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Classically Speaking:
Promoting Classic Movies in a Jaded World!

Friday, October 21, 2005


Iris Adrian

IRIS ADRIAN (1912-1994) Brash, brassy and blond, Iris Adrian, a former Ziegfeld dancer brightened the screen in many roles from 1928 to 1980.

Iris Adrian publicity still

Haven't you seen Lady of Burlesque (1943)?
Based on a novel by Gypsy Rose Lee. Iris is Gee Gee Graham.

Watch this and then see these other four films.

The Paleface (1948) Iris shines as "Pepper" in this great Bob Hope vehicle.
That Darn Cat (1965) Iris is the landlady.
The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975) Iris has a nice bit as Poker Polly.
Roxie Hart (1942) Here Iris is 2-Gun Gertie Baxter.

*Contributed by: "Eric Jamborsky" Date: Wed, Oct 19 2005 / 20:46:05 PST