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Kathryn Kane (I) (1919–2019)


For a brief moment in the 30s, she was one of Hollywood's fashionable Cinderellas. Sometimes billed as 'Sugar Kane', she epitomised girl-next-door wholesomeness. Taking advantage of that appeal, her studio publicised the blonde, blue-eyed lass as the female answer to MGM's Mickey Rooney. Kathryn grew up on a farm and was struck by the acting bug in... See full bio »

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Known For

(1938)
Love on Toast Polly Marr
(1937)
Swing, Sister, Swing Snookie Saunders
(1938)
(1939)

Filmography

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 1947 That Hagen Girl
College Student (uncredited)
 1939 Quiet, Please (Short)
Marian Starr (as Katherine Kane)
 1939 The Spirit of Culver
June Macy
 1938 Swingtime in the Movies (Short)
Joan Mason (as Katherine Kane)
 1938 Swing, Sister, Swing
Snookie Saunders
 1938 Sunset Murder Case
Penny Nichols (as Sugar Kane)
 1937 Love on Toast
Polly Marr (as Katherine Kane)
 1935 A Great Idea (Short)
Kathryn 'Sugar' Kane - Vocalist (as Sugar Kane)
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 1946 Movieland Magic (Short) (performer: "So You Want to Be in Movies", "Springtime in Vienna", "Jitterbug Jamboree" - uncredited)
 1944 Musical Movieland (Short) (performer: "The Toast of the Texas Frontier" - uncredited)
 1939 Quiet, Please (Short) (performer: "So You Want to Be in Movies", "Springtime in Vienna", "Jitterbug Jamboree" - uncredited)
 1938 Swingtime in the Movies (Short) (performer: "The Toast of the Texas Frontier" - as Katherine Kane, uncredited)
 1938 Swing, Sister, Swing (performer: "Baltimore Bubble")
 1937 Love on Toast (performer: "I Want a New Romance")
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 1942 The White Cliffs of Dover (Short)
Self
 1935 The Magic of Music (Short)
Self - Singer (as Sugar Cane)
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 1947 Hollywood Wonderland (Short)
Actress in Canoe (clip from "Swingtime in the Movies" (1938)) (uncredited)
 1946 Movieland Magic (Short)
 1944 Musical Movieland (Short)
Joan Mason (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in a production of "Mourning Becomes Electra". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sugar Cane | Katherine Kane | Sugar Kane

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Horace Boos, Jr.  (his death)
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Trivia:

Cremated and her ashes returned to her surviving sister. See more »

Trademark:

Sparking Blue Eyes See more »

Nickname:

Sugar Kane See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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