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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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Her Majesty, Love Lia Toerrek
(1931)
Sally Sally
(1929)
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 documentary) (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)
Self
 1924 Behind the Scenes (Documentary short)
Self
 1922 Screen Snapshots, Series 3, No. 10 (Documentary short)
Self
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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 documentary)
Lia Toerrek (clip from Her Majesty, Love (1931)) / Self
- The Wild and Wonderful Thirties (1964) ... Lia Toerrek (clip from Her Majesty, Love (1931)) (uncredited)
- The Fabulous Musicals (1963) ... Self
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Self
- The Ziegfeld Touch (1961) ... Self
 1951 The Naughty Twenties (Documentary short)
Self
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Princess Rosalie") in "Rosalie" on Broadway. Musical. Music by George Gershwin and Sigmund Romberg. Material by William Anthony McGuire (also director) and Guy Bolton. Lyrics by P.G. Wodehouse and Ira Gershwin. Vocal arrangements by Arthur Johnston. Music orchestrated by Emil Gerstenberger, William Daly, Maurice ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Marilynn Miller
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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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