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Alice Brady

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Identifier: B367.03.0006.0005

Overview

Alice Brady (born Mary Rose Brady, November 2, 1892 – October 28, 1939) was an American actress who began her career in the silent film era and survived the transition into talkies. Her films include My Man Godfrey (1936) and In Old Chicago (1937) for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In 1960, Brady was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6201 Hollywood Blvd. for her contribution to motion pictures, making her one of fewer than a hundred Oscar-winning female actors in Hollywood history to receive a star.

Dates

  • 1920s-1950s

Physical Description

Black and white photograph of Alice Brady in a black dress and pearl necklace. The inscription is written on the left-hand side of the photograph.

Rights and usage statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

From the Collection: 8.0 Linear Feet (7 containers)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair 11 x 14 in.

Physical Description

Black and white photograph of Alice Brady in a black dress and pearl necklace. The inscription is written on the left-hand side of the photograph.

Inscriptions and Marks

or The Boys - Master Arthur Oberfelder and Master Ben Ketch[illegible] in rememberance of a most charming engagement. Alice Brady.

Condition Report

Torn at the bottom left-hand corner.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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