Genevieve Tobin
American actor
Genevieve Tobin
Genevieve Tobin was an American actress.
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Bette Davis Movie Schedule: THE CORN IS GREEN, JUAREZ, THE LETTER - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Cast: Leslie Howard, Bette Davis, Genevieve Tobin. BW-82 mins. 8:00 PM THE OLD MAID (1939) An unmarried mother gives her illegitimate child to her cousin. Dir: Edmund Goulding. Cast: Bette Davis, Miriam Hopkins, George Brent. BW-95 mins
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NYTimes - about 9 years
LUBITSCH MUSICALS Film history books recount how the four musicals directed by Ernst Lubitsch in the early years of sound -- ''The Love Parade'' (1929), ''Monte Carlo'' (1930), ''The Smiling Lieutenant'' (1931) and ''One Hour With You'' (1932) -- helped define what talking movies would be. Now all four have been released in ''Lubitsch Musicals,''
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Cost Hinders Effort To Reclaim a Castle; After $7 Million, Newark Wearies Of Restoring a Looted Landmark
NYTimes - over 16 years
Rising like a Bavarian castle on a knoll overlooking the skyscrapers downtown, the Krueger-Scott Mansion has long been one of this city's architectural jewels, a relic of the gilded age when Newark was a proud industrial powerhouse and High Street was its boulevard of nouveau-riche extravagance. The 26-room house was built by Gottfried Krueger, a
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Genevieve Tobin, Actress, Dies at 93
NYTimes - over 21 years
Genevieve Tobin, an actress who worked in theater and films, died on Monday at Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, Calif. She was 93. Ms. Tobin's first major theatrical role was in the 1920 show "Little Old New York." Her last film appearance was in "Queen of Crime" in 1941. All told, she acted in about a dozen stage productions and some 30 films.
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NYTimes - over 31 years
EXHIBITION ON JAMAICA It may seem incongruous - an art show in the lobby of a building that houses the offices of the F.B.I., the C.I.A. and the Immigration and Naturalization Service. But there's one on view at the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building, 26 Federal Plaza, called ''The Fifth Annual Art Exhibition -In Celebration of Jamaica's 23d
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NYTimes - over 32 years
William Keighley, who directed dozens of Hollywood films, including ''The Prince and the Pauper,'' 'Green Pastures'' and ''The Man Who Came to Dinner,'' and who was the host of the Lux Radio Theater, died of a stroke Sunday. He was 94 years old. Mr. Keighley was born in Philadelphia on Aug. 4, 1889, and studied at the Alliance Fran,caise in Paris.
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  • 1995
    Age 95
    Died on July 21, 1995.
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  • 1938
    Age 38
    She married the director William Keighley in 1938 and made only a couple more films; her final film before her retirement was No Time for Comedy (1940) with James Stewart and Rosalind Russell.
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  • 1929
    Age 29
    Popular with audiences, she was often praised by critics for her appearance and style rather than for her talent, however in 1929 she achieved a significant success in the play Fifty Million Frenchmen.
    More Details Hide Details She introduced and popularized the Cole Porter song "You Do Something to Me" and the success of the role led her back to Hollywood, where she performed regularly in comedy films from the early 1930s. She played prominent supporting roles opposite such performers as Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Cary Grant, Barbara Stanwyck, Claudette Colbert, Joan Blondell and Kay Francis, but occasionally played starring roles, in films such as Golden Harvest (1933) and Easy to Love (1934). She played secretary Della Street to Warren William's Perry Mason in The Case of the Lucky Legs (1935). One of her most successful performances was as a bored housewife in the drama The Petrified Forest (1936) opposite Leslie Howard, Bette Davis, and Humphrey Bogart.
  • 1923
    Age 23
    Although she was seen most often in comedies, she also played the role of Cordelia in a Broadway production of King Lear in 1923.
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  • 1910
    Age 10
    The daughter of a vaudeville performer, Tobin made her film debut in 1910 in Uncle Tom's Cabin as Eva.
    More Details Hide Details She appeared in a few films as child, and formed a double act with her sister Vivian. Their brother, George, also had a brief acting career. Following her education in Paris and New York, Tobin concentrated on a stage career in New York.
  • 1899
    Born on November 29, 1899.
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