Isobel Elsom

Isobel Elsom




Cast (Feature Film)

The Pleasure Seekers (1964)
Doña Teresa Lacaye
My Fair Lady (1964)
Mrs. Eynsford-Hill
Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Hazel, a dowager
The Errand Boy (1961)
Irma Paramutual
The Second Time Around (1961)
Mrs. Rogers
The Miracle (1959)
Reverend Mother
The Young Philadelphians (1959)
Mrs. Lawrence
Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958)
Mrs. Van Cleve
The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957)
Mrs. Ogden
23 Paces to Baker Street (1956)
Lady Syrett
Over-Exposed (1956)
Mrs. Payton Grange
Lust for Life (1956)
Mrs. Stricker
The King's Thief (1955)
Mrs. Bennett
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)
Adeline Palmer-Jones
Deep in My Heart (1954)
Mrs. Harris
Désirée (1954)
Madame Clary
The Secret Garden (1949)
The Paradine Case (1948)
Smart Woman (1948)
Mrs. Rogers
Ivy (1947)
Miss Chattle
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
Angelica Muir
Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
Marie Grosnay
Escape Me Never (1947)
Mrs. MacLean
Love from a Stranger (1947)
Auntie Loo-Loo
The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)
Mrs. Latham
Of Human Bondage (1946)
Mrs. Athelny
Two Sisters from Boston (1946)
Aunt Jennifer
The Unseen (1945)
Marian Tygarth
Between Two Worlds (1944)
Mrs. Genevieve Cliveden-Banks
Casanova Brown (1944)
Mrs. Ferris
The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)
Mrs. Bancroft
Forever and a Day (1943)
Lady Timble-Pomfret
My Kingdom for a Cook (1943)
Lucille Scott
First Comes Courage (1943)
Rose Linstrom
Eagle Squadron (1942)
Dame Elizabeth Whitby
The War Against Mrs. Hadley (1942)
Mrs. Laura Winters
Laugh Your Blues Away (1942)
Mrs. Westerly
You Were Never Lovelier (1942)
Maria Castro
Seven Sweethearts (1942)
Miss Robbins
Ladies in Retirement (1941)
Leonora Fiske
Illegal (1932)
Evelyn Dean
The Harbour Lights (1923)

Life Events


Stage acting debut


Movie Clip

Lust For Life (1956) -- (Movie Clip) What Do You Know About Pain? Amsterdam, 1881, failed painter Vincent Van Gogh (Kirk Douglas) visits his aunt and uncle (Isobel Elsom, Wilton Graff) demanding to see their daughter, his cousin, whom he loves, prompting an incident verified by the uncle, though forgotten by the artist, in Vincente Minnelli’s bio-pic Lust For Life, 1956.
Two Mrs. Carrolls, The (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Stimulating Exhibition Charles (Pat O'Moore), Mrs. Latham (Isobel Elsom) and her daughter Cecily (Alexis Smith) are visiting his ex-fianceè Sally (Barbara Stanwyck) and her flinty artist husband Geoffrey Carroll (Humphrey Bogart), in The Two Mrs. Carrolls, 1947.
Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Spellbound By My Own Country Discouraged at work, Anglo-Chinese doctor Han Suyin (Jennifer Jones) is escorted to a Hong Kong party by colleague Dr. Keith (Murray Matheson) where hostess Adeline (Isobel Elsom) seems benevolent if imperialistic, meeting her husband (Torin Thatcher) and journalist Elliott (leading man William Holden), early in Love Is A Many Splendored Thing, 1955.
Desiree (1954) -- (Movie Clip) She Is Without Guile First appearance for Marlon Brando as Napoleon Bonaparte, in Marseilles, 1794, with his brother (Cameron Mitchell) meeting the family (Richard Deacon, Isobel Elsom, Elizabeth Sellars) of precocious Jean Simmons (title character), early in Henry Koster's Desiree, 1954.
Ghost And Mrs. Muir, The (1947) -- (Movie Clip) My Blasted In-Laws Widow and tenant Lucy and the haunting Captain Gregg (Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, title characters) are growing friendlier when the sister and mother (Victoria Horne, Isobel Elsom) of her late husband arrive from London to make trouble, in Joseph L. Mankiewicz's The Ghost And Mrs. Muir. 1947.
Between Two Worlds (1944) -- (Movie Clip) Perhaps An Exception? Introducing characters in this second movie version of the 1924 Sutton Vane play Outward Bound, John Garfield, Faye Emerson, Isobel Elsom, Gilbert Emery, George Tobias and Paul Henreid as the distraught hero pianist, adapted to wartime by Daniel Fuchs, as Between Two Worlds, 1944.
Ladies In Retirement -- (Movie Clip) Very Prettily Done Albert (Louis Hayward), having gained entry into the home of retired actress Miss Fiske (Isobel Elsom) by claiming to be the distressed nephew of her absent housekeeper, flirts with fetching maid Lucy (Evelyn Keyes) and receives his reward, in Ladies In Retirement, 1941.
Ladies In Retirement -- (Movie Clip) Your Sisters Must Leave Opening scene, Ellen (Ida Lupino), the housekeeper at the Thames valley home of retired actress Miss Fiske (Isobel Elsom), receives an alarming note regarding her two batty sisters, in Charles Vidor's Ladies In Retirement, 1941.
Ladies In Retirement -- (Movie Clip) My Treasures Housekeeper Ellen (Ida Lupino) with kooky sister Louisa (Edith Barrett), wondering about equally kooky and dependent sister Emily (Elsa Lanchester), arriving home to find she's had a row with employer and host Miss Fiske (Isobel Elsom), in Ladies In Retirement, 1941.
Miracle, The (1959) -- (Movie Clip) To Our Very Gates Young postulant Teresa (Carroll Baker) and fellow Spanish nuns can't help noticing especially handsome dragoon Captain Michael (Roger Moore), en route to engage Napoleon, in The Miracle, 1959.



Maurice Elvey