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Rita Carlyle (1869–1949)

Rita Carlyle was born on February 23, 1869 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA as Rita Isabella Duncan. She was an actress, known for The Vampire Bat (1933), Sing While You're Able (1937) and Brothers (1930). She died on August 24, 1949 in Banning, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Vampire Bat Martha Mueller
Sing While You're Able Thelma Manners
Brothers Mag
Waterloo Bridge The Old Woman


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 1941 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1940 Tom Brown's School Days
Maid (uncredited)
 1940 Waterloo Bridge
Flower Woman on Bridge (uncredited)
 1939 We Are Not Alone
Mrs. Deane (uncredited)
 1937 The Prince and the Pauper (uncredited)
 1937 Sing While You're Able
Thelma Manners
 1936 Lloyds of London
Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1936 The House of Secrets
Mrs. Shippam (uncredited)
 1936 The White Angel
Mrs. Mellon (uncredited)
 1936 Till We Meet Again
Flower Woman (uncredited)
 1935 Professional Soldier
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1935 I Found Stella Parish
First Waiting Woman (uncredited)
 1935 The Gilded Lily
Proprietor's Wife (uncredited)
 1934 Limehouse Blues
Wife (uncredited)
 1934/I Menace
English Landlady (uncredited)
 1933 Midnight Club
Nick's landlady (uncredited)
 1933 Looking Forward
Mrs. Kentish (uncredited)
 1933 The Vampire Bat
Martha Mueller (as Rita Carlisle)
 1932 Madame Racketeer
Inquisitive convict (uncredited)
 1931 Waterloo Bridge
The Old Woman (as Rita Carlisle)
 1930 Brothers

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Rita Carlisle

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Rita Carlyle played (uncredited) the Old Woman on Bridge in BOTH Waterloo Bridge (1931) & Waterloo Bridge (1940). It was the woman who dropped her basket of potatoes and cabbage in the earlier version and the flower lady in the later version. See more »

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