Published October 1, 1920
Mary Nash was already an established actress and vaudevillian in New York before she started appearing in films in the 1930s. Perhaps her most famous movie performance was as Katharine Hepburn's charming busybody of a mother in The Philadelphia Story. Here, a young Nash poses in the embroidered dress she wore on Broadway in The Man Who Came Back. Photograph by Dorothy Wilding for the October 1920 Vanity Fair.
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