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Joan Barry

Barry with [[Henry Kendall]] in [[Rich and Strange]] (1931)


Joan Barry was an English film actress, whose career straddled the development of talkies.

Born in London, she had her first role at the age of 15. She memorably dubbed the voice of Anny Ondra in the early Alfred Hitchcock thriller Blackmail (1929). The limited sound technology available at the time meant that Barry had to dub the Czech actress in real time as she performed the role.

Barry later appeared on-screen for Hitchcock in Rich and Strange two years later.

She retired from the screen after her marriage in 1934.


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