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Joan Crawford Films

“There are six periods of the Crawford film career.

  1. The jazz baby and peppy ingenue (1925-1929);
  2. the modern girl, languorous, cynical, world-weary (1930-1933);
  3. the sophisticated, hollow-cheeked clotheshorse (1934-1940);
  4. the accomplished dramatic actress (1941-1952);
  5. the seasoned, adaptable veteran (1953-1957);
  6. and the star emeritus who divides her time between film roles and a New York business career (1958 …”,

quoted from: The Films of Joan Crawford by Lawrence J. Quirk, The Citadel Press, New York, 1968.

My 10 favorite Crawford films have their own pages here on CMF. Click on the links below to learn more about these films:

Julie & Lynn’s Reviews of Joan Crawford films during her tribute as “Favorite of the Month” for July 2015:

See photos of Joan on set: Joan Crawford Behind the Scenes

The following list includes all of Joan Crawford’s screen appearances.

  • Unnamed Film (1923)
  • Lady of the Night (1925) (uncredited) …. Double for Norma Shearer
  • Proud Flesh (1925) (uncredited) …. Bit Part
  • Slave of Fashion, A (1925) (uncredited) …. Mannequin
  • Merry Widow, The (1925) (uncredited) …. Extra
  • Merry Widow, The (1925) (uncredited) …. Extra
  • Pretty Ladies (1925) (as Lucille Le Sueur) …. Bobby, a showgirl
  • Circle, The (1925) (uncredited) …. Young Lady Catherine
  • Midshipman, The (1925) (uncredited) …. Extra
  • Old Clothes (1925) …. Mary Riley
  • Only Thing, The (1925) (uncredited) …. Party Guest … aka Four
  • Flaming Days (1925) (USA)
  • Sally, Irene and Mary (1925) …. Irene
  • Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1926) …. Betty Burton
  • Paris (1926) …. The Girl
  • Boob, The (1926) …. Jane … aka Yokel, The (1926) (UK)
  • Winners of the Wilderness (1927) …. Renée Contrecoeur
  • Taxi Dancer, The (1927) …. Joslyn Poe
  • Understanding Heart, The (1927) …. Monica Dale
  • Unknown, The (1927) …. Estellita or Nanon, Zanzi’s Daughter
  • Twelve Miles Out (1927) …. Jane
  • Spring Fever (1927) …. Allie Monte
  • Dream of Love (1928) …. Adrienne Lecouvreur
  • Our Dancing Daughters (1928) …. Diana Medford
  • Four Walls (1928) …. Frieda
  • Across to Singapore (1928) …. Priscilla Crowninshield
  • Rose-Marie (1928) …. Rose-Marie
  • Law of the Range, The (1928) …. Betty Dallas
  • West Point (1928) …. Betty Channing
  • Hollywood Snapshots #11 (1929) …. Herself
  • Hollywood Revue of 1929, The (1929) …. Specialty … aka Hollywood
  • Revue, The (1929)
  • Untamed (1929) …. Alice ‘Bingo’ Dowling
  • Our Modern Maidens (1929) …. Billie Brown
  • Duke Steps Out, The (1929) …. Susie
  • Paid (1930) …. Mary Turner … aka Within the Law (1930) (UK)
  • Our Blushing Brides (1930) …. Gerry Marsh
  • Montana Moon (1930) …. Joan ‘Montana’ Prescott
  • Grand Hotel (1932) …. Flaemmchen
  • Wir schalten um auf Hollywood (1931)
  • Possessed (1931) …. Marian Martin, aka Mrs. Moreland
  • This Modern Age (1931) …. Valentine ‘Val’ Winters
  • Laughing Sinners (1931) …. Ivy ‘Bunny’ Stevens … aka Complete
  • Surrender (1931) (USA)
  • Slippery Pearls, The (1931) …. Herself … aka Stolen Jools, The (1931)
  • Dance, Fools, Dance (1931) …. Bonnie ‘Bon’ Jordan, aka Mary Smith
  • Letty Lynton (1932) …. Letty Lynton
  • Rain (1932) …. Sadie Thompson
  • Screen Snapshots (1932) …. Herself
  • Today We Live (1933) …. Diana ‘Ann’ Boyce-Smith
  • Dancing Lady (1933) …. Janie ‘Duchess’ Barlow
  • Sadie McKee (1934) …. Sadie McKee Brennan
  • Chained (1934) …. Diane Lovering, also called ‘Dinah’
  • Forsaking All Others (1934) …. Mary Clay
  • No More Ladies (1935) …. Marcia Townsend
  • I Live My Life (1935) …. Kay Bentley, aka Ann Morrison
  • Gorgeous Hussy, The (1936) …. Margaret ‘Peggy’ O’Neal Eaton
  • Love on the Run (1936) …. Sally Parker
  • Bride Wore Red, The (1937) …. Anni Pavlovitch, aka Anne Vivaldi
  • Last of Mrs. Cheyney, The (1937) …. Fay Cheyney
  • Mannequin (1937) …. Jessica Cassidy
  • Shining Hour, The (1938) …. Olivia Riley
  • Ice Follies of 1939 (1939) …. Mary McKay
  • Women, The (1939) …. Crystal Allen
  • Strange Cargo (1940) …. Julie
  • Susan and God (1940) …. Susan Trexel … aka Gay Mrs. Trexel, The (1940) (UK)
  • Woman’s Face, A (1941) …. Anna Holm, aka Ingrid Paulson
  • When Ladies Meet (1941) …. Mary Howard … aka Strange Skirts (1941)
  • They All Kissed the Bride (1942) …. Margaret Drew
  • Reunion in France (1942) …. Michelle de la Becque … aka Mademoiselle France (1943) (UK)… aka Reunion (1942)
  • Above Suspicion (1943) …. Frances Myles
  • Hollywood Canteen (1944) …. Herself
  • Mildred Pierce (1945) …. Mildred Pierce
  • Humoresque (1946) …. Helen Wright
  • Possessed (1947) …. Louise Howell Graham
  • Daisy Kenyon (1947) …. Daisy Kenyon
  • Flamingo Road (1949) …. Lane Bellamy
  • It’s a Great Feeling (1949) (uncredited) …. Herself
  • Damned Don’t Cry, The (1950) …. Ethel Whitehead/Lorna Hansen Forbes
  • Harriet Craig (1950) …. Harriet Craig
  • Goodbye, My Fancy (1951) …. Agatha Reed
  • This Woman Is Dangerous (1952) …. Beth Austin
  • Sudden Fear (1952) …. Myra Hudson
  • Torch Song (1953) …. Jenny Stewart
  • “Secret Storm, The” (1954) TV Series …. Joan Boreman Kane #2 (1968)(temporary replacement for Christina Crawford)
  • Johnny Guitar (1954) …. Vienna
  • Female on the Beach (1955) …. Lynn Markham
  • Queen Bee (1955) …. Eva Phillips
  • Autumn Leaves (1956) …. Millicent Wetherby
  • Story of Esther Costello, The (1957) …. Margaret Landi… aka Golden Virgin, The (1957)
  • Best of Everything, The (1959) …. Amanda Farrow
  • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) …. Blanche Hudson Lykke og krone (1962)
  • Caretakers, The (1963) …. Lucretia Terry … aka Borderlines (1963) (UK)
  • Strait-Jacket (1964) …. Lucy Harbin
  • Four Days in November (1964) (archive footage) ….Herself (signs autographs)
  • MGM’s Big Parade of Comedy (1964) … aka Big Parade of Comedy, The (1964)
  • Della (1964) …. Della Chappell … aka Fatal Confinement (1964)
  • I Saw What You Did (1965) …. Amy Nelson
  • Karate Killers, The (1967) …. Amanda True
  • … aka Five Daughters Affair, The (1967)
  • Berserk! (1968) …. Monica Rivers … aka Circus of Terror (1968)
  • Night Gallery (1969) (TV) …. Claudia Menlo
  • Trog (1970) …. Dr. Brockton
  • That’s Entertainment! (1974) (archive footage)
  • That’s Action (1977) …. Herself
  • Terror in the Aisles (1984) (archive footage) …. Blanche
  • That’s Dancing! (1985) (archive footage)

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