Marsha Hunt, a blacklisted actress, dies at 104

Marsha Hunt has died. She was a bright-eyed starlet who stood out in movies like "These Glamour Girls," "Pride and Prejudice

and "Raw Deal" before the communist witch hunt in Hollywood ruined her career. She turned 104.

The director of the documentary Marsha Hunt's Sweet Adversity, Roger C. Memos, told The Hollywood Reporter that she died of natural causes

on Tuesday evening at her Sherman Oaks home, where she had lived since 1946. Hunt also starred with Mickey Rooney in The Human Comedy (1943),

which was nominated for an Oscar for best picture. At the time, she was known as "Hollywood's Youngest Character Actress."

The Chicago native made her first big splash as a suicidal college student opposite Lana Turner in MGM's These Glamour Girls. She used to be

a model and signed with Paramount Pictures when she was 17. (1939). In Joe and Ethel Turp's Call on the President (1939),