One of the only ones I have come across. Also autographed by Cora Sue Collins, signed at age 9 when she was a child star. Direct from the autograph book of a yong girl visting Hollywood on a world tour. Kathleen Burke was working as a dental assistant in Chicago when she submitted her photograph for a contest Paramount Pictures held for a role in Island of Lost Souls (1932). She beat out thousands of other contestants (including Gail Patrick), and launched her brief film career. Former fashion model, who acted on radio and performed on stage in Chicago from the age of 15. Participated in a Paramount-sponsored contest to find the’Panther Woman’ for’Island of Lost Souls’ (1933). She was picked from 60,000 contestants. Thereafter, relegated to exotic temptresses and second leads for the remainder of her brief Hollywood career. Cora Sue Collins was born on April 19, 1927, in Beckley, West Virginia. She was a beautiful child actress who was very much in demand during the 1930s. She appeared in her first film, The Strange Case of Clara Deane (1932), at age five. She appeared in small roles throughout the early part of the decade. One of her roles that stand out was as the illegitimate daughter of Colleen Moore in The Scarlet Letter (1934). She performed well, particularly considering that she is picked on in the film by the many children in the village where she lives. Was one of a few children who represented Scrappy toys. Scrappy was a cartoon character very popular in the 1930s. Cora remained active in films until she played Elinor Randall in Roughly Speaking (1945). She retired from movies at the ripe old age of 18. Rochelle Hudson, Borrah Minevitch, Robert Wilcox, and Jane Withers in Rascals (1938). Jackie Cooper in Boy of the Streets (1937). Boy of the Streets. Ramon Novarro and Lola Lane in The Sheik Steps Out (1937). The Sheik Steps Out. John Boles and Rosalind Russell in Craig’s Wife (1936). Kathleen Burke and Jon Hall in The Lion Man (1936). Kathleen Burke and Buster Crabbe in Nevada (1935). Cary Grant in The Last Outpost (1935). Claire Trevor in Navy Wife (1935). Kathleen Burke and Jack Holt in The Awakening of Jim Burke (1935). The Awakening of Jim Burke. Kathleen Burke and Neil Hamilton in Mutiny Ahead (1935). Randolph Scott and Ann Sheridan in Rocky Mountain Mystery (1935). Gary Cooper in The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935). The Lives of a Bengal Lancer. Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald in The Merry Widow (1934). Ronald Colman and Loretta Young in Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1934). Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back. Lona Andre, Dorothy Appleby, Kathleen Burke, Helene Chadwick, Helen Foster, Sidney Fox, Paul Kelly, Lucille La Verne, Dorothy Lee, Anne Shirley, Barbara Weeks, Lois Wilson, and Toby Wing in School for Girls (1934). Fredric March and Sylvia Sidney in Good Dame (1934). Fields, Gracie Allen, Mary Boland, George Burns, Charles Ruggles, and Alison Skipworth in Six of a Kind (1934). Six of a Kind. Spencer Tracy and Claire Trevor in The Mad Game (1933). Claudette Colbert in Torch Singer (1933). Harry Carey in Sunset Pass (1933). Lionel Atwill and Kathleen Burke in Murders in the Zoo (1933). Murders in the Zoo. Kathleen Burke in Island of Lost Souls (1932). Island of Lost Souls. Lota the Panther Woman. Cora Sue Collins Filmography. Week-End at the Waldorf (1945). Week-End at the Waldorf. Jack Carson and Rosalind Russell in Roughly Speaking (1945). Elinor Randall as a Girl (uncredited). Cora Sue Collins and David Reed in Youth on Trial (1945). And Jane Withers in Johnny Doughboy (1942). Jane Frazee, Gloria Jean, Donald O’Connor, Robert Paige, and Peggy Ryan in Get Hep to Love (1942). Get Hep to Love. Rita Hayworth and Tyrone Power in Blood and Sand (1941). Encarnacion (as a child). Bette Davis and Charles Boyer in All This, and Heaven Too (1940). All This, and Heaven Too. Louise de Rham (uncredited). Ian Hunter, Guy Kibbee, Gene Reynolds, and Virginia Weidler in Bad Little Angel (1939). Clarabella Dodd (scenes deleted). Stop, Look and Love. The Greener Hills (1939). The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938). The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Richard Dix and Karen Morley in Devil’s Squadron (1936). Alice Brady, Cora Sue Collins, Russell Hardie, and Ann Rutherford in The Harvester (1936). Sylvia Sidney in Mary Burns, Fugitive (1935). Little Girl with Eggs. Otto Kruger, Martha Sleeper, and Fred Walton in Two Sinners (1935). Adrienne Ames, Douglass Montgomery, and Evelyn Venable in Harmony Lane (1935). Herbert Marshall, Fredric March, and Merle Oberon in The Dark Angel (1935). Kitty as a Child. Greta Garbo in Anna Karenina (1935). Peter Lorre and Frances Drake in Mad Love (1935). Gogol’s Lame Child Patient (uncredited). Jean Arthur and Chester Morris in Public Hero Number 1 (1935). Public Hero Number 1. Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald in Naughty Marietta (1935). Bruce Cabot and Dorothy Lee in Without Children (1935). Carol Cole as a Child. Frankie Darro, David Durand, Junior Durkin, Dickie Moore, and Erin O’Brien-Moore in Little Men (1934). The World Accuses (1934). Myrna Loy and William Powell in Evelyn Prentice (1934). Claire Trevor in Elinor Norton (1934). Betty – Little Girl (uncredited). Nora Cecil, Cora Sue Collins, Christian Rub, and Douglas Scott in The Spectacle Maker (1934). The Little Princess (uncredited). Hardie Albright, Cora Sue Collins, and Colleen Moore in The Scarlet Letter (1934). Wallace Beery and Jackie Cooper in Treasure Island (1934). Young Girl at the Inn (uncredited). Theresa Harris, Jack Holt, and Fay Wray in Black Moon (1934). Frances Dee and Walter Huston in Keep’Em Rolling (1934). Young Marjorie Deane (uncredited). Jean Muir and Donald Woods in As the Earth Turns (1934). As the Earth Turns. Phillips Holmes and Loretta Young in Caravan (1934). Latzi as a Child (uncredited). Greta Garbo in Queen Christina (1933). Christina as a Child (uncredited). Zita Johann in The Sin of Nora Moran (1933). The Sin of Nora Moran. Nora Moran as a Child. Myrna Loy, Max Baer, and Primo Carnera in The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933). The Prizefighter and the Lady. Farmer’s Daughter (uncredited). Sally – 5 Years. Glenda Farrell, Kay Francis, and Lyle Talbot in Mary Stevens, M. Vesta at Age 6. James Cagney and Alice White in Picture Snatcher (1933). Jerry’s Little Girl (uncredited). Lona Andre and Kent Taylor in The Mysterious Rider (1933). Zasu Pitts and Slim Summerville in They Just Had to Get Married (1932). They Just Had to Get Married. Robinson and Bebe Daniels in Silver Dollar (1932). Maryanne Silver-Dollar Echo Honeymoon Martin – as a Girl (uncredited). Leslie Howard, Fredric March, and Norma Shearer in Smilin’ Through (1932). The Strange Case of Clara Deane (1932). The Strange Case of Clara Deane. Nancy Deane (as a child). Zasu Pitts and Slim Summerville in The Unexpected Father (1932). 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