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Irish–American Actress

Sara Allgood

  • Oct 15, 1879 - Sep 13, 1950 (age 70)
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2011
These Amazing Shadows
MovieJan 22, 2011

These Amazing Shadows

Tells the history and …
Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.
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1950
Sara Allgood
PersonalSeptember 1950

Sara Allgood

Sara Allgood passed away.
Sierra
MovieMay 12, 1950

Sierra

Hiding in the mountains from the law, father and son break …
Hiding in the mountains from the law, father and son break wild horses until a lost female lawyer joins them to help clear their name, but some would rather see them dead.
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Cheaper by the Dozen
MovieMar 31, 1950

Cheaper by the Dozen

"Cheaper By the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the …
"Cheaper By the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence, Rhode Island to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing anecdotes found in large families. Frank Gilbreth, Sr., was a pioneer in the field of motion study, and often used his family as guinea pigs (with amusing and sometimes embarrassing results). He resisted popular culture,railing against his daughters' desires for bobbed hair and cosmetics.
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1949
Challenge to Lassie
MovieOct 31, 1949

Challenge to Lassie

When Lassie's master dies, an old friend tries to convince a …
When Lassie's master dies, an old friend tries to convince a judge that the dog's life should be spared.
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The Accused
MovieJan 12, 1949

The Accused

Wilma Tuttle, psychology professor, lets aggressively brash …
Wilma Tuttle, psychology professor, lets aggressively brash student Bill Perry drive her home. Big mistake. After an attempted rape, Perry is dead; panicked, Wilma hides her traces and flees. As time passes, she watches the investigations of Homicide Lt. Dorgan with painfully concealed apprehension. Complicating matters: her budding romance with Warren Ford, Perry's guardian. How long can she stand the strain?
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1948
The Girl from Manhattan
MovieOct 1, 1948

The Girl from Manhattan

Tom Walker,former All …
Tom Walker,former All-American fullback who gave up football to enter the ministry, returns to his old home town for his first assignment under the church Bishop , an old friend of his father. And Carol Maynard , a local girl who has become New York's most famous model, comes home to visit her uncle, Homer Purdy, a boarding-house keeper.She is dismayed to learn that the money she has been sending him to pay off his $3000 mortgage has been going to a bunch of non-paying guests, among them Aaror Goss, a radio contest fanatic, and a broken-down actress, Mrs. Brooke. Tom and Carol resume their romance which was interrupted when he went away to college and she to New York. This upsets the Bishop. Mr. Birch, holds the mortgage on Purdy's boarding house and is going to foreclose, and donate the property to Tom's church for a new building. Tom, clearly, has a conflict-of-interest situation on his hands.
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One Touch of Venus
MovieAug 1, 1948

One Touch of Venus

Fantasy comedy about a young window dresser who kisses a …
Fantasy comedy about a young window dresser who kisses a statue of Venus, which then comes to life in the form of Ava Gardner. However, the problems begin when Venus falls in love with him.
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The Man from Texas
MovieMar 6, 1948

The Man from Texas

Tobias Simms (James Craig) is torn between his criminal …
Tobias Simms (James Craig) is torn between his criminal career as the masked bandit named the "El Paso Kid", and the life of a law-abiding citizen with his long-suffering wife Zoe (Lynn Bari). Throughout the film, he tells his worried wife "just one more time", but is unable to stop, angering Zoe greatly. However, he does have brief moments of heroics when he helps the Widow Weeks (Una Merkel) save her farm. This was Eagle-Lion Studios first big budget film.
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1947
My Wild Irish Rose
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MovieDec 24, 1947

My Wild Irish Rose

The life of Irish tenor Chauncey Olcott is chronicled from his …
The life of Irish tenor Chauncey Olcott is chronicled from his childhood to his days as the toast of New York. In between, his rise to the top is complicated by romances with two women: his true love Rose Donovan and stage star Lillian Russell, who wants to make him a star.
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Mourning Becomes Electra
MovieNov 19, 1947

Mourning Becomes Electra

Eugene O'Neill's updated …
Eugene O'Neill's updated version of the Oresteia. In New England, after the American Civil War, a war-weary Agamemnon, Brigadier General Ezra Mannon (Raymond Massey) comes home to his unhappy wife Christine (Katina Paxinou) and loving daughter Lavinia (Rosalind Russell). But Lavinia's ex-suitor, Adam Brant (Leo Genn), has become Christine's lover, and together Adam and Christine plot to poison Ezra. When they succeed, Lavinia turns to her brother Orin (Sir Michael Redgrave) to help bring the lovers to justice, but when they succeed, Orin goes mad and his suicide note may come between Lavinia and her new suitor, Peter Niles (Kirk Douglas).
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Mother Wore Tights
MovieAug 20, 1947

Mother Wore Tights

In this chronicle of a vaudeville family, Myrtle McKinley …
In this chronicle of a vaudeville family, Myrtle McKinley (class of 1900) goes to San Francisco to attend business school, but ends up in a chorus line. Soon, star Frank Burt notices her talent, hires her for a "two-act", then marries her. Incidents of the marriage and the growing pains of eldest daughter Iris are followed, interspersed with nostalgic musical numbers.
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Ivy
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MovieJun 26, 1947

Ivy

In 1909, the beautiful but amoral British belle Ivy Lexton meets …
In 1909, the beautiful but amoral British belle Ivy Lexton meets older, rich Miles Rushworth; undeterred by the prior claims of her husband Jervis and lover Roger, she goes after Miles and has no trouble fascinating him, but oddly enough he has compunctions about making love to other men's wives. The means that Ivy reluctantly adopts to resolve the problem of too many men promise disaster for all concerned.
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The Fabulous Dorseys
MovieFeb 21, 1947

The Fabulous Dorseys

The rise and rise of the Fabulous Dorsey brothers is charted in …
The rise and rise of the Fabulous Dorsey brothers is charted in this whimsical step down memory lane, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey play themselves in this vehicle for their excellent music. From ...
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1946
Cluny Brown
MovieMay 1, 1946

Cluny Brown

Amateur plumber Cluny Brown gets sent off by her uncle to work …
Amateur plumber Cluny Brown gets sent off by her uncle to work as a servant at an English country estate. While there, she becomes friendly with Adam Belinski, a charming Czech refugee. She also becomes interested in a dull shopkeeper named Mr. Wilson. Belinski soon falls in love with Cluny and tries to keep her from marrying Wilson.
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1945
The Spiral Staircase
MovieDec 1, 1945

The Spiral Staircase

In 1916, a shadowy serial killer is targeting women with …
In 1916, a shadowy serial killer is targeting women with "afflictions"; one night during a thunderstorm, the mute Helen feels menaced.
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The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry
MovieAug 17, 1945

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

Bachelor Harry Quincey, …
Bachelor Harry Quincey, head designer in a small-town cloth factory, lives with his selfish sisters, glamorous hypochondriac Lettie and querulous widow Hester. His developing relationship ...
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Kitty
MovieMar 31, 1945

Kitty

An 18th century London wench gets involved with the nobility.
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1944
The Keys of the Kingdom
MovieDec 15, 1944

The Keys of the Kingdom

A young priest, Father …
A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese. While his boyhood friend, also a priest, flourishes in his calling as a ...
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Between Two Worlds
MovieMay 20, 1944

Between Two Worlds

Passengers on an ocean liner can't recall how they got on board …
Passengers on an ocean liner can't recall how they got on board or where they are going yet, oddly enough, it soon becomes apparent that they all have something in common.
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The Lodger
MovieJan 19, 1944

The Lodger

In late Victorian London, Jack the Ripper has been killing and …
In late Victorian London, Jack the Ripper has been killing and maiming actresses in the night. The Burtons are forced to take in a lodger due to financial hardship. He seems like a nice young man, but Mrs. Burton suspects him of being the ripper because of some mysterious and suspicious habits, and fears for her beautiful actress niece who lives with them.
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1943
Jane Eyre
MovieDec 24, 1943

Jane Eyre

After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward …
After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house, to care for his young daughter.
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Forever and a Day
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MovieJan 21, 1943

Forever and a Day

During World War II, an American travels to Britain to sell an …
During World War II, an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. However, he meets Leslie Trimble who lives in the house and who is resolutely against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from its construction in 1804 until the present.
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City Without Men
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MovieJan 14, 1943

City Without Men

A young woman's husband has been imprisoned for a crime …
A young woman's husband has been imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit. In order to be near him to try to help him get his sentence overturned, she moves into a boardinghouse near the prison whose residents are the wives of inmates.
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1942
Life Begins at Eight-Thirty
MovieDec 9, 1942

Life Begins at Eight-Thirty

Kathy lives in a cramped …
Kathy lives in a cramped New York flat with her father Madden Thomas, a celebrated actor brought down by drink. Lame from an early age and feeling trapped with her father in her small world, Kathy is delighted to meet fellow tenant Robert. When Madden is offered the lead in a new King Lear and Robert lands a composing job in Hollywood, better times seem for a while to beckon.
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The War Against Mrs. Hadley
MovieAug 7, 1942

The War Against Mrs. Hadley

A Washington official courts …
A Washington official courts a society matron who is trying to ignore the effects of World War II.
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It Happened in Flatbush
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MovieMay 28, 1942

It Happened in Flatbush

A washed up baseball player …
A washed up baseball player (Lloyd Nolan) returns to Brooklyn to manage his old team but ends up clashing with the beautiful new owner (Carole Landis)
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This Above All
MovieMay 12, 1942

This Above All

Aristocratic Prudence Cathaway shocks her family by enlisting …
Aristocratic Prudence Cathaway shocks her family by enlisting in the WAFs. After enlisting, a fellow WAF sets her up on a blind date with handsome, but moody Clive Briggs. Prudence learns Clive is a deserter, but still loves him and senses he'll eventually prove himself a patriot.
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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?
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1941
How Green Was My Valley
MovieOct 28, 1941

How Green Was My Valley

At the turn of the century in a …
At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans, he stern, she gentle, raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.
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Lydia
MovieSep 18, 1941

Lydia

Lydia MacMillan, a wealthy old woman who has never …
Lydia MacMillan, a wealthy old woman who has never married, is invited by an old beau, Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, for a reunion with the men who have been in her life to reminisce about the times when they were young and courted her. In memory, each romance seemed splendid and destined for happiness, but in each case, Lydia realizes, the truth was less romantic, and ill-starred.
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
MovieAug 12, 1941

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll allows his dark …
Dr. Jekyll allows his dark side to run wild when he drinks a potion that turns him into the evil Mr. Hyde.
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That Hamilton Woman
MovieApr 3, 1941

That Hamilton Woman

Sir William Hamilton, a widower of mature years, is British …
Sir William Hamilton, a widower of mature years, is British ambassador to the Court of Naples. Emma, who comes for a visit with her mother, wouldn't cut the grade with London society, but she gets along well with the Queen of Naples. Emma likes being Lady Hamilton, and life goes smoothly until Lord Nelson pays a visit. Sir William decides at first to let his young wife have her fling, and pretends not to know what is going on. But the real-life lovers, whose first screen romance was in Fire Over England (1937) have an even more burning passion for each other in this movie.
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Best Supporting Actress
Nomination1941

Best Supporting Actress

Nominated for "How Green Was My Valley".
Academy Award
1939
On the Night of the Fire
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MovieOct 26, 1939

On the Night of the Fire

A barber commits a petty …
A barber commits a petty theft, which leads to his becoming involved in blackmail and murder.
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1937
The Coiner
MovieAug 19, 1937

The Coiner

The Coiner released.
Storm in a Teacup
MovieMay 26, 1937

Storm in a Teacup

Frank Burdon (Sir Rex Harrison) is a new reporter on a small …
Frank Burdon (Sir Rex Harrison) is a new reporter on a small-town Scottish paper. He's told to interview local politician William Gow (Cecil Parker), then left in charge of the paper overnight. He sees Gow being high-handed to a woman who can't afford to license her dog, and decides to run that story instead of the expected puff piece. Both are decent men, but a little too proud to back down, and the battle escalates into a criminal case. But at the same time, Burdon and Gow's daughter Victoria (Vivien Leigh) are falling in love.
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Kathleen Mavourneen
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MovieFeb 2, 1937

Kathleen Mavourneen

Kathleen O'Moore returns to her home in rural Ireland and …
Kathleen O'Moore returns to her home in rural Ireland and becomes torn between the affections of Michael Rooney, a poor but honest man, and the wealthy squire with the power to make her dreams come true.
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1936
The Workhouse Ward
MovieDec 28, 1936

The Workhouse Ward

The Workhouse Ward released.
Southern Roses
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MovieSep 30, 1936

Southern Roses

Southern Roses is a 1936 British musical comedy film directed …
Southern Roses is a 1936 British musical comedy film directed by Frederic Zelnik and starring George Robey, Gina Malo and Chili Bouchier. It was shot at Denham Studios. The film's sets were designed by the art director Frederick Pusey.
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Riders to the Sea
MovieJul 13, 1936

Riders to the Sea

In this story of Western Ireland, the most famous work of …
In this story of Western Ireland, the most famous work of Irelands greatest dramatist JOHN MILLINGTON SYNGE is brought to the screen by Ulsters greatest film director BRIAN DESMOND HURST. ...
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It's Love Again
MovieMay 6, 1936

It's Love Again

Elaine Bradford is a young singer and dancer, looking for her …
Elaine Bradford is a young singer and dancer, looking for her big break. Peter Carlton is a gossip columnist facing a deadline and a blank page. So, Peter invents "Mrs. Smythe-Smythe", a mysterious Englishwoman who spends her days hunting tigers in India, jumping out of airplanes, and generally driving men mad with her beauty. Since no one in London has ever seen Mrs. Smythe-Smythe, Elaine decides to impersonate the lady, in hopes that the publicity will land her the big break she's been looking for.
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1935
The Passing of the Third Floor Back
MovieSep 1, 1935

The Passing of the Third Floor Back

In a London boarding house, …
In a London boarding house, a number of lives exist precariously on the edge of disaster or despair. Stasia, the housemaid, hungers for happiness but is treated like a drudge and constantly threatened with a return to the punishments of her youth. Vivian, a beautiful young girl, loves the architect Chris, but must marry the repugnant Mr. Wright in order to erase her parents' debts. Miss Kite derides all around her out of fear of aging and loss of beauty, while her friend Mr. Larkcom sells mediocre phonograph records though he'd secretly love to be a concert pianist. Into the lives of these and other unhappy residents comes a mysterious stranger, under whose influence they each begin to see the possibility of happiness. But the cynical Mr. Wright prefers to see them in misery and plots to thwart the angelic stranger who lives in the back room of the third floor.
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Lazybones
MovieJan 17, 1935

Lazybones

Lazybones is an idle baronet. He hasn't a care in the world …
Lazybones is an idle baronet. He hasn't a care in the world until his father cuts him off without a penny. He then meets an American heiress & marries her but finds she has been disinherited as well. They find even more trouble in the shape of the American's cousin.
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1934
The Bride of the Lake
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MovieJan 5, 1934

The Bride of the Lake

Set in Ireland, a poor knight's …
Set in Ireland, a poor knight's rival frames him for murder.
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1932
The World, the Flesh, the Devil
MovieNov 1, 1932

The World, the Flesh, the Devil

The World, the Flesh, the …
The World, the Flesh, the Devil is a 1932 British crime film directed by George A. Cooper and starring Harold Huth, Isla Bevan and Victor Stanley. It was based on a play by Laurence Cowen. The screenplay concerns a lawyer who plans to murder an aristocrat and steal his inheritance.
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1930
Juno and the Paycock
MovieJun 29, 1930

Juno and the Paycock

During the Irish Civil War in 1922, a family earns a big …
During the Irish Civil War in 1922, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life, forgetting what the most important values are.
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1929
Blackmail
MovieJun 30, 1929

Blackmail

Alice White is the daughter of a shopkeeper in 1920s …
Alice White is the daughter of a shopkeeper in 1920s London. Her boyfriend, Frank Webber is a Scotland Yard detective who seems more interested in police work than in her. Frank takes Alice out one night, but she has secretly arranged to meet another man. Later that night, Alice agrees to go back to his flat to see his studio. The man has other ideas, and as he tries to rape Alice, she defends herself and kills him with a bread knife. When the body is discovered, Frank is assigned to the case, he quickly determines that Alice is the killer, but so has someone else, and blackmail is threatened.
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1918
Just Peggy
MovieAug 10, 1918

Just Peggy

Just Peggy is a 1918 Australian silent film starring Irish actor …
Just Peggy is a 1918 Australian silent film starring Irish actor Sara Allgood. It is a lost film.
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1916
Gerald Henson
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Gerald Henson

Gerald Henson was born in 1886 in London, England. He was an …
Gerald Henson was born in 1886 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Just Peggy (1918). He was married to Sara Allgood. He died on November 18, 1918 in Wellington, New Zealand.
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1879
Sara Allgood
BirthOctober 1879

Sara Allgood

Sara Allgood was born.
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