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Encyclopedia > Mary Boland

Mary Boland (January 28, 1880 - June 23, 1965) was an American stage and film actress. January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ...

Born Marie Anne Boland in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of an actor and was performing on stage by the age of fifteen. She debuted on Broadway in 1907 and had appeared in eleven Broadway productions before making her silent film debut for Kay-Bee Pictures in 1915. After appearing in nine movies, she left filmmaking in 1920, devoting herself to the stage and appearing in a number of Broadway productions. Nickname: City of Brotherly Love Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Official website: http://www. ... Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... A silent film is a film which has no accompanying soundtrack. ...

After an eleven year absence, in 1931 she was lured back to Hollywood by Paramount Pictures, attracted by the fact that all films were then being made with sound. Of her film work, the 1935 production Ruggles of Red Gap is probably the most noted. However, she is likely best remembered for her role as Countess DeLave in the 1939 film The Women and that of Mrs. Bennet in 1940s Pride and Prejudice. Although she performed in another forty-nine films and later television productions, Boland also continued to work in live theatre, making her last Broadway appearance in 1954 at the age of seventy-four. For her contribution to the motion picture industry, Mary Boland has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6150 Hollywood Blvd. ... The Paramount Pictures logo used since 2003. ... A schematic representation of hearing. ... Ruggles of Red Gap is a 1914 play by Harry Leon Wilson, made into a movie several times, mostly famously in 1935. ... The Women is a modern comedy of manners by Clare Boothe, which opened on Broadway in 1936 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre with an all-female cast that included Arlene Francis, Marjorie Main. ... Jane Austens novel Pride and Prejudice (1813) has been the subject of numerous television and film adaptations. ... An example of a Hollywood Walk of Fame star, for the film actress Carole Lombard. ...

In 1965, Mary Boland died as the result of a heart attack and was interred in the Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Vespers in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California. A myocardial infarction occurs when an atherosclerotic plaque slowly builds up in the inner lining of a coronary artery and then suddenly ruptures, totally occluding the artery and preventing blood flow downstream. ... Gates of Forest Lawn Forest Lawn Memorial Park is a cemetery in Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, in the United States. ... Nickname: The Jewel City Motto: Official website: http://www. ...

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