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Olive Thomas – “Prudence on Broadway” – 1919

 

Olive Thomas as the lead in “Prudence on Broadway” (1919), one of her lost film

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Mary Pickford – Motion Picture Magazine – August 1919

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Mary Pickford – Captain Kidd Jr. – The Moving Picture World – 1919

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Mollie King – Photoplay Magazine – 1919

Mollie King (born Mary Josephine King; 16th April 1895 – 28th December 1981) was an American stage and screen actress.
She married Kenneth Deedes Alexander. Nellie King, sister of Molly and Mary Miles Minter acted respectively as maid of honour and bridesmaid.

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Juanita Hansen

 

Juanita C. Hansen (3rd March 1895 – 26th September 1961) was an American actress who performed in silent films. She became one of the Sennett Bathing Beauties and appeared in a variety of serials through the late 1910s. She was well known for her troubled personal life and struggle with addiction to cocaine and morphine. In 1934, she became clean and travelled lecturing on the evils of drugs. She wrote a book about addiction and started her own charity to help raise awareness about drug abuse.

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Olive Thomas – “Upstairs and Down” – 1919

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Olive Thomas – The Moving Picture World – 28th June 1919

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Olive Thomas – January 1919

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Olive Thomas – The Glorious Lady – 1919

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Mary Pickford – 1919

 

D. W. Griffith, with Douglas Fairbanks (seated), Charles Chaplin,

and Mary Pickford during the signing of the articles of incorporation of the United Artists Corp. in 1919.

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