markoff]
The Cat and the Canary (1939) as Miss Lu
An attorney tries to protect the sole heir to a millionaire¿s creepy estate.
Dramatic School (1938) as Madame Charlot
A young actress struggles to make a hit on stage and in married life.
Lord Jeff (1938) as Doris Clandon
When a good boy goes bad, his family sends him to a naval military school.
The Life of Emile Zola (1937) as Lucie Dreyfus
The famed writer risks his reputation to defend a Jewish army officer accused of treason.
Maid of Salem (1937) as Martha, his wife
Young lovers (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its advantage, getting even with everyone for every slight--real or imagined.
Seventh Heaven (1937) as Nana
A Parisian sewer worker (Stewart) longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl (Simone Simon) from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to war.
Anthony Adverse (1936) as Faith Paleologus
An orphan runs off to a life of adventure, then returns to France in search of the girl he left behind.

Cast (short)

The Making of a Great Motion Picture (1936)
This promotional short film provides a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Anthony Adverse" (1936).

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