Edwina Booth

Born Sep 13, 1904

Edwina Booth was an American actress. She is best known for the 1931 film Trader Horn, during the filming of which she contracted an illness which effectively ruined her movie career.

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  • Citizen Looks Back 80 Years Colorado County Citizen
    Google News - May 31, 2011
  • Edwina Booth, 86; Actress Who Won Fame Due To Illness
    NYTimes - May 24, 1991
  • Film: 'android,' A Hijacking In Space
    NYTimes - Feb 10, 1984
  • Photo Of Film ''around The World In 80 Days''
    NYTimes - Jan 20, 1984


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1904 Birth Born on September 13, 1904.


1927 22 Years Old She was on vacation following a 1927 stage appearance when film director E. … Read More


1938 33 Years Old …  By the time MGM reissued Trader Horn in 1938, Edwina Booth had been forgotten by the moviegoing public. … Read More


1951 46 Years Old Booth was married three times. Anthony Shuck, her first husband, had their marriage annulled soon after her return from Africa. She married her second husband, Urial Leo Higham on November 21, 1951. He died in 1957. Her third husband was Reinold Fehlberg. They were married from 1959 until his death in 1983.


1991 87 Years Old There were many false rumors and reports of her demise until her death in 1991. … Read More
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