Norma Shearer, Best Actress 1929/30

THE DIVORCEE (Drama - NR)

Norma Shearer received her oscar for playing a free-spirited woman involved with a broken marriage and her ex-husband's best friend.

THE DIVORCEE was a tear-jerker based on Ursula Parrott's sensational novel titled: "Ex-Wife".


ABOUT NORMA SHEARER (1900 - 83)

Canadian born actress in Hollywood from silent days, who became a big MGM star during the thirties.

Widow of Irving Thalberg (MGM's Production Chief).

Many silents, including:

THE FLAPPER
CHANNING OF THE NORTHWEST
HE WHO GETS SLAPPED
AFTER MIDNIGHT

Norma Shearer was one silent star that remained an audience favorite.

Norma Shearer received four additonal Oscar nominations:

A FREE SOUL (31)
THE BARRETTS OF WIMPOLE STREET (34)
ROMEO AND JULIET (36)
MARIE ANTOINETTE (38)

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