Wendy Barrie
American actor
Wendy Barrie
Wendy Barrie was a British actress who worked in British and American films.
Biography
Wendy Barrie's personal information overview.
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The Private Lives of Henry VIII (1933) - Gayworld.be
Google News - over 5 years
Dit historische verhaal van Lajos Biro vangt aan op de dag waarop zijn tweede vrouw, Anne Boleyn (Merle Oberon) wordt onthoofd en de koning trouwt met Jane Seymour (Wendy Barrie). Zij sterft echter al een jaar later in het kraambed
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DVD Extra: Rediscovering RKO -- Grant, Lombard, Astaire, The Saint - New York Post (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Three of them feature Wendy Barrie -- longtime former face of Manhattan's Ritz Thrift Shop -- and four offer Jonathan Hale (a prolific character actor who was playing Mr. Dithers in the "Blondie'' B series at Columbia at the same time) as a
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Melton's High St goes back in time - Leader News
Google News - over 5 years
The photos were compiled by Edna and Wendy Barrie who documented the changes occurring to High St during the satellite city era of Melton. Adding to the heritage festivities was Ron Crooks from Bristol Decorate, who had the 1963 ABC film Melton Story
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Time to go potty for plants - Edinburgh Evening News
Google News - over 5 years
Not only will the Scottish Women's Rural Institute be on hand to offer top tips on cake baking, but good food expert Wendy Barrie will be demonstrating her skills in the kitchen. She will be serving up a host of dishes, including salade niçoise,
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Scottish Food on the Menu at Royal Highland Cookery Theatre - EdinburghGuide.com
Google News - almost 6 years
The theme of the food and drink industry showcase, which is under the supervision of writer-broadcaster Wendy Barrie, is “A Celebration of Scotland”. One of the highlights will be a Friday slot for Lady Claire Macdonald of the Michelin-starred Kinloch
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Foodie events a star attraction at Royal Highland Show - John O'Groat Journal
Google News - almost 6 years
With the theme "A Celebration of Scotland" and under the supervision of Wendy Barrie, writer, broadcaster, demonstrator and director of the award-winning Scottish Food Guide, the theatre will stage nine demonstration sessions daily over the four days
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ARTS NEW JERSEY; So Much Hardship To Convey
NYTimes - over 7 years
It's not just that John Steinbeck's 1939 novel is a Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece. Or that John Ford's 1940 film, with Henry Fonda as Tom Joad and Jane Darwell as Ma Joad, is a multi-award-winning classic. Frank Galati's adaptation of ''The Grapes of Wrath,'' which opened on Broadway in 1990, has been hailed as a triumph in its own right. It
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Loosing Google's Lock on the Past
NYTimes - over 11 years
IN the winter of 1996, back when I was a brunette who wore sensible shoes, a photographer snapped my picture during a rehearsal for a college musical. The production mattered; eating and sleeping did not. The resulting portrait showed a pasty, gaunt girl being swallowed by a XXX-large T-shirt. The only thing more unfortunate than the photo is that
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THEATER REVIEW; A Family of Seekers, Trapped in Their Lives
NYTimes - over 13 years
AYAWNING fire escape beckons stage right in Brian Ruggaber's evocative setting for ''The Glass Menagerie,'' at the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey. Slinking its way up the back alley of the Wingfield family's modest St. Louis apartment, it serves as a visual metaphor for the lure of flight that mocks the quartet of frustrated seekers at the
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THEATER REVIEW; Laying a Firm Foundation for His Own Destruction
NYTimes - almost 15 years
When Halvard Solness drops from the pinnacle of his new house at the end of the Century Center's production of ''The Master Builder,'' he leaves behind an emotional void deeper than the quarry pit he dies in. This indifference is not an unusual effect in performances of this late Ibsen work, and it is never solely attributable to the director and
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MOVIES THIS WEEK
NYTimes - almost 19 years
Two Hollywood milestones -- a shattering antiwar tale and an early all-star drama -- are at the top of this week's film list, which also includes a nifty thriller and a stylish adventure. Adapted from Erich Maria Remarque's novel, Lewis Milestone's ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (1930), a study of an idealistic young German army recruit (Lew Ayres)
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Review/Theater; When Radio Was New In a Country of Innocents
NYTimes - about 26 years
"The Voice of the Prairie" (at Chelsea Stage) is both an affectionate hymn to the early days of radio and a requiem for a country's loss of innocence. The time of John Olive's play is the 1920's before there were networks and federal regulating agencies. Barnstorming broadcasters were like traveling pilots or baseball players. They crisscrossed the
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HOME VIDEO/NEW RELEASES: NEW VIDEO RELEASES
NYTimes - over 27 years
LEAD: Patty Hearst 1988. Media Home Entertainment. 1 hour, 48 minutes. $89.95. Laser disk (Image Entertainment), $39.95. Closed captioned. R. Though made on a comparatively modest budget, this is a beautifully produced movie, seen entirely from Patty Hearst's limited point of view - stylized at times, utterly direct and both shocking and grimly
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THEATER; WILLIAMS'S 'STREETCAR' AT FESTIVAL IN MADISON
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: BLANCHE DuBOIS is one of the most extraordinary creations of a playwright's art, and it is gratifying to report that Ellen Barry is offering an enlightening, lucid view of this most cherishable role. BLANCHE DuBOIS is one of the most extraordinary creations of a playwright's art, and it is gratifying to report that Ellen Barry is offering an
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STAGE: DANNER, WEAVER AND WALKEN IN 'STREETCAR'
NYTimes - over 30 years
When Blythe Danner's Blanche DuBois steps off the streetcar named Desire, she is teetering on her high heels like a child dressed up in her mother's clothes. With that character detail, the actress captures what Tennessee Williams described as Blanche's ''uncertain manner.'' While never entirely forsaking that childlike image, Miss Danner gradually
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GOING OUT GUIDE
NYTimes - about 31 years
ONLY THE BRITISH The British have a history of making movies that make audiences laugh. This weekend, a series of more than 50 British film comedies and musicals, from the late 1920's to the 1980's, starts at the Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53d Street. ''Goodnight, Vienna'' (1932), at 2 P.M. today, was the first of many in the 30-year screen
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CRITICS' CHOICES; Cable TV
NYTimes - almost 33 years
A good under-exposed suspense melodrama has returned to cable this week, rather surprisingly slotted for prime time. In ''Black Sunday'' (1977), with Robert Shaw, Bruce Dern and Marthe Keller, terrorists prowl a Super Bowl game attended by the President. John Frankenheimer has piloted a well-knit and fierce, slam-bang thriller. Don't expect
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Wendy Barrie
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1978
    Age 65
    Died on February 2, 1978.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1956
    Age 43
    In 1956, she had a disc jockey program, the Wendy Barrie Show, on WMGM in New York City.
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  • 1954
    Age 41
    She made her final motion picture in 1954.
    More Details Hide Details Barry was a member of the cast of The Jack Haley Show on NBC (1937-1938) and CBS (1938-1939). She was an assistant on the Star for a Night program on the Blue Network (1943-1944), and she was one of the quizmasters on Detect and Collect on CBS (1945) and ABC (1945-1946).
  • THIRTIES
  • 1952
    Age 39
    Barrie was hostess of the short-lived Stars in Khaki and Blue, a "prime-time talent show for members of the Armed Forces," which debuted on NBC 13 September 1952, and ended 27 September 1952.
    More Details Hide Details She continued to appear on network television on panel shows and as a guest star in the early 1950s, and also as a spokesperson for commercial products, including a stint as the original Revlon saleswoman on The $64,000 Question during its first months on air. Her pitching of Living Lipstick saw that product being sold out across the country. Barrie continued on local TV in New York City. After appearances in more than 15 films in Britain and more than 30 in Hollywood, Barrie's contribution to the industry was recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at the corner of Hollywood and Vine, 1708 Vine Street. It was dedicated February 8, 1980.
  • 1948
    Age 35
    However, she is best remembered by U.S. audiences as host of one of the first television talk shows. The Wendy Barrie Show debuted in November 1948 on ABC, then ran on DuMont and NBC, ending its run in September 1950. (Another source says the program debuted on DuMont 14 March 1949.
    More Details Hide Details Yet another source says that it debuted 10 November 1948 on NBC.)
    During 1948 and 1949, she hosted a DuMont Television Network comedy for children featuring a cowboy puppet called The Adventures of Oky Doky.
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    From 17 November 1948 to 9 February 1949, Barrie hosted Picture This on NBC.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1942
    Age 29
    Barrie, who became a naturalized American citizen in 1942 and never married, died in Englewood, New Jersey, in 1978, aged 65, following a stroke that had left her debilitated for several years.
    More Details Hide Details She was buried in the Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, New York.
  • 1939
    Age 26
    In 1939 she starred with Richard Greene and Basil Rathbone in the 20th Century Fox version of The Hound of the Baskervilles and with Lucille Ball in RKO's Five Came Back.
    More Details Hide Details During the early 1940s, Barrie made several of The Saint and The Falcon mystery films with George Sanders.
  • 1936
    Age 23
    Loaned to MGM, Barrie starred opposite James Stewart in the 1936 film Speed.
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  • 1934
    Age 21
    In 1934, she appeared in Freedom of the Seas and was contracted by Fox Film Corporation for a film directed by Scott Darling that was made in Britain.
    More Details Hide Details The following year, she moved to the United States and made her first Hollywood film for Fox opposite Spencer Tracy in the romantic comedy It's a Small World, followed by Under Your Spell with Lawrence Tibbett.
  • 1933
    Age 20
    She went on to make a number of motion pictures for London Films under the Korda brothers, Alexander and Zoltan, the best known of which is 1933's The Private Life of Henry VIII, which starred Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Merle Oberon, and Elsa Lanchester.
    More Details Hide Details Barrie portrayed Jane Seymour.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1932
    Age 19
    In 1932, Barrie made her screen debut in the film Threads, which was based upon a play.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1912
    Born
    Born on April 18, 1912.
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