The Old Corral
Eleanor Spencer, aka Jane Edwards
(as Hope Manning)
(1930s) Stage: Appeared in "Serenade", London, England.
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[on Lewis Seiler
, who directed her in The Big Shot
(1942)] . . . Mean and nasty, but Bogie [Humphrey Bogart
] came to my rescue. He told me to completely ignore this man, to play the part the way I wanted to play it and everything would be fine--which it was.
Her first husband, Het Mannheim
, was the Head of Publicity at Republic Studios in 1937 where she filmed her first picture with Gene Autry
. He changed her stage name from Hope Manning to Irene Manning. They later married but their long distance relationship ended soon in divorce.