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Edna Best Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

EDNA BEST
Born: March 3, 1900 in Hove, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Died: September 18, 1974 in Geneva, Switzerland
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Edna Best (1900-1974) was women's swim champion of Sussex. Initially a stage performer, she entered films in 1931, and is best remembered as the mother in the original version of Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934). Among her other films were Intermezzo (1939), Swiss Family Robinson (1940) and The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947). Having appeared on London television as early as 1938 (in an adaptation of an Agatha Christie story), she won an Emmy in 1957 for This Happy Breed. Married to actor Herbert Marshall from 1928 to 1940, she was the mother of another actress, Sarah Marshall.
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Quadrille - Performer (November 3, 1954 - March 12, 1955), Mademoiselle-Colombe - Performer (January 6, 1954 - February 27, 1954), The-Ladies-of-the-Corridor - Performer (October 21, 1953 - November 28, 1953), First-Lady - Performer (May 28, 1952 - Closing date unknown), Jane - Performer (February 1, 1952 - April 26, 1952), Captain-Brassbound's-Conversion - Performer (December 27, 1950 - January 7, 1951), The-Heiress - Performer (February 8, 1950 - February 19, 1950), The-Browning-Version-/-Harlequinade - Performer (October 12, 1949 - December 10, 1949), Yankee-Point - Performer (November 23, 1942 - December 12, 1942), Delicate-Story - Performer (December 4, 1940 - December 28, 1940), There's-Always-Juliet - Performer (February 15, 1932 - May 1932), Melo - Performer (April 16, 1931 - June 1931), The-High-Road - Performer (September 10, 1928 - January 1929), These-Charming-People - Performer (October 6, 1925 - January 1926)

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