Wednesday, November 7, 2018

50 Beautiful Photos of Actress Mary Carlisle in the 1930s

Mary Carlisle (born Gwendolyn Witter; February 3, 1914 – August 1, 2018) was
an American actress, singer, and dancer, she was best known for her roles as
a wholesome ingénue in numerous 1930s musical-comedy films.

She starred in more than sixty Hollywood films, moving beyond bit parts after
coming to attention, alongside the likes of Gloria Stuart and Ginger Rogers,
as one of 15 girls selected by the Western Association of Motion pictures as
their WAMPAS Baby Stars in 1932. Her first major role was in the 1933 film
College Humor with Bing Crosby. The two performers worked together in two
additional films, Double or Nothing (1937) and Doctor Rhythm (1938). After
her marriage in 1942 and a starring role in Dead Men Walk (1943), she retired
from acting.

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