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Arthur Treacher was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Treacher's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "The Battle of Paris" (1929), the Barbara Stanwyck drama "Gambling Lady" (1934) and the Joan Crawford dramatic adaptation "Forsaking All Others" (1934). He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Key" (1934) with William Powell, the musical "Curly Top" (1935) with Shirley Temple Black and the drama "The Woman in Red" (1935) with Barbara Stanwyck. He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in the Shirley Temple Black musical "Stowaway" (1936), the Marion Davies adaptation "Hearts Divided" (1936) and "Under Your Spell" (1936) with Lawrence Tibbett. He also appeared in "Mr. Cinderella" (1936). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the musical "The Little Princess" (1939) with Shirley Temple Black, the musical "Irene" (1940) with Anna Neagle and the Priscilla Lane comedy "Brother Rat and a Baby" (1940). He also appeared in "Star Spangled Rhythm" (1942) and the comedy "The Amazing Mrs Holliday" (1943) with Deanna Durbin. Treacher last acted in "Mary Poppins" (1964) with Julie Andrews. Treacher passed away in...

Arthur Treacher was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Treacher's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "The Battle of Paris" (1929), the Barbara Stanwyck drama "Gambling Lady" (1934) and the Joan Crawford dramatic adaptation "Forsaking All Others" (1934). He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Key" (1934) with William Powell, the musical "Curly Top" (1935) with Shirley Temple Black and the drama "The Woman in Red" (1935) with Barbara Stanwyck. He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in the Shirley Temple Black musical "Stowaway" (1936), the Marion Davies adaptation "Hearts Divided" (1936) and "Under Your Spell" (1936) with Lawrence Tibbett. He also appeared in "Mr. Cinderella" (1936). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the musical "The Little Princess" (1939) with Shirley Temple Black, the musical "Irene" (1940) with Anna Neagle and the Priscilla Lane comedy "Brother Rat and a Baby" (1940). He also appeared in "Star Spangled Rhythm" (1942) and the comedy "The Amazing Mrs Holliday" (1943) with Deanna Durbin. Treacher last acted in "Mary Poppins" (1964) with Julie Andrews. Treacher passed away in December 1975 at the age of 81.

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1.
 This Woman Is Dangerous (1952) Woman at roulette
2.
 Strangers on a Train (1951) Mrs. Anderson
3.
 Task Force (1949) Mrs. Ames
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 Look for the Silver Lining (1949) Society woman
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 I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes (1948) Mrs. Stevens
7.
 Alias a Gentleman (1948) Dowager
8.
 B. F.'s Daughter (1948) Emily Lovelace
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 Winter Meeting (1948) Gray lady
10.
 Trapped by Boston Blackie (1948) Dowager
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Source: Los Angeles Times, New York Times, WV state records, internet geneology sites and IMDB.

Laura Treadwell was born in Shepherdstown, WV on July 14, 1879 and died in Los Angeles on November 22, 1960. Her second marriage was to George Curtis Treadwell in 1911. She appeared in several Broadway plays before moving to Los Angeles in the early 30s after Treadwell died. Laura Treadwell appeared in more than 70 films as a bit or character actor. She had a sister, Helene Mitchel, also a Broadway actress.

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