A complete and illustrated biography of stage actress and later film star Mary Boland prepared to coincide with TCM’s Summer Under the Stars presentation of Boland movies, August 4, 2013.
The Night of June 13th (1932) was Paramount’s answer to Street Scene in which they set an ensemble cast loose on each other in the suburbs. With Clive Brook, the first pairing of Charles Ruggles and Mary Boland, plus Lila Lee, Gene Raymond, Frances Dee, Charley Grapewin and many others.
MGM tries to capitalize upon Herbert Marshall’s success in Trouble in Paradise with The Solitaire Main (1933). With Lionel Atwill, Elizabeth Allan, May Robson and Mary Boland.
A look at the career of Mary Boland from her 1907 Broadway debut through her teamings with Charlie Ruggles and beyond. Illustrated with vintage movie cards and collectibles.
Charles Laughton is a gentleman’s gentleman in Ruggles of Red Gap who’s transferred through a card game from his British master to the backwards Flouds in the USA