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Dorothy Dare (I) (1911–1981)

Dorothy Dare was an actress and singer. She appeared in quite a few 20-minute Vitaphone shorts and full feature films with bigger stars such as Dick Powell and Irene Dunne. Most of her films are shown periodically on Turner Classic Movies. Some have said Dorothy didn't get a chance in Hollywood. Also, many even claimed the shorts Dorothy appeared ... See full bio »

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Gold Diggers of 1935
Gold Diggers of 1935 Arline Davis
Springtime in Holland
Syncopated City
Syncopated City Hal's Assistant / The New Mayor
High Hat
High Hat Elanda Lee


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 1942 The Yanks Are Coming
 1937 Cut Out for Love (Short)
 1937 Clothes and the Woman
Carol Dixon
 1937 Rose of Tralee
Jean Hale
 1937 High Hat
Elanda Lee
 1935 Romance of the West (Short)
 1935 Front Page Woman
Mae LaRue
 1935 Springtime in Holland (Short)
 1935 Gold Diggers of 1935
Arline Davis
 1935 Maybe It's Love
 1934 Sweet Adeline
 1934 The St. Louis Kid
Gracie Smith
 1934 Happiness Ahead
 1934 Syncopated City (Short)
Hal's Assistant / The New Mayor
 1934 The Winnah! (Short)
 1934 Private Lessons (Short)
Babs Henderson
 1934 Very Close Veins (Short)
 1933 Nearly Naked
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The October 1981 death certificate of Dorothy Dare confirms that she was the former Warner Bros. actress of the 1930s; in later years, another actress, living in the New York City area, claimed to be Dorothy Dare, but recent investigation has proven her claims to be untrue.

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