Go to Bing homepage

American Actor

Lynne Overman

  • Sep 19, 1887 - Feb 19, 1943 (age 55)
  • 6' 0" (1.82 m)
Search the latest about Lynne Overman on Bing
1943
The Desert Song
MovieDec 17, 1943

The Desert Song

Paul Hudson, leads a group of desert bandits against some …
Paul Hudson, leads a group of desert bandits against some Nazis, who want to use them as cheap labor for their railroad.
  • IMDb
Dixie
en.wikipedia.org
MovieJun 23, 1943

Dixie

A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to …
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most...
  • IMDb
Lynne Overman
PersonalFebruary 1943

Lynne Overman

Lynne Overman passed away.
1942
Star Spangled Rhythm
www.imdb.com
MovieDec 2, 1942

Star Spangled Rhythm

A Paramount Studios security guard who was a major actor …
A Paramount Studios security guard who was a major actor during the silent film era must carry out the illusion that he is still a big deal when his sailor son comes to visit.
  • IMDb
Silver Queen
MovieNov 13, 1942

Silver Queen

Silver Queen is a 1942 American Western film directed by …
Silver Queen is a 1942 American Western film directed by Lloyd Bacon and starring George Brent and Priscilla Lane. The film was nominated for two Academy Awards; one for Best Score and one for Best Art Direction (Ralph Berger, Emile Kuri).
  • Wikipedia
The Forest Rangers
MovieOct 21, 1942

The Forest Rangers

Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend …
Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend Tana 'Butch' Mason, and finds evidence of arson. He suspects Twig Dawson but can't prove it. Butch loves Don but he, poor fool, won't notice her as a woman; instead he meets socialite Celia in town and elopes with her. The action plot (Don's pursuit of the fire starter) parallels Tana's comic efforts to scare tenderfoot Celia back to the city.
  • IMDb
Reap the Wild Wind
en.wikipedia.org
MovieMar 18, 1942

Reap the Wild Wind

Along the Florida Keys, Loxi Claiborne runs a ship …
Along the Florida Keys, Loxi Claiborne runs a ship salvage business, rivalled only by the unscrupulous King Cutler. Loxi rescues and falls in love with Jack Stuart, who comes to believe that his rival for Loxi, Stephen Tolliver, has sabotaged his chance at a new ship. Mistaken but vengeful, Stuart joins forces with Cutler with tragic results.
  • IMDb
Roxie Hart
MovieFeb 20, 1942

Roxie Hart

Roxie Hart signs a murder confession in order to attract …
Roxie Hart signs a murder confession in order to attract publicity for her dancing career as dames don't swing in Cook County. Will everything go as planned?
  • IMDb
1941
New York Town
MovieOct 31, 1941

New York Town

Victor Ballard is a poor but happy-go-lucky New York sidewalk …
Victor Ballard is a poor but happy-go-lucky New York sidewalk photographer who shares a studio apartment with a painter from Poland, Stefan Janowski. When Victor shoots a photo of Alexandra Curtis, he realizes she is desperate and in need of a friend who can guide her through the ways and means of surviving in Manhattan with no money.
  • IMDb
Aloma of the South Seas
MovieAug 27, 1941

Aloma of the South Seas

A young South Seas native …
A young South Seas native boy is sent to the U.S. for his education, but he returns to his island after his father dies to try to stop a revolution.
  • IMDb
Caught in the Draft
MovieJun 25, 1941

Caught in the Draft

Don Bolton is a movie star who can't stand loud noises. To …
Don Bolton is a movie star who can't stand loud noises. To evade the draft, he decides to get married...but falls for a colonel's daughter. By mistake, he and his two cronies enlist. In basic training, Don hopes to make a good impression on the fair Antoinette and her father, but his military career is largely slapstick. Will he ever get his corporal's stripes?
  • IMDb
The Hard-Boiled Canary
en.wikipedia.org
MovieJun 4, 1941

The Hard-Boiled Canary

A young girl fresh out of …
A young girl fresh out of reform school who is singing in a burlesque show is offered a scholarship to a famous music camp by the camp's owner. She must overcome the suspicions of the other students in order to prove herself.
  • IMDb
1940
North West Mounted Police
www.imdb.com
MovieOct 21, 1940

North West Mounted Police

The Northwest Rebellion …
The Northwest Rebellion took place in western Canada. In 1885, three mismatched frontiersmen (teacher Riel, whiskey trader Corbeau, and trapper Duroc) foment rebellion in western Canada; only the local Mounties stand in their way. Constable Ronnie Logan loves Corbeau's savage daughter Louvette; his pal Jim Brett loves April, the district nurse, but finds a rival in visitor Dusty Rivers, a Texas Ranger who wants Corbeau for murder. Treachery, battle, and tense situations follow in rapid order, with more lighthearted intervals.
  • IMDb
Safari
www.imdb.com
MovieJun 14, 1940

Safari

Millionaire Baron de Courland and his fiancée Linda Stewart …
Millionaire Baron de Courland and his fiancée Linda Stewart employ Jim Logan as a guide for their hunting trip in the jungle. Linda finds unplanned adventure in her sudden love for Jim, ...
  • IMDb
Edison, the Man
MovieMay 10, 1940

Edison, the Man

Hoored at a banquet for his sixty year career as an inventor, …
Hoored at a banquet for his sixty year career as an inventor, scientist, and businessman, 89 year old Thomas Alva Edison reflects back on his long career, which includes such achievements as the stock market ticker, the phonograph, the light bulb, and the motion picture.
  • IMDb
Typhoon
www.imdb.com
MovieApr 25, 1940

Typhoon

Two men searching for black pearls are marooned on an island …
Two men searching for black pearls are marooned on an island when their crew mutinies. There they run into a beautiful girl who had been washed up on the island in her childhood. They must fight angry natives and a typhoon in order to survive.
  • IMDb
1939
Death of a Champion
www.imdb.com
MovieAug 24, 1939

Death of a Champion

Oliver Quade is a pitchman who follows state fairs that feature …
Oliver Quade is a pitchman who follows state fairs that feature dog shows---which limits his territory more than a little---at which he sells encyclopedias...and does it well as he ...
  • IMDb
Persons in Hiding
www.imdb.com
MovieFeb 10, 1939

Persons in Hiding

Persons in Hiding is a 1939 American crime film directed …
Persons in Hiding is a 1939 American crime film directed by Louis King and written by William R. Lipman and Horace McCoy. The film stars Lynne Overman, Patricia Morison, J. Carrol Naish, William "Bill" Henry, Helen Twelvetrees and William Frawley. The film was released on February 10, 1939, by Paramount Pictures.
  • Wikipedia
1938
Ride a Crooked Mile
www.imdb.com
MovieDec 9, 1938

Ride a Crooked Mile

Ride a Crooked Mile is a 1938 American Western film …
Ride a Crooked Mile is a 1938 American Western film directed by Alfred E. Green and written by Jack Moffitt and Ferdinand Reyher. The film stars Akim Tamiroff, Leif Erickson, Frances Farmer...
  • IMDb
Sons of the Legion
MovieSep 18, 1938

Sons of the Legion

Sons of The Legion is a 1938 film directed by James P. Hogan. …
Sons of The Legion is a 1938 film directed by James P. Hogan. Its plot concerns a group of young men looking to start a squadron in their Legion Post. However, because the boy's father wrongfully received a dishonorable discharge after World War I, his father cannot join the Legion and in turn his son cannot join the squadron.
  • Wikipedia
Spawn of the North
MovieAug 26, 1938

Spawn of the North

Two Alaskan salmon fishermen, Tyler Dawson (skipper of the …
Two Alaskan salmon fishermen, Tyler Dawson (skipper of the "Who Cares") and Jim Kimmerlee of the "Old Reliable," are lifelong pals. Their romantic rivalry over young Dian ends amicably. But a more serious rift, with violent consequences, arises when Tyler befriends Russian fish pirates while Jim finds himself aligned with local vigilantes. Notable glacier scenery.
  • IMDb
Men with Wings
www.imdb.com
MovieJul 16, 1938

Men with Wings

Plot #1 is the love triangle between two guys and one girl as they …
Plot #1 is the love triangle between two guys and one girl as they grow into adults and affiliate themselves in the new aircraft industry. Plot #2 is aircraft evolution from the days of Wilbur and Orville Wright to just prior to WWII.
  • IMDb
Hunted Men
MovieMay 27, 1938

Hunted Men

Hunted Men is a 1938 American drama film directed by Louis …
Hunted Men is a 1938 American drama film directed by Louis King and written by William R. Lipman and Horace McCoy. The film stars Lloyd Nolan, Mary Carlisle, Lynne Overman, J. Carrol Naish, Delmar Watson and Buster Crabbe. The film was released on May 27, 1938, by Paramount Pictures.
  • Wikipedia
Her Jungle Love
www.imdb.com
MovieMar 18, 1938

Her Jungle Love

While searching the South Pacific for a missing aviator, Bob …
While searching the South Pacific for a missing aviator, Bob Mitchell and Jimmy Wallace are caught in a typhoon and crack up on an island, escaping unharmed with the aid of Tura, a ...
  • IMDb
The Big Broadcast of 1938
MovieFeb 11, 1938

The Big Broadcast of 1938

New ocean liner S.S. …
New ocean liner S.S. Gigantic is about to race its rival, the Colossal. Gigantic owner T.F. Bellows sends his brother S.B. on the Colossal, hoping he will cause trouble; delayed by a golf game, S.B. lands on Gigantic instead, and so does his unlucky daughter Martha. Meanwhile, radio emcee Buzz Fielding announces a series of musical acts and tries to juggle fiancée Dorothy and three ex-wives who've come for the ride. Can the Gigantic win against all handicaps? Will true love triumph?
  • IMDb
1937
True Confession
MovieDec 24, 1937

True Confession

The aspirant writer Helen Bartlett and her husband, the lawyer …
The aspirant writer Helen Bartlett and her husband, the lawyer Kenneth "Ken" Bartlett, are facing financial difficulties, since Helen is a mediocre writer and compulsive liar and Ken is an ethical and honest lawyer and can not find clients. Ken does not want that Helen works, but she secretly accepts the job of secretary to work with her father's friend Otto Krayler having a high salary for a few working hours a day. However, she is lured by Krayler that harasses her and she leaves his apartment running from him. Helen summons her best friend Daisy McClure to go with her to retrieve her coat and purse from the apartment. But Krayler is found dead and Helen becomes the prime suspect of the police. Ken believes that his wife killed Krayler to defend her honor in self-defense and he defends her in court. After the trial, Helen is blackmailed by the weird Charles "Charley" Jasper.
  • IMDb
Partners in Crime
www.imdb.com
MovieOct 8, 1937

Partners in Crime

Partners in Crime is a 1937 American crime film directed …
Partners in Crime is a 1937 American crime film directed by Ralph Murphy and written by Gladys Unger and Garnett Weston. The film stars Lynne Overman, Roscoe Karns, Muriel Hutchison, Anthony Quinn, Inez Courtney and Lucien Littlefield. The film was released on October 8, 1937, by Paramount Pictures.
  • Wikipedia
Blonde Trouble
www.imdb.com
MovieAug 6, 1937

Blonde Trouble

Fred Stevens, on his way to New York City with hopes of …
Fred Stevens, on his way to New York City with hopes of succeeding as a songwriter, meets and falls in love with Edna Baker, an employee in a dentist's office. In New York, Fred meets Paul Sears, a broken-down songwriter, his wife Lucille and her gold-digging sister, Eileen Fletcher. They are indifferent to him until they discover he has his life's savings with him. Eileen makes plans to marry Fred and ignores her song-publishing boy friend, Joe Hart. Fred and Paul write a song together and take it to Hart, who sees a way to get Eileen off his hands by giving Fred a large advance. Fred, who is completely swayed by Eileen, parts with Edna. Hart continues the advances but when Fred and Paul go to him asking why the song hasn't been published, Hart tells them it isn't any good and he was using Fred to help rid him of Eileen. Fred now realizes he loves Edna. A popular radio singer sees Fred's song in Hart's office and sings it on the air, and it becomes a hit.
  • IMDb
Wild Money
en.wikipedia.org
MovieJul 9, 1937

Wild Money

Wild Money is a 1937 American comedy film directed by …
Wild Money is a 1937 American comedy film directed by Louis King and written by Paul Gallico, Edward T. Lowe, Jr., Marguerite Roberts and Eddie Welch. The film stars Edward Everett Horton, Louise Campbell, Lynne Overman, Lucien Littlefield, Esther Dale and Porter Hall. The film was released on July 9, 1937, by Paramount Pictures.
  • Wikipedia
Hotel Haywire
www.imdb.com
MovieJun 4, 1937

Hotel Haywire

A couple has an ideal marriage until she finds women's …
A couple has an ideal marriage until she finds women's lingerie in his coat pocket. An astrologer advises her to make her husband unhappy. Meanwhile their daughter plans to elope in the same hotel her father has unknowingly moved into.
  • IMDb
Nobody's Baby
www.imdb.com
MovieApr 23, 1937

Nobody's Baby

After trying to break into show business, two mismatched …
After trying to break into show business, two mismatched girlfriends become nurses. One of their patients is a new mother who has hidden her pregnancy from her husband, the nightclub ...
  • IMDb
Murder Goes to College
MovieFeb 24, 1937

Murder Goes to College

Murder Goes to College is a …
Murder Goes to College is a 1937 American comedy film directed by Charles Reisner and written by Brian Marlow, Eddie Welch and Robert Wyler. The film stars Roscoe Karns, Marsha Hunt, Lynne Overman, Buster Crabbe, Astrid Allwyn and Harvey Stephens. The film was released on February 24, 1937, by Paramount Pictures.
  • Wikipedia
Don't Tell the Wife
www.imdb.com
MovieFeb 18, 1937

Don't Tell the Wife

Arch schemer Major Manning is fresh from prison but eager …
Arch schemer Major Manning is fresh from prison but eager to hatch another "deal". He concocts a plan with his associates to sell stock in a worthless gold mine and skip with the profits. But first they need to establish the proper front. With money they borrow from Steve's wife--who thinks the money is being used to start a legitimate business--they rent a posh office, hire seasoned telemarketers to make the pitch and convince a dim newspaper columnist to lend the organization his prestigious-sounding name. The stocks sell like hotcakes and things look rosey for the boys. But when the little woman starts asking Steve too many questions; and when the rube fronting the company decides to take his job seriously; and when a customer complains to the authorities, prompting a detective to start nosing around the office--things begins to unravel for the Major.
  • IMDb
1936
The Jungle Princess
www.imdb.com
MovieNov 27, 1936

The Jungle Princess

Christopher Powell is in Malaysia with his fiancée and her …
Christopher Powell is in Malaysia with his fiancée and her father, capturing wild animals. While out hunting, he is attacked by a tiger, and his native guides run away, leaving him for dead...
  • IMDb
Three Married Men
MovieSep 24, 1936

Three Married Men

Three Married Men is a 1936 American comedy film …
Three Married Men is a 1936 American comedy film directed by Edward Buzzell, written by Alan Campbell and Dorothy Parker, and starring Lynne Overman, William Frawley, Roscoe Karns, Mary Brian, George Barbier and Marjorie Gateson. It was released on September 24, 1936, by Paramount Pictures.
  • Wikipedia
Yours for the Asking
www.imdb.com
MovieJul 24, 1936

Yours for the Asking

Casino operator Johnny Lamb hires down-on-her-luck socialite …
Casino operator Johnny Lamb hires down-on-her-luck socialite Lucille Sutton as his casino hostess, in order to help her and to improve casino income. But Lamb's pals fear he may follow ...
  • IMDb
Poppy
www.imdb.com
MovieJun 17, 1936

Poppy

Poppy, daughter of carnival medicine salesman …
Poppy, daughter of carnival medicine salesman Professor McGargle, falls in love with the Mayor's son. Countess Maggie Tubbs DePuizzi is claimant to the Putnam estates, but McGargle and lawyer Wiffen plot to make Poppy claim the fortune. Wiffen and the Countess double-cross the Professor, but kindly Sarah Tucker notices a resemble between Poppy and the deceased Mrs. Putnam. It turns out that McGargle adopted the girl, she is the rightful heir, the purported Countess is only a showgirl, and every one has a happy ending.
  • IMDb
Collegiate
www.imdb.com
MovieJan 22, 1936

Collegiate

Collegiate is a 1936 American musical film directed by …
Collegiate is a 1936 American musical film directed by Ralph Murphy and written by Walter DeLeon, Francis Martin and Alice Duer Miller. The film stars Joe Penner, Jack Oakie, Ned Sparks, Frances Langford, Betty Grable and Lynne Overman. The film was released on January 22, 1936, by Paramount Pictures.
  • Wikipedia
1935
Two for Tonight
MovieAug 31, 1935

Two for Tonight

After a stunt where a plane hits the tree the singing son was …
After a stunt where a plane hits the tree the singing son was sitting in, a hard-luck family of aspiring song writers gets to stay in a producer's house, trying to write a play for his haughty movie star mistress. The gal that flew the plane, and the producer's secretary compete's for the singer's attentions.
  • IMDb
Men Without Names
www.imdb.com
MovieJun 29, 1935

Men Without Names

A story about the U. S. Department of Justice and its agents that …
A story about the U. S. Department of Justice and its agents that begins with a daring mail-truck robbery by a ruthless gang that flees to the western United States after the robbery. When money from the robbery shows up in a small Kansas town, the department sends agent Dick Grant to investigate, posing as a businessman. He is hindered in his assignment by a local newspaper reporter, Helen Sherwood, and when he falls in love with her, he is unable to reveal to her who he really is and why he is there.
  • IMDb
Paris in Spring
www.imdb.com
MovieMay 28, 1935

Paris in Spring

Afraid of marriage, Simone (Mary Ellis) breaks off her long term …
Afraid of marriage, Simone (Mary Ellis) breaks off her long term engagement with her fiancé Paul de Lille (Tullio Carminati). Paul heads to the top of The Eiffel Tower with thoughts of ...
  • IMDb
Rumba
www.imdb.com
MovieFeb 8, 1935

Rumba

A bored society girl sets her sights on a dancer in a Broadway …
A bored society girl sets her sights on a dancer in a Broadway show.
  • IMDb
Enter Madame
MovieJan 4, 1935

Enter Madame

Enter Madame is an American romantic comedy film …
Enter Madame is an American romantic comedy film directed by Elliott Nugent, starring Elissa Landi and Cary Grant, and released by Paramount Pictures. The film is based on a three-act play of the same name that ran from August 16, 1920 to April 1922 at the Garrick Theatre in New York City for a total of 350 performances. The stage version was directed by Brock Pemberton. The 1935 movie was a remake of a 1922 silent film starring Clara Kimball Young and Louise Dresser.
  • IMDb
1934
Broadway Bill
MovieOct 31, 1934

Broadway Bill

Magnate J.C. Higgins has 4 daughters. Three have …
Magnate J.C. Higgins has 4 daughters. Three have presented him with sons-in-law to run his various enterprises...but son-in-law Dan Brooks would rather race horses, and youngest daughter 'Princess' Higgins is much fonder of him than his wife is. First Dan, and later Princess, run away from Higginsville, bent on running Dan's only asset, the horse Broadway Bill, in the Imperial Derby. Can they succeed before the creditors (and/or the gamblers) catch up with them? Will Dan ever realize that Princess loves him?
  • IMDb
You Belong to Me
www.imdb.com
MovieSep 8, 1934

You Belong to Me

You Belong to Me is a 1934 American drama film directed …
You Belong to Me is a 1934 American drama film directed by Alfred L. Werker and written by Elizabeth Alexander, Walter DeLeon, Grover Jones and William Slavens McNutt. The film stars Lee Tracy, Helen Mack, Helen Morgan, David Holt, Arthur Pierson, Lynne Overman and Dean Jagger. The film was released on September 14, 1934, by Paramount Pictures.
  • Wikipedia
The Great Flirtation
www.imdb.com
MovieJun 15, 1934

The Great Flirtation

The Great Flirtation is a 1934 American pre-Code drama …
The Great Flirtation is a 1934 American pre-Code drama film directed by Ralph Murphy and written by Humphrey Pearson and Gregory Ratoff. The film stars Elissa Landi, Adolphe Menjou, David Manners, Lynne Overman and Raymond Walburn. The film was released on June 15, 1934, by Paramount Pictures.
  • Wikipedia
Little Miss Marker
MovieJun 1, 1934

Little Miss Marker

Little Martha Jane, aka Little Miss Marker (Temple) is left with …
Little Martha Jane, aka Little Miss Marker (Temple) is left with the bookmaker Sorrowful Jones by her dad as part of a bet on a horserace. Sorrowful (Menjou) and his group of fellow bookies...
  • IMDb
Midnight
MovieMar 7, 1934

Midnight

The foreman of a jury asks questions that send a woman …
The foreman of a jury asks questions that send a woman to the electric chair for a murder committed in the heat of passion. On the night of the execution, his actions come back to haunt him.
  • IMDb
1930
Five Minutes from the Station
MovieOct 1, 1930

Five Minutes from the Station

When Bert Adams brings his …
When Bert Adams brings his boss, Mr. Mason, home for dinner, he and his wife Carrie hope Mason will take the opportunity to announce that Bert will be promoted to fill a new vacancy in the ...
  • IMDb
1887
Lynne Overman
BirthSeptember 1887

Lynne Overman

Lynne Overman was born.
Back to top
  • Data from
  • Wikipedia
  • IMDb
  • Whosdatedwho
  • Freebase
  • Select images from
  • TiVo
Wikipedia text under CC-BY-SA license