Helen Broderick
Actress
Helen Broderick
Helen Broderick was an American film and stage actress known for her comic roles, especially as a wisecracking sidekick.
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John J. Hickey - Corning Leader
Google News - almost 6 years
He was predeceased by his sisters Helen Broderick and Mary Vander Merlen and is survived by his beloved sister Elizabeth Hickey of Hartford, CT He leaves 9 nephews and nieces and their extended families. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he lived most of his life
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Movies on TV, Today & Tonight - Regina Leader-Post
Google News - almost 6 years
4: 00 (39) 2 "Murder on a Bridle Path" Helen Broderick. An amateur sleuth probes the murder of a society widow. (1 hr., 30 mins.) (149) 2 "Abilene Town" Randolph Scott. Cattlemen and homesteaders clash in a Kansas town. (2 hrs
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THEATER REVIEW; Tapping Toward Love In Celebrated Slippers
NYTimes - about 13 years
There was a time -- long, long ago, my children -- when Hollywood was the place where good musicals went to veg out. A racy, vivacious Broadway show like ''Pal Joey'' or ''Kiss Me, Kate'' would rush to California for a glamorous big-screen makeover and wind up with a lobotomy. Sure, there were exceptions. But more often than not, what finally
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MOVIES THIS WEEK
NYTimes - almost 18 years
THIS week's film run the gamut from a deluxe murder mystery and a top vehicle for Hollywood's favorite dance team to a comedy gem and a tale of young summer love. Sidney Lumet's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (1974) has some foolproof componenets, starting with a marvelous plot by Agatha Christie, and a stunning international cast, including Lauren
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THEATER; A Lost Theatrical Form Returns With a Smile
NYTimes - over 18 years
THE setting is Washington in March 1933: the economy is deep into the Depression, the stock market is a wasteland, bread lines are long and banks are closing. The nation totters. Herbert and Lou Hoover, the 31st President of the United States and his wife, are rattling around the White House on the eve of the day they must vacate the premises for
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AN APPRECIATION; ASTAIRE PERSONA: URBANITY AND GRACE
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: In much the same way that Evelyn Waugh's great comic novels blend together to form a single, brilliantly funny work, the individual films of Fred Astaire are not as important as the entire career they ultimately defined. Mr. Astaire never played down to the needs of even the tackiest librettos for his musical-comedy films. In much the same
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HOME VIDEO; NEW CASSETTES: FROM KILTS TO WHITE TIE
NYTimes - over 30 years
Top Hat:Starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Helen Broderick, Eric Blore; directed by Mark Sandrich, 1935 RKO Home Video 97 minutes. $29.95. This elegant, extinct-formula musical belongs in a time capsule, a cassette player included. A peak in the Astaire-Rogers vehicles, it blends a wispy, mistaken-identity plot with
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HOME VIDEO; NEW CASSETTES: KIPLING, KERN AND MONTEVERDI
NYTimes - over 31 years
Swing Time Starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick; music by Jerome Kern; directed by George Stevens, 1936 RKO Homevideo 103 minutes. $34.95 Fred Astaire takes dancing lessons in this one. The notion is no harder to accept than the fact that he and Miss Rogers burst into song when least expected and that they always find
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Helen Broderick
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1959
    Age 67
    Died on September 25, 1959.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1907
    Age 15
    She began on Broadway as a chorus girl in the Follies of 1907, the first of Florenz Ziegfeld's annual revues.
    More Details Hide Details By the late 1920s, she was playing leads and featured roles, most notably in Fifty Million Frenchmen. In the early 1930s, she starred in the revues The Band Wagon and As Thousands Cheer. Her film roles included her stage success made into a film: Fifty Million Frenchmen, the Astaire-Rogers movies Top Hat and Swing Time. She did leading roles in a few B movies, such as Murder on a Bridle Path. The wife of actor Lester Crawford, she was the mother of Academy Award-winning actor Broderick Crawford.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1891
    Born
    Born on August 11, 1891.
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