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Ellie May Chipley (Character)
from Show Boat (1951)

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Alternate Names:
Ellie May Shipley / Elly / Elly May Chipley


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  1. Show Boat (1951) Played by Marge Champion (as Ellie May Shipley)

  2. Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) Played by Virginia O'Brien (as Ellie May Shipley)

  3. Show Boat (1936) Played by Queenie Smith (as Elly May Chipley)
    ... aka "Edna Ferber's Show Boat" - USA (complete title)

  4. Show Boat (1929) Played by Elise Bartlett (as Elly)

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From Show Boat (1936)
Parthy: He's a murderer!
Magnolia: Mama!
Parthy: You're letting my daughter marry a murderer!
Cap'n Andy Hawks: Who's the murderer?
Parthy: That Ravenal! He killed a man.
Magnolia: Gay!
Cap'n Andy Hawks: Then why ain't he in jail, or hanged?
The Sheriff: The jury figured the gentleman he killed oughta went anyhow.
Parthy: Andy Hawks, are you going to stand there and let your only child marry a murderer?
Cap'n Andy Hawks: Oh don't be so narrow minded, Mrs. Hawks, I killed a man myself once.
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