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Marilyn Miller (I) (1898–1936)


"Look for the Silver Lining" became the appropriate signature song for one of Broadways's most popular musical stage stars of the 1920s, Marilyn Miller, for she embodied a vibrant, child-like optimism in her very best "happily ever after" showcases. Such happiness, however, did not extend into her personal life. She was born Mary Ellen Reynolds in ... See full bio »

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Known For

Her Majesty, Love
Her Majesty, Love Lia Toerrek
(1931)
Sally
Sally Sally
(1929)
Sunny
Sunny Sunny
(1930)

Filmography

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 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (Video documentary) (performer: "Who?", "Unidentified Tune" - uncredited)
 1963 Hollywood and the Stars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Fabulous Musicals (1963) ... (performer: "Who?" - uncredited)
 1931 Her Majesty, Love ("Because of You" (1931), uncredited) / (performer: "You're Baby-Minded Now" (1931), "Though You're Not the First One" (1931) - uncredited)
 1930 Sunny (performer: "The Hunt Dance" (1925), "I Was Alone" (1925), "When We Get Our Divorce" (1925), "Who?" (1925) - uncredited)
 1929 Sally (performer: "Sally" (1920), "Look for the Silver Lining" (1920), "If I'm Dreaming (Don't Wake Me Too Soon)" (1929), "All I Want to Do Do Do Is Dance" (1929), "Wild Rose" (1920) - uncredited)
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 1931 Her Majesty, Love
Lia Toerrek
 1930 Sunny
Sunny
 1929 Sally
Sally
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 1925 Screen Snapshots, Series 6, No. 2 (Documentary short)
Herself
 1924 Behind the Scenes (Documentary short)
Herself
 1922 Screen Snapshots, Series 3, No. 10 (Documentary short)
Herself
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 2004 Broadway: The American Musical (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Sally
- Syncopated City: 1919-1933 (2004) ... Sally (as Marilynn Miller)
 1963-1964 Hollywood and the Stars (TV Series)
Lia Toerrek (clip from Her Majesty, Love (1931)) / Herself
- The Wild and Wonderful Thirties (1964) ... Lia Toerrek (clip from Her Majesty, Love (1931)) (uncredited)
- The Fabulous Musicals (1963) ... Herself
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Herself
- The Ziegfeld Touch (1961) ... Herself
 1951 The Naughty Twenties (Documentary short)
Herself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Sally" on Broadway. Musical comedy [return engagement]. Music by Jerome Kern and Victor Herbert. Material by Guy Bolton. Lyrics by Clifford Grey. Lyrics for "Look For the Silver Lining" by Buddy G. DeSylva. Directed by Edward Royce. New Amsterdam Theatre: 17 Sep 1923-6 Oct 1923 (24 performances). Produced by ... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

Both June Haver and Judy Garland have portrayed her on film. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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