Marie Dressler, Best Actress 1930/31: MovieMonday.com

MIN AND BILL

(Drama - NR)

Marie Dressler received her oscar for playing Min, who was a good-hearted old boozer who runs a broken-down waterfront hotel, while constantly battling with her beau, (played by Wallace Beery).


ABOUT MARIE DRESSLER (1869 - 1934)

American comedy character actress in both silent films and talkies. Did many comedy-dramas for MGM.

Real name was Leila Von Koerber.

In 1932 Marie Dressler received her second Oscar nomination for EMMA.

After becoming a Broadway favorite she started appearing in films.

Her silent credits include:

TILLIE'S NIGHTMARE
BRINGING UP FATHER
THE DIVINE LADY

Marie Dressler's talkies include:

ANNA CHRISTIE
THE GIRL SAID NO
CHASING RAINBOWS
REDUCING
POLITICS
PROSPERITY
TUGBOAT ANNIE
DINNER AT EIGHT

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