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April 11, 2020

50 Glamorous Photos of Adrienne Ames in the 1920s and ’30s

Born 1907 as Ruth Adrienne McClure in Fort Worth, Texas, American actress Adrienne Ames began her film career in 1927 as a stand-in for Pola Negri. She was soon cast in small film roles in silent films.


With the advent of talking pictures, her popularity grew and Ames was usually cast as society women, or in musicals. She made thirty films during the 1930s with her biggest success in George White's Scandals (1934). She appeared with the three leading men from the 1931 version of Dracula (Bela Lugosi, David Manners, and Edward Van Sloan) in The Death Kiss (1932).

By the end of the decade, Ames' popularity had diminished, she left Hollywood for New York. In 1941, she was host of two talk shows on station WHN in New York City. She continued broadcasting until two weeks before her death in 1947.

Ames died of cancer in 1947 in New York City, aged 39. For her contributions to the film industry, she has a motion pictures star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1612 Vine Street.

Take a look at these glamorous photos to see the beauty of Adrienne Ames in the late 1920s and 1930s.




















































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