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*'''''Edward, My Son'' (1949)''' [''Evelyn Boult'']: Dies (off-screen) of alcohol-related illness; her body is not shown, but we see her gravesite afterwards. (''Thanks to Artur'')
 
*'''''Edward, My Son'' (1949)''' [''Evelyn Boult'']: Dies (off-screen) of alcohol-related illness; her body is not shown, but we see her gravesite afterwards. (''Thanks to Artur'')
   
*'''''Julius Caesar'' (1953)''' [''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porcia_Catonis Portia]'']: Commits suicide (off-screen) by swallowing hot coals; we only see a scene of [[James Mason]] describing her death to [[John Gielgud]] after receiving the news.
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*'''''[[Julius Caesar (1953)|Julius Caesar]]''[[Julius Caesar (1953)| (1953)]]''' [''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porcia_Catonis Portia]'']: Commits suicide (off-screen) by swallowing hot coals; we only see a scene of [[James Mason]] describing her death to [[John Gielgud]] after receiving the news.
   
 
*'''''Young Bess'' (1953)''' [''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_Parr Catherine Parr]'']: Dies of an unspecified illness. (Historically, Catherine Parr of complications a few days after childbirth, but the synopsis I've read indicates that a great many liberties were taken with the facts.)
 
*'''''Young Bess'' (1953)''' [''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_Parr Catherine Parr]'']: Dies of an unspecified illness. (Historically, Catherine Parr of complications a few days after childbirth, but the synopsis I've read indicates that a great many liberties were taken with the facts.)

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Debroah Kerr in 'The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp'

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The news of Deborah Kerr's death in 'The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp'

Deborah Kerr (1921 - 2007)

Film Deaths

  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943) [Edith Hunter/Barbara Wynne/Angela 'Johnny' Cannon]: Playing three different roles, two of her characters die off-screen of unspecified natural causes. "Barbara's" death is reported by a newspaper clipping in a montage showing the passage of time, and "Edith's" death is reported by Anton Walbrook when he explains his history to a British official. (Her third character, "Johnny," survives the movie.)
  • Edward, My Son (1949) [Evelyn Boult]: Dies (off-screen) of alcohol-related illness; her body is not shown, but we see her gravesite afterwards. (Thanks to Artur)
  • Young Bess (1953) [Catherine Parr]: Dies of an unspecified illness. (Historically, Catherine Parr of complications a few days after childbirth, but the synopsis I've read indicates that a great many liberties were taken with the facts.)
  • Bonjour Tristesse (1958) [Anne Larson]: Commits suicide by driving her car over a cliff. (Thanks to El Kabong)


TV Deaths

In the miniseries Hold the Dream, as Emma Harte. Dies of old age.

Notable Connections

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