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)
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