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Marion Harris (Mary Ellen Harris)

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Marion Harris was a vaudeville and revue headliner, famed for her renditions of jazz songs. She began her recording career in 1916 performing such standards as "Look for the Silver Lining", "I Ain't Got Nobody Much", "After You've Gone" and "The Man I Love". In 1929 she turned down an offer from Universal to substitute her voice for a film player. Instead she made her picture debut in MGM's _Devil May Care (1929)_. She died from burns in bed caused by a cigarette fire. Read more...

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