Rita Corday (born Jeanne Paule Teipo-Ite-Marma Croset; October 20, 1920 – November 23, 1992) was an American actress. She appeared in 30 films during the 1940s and 1950s. She was sometimes billed as Paula Corday or Paule Croset.
Rita Corday (right) with film writer and critic Norbert Lusk (1946)
Jeanne Paule Teipo-Ite-Marma Croset
October 20, 1920
|Died||November 23, 1992 72) (aged|
|Other names||Paula Corday|
|Children||Daniel M. (b. 1957)|
Deborah (b. 1960)
Rita Corday was born Jeanne Paule Teipo-Ite-Marma Croset in Tahiti, where her Swiss parents were diplomats. She received theatrical training in Switzerland, Paris and Shanghai.
In 1942, RKO Pictures signed Corday to a long-term contract. She made her first film appearance in January 1943, in Hitler's Children. During her career in Hollywood, she appeared mostly in second features. In her later films she was billed as Paula Corday or Paule Croset.
|1943||Hitler's Children||Young matron||Uncredited|
|1943||The Falcon Strikes Back||Mia Bruger|
|1943||Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event|
|1943||The Adventures of a Rookie||Ruth - Party Guest|
|1943||Gildersleeve on Broadway||Model||Uncredited|
|1943||Gangway for Tomorrow||Georgine||Uncredited|
|1943||Government Girl||Girl in Hotel Lobby||Uncredited|
|1943||The Falcon and the Co-eds||Marguerita Serena|
|1944||Girl Rush||Member of troupe||Uncredited|
|1944||The Falcon in Hollywood||Lili D'Allio|
|1945||Pan-Americana||Pan American girl||Uncredited|
|1945||The Body Snatcher||Mrs. Marsh|
|1945||What a Blonde||Sonya||Uncredited|
|1945||The Falcon in San Francisco||Joan Marshall|
|1945||West of the Pecos||Suzanne|
|1946||The Truth About Murder||Peggy|
|1946||The Falcon's Alibi||Joan Meredith|
|1946||Dick Tracy vs. Cueball||Mona Clyde|
|1947||The Exile||Katie||Credited as Paule Croset|
|1951||The Sword of Monte Cristo||Lady Christiane||Credited as Paula Corday|
|1951||Too Young to Kiss||Denise Dorcet||Credited as Paula Corday|
|1952||You for Me||Lucille Brown||Credited as Paula Corday|
|1952||Because You're Mine||Francesca Landers||Credited as Paula Corday|
|1952||The Black Castle||Elga Von Bruno||Credited as Paula Corday|
|1954||The French Line||Celeste||Credited as Paula Corday|
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- "(photo caption)". The Franklin Evening Star. April 6, 1943. p. 6. Retrieved October 26, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Obituary: Rita Corday; Appeared in B Movies". Los Angeles Times. December 10, 1992. Retrieved June 9, 2012.
- "Rita Corday Gets Long-Term Offer From RKO Studio". The Waco News-Tribune. October 23, 1942. p. 13. Retrieved October 25, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Rita Corday — Name Means Ball of Light". The Des Moines Register. June 25, 1944. p. 49. Retrieved October 26, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Rita Corday". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. American Film Institute. Retrieved June 17, 2016.
- Carroll, Harrison (March 27, 1943). "Behind the Scenes in Hollywood". The Wilkes-Barre Record. p. 16. Retrieved October 25, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.
- Katz, Ephraim (1979). The Film Encyclopedia: The Most Comprehensive Encyclopedia of World Cinema in a Single Volume. Perigee Books. ISBN 0-399-50601-2. P.273.
- "Marriages". Billboard. November 29, 1947. p. 46. Retrieved October 27, 2015.
- "Rita Corday". Variety. December 9, 1992. Retrieved October 27, 2015.