Renée Adorée
Actress
Renée Adorée
Renée Adorée was a French actress who had appeared in Hollywood silent movies during the 1920s.
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La Boheme - Indie Wire (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The year before, Vidor and Gilbert had released a towering landmark with the World War I epic The Big Parade (1925) co-starring Renee Adoree, who appears with considerable charm as Musette in La Boheme. The following year, Gilbert was to star opposite
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Silent star Lon Chaney films speak volumes; TCM Summer Under The Stars August 15 - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
Based on the New York stage play by the same name, Mr. Wu decides to get revenge on the Englishman who seduces his daughter (Renee Adoree). Chaney's The Monster co-star Gertrude Olmstead and Anna May Wong are also featured
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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
Get ready for more extreme perversity in West of Zanzibar (1928), as Chaney abuses both Warner Baxter and Mary Nolan, while the great-looking Mr. Wu (1927) offers Chaney as a Chinese creep about to destroy the life of lovely Renée Adorée — one of the
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ROYAL WEDDING, Ramon Novarro, Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Grace Kelly on TCM - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Renée Adorée co-stars. I included Murder on a Bridle Path in the list below because I'd initially read "Murder on a Bride's Path." Thought it was another royal romance flick, but one with a twist. 8:00 PM Royal Wedding (1951) A brother-and-sister
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LOVED BY GARBO AND DIETRICH
NYTimes - almost 32 years
DARK STAR By Leatrice Gilbert Fountain with John R. Maxim. Illustrated. 287 pp. New York: St. Martin's Press. $14.95. LIKE so many movie stars of his time - and after - John Gilbert shot to fame because he had looks that photographed appealingly and an elusive charm that projected mysteriously and compellingly onto film. He had the sort of
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IN PRAISE OF SILENCE IN FILM
NYTimes - over 32 years
Walter Kerr, now retired, is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for criticism and the author of ''The Silent Clowns,'' a study of comics in pre-sound films. He was formerly drama critic of The New York Times. HAVE YOU BEEN wondering what it is that's missing from the movies lately? I think I have a clue. A little more than a year ago I took a plane to
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Renée Adorée
    THIRTIES
  • 1933
    Age 34
    She was moved from her modest home in the Tujunga Hills to the Sunland health resort in September 1933.
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    In April 1933, she left the sanitarium.
    More Details Hide Details At this point, it was thought she had recovered sufficiently to resume her screen career, but she swiftly weakened and her health declined day by day.
  • 1930
    Age 31
    By the end of 1930, Adorée had appeared in forty-five films, the last four of them talkies.
    More Details Hide Details That year she was diagnosed with tuberculosis and lived only a few years longer. Adorée went against her physician's advice by finishing her final film, Call of the Flesh with Ramon Novarro. At its completion, she was rushed to a sanitarium in Prescott, Arizona, where she lay flat on her back for two years in an effort to regain her physical health.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1928
    Age 29
    In The Mating Call a 1928 film produced by Howard Hughes, Adorée had a very brief nude swimming scene that caused a significant commotion at the time.
    More Details Hide Details With the advent of sound in film, Adorée was one of the fortunate actors whose voices met the film industry's new needs. She would star opposite Lon Chaney and her former brother-in-law Owen Moore, make three more films with John Gilbert, and appear in four films with another leading Hollywood actor Ramon Novarro.
  • 1925
    Age 26
    The marriage did not last, and in 1925, Adorée married again, this time to Sherman Gill.
    More Details Hide Details She is most famous for her role as Melisande in the melodramatic romance and war epic The Big Parade (1925) opposite John Gilbert. It became one of MGM's all-time biggest hits and a film that historians rank as one of the best of the silent film era.
  • 1921
    Age 22
    Six weeks after their meeting, on February 12, 1921, Adorée married Moore at his home in Beverly Hills, California.
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    While in New York City on New Year's Eve 1921 she met Tom Moore (1883 - 1955).
    More Details Hide Details Fifteen years her senior, Tom Moore and his brothers were very successful Hollywood actors.
  • 1920
    Age 21
    In 1920, given the exotic name Renée Adorée (French for "reborn" and "adored," both in the feminine form) by the studio, she appeared in her first motion picture.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1898
    Born
    Born on September 30, 1898.
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