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Gertrude Short (Carmen Gertrude Short)

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Biography

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Married to director/writer Scott Pembroke, daughter of actor Lew Short and sister of actress Florence Short. Gertrude was in vaudeville for five years then moved to the legit stage and onto Hollywood in 1922. From 1924 to 1925, Short played in a series of "Telephone Girl" comedies, directed by her husband. She continued playing telephone operators in several of her sound films. In fact, her last screen appearance was as an operator in the 1945 film "Weekend at the Waldorf." During WWII Short left the screen to work at Lockheed and stayed there until she retired in 1967. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Waitress Letting Mary Serve Max

What Price Hollywood? 1932

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Character: Girl with the Pattersons

Make Me a Star 1932

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Character: Evie a Barmaid

The Key 1934

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Character: Player's Wife

Death on the Diamond 1934

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Character: Babe Smith - the Girl Buck Picks Up

The St. Louis Kid 1934

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Character: Collins' Moll

'G' Men 1935

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Character: Cashier in Paradise Ballroom

Follow the Fleet 1936

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Character: Suzie - Waitress

The Big Broadcast of 1937 1936

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Character: Mamie - Mike's Girl

The Singing Marine 1937

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Character: Bridge Matron

Tom Dick and Harry 1941

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Character: Chloe Smudge

Penny Wisdom 1937

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