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  • The Great Dictator

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  • The North Star

  • The Horn Blows at Midnight

  • I Married a Witch

  • The Cross of Lorraine

  • Three Loves Has Nancy

  • Blessed Event

  • The Cowboy from Brooklyn

  • Ladies in Retirement

  • This Modern Age

  • Minesweeper

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Emma Dunn Movies

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Feb 26, 1875
  • Died: Dec 14, 1966
  • Biography: Matronly British-born actress Emma Dunn was typed as mothers, grandmothers and housekeepers even during her earliest years in the theater. She was 41 when she played her first starring role on stage in 1916's Old Lady 31. She made her first film in... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
Mourning Becomes Electra Mrs. Borden 1947
Life With Father Margaret 1947
It Happened Tomorrow Mrs. Keever 1944
I Married a Witch Wife of the Justice of the Peace 1942
The Talk of the Town Mrs. Shelley 1942
Babes on Broadway Mrs. Williams 1941
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Martha 1941
The Great Dictator Mrs. Jaeckel 1940
Dance, Girl, Dance Mrs. Simpson 1940
Each Dawn I Die Mrs. Ross 1939
Son of Frankenstein Amelia 1939
Pigskin Parade Mrs. Van Dyke 1936
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town Mrs. Meredith 1936
Bad Sister Mrs. Madison
Dr. Kildare's Strange Case Martha Kildare
Calling Dr. Kildare Mrs. Martha Kildare
Young Dr. Kildare Mrs. Martha Kildare
Three Loves Has Nancy Mrs. Briggs
The Cowboy from Brooklyn Ma Hardy
The Emperor's Candlesticks Housekeeper
When You're in Love Mrs. Hamilton
Elmer the Great Mrs. Kane
Hard to Handle Mrs. Hawks the Landlady
Letty Lynton Mrs. Darrow, Jerry's Mother
Hell's House Jimmy's Aunt
The Woman in White Mrs. Vesey
The Hoodlum Saint Maggie
The Horn Blows at Midnight
The Cross of Lorraine
Minesweeper Mom
Ladies in Retirement Sister Theresa
The Monster and the Girl Aunt Della
The Mad Martindales Agnes
The Postman Didn't Ring Martha Carter
When Johnny Comes Marching Home Ma Flanagan
Night Train to Memphis Ma Acuff
Are These Our Parents? Ma Henderson
My Buddy Mary Ballinger
Bad Company Emma
Blessed Event Mrs. Roberts
Broken Lullaby Frau Muller
The Crusades Mother of Alan
The Bridge of San Luis Rey Dona Mercedes
The North Star
Dark Hazard Mrs. Mayhew
Doctor Monica Mrs. Monahan
It's Great to Be Alive Mrs. Wilton
This Modern Age Bob's Mother
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