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Lola Lane

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Lane Sisters were a family of American singers and actresses. The sisters were Leota Lane (October 25, 1903 – July 25, 1963), Lola Lane (May 21, 1906 – June 22, 1981), Rosemary Lane (April 4, 1913 – November 25, 1974) and Priscilla Lane (June 12, 1915 – April 4, 1995). Lola, Rosemary, and Priscilla co-starred in four films together: Four Daughters (1938), Daughters Courageous (1939), Four Wives (1939) and Four Mothers (1941). Leota did not find the same success as her sisters and left Hollywood for New York City before the sisters' breakthrough. [Lola] was second lead to Bette Davis in the melodrama, Marked Woman, and won critical acclaim. Lola played the part of Gaby, a tough clip joint "hostess". Warners awarded her a contract in 1937 and her looks suited the hard-edged roles she found at Warners. Lola continued her career into the 1940s with her tough girl persona in dramas such as Convicted Woman (1940), Gangs of Chicago (1940), Mystery Ship (1941), Miss V from Moscow (1942) and Lost Canyon (1942), although she desperately wanted to break away from her type-casting . She retired at the age of forty in 1946. Her last three films – Why Girls Leave Home (1945) as Irene Mitchell, Deadline at Dawn (1946) as Edna Bartelli, and They Made Me a Killer (1946) as Betty Ford – had her in supporting roles. The above is from the Wikipedia article for "Lane Sisters".

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May 21, 1906 In Macy, Indiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Speakeasy 1929-03-08
Latest Project:
Movie They Made Me a Killer 1946-05-03
Known For
Poster of Steppin' in Society
Poster of Lost Canyon
Poster of Hedda Hopper’s Hollywood No. 6
Poster of Four Mothers
Movie They Made Me a Killer Betty Ford 1946-05-03
Movie Deadline at Dawn Edna Bartelli 1946-03-18
Movie Steppin' in Society The Duchess 1945-07-09
Movie Identity Unknown Wanda 1945-04-02
Movie Why Girls Leave Home Irene Mitchell 1945-10-09
Movie Buckskin Frontier Rita Molyneaux 1943-05-14
Movie Hedda Hopper’s Hollywood No. 6 Herself 1942-10-05
Movie Lost Canyon Laura Clark 1942-12-18
Movie Miss V from Moscow Vera Marova 1942-11-23
Movie Four Mothers Thea Lemp Crowley 1941-01-04
Movie Mystery Ship Patricia Marshall 1941-09-03
Movie Convicted Woman Hazel Wren 1940-01-31
Movie Zanzibar Jan Browning 1940-03-08
Movie Gangs of Chicago June Whitaker 1940-05-18
Movie Girls of the Road Ellie 1940-07-24
Movie Daughters Courageous Linda Masters 1939-06-23
Movie Four Wives Thea Lemp Crowley 1939-12-22
Movie Torchy Blane in Panama Torchy Blane 1938-05-07
Movie Four Daughters Thea Lemp 1938-08-09
Movie When Were You Born Nita Kenton 1938-06-18
Movie Mr. Chump Jane Mason 1938-08-08
Movie Marked Woman Dorothy 'Gabby' Marvin 1937-04-10
Movie Hollywood Hotel Mona Marshall 1937-12-20
Movie The Sheik Steps Out Phyllis 'Flip' Murdock 1937-09-05
Movie In Paris, A.W.O.L. Lola 1936-04-01
Movie Murder on a Honeymoon Phyllis La Font 1935-02-22
Movie Alias Mary Dow Minnie 1935-05-01
Movie Death from a Distance Kay Palmer 1935-07-03
Movie The Woman Condemned Jane Merrick 1934-04-03
Movie Burn 'Em Up Barnes Marjorie Temple 1934-06-15
Movie Public Stenographer Ann McNair 1934-01-09
Movie Port of Lost Dreams Molly Deshon / Molly Clark Christensen 1934-10-14
Movie Ticket to a Crime Peggy Cummings 1934-12-14
Movie Hell Bound Platinum Reed 1931-05-01
Movie Ex-Bad Boy Letta Lardo 1931-07-15
Movie Let's Go Places Marjorie Lorraine 1930-02-02
Movie The Voice of Hollywood No. 5 1930-01-31
Movie Good News Pat 1930-08-22
Movie The Big Fight Shirley 1930-05-11
Movie The Costello Case Mollie 1930-10-14
Movie Speakeasy Alice Woods 1929-03-08
Movie The Girl from Havana Joan Anders 1929-09-22
Movie Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 Lila Beaumont 1929-05-25