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Janet Beecher (1884–1955)

Janet Beecher, daughter of the German vice-consul in Chicago, studied acting at the Art Students League in New York. For almost three decades she made a name for herself as a leading actress in plays on the Broadway stage, beginning with a bit part in 'The Two Orphans' in 1903. Her hits included 'The Lottery Man' (1909-10), 'The Concert' (1910-11),... See full bio »

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 1952 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Kate Walburn
- Garneau '83 (1952) ... Kate Walburn
 1943 Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour
Mrs. Eloise Lowry (uncredited)
 1942 Silver Queen
Mrs. Laura Forsythe
 1942 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
Mrs. Olcott
 1942 A Letter from Bataan (Short)
Mrs. 'Ma' Lewis
 1942 Hi, Neighbor
Hattie Greenfield
 1942 Men of Texas
Mrs.Sam Houston
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind
Mrs. Mottram
 1942 A Tragedy at Midnight
Third Mrs. Charles Miller (uncredited)
 1941 The Parson of Panamint
Mrs. Tweedy
 1941 A Very Young Lady
Miss Steele
 1941 For Beauty's Sake
Miss Merton
 1941 West Point Widow
Mrs. Graves
 1941 Men of Boys Town
Spokeswoman (scenes deleted)
 1941 The Man Who Lost Himself
Mrs. Milford
 1940 The Gay Caballero
Kate Brewster
 1940 All This, and Heaven Too
Miss Haines
 1939 Laugh It Off
Mary Carter
 1939 Career
Mrs. Amy Cruthers
 1939 Man of Conquest
Mrs. Sarah Lea
 1939 I Was a Convict
Mrs. Martha Harrison
 1938 Say It in French
Mrs. Carrington
 1938 Woman Against Woman
Mrs. Holland
 1938 Yellow Jack
Miss Macdade
 1938 Judge Hardy's Children
Miss Budge, Suzanne's Tutor
 1937 Rosalie
Miss Baker
 1937 Beg, Borrow or Steal
Mrs. Agatha Steward
 1937 Give Till It Hurts (Short)
Cathy Gaffney
 1937 My Dear Miss Aldrich
Mrs. Sinclair
 1937 Big City
Sophie Sloane
 1937 Between Two Women
Miss Pringle
 1937 The Thirteenth Chair
Lady Crosby
 1937 Good Old Soak
Matilda Hawley
 1936 The Longest Night
Mrs. Briggs, Carl's Mother
 1936 I'd Give My Life
Governor's wife
 1936 Love Before Breakfast
Mrs. Colby
 1935 The Dark Angel
Mrs. Shannon
 1935 Village Tale
Amy Somerville
 1935 So Red the Rose
Sally Bedford
 1935 Let's Live Tonight
Mrs. Routledge
 1934 The Mighty Barnum
Nancy Barnum
 1934 The President Vanishes
Mrs. Mary Stanley
 1934 The Last Gentleman
Helen Barr, Cabot's daughter
 1933 Gallant Lady
Maria Sherwood
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Stage Play: The Purple Road. Musical/operetta. Book by Fred De Gresac and William Carey Duncan. Music by William Frederick Peters and Heinrich Reinhardt. Lyrics by Fred De Gresac and William Carey Duncan. Based on the original Viennese singspeil 'Napoleon und die Frauen' by Heinrich Reinhardt. Musical Director: Gustave Salzer. Directed by ... See more »

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