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Jacqueline White is a Actor American born on 27 november 1922 at Beverly Hills (USA)

Jacqueline White

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Nationality USA
Birth 27 november 1922 (99 years) at Beverly Hills (USA)

Jacqueline White (born November 26, 1922) is a former American film actress. She's probably best remembered appearing in the films noir Crossfire and The Narrow Margin. She usually played either lead actresses in B-movies or supporting parts in A-movies. She usually played the main character, and one of her biggest movies was Mystery in Mexico. White was under contract to both MGM then RKO where she appeared in two classics, Crossfire and The Narrow Margin.

RKO used her as a second lead in A pictures and leading roles in B films. She retired in 1950 upon her marriage to Bruce Anderson and she relocated to Wyoming with her husband who started an oil business. When she returned to Los Angeles for the birth of her first child, she was spotted in the RKO commissary visiting friends by Director Richard Fleischer and Producer Stanley Rubin who offered her a co-starring role in "The Narrow Margin" (1952). White appeared in The Narrow Margin, a film whose release was delayed for two years while Howard Hughes, the studio boss, considered whether to either extensively edit it or reshoot as an A-film with Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell. Eventually, selected scenes were reshot and added in December 1951, nearly a year after the film had originally wrapped. Still active as of 2005, White appears occasionally at film conventions. In 2013, she made an appearance at the annual TCM Film Festival.


Jacqueline White mène une courte carrière au cinéma, contribuant à vingt-six films américains, les deux premiers sortis en 1942 (dont Quelque part en France de Jules Dassin, avec Joan Crawford et John Wayne). Le dernier est L'Énigme du Chicago Express de Richard Fleischer (avec Charles McGraw et Marie Windsor), sorti en 1952, après lequel elle se retire définitivement pour se consacrer à sa famille.

Dans l'intervalle, citons Feux croisés d'Edward Dmytryk (1947, avec Robert Young et Robert Mitchum), Mystère au Mexique de Robert Wise (1948, avec William Lundigan et Ricardo Cortez), ou encore le western Far West 89 de Ray Enright (1948, avec Randolph Scott et Robert Ryan).

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Filmography of Jacqueline White (18 films)

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The Narrow Margin, 1h11
Directed by Richard Fleischer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Noir, Crime
Themes Transport films, Rail transport films
Actors Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, Jacqueline White, Gordon Gebert, Don Beddoe, Queenie Leonard
Roles Ann Sinclair
Rating76% 3.846433.846433.846433.846433.84643
Detective Sergeant Walter Brown (Charles McGraw) of the Los Angeles Police Department and his partner are assigned to protect a mob boss's widow, Mrs. Frankie Neall (Marie Windsor), as she rides a train from Chicago to Los Angeles to testify before a grand jury. She is also carrying a payoff list that belonged to her murdered husband. On the way to pick her up, Brown bets his partner and friend, Sergeant Gus Forbes (Don Beddoe), what she will be like: "She's the sixty cent special. Cheap. Flashy. Strictly poison under the gravy."
Riders of the Range
Directed by Lesley Selander
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Tim Holt, Robert Barrat, Jacqueline White, Reed Hadley, William Tannen, William Tannen
Roles Priscilla 'Dusty' Willis
Rating63% 3.188293.188293.188293.188293.18829
Two cowboys are hired by a rancher to save her brother from a gambler.
The Capture, 1h31
Directed by John Sturges
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Western
Actors Lew Ayres, Teresa Wright, Victor Jory, Jacqueline White, Jimmy Hunt, Barry Kelley
Roles Luana Ware
Rating59% 2.95152.95152.95152.95152.9515
Lin Vanner (Lew Ayres), is manager of an oil company. The payroll has been stolen in a hold-up. His fiance urges him to pursue the suspect in hope that he will gain recognition. Deducing the road the robber may have taken over the border with Mexico, he goes along to intercept him. He shoots a man who shouts back at him and does not raise his hands when challenged by Lin.
Return of the Bad Men, 1h30
Directed by Ray Enright
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Western
Actors Randolph Scott, Robert Ryan, George "Gabby" Hayes, Anne Jeffreys, Jacqueline White, Steve Brodie
Roles Madge Allen
Rating62% 3.145323.145323.145323.145323.14532
In 1880s Indian Territory (future Oklahoma), a rancher reluctantly agrees to take up the post of federal marshal and tackle a violent gang of outlaws ravaging the territory.
Mystery in Mexico, 1h6
Directed by Robert Wise
Origin USA
Genres Noir, Crime
Actors William Lundigan, Jacqueline White, Ricardo Cortez, Walter Reed, José Torvay, Jaime Jiménez Pons
Roles Victoria Ames
Rating58% 2.906612.906612.906612.906612.90661
Steve Hasting est détective dans une société d'assurance. Il est chargé d’enquêter à la suite de la disparition mystérieuse d'un de ses collègues qui enquêtait au Mexique à propos d'un bijou disparu. On ne sait au départ si le collègue est complice ou victime. La sœur du collègue, Victoria Ames, doit justement se rendre au Mexique, Hasting est donc chargé de l'approcher. On apprend qu'elle a rendez-vous avec son frère à la sortie de l'aéroport, mais ce dernier n'y est pas. En fait une bande de trafiquants de bijoux possédant une boite de nuit à Mexico se sert de Victoria comme appât, persuadés qu'elle les mettra sur la piste de son frère et donc du bijou. C'est d'ailleurs ce qui se passe, le frère a été gravement blessé et est abrité chez une famille de paysans. Hasting et Victoria sont bientôt maîtrisés par les gangsters, mais Hasting réussira à les piéger et l'intervention de la police mettra fin à l'affaire.
Crossfire (1947)
, 1h26
Directed by Edward Dmytryk
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir, Crime
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame, Paul Kelly, Sam Levene
Roles Mary Mitchell
Rating72% 3.645843.645843.645843.645843.64584
After he's called in to investigate the brutal killing of Joseph Samuels (Sam Levene), who was found dead at his home, police investigator Finlay (Robert Young) discovers there may be a murderer among a group of demobilized soldiers, who had been seen with Samuels and his female friend at a hotel bar that night.
Banjo (1947)
, 1h8
Directed by Richard Fleischer
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Sharyn Moffett, Jacqueline White, Walter Reed, Una O'Connor, Louise Beavers, Herbert Evans
Roles Elizabeth Ames
Rating58% 2.912032.912032.912032.912032.91203
After her father dies, Patricia Warren, a girl of nine, must go from her home in Georgia to live with her wealthy but vain and egotistical aunt Elizabeth Ames in Boston. Pat insists on bringing her beloved dog Banjo when she boards the train north. Since Pat does not want to leave her dog alone, she travels by Banjo's side in the baggage car, where she meets and befriends Bill, who works for the railroad.
Night Song
Night Song (1947)
, 1h42
Directed by John Cromwell
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about classical music and musicians, Musical films, Films about disabilities, La cécité
Actors Dana Andrews, Merle Oberon, Ethel Barrymore, Hoagy Carmichael, Bess Flowers, Jacqueline White
Roles Connie
Rating63% 3.1972153.1972153.1972153.1972153.197215
San Francisco wealthy socialite Cathy Mallory is entranced by the music of a nightclub pianist, Dan Evans, who is blind. He is bitter and resents a potential lady bountiful's attempt to become his patron saint.
Seven Keys to Baldpate
Directed by Lew Landers
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Phillip Terry, Jacqueline White, Eduardo Ciannelli, Margaret Lindsay, Arthur Shields, Jimmy Conlin
Roles Mary Jordan
Rating60% 3.0025353.0025353.0025353.0025353.002535
Writer Kenneth Magee bets he can finish a novel in a short period of time.
The Harvey Girls, 1h42
Directed by George Sidney, Robert Alton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical, Western
Themes Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Rail transport films, Musical films
Actors Judy Garland, John Hodiak, Ray Bolger, Angela Lansbury, Preston Foster, Virginia O'Brien
Roles une demoiselle Harvey
Rating70% 3.5464853.5464853.5464853.5464853.546485
In the 1890s, a group of "Harvey Girls" - new waitresses for Fred Harvey's pioneering chain of Harvey House restaurants - travels on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (AT&SF) to the western town of Sandrock, Arizona. On the trip they meet Susan Bradley (Judy Garland), who travels to the same town to marry the man whose beautiful letters she received when she answered a "lonely-hearts" ad. Unfortunately, when she arrives, the man turns out to be an "old coot" who does not at all meet her expectations – and he also wants not to get married as much as she wants not to marry him, so they agree to call it off. When she learns that someone else, the owner of the local saloon, Ned Trent (John Hodiak), wrote the letters as a joke, she confronts him and tells him off, in the process endearing herself to him.
The Show-Off, 1h23
Directed by Harry Beaumont
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Red Skelton, Marilyn Maxwell, Marjorie Main, Marshall Thompson, George Cleveland, Virginia O'Brien
Roles Clara Harlin
Rating61% 3.0521153.0521153.0521153.0521153.052115
Amy Fisher's parents can't understand what their daughter sees in Aubrey Piper, a loudmouth and braggart who pretends to be more than the lowly clerk he is.
The Great Morgan, 57minutes
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical
Themes Musical films
Actors Frank Morgan, Leon Ames, William Powell, Lucille Norman, Eleanor Powell, Virginia O'Brien
Roles Mother in 'Our Old Car' (archive footage)
Rating52% 2.625872.625872.625872.625872.62587
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, 2h18
Directed by Mervyn LeRoy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Historical
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Aviation films, Political films, Dans un avion, Disaster films, Films about aviation accidents or incidents, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Van Johnson, Robert Walker, Spencer Tracy, Don DeFore, Phyllis Thaxter, Stephen McNally
Roles Emmy York
Rating72% 3.6466453.6466453.6466453.6466453.646645
In February 1942, just two months after the Pearl Harbor attack, the United States Army Air Forces plan to retaliate by bombing Tokyo and four other Japanese cities—taking advantage of the fact that US aircraft carriers can approach near enough to the Japanese mainland to make such an attack feasible.
A Guy Named Joe, 2h2
Directed by Victor Fleming, John E. Burch
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Transport films, Aviation films, Political films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, Van Johnson, Ward Bond, James Gleason, Lionel Barrymore
Roles Helen
Rating69% 3.4937453.4937453.4937453.4937453.493745
Pete Sandidge (Spencer Tracy) is the reckless pilot of a North American B-25 Mitchell bomber flying out of England during World War II. He is in love with Women Airforce Service Pilot Dorinda Durston (Irene Dunne), a civilian pilot ferrying aircraft across the Atlantic. "Nails" Kilpatrick (James Gleason), Pete's commanding officer, first transfers Pete and his crew to a base in Scotland and then offers him a transfer back to America to be a flying instructor. Dorinda has a feeling that Pete's "number is up" and begs him to accept. Pete agrees, but goes out on one last mission with his best friend Al Yackey (Ward Bond) to check out a German aircraft carrier. Wounded after an attack by an enemy fighter, Pete has his crew bail out before bombing the ship and crashing into the sea.
Song of Russia, 1h47
Directed by Gregory Ratoff, László Benedek
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about war, Documentary films about historical events, Films about classical music and musicians, Musical films, Political films, Documentary films about World War II
Actors Robert Taylor, Susan Peters, Robert Benchley, John Hodiak, Felix Bressart, Michael Chekhov
Roles Anna Bulganov
Rating59% 2.957952.957952.957952.957952.95795
American conductor John Meredith (Robert Taylor) and his manager, Hank Higgins (Robert Benchley), go to Russia shortly before the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union. Meredith falls in love with beautiful Soviet pianist Nadya Stepanova (Susan Peters) while they travel throughout the country on a 40-city tour. Their bliss is destroyed by the German invasion.