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Katharine Cornell (1893–1974)

Katharine Cornell was born on February 16, 1893 in Berlin, Germany. She is known for her work on Producers' Showcase (1954), Stage Door Canteen (1943) and No Time for Comedy (1940). She was married to Guthrie McClintic. She died on June 9, 1974 in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »
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Producers' Showcase
Producers' Showcase Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Stage Door Canteen
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No Time for Comedy
No Time for Comedy Miscellaneous Crew
There Shall Be No Night
There Shall Be No Night Miranda Valkay


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 1957 There Shall Be No Night (TV Movie)
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 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
- The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1956) ... Elizabeth Barrett Browning
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
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 1940 No Time for Comedy (producer: stage play)
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 1954 The Unconquered (Documentary)
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(November 15 to 22, 1943) She acted in Dodie Smith's play, "Lovers and Friends," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Raymond Massey, Henry Daniel, Carol Goodner, Katherine Hynes, and Raymond Massey in the cast. Motley was set and costume designer. She and John C. Wilson were also producers. Guthrie McClintic was ... See more »

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If not for [husband] Guthrie [McClintic], I think I would have continued just drifting. He wanted to be an actor and my career was a sublimation of his desire, because he could pour his talents through me and that was a great advantage to me. I continued in the theater buoyed up mostly by his enthusiasm for it. He was one of those people who fascinated you always. You were never bored; sometimes ... See more »


In the film The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942), a film noted for dropping the names of famous persons of the day, Cornell's name is dropped more than that of any other celebrity. See more »


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