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The Best Marion Davies Movies

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List of the best Marion Davies movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Marion Davies's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Marion Davies movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Marion Davies movies will be at the top of the list. Marion Davies has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Marion Davies movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Marion Davies films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Marion Davies role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Marion Davies performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List is made up of films like It's a Wise Child and Going Hollywood.

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  • Jealous that her older sister, Grace (Jane Winton), has landed handsome and successful Tony Anderson (Orville Caldwell), Patricia Harrington (Marion Davies) launches an elaborate charm offensive to ...more
  • Starry-eyed country girl Peggy Pepper (Marion Davies) dreams of being a movie star. So that she can begin her career, she persuades her father (Dell Henderson) to take her to Hollywood. After a rough ...more
  • Young Peg O'Connell (Marion Davies) is living with her father, Pat (J. Farrell MacDonald), in a small village in Ireland when Sir Gerald Markham (Onslow Stevens) turns up with news. Peg has been left ...more
  • Tavern worker Tina (Marion Davies) enters and wins an ice-skating contest so that she can kiss Dennis (Owen Moore), a visiting traveler. Unfortunately, circumstances prevent their kissing, and ...more
  • The wealthy Sir Basil Winterton (C. Aubrey Smith) is growing lonesome in his old age, so he sends a detective to find his three long-estranged, illegitimate children. The young adults, who each have ...more
  • Tillie the Toiler is a 1927 comedy-drama film written by Agnes Christine Johnston and Edward T. Lowe Jr. and directed by Hobart Henley.
  • It's a Wise Child is a 1931 comedy-drama film written by Laurence E. Johnson and directed by Robert Z. Leonard.
  • When Knighthood Was in Flower is a 1922 silent historical film based on the novel When Knighthood Was in Flower by Charles Major and play by Paul Kester. The film was produced by William Randolph ...more
  • A gorgeous secretary, Marge Winton (Marion Davies) keeps losing jobs since she has to fend off the affections of a series of bosses. Growing weary of this cycle, Marge decides to appear considerably ...more
  • Zander the Great is a 1925 silent drama film directed by George W. Hill, in his first directing role for MGM. The film stars Marion Davies. The screenplay by Frances Marion is based upon Edward ...more
  • Lottie Callahan (Billie Dove) is a showgirl on the rise, and her new lifestyle -- complete with a dashing boyfriend, Larry Belmont (Robert Montgomery) -- impresses her close friend, Blondie McClune ...more
  • Daisy Dell (Marion Davies) is a young singer in New York, still single though all her girlfriends have husbands. Daisy's friends push her towards Jack Vibart (Lawrence Gray), a handsome socialite. ...more
  • The Cardboard Lover is a 1928 romantic comedy film written by F. Hugh Herbert, Lucille Newmark, Carey Wilson and Jacques Deval and directed by Robert Z. Leonard.
  • Enchantment is a silent film romantic comedy produced by Cosmopolitan Productions and released by Paramount Pictures. The film was directed by Robert G. Vignola and starred Marion Davies. A print of ...more
  • Bride's Play is a 1922 American silent film produced by William Randolph Hearst as a starring vehicle for his paramour Marion Davies. It was directed by George Terwilliger and distributed by ...more
  • Quality Street is a 1927 MGM silent film based on the 1901 play by James M. Barrie which starred Barrie favorite Maude Adams. The film starred Marion Davies and Conrad Nagel and was directed by ...more
  • Napoleon Bonaparte (Claude Rains) sends his brother, Jerome (Dick Powell), to the United States to help negotiate the Louisiana Purchase. In Baltimore, Jerome encounters a pretty socialite named ...more
  • Marianne is a 1929 Pre-Code romantic drama about a French farm girl who, despite already having a French fiancé, falls in love with an American soldier during World War I. It was made first as a ...more
  • Cain and Mabel is a 1936 romantic comedy film designed as a vehicle for Marion Davies in which she co-stars with Clark Gable. The story had been filmed before, in 1924, by William Randolph Hearst's ...more
  • Lights of Old Broadway is a drama film directed by Monta Bell, produced by William Randolph Hearst's Cosmopolitan Productions, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film stars Marion Davies and ...more
  • Beverly of Graustark is a silent film directed by Sidney Franklin, starring Marion Davies, Antonio Moreno and Creighton Hale. The film's screenplay was written by Agnes Christine Johnston based on ...more
  • Janice Meredith, also known as The Beautiful Rebel, is a silent film released in 1924 that is based on the book and play of the same name written by Paul Leicester Ford and Edward Everett Rose. The ...more
  • The top performers of the 1920s strut their stuff in this star-studded variety show. Actress Joan Crawford displays her singing talents with "Got a Feeling for You." Comedy duo Laurel and Hardy bring ...more
  • Dulcy (Marion Davies) is engaged to Gordon (Elliott Nugent), an up-and-coming businessman with grandiose aspirations. In an effort to help him with his career, she invites his potential business ...more
  • Wannabe actress Sylvia Bruce (Marion Davies) is inspired by the singing of actor Bill Williams (Bing Crosby) to quit her job as a French teacher in New York City and go to Hollywood. In the film ...more