Alice Brady
Actress
Alice Brady
Alice Brady was an American actress who began her career in the silent film era and survived the transition into talkies. She worked up until six months before her death from cancer in 1939. Her films include My Man Godfrey (1936), in which she played the flighty mother of Carole Lombard's character, and In Old Chicago (1938) for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
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Smile, You're on Camera - Wall Street Journal
Google News - over 5 years
They don't tend to have exciting ideas or concepts, and we have seen it all before," says Alice Brady, a staff member at London's Books for Cooks, which has thousands of specialist cookery titles. "The people who purchase them tend to do it on impulse
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Two Fonda classics at Paramount - Austin 360
Google News - over 5 years
Alice Brady and Marjorie Weaver co-star. Screening details: 4 pm today: "The Grapes of Wrath." 6:35 pm today: "Young Mr. Lincoln." 2 pm Sunday: "Young Mr. Lincoln." 4:05 pm Sunday: "The Grapes of Wrath." 6:40 pm Sunday: "Young Mr. Lincoln
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Classic 30s Comedy to Be Screened at the Lake - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
The film earned six Oscar nominations, including acting nods for Powell and Lombard and supporting actors Mischa Auer and Alice Brady, best director Gregory La Cava and best screenplay Morrie Ryskind (co-writer of the Marx Brothers classic "A Night at
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My Man Godfrey - Indie Wire (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Playing the younger daughter in a wealthy, eccentric East Side family, Lombard sets off on a Park Avenue treasure hunt, trying to best her older, saner sister (Gail Patrick) and her quite loony mother (Alice Brady) by bringing in the most difficult
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Writer Seeks Alternate Personality or Creative Schizophrenia - Student Operated Press
Google News - almost 6 years
Alice Brady (live-in housekeeper): This character even comes with theme music. Sing to the tune of the "Brady Bunch". Here`s the story - of Alice Brady - who was living with a blended family. There were six kids plus dopey parents, but Alice is the
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Mommy (And Me)
NYTimes - about 12 years
AS stomach bugs go, the one that hit the Allen family of Redmond, Wash., this month certainly got a lot of play. Barely an hour after Jaxon, 5, showed his first miserable symptoms, his mother was posting her satirical account of Pukefest 2005 on her Internet blog, Catawampus. By bedtime, after the virus had clobbered Neve, 7; Veda, 3; and Luka, 18
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OSCAR FILMS/ACTRESSES; Where Have You Gone, Joan Blondell and Fay Bainter?
NYTimes - almost 16 years
THE year was 1936; the Oscars were a decade-old affair, working their way up from what was, in essence, a fancy-dress bash and awards ceremony thrown by Louis B. Mayer. To quiet the grumbling from the Actors Guild, and to spread the favors around, Frank Capra, head of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that year, instituted the
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Barn Door Reopened on Fire After Legend Has Escaped
NYTimes - over 19 years
''Late one night, when we were all in bed, ''Mrs. O'Leary lit a lantern in the shed. ''Her cow kicked it over, ''Then winked her eye and said, '' 'There'll be a hot time in the old town tonight!' '' Now it can be told: Mrs. O'Leary and her cow have got a bum rap. Somebody else may have started the Great Chicago Fire. So, at least, says a title
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MOVIES THIS WEEK
NYTimes - almost 21 years
THIS is actor's week in films on television. Expect to see men doing some sure-footed trouping, form old-style sleuthing to contemporary self-discovery. Henry King's IN OLD CHICAGO (1937) contains an eye-popping depiction of the Great Fire of 1871. The picture also showcased a young box-office prince, Tyrone Power, who does very well. His co-stars
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INVESTING; A Hot Computer Technology Cools
NYTimes - over 27 years
LEAD: ''THE Network is the Computer'' is a slogan Sun Microsystems Inc. has used to emphasize the ability of its computer work stations to link up and communicate with other computers. Several other companies, however, take that notion closer to heart. Their business is based on developing the connections themselves rather than the computers. ''THE
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CONNECTICUT GUIDE
NYTimes - about 33 years
WEEK OF THE ARTS Stamford reaps a bumper crop of entertainment this week with the simultaneous openings of two downtown theaters, the Stamford Center for the Arts at 307 Atlantic Street and the Palace Theater of the Arts, 67 Atlantic Street. The Palace, a private commercial enterprise, has assembled an impressive roster of talent for a single
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A WHALER PUT IN SHAPE FOR HER LAST TRIP
NYTimes - almost 34 years
SOMETIME this summer the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan will make one more voyage in her remarkable 141-year history. This one will last only hours, a blink of an eye compared with her other voyages, some as long as five years. The Morgan, the only remaining wooden American whaler, will be moved from a lift dock at the Mystic Seaport Museum in
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STAGE VIEW; TASTY SLICES OF RATTIGAN AND BAGNOLD
NYTimes - almost 35 years
Drama is always a bit like Chicken Little, running about screaming that the sky is falling. And, of course, the sky is always falling, cracking open and tumbling down upon the heads of unlucky individuals or of whole going-to-rot societies. In its two current revivals - well-chosen and handsomely cast - the Roundabout Theater is giving us glimpses
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Best Films on TV
NYTimes - almost 35 years
'In Old Chicago' This is a big, booming eyeful of Americana with the frontier thrust of an emerging metropolis, a viable plot about politics and the love of a rogue and a singer, and a disaster spectacle of a finale. ''In Old Chicago'' (1938), an immensely entertaining movie, will be broadcast Thursday at midnight on Channel 9. You can't beat the
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    FORTIES
  • 1939
    Age 46
    Alice Brady died from cancer on October 28, 1939, five days before her 47th birthday.
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  • 1937
    Age 44
    For her portrayal of Mrs. Molly O'Leary — a fictionalized version of Catherine O'Leary – in 1937's In Old Chicago, Brady won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
    More Details Hide Details She had been nominated for the same award the year before as well, for her work in My Man Godfrey. At the Academy Award presentation dinner, Brady's Oscar statuette was stolen by a man who came onstage to accept the award on the absent actress' behalf. It was never recovered, and the impostor was never tracked down. The Academy issued a replacement statue which was later presented to Brady. http://www.originalprop.com/blog/2008/09/06/heritage-auction-galleries-%E2%80%9Csignature-music-entertainment-memorabilia-auction%E2%80%B3-catalog-available-online/ A sample of her more than 80 films includes: Silent Sound
  • TWENTIES
  • 1919
    Age 26
    Brady was married to actor James Crane from 1919 to 1922, when they divorced.
    More Details Hide Details They co-starred in three silent films together His Bridal Night (1919), Sinners (1920) and A Dark Lantern (1920); the couple had one child, Donald.
  • 1913
    Age 20
    Brady's father moved into movie production and presentation in 1913, with his World Film Corporation, and Brady soon followed along after him, making her first silent feature appearance in As Ye Sow in 1914.
    More Details Hide Details She appeared in 53 films in the next 10 years, all while continuing to perform on stage, the film industry at the time being centered in New York. In 1923, she stopped appearing in films to concentrate on stage acting, and did not appear on the screen again until 1933, when she made the move to Hollywood and M-G-M's When Ladies Meet become her first talking picture. From then on she worked frequently until her death, making another 25 films in seven years. Her final film was Young Mr. Lincoln (1939).
  • TEENAGE
  • 1911
    Age 18
    Alice first went on the stage when she was 14 and got her first job on Broadway in 1911 at the age of 18, in a show her father was associated with.
    More Details Hide Details She continued to perform there (often in shows her father produced) consistently for the next 22 years. In 1931 she appeared in the premiere of Eugene O'Neill's Mourning Becomes Electra. Her step-mother was Broadway star Grace George (1879–1961), whom her father married when Alice was a child. Her half-brother was William A. Brady Jr, the son of her father & Grace George.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1896
    Age 3
    Brady was born in New York City and was interested at an early age in becoming an actress. Her father, William A. Brady, was an important theatrical producer, and her mother was Rose Marie Rene, who died in 1896 when Alice was four.
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  • 1892
    Born
    Born on November 2, 1892.
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