Australian-Born Actress

Mae Busch

  • Jun 18, 1891 - Apr 19, 1946 (age 54)
  • 5' 4" (1.63 m)
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1946
Mae Busch
PersonalApril 1946

Mae Busch

Mae Busch passed away.
1942
The Mad Monster
MovieMay 8, 1942

The Mad Monster

Dr. Cameron has succeeded in his experiments with a serum …
Dr. Cameron has succeeded in his experiments with a serum which will turn a man into a wolf-like monster, and is ready to avenge himself on the men who caused his professional failure. He uses it on his gardener Petro and one after the other is killed by his creation. His daughter, Lenora, grows suspicious and confides with newspaper reporter Tom Gregory.
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1941
Ziegfeld Girl
MovieApr 25, 1941

Ziegfeld Girl

Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily …
Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must leave behind her ageing vaudevillian father; vulnerable Sheila, the working girl pursued both by a millionaire and by her loyal boyfriend from Flatbush; and the mysterious European beauty Sandra, whose concert violinist husband cannot endure the thought of their escaping from poverty by promenading her glamor in skimpy costumes.
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1940
Women Without Names
MovieMar 15, 1940

Women Without Names

Construction engineer Fred MacNeil meets waitress …
Construction engineer Fred MacNeil meets waitress Joyce King at a hamburger stand and she accepts his invitation to see her home. Joyce is unaware she is being trailed by two detectives on the trail of her former husband, Walter Ferris. Joyce tells Fred that her ex-husband is a wanted criminal, but Fred waves aside her objections and they make plans to marry and honeymoon in Tennessee. Following the wedding, they return to the house after Ferris, accompanied by Peggy Athens, has broken in. Caught by Detective Reardon, Ferris kills the officer and escapes. McNeil and Joyce arrive immediately afterward and are accused of the killing by the neighbors. John Marlin, assistant District Attorney, railroads the lovers because he wants to use their prosecution to boost his drive for the District Attorney post. Fred is sentenced to hang and Joyce is given life in prison.
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1939
Fangs of the Wild
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MovieJul 1, 1939

Fangs of the Wild

Foxes are mysteriously disappearing from fox farms …
Foxes are mysteriously disappearing from fox farms and Agent Don has been sent to investigate. Brad and Pete are the culprits and they are using a dog that can climb the security fence to steal the foxes. Don brings a dog with him and when Carol sees a dog stealing a fox, she accuses Don.
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1938
Nancy Drew... Detective
MovieNov 19, 1938

Nancy Drew... Detective

After a wealthy dowager who …
After a wealthy dowager who has made a substantial donation her alma mater suddenly disappears, Nancy Drew sets out to solve the mystery.
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1936
The Clutching Hand
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MovieApr 18, 1936

The Clutching Hand

A scientist discovers a formula for making synthetic gold.
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The Bohemian Girl
MovieFeb 14, 1936

The Bohemian Girl

A band of Gypsies are camped outside the walls of Count …
A band of Gypsies are camped outside the walls of Count Arnheim's palace. Oliver's wife kidnaps the Count's daughter Arline, then leaves the child and runs off with her lover, Devilshoof. Not knowing her true identity, Oliver, with the help of "Uncle" Stanley, raises the girl as his own. Years later, Arline, still unaware of her noble birth, is caught trespassing on the Count's grounds and is thrown into the dungeon. Meanwhile, Stanley and Oliver pass the time playing "fingers" and bumblingly ply their trade picking pockets. Finally, just when Oliver needs his help to rescue Arline, Stanley gets drunk while siphoning wine into bottles.
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Thomas C. Tate
MarriageFebruary 1936

Thomas C. Tate

Married Thomas C. Tate.
1935
The Fixer Uppers
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MovieFeb 9, 1935

The Fixer Uppers

A serious case of emotional neglect brings door-to-door …
A serious case of emotional neglect brings door-to-door Christmas cards salesmen, Stan and Ollie, at the house of an inconsolable wife who is convinced that her artist husband doesn't love her anymore.
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Tit for Tat
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MovieJan 5, 1935

Tit for Tat

After the events in Them Thar Hills (1934), Stan and Ollie …
After the events in Them Thar Hills (1934), Stan and Ollie encounter their old nemesis whose grocery shop is next to their home appliances store. Unable to let bygones be bygones, a war breaks out. Will those tit-for-tat battles ever end?
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1934
The Live Ghost
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MovieDec 8, 1934

The Live Ghost

A gruff sea captain, who absolutely detests the word "ghost," is …
A gruff sea captain, who absolutely detests the word "ghost," is having trouble manning his ship because of the rumor it's...well...haunted. He inveigles Stanley and Oliver into helping him shanghai a crew from the sailors at a dockside bar. The comic duo accomplish this by using one of the funniest devices ever put into a movie, and of course it all goes wrong. Once aboard, the captain warns them that whoever says the word "ghost" will get his head twisted from north to south. After much time at sea and many port stops later, one of the drunken sailors falls into a trough of whitewash, terrorizing Stanley and Oliver into blurting out "ghost" in front of the enraged captain, which brings about the story's Laurel and Hardy trademark "another fine mess" ending.
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Them Thar Hills
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MovieJul 21, 1934

Them Thar Hills

Stan and Ollie take a trip into the mountains ('the high …
Stan and Ollie take a trip into the mountains ('the high multitude') so that Ollie can recover from gout. Bootleggers have dumped their moonshine in the well from which the boys sample their 'healthy' mountain water. Mr Hall, who has left his wife with the boys while he refuels his car is not amused at his wife's condition when he returns.
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Going Bye-Bye!
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MovieJun 23, 1934

Going Bye-Bye!

Stan and Ollie give evidence which convicts vicious gangster …
Stan and Ollie give evidence which convicts vicious gangster Butch. They plan to leave town and advertise for a traveling companion to share expenses. Butch's girl replies to the advert and the boys come to collect her. Butch meanwhile has escaped and when the boys finally succeed in freeing him from a trunk he exacts a terrible revenge.
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Beloved
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MovieJan 22, 1934

Beloved

Story about four generations in a family of musicians.
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Oliver the Eighth
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MovieJan 13, 1934

Oliver the Eighth

Keen on climbing the social ladder by marrying a rich widow, …
Keen on climbing the social ladder by marrying a rich widow, Oliver finds the nerve to cheat on his partner, Stanley, unbeknownst to him that her favourite hobby is murder. Now, it seems that he is next. Who can save Oliver the Eighth?
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1933
Sons of the Desert
MovieDec 29, 1933

Sons of the Desert

When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they …
When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a convention, the wives find out the truth the hard way.
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Picture Brides
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MovieNov 1, 1933

Picture Brides

Four "Picture Brides", from New Orleans, arrive in the …
Four "Picture Brides", from New Orleans, arrive in the Brazilian jungle on a riverboat, brought there to marry workers at Lottagrasso, a remote mining site of the Standard Diamond Mines.Also on the boat with the four "mail-order" brides (Americans Mame Smith, Flo Lane, and Gwen from England and Lena from Europe) is Mary Lee, a frightened and innocent girl, who has come to see the mine's brutal supervisor, Von Luden , about a job. Knowing von Luden's inhuman reputation, Mame transfers the photo assigning her to Dave Hart, to Mary's Identification card. Castro, the mail-runner, delivers a letter to von Luden informing him that Hart, his partner, is wanted in the United States on an embezzlement charge. Mame, in order to protect Mary, presents herself as a job applicant while Mary is introduced to Dave and his fellow supervisors (Pete, Joe and Bill) as a bride applicant. Dave rescues Mary from a lustful and brutish attack by von Luden. Pretty Mataeo Rogers, half-breed daughter of the camp's drunken doctor, is celebrating her 18th birthday and is lured to von Luden's jungle castle. Later, natives find her body in the swamp. Detectives Steve and Al arrive to extradite Dave.
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Dance, Girl, Dance
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MovieSep 1, 1933

Dance, Girl, Dance

Vaudeville couple Joe and Sally split on bad terms. Sally, a …
Vaudeville couple Joe and Sally split on bad terms. Sally, a beautiful and talented young woman, gets a break as a chorus girl in a musical production, and then hits the big time with a song she wrote, which is then used in the big time production. The producer Pat falls in love with her and proposes. Meanwhile the less talented Joe falls on hard times and resorts to selling soap tar in a sailor suit!. But Sally has a secret that is about to change everything!
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Lilly Turner
MovieMay 13, 1933

Lilly Turner

A carnival magician deserts his wife when he finds out she's …
A carnival magician deserts his wife when he finds out she's pregnant. She then marries the carnival's barker, but finds herself attracted to a young engineer.
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Cheating Blondes
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MovieMay 1, 1933

Cheating Blondes

A reporter sets out to prove the woman who rejected his …
A reporter sets out to prove the woman who rejected his marriage proposal is a murderer. Meanwhile, she's hiding in plain sight, posing as her missing twin sister.
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Sucker Money
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MovieMar 1, 1933

Sucker Money

Jimmy Reeves, a smart young newspaper reporter, saves a …
Jimmy Reeves, a smart young newspaper reporter, saves a banker. John Walton, and his daughter, Claire, from ruin and disgrace and also wins the affections of the banker's daughter. Mr. Walton and Claire are induced to attend a séance held by Swami Yomurda, a fake spiritualist, which is a redundant description. Impressed by the fake Swami's trickery, Walton almost loses his fortune and his daughter before the reporter exposes the bunko scheme.
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Blondie Johnson
MovieFeb 25, 1933

Blondie Johnson

Story of a Depression-downtrodden waif who uses her brains …
Story of a Depression-downtrodden waif who uses her brains instead of her body to rise from tyro con artist to crime boss.
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1932
Women Won't Tell
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MovieNov 15, 1932

Women Won't Tell

A homeless woman living at the city dump hears of the death of a …
A homeless woman living at the city dump hears of the death of a wealthy industrialist and puts in a claim on his estate for her daughter, who is actually the rightful heir.
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Their First Mistake
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MovieNov 5, 1932

Their First Mistake

Mrs. Hardy is irate that her husband Oliver spends more …
Mrs. Hardy is irate that her husband Oliver spends more time with his friend Stanley than with her. Oliver decides to adopt a baby, hoping that it will keep his wife occupied so that he and Stanley can continue to carouse. But upon returning home with the infant, they find a process server with a divorce summons, and spend a sleepless night caring for the squalling baby.
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Doctor X
MovieAug 3, 1932

Doctor X

A monster lurks as New York newspaperman Lee Taylor …
A monster lurks as New York newspaperman Lee Taylor investigates one of the "Moon Killer" murders, in which the victims are strangled, cannibalized and surgically incised under the light of the full moon. The trail leads to the cliffside mansion of Dr. Xavier, where the doctor and his colleagues conduct a strange experiment.
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The Man Called Back
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MovieJul 17, 1932

The Man Called Back

The Man Called Back is a 1932 American Pre-Code film …
The Man Called Back is a 1932 American Pre-Code film directed by Robert Florey. This film was independently produced for the bargain-basement price of $68,000, partly because Florey was allowed to re-use the tropical set constructed for the RKO Radio Pictures film Bird of Paradise (1932).
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The Rider of Death Valley
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MovieApr 24, 1932

The Rider of Death Valley

Bill Joyce(Willard Roberston) …
Bill Joyce(Willard Roberston) has struck gold in the desert, and Tom Rigby(Tom Mix)rides into Red Dog to convince his deserting cowhands not to go wildly prospecting for gold.Joyce is celebrating in the saloon as Tom discovers his little girl Betty(Edith Fellows), completly forgotten, waiting outside for her father. Tom send Joyce out to his daughter, while "Doc" Larribe(Forrest Stanley), Red Dog's shady medico,and Lew Grant(Fred Kohler) contemplate ways to take Joyce's fortune away from him. Joyce is later shot in the back, and Tom sends for Larribe.Joyce gives Larribe the location map of his mine and begs him to summon his sister Helen(Lois Wilson) from back east and turn it over to her for Betty.Larribe agrees and winks knowingly to Grant as Joyce dies. Tom steps up and takes the map from Larribe, tears it into three pieces and gives one to each of the men and keeps the third for himself. Tom tends to Betty until her aunt arrives, but when he innocently takes her into the saloon to buy her a bottle of soda water, Helen is enraged and takes the third portion of the map from Tom. But Tom demands that Larribe and Grant go to the desert with him and locate the mine first for Helen and Betty.Helen, still mad at Tom and not knowing he is interested only in securing the mine for she and Betty, insists on going along.They make two-thirds of the map journey and Tom, knowing the mine location from his piece of the map, burns it to keep it out of the hands of Laribee and Grant. A fight ensues during which the horses drawing the buckboard---loaded with all of the water and supplies---run away, leaving Tom, Helen,Larribee and Grant stranded in the desert.The situation is now dry, gritty and dire.
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Without Honor
MovieJan 2, 1932

Without Honor

A border smuggling gang is using a dag with a fake fur blanket to …
A border smuggling gang is using a dag with a fake fur blanket to deliver the loot. When the Sheriff sends Jack Marlin after them and he gets killed, his brother Pete goes after the killers.
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1931
Come Clean
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MovieSep 19, 1931

Come Clean

The Hardys, hoping to avoid having the Laurels drop in and spoil …
The Hardys, hoping to avoid having the Laurels drop in and spoil their quiet evening, pretend not to be home when the couple inevitably call. But their subterfuge is discovered, and to make the best of it, Stanley and Oliver go out to buy ice cream. On the way, they spot Kate, a woman wanted by the police, jump in the river. They save her, only to have her blackmail them into supporting her, or else she'll claim they tried to kill her. Back home, troubles ensue when the boys try to keep their wives from learning what they've brought home instead of ice cream.
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Fly My Kite
MovieMay 30, 1931

Fly My Kite

A greedy man tries to get rid of his mother by putting her in an …
A greedy man tries to get rid of his mother by putting her in an old folks home until he discovers she has a fortune in stock certificates.
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Defenders of the Law
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MovieMay 24, 1931

Defenders of the Law

A gang of racketeers, with the aid of a high-ranking city official …
A gang of racketeers, with the aid of a high-ranking city official has control of a big-city, and the police plant an undercover cop to gather evidence against the hoodlums - except the police keep telling the wrong person what they are up to.
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1929
Unaccustomed As We Are
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MovieMay 4, 1929

Unaccustomed As We Are

Oliver invites his friend …
Oliver invites his friend Stanley over for a nice home-cooked meal, but Mrs. Hardy wants nothing to do with it and walks out. Mrs. Kennedy, Oliver's beautiful neighbor from across the hall, volunteers to help out, but the boys' bumbling soon has her dress on fire. Her husband, a policeman, investigates the ruckus just as Oliver gets the now partially-unclad Mrs. Kennedy hidden in a trunk. Kennedy's boasting of how he handles his own womanizing backfires when his wife pops out of the trunk and blackens his eye. Meanwhile, Mrs. Hardy has returned and wonders what all the noise is coming from next door.
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1928
While the City Sleeps
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MovieSep 15, 1928

While the City Sleeps

A tough New York cop is …
A tough New York cop is determined to bring down a crook who has always managed to provide an alibi for the crimes he's been accused of, even though the detective knows he's guilty of committing them.
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Fazil
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MovieJun 4, 1928

Fazil

An Arab prince born and raised in the desert and a beautiful …
An Arab prince born and raised in the desert and a beautiful Frenchwoman from Paris fall in love and marry, but the tremendous differences in their backgrounds and the cultural differences between their two different societies put strains on their marriage that may well prove irreparable.
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1927
Love 'em and Weep
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MovieJun 12, 1927

Love 'em and Weep

Old flame (Busch) shows up to blackmail married …
Old flame (Busch) shows up to blackmail married businessman (Finlayson). He enlists a friend (Laurel) to keep her away from his home and wife. Confusion prevails when she crashes a house party.
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Husband Hunters
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MovieJan 15, 1927

Husband Hunters

Marie Devere (Mae Busch) and Helen Gray (Duane …
Marie Devere (Mae Busch) and Helen Gray (Duane Thompson) are two sophisticated, gold-digging chorus girls on the look-out to marry a rich man, who measure the men they meet by their Bradshaw ratings. They befriend Lettie Crain (Jean Arthur), a country girl who comes near being deceived by Bartley Mortimer, a rich playboy. She is saved by another girl, Cynthia Kane (Mildred Harris), whose life Mortimer has ruined , and Lettie finds happiness with Bob Garrett (Charles Delaney), a poor but honest working man.
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1926
John Earl Cassell
MarriageJune 1926

John Earl Cassell

Married John Earl Cassell.
1925
Time, the Comedian
MovieNov 8, 1925

Time, the Comedian

Time, the Comedian released.
The Unholy Three
MovieJul 4, 1925

The Unholy Three

Three sideshow performers leave their lives of captivity and …
Three sideshow performers leave their lives of captivity and become "The Unholy Three." Echo the ventriloquist assumes the role of a kindly old grandmother who runs a bird shop. Tweedledee, the "twenty inch man," becomes her grandbaby, and Hercules is their assistant. Soon an incredible crime wave is launched from their little store.
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1924
Married Flirts
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MovieOct 4, 1924

Married Flirts

Nellie Wayne loses her husband, Pendleton, to Jill Wetherell …
Nellie Wayne loses her husband, Pendleton, to Jill Wetherell by neglecting him and her appearance to pursue her literary ambitions. Nellie goes to Europe, where she becomes fashionable and a famous novelist under the name of Mrs. Paramor. She encounters Jill with Perley Rex, whom the vamp has married after jilting Pendleton. Intending to teach Jill a lesson, Nellie applies her charms to Perley until he offers to divorce Jill, but Nellie refuses and sends for Pendleton, whom she still loves. (Toward the end some of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer stars are shown at a banquet and Mah-Jong party at which Mrs. Paramor entertains the screen stars who are to work in the film of one of her novels.
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Bread
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MovieJul 20, 1924

Bread

To relieve the burden placed on their mother, Alice Sturgis …
To relieve the burden placed on their mother, Alice Sturgis (Wanda Hawley) marries and has several children, while her independent sister, Jeanette (Mae Busch), goes to work as a stenographer. Eventually, she is forced to marry a persistent salesman to avoid a scandal. Becoming disillusioned with married life, Jeanette leaves the salesman, but after 3 years' separation she realizes her need for a family and returns to him.
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1923
Souls for Sale
MovieMar 27, 1923

Souls for Sale

On board a train en route to Los Angeles, runaway bride …
On board a train en route to Los Angeles, runaway bride Remember Steddon, believing now that she married in haste, abandons her husband, Owen Scudder, not knowing at the time that Scudder had previously married and murdered solely for money. Unprepared to be on her own, Mem, as she is known to her friends, accidentally stumbles across the outdoor set of a Hollywood movie directed by Frank Claymore. Mem is welcomed onto the set by the cast and crew. But as the shooting moves on, Mem decides to pursue other avenues, as she had been taught by her conservative parents that movie acting was a disreputable occupation. But needing work, Mem decides to try her hand at being an actress. This task is easier said than done, until she runs across Claymore again, he who is determined to make her a star. As her movie stardom does indeed rise, so does the admiration of adoration of legions, including her director Claymore, and her leading man Tom Holby. A further consequence of her stardom is that her parents and Scudder find out where she is. The scandal of being married to a known murderer may jeopardize Mem's budding career.
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The Christian
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MovieJan 14, 1923

The Christian

Glory and John, sweethearts since childhood on the Isle of Man, …
Glory and John, sweethearts since childhood on the Isle of Man, go to London, Glory to become a nurse and John to enter a monastery. Instead, Glory becomes a theater star, and John renounces his vows because he cannot forget his love for her. Lord Robert Ure, who has already betrayed Glory's friend, Polly Love, incites the London populace against John, claiming that John has predicted that the world will end on the eve of the Epsom Downs Derby. John goes to kill Glory to save her soul, but instead she convinces him of her love. Confused, John wanders into the street, is mortally hurt by an angry mob, then marries Glory before dying in her arms.
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1922
Only a Shop Girl
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MovieDec 5, 1922

Only a Shop Girl

Dann Mulvey (William Scott), just released from prison, is …
Dann Mulvey (William Scott), just released from prison, is falsely accused of murder. The real culprit is the least-suspected person, who makes a deathbed confession.
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Brothers Under the Skin
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MovieNov 12, 1922

Brothers Under the Skin

Newton Craddock is a …
Newton Craddock is a shipping clerk in the same company where Thomas Kirkland is Vice President. Another thing they have in common is that they both have jealous wives who like spending all of their husbands' money. One day Craddock is sent to Kirkland's house to deliver an important letter, and while there he watches as Kirkland finally confronts his wife about her spendthrift ways. It gives Newton the gumption to do the same to his wife--but will he?
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Foolish Wives
MovieJan 11, 1922

Foolish Wives

"Count" Karanzim, a Don Juan is with his cousins in Monte …
"Count" Karanzim, a Don Juan is with his cousins in Monte Carlo, living from faked money and the money he gets from rich ladies, who are attracted by his charmes and his title or his militaristic and aristocratic behaviour. He tries to have success with Mrs Hughes, the wife of the new US ambassador.
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1920
The Devil's Pass Key
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MovieAug 8, 1920

The Devil's Pass Key

The wife of an American playwright in Paris becomes ensnared …
The wife of an American playwright in Paris becomes ensnared in the seductive wiles of an American Army officer, but her devotion to her husband convinces the officer to try to extricate her from the gossip and scandal that have ensued.
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1919
The Grim Game
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MovieAug 25, 1919

The Grim Game

Jailed unjustly for a murder he did not commit, a young man …
Jailed unjustly for a murder he did not commit, a young man uses his amazing powers of escape to free himself and pursue the actual killers, who hold his fiancée captive.
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1916
Wife and Auto Trouble
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MovieMar 5, 1916

Wife and Auto Trouble

A mild-mannered man's …
A mild-mannered man's problems with his domineering wife and mother-in-law lead to complications with the law.
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The Worst of Friends
MovieJan 2, 1916

The Worst of Friends

The Worst of Friends released.
1915
Fatty and the Broadway Stars
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MovieDec 15, 1915

Fatty and the Broadway Stars

Fatty and the Broadway …
Fatty and the Broadway Stars is a 1915 American short comedy film directed by and starring Fatty Arbuckle.
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Francis McDonald
MarriageDecember 1915

Francis McDonald

Francis McDonald (August 22, 1891 – September 18, 1968) …
Francis McDonald (August 22, 1891 – September 18, 1968) was an American actor whose career spanned 52 years.
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1891
Mae Busch
BirthJune 1891

Mae Busch

Mae Busch was born.
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