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Frances Langford

Frances Langford won fame on radio (primarily as Bob Hope's vocalist, later sparring comically with Don Ameche as "The Bickersons"), via recordings and in the movies. In spite of the fact that she played mostly in minor musicals (plus appearing occasionally in "A" productions, including Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), This Is the Army (1943) and The Glenn Miller Story (1954)), she introduced major songs like "I'm in the Mood for Love" in Every Night at Eight (1935), "You are My Lucky Star" and "Broadway Rhythm" in Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935), Cole Porter's "Easy to Love" in Born to Dance (1936) and "Hooray for Hollywood" in Hollywood Hotel (1937). Date of Birth 4 April 1913, Lakeland, Florida Date of Death 11 July 2005, Jensen Beach, Florida  (congestive heart failure)

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Apr 4, 1913
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Every Night at Eight 1935-08-02
Latest Project:
Movie This Is Bob Hope... 2017-12-29
Known For
Movie This Is Bob Hope... Herself (archive footage) 2017-12-29
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life (archive footage) 1988-11-22
Movie That's Dancing! 1985-01-01
Movie The Glenn Miller Story Frances Langford 1954-01-04
Movie A Star Is Born World Premiere 1954-09-28
Movie Make Mine Laughs (archive footage) 1949-08-03
Movie Deputy Marshal Janet Masters 1949-10-28
Movie Melody Time Frances Langford 1948-05-27
Movie Beat the Band Ann Rogers 1947-02-19
Movie People Are Funny Frances Langford - Guest 1946-01-11
Movie The Bamboo Blonde Louise Anderson 1946-07-15
Movie Radio Stars on Parade Sally Baker 1945-08-01
Movie Dixie Jamboree Susan Jackson 1944-08-15
Movie Career Girl Joan Terry 1944-01-11
Movie Girl Rush Flo Daniels 1944-10-21
Movie This Is the Army Herself 1943-08-14
Movie Follow the Band Frances Langford 1943-04-01
Movie Never a Dull Moment Julie Russell 1943-11-19
Movie Yankee Doodle Dandy Singer 1942-05-29
Movie All-American Co-Ed Virginia Collinge 1941-10-31
Movie Swing It Soldier Patricia Loring / Evelyn Loring Waters 1941-11-07
Movie Dreaming Out Loud Alice 1940-09-30
Movie Hit Parade of 1941 Pat Abbott 1940-10-14
Movie Too Many Girls Eileen Eilers 1940-10-08
Movie The Hit Parade Ruth Allison 1937-04-26
Movie Hollywood Hotel Alice 1937-12-20
Movie Palm Springs Joan Smythe 1936-06-05
Movie Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs 1936-08-05
Movie Every Night at Eight Susan Moore 1935-08-02
Movie Broadway Melody of 1936 Frances Langford 1935-09-20
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