"I drifted into acting and drifted out.
Acting isn't everything. Living is."
Irene Marie Dunne December 20.1898 - September 04.1990
American actress and singer
Welcome to The Irene Dunne Site - the place for all Irene Dunne related information!
What's new - 03.02.14
- added a Motion Picture article from July 1938, "She Gets Away With
"Moider"" Kay Proctor on Irene's "stellar insubordination"
Just an info - 02.27.14
Warner Archive just released "Show Boat." I am grateful that this classic found its way on DVD at last, but dissapointed that it's only
a MOD Warner Archive disc. What about this rumored blu-ray box-set with the three versions of "Show Boat?"
What's new - 02.17.14
- added 12 photos from "Joy Of Living"(1938)
What's new - 02.16.14
- added an article from the mag "Hollywood" from July 1938:
"No Sooner Said Than Dunne!" James Reid on the impulsive sides of Miss Dunne
including chasing cars and turning cartwheels... and the article offers yet another version of the elevator trip with Florenz Ziegfeld that ultimately brought Irene to
What's new - 01.15.14
Some additions to the TV page:
- one publicity and a short article that explains Irene's part in this production ,"'Playhouse of Stars' To Present Irene Dunne", to the entry for "Schlitz Playhouse"(1952)
- a little trip down the TV memory lane "Irene Dunne Sparks Exhibit of New Cars" Irene provided the "charming and elegant thread of continuity throughout the show" (Easter Parade of Stars, 1954)
- a photo gallery to the entry for Dateline Disneyland(1955); Irene christened the Mark Twain, the park's steamwheeler.
- and two photos from "Go Fight City Hall"(1962)
And on a personal note - does someone have ANY of these Schlitz Playhouse appearances? If so, PLEASE contact me! :-)
What's new - 01.06.14
- added 6 photos from "Back
Better late than never:
Happy New Year to everyone!
What's new - 12.08.13
- added a Motion Picture article from November 1938 "The New Side to IRENE
DUNNE" 'Mimi darleen" spoke with Ida Zeitlin on the set of "The Awful Truth" but the infos provided would time-wise better fit to the set of
What's new - 11.10.13
publicity for "Magnificent Obsession" - shot for "Universal Fashion News"
and here are a couple of Dunne on-screen moments we've missed!
What's new - 11.02.13
This time you'll get not only one but two Irene Dunnes:
- added a Motion Picture article from September 1935 "Irene Dunne Leads Two