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11288
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Anne Jeffreys, a Goldsboro native and media celebrity, has lived an active life. Jeffreys worked as a singer originally in \"I Married an Angel,\" a Broadway show. Her work attracted the attention of director Kurt Weill, who hired her for \"Street Scene\" and later for \"Kismet.\" She has also performed in movies and on television. One of her best-known roles was playing Marion Kirby's ghost on the classic 1950s TV series, \"Topper.\"
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 33 Issue 9, Oct 1965, p14, por
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14422
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Six year old Bobby Nell Cooper finds the hills of rural Wilkes County a distinct contrast to the bright lights of Beverly Hills and Hollywood, where she has captured the hearts of stage and move audiences since she was a tiny tot and appeared repeatedly on the radio.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 21, Oct 1947, p9, 29, f
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14571
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Asheville native Catherine Hayes caught her Hollywood break after a singing, dancing, modeling career that took off in 1942. At only fourteen, the rising star was contracted to act in films after she turned sixteen. Her career from age eleven to fourteen included pageant appearances and acting courses undertaken in New York.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 14 Issue 9, July 1946, p3, 19, il
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14594
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Mary James, of Charlotte, North Carolina, has succeeded as an actress from the Old North State and is appearing on Broadway.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 13 Issue 41, Mar 1946, p8, f
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14651
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Of all the actresses from North Carolina now in the movies, hazel eyed, brown haired Kathryn Grayson from Winston-Salem, has attained highest recognition and success.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 12 Issue 5, July 1944, p1, 19, f
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14657
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\"Street Scene\" was the name of a dramatic musical Broadway show, based on a book by the same title, which showcased two North Carolinian actors Anne Jeffreys and Norman Cordon. The play first ran in Philadelphia before getting an opportunity to run on Broadway, opening January 9, 1947. Jeffreys was a native of Goldsboro who moved to Hollywood where she works for R-K-O Pictures. Cordon hailed from Washington and was a University of North Carolina alumnus.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 14 Issue 37, Feb 1947, p7, 22, il
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14845
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Anne Jeffreys is a good looking blond from Goldsboro, who after heading for the grand opera changed her course and is being featured in the movies.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 12 Issue 48, Apr 1945, p7, f
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16574
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Georgia Kyser made the \"Village\" her home for well over half a century after marrying famous band leader and radio and movie star Kay Kyser, a Rocky Mount native who retired to Chapel Hill. St. Lewis presents an except from Kyser's memoir NOW AND THEN.
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16733
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Quida Wiggins, a native of Bertie County, graduated from high school in 1960 and left almost immediately to pursue a theatre career. She was one of the original Jeanette Hadley Players in New York City and the Theatre International in the Bronx. She has appeared in many plays and also worked in television, film and commercial voice-overs. In 2005, she came home to Bertie County. Fueston describes her activities since her return.
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27816
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North Carolina playwright, author, and actress Monica Byrne is profiled. Byrne is the first theater artist to earn a residency at Elsewhere Collective in Greensboro. Byrne has also written three plays which have been produced over the past two years. She has published four short stories recently and is currently working on a novel. Byrne has an expanding body of work and her work often deals with the psychology, the erotic, violence, and the darkness in mankind.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 28 Issue 21, May 2011, p33 Periodical Website
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36184
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Places in the Heart recently joined the Magnolia Arts Center, Smiles and Frowns Playhouse, Whirligig Stage, and Farmville Community Arts Council as the theatrical presence in the community. An associate of Magnolia Theatre she is “cautiously optimistic” though about establishing dramatic arts options comparable to the long established sporting offerings.
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