A Little L’Amour, L’Amour for Mary Boland

Once Upon a Screen is remembering Mary Boland today (January 28, 1882 – June 23, 1965) with some sights and sounds. The great character actor, comedienne enjoyed a forty-year career on film and television leaving us plenty to enjoy.  This is a drop-in-the-bucket tribute to one of the greats.

Oh, l’amour, l’amour

Countess DeLave, The Women (1939)

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Oh, the publicity! La publicité!

Here’s an episode of Orson Welles Radio Almanac from 1944 with Mary Boland as the featured guest:

From the first season of The Screen Guild Theater – Variety Revue 2 with a host of terrific guest stars including Boland:

Finally The Screen Guild Theater presentation of “Hi Diddle Diddle” Martha Scott, George Murphy, Mary Boland and Walter Abel

Get me a bromide – and put some gin in it.”

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