Appeared (as "Nora Charles") in a "Lux Radio Theatre" broadcast of "After the Thin Man".
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[Challenging MGM bosses in the 1930s] Why does every black person in the movies have to play a servant? How about a black person walking up the steps of a courthouse carrying a briefcase?
Appeared in staged prologues at Grauman's Egyptian theater in Los Angeles, before getting her first role in films. The prologues, staged by Fanchon
, were live shows put on before the feature had begun. Myrna appeared in prologues for The Ten Commandments
(1923) and The Thief of Bagdad
(1924), among others.
Later in her career, often cast as maternal, heroic characters