Tag Archives: Marion Davies

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie was the 1931 MGM film “Five and Ten,” with Marion Davies, Leslie Howard, Richard Bennett, Irene Rich, Kent Douglass and Mary Duncan. From the book by Fannie Hurst. Dialogue continuity by Edith Fitzgerald. Adaptation by A.P. … Continue reading

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Eve Golden’s YouTube Theater: Do not Get Me Started With Marion Davies and Orson Welles

“American Heiress” via Amazon.com. Rush out and get Jeffrey Toobin’s new book about the Patty Hearst kidnapping, American Heiress. It’s really one of the best-written, best-researched books I’ve read lately, and is actually laugh-out-loud funny at points. I am quite … Continue reading

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Wanda Hendrix revisited

Los Angeles Times file photo Wanda Hendrix and Keith Larson look over items of Marion Davies being sold at auction, in a photo dated Jan. 13, 1953.* *Thanks to Chris Morales for pointing out that Davies was still alive in … Continue reading

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Marion Davies

Marion Davies gives $10,374,451.61 USD 2006 for a children’s wing at UCLA Medical Center, the largest individual gift to the university up to that time.

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