Laemmle, Carla (b. 1909)

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Laemmle, Carla (b. 1909)

American film ballet dancer . Name variations: Beth Laemmle; Carla Leonard. Born Rebecca Isabelle Laemmle, Oct 20, 1909, in Chicago, IL; niece of Carl Laemmle (founder of Universal Studios in Hollywood).

Trained in Chicago, and with Ernest Belcher in Los Angeles; performed briefly in operettas in Los Angeles, before dancing as Beth Laemmle in such films as The Gate Crasher (1928) and King of Jazz (1930).

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