Played the role of Karen Wright in the original 1934 Broadway
production of "The Children's Hour".
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First acting experience, while studying at Sweetbriar College. Later with the University Players at Cape Cod (they included James Stewart
and Henry Fonda
). First on Broadway in "Carrie Nation" (1932). Her greatest theatrical triumph was as one of the two head mistresses in Lillian Hellman
's original production of "The Children's Hour" (1934-1936). Emery retired from acting in the early 1950's.