Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Mabel Normand

Born: 10 November 1892, New Brighton, Staten Island, New York, USA
Died: 22 February 1930, Monrovia, California, USA

Mabel Normand was considered to be one of the best female silent comedy stars and entered films around 1910.

Mickey (1918) as Mickey

Minnie Devereaux

Born: 1891, Canada
Died: 1984

Minnie Devereaux appeared in a handful of silent films in credited roles. It is assumed that she was in many more films as an extra.

Mickey (1918) as Minnie (Credited as Minnie Ha Ha)

George Nichols

Born: October 1864, Rockford, Illinois, USA
Died: 20 September 1927, Hollywood, California, USA

George Nichols was a theatre actor before entering films in 1908. He almost exclusively appeared in silent films. His only sound film appearance was in the Erich Von Stroheim film The Wedding March (1928), which was released after his death.

Mickey (1918) as Joe Meadows (Credited as Geo. Nichols)

George Nichols with Mabel Normand.

Monday, 23 May 2016

Thelma Hill

Born: 12 December 1906, Emporia, Kansas, USA
Died: 11 May 1938, Culver City, Los Angeles, California, USA

Smile, Buttercup, Smile (1929) as Toots

Thelma is with two unknown male actors.

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

John L. Cason

Born: 30 July 1918, Valley View, Texas, USA
Died: 7 July 1961, Santa Barbara, California, USA

Ghost Guns (1944) as Bart (Credited as Bob Cason)

John L. Cason is in the background with the dark hat. The cowboy in the foreground is Johnny Mack Brown.