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~Pauline Garon~

Born: September 9, 1901 in Montréal, Québec, Canada
Died: August 30, 1965 (age 63) in San Bernardino, California, USA
~Filmography~
~Actor~

Bunco Squad (1950) ... Mary (uncredited)

How Green Was My Valley (1941) ... Bit Part (uncredited)
The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941) ... Office Worker (uncredited)
Lillian Russell (1940) ... Extra (uncredited)

Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938) ... Customer (uncredited)
Shall We Dance (1937) ... Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Her Husband's Secretary (1937) ... Louise, Carol's Maid (uncredited)
King of Hockey (1936) ... Marie (uncredited)
Colleen (1936) ... Maid (uncredited)
Song of the Saddle (1936) ... Woman (uncredited)
It Had to Happen (1936) ... French Maid (uncredited)
Dangerous (1935) ... Betty - Gail's Maid (uncredited)
Going Highbrow (1935) ... Josephine - the French Maid (uncredited)
Becky Sharp (1935) ... Fifine
L'homme des Folies Bergère (1935) ... Lulu
La veuve joyeuse (1935) ... Lola
The White Cockatoo (1935) ... Marianne
Lost in the Stratosphere (19934) ... Hilda Garon
Wonder Bar (1934) ... Telephone Operator (uncredited)
One Year Later (1933) ... Vera Marks
By Appointment Only (1933) ... Gwen Reid
Easy Millions (1933)
The Phantom Broadcast (1933) ... Nancy
Parisian Gaities (Short) (1931)
Échec au roi (1931) ... The Princess Anne
Jack White Talking Pictures (Short) (1930)
Letters (Short) (1930)
Ooh La-La (Short) (1930)
Garde la bombe (1930)
We! We! Marie! (Short) (1930)
Parlez Vous (Short) (1930)
The Thoroughbred (1930) ... Margie
Le spectre vert (1930) ... Lady Violette
The Voice of Hollywood No. 15 (Short) (1930) ... Herself (uncredited)

The Show of Shows (1929) ... Performer in 'Bicycle Built for Two' Number
In the Headlines (1929) ... Blondie
Lovers' Delight (Short) (1929)
The Gamblers (1929) ... Isabel Emerson
Redskin (1929) ... Party Girl (uncredited)
The Candy Kid (1928)
Must We Marry? (1928) ... Betty Jefferson
Riley of the Rainbow Division (1928) ... Gertie Bowers
The Devil's Cage (1928) ... Eloise
Dugan of the Dugouts (1928) ... Betty
The Girl He Didn't Buy (1928) ... Ruth Montaigne
The Heart of Broadway (1928) ... Roberta Clemmons
Temptations of a Shop Girl (1927) ... Betty Harrington
The College Hero (1927) ... Vivian Saunders
Ladies at Ease (1927) ... Polly
Naughty (1929) ... The Bride
Eager Lips (1929) ... Mary Lee
The Princess on Broadway (1927) ... Mary Ryan
The Love of Sunya (1927) ... Anna Hagan
Driven from Home (1927)
Christine of the Big Tops (1926) ... Christine
Screen Snapshots (Short documentary) (1926) ... Herself
The Virgin Wife (1926) ... Mary Jordan
Flaming Waters (1925) ... Doris Laidlaw
The Splendid Road (1925) ... Angel Allie
Rose of the World (1925) ... Edith Rogers
Compromise (1925) ... Nathalie
Somebody's Son (1925) ... Miss Abby Grant
Satan in Sables (1925) ... Colette Breton
The Great Sensation (1925) ... Peggy Howell
The Love Gamble (1925) ... Jennie Howard
Where Was I? (1925) ... Claire
Fighting Youth (1925) ... Jean Manley
Passionate Youth (1925) ... Henrietta Rand
Speed (1925) ... Wiletta Whipple
The Painted Flapper (1924) ... Arline Whitney
What the Butler Saw (1924) ... Joan Wyckham
The Turmoil (1924) ... Edith Sheridan
Wine of Youth (1924) ... Tish Tatum
The Spitfire (1924) ... Marcia Walsh
Pal o' Mine (1924) ... Babette
The Average Woman (1924) ... Sally Whipple
The Marriage Market (1923) ... Theodora Bland
Adam's Rib (1923) ... Mathilda Ramsay ... Movie Still Code: 513-X
Forgive and Forget (1923) ... Virginia Clark
The Critical Age (1923) ... Margie Baird
Children of the Dust (1923) ... Helen Raymond
You Can't Fool Your Wife (1923) ... Vera Redell
Screen Snapshots, Series 4, No. 9 (Documentary short) (1923) ... Herself
The Man from Glengarry (1922) ... Mamie St. Clair
Manslaughter (uncredited) (1922)
Sonny (1922) ... Florence Crosby
Reported Missing (1922) ... Pauline Blake
Polly of the Follies (1922) ... Minor Role (uncredited)
The Power Within (1921) ... Pauline
A Manhattan Knight (1920) ... His Daughter

~Stunts~

Doubling for Romeo (stunt double: Sylvia Breamer) (1921)
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~Biography~
Said to have been a protégée of Lillian Gish, blonde Pauline Garon had done some chorus work and
appeared in vaudeville prior to becoming a stand-in for Lillian's sister Dorothy. She starred opposite
Richard Barthelmess in Henry King's beautiful "Sonny" (1922) and was awarded a contract by Cecil B.
DeMille, who publicized her as "The DeMille Blonde." Garon was cute and personable, but DeMille found
her somewhat lacking in the acting department and was rumored to have made her watch endless
screenings of Gloria Swanson films. Something must have rubbed off and Garon was indeed very much à
la Swanson in "Adam's Rib" (1923), lolling about on a tiger skin as Anna Q. Nilsson's wanton daughter
and looking extremely fetching while doing so. King Vidor then used her to maximum effect in "Wine of
Youth" (1923), in which she played a sexually experimental, gin-loving debutante who wakes up fully
clothed in the shower after an especially wild night on the town. She stole the film outright from its
nominal star, Vidor's wife Eleanor Boardman, and earned a 1923 WAMPAS Baby Star title. Unfortunately,
her subsequent films had tempting titles but little else and an abusive marriage to actor/director Lowell
Sherman basically sealed her fate. By the early '30s, she was playing bit parts and appearing in French
language versions of Paramount films. Divorced from Sherman, Garon later married Ross Forrester, the
widower of fellow WAMPAS Baby Star Maryon Aye. She died of a brain disorder at California's Patton
State Hospital.

Biography by Hans J. Wollstein, AllMovie.com
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