Leila Hyams

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Leila Hyams (May 1, 1905 – December 4, 1977) was an American model, vaudeville and film actress, who came from a show business family.wikipedia
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Alias Jimmy Valentine (1928 film)

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By 1928, she was playing starring roles, achieving success in MGM's first talkie release, Alias Jimmy Valentine (1928) opposite William Haines, Lionel Barrymore, and Karl Dane.
Alias Jimmy Valentine is a 1928 American crime drama film directed by Jack Conway, and starring William Haines, Leila Hyams, Lionel Barrymore, and Karl Dane.

The Thirteenth Chair

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The following year, she appeared in the popular murder mystery The Thirteenth Chair, a role that offered her the chance to display her dramatic abilities as a murder suspect.
It stars Conrad Nagel, Leila Hyams and Margaret Wycherly.

The Far Call

At Fox that same year, she appeared in director Allan Dwan's now lost romantic adventure The Far Call opposite Charles Morton.
The Far Call is a 1929 American lost film directed by Allan Dwan and starring Charles Morton and Leila Hyams.

The Big House (1930 film)

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The quality of her parts continued to improve as the decade turned, including a role as Robert Montgomery's sister in the prison drama The Big House (1930) with Chester Morris and Wallace Beery, for which Hyams once again received positive reviews.
The supporting cast features Leila Hyams, George F. Marion, J. C. Nugent, Karl Dane and Tom Kennedy.

Island of Lost Souls (1932 film)

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Although she succeeded in films that required her to play pretty ingenues, and developed into a capable dramatic actress in 1930s crime melodramas, she is perhaps best remembered for two early 1930s horror movies, as the wise-cracking but kind-hearted circus performer in Freaks (1932) and as the heroine in the Bela Lugosi film Island of Lost Souls (1932).
Island of Lost Souls is an American pre-Code science fiction horror film starring Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen, Leila Hyams, Béla Lugosi, and Kathleen Burke as the Panther Woman, theatrically released in 1932.

Karl Dane

By 1928, she was playing starring roles, achieving success in MGM's first talkie release, Alias Jimmy Valentine (1928) opposite William Haines, Lionel Barrymore, and Karl Dane.
He began to appear in comic relief roles in several films including The Scarlet Letter (directed by Victor Sjöström and starring Lillian Gish), La Bohème (again directed by Vidor, and starring Gish, Gilbert and Adorée), and Alias Jimmy Valentine with William Haines and Leila Hyams.

Surrender (1931 film)

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She then appeared in Surrender (1931).
Surrender is a 1931 American Pre-Code drama film directed by William K. Howard, written by S.N. Behrman, and starring Warner Baxter, Leila Hyams, Ralph Bellamy, C. Aubrey Smith, and Alexander Kirkland.

The Big Broadcast

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She also appeared in the once controversial Jean Harlow film Red-Headed Woman (1932), the musical comedy The Big Broadcast (1932) with Bing Crosby, George Burns, and Gracie Allen, and was praised for her comedic performance in Ruggles of Red Gap (1935).
The Big Broadcast is a 1932 American Pre-Code musical comedy film directed by Frank Tuttle and starring Bing Crosby, Stuart Erwin, and Leila Hyams.

Ruggles of Red Gap

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She also appeared in the once controversial Jean Harlow film Red-Headed Woman (1932), the musical comedy The Big Broadcast (1932) with Bing Crosby, George Burns, and Gracie Allen, and was praised for her comedic performance in Ruggles of Red Gap (1935).
Ruggles of Red Gap is a 1935 comedy film directed by Leo McCarey and starring Charles Laughton, Mary Boland, Charlie Ruggles, and ZaSu Pitts and featuring Roland Young and Leila Hyams.

1,000 Dollars a Minute

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In 1935 she made 1,000 Dollars a Minute for Republic and retired soon after.
1,000 Dollars a Minute is a 1935 American comedy film directed by Aubrey Scotto and starring Roger Pryor and Leila Hyams.

Red-Headed Woman

She also appeared in the once controversial Jean Harlow film Red-Headed Woman (1932), the musical comedy The Big Broadcast (1932) with Bing Crosby, George Burns, and Gracie Allen, and was praised for her comedic performance in Ruggles of Red Gap (1935).
She seduces her wealthy boss William "Bill" Legendre Jr. (Chester Morris) and cleverly breaks up his marriage with his loving wife Irene (Leila Hyams).

The Bush Leaguer

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The Bush Leaguer (1927)
The Bush Leaguer is a lost 1927 American silent comedy film directed by Howard Bretherton and starring Monte Blue and Leila Hyams.

One-Round Hogan

One-Round Hogan (1927)
It starred Monte Blue and Leila Hyams.

Honor Bound (1928 film)

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Honor Bound (1928)
Honor Bound is a 1928 American drama film directed by Alfred E. Green and starring George O'Brien, Estelle Taylor and Leila Hyams.

The Girl Said No (1930 film)

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The Girl Said No (1930)
The Girl Said No is a 1930 pre-Code American romantic comedy film starring William Haines and Leila Hyams.

A Girl in Every Port (1928 film)

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A Girl in Every Port (1928)
Leila Hyams as Sailor's Wife

The Wizard (1927 film)

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The Wizard (1927)
The film stars Edmund Lowe, Leila Hyams, Gustav von Seyffertitz, E. H. Calvert, Barry Norton, and Oscar Smith.

Land of the Silver Fox

Land of the Silver Fox (1928)
The film stars Rin Tin Tin, Leila Hyams, John Miljan, Carroll Nye, Tom Santschi, and Neola May.

Dancing Mothers

Dancing Mothers (1926)
Leila Hyams as Birdey Courtney

Hurricane (1929 film)

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Hurricane (1929)
Hurricane is a 1929 American adventure film directed by Ralph Ince and starring Hobart Bosworth, Johnny Mack Brown and Leila Hyams.

White Pants Willie

White Pants Willie (1927)
The film stars Johnny Hines, Leila Hyams, Henry A. Barrows, Ruth Dwyer, Walter Long and Margaret Seddon.

The Crimson City

The Crimson City (1928)
Actors include Myrna Loy, Anna May Wong, Sōjin Kamiyama, John Miljan, Leila Hyams and Richard Tucker.

Way Out West (1930 film)

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Way Out West (1930)
Way Out West is a 1930 American comedy film directed by Fred Niblo and starring William Haines, Leila Hyams, Polly Moran, and Ralph Bushman.