Betty Compson

Betty Compson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Betty Compson (March 19, 1897 - April 18, 1974) was an American actress. Born Eleanor Luicime Compson in Beaver, Utah, she had an extensive filmography. As a youth her father died and she was forced to drop out of school and earn a living for herself and her mother. She obtained employment as a violinist in a Salt Lake City, Utah, theater. Compson made 25 films in 1916 alone, although most of them are shorts. She completed The Miracle Man (1919) for George Loane Tucker. Compson's rise as a star in motion pictures began with her portrayal of Rose in this production. In 1920, she began to head her own company. She worked at the Hollywood Brunton studio and acquired three stories for films. Compson returned from New York City where she obtained financial backing for her motion picture productions.show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135951823
  • 9786135951820