Oscar Actors: Crawford, Joan–Filmography

Feature films
Silent films

1925 Lady of the Night Double for Norma Shearer, Monta Bell, MGM

1925 Proud Flesh Party Guest[1] King Vidor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1925 A Slave of Fashion‡ Mannequin[1] Hobart Henley Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1925 The Merry Widow Ballroom Dancer[1] Erich von Stroheim Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1925 Pretty Ladies Bobby, a Showgirl[2] Monta Bell Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1925 The Circle Young Lady Catherine[1] Frank Borzage Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1925 The Midshipman Extra[1] Christy Cabanne Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Chariot Race Spectator[1] Fred Niblo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1925 Old Clothes Mary Riley[2] Edward F. Cline Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1925 The Only Thing Party Guest[1] Jack Conway Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1925 Sally, Irene and Mary Irene Edmund Goulding Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1926 Tramp, Tramp, Tramp Betty Burton Harry Edwards First National
1926 The Boob Jane William A. Wellman Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1926 Paris The Girl Edmund Goulding Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1927 Winners of the Wilderness René Contrecoeur W. S. Van Dyke Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1927 The Taxi Dancer Joslyn Poe Harry F. Millarde Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1927 The Understanding Heart Monica Dale Jack Conway Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1927 The Unknown Estrellita or Nanon Tod Browning Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1927 Twelve Miles Out Jane Jack Conway Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1927 Spring Fever Allie Monte Edward Sedgwick Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1928 West Point Betty Channing Edward Sedgwick Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1928 The Law of the Range Betty Dallas William Nigh Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1928 Rose-Marie‡ Rose-Marie Lucien Hubbard Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1928 Across to Singapore Priscilla Crowninshield William Nigh Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1928 Four Walls‡ Frieda William Nigh Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1928 Our Dancing Daughters Diana Medford Harry Beaumont Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1928 Dream of Love‡ Adrienne Lecouvreur Fred Niblo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1929 The Duke Steps Out‡ Susie James Cruze Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1929 Our Modern Maidens Billie Brown Jack Conway Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
‡ denotes lost film

Sound films

1929 The Hollywood Revue of 1929 Herself (performer) Charles Reisner MGM
1929 Untamed Alice “Bingo” Dowling, Jack Conway MGM
1930 Montana Moon Joan “Montana” Prescott Malcolm St. Clair MGM

1930 Our Blushing Brides Gerry Marsh Harry Beaumont, MGM
1930 Paid Mary Turner Sam Wood Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1931 Dance, Fools, Dance Bonnie Jordan Harry Beaumont Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1931 Laughing Sinners Ivy Stevens Harry Beaumont Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1931 This Modern Age Val Winters Nick Grinde Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1931 Possessed Marian Martin Clarence Brown Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1932 Grand Hotel Flaemmchen Edmund Goulding Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1932 Letty Lynton Letty Lynton Clarence Brown Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1932 Rain Sadie Thompson Lewis Milestone United Artists
1933 Today We Live Diana “Ann” Boyce-Smith Howard Hawks Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1933 Dancing Lady Janie “Duchess” Barlow Robert Z. Leonard Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1934 Sadie McKee Sadie McKee Brennan Clarence Brown Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1934 Chained Diane “Dinah” Lovering Clarence Brown Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1934 Forsaking All Others Mary Clay W. S. Van Dyke Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1935 No More Ladies Marcia Townsend Edward H. Griffith Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1935 I Live My Life Kay Bentley W. S. Van Dyke Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1936 The Gorgeous Hussy, Margaret “Peggy” O’Neal, Clarence Brown MGM
1936 Love on the Run Sally Parker W. S. Van Dyke Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1937 The Last of Mrs. Cheyney Fay Cheyney Richard Boleslawski Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1937 The Bride Wore Red Anni Pavlovitch Dorothy Arzner Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1937 Mannequin Jessica Cassidy Frank Borzage Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1938 The Shining Hour Olivia Riley Frank Borzage Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1939 The Ice Follies of 1939 Mary McKay Reinhold Schünzel Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1939 The Women Crystal Allen George Cukor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1940 Strange Cargo Julie Frank Borzage Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1940 Susan and God Susan Trexel George Cukor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1941 A Woman’s Face Anna Holm George Cukor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1941 When Ladies Meet Mary Howard Robert Z. Leonard Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1942 They All Kissed the Bride Margaret Drew Alexander Hall Columbia
1942 Reunion in France Michele de la Becque Jules Dassin Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1943 Above Suspicion Frances Myles Richard Thorpe Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1944 Hollywood Canteen Herself (cameo role) Delmer Daves Warner Bros.
1945 Mildred Pierce Mildred Pierce Michael Curtiz Warner Bros.
1946 Humoresque Helen Wright Jean Negulesco Warner Bros.
1947 Possessed Louise Howell Curtis Bernhardt Warner Bros.
1947 Daisy Kenyon Daisy Kenyon Otto Preminger 20th Century Fox
1949 Flamingo Road Lane Bellamy Michael Curtiz Warner Bros.
1949 It’s a Great Feeling Herself (cameo role) David Butler Warner Bros.
1950 The Damned Don’t Cry Ethel Whitehead Vincent Sherman Warner Bros.
1950 Harriet Craig Harriet Craig Vincent Sherman Columbia
1951 Goodbye, My Fancy Agatha Reed Vincent Sherman Warner Bros.
1952 This Woman Is Dangerous Beth Austin Felix E. Feist Warner Bros.
1952 Sudden Fear Myra Hudson David Miller RKO
1953 Torch Song Jenny Stewart Charles Walters Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1954 Johnny Guitar Vienna Nicholas Ray Republic
1955 Female on the Beach Lynn Markham Joseph Pevney Universal
1955 Queen Bee Eva Phillips Ranald MacDougall Columbia
1956 Autumn Leaves Millicent “Milly” Wetherby Robert Aldrich Columbia
1957 The Story of Esther Costello Margaret Landi David Miller Columbia
1959 The Best of Everything Amanda Farrow Jean Negulesco 20th Century Fox
1962 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Blanche Hudson Robert Aldrich Seven Arts
1963 The Caretakers Lucretia Terry Hall Bartlett United Artists
1964 Strait-Jacket Lucy Harbin William Castle Columbia
1965 I Saw What You Did Amy Nelson William Castle Universal
1967 The Karate Killers[4] Amanda True Barry Shear Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1967 Berserk! Monica Rivers Jim O’Connolly Columbia
1970 Trog Dr. Brockton Freddie Francis Warner Bros.
Short subjects
Year Title Role Director Studio
1925 MGM Studio Tour Herself[2] – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1925 Miss MGM Miss MGM[1] – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1930 Hollywood Snapshots #11 Herself Ralph Staub Columbia
1931 The Slippery Pearls Herself William C. McGann Paramount
1932 Screen Snapshots Herself Ralph Staub Columbia
1947 The Jimmy Fund Herself – –
1958 Hollywood Mothers and Fathers Herself – Columbia
1972 A Very Special Child Narrator – American Cancer Society
Archival footage
Year Title Role Director Studio
1964 Four Days in November Herself Mel Stuart United Artists
1964 MGM’s Big Parade of Comedy[5] Herself[6] Robert Youngson Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1974 That’s Entertainment! Janie Barlow (Dancing Lady)[6] Jack Haley Jr. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1984 Terror in the Aisles Blanche Hudson (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?)[6] Andrew J. Kuehn Universal
1985 That’s Dancing! Herself[6] Jack Haley Jr. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1994 That’s Entertainment! III Jenny Stewart (Torch Song)[6] Bud Friedgen, Michael J. Sheridan Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Uncompleted films
Year Title Role Director Studio
1929 Tide of Empire Josephita (replaced by Renée Adorée) Allan Dwan Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1930 Great Day Susie Totheridge Harry Beaumont Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1930 The March of Time Herself Charles Reisner Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
1964 Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte Miriam Deering (replaced by Olivia de Havilland due to illness) Robert Aldrich 20th Century Fox
Television
Year Title Role Director Episodes and notes
1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater Margaret Hughes Rod Amateau “Because I Love Him”
1954 General Electric Theater Mary Andrews Rod Amateau “The Road to Edinburgh”
1958 General Electric Theater Ruth Marshall Herschel Daugherty “Strange Witness”
1959 The Joan Crawford Show[7] Susan Conrad Dick Powell “Woman on the Run” (pilot)
1959 General Electric Theater Ann Howard Herschel Daugherty “And One Was Loyal”
1959 Zane Grey Theatre Stella Faring Don Medford “Rebel Range”
1961 Zane Grey Theatre Sarah and Melanie Hobbes Lewis Allen “One Must Die”
1961 The DuPont Show of the Week Hostess James Elson “The Ziegfeld Touch”
1963 Route 66 Morgan Matheson Harper Philip Leacock “Same Picture, Different Frame”
1965 Della[8] Della Chappell Robert Gist TV movie
1967 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Amanda True Barry Shear “The Five Daughters Affair: Part 1″[9]
1967 Easter Island Narrator (voice) José Gómez-Sicre TV documentary
1968 The Lucy Show Herself (guest star) Jack Donohue “Lucy and the Lost Star”
1968 The Secret Storm Joan Borman Kane #2[10] Gloria Monty Daytime serial (5 episodes)
1969 Garbo Hostess / Narrator Fred Burnley TV documentary
1969 Night Gallery[11] Claudia Menlo Steven Spielberg TV movie (segment: “Eyes”)
1970 The Virginian Stephanie White Robert Gist “Nightmare”
1970 The Tim Conway Show Herself (cameo) Alan Rafkin “To Cuba with Love”
1970 Journey to the Unknown[12] Hostess Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Don Chaffey TV movie
1970 The Tim Conway Comedy Hour Herself (guest star) Bill Hobin “Episode #1.3”
1971 Journey to Murder[12] Hostess Gerry O’Hara, John Gibson TV movie
1972 The Sixth Sense Joan Fairchild John Newland “Dear Joan: We’re Going to Scare You to Death”
Awards and nominations
Year Award Category Title / Honor Result
1945 National Board of Review Awards Best Actress Mildred Pierce Won
1946 Academy Awards Best Actress Mildred Pierce Won
1946 New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress Mildred Pierce Nominated
1948 Academy Awards Best Actress Possessed Nominated
1953 Academy Awards Best Actress Sudden Fear Nominated
1953 Golden Globe Awards Best Actress – Drama Sudden Fear Nominated
1953 Laurel Awards Best Dramatic Performance, Female Sudden Fear Won
1954 Laurel Awards Top Female Musical Performance Torch Song Won
1960 Hollywood Walk of Fame Star of Motion Picture Star at 1752 Vine Street Honored
1963 BAFTA Film Awards Best Foreign Actress What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Nominated
1970 Golden Globe Awards Cecil B. DeMille Award Outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment Honored
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