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Alice Brady

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. She worked until six months before her death from cancer in 1939. Her films include My Man Godfrey (1936), in which she plays the flighty mother of Carole Lombard's character, and In Old Chicago (1937) for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In 1960, Brady received a motion pictures star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to the film industry. Her star is located at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 2nd, 1892 (New York City), Died October 28th, 1939 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MRC-64675 16-in. 2/8/1931 Sham Alice Brady ; Tom Powers Radio broadcast recording : Drama speaker  
Victor MRC-64676 16-in. 2/8/1931 Sham Alice Brady ; Tom Powers Radio broadcast recording : Drama speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brady, Alice," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105215.

Brady, Alice. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105215.

"Brady, Alice." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105215

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