Helen Flint

Helen Flint (January 14, 1898 – September 9, 1967) was an American actress.

Helen Flint
Helen Flint in Ah, Wilderness!.jpg
Born(1898-01-14)January 14, 1898
DiedSeptember 9, 1967(1967-09-09) (aged 69)
OccupationActress
Years active1931-1944
Spouse(s)Harmon Spencer Auguste[1] (1938 - 1939, divorce)

Flint debuted as a member of the chorus in the Ziegfeld Follies when she was 17.[1] Her work on Broadway included more than 20 productions between 1921 and 1946.[2]

Flint appeared in more than 20 films between 1931 and 1944. Flint often played seedy or sexually available women. Her films included Ah, Wilderness! and Black Legion. She portrayed the fortune-hunting actress Minna Tipton in David O. Selznick's production of Little Lord Fauntleroy.

Flint's career ended with an acting appearance in the comedy The Dancer (1953) in New York.[3]

Banker H. Spencer Auguste married Flint on January 27, 1938, in Palm Beach, Florida.[4] They were divorced in Reno, Nevada, on January 7, 1939.[5]

On September 9, 1967, Flint died in a hospital in Washington, D. C., after being hit by a car. She was 69.[1]

Filmography[6]Edit

Year Title Role Notes
1931 The Clyde Mystery Ann Clyde Short
1934 The Ninth Guest Sylvia Inglesby
1934 Midnight Ethel Saxton
1934 Manhattan Love Song Carol Stewart
1934 Handy Andy Mrs. Beauregard
1934 Broadway Bill Mrs. Henry Early Uncredited
1935 Devil Dogs of the Air Mrs. Brown (scenes deleted)
1935 While the Patient Slept Isobel Federie
1935 Doubting Thomas Nelly Fell
1935 Ah, Wilderness! Belle
1936 Riffraff Sadie
1936 Little Lord Fauntleroy Minna
1936 Early to Bed Mrs. Duvall
1936 Fury Franchette
1936 A Son Comes Home Belle Uncredited
1936 Give Me Your Heart Dr. Florence Cudahy
1937 Black Legion Pearl Danvers
1937 Sea Devils Sadie Bennett
1937 Step Lively, Jeeves! Babe
1937 Married Before Breakfast Miss Fleeter
1937 Blonde Trouble Lucille Sears
1942 Time to Kill Marge Uncredited
1944 Gaslight Franchette Uncredited, (final film role)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Willis, John (June 1983). Screen World 1968. Biblo & Tannen Publishers. ISBN 978-0-8196-0309-8. Retrieved June 4, 2021.
  2. ^ "Helen Flint". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on June 5, 2021. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  3. ^ "Helen Flint, Actress of '20s, Struck by Car, Badly Hurt". The New York Times. Associated Press. September 9, 1967. p. 32. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  4. ^ "H. Spencer Auguste weds". The New York Times. January 28, 1838. p. 18. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  5. ^ "Helen Flint, Actress, Divorces Broker Mate". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. United Press. January 8, 1939. p. 3. Retrieved June 5, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Helen Flint". AllMovie. Retrieved 2019-03-30.

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