Margaret Livingston

Birthday: Nov 25, 1900
Birthplace: Not Available
In films from 1916, statuesque actress Margaret Livingston was one of filmdom's finest "vamps." Livingston's most famous performance in the temptress category was as "The Woman of the City" who bewitches farmer George O'Brien and inveigles him into a murder scheme in F. W. Murnau's haunting Sunrise (1927). Blessed with an appealingly husky voice, she made a successful transition to talkies in films like Seven Keys to Baldpate (1929) and Call Her Savage (1932). Her best-known talkie "appearance" went uncredited: when star Louise Brooks refused to return to the U.S. to film new dialogue sequences for the previously silent The Canary Murder Case (1929), Livingston dubbed Brooks' voice in the completed footage and doubled for the actress in over-the-shoulder medium shots (the deception does not go unnoticed). Retiring in 1934, Margaret Livingston became the fourth and final wife of bandleader Paul Whiteman, outliving him by eighteen years.

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CREDIT
No Score Yet Call Her Savage Actor 1932
No Score Yet Smart Money District Attorney's Girl 1931
No Score Yet God's Gift to Women Tania 1931
No Score Yet The Lady Refuses Berthine Waller 1931
No Score Yet The Canary Murder Case Voice double for Louise Brooks 1929
No Score Yet The Last Warning Evalinda 1929
No Score Yet The Charlatan Florence 1929
No Score Yet The Way Of The Strong Actor 1928
98% Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans The Woman from the City 1927
No Score Yet The Blue Eagle Mrs. Mary Rohan 1926
No Score Yet I'll Show You the Town Lucille Pemberton 1925
No Score Yet The Busher Actor 1919

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