Eleanor Boardman
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Eleanor Boardman
Eleanor Boardman was an American film actress, popular during the era of silent movies.
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TV, IL 29 AGOSTO STUDIO UNIVERSAL PRESENTA “LA FOLLA” - ilVelino/AGV Agenzia Giornalistica il Velino
Google News - over 5 years
... propone agli amanti del grande cinema classico americano: “La Folla” (titolo originale: “The Crowd”), il film del 1928 diretto da King Vidor candidato a due Premi Oscar ed interpretato da Bert Roach, James Murray, Eleanor Boardman, Estelle Clark,
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Lon Chaney Movie Schedule: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, TELL IT TO THE MARINES ... - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Cast: Lon Chaney, William Haines, Eleanor Boardman. BW-103 mins. 3:30 PM MOCKERY (1927) A peasant saves a countess during the Russian Revolution. Dir: Benjamin Christensen. Cast: Lon Chaney, Ricardo Cortez, Barbara Bedford. BW-70 mins. 4:45 PM MR
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Man Gored by Angry Mountain Goat Is the Only Animal-Related Fatality in ... - Seattle Weekly (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Maynes says she's aware of only two other bloody goat run-ins in the park's history: a man was gored in the hand in the 1970s, and someone else was gored in the leg, outside of the park boundaries, on Mt. Eleanor. Boardman, a registered nurse and
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Tinseltown as it saw itself - Bangkok Post
Google News - over 5 years
SOULS FOR SALE (USA, 1923, b&w) directed by Rupert Hughes and starring Eleanor Boardman, Frank Mayo, Richard Dix, Mae Busch, Barbara La Marr and Lew Cody. Silent with musical score, 90 min. English intertitles. A Warner Bros Archive release (no extras
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Born in Berkeley: Joan Lowell - Berkeleyside
Google News - almost 6 years
Directed by Rupert Hughes, Souls for Sale relates the “Hollywood or bust” adventures of Remember Steddon (Eleanor Boardman), an unhappily married young woman with dreams of movie stardom. Remember gets her big break when the leading lady on a
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DVDS; Strong, Silent Types (One Very Silent)
NYTimes - over 7 years
'CIRCLE OF IRON' Last month in Bangkok, David Carradine died the lonely death of a businessman on the road. His business -- that of the industrious, itinerant movie star -- had taken him to Thailand to appear in ''Stretch,'' yet another of the modestly budgeted international productions that had come to dominate his career. One of the Willy Lomans
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BOOKS OF THE TIMES; Garbo's Pedestrian Side: Everything Not on Film
NYTimes - almost 22 years
GARBO A Biography By Barry Paris Illustrated. 654 pages. Alfred A. Knopf. $35. She watched "Matlock" and "General Hospital," cooked with peanut oil and collected paintings of harlequins and dogs. She kept a secret cache of dynel-haired toy trolls. Leading a life that was pedestrian in every sense, with a daily routine incorporating two long walks
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Garbo: The Feet
NYTimes - over 23 years
To the Editor: I am responding to your letter from Helen S. Manley ("How Big Were Garbo's Feet?," June 20). When I wrote "First Nights," I probably knew as much about Garbo's feet as anyone else except Garbo herself. I know, for instance, that when filming, she would ask, "Is the feets in?" and if they weren't she would film the scene in fluffy
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Eleanor Boardman, Actress, 93
NYTimes - about 25 years
Eleanor Boardman, who starred in silent movies after gaining attention as a model for the Eastman Kodak Company, died at her home on Thursday. She was 93 years old. She died in her sleep, said her stepdaughter, Suzanne Parry. Miss Boardman, who was born in Philadelphia, gained nationwide recognition as the "Kodak Girl" on Eastman Kodak's
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MUSIC; Pops and Fireworks On Campus at Danbury
NYTimes - over 26 years
LEAD: THE Charles Ives Center for the Arts in Danbury is ready to open its summer season, on Saturday, with pops and fireworks. The former will be provided by Skitch Henderson and the Ives Symphony Orchestra; the latter will light the skies over the campus of Western Connecticut State University. THE Charles Ives Center for the Arts in Danbury is
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25 Cinematic Treasures
NYTimes - over 27 years
LEAD: The Best Years of Our Lives (1946); director, William Wyler; starring Fredric March, Myrna Loy and Dana Andrews. American World War II veterans try to readjust to civilian life. Casablanca (1942); Michael Curtiz; Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Claude Rains. Everybody comes to Rick's. Citizen Kane (1941); Orson Welles; Orson Welles,
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KING VIDOR, 88, DIRECTOR OF FILMS FOR MORE THAN 40 YEARS, IS DEAD
NYTimes - over 34 years
King Vidor, the director of many pace-setting movies beginnning more than half a century ago, died yesterday of a heart ailment at his ranch in the rolling seaside hills of Paso Robles, Calif. He was 88 years old. Mr. Vidor was a trailblazer and often a rebel, widely respected for his independence, individualism and humanism in a notable
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1991
    Age 92
    Died on December 12, 1991.
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  • 1980
    Age 81
    Her only subsequent appearance was in an interview filmed for the Kevin Brownlow and David Gill documentary series Hollywood in 1980. Boardman was married to the film director King Vidor, with whom she had two daughters, Antonia (born 1927) and Belinda (born 1930). Their marriage lasted from 1926 until 1931.
    More Details Hide Details Fellow actors John Gilbert and Greta Garbo had planned a double wedding with them, but Garbo broke off the plans at the last minute.
  • FORTIES
  • 1940
    Age 41
    Boardman's second husband was Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast to whom she was married from 1940 until his death in 1968.
    More Details Hide Details Boardman died in Santa Barbara, California at the age of 93. For her contribution to the motion picture industry, Eleanor Boardman has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1935
    Age 36
    Unable to make the transition from silent to talking pictures, Boardman retired in 1935, and retreated from Hollywood.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1928
    Age 29
    She appeared in fewer than forty films during her career, achieving her greatest success in Vidor's The Crowd in 1928.
    More Details Hide Details Her performance in that film is widely recognized as one of the outstanding performances in American silent films.
  • 1923
    Age 24
    Her growing popularity was reflected by inclusion on the list of WAMPAS Baby Stars in 1923.
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    After several successful supporting roles, she played the lead in 1923's Souls for Sale.
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  • 1922
    Age 23
    She was chosen by Goldwyn Pictures as their "New Face of 1922," through which she signed a contract with the company.
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    Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Boardman was originally on stage but, after temporarily losing her voice, in 1922, she entered silent films.
    More Details Hide Details There followed months of fruitless effort until one day Rupert Hughes saw her riding a horse and gave her a part in a film and she quickly began to attract audiences.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1898
    Born
    Born on August 19, 1898.
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