Marguerite Churchill

Marguerite Churchill (December 26, 1910 – January 9, 2000) was an American film actress with a film career spanning from 1929 to 1952.wikipedia
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The Big Trail

She is best known today as John Wayne's first leading lady, in The Big Trail (1930).
Coleman finds love with young Ruth Cameron (Marguerite Churchill), whom he'd kissed accidentally, mistaking her for somebody else.

Girls Demand Excitement

She appeared with Wayne the following year in Girls Demand Excitement (1931), with Spencer Tracy and George Raft in Quick Millions (1931), with Will Rogers in Ambassador Bill (1931), with Warner Oland in Charlie Chan Carries On (1931), with George O'Brien in Riders of the Purple Sage (1931), with Charles Farrell in Girl Without a Room (1933), with Ralph Bellamy in The Final Hour (1936), with Boris Karloff in The Walking Dead (1936), and with Edward Van Sloan in Dracula's Daughter (1936).
Girls Demand Excitement is a 1931 film starring Virginia Cherrill, John Wayne, and Marguerite Churchill.

Quick Millions (1931 film)

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She appeared with Wayne the following year in Girls Demand Excitement (1931), with Spencer Tracy and George Raft in Quick Millions (1931), with Will Rogers in Ambassador Bill (1931), with Warner Oland in Charlie Chan Carries On (1931), with George O'Brien in Riders of the Purple Sage (1931), with Charles Farrell in Girl Without a Room (1933), with Ralph Bellamy in The Final Hour (1936), with Boris Karloff in The Walking Dead (1936), and with Edward Van Sloan in Dracula's Daughter (1936).
Quick Millions is a 1931 pre-Code crime film directed by Rowland Brown and starring Spencer Tracy, Marguerite Churchill, Sally Eilers, and featuring George Raft as the sidekick with a solo eccentric dance performance.

Ambassador Bill

She appeared with Wayne the following year in Girls Demand Excitement (1931), with Spencer Tracy and George Raft in Quick Millions (1931), with Will Rogers in Ambassador Bill (1931), with Warner Oland in Charlie Chan Carries On (1931), with George O'Brien in Riders of the Purple Sage (1931), with Charles Farrell in Girl Without a Room (1933), with Ralph Bellamy in The Final Hour (1936), with Boris Karloff in The Walking Dead (1936), and with Edward Van Sloan in Dracula's Daughter (1936).
Ambassador Bill is a 1931 American Pre-Code comedy film starring Will Rogers and Marguerite Churchill.

The Diplomats (film)

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An official of Fox Film saw her acting and gave her a contract which shortly afterwards led her to debut on screen in The Diplomats.
Marguerite Churchill as The Princess

Girl Without a Room

She appeared with Wayne the following year in Girls Demand Excitement (1931), with Spencer Tracy and George Raft in Quick Millions (1931), with Will Rogers in Ambassador Bill (1931), with Warner Oland in Charlie Chan Carries On (1931), with George O'Brien in Riders of the Purple Sage (1931), with Charles Farrell in Girl Without a Room (1933), with Ralph Bellamy in The Final Hour (1936), with Boris Karloff in The Walking Dead (1936), and with Edward Van Sloan in Dracula's Daughter (1936).
Girl Without a Room is a 1933 American Pre-Code musical comedy film starring Charles Farrell, Charles Ruggles, and Marguerite Churchill.

The Walking Dead (1936 film)

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She appeared with Wayne the following year in Girls Demand Excitement (1931), with Spencer Tracy and George Raft in Quick Millions (1931), with Will Rogers in Ambassador Bill (1931), with Warner Oland in Charlie Chan Carries On (1931), with George O'Brien in Riders of the Purple Sage (1931), with Charles Farrell in Girl Without a Room (1933), with Ralph Bellamy in The Final Hour (1936), with Boris Karloff in The Walking Dead (1936), and with Edward Van Sloan in Dracula's Daughter (1936).
The supporting cast features Ricardo Cortez, Marguerite Churchill and Barton MacLane.

Dracula's Daughter

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She appeared with Wayne the following year in Girls Demand Excitement (1931), with Spencer Tracy and George Raft in Quick Millions (1931), with Will Rogers in Ambassador Bill (1931), with Warner Oland in Charlie Chan Carries On (1931), with George O'Brien in Riders of the Purple Sage (1931), with Charles Farrell in Girl Without a Room (1933), with Ralph Bellamy in The Final Hour (1936), with Boris Karloff in The Walking Dead (1936), and with Edward Van Sloan in Dracula's Daughter (1936).
Directed by Lambert Hillyer from a screenplay by Garrett Fort, the film stars Otto Kruger, Gloria Holden in the title role, Marguerite Churchill and features, as the only cast member to return from the original, Edward Van Sloan – although his character's name was altered from Van Helsing to Von Helsing.

George O'Brien (actor)

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She appeared with Wayne the following year in Girls Demand Excitement (1931), with Spencer Tracy and George Raft in Quick Millions (1931), with Will Rogers in Ambassador Bill (1931), with Warner Oland in Charlie Chan Carries On (1931), with George O'Brien in Riders of the Purple Sage (1931), with Charles Farrell in Girl Without a Room (1933), with Ralph Bellamy in The Final Hour (1936), with Boris Karloff in The Walking Dead (1936), and with Edward Van Sloan in Dracula's Daughter (1936).
For some reason (some say his family did not approve of Olive) they ended their relationship and he eventually married actress Marguerite Churchill on July 15, 1933.

The Final Hour (film)

The Final Hour
She appeared with Wayne the following year in Girls Demand Excitement (1931), with Spencer Tracy and George Raft in Quick Millions (1931), with Will Rogers in Ambassador Bill (1931), with Warner Oland in Charlie Chan Carries On (1931), with George O'Brien in Riders of the Purple Sage (1931), with Charles Farrell in Girl Without a Room (1933), with Ralph Bellamy in The Final Hour (1936), with Boris Karloff in The Walking Dead (1936), and with Edward Van Sloan in Dracula's Daughter (1936).
Marguerite Churchill as Flo Russell

Riders of the Purple Sage (1931 film)

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She appeared with Wayne the following year in Girls Demand Excitement (1931), with Spencer Tracy and George Raft in Quick Millions (1931), with Will Rogers in Ambassador Bill (1931), with Warner Oland in Charlie Chan Carries On (1931), with George O'Brien in Riders of the Purple Sage (1931), with Charles Farrell in Girl Without a Room (1933), with Ralph Bellamy in The Final Hour (1936), with Boris Karloff in The Walking Dead (1936), and with Edward Van Sloan in Dracula's Daughter (1936).
Riders of the Purple Sage is a 1931 American pre-Code Western film based upon the novel by Zane Grey, directed by Hamilton MacFadden, photographed by George Schneiderman, and starring George O'Brien and Marguerite Churchill (who later married in 1933).

George Raft

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She appeared with Wayne the following year in Girls Demand Excitement (1931), with Spencer Tracy and George Raft in Quick Millions (1931), with Will Rogers in Ambassador Bill (1931), with Warner Oland in Charlie Chan Carries On (1931), with George O'Brien in Riders of the Purple Sage (1931), with Charles Farrell in Girl Without a Room (1933), with Ralph Bellamy in The Final Hour (1936), with Boris Karloff in The Walking Dead (1936), and with Edward Van Sloan in Dracula's Daughter (1936).
Quick Millions (1931) (with Spencer Tracy and Marguerite Churchill) as Jimmy Kirk

The Valiant (1929 film)

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The Valiant (1929; co-starred with Paul Muni in his film debut)
It is produced and directed by William K. Howard (his first sound film) and stars Paul Muni (in his film debut), Marguerite Churchill, and John Mack Brown.

Orin O'Brien

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Her daughter Orin has played double bass for the New York Philharmonic Orchestra since 1966.
O'Brien was born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California to actors George O'Brien and Marguerite Churchill.

They Had to See Paris

They Had to See Paris (1929; with Will Rogers)
They Had to See Paris is a 1929 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by Frank Borzage and starring Will Rogers, Irene Rich, and Marguerite Churchill.

Peter Ganine

In 1954, she announced her engagement to Peter Ganine, a sculptor.
Ganine married actress Marguerite Churchill on June 5, 1954.

Darcy O'Brien

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They had three children, one of whom was novelist Darcy O'Brien, whom she outlived by two years.
Darcy O'Brien was born in Los Angeles, the son of Hollywood silent film actor George O'Brien and actress Marguerite Churchill, a frequent co-star of John Wayne.

Harmony at Home

Harmony at Home (1930; with Rex Bell)
Marguerite Churchill - Louise Haller

Charlie Chan Carries On (film)

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Charlie Chan Carries On (1931; with Warner Oland)
Charlie Chan Carries On is a 1931 American pre-Code mystery film directed by Hamilton MacFadden and starring Warner Oland, John Garrick and Marguerite Churchill.

Born Reckless (1930 film)

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Born Reckless (1930; with Edmund Lowe)
Marguerite Churchill as Rosa Beretti

Murder by an Aristocrat

filmed in 1936
Murder by an Aristocrat (1936; with Lyle Talbot)
Murder by an Aristocrat is a 1936 American mystery film directed by Frank McDonald and starring Lyle Talbot, Marguerite Churchill and Claire Dodd.

Alibi for Murder

Alibi for Murder (1936; with William Gargan)
Alibi for Murder is a 1936 American crime film directed by D. Ross Lederman and starring William Gargan and Marguerite Churchill.

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

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She died on January 9, 2000, aged 89, from natural causes in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.
Marguerite Churchill, actress, died in Broken Arrow

John Wayne

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She is best known today as John Wayne's first leading lady, in The Big Trail (1930).