This image of Norma Shearer was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection. B: August 10, 1902 in Montréal, Québec D: June 12, 1983 in Hollywood, California
Many people, and perhaps most, living in the City of Westmount, Québec, probably have no idea that one of the greatest stars, and one of the most powerful woman in Hollywood, was born and grew up in their area.
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Features & TV Movies: 1920: The Sign on the Door The Flapper (uncredited) The Restless Sex Way Down East The Stealers Torchy’s Millions 1921: The Leather Pushers 1922: The Man Who Paid The Bootleggers Channing of the Northwest A Clouded Name 1923: Man and Wife The Devil’s Partner Pleasure Mad The Wanters Lucretia Lombard The Trail of the Law 1924: The Wolf Man Blue Water Broadway After Dark Broken Barriers Married Flirts Empty Hands The Snob He Who Gets Slapped Excuse Me 1925: Lady of the Night Waking Up the Town A Slave of Fashion Pretty Ladies The Tower of Lies His Secretary The Devil`s Circus 1926: The Waning Sex Upstage Too Many Wives 1927: The Demi-Bride After Midnight The Student Prince 1928: The Latest from Paris The Actress A Lady of Chance 1929: The Trial of Mary Dugan The Last of Mrs. Cheyney The Hollywood Revue of 1929 Their Own Desire 1930: The Divorcee Let Us Be Gay 1931: Strangers May Kiss The Slippery Pearls Private Lives The Christmas Party (uncredited) A Free Soul 1932: Strange Interlude Smilin’ Through 1934: The Barretts of Wimpole Street Riptide 1936 – 1939: Romeo and Juliet (1936) Marie Antoinette (1938) The Women (1939) Idiot’s Delight (1939) 1940 – 1942: Escape (1940) We Were Dancing (1941) Her Cardboard Lover (1942)