Silent Film Stars

Ormer Locklear

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Ormer Locklear (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Barnstormer and film actor Ormer Locklear attended a ball with his girlfriend, Viola Dana, at the Alexandria Hotel on Lincoln’s Birthday (February 12)1920. The event was thrown by film actor Wallace Reid. Locklear would die later that year in a plane crash while performing a stunt for the film “The Skywayman.”

Forgotten Stars

Lynne Baggett

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Lynne Baggett

Pills Blamed In Death of Lynne Baggett HOLLYWOOD (AP) March 23, 1960 — Death climaxed a long series of personal misfortunes Tuesday for actress Lynne Baggett. The 32-year-old blonde was found dead in her bed, clad in a pink shorty nightgown and white panties. There was a quantity of pills nearby. [Note: Baggett was actually […]