Jeanie MacPherson
Actress, Screenwriter
Jeanie MacPherson
Jeanie MacPherson was a silent film actress from 1908 to 1917 and a film screenwriter through the 1940s. Jeanie MacPherson was educated in Paris and in Chicago and studied dancing from Theodore Kosloff. Her onstage experience started when she went to Chicago Musical College. In 1908, she made her screen debut in the D.W.
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NYTimes - over 9 years
TREASURES III Social Issues in American Film 1900-1934 American movies didn't wait for Angelina Jolie and Michael Moore to develop a social conscience. One of the sobering lessons of the new anthology from the National Film Preservation Foundation, ''Treasures III: Social Issues in American Film 1900-1934,'' is that the pictures of the early 20th
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NYTimes - about 19 years
Here is a selective listing by critics of The Times of new or noteworthy movies and film series playing this weekend in New York City. * denotes a highly recommended film or series. Ratings and running times are in parentheses. An index of reviews of films opening today appears on page 7. Now Playing ''AMISTAD,'' starring Djimon Hounsou, Anthony
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NYTimes - over 33 years
CHANNEL 13 has a happy idea for programming tonight: at 9, show a one-hour documentary about Cecil B. De Mille; at 10, show ''Cleopatra,'' not the latter-day presentation with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, of course, but the 1934 version, the one in which De Mille directed Claudette Colbert, a cast of thousands and an asp. Even on a
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NYTimes - over 34 years
In his review in The New York Times Oct. 6, 1930, Mordaunt Hall, then the film critic, wrote, ''Cecil B. De Mille's latest audible film, 'Madam Satan,' is a strange conglomeration of unreal incidents that are set forth with no little technical skill.'' Mr. Hall was absolutely right. I'm afraid that the main reason it has been chosen as one of the
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  • 1946
    Age 58
    MacPherson died of cancer in 1946, aged 59, and was interred at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood.
    More Details Hide Details For her contribution to motion pictures, Jeanie MacPherson was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 6150 Hollywood Blvd. in Hollywood, California.
  • 1927
    Age 39
    As a screenwriter, MacPherson was a founding member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which was created on May 11, 1927 in Hollywood, California.
    More Details Hide Details AMPAS is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures. She worked for many years as a writer at Paramount Studios and with such prominent directors as Cecil B. DeMille and D.W. Griffith.
  • 1908
    Age 20
    Jeanie MacPherson was educated in Paris and in Chicago and studied dancing from Theodore Kosloff. Her onstage experience started when she went to Chicago Musical College. In 1908, she made her screen debut in the D.W. Griffith directed dramatic short entitled The Factual Hour and would become a popular actress through the 1910s, appearing alongside such notable actors as Wallace Reid, Geraldine Farrar, Blanche Sweet and Wilfred Lucas before retiring from acting in 1917 and concentrating on a writing career within the film industry.
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  • 1887
    Born on May 18, 1887.
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