Marjorie Rambeau

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Marjorie Burnet Rambeau (July 15, 1889 – July 6, 1970) was an American film and stage actress. She began her stage career at age 12, and appeared in several silent films before debuting in her first sound film, Her Man (1930). She was twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in Primrose Path (1940) and Torch Song (1953), and received the 1955 National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in A Man Called Peter and The View from Pompey's Head.

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The Secret Six (1931)

Bootlegger/cafe owner, Johnny Franks recruits crude working man Scorpio to join his gang, masterminded by crooked criminal defense lawyer Newton. Scorpio eventually takes over Frank's operation, beats a rival gang, becomes wealthy and dominates the city for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George W. Hill
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Lewis Stone  •  Johnny Mack Brown  •  Jean Harlow

Bootlegger/cafe owner, Johnny Franks recruits crude working man Scorpio to join his gang, masterminded by crooked criminal defense lawyer Newton. Scorpio eventually takes over Frank's operation, beats a rival gang, becomes wealthy and dominates the city for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George W. Hill
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Lewis Stone  •  Johnny Mack Brown  •  Jean Harlow

Min and Bill (1930)

Min, the owner of a dockside hotel, is forced to make difficult decisions about the future of Nancy, the young woman she took in as an infant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George W. Hill
CAST:  Marie Dressler  •  Wallace Beery  •  Dorothy Jordan  •  Marjorie Rambeau

Min, the owner of a dockside hotel, is forced to make difficult decisions about the future of Nancy, the young woman she took in as an infant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George W. Hill
CAST:  Marie Dressler  •  Wallace Beery  •  Dorothy Jordan  •  Marjorie Rambeau

Hell Divers (1932)

Wallace Beery and Clark Gable star as two rowdy Naval crewmen who work hard at sea and play harder on land.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George W. Hill
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Clark Gable  •  Conrad Nagel  •  Dorothy Jordan

Wallace Beery and Clark Gable star as two rowdy Naval crewmen who work hard at sea and play harder on land.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George W. Hill
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Clark Gable  •  Conrad Nagel  •  Dorothy Jordan

Merrily We Live (1938)

Society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest find is a handsome tramp who shows up at her doorstep and ends up in a chauffeur's uniform. He also catches the eye of Geraldine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Constance Bennett  •  Brian Aherne  •  Alan Mowbray  •  Billie Burke

Society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest find is a handsome tramp who shows up at her doorstep and ends up in a chauffeur's uniform. He also catches the eye of Geraldine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Constance Bennett  •  Brian Aherne  •  Alan Mowbray  •  Billie Burke

Torch Song (1953)

Jenny Stewart is a tough Broadway musical star who doesn't take criticism from anyone. Yet there is one individual, Tye Graham, a blind pianist who may be able to break through her tough exterior.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Gig Young  •  Michael Wilding  •  Marjorie Rambeau

Jenny Stewart is a tough Broadway musical star who doesn't take criticism from anyone. Yet there is one individual, Tye Graham, a blind pianist who may be able to break through her tough exterior.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Gig Young  •  Michael Wilding  •  Marjorie Rambeau

Strangers May Kiss (1931)

After years of fighting off the advances of her old flame Steve, Lisbeth settles into a steamy, casual romance with journalist Alan. Against the advice of her happily married aunt Celia -- who encourages her to demand a serious commitment -- Lisbeth continues to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Fitzmaurice
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Neil Hamilton  •  Marjorie Rambeau

After years of fighting off the advances of her old flame Steve, Lisbeth settles into a steamy, casual romance with journalist Alan. Against the advice of her happily married aunt Celia -- who encourages her to demand a serious commitment -- Lisbeth continues to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Fitzmaurice
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Neil Hamilton  •  Marjorie Rambeau

Woman Against Woman (1938)

A newlywed unhappily discovers that her husband's scheming ex-wife still has a controlling influence in his life and home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert B. Sinclair
CAST:  Virginia Bruce  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Mary Astor  •  Janet Beecher

A newlywed unhappily discovers that her husband's scheming ex-wife still has a controlling influence in his life and home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert B. Sinclair
CAST:  Virginia Bruce  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Mary Astor  •  Janet Beecher

Any Number Can Play (1949)

Clark Gable stars in this 1949 drama, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, about a casino owner juggling both business and family problems. The cast also includes Alexis Smith, Mary Astor, Darryl Hickman, Marjorie Rambeau, Lewis Stone, Audrey Totter and Wendell Corey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Alexis Smith  •  Wendell Corey  •  Audrey Totter

Clark Gable stars in this 1949 drama, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, about a casino owner juggling both business and family problems. The cast also includes Alexis Smith, Mary Astor, Darryl Hickman, Marjorie Rambeau, Lewis Stone, Audrey Totter and Wendell Corey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Alexis Smith  •  Wendell Corey  •  Audrey Totter

The Walls of Jericho (1948)

After County Attorney Dave Connors helps Julian Norman with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman, she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria Wedge, the new bride of Dave's best friend, Tucker Wedge, makes overtures ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John M. Stahl
CAST:  Cornel Wilde  •  Linda Darnell  •  Anne Baxter  •  Kirk Douglas

After County Attorney Dave Connors helps Julian Norman with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman, she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria Wedge, the new bride of Dave's best friend, Tucker Wedge, makes overtures ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John M. Stahl
CAST:  Cornel Wilde  •  Linda Darnell  •  Anne Baxter  •  Kirk Douglas

Son of India (1931)

An Indian jewel merchant goes from penniless to wealthy in this story about gratitude.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Feyder
CAST:  Ramon Novarro  •  Conrad Nagel  •  Marjorie Rambeau  •  Madge Evans

An Indian jewel merchant goes from penniless to wealthy in this story about gratitude.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Feyder
CAST:  Ramon Novarro  •  Conrad Nagel  •  Marjorie Rambeau  •  Madge Evans

Salome, Where She Danced (1945)

During the Austrian-Prussian war, Anna Marie is a dancer who is forced to flee her country after she is accused of being a spy. She ends up in a lawless western town in Arizona, where she uses her charms and dancing skills to transform herself into "Salome" during ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Rod Cameron  •  David Bruce  •  Walter Slezak

During the Austrian-Prussian war, Anna Marie is a dancer who is forced to flee her country after she is accused of being a spy. She ends up in a lawless western town in Arizona, where she uses her charms and dancing skills to transform herself into "Salome" during ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Rod Cameron  •  David Bruce  •  Walter Slezak

Bad for Each Other (1953)

A doctor returned from the Korean War must choose between setting up a glamorous practice and helping the poor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Dianne Foster  •  Mildred Dunnock

A doctor returned from the Korean War must choose between setting up a glamorous practice and helping the poor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Dianne Foster  •  Mildred Dunnock

Sudden Money (1939)

Promises of happier times dawn for the financially distressed Patterson family when father Sweeney and brother-in-law Archibald "Doc" Finney win a $150,000 grand prize in the sweepstake contest. With their windfall, each member of the family decides to pursue a dream.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Grinde
CAST:  Charles Ruggles  •  Marjorie Rambeau  •  Charley Grapewin  •  Broderick Crawford

Promises of happier times dawn for the financially distressed Patterson family when father Sweeney and brother-in-law Archibald "Doc" Finney win a $150,000 grand prize in the sweepstake contest. With their windfall, each member of the family decides to pursue a dream.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Grinde
CAST:  Charles Ruggles  •  Marjorie Rambeau  •  Charley Grapewin  •  Broderick Crawford

Slander (1957)

A tabloid magazine threatens to ruin a television performer's career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  Ann Blyth  •  Steve Cochran  •  Marjorie Rambeau

A tabloid magazine threatens to ruin a television performer's career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  Ann Blyth  •  Steve Cochran  •  Marjorie Rambeau

The Warrior's Husband (1933)

The Warrior's Husband is a satire of the male and female roles in society set in 800 B.C.. Queen Hippolyta (Marjorie Rambeau) rules Pontus with masculine authority; in fact, it is the women of Pontus who do all the laboring, fighting, and governing. Hippolyta's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Elissa Landi  •  David Manners  •  Ernest Truex  •  Lionel Belmore

The Warrior's Husband is a satire of the male and female roles in society set in 800 B.C.. Queen Hippolyta (Marjorie Rambeau) rules Pontus with masculine authority; in fact, it is the women of Pontus who do all the laboring, fighting, and governing. Hippolyta's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Elissa Landi  •  David Manners  •  Ernest Truex  •  Lionel Belmore

Under Pressure (1935)

Two members of a crew of "sandhogs", men who work on an underwater tunnel project, battle each other over the same woman and a rival team of sandhogs to see who will finish their half of the tunnel first, with the winning team getting more money and guaranteed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Edmund Lowe  •  Victor McLaglen  •  Florence Rice  •  Marjorie Rambeau

Two members of a crew of "sandhogs", men who work on an underwater tunnel project, battle each other over the same woman and a rival team of sandhogs to see who will finish their half of the tunnel first, with the winning team getting more money and guaranteed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Edmund Lowe  •  Victor McLaglen  •  Florence Rice  •  Marjorie Rambeau

The Rains Came (1939)

Indian aristocrat Rama Safti returns from medical training in the U.S. to give his life to the poor folk of Ranchipur. Lady Edwina and her drunken artist ex-lover Tom Ransome get in the way, but everyone shapes up when faced by earthquake, flooding, and plague.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Myrna Loy  •  Tyrone Power  •  George Brent  •  Nigel Bruce

Indian aristocrat Rama Safti returns from medical training in the U.S. to give his life to the poor folk of Ranchipur. Lady Edwina and her drunken artist ex-lover Tom Ransome get in the way, but everyone shapes up when faced by earthquake, flooding, and plague.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Myrna Loy  •  Tyrone Power  •  George Brent  •  Nigel Bruce

The View from Pompey's Head (1955)

Anson Page, a lawyer with Southern roots leaves New York, his wife and his kids for Georgia. His assignment is to investigate the case of Garvin Wales, a famous writer, now nearly blind and embittered, whose royalties have apparently never reached him. Back in his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Dunne
CAST:  Richard Egan  •  Dana Wynter  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Marjorie Rambeau

Anson Page, a lawyer with Southern roots leaves New York, his wife and his kids for Georgia. His assignment is to investigate the case of Garvin Wales, a famous writer, now nearly blind and embittered, whose royalties have apparently never reached him. Back in his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Dunne
CAST:  Richard Egan  •  Dana Wynter  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Marjorie Rambeau

Santa Fe Marshal (1940)

U.S. Marshal Hopalong Cassidy is called when a town becomes overun with bad guys. Disguised as a member of a medicine show, Hoppy discovers that the ringleader is none other than sweet li'l ol' Ma Burton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lesley Selander
CAST:  William Boyd  •  Russell Hayden  •  Marjorie Rambeau  •  Bernadene Hayes

U.S. Marshal Hopalong Cassidy is called when a town becomes overun with bad guys. Disguised as a member of a medicine show, Hoppy discovers that the ringleader is none other than sweet li'l ol' Ma Burton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lesley Selander
CAST:  William Boyd  •  Russell Hayden  •  Marjorie Rambeau  •  Bernadene Hayes

Forever Female (1953)

An aging actress has a hard time admitting she is too old to play the ingenue role anymore.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  William Holden  •  Paul Douglas  •  James Gleason

An aging actress has a hard time admitting she is too old to play the ingenue role anymore.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  William Holden  •  Paul Douglas  •  James Gleason
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