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"If you talk to God you're religious. If God talks to you, you're psychotic."

Jessie Bonstelle

Jessie Bonstelle (Laura Justine Stuart) (11th November 1871 – 7th October 1932) Actress and drama coach. Her first appearance in public was at the age of 2 as a singer, and was featured on her first national tour aged 7. She appeared in leading roles in her teens with the Schubert Company and founded acting troupes in Rochester, Buffalo, Toronto and Detroit. She coached or otherwise assisted many young actors in their early days, including Melvyn Douglas, William Powell, Ann Harding and Sylvia Field. She was married to actor Alexander Hamilton Stuart.

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Vilma Bánky

Vilma Bánky (9th January 1901 – 18th  March 1991) was a Hungarian born American silent film actress, although the early part of her acting career began in Budapest, spreading to France, Austria, and Germany.

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Maude Branscombe

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Gabrielle Ray

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Maude Branscombe

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Roaring 20’s

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