Silent Film Stars

Audrey Ferris

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Audrey Ferris

Audrey Ferris (1909-1990) * Studied violin * Attended Hollywood High School * Came from a broken home. Her father had deserted the family when she was very young. While it is unclear why her film career didn’t last long (after all, she was signed in 1927 at a time when silents were transitioning to talkies), […]

Forgotten Stars

Doris Kenyon

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Doris Kenyon

“My work was all square at the corners and bumped into the artistic at every turn. I knew it. Thank the Lord I had enough sense to see it. I deserved to be taken in hand and talked to with some brevity and much point. I guess my not having seemed conceited over my good […]

Celebrity Portraits

Nancy Carroll – photos and quotes

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“I just stayed in New York and pouted. Then we got together and I decided to serve out my sentence. And I’d better get better stories than the last few were.” – Nancy Carroll, commenting on her unhappy relationship with Paramount Studios in June of 1932. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I just stayed in New York and pouted. Then we got together and I decided to serve out my sentence. And I’d better get better stories than the last few were.” – Nancy Carroll, commenting on her unhappy relationship with Paramount Studios in June of 1932.   “I’m what’s known as a poor rehearser. I save everything […]

Silent Film Stars

Gwen Lee – Photos and Quotes

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Gwen Lee

“Gwen Lee is not pretty. I would say that her principal charm is her ability to wear clothes. Evidently she had considerable intelligence, too, for she was wise enough to cash in on this so-called ‘style’ and early in her life got herself a job as model on Michigan Boulevard [sic.], Chicago. She would be ideal […]