The photo above shows 18 year old Melbourne-born Mary Maguire with Basil Rathbone and Jane Bryan on a break during the making of “Confession” in 1937. The photographer is unknown. From the author’s collection.
This site is dedicated to some of the undocumented Australian actresses – and actors – who travelled to work overseas, particularly before World War II.
So far… and in order of birth…
Saharet (Paulina Clarissa Molony).
Born Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 23 March 1878.
Died Battle Creek, Michigan, USA, 24 July 1964.
Born Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 5 January 1880.
Died place and date unknown (sometime after 1946).
Carrie Moore, (Caroline Moore). [snapshot only and links to other sources]
Born Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 31 July 1882.
Died Sydney New South Wales, Australia, 5 September 1956.
William Thomas and Emma Thomas
William born Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, 1 January 1889
Died Boulder, Western Australia, 1969
Emma born Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, 1885
Died Sunshine, Victoria, 1963
Daphne Pollard (Daphne Trott) and on Daphne and Alf Goulding
Born Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, 19 October 1891.
Died Los Angeles, California, USA. 22 February 1978.
Mary Macgregor (Francis Mary Macgregor)
Born Brisbane, Queensland,Australia, 16 August, 1904
Died Mornington, Victoria, Australia, 17 March, 1954
Lotus May Thompson
Born Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia, 26 August 1904
Died Los Angeles, California, USA, 24 May 1963
Constance Worth also known as Jocelyn Howarth (Enid Joyce Howarth).
Born Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 19 August, 1911.
Died Los Angeles, California USA, 18 October 1963.
Joan Winfield (Joan Marie Therese MacGillicuddy)
Born Melbourne, Australia 24 September 1918.
Died Los Angeles, California, USA, 16 June 1978.
Mary Maguire (Helene Teresa Maguire) 1919-1938, 1939-1974, Epilogue
Born Melbourne, Australia, 22 February 1919
Died Los Angeles, California, USA, 18 May, 1974