Lili Damita
Actress
Lili Damita
Lili Damita was a French actress who appeared in 33 movies between 1922 and 1937.
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Lili Damita's personal information overview.
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Vietnam, un pedazo de la «infancia feliz» en el infierno - La Nueva España
Google News - over 5 years
La madre de Flynn, la actriz Lili Damita, gastó enormes cantidades de dinero en expediciones para dar con su hijo. Todos ellos formaban parte de aquel grupo de corresponsales que tenían como una especie de himno la canción de los Mothers of Invention,
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VIDEO; Chopin, Schubert And Dietrich (The Latter Nude)
NYTimes - almost 6 years
AFTER ''Blonde Venus'' flopped in 1932, Paramount decided to break up the powerful creative alliance between the director Josef von Sternberg and the actress Marlene Dietrich, whom he had discovered in Germany and brought to Hollywood. While Sternberg, who was Jewish, entertained bizarre fantasies of returning to Germany to work for the
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Chopin, Schubert and Dietrich (the Latter Nude) - New York Times
Google News - almost 6 years
The French actress Lili Damita (who would soon marry Errol Flynn and retire from movies) stars as an unemployed Parisian actress who is hired by a British roué (Roland Young) to impersonate the wife he doesn't have — a ruse that will allow him to
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Brooke Shields' grandfather featured in new book “The Wimbledon finale that ... - TennisGrandstand
Google News - almost 6 years
... Jack Condon, Jimmy Connors, Ashley Cooper, Gary Cooper, Rocky Cooper, Jim Courier, Noel Coward, Jack Crawford, Joan Crawford, Glen Cunningham, Kevin Curren, Lili Damita, Alison Danzig, Mike Davies, Dave Chasen, Raul Barrelet de Ricou, Jack Dempsey,
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Hidden treasure - Irish Times
Google News - almost 6 years
Among the well-known people photographed are some of the world's great beauties, such as the Paget sisters, the Guinness girls, the Mitfords, Diana Cooper, and actors including Rex Harrison, Charlie Chaplin and the beautiful Lili Damita, who later
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AUCTIONS; In an Uneven Night, a Lesson for Art Investors
NYTimes - about 6 years
LONDON -- Christie's gave a rare demonstration of the dangers inherent in art investment on Wednesday as Jussi Pylkkanen conducted its evening session of Impressionist and Modern art. Seen from the auction house's perspective, the session, which went reasonably well, was profitable. The 67 lots that found takers added up to nearly £84.9 million or
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Books in Brief: Nonfiction
NYTimes - over 14 years
INHERITED RISK Errol and Sean Flynn in Hollywood and Vietnam. By Jeffrey Meyers. Simon & Schuster, $26. Having Errol Flynn for a father was a hard act to follow, but Sean Flynn did try to match those wicked, wicked ways. And he died trying in 1970, when he was 20, after being captured by the Vietcong on what many called a suicide mission, and
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MOVIES: CRITICS' CHOICE
NYTimes - over 17 years
Mia Farrow plays Hannah, a successful and very maternal New York actress with a fabulous apartment in HANNAH AND HER SISTERS (1986) -- that rarity, a Woody Allen movie that ends on a warm, sincere note about the possibility of lasting love and happiness. Dianne Wiest (who received the best supporting actress Oscar for this) and Barbara Hershey are
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Lili Damita, Actress From France Who Starred in Hollywood, Dies
NYTimes - about 23 years
Lili Damita, a French-born actress who became one of Hollywood's most glamorous celebrities in the early years of talking pictures, died on Monday in Good Samaritan Medical Center in Palm Beach, Fla. She was thought to be about 90, and she lived in Palm Beach. She had Alzheimer's disease, The Associated Press reported. Miss Damita was born in
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ERROL FLYNN'S STORY, FROM HIS OWN BOOK
NYTimes - about 32 years
Hollywood's quintessential swashbuckler - may have been many things, but it almost certainly had to be more exciting than the faintly rakish genteel existence that is portrayed in ''My Wicked, Wicked Ways . . . The Legend of Errol Flynn.'' The three-hour dramatization of the star's autobiography, which is being broadcast tonight at 8 on CBS, begins
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ERROL FLYNN TV DOCUDRAMA RAISES COMPLAINTS
NYTimes - about 32 years
When Doris Keating was signed to produce ''My Wicked, Wicked Ways,'' a biography of Errol Flynn that will be shown Monday on CBS-TV, it was something more than a routine assignment. Miss Keating's father, Barry Mahon, was Flynn's business manager, and her family lived next door to the actor in Rome and in Tangier during his last years. ''He was
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Lili Damita
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1994
    Age 89
    Lili Damita died of Alzheimer's disease on March 21, 1994, in Palm Beach, Florida, aged 89.
    More Details Hide Details She was interred in the Oakland Cemetery in Fort Dodge, Iowa, her second husband's hometown.
  • 1984
    Age 79
    Although Damita spent an enormous amount of money searching for her son, he was never found, and in 1984 he was declared legally dead.
    More Details Hide Details DNA testing was conducted on remains found in Cambodia and turned over to the U.S. embassy in March 2010. However, the results, released June 30, 2010 by JPAC, showed the remains were not those of Sean Flynn.
  • 1970
    Age 65
    During the Cambodian Civil War (Khmer Rouge Reign), her son Sean Flynn was working as a freelance photo journalist under contract to Time magazine when he and fellow journalist Dana Stone went missing on the road south of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on April 6, 1970.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1942
    Age 37
    The couple divorced in 1942. (Barbara Hershey portrayed her in the TV film My Wicked, Wicked Ways 1985 based on Errol Flynn's autobiography.)
    More Details Hide Details While living in Palm Beach, Florida, Damita married Allen Loomis, a retired Fort Dodge, Iowa dairy owner, and spent part of each year living there.
  • 1935
    Age 30
    In 1935, she married a virtual unknown who would become Hollywood's biggest box office attraction, Errol Flynn, with whom she had a son, Sean Flynn (born 1941).
    More Details Hide Details Following the marriage, she retired from the screen.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1928
    Age 23
    In 1928, at the invitation of Samuel Goldwyn she went to Hollywood, making her American debut in a film titled The Rescue.
    More Details Hide Details Leased out to various studios, she appeared with stars such as Gary Cooper, Maurice Chevalier, Laurence Olivier, Cary Grant, and James Cagney. Her films included the box office successes The Cock-Eyed World (1929), the semi-silent The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1929), and This Is the Night (1932).
  • TEENAGE
  • 1921
    Age 16
    Offered a role in film as a prize for winning a magazine beauty competition in 1921, she appeared in several silent films before being offered her first leading role in Das Spielzeug von Paris (1925) by Hungarian-born director Michael Curtiz.
    More Details Hide Details She was an instant success, and Curtiz directed her in two more films: Fiaker Nr 13 (1926) and Der Goldene Schmetterling (1926). Damita continued appearing in German productions directed by Robert Wiene (Die Grosse Abenteuerin; 1927), G.W. Pabst (Man Spielt nicht mit der Liebe; 1926), and British director Graham Cutts (The Queen Was in the Parlour; 1927).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1904
    Born
    Born on July 10, 1904.
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