Tag Archives: Marion Davies

Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated + + + +)

This week’s mystery movie was the 1985 TV movie The Hearst and Davies Affair, with Robert Mitchum, Virginia Madsen, Fritz Weaver, Doris Belack, Laura Henry, Francis Hyland, Caroline Yeager, Lorne Kennedy, George Touliatos, Wayne Best, Donna Goodhand, David Daldorisi and … Continue reading

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights – Marion Davies, an Actress With a Heart to Help Children

Hollywood Heritage will celebrate Marion Davies’ birthday with a celebration Sunday, Jan. 22., at 2 p.m.  featuring Lara Gabrielle, author of Marion Davies: Captain of Her Soul, and a showing of Zander the Great. Tickets are $10 for members, $20 … Continue reading

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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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