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Irene Dunne (1898-1990)

 
 
Irene Dunne (1898-1990) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
1. Irene Dunne (1898-1990) Marker
Inscription.
Irene Dunne (1898-1990)
Born in Louisville, this actress appeared on Broadway in 1920s and then starred in forty-one comedy, dramatic, and musical films of the 1930s and 40s. nominated five times for an Academy Award. Her noted films included “Show Boat” (1936), “Anna and the King of Siam” (1946), and “I Remember Mama” (1948). Irene Dunne received Kennedy Center Honors in 1985.
 
Erected 1992 by Kentucky Historical Society · Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1899.)
 
Location. 38° 15.542′ N, 85° 45.371′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West River Road and North 4th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the Louisville Riverwalk. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville KY 40202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Clark (1770-1838) / Lewis And Clark In Kentucky Louisville (here, next to this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / York (here, next to this marker); Louisville Wharf During The Civil War Years (a few steps from this marker);
Irene Dunne (1898-1990) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
2. Irene Dunne (1898-1990) Marker
Belle of Louisville (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain John F. Gilooly (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Visitors at Louisville Wharf / Louisville’s Steamboat Era (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Belle of Louisville (about 300 feet away); Mayor Andrew Broaddus (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Also see . . .  Irene Dunne on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 10, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Irene Dunne (1898-1990) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
3. Irene Dunne (1898-1990) Marker
( marker at the center )
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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