Chester Conklin

Chester Conklin

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Chester Cooper Conklin was an American comedian and actor. He appeared in over 280 films, about half of them in the silent era. Born in Oskaloosa, Iowa, Conklin was one of three children who grew up in a violent household. When he was eight, his mother was found burned to death in the family garden. Although first judged a suicide, his father, a devoutly religious man who hoped his son would be a minister, was eventually charged with murder, but found not guilty at trial. Conklin won first prize when he gave a recitation at a community festival. A few years later, he ran away from home after vowing to a friend he would never return, a promise he keptshow more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134951021
  • 9786134951029