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February 7, 2023

Fabulous Photos of Adrienne Dore in the 1930s

Born 1907 as Elizabeth Himmelsbach in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, American actress and model Adrienne Dore was first runner-up in the Miss America 1925 pageant, competing as Miss Los Angeles. The contestants signed promissory contracts for film appearances with the Famous Players-Lasky Corporation upon winning; Dore’s was with Universal Pictures for 5 years.

Dore returned to Los Angeles where she began acting in uncredited roles in silent pictures and two reelers such as Johnny’s Week End and Adam’s Eve, before moving on to full feature talkies. First receiving top billing in minor pictures like Beyond London Lights (1928), then continuing with minor roles alongside such stars as Clara Bow in The Wild Party (1929).

In 1931, Dore obtained a contract with Warner Bros., and had supporting roles in Union Depot (1932) and The Rich Are Always with Us (1932) with Bette Davis. She met and married independent or B film producer Burt Kelly, who, along with Sam Bischoff and William Saal, headed KBS productions. Her last role was in Undercover Men, a 1934 Kelly film.

Dore and Kelly remained married until his death in 1983. She died in 1992 at the age of 85. Take a look at these fabulous photos to see the beauty of young Adrienne Dore in the 1930s.

1 comment:

  1. She was a beauty symbol at this time. She is beautiful, sexy, and attractive. I really love her




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