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Ann Pennington (I) (1893–1971)

Ann Pennington was born on December 23, 1893 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA as Anna Pennington. She was an actress, known for Pretty Ladies (1925), Night Parade (1929) and Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929). She died on November 4, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Pretty Ladies
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Night Parade
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Gold Diggers of Broadway
Tanned Legs
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Hide Hide Show Show Actress (20 credits)
 1942 China Girl
 1941 Unholy Partners
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1940 Texas Terrors
 1930 Hello, Baby (Short)
 1929 Tanned Legs
 1929 Night Parade
Ann Pennington
 1929 Is Everybody Happy?
Lena Schmitt
 1929 Happy Days
Dancer - 'Snake Hips' Number
 1929 Gold Diggers of Broadway
Ann Collins
 1925 The Golden Strain
Lucy Sulter
 1925 Madame Behave
Gwen Townley
 1925 The Lucky Horseshoe
 1925 Pretty Ladies
Ann Pennington
 1925 The Mad Dancer
 1925 A Kiss in the Dark
Specialty Dancer
 1918 Sunshine Nan
Nance Molloy
 1917 The Antics of Ann
Ann Wharton
 1917 The Little Boy Scout
Justina Howland
 1916 The Rainbow Princess
 1916 Susie Snowflake
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Show Show Self (6 credits)
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Stage Play: Ziegfeld Follies of 1914. Musical extravaganza. Music by Raymond Hubbell. Book by George V. Hobart (also lyrics with Gene Buck). Directed by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. and Leon Errol. New Amsterdam Theatre: 1 Jun 1914- 5 Sep 1914 (112 performances). Cast: Ottie Ardine, Jean Barnette, May Carmen, Stella Chatelaine, Herbert Clifton, ... See more »

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Red-haired, diminutive vaudevillian. Came to Broadway in 1911 as a chorine in a show starring Raymond Hitchcock. Achieved national fame as a dancing sprite in the Ziegfeld Follies. For several years danced in George White's Scandals. Her signature dance was a variation of the 'black bottom', but she was just as adept at tap dancing or doing the Charleston. On screen, usually performed scantily ... See more »


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