Irene Dunne

Screen Album Summer 1937 IRENE DUNNE knows that she can turn on a tune any time she wants to, and that’s probably the reason why she hasn’t been singing before the cameras lately. She realizes that the voice is always there, ready to be used if and when...

My Luckiest Day

by Irene Dunne Cosmopolitan October 1946 A simple nod of the head by a warmhearted stranger changed my life from that of a school teacher to a singer and later an actress. It happened one summer when I’d gone up to Chicago from my home in Louisville to visit...

The Role I Liked Best

by Irene Dunne Saturday Evening Post March 9, 1946 I had to fight hard to get my first role in the movies; the others came without special effort. Maybe that’s why Sabra, in Cimarron, is still my favorite part. I had a contract with RKO to make one picture. As I...