Saturday, April 13, 2013

Saturday Scream Queen: Ann Sothern

Ann Sothern was multi-talented actress and singer who appeared on stage, radio, film, and television. She was a tremendously popular comedienne and leading lady during the 1930s and 1940s and one of the early superstars of television with starring roles in the long-running comedy series "Private Secretary" and "The Anne Sothern Show" during the 1950s.

Starting in 1950, Sothern had opportunties to put her talent for dramatic acting on display with leading and supporting roles in crime dramas, film noir pictures, and out-and-out horror movies. Some of her horror films are "Shadow on the Wall" (1950), "Lady in a Cage" (1964), "The Killing Kind" (1973), and "The Manitou" (1975).

Sothern retired from acting in 1987. She passed away in 2001.


  1. She was a stone hottie - loved her in the Maisie movies and Golden Needles and The Manitou.

  2. As a great actor.........
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