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Elsa Maxwell (1881–1963)

Elsa Maxwell was born on May 24, 1881 in Keokuk, Iowa, USA. She was an actress, known for Public Deb No. 1 (1940), The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957) and The Cavalcade of Academy Awards from 1928-1939 (1940). She died on November 1, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »
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Public Deb No. 1
The Jack Paar Tonight Show
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 1953 Main Street to Broadway
Elsa Maxwell - First Nighter (uncredited)
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue
Elsa Maxwell (uncredited)
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
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 1941 Throwing a Party (Short)
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 1941 The Lady and the Lug (Short)
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 1939 Hotel for Women
Mrs. Tilford
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Stage: Appeared (as "Lottie Moore") in "De Luxe" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Louis Bromfield and John Gearon. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed / produced by Chester Erskine. Booth Theatre: 5 Mar 1935-Mar 1935 (closing date unknown/15 performances). Cast: Ann Andrews, Alan Bunce, "Peppy" D'Albrew, Pierre De Ramey, Melvyn ... See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

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Giving parties is a trivial avocation, but it pays the dues for my union card in humanity. See more »


Credited with introducing Rita Hayworth to Prince Aly Khan in the summer of 1948. See more »

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