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Julanne Johnston is a Actor American born on 1 may 1900 at Indianapolis (USA)

Julanne Johnston

Julanne Johnston
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Nationality USA
Birth 1 may 1900 at Indianapolis (USA)
Death 26 december 1988 (at 88 years) at Grosse Pointe (USA)

Julanne Johnston (May 1, 1900 – December 26, 1988) was an American silent film actress born in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Johnston is known for being on William Randolph Hearst's yacht the Oneida during the weekend in November 1924 when film director and producer Thomas Ince later died of heart failure. She was also the female lead in the Douglas Fairbanks film The Thief of Bagdad, with Anna May Wong, that same year.

She died in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, at the age of 88. Her remains were buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit.


Elle étudia la danse à la Denishawn School et joua deux saisons pour l'Hollywood Community Theatre.

Julanne Johnston est connue pour s'être trouvée sur le yacht de William Randolph Hearst lors du décès, en novembre 1924, du producteur et réalisateur Thomas Ince. La même année, elle fut l'une des WAMPAS Baby Stars et eut le rôle féminin principal dans Le Voleur de Bagdad, film qui comptait à son générique Anna May Wong et Douglas Fairbanks.

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Filmography of Julanne Johnston (24 films)

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Cleopatra (1934)
, 1h40
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Historical, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa, Politique, Political films, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare, Films about royalty
Actors Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Henry Wilcoxon, Joseph Schildkraut, Ian Keith, Gertrude Michael
Rating67% 3.394673.394673.394673.394673.39467
In 48 BC, Cleopatra vies with her brother Ptolemy for control of Egypt. Pothinos (Leonard Mudie) kidnaps her and Apollodorus (Irving Pichel) and strands them in the desert. When Pothinos informs Julius Caesar that the queen has fled the country, Caesar is ready to sign an agreement with Ptolemy when Apollodorus appears, bearing a gift carpet for the Roman. When Apollodorus unrolls it, Cleopatra emerges much to Pothinos' surprise- he tries to deny who she is. However Caesar sees through the deception and Cleopatra soon beguiles Caesar with the prospect of the riches of not only Egypt, but also India. Later, when they are seemingly alone, she spots a sandal peeking out from underneath a curtain and thrusts a spear into the hidden Pothinos, foiling his assassination attempt. Caesar makes Cleopatra the sole ruler of Egypt, and begins an affair with her.
The Scarlet Empress, 1h44
Directed by Josef von Sternberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical, Romance
Themes Politique, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Marlene Dietrich, John Lodge, Sam Jaffe, Louise Dresser, C. Aubrey Smith, Gavin Gordon
Rating75% 3.7945353.7945353.7945353.7945353.794535
Sophia Frederica (Dietrich) is the daughter of a minor German prince and an ambitious mother. She is brought to Russia by Count Alexei (Lodge) at the behest of Empress Elizabeth (Dresser) to marry her nephew, Grand Duke Peter (played as a half-wit by Jaffe in his film debut). The overbearing Elizabeth renames her Catherine and reinforces the demand the new bride issue an heir to the throne.
Morning Glory, 1h14
Directed by Lowell Sherman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Katharine Hepburn, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Adolphe Menjou, Mary Duncan, C. Aubrey Smith, Don Alvarado
Rating64% 3.2486153.2486153.2486153.2486153.248615
Eva Lovelace (Katharine Hepburn) is a performer from a small town who has hoped since childhood to make it big on Broadway. She goes to auditions and tries to get a role in an upcoming play that would help her make it to the big time. While there, one other actress auditioning makes the cut as she is under contract with the company, but in fact the boss would love to get rid of this pest of a woman. A theatre coach (C Aubrey Smith), whom she meets while waiting to talk to Louis Easton (Adolphe Menjou), agrees to give her acting lessons.
Golden Dawn, 1h23
Directed by Ray Enright
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, Musical films, Films based on plays
Actors Walter Woolf King, Noah Beery Sr., Lupino Lane, Marion Byron, Edward Martindel, Nina Quartero
Roles Sister Hedwig
Rating50% 2.5190252.5190252.5190252.5190252.519025
The story takes place in colonial Africa, where Vivienne Segal (as Dawn), plays the part of a white girl who was kidnapped in infancy and is being brought up by a black native, played by Alice Gentle, as her own. Alice Gentle runs a canteen in the now German colonial settlement. Segal falls in love with Walter Woolf King, a British rubber planter who is now a prisoner of war. Noah Beery, who is the native black leader of the tribes in that region, is also in love with Segal and becomes extremely jealous when he heard of Segal's love for King. King, however, is sent back to Britain by the Germans for attempting to steal Segal, whom they believe is half black. Eventually, the British regain control of the territory and drive out the Germans. King returns to the colony. When the settlement experiences a drought, Beery attempts to incite the natives against Segal, claiming that their native God is angry because Segal has dared to love a white man. King is unable to save Segal because the colonial authorities refuse to act unless they have proof that Segal is one hundred percent white. Eventually Gentle confesses that she is not Segal's real mother and that her real (white) father confirms what she confessed is true and that her mother was white. King quickly brings the British troops just as the natives are about to sacrifice Segal. During the ceremony however, one of the virgin priestesses of the native God, revels that Beery has been lying about Segal. The God is not interested in Segal since she is pure white. Furthermore she reveals that Beery had violated her chastity and claims that their native God was angry because of this sacrilegious act. Beery is sacrificed to the anger of the natives and the drought quickly ends as rain pours down. In the end, Segal and King, happily reunited, sail back to England together.
Madam Satan, 1h56
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Aviation films, Musical films
Actors Kay Johnson, Reginald Denny, Lillian Roth, Roland Young, Boyd Irwin, Wilfred Lucas
Roles Miss Conning Tower
Rating65% 3.2947153.2947153.2947153.2947153.294715
Socialite Angela Brooks (Kay Johnson) discovers that her husband Bob (Reginald Denny) is cheating on her with Trixie (Lillian Roth).
Strictly Modern, 1h3
Directed by William A. Seiter
Origin USA
Actors Dorothy Mackaill, Sidney Blackmer, Julanne Johnston, Warner Richmond
Roles Aimee Spencer

Kate is a novelist who writes "modern" novels about sex, romance and relationships. She thinks that since she is a strictly modern women she knows everything about men. When she falls in love, she plans to act exactly like the heroines in her novels and expects her future boyfriend to do likewise. Kate attempts to apply the methods that uses in his books to her own life and the lives of those around her. As the film begins, we find out that Mackaill's cousin, Aimee (Johnston) is about to be married to Heath Desmond (Blackmer).
Smiling Irish Eyes, 1h30
Directed by William A. Seiter
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Themes Musical films
Actors Colleen Moore, James Hall, Robert Homans, Claude Gillingwater, Robert Emmett O'Connor, Aggie Herring
Roles Goldie Devore
Rating43% 2.172142.172142.172142.172142.17214
Rory O'More leaves his sweetheart Kathleen O'Connor back in the old country while he travels to America to establish himself. He is a musician, and hopes to make it big. Kathleen grows tired of waiting and travels to America, only to find him on stage performing "their" song and kissing another woman. Kathleen returns to Ireland, followed by Rory, who explains everything. In the end they wed and return to America.
Synthetic Sin, 1h12
Directed by William A. Seiter
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Colleen Moore, Antonio Moreno, Edythe Chapman, Kathryn McGuire, Gertrude Astor, Montagu Love
Rating68% 3.4416053.4416053.4416053.4416053.441605
Famed playwright Donald Anthony returns home to Magnolia Gap, Virginia, and proposes to Betty Fairfax. She accepts and he offers her the lead part in his next play, but the play is a disaster. Donald tells her that she is unsuited for the role, that it requires someone with more life experience. Rather than return home defeated, Betty stays in New York, in a bad neighborhood where local gangsters adopt her as their own. When Donald comes to visit her, they eject him. There is a gunfight, and in the resulting confusion Donald sweeps in and rescues Betty. After the excitement, Betty gives up her dreams of the stage and devotes herself to Donald.
The Younger Generation, 1h15
Directed by Frank Capra
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Ricardo Cortez, Jean Hersholt, Lina Basquette, Rex Lease, Joe Bordeaux, Julia Swayne Gordon
Roles Irma Striker
Rating64% 3.241263.241263.241263.241263.24126
The child of Jewish immigrants, young Morris Goldfish (Ricardo Cortez) becomes a big success in business. He moves his family to Park Avenue, but finds they were happier back on the East Side. He changes his name to Maurice Fish, as he becomes more and more ashamed of his family and his origins. In the end he finds that there is more to life than money.
Her Wild Oat, 1h10
Directed by Marshall Neilan
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Colleen Moore, Larry Kent, Hallam Cooley, Gwen Lee, Martha Mattox, Charles Giblyn
Roles Miss Whitley
Rating73% 3.6832753.6832753.6832753.6832753.683275
Aloma of the South Seas, 1h30
Directed by Maurice Tourneur
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Melodrama
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Gilda Gray, Percy Marmont, Warner Baxter, William Powell, Harry T. Morey, Julanne Johnston
Roles Sylvia

Aloma, une danseuse, vit sur Paradise Island, surveillée jalousement par son amant Nuitane. Lorsque Red Malloy lui cherche des ennuis, Bob Holden, un Américain présent sur l'île pour oublier une histoire d'amour malheureuse, la défend et gagne sa confiance. Sylvia, l'ancien amour de Bob, arrive sur l'île avec son mari Van Templeton. Aloma commençait à tomber amoureuse de Bob, mais celui-ci réalise qu'il aime encore Sylvia. Bob et Van disparaissent avec leur canoë pendant une tempête, ce qui fait se rapprocher les deux femmes. Mais Bob réapparaît, annonçant que Van s'est noyé. Il se réconcilie avec Sylvia et Aloma retourne avec Nuitane.