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Helena Phillips Evans

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Cast (feature film)

My Favorite Brunette (1947) as Mabel
A baby photographer mistaken for a private eye ends up framed for murder.
Dangerous Intruder (1945) as Mrs. Swenson
An actress, Jenny (Veda Ann Borg), is hitchhiking across the country when she is accidently struck by a car. The driver, Max Ducone (Charles Arnt), offers to take her into his home until she can resume traveling. Later Ducone's wife is murdered and Jenny determines to find the killer. With the aid of detective Curtis (Tom Keene as Richard Powers), she discovers that Ducone is the murderer, having killed his wife in order to have the funds to finance his antique collection.
Here Come the Waves (1944) as Woman bartender
Twin sisters Rosemary and Susie Allison are successful nightclub performers. Their act is about to come to a close when serious-minded Rosemary announces she's joining the Waves. Fun-loving Susie decides to enlist also, especially after she learns that crooner Johnny Cabot has just been drafted by the Navy.
Random Harvest (1942) as Ella, charwoman
A woman''''s happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
A Tragedy at Midnight (1942) as Grandmother Warren
This Republic murder mystery starts with a radio broadcast by Greg Sherman (John Howard) who solves cases on the air that the local police cannot solve. As he names the perpetrator of a recent murder we see the criminal, who is listening to the show, become alarmed and start to make his escape. The scene shifts to the police department where the chief, fearing for his job, assigns officers to get something, anything, on Sherman and get him off the air. Meanwhile, Greg and his pretty wife Beth (Margaret Lindsay) are parting company. He's going to a party and she's going to visit her pregnant sister in the hospital. The next morning Greg wakes up and nudges his sleeping wife. When she doesn't respond, he pulls off the covers and finds not his wife but a strange woman, dead and with the murder knife still sticking up out of her back. While he's still recovering from the shock, Beth walks into the bedroom. Thinking that she has discovered her husband with another woman, she leaves and calls the police. The police are delighted of course, but Greg escapes as they are arresting him. Now he must solve the mystery by himself...
The Remarkable Andrew (1942) as Mrs. Grondos
When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in danger of being blamed himself. In his trouble, the spirit of Andrew Jackson, whom he idolizes, visits him, and in turn, summons much high-powered talent from American history...which only Andrew can see. Can he get out of trouble before too many people think he's crazy?
For Beauty's Sake (1941) as Mrs. Jellicoe
Foreign Correspondent (1940) as
An American reporter covering the war in Europe gets mixed up in the assassination of a Dutch diplomat.
6,000 Enemies (1939) as "Peachie"
A prison riot traps an innocent couple.
My Bill (1938) as Mrs. [Adelaide] Crosby
An impoverished widow fights scandal for the sake of her four children.
Nancy Drew: Detective (1938) as Mary Eldredge
A teen-aged sleuth investigates a wealthy woman's disappearance.
The White Angel (1936) as Nurse
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
Easy to Take (1936) as Mrs. Jaw
College Scandal (1935) as Melinda
The Perfect Gentleman (1935) as Flower woman
A retired military man helps an actress make a comeback.
I'll Fix It (1934) as Mrs. Murphy
A businessman''''s efforts to buy good grades for his kid brother put him in conflict with the school''''s lady principal.
Elmer and Elsie (1934) as Ma Simpson
Friends of Mr. Sweeney (1934) as Dowager
A mild-mannered reporter learns to stand up for himself.
Kiss and Make-Up (1934) as Landlady
Merry Wives of Reno (1934) as Dowager
Three couples raise a ruckus when they travel to Nevada for quickie divorces.
The Last Gentleman (1934) as Matilda
In New England circa 1933, a niece is reported missing and presumed dead and Cabot Barr (George Arliss) summons his relatives to the family estate for a memorial service. Once there, Barr taunts each one, claiming their only interest in him is hsi money, and sends them away when the report about the niece proves to be false. Only niece Marjorie, who has ridiculed one of his pet eccentricities, seems to be the object of any sentimental affection. Weeks later, Marjorie and her mother, Augusta (Edna May Oliver) and Allan (Frank Albertson), a young man Barr admires, are invited to Barr manor, where Barr fosters a romance between Marjorie and Allan. When his son, Judd (Donald Meek), seeks to have him declared insane, the shock kills the old man. Again, the family is gathered, a curtain is drawn and the old man appears on a film, and he tells each relative what he is leaving them and why, or why not in the case of Judd who is cut off without a cent. Marjorie is left the bulk of the estate as the old man, on film, declares her to be the only one worthy of carrying on the Barr traditions, and Allan is instructed to marry her and take her name as his family's cognomen. The film and the film within ends with Barr announcing that he hopes to have the pleasure of meeting them all again in another world.
Such Women Are Dangerous (1934) as Woman in department store
Design for Living (1933) as Mrs. Egelbauer
An independent woman can't chose between the two men she loves.
Voltaire (1933) as Mme. Denis
The famed French writer becomes the conscience of his country during the French Revolution.
The King's Vacation (1933) as Comtesse
Monarch thinks he can find a simpler life with his former wife.
Life Begins (1932) as Prison matron
A maternity ward becomes the focus for the patients'''', doctors'''' and nurses'''' personal problems.
A Successful Calamity (1932) as
A family pulls together to help a member in financial trouble.
The Greene Murder Case (1929) as Police nurse for Mrs. Greene
My Lady's Latchkey (1921) as Mrs. Ellsworth, who presides over the House of Gloom

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