Jeanette MacDonald (1903 - 1965)


Jeanette MacDonald in Smilin' Through

Film Deaths Edit

  • Smilin' Through (1941) [Moonyean Clare/Kathleen]: Playing a dual role as aunt and niece, the aunt "Moonyean" is shot in the chest by Gene Raymond at their wedding; she dies in Brian Aherne's arms shortly afterwards. She appears as a ghost (unseen by Brian) occasionally throughout the movie and her death is shown in a flashback when Brian tells the niece "Kathleen" what happened. ("Kathleen" survives the movie.) (see also Norma Shearer in the 1932 version) (Thanks to Joe)

Notable Connections Edit

  • Mrs. Gene Raymond
  • Sister of Marie Blake (a.k.a. Blossom Rock)
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