Phyllis Crane

Highest Rated: 100% My Man Godfrey (1936)
Lowest Rated: 100% My Man Godfrey (1936)
Birthday: Aug 7, 1912
Birthplace: Not Available
A veteran of vaudeville from the age of seven, Canadian-born starlet Phyllis Crane (née Phyllis Francis) signed with Columbia Pictures in 1934. Mainly seen in bit parts as chorus girls and maids in the studio's mainstream fare, the brunette Crane was much better served by the busy short subject department. As one of the scores of pretty girls used as foils for the unit's slapstick comics, Crane appeared in most of the early Three Stooges comedies, from Men in Black (1934) to A Pain in the Pullman (1936). Providing a bit of cheesecake to the anarchic proceedings Crane in effect served the same purpose as the later and much more appreciated Christine McIntyre. But while fellow Stooge starlet Lucille Ball went on to bigger and better things, Crane continued to toil in the rough-and-tumble shorts department. She left films for good in 1937.

Highest Rated Movies



100% My Man Godfrey Party guest 1936
No Score Yet Splendor First Girl 1935
No Score Yet Ten Cents a Dance Eunice 1931
No Score Yet The Girl Said No Alma Ward 1930
No Score Yet The Forward Pass Dot 1929
No Score Yet So This Is College Betty 1929


No Score Yet The Three Stooges
Debutante Molly Gray Girl Curly Kisses
  • 1936
  • 1934


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