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Sara Allgood

Sara Allgood

Birthdate: October 31, 1879

Deathdate: September 13, 1950

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Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)

Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) is a Technicolor film based upon the 1948 autobiographical book Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. The film and book describe growing up in a family with twelve children in Montclair, New Jersey.

The Accused (1949)

Wilma Tuttle (Young) is college professor who arouses the sexual interest of her student Bill Perry (Douglas Dick). When Perry tries to rape Tuttle, she beats him to death with a tire iron. She covers up her crime by making it seem as though Perry was killed while diving into the sea from a preci...

One Touch of Venus (1948)

Wealthy department-store mogul Whitfield Savory II buys a statue of Venus for $200,000. He plans to exhibit it in the store. Eddie Hatch, a window dresser, kisses the statue on a whim. To his shock, Venus comes to life. She leaves the store and Eddie is accused of stealing the work of art. Nobody...

The Girl from Manhattan (1948)

A New York model (Dorothy Lamour) foils a developer who covets her minister uncle's (George Montgomery) church site.

Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)

A wealthy New England family, the Mannons, await the return of patriarch Ezra, general for the Union in the Civil War, and son Orin, a timid young man before becoming an Army officer. Lavinia, who adores her father, is shocked to see mother Christine kissing another man. Worse yet, the man is sea...

Ivy (1947)

Ivy Lexton (Joan Fontaine) is a woman with a hunger to seduce men. Though she already has a husband, Jervis (Richard Ney), and is having an affair with Dr. Roger Gretorex (Patric Knowles), Ivy becomes obsessed with wealthy Miles Rushworth (Herbert Marshall), and is determined to have him. However...

The Spiral Staircase (1946)

Set in early 20th century New England, the film is about a serial killer who murders disabled young women in the community. His next victim apparently is Helen (McGuire), a mute girl working as a live-in companion for the wealthy, bedridden Mrs. Warren (Barrymore). Mrs. Warren urges her to leave...

Cluny Brown (1946)

Amateur plumber Cluny Brown gets sent off by her uncle to work as a servant at an English country estate..

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (1945)

Harry Quincy (Sanders) is an amiable middle-aged man working as a designer in a fabric mill in the small town of Corinth. Younger people in the factory call him "Uncle Harry". He lives as a bachelor in a large house with his two sisters; Lettie (Fitzgerald) and Hester (MacGill). Lettie is pretty ...

The Lodger (1944)

Slade, a serial killer, is a lodger in a 19th Century family's London home. So is a singer, Kitty Langley, who definitely has caught Slade's eye. Women are being killed in the Whitechapel district, brutally. Scotland Yard is investigating and a detective, John Warwick, begins to cast his suspicio...

Jane Eyre (1944)

Orphaned and unwanted child Jane Eyre (Peggy Ann Garner) lives with her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Agnes Moorehead) of Gateshead Hall. Both Jane and her aunt are glad when Mrs. Reed arranges for Jane to be sent to Lowood Institution, a charity boarding school run by the harsh Reverend Brocklehurst (Henry D...

Between Two Worlds (1944)

During World War II, a diverse group of people in war-ravaged London books passage for the United States, but Austrian pianist-turned-soldier in the Résistance Henry Bergner (Paul Henreid) is unable to join them for want of an exit permit. Searching the streets for him during a German air raid, h...

Roxie Hart (1942)

In 1927, Roxie Hart (Ginger Rogers), a showgirl whose no-good husband Amos (George Chandler) kills a theatrical booking agent Fred Casely and insists that Roxie take the blame, since juries seldom send a woman to the gallows. She agrees, figuring that the publicity will be beneficial to her caree...

The War Against Mrs. Hadley (1942)

The War Against Mrs. Hadley is a 1942 American drama film directed by Clifford Odets, starring Edward Arnold and Fay Bainter. Wealthy American society matron, Stella Hadley (Fay Bainter) refuses to sacrifice her material comforts to aid the war effort until she realizes that her selfishness is ch...

Life Begins at Eight-Thirty (1942)

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 Ro...

How Green Was My Valley (1941)

The film opens with a monologue by an older Huw Morgan: "I am packing my belongings in the shawl my mother used to wear when she went to the market. And I'm going from my valley. And this time, I shall never return." The valley and its villages are now blackened by the coal mines that fill the ar...

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)

Dr. Jekyll (Spencer Tracy) believes good and evil exist in everyone. Experiments reveal his evil side, named Mr. Hyde. Experience teaches him how evil Hyde can be: he kills Ivy Pearson(Ingrid Bergman), who earlier expressed interest in Jekyll, and Sir Charles (Donald Crisp), Dr. Jekyll's fiancee'...

That Hamilton Woman (1941)

The story begins with an aging, alcoholic woman being clapped into debtor's prison in the slums of Calais. In a husky, despairing, whiskey-soaked voice, the former Lady Hamilton narrates the story of her life to her skeptical fellow inmates. In one of the early scenes that launches the flashback,...

Storm in a Teacup (1937)

Storm in a Teacup is a 1937 British romantic comedy film starring Vivien Leigh, Rex Harrison in his first starring role,Cecil Parker and Sara Allgood. It is based on the German play Sturm im Wasserglas by Bruno Frank, as well as the English-language adaptations: London's Storm in a Teacup and Bro...

It's Love Again (1936)

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 d...