Claudette Colbert filmography

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The following provides a list of the film, television, stage works of the actress, Claudette Colbert.

Filmography[edit]

Features[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1927 For the Love of Mike Mary Now believed lost.[1]
1929 The Hole in the Wall Jean Oliver
The Lady Lies Joyce Roamer
1930 Young Man of Manhattan Ann Vaughn
The Big Pond Barbara Billings French language version was also filmed with the same cast.[2]
Manslaughter Lydia Thorne
Mysterious Mr. Parkes Lucy Stavrin French language version of the 1930 film Slightly Scarlet
1931 Honor Among Lovers Julia Traynor
The Smiling Lieutenant Franzi
Secrets of a Secretary Helen Blake
His Woman Sally Clark
1932 The Wiser Sex Margaret Hughes
Misleading Lady Helen Steele
The Man from Yesterday Sylvia Suffolk
The Phantom President Felicia Hammond
The Sign of the Cross Empress Poppaea
1933 Tonight Is Ours Princess Nadya
I Cover the Waterfront Julie Kirk
Three-Cornered Moon Elizabeth Rimplegar
Torch Singer Sally Trent, aka Mimi Benton
1934 Four Frightened People Judy Jones
It Happened One Night Ellie Andrews Academy Award winner for Best Actress
Cleopatra Cleopatra
Imitation of Life Beatrice 'Bea' Pullman
1935 The Gilded Lily Marilyn David
Private Worlds Dr. Jane Everest Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actress
She Married Her Boss Julia Scott
The Bride Comes Home Jeannette Desmereau
1936 Under Two Flags Cigarette
1937 Maid of Salem Barbara Clarke
I Met Him in Paris Kay Denham
Tovarich Grand Duchess Tatiana Petrovna Romanov
1938 Bluebeard's Eighth Wife Nicole de Loiselle
1939 Zaza Zaza
Midnight Eve Peabody
It's a Wonderful World Edwina Corday
Drums Along the Mohawk Lana Martin
1940 Boom Town Elizabeth Bartlett McMasters
Arise, My Love Augusta Colbert once said that this was her favorite film of her own.[3][4]
1941 Skylark Lydia Kenyon
Remember the Day Nora Trinell
1942 The Palm Beach Story Geraldine 'Gerry' Jeffers
1943 No Time for Love Katherine Grant
So Proudly We Hail! Lt. Janet Davy Davidson
1944 Since You Went Away Mrs. Anne Hilton Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actress
Practically Yours Peggy Martin
1945 Guest Wife Mary Price
1946 Tomorrow Is Forever Elizabeth Hamilton
Without Reservations Christopher Kit Madden
The Secret Heart Leola 'Lee' Addams
1947 The Egg and I Betty MacDonald
1948 Sleep, My Love Alison Courtland
1949 Family Honeymoon Katie Armstrong Jordan
Bride for Sale Nora Shelley
1950 Three Came Home Agnes Newton Keith
The Secret Fury Ellen R. Ewing
1951 Thunder on the Hill Sister Mary
Let's Make It Legal Miriam Halsworth
1952 The Planter's Wife Liz Frazer British film. Alternative title: Outpost in Malaya
1954 Destinées Elizabeth Whitefield French Italian film. US title: Daughters of Destiny and UK title: Love, Soldiers, and Women
Royal Affairs in Versailles Madame de Montespan French film. Alternative title: Si Versailles m'était conté
1955 Texas Lady Prudence Webb
1961 Parrish Ellen McLean

Short subjects[edit]

Year Title Notes
1932 Make Me a Star Unbilled cameo appearance
Hollywood on Parade Promotional shorts.
1933 Hollywood on Parade No. 9
1934 The Hollywood You Never See A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Cleopatra (1934).
The Fashion Side of Hollywood A behind-the-scenes short.
1938 Breakdowns of 1938 Outtakes from several films, including Tovarich (1938).
1942 Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 6 Short subject of columnist Hopper covering two war benefit affairs.

Television[edit]

Made-for-TV movies (fiction)[edit]

As herself (show)[edit]

Stage work[edit]

Broadway[edit]

  • The Wild Westcotts (Dec 24, 1923 - Jan 1924)
  • A Kiss in a Taxi (Aug 25, 1925 - Oct 1925)
  • The Ghost Train (Aug 25, 1926 - Oct 1926)
  • The Pearl of Great Price (Nov 1, 1926 - Nov 1926)
  • The Barker (Jan 18, 1927 - Jul 1927)
  • The Mulberry Bush (Oct 26, 1927 - Nov 1927)
  • La Gringa (Feb 1, 1928 - Feb 1928)
  • Within the Law (Mar 5, 1928 - Mar 1928)
  • Fast Life (Sep 26, 1928 - Oct 1928)
  • Tin Pan Alley (Nov 1, 1928 - Dec 1928)
  • Dynamo (Feb 11, 1929 - Mar 1929)
  • See Naples and Die (Sep 24, 1929 - Nov 1929)
  • Janus (1956 during the spring and summer[3] - Jun 30, 1956)
  • The Marriage-Go-Round (Oct 29, 1958 - Feb 13, 1960)
  • Julia, Jake and Uncle Joe (Jan 28, 1961)
  • The Irregular Verb to Love (Sep 17, 1963 - Dec 28, 1963)
  • The Kingfisher (Dec 6, 1978 - May 13, 1979)
  • A Talent for Murder (Oct 1, 1981 - Dec 6, 1981)
  • Aren't We All? (Apr 29, 1985 - Jul 21, 1985)

Other theater[edit]

Radio appearances[edit]

Lux Radio Theater[edit]

NBC radio show[edit]

Year Program Episode/source
1947 This Is Hollywood The Egg and I[9]
1950 Hallmark Playhouse The Egg and I[10]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Classic Film Guide
  2. ^ Bradley, Edwin M. The First Hollywood Musicals. Jefferson, NC, and London. McFarland Press, 1996.
  3. ^ a b "Claudette Colbert - Pure Panache - Biography". Retrieved 2007-11-25. 
  4. ^ "Claudette Colbert Biography (1903-1996) - Lenin Imports". Retrieved 2007-11-25. 
  5. ^ "Radio Shows - The Ultimate Cary Grant Pages". Retrieved 2007-11-25. 
  6. ^ "Those Were The Days". Nostalgia Digest. 41 (3): 32–39. Summer 2015. 
  7. ^ "Premier Collections: The Old Gold Comedy Theatre, Volume 1". Retrieved 2007-11-25. 
  8. ^ "Downloadable Online Audio Books available at Audible.com". Retrieved 2007-11-25. 
  9. ^ "Radio "Scoop"". Harrisburg Telegraph. December 28, 1946. p. 17. Retrieved September 4, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  10. ^ "Those Were The Days". Nostalgia Digest. 39 (2): 32–39. Spring 2013. 

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