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Polly of the Circus (1932)

Polly (Marion Davies) is an aerialist in the circus, the starring act of the show. When her circus heads to a new town, she finds that the posters advertising her act have been covered up due to her bare-legged costume. 386 more words


The Backstage Blogathon: SHOW PEOPLE (1928)

This post is part of The Backstage Blogathon hosted by Fritzi of Movies Silently and Janet of Sister Celluloid.  Be sure to check out all the other posts… 1,040 more words


Going Hollywood (1933)

Sylvia Bruce (Marion Davies) is not your average schoolteacher. A French instructor at the all-girls Briarcroft School where she was once a student, Sylvia dreams of leaving her job and finding a more exciting life, full of romance. 455 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Dorothy Arzner, director (1897-1979)

Josephine Hull, actress (1877-1957)
Marion Davies, actress, producer & screenwriter (1897-1961)
Pola Negri, actress (1897-1987)
John Loder, actor (1898-1988)
Zasu Pitts, actress (1894-1963) 53 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Born On This Day: Marion Davies 1897-1961

Marion Cecilia Douras was born in Brooklyn on January 3, 1897, the youngest daughter of Judge Bernard Douras. She left school to model for commercial illustrators, and made her Broadway debut as ‘Marion Davies’ in… 1,452 more words


Show People (1928)

Wow. Wow. Wow. Wonderful. Being humbled can be a wonderful and exciting experience. I’m watching films to find out about them as well as for entertainment.  422 more words


The Sunday Intertitle: Tillie Eulenspiegel

Then Marion Davies is not the girl for you, sir.

TILLIE THE TOILERS is based on a newspaper strip cartoon, but it’s a Marion Davies production and apart from going brunette to match the drawn character she’s up to her usual light comedy tricks. 243 more words