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Shirley Chambers

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Shirley Chambers
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Born(1913-12-20)December 20, 1913
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Baptised(1913-12-20)December 20, 1913
DiedSeptember 11, 2011(2011-09-11) (aged 97)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.September 11, 2011(2011-09-11) (aged 97)
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Shirley Chambers (December 20, 1913 – September 11, 2011) was an American film actress of the 1930s. She was notable for playing 'dumb blonde' roles in musical comedy films. She was discovered by press agent Harry Reichenbach.[1]

Biography[edit]

Chambers was born in Seattle, Washington on December 20, 1913.[2] She attended Huntington Park High School where she got into movies after winning a talent contest.[3] She was in several films in the 1930s, but had largely retired by 1939.[2] In 1935, Chambers married Horace D. Moulton, who was in the United States Navy.[4][5]

Chambers died on September 11, 2011, in Los Angeles at the age of 97.[6][2]

Selected filmography[edit]

  • Whoopee! (film) (1930)
  • Her Majesty, Love (1931)[7]
  • The Roadhouse Murder (1932)[2]
  • High Pressure (1932)[8]
  • The Kid from Spain (1932)[2]
  • The Half-Naked Truth (1932) Gladys.[9]
  • 42nd Street (1933)
  • Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
  • Melody Cruise (1933) Vera.[10][11]
  • The Merry Widow (1934)[2]
  • Calm Yourself (1935)
  • Gone With the Wind (1939) Belle's Girl.[2]

References[edit]

  1. Press Agent Harry Reichenbach at Immortal ephemera. Retrieved 2 June 2013
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Lentz, III, Harris M. (2012). Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2011. McFarland. p. 59. ISBN 9780786491346. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  3. "Enters Filmland". The Daily Messenger. 1932. p. 1. Retrieved 2018-01-23 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. "Films Lose Naval Bride". The Los Angeles Times. 1935-06-29. p. 17. Retrieved 2018-01-23 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. "Halsey's Words for Japs Quite Forceful, Aide Says". The Los Angeles Times. 1943-07-08. p. 39. Retrieved 2018-01-23 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. "United States Social Security Death Index". FamilySearch. Retrieved August 14, 2014.
  7. "Stage and Screen". The Pittsburgh Press. 1931-12-13. p. 69. Retrieved 2018-01-23 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. "New and Dynamic Powell in New Comedy". The Evening News. 1932-02-02. p. 10. Retrieved 2018-01-23 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. "'The Half-Naked Truth'". Harrisburg Telegraph. 1933-04-08. p. 8. Retrieved 2018-01-23 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. "Truant Husband; His Two Cuties". Monroe Morning World. 1933-09-17. p. 7. Retrieved 2018-01-23 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. "Melody Cruise". Moberly Monitor-Index. 1933-07-08. p. 8. Retrieved 2018-01-23 – via Newspapers.com.

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