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Boots Mallory (1913–1958)

Patricia Boots Mallory was raised in Mobile, Alabama. She was discovered by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., where she got her start in show biz. A tall, thin, natural blond teenager, she caught his keen eye. Her career began in the era of early talkies after the silent movie era. When Boots' younger sister, Viola "Bodie" (Mallory) Avinger, gave birth to ... See full bio »

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Carnival Lady
Carnival Lady Penny Lee
The Big Race
The Big Race Patricia
Here's Flash Casey
Here's Flash Casey Kay Lanning
Handle with Care
Handle with Care Helen Barlow


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 1938 Swiss Miss
Dancer (uncredited)
 1938 Here's Flash Casey
Kay Lanning
 1935 Powdersmoke Range
Carolyn Sibley (as 'Boots' Mallory)
 1934 Sing Sing Nights
Ellen Croft
 1933 Carnival Lady
Penny Lee
 1933 The Wolf Dog
Irene Courtney - aka Irene Blane
 1933 Hello, Sister!
 1933 Humanity
Nancy Moore
 1932 Handle with Care
Helen Barlow
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 1932 Handle with Care (performer: "Throw a Little Salt on the Bluebird's Tail")
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 1933 Hollywood on Parade No. A-9 (Short)

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'Boots' Mallory


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Step-grandmother of Timothy M. Bourne. See more »

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