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Ann Pennington (I) (1893–1971)


Ann Pennington was born in Wilmington, Delaware. Her family, who were Quakers, moved to Camden, New Jersey when she was a child. She took dancing lessons from ballerina Catherine Littlefield. At the age of seventeen she made her Broadway debut in the musical. She joined the Ziegfeld Follies in 1913. With her long, red hair and great legs she ... See full bio »

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Pretty Ladies Ann Pennington
(1925)
Night Parade Ann Pennington
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 1942 China Girl
Entertainer
 1941 Unholy Partners
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1940 Texas Terrors
Dancer
 1930 Hello, Baby (Short)
Ann
 1929 Tanned Legs
Tootie
 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
Dancer
 1925 Pretty Ladies
Ann Pennington
 1925 The Mad Dancer
Mimi
 1925 A Kiss in the Dark
Specialty Dancer
 1924 Manhandled
Ann Pennington
 1918 Sunshine Nan
Nance Molloy
 1917 The Antics of Ann
Ann Wharton
 1917 The Little Boy Scout
Justina Howland
 1916 The Rainbow Princess
Hope
 1916 Susie Snowflake
Susie
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Other Works:

Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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11 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

4' 11½" (1.51 m)
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She was publicised by her press agent as having "the prettiest dimpled knees in the world". See more »

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