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Ruth Selwyn (1905–1954)

She was born Ruth Wilcox, the sister of director Fred McLeod Wilcox, who directed "Lassie, Come Home" (1943) and "Forbidden Planet" (1956), and former showgirl Pansy Wilcox, who was married to Loew's Inc. President Nicholas M. Schenck, one of the pioneers of the film industry. Ruth and her siblings were the children of James Wilcox, a Kentucky ... See full bio »

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 1935 Baby Face Harrington
 1934 Fugitive Lovers
Babe Callahan
 1933 Men Must Fight
 1932 Speak Easily
Pansy Peets
 1932 New Morals for Old
 1932 The Trial of Vivienne Ware
Mercedes Joy
 1932 Polly of the Circus
 1931 Five and Ten
Midge (uncredited)

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Co-produced, with Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert, the musical comedy "Walk With Music," with music by Hoagy Carmichael and lyrics by Johnny Mercer. The production ran at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre from June 4 to July 20, 1940, for a total of 55 performances. See more »

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Sister of director Fred M. Wilcox and Mrs. Nicholas M. Schenck (born Pansy Wilcox). See more »

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