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Director within the FaZe Clan popular with the name FaZe Swan whose general Call of Responsibility skills being a trickshotter and video gaming commentator have got earned him a lot more than 700,000 YouTube clients. He made his YouTube route using the name TehSwanny in July of 2011 and started posting articles from Contact of Duty instantly. He gained verification on YouTube in January of 2014. He’s also well-known on Twitter, with over 470,000 supporters. He highlighted his sister within a vlog video known as “Sibling Attacking Sister!!” He and FaZe Filthy both became directors in FaZe Clan.

Quick Facts


Full Name Casey Robert Swanson
Date Of Birth February 3, 1998
Died April 4, 1983, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of Birth Minnesota
Height 1.5 m
Profession YouTube Star
Education Hawthorne Scholastic Academy
Nationality American
Spouse William Dufty, William Davey, Michael Farmer, Henry de La Falaise, Herbert K. Somborn, Wallace Beery
Children Michelle Bridget Farmer, Joseph Patrick Swanson, Gloria Swanson Somborn
Parents Adelaide Swanson, Joseph Theodore Swanson
Awards Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture – Drama, National Board of Review Award for Best Actress
Nominations Academy Award for Best Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best TV Star - Female
Movies Sunset Boulevard, The Trespasser, Sadie Thompson, Queen Kelly, Male and Female, Don't Change Your Husband, Beyond the Rocks, Why Change Your Wife?, The Love of Sunya, Madame Sans-Gêne, The Affairs of Anatol, Manhandled, Zaza, Tonight or Never, Airport 1975, Stage Struck, Teddy at the Throttle, Music in the Air, The Danger Girl, Indiscreet, Father Takes a Wife, Perfect Understanding, Something to Think About, Under the Lash, My American Wife, Shifting Sands, The Great Moment, The Impossible Mrs. Bellew, What a Widow!, Three for Bedroom "C", A Society Scandal, The Pullman Bride, Her Gilded Cage, Prodigal Daughters, For Better, for Worse, The Nick of Time Baby, Station Content, The Coast of Folly, The Sultan's Wife, Fine Manners, The Humming Bird, Society for Sale, The Untamed Lady, Bluebeard's 8th Wife, Sweedie Goes to College, The Secret Code, The Fable of Elvira and Farina and the Meal Ticket, Don't Tell Everything, Her Love Story, Hearts and Sparks, A Dash of Courage
TV Shows Burke's Law, Hollywood Opening Night, Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1She and her Hollywood (1923) co-star Jacqueline Logan both died on April 4, 1983.
2Was Daisy "Granny" Moses' favorite movie star in The Beverly Hillbillies TV series. In referring to Swanson, Granny would always say: "We's lookalikes, y'know".
3Most biographers overlook her appearance on the ABC TV variety show The Hollywood Palace (1964). At the end of the first winter-spring season, series producers Nick Vanoff and William O. Harbach scheduled the show's host Gene Barry with guest stars Swanson and Buster Keaton to appear together in a comedy sketch. Keaton was at that time appearing in It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963). Bringing famous Hollywood film stars onto the show was the producers' main goal. Getting Swanson and Keaton on the show was considered a coup and an opportunity to promote the film. The sketch starred Swanson as Cleopatra and Keaton as Marc Antony, staged on a stepped Roman platform terrace surrounded by a 20-inch-high parapet wall and Roman columns, with the pair falling in love. It was written by Joe Bigelow and Jay Burton, but director Grey Lockwood encouraged Swanson and Keaton to contribute any bits, routines and ideas that they wanted to, which they did. On the first day of rehearsal Swanson was on the stage, gazing up at the lighting fixtures overhead. She asked for lighting director Jack Denton to come to the stage, which he did, and Swanson began pointing out how she wanted which lights to focus on her and Keaton during the sketch--side light, key light, back light, which color gels to use, etc. Denton made sure that all of her suggestions were implemented. Keaton's idea was that the sketch should end with "Antony" and "Cleopatra" sitting on the parapet wall bench, join hands, and fall backwards out of sight over the wall. He and Swanson rehearsed the fall several times, and did the stunt themselves when it came time to actually shoot the scene for the show.
4Her father was of Swedish descent. Her mother was of Polish, German, and French ancestry.
5She was awarded 2 Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Motion Pictures at 6750 Hollywood Boulevard; and for Television at 6301 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
6Underwent an abortion in 1917 during her marriage to Wallace Beery. Swanson called it one of the biggest regrets of her life.
7Gave birth to her 1st child at age 21, a daughter Gloria Swanson Somborn on October 7, 1920. Child's father was her 2nd husband, Herbert K. Somborn.
8Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 33, a daughter Michele Bridget Farmer (aka Michele Farmer on April 5, 1932. Child's father was her 4th husband, Michael Farmer.
9Was considered for the role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939), which went to Vivien Leigh.
10In 1964, she was one of many guest speakers at the Project Prayer Rally in Los Angeles, California.
11Upon her death, her remains were interred at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York City. Her location plot is the Columbium in the basement of the church on the left side of the wall towards the back of the room.
12A Republican, she was the head of the council for "Seniors for Reagan-Bush".
13She was the first star to win back-to-back Oscar nominations, for Sadie Thompson (1928) in 1929 and for The Trespasser (1929) in 1930.
14The first film shown at the original Roxy Theatre at 153 West 50th Street, New York City, was Swanson's The Love of Sunya (1927) in March 1927, and she attended the premiere. At its demolition in 1961, she posed in its ruins as a final farewell.
15Known for her extravagant lifestyle, it was reported that she earned $8,000,000 between 1918 and 1929 and spent nearly all of it. By the time of her death in 1983, her gross estate was valued at just over $1,440,000.
16She cited Madame Sans-Gêne (1925) (now lost) as her personal favorite of all her films.
17Claimed to have detested writing her autobiography.
18During the early 1920s, she had a falling-out with close friend Blanche Sweet. The dispute was over a man, and Sweet never forgave her.
19Cited Beyond the Rocks (1922) as one of her favorite films from her silent career.
20Was very close friends with actor Dirk Benedict. She introduced him to macrobiotics. Dirk has said that she was like a mother to him. They met working on the play "Butterflies Are Free", where Swanson played Benedict's mother.
21Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives." Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 776-778. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998.
22When she died, her book collection was sold to the Gotham Book Mart in New York City. All of the books were concerned with health and nutrition.
23Her performance as Norma Desmond in Sunset Blvd. (1950) is ranked #31 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
24One of her best friends was actress Lois Wilson.
25Was engaged to Marshall Neilan for some time in the 1920s.
26Hated acting in slapstick comedy, which was pretty much all of her early career.
27Mother of a biological daughter, Gloria, by her second husband, and also of an adopted son, Joseph Patrick, whom everyone thought (erroneously) was named for her lover at the time, Joseph P. Kennedy (father/founder of the Kennedy political clan).
28Wrote her own autobiography in rebuttal to certain claims made by Rose Kennedy in her 1974 memoirs.
29Met her third husband, the Marquis (or "Marquess") Henri de la Falaise, when he worked as her interpreter in France on Madame Sans-Gêne (1925).
30Her last husband, William Dufty, was a well-known author of books and a few screenplays, such as Lady Sings the Blues (1972), the Billie Holiday story. It was Dufty, translator of "You Are All Sanpaku", by George Ohsawa, who was influenced by Swanson to take an interest in health and become involved in holistic-health related literature.
31Godmother of director/writer Dirk Wayne Summers, and had signed to appear in The Great Sex War (1969), a film he was producing in Mexico. However, Swanson and her soon to be husband, William Dufty, took it upon themselves (without being asked) to rewrite the screenplay. The "changes" in the script that Swanson desired were not ones that Summers wanted to include, so they mutually released each other from their contracts. This did not impact their close relationship, apparently. Swanson accompanied Summers to Mexico for a location scouting trip.
32Second husband Herbert K. Somborn ran Hollywood's legendary Brown Derby restaurant from 1926 until his death in 1934.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Nick of Time Baby1916ShortThe Blacksmith's Daughter
Haystacks and Steeples1916ShortGloria - the Society Girl
The Danger Girl1916ShortThe Danger Girl - Reggie's Madcap Sister
A Social Cub1916ShortGloria
Hearts and Sparks1916ShortGloria - Bobby's Sweetheart
A Dash of Courage1916ShortThe Prominent Citizen's Daughter
Sunshine1916Short
The Broken Pledge1915ShortGloria (as Gloria Mae)
The Romance of an American Duchess1915ShortMinor Role (uncredited)
Sweedie Goes to College1915ShortBetty - College Girl
The Fable of Elvira and Farina and the Meal Ticket1915ShortFarina, Elvira's Daughter (as Gloria Mae)
His New Job1915ShortStenographer (uncredited)
The Ambition of the Baron1915ShortMinor Role (uncredited)
At the End of a Perfect Day1915ShortHands Bouquet to Holmes (uncredited)
The Misjudged Mr. Hartley1915ShortMaid
The Song of the Soul1914Short unconfirmed
Airport 19751974Gloria Swanson
Killer Bees1974TV MovieMadame Maria von Bohlen
Ben Casey1965TV SeriesVictoria Hoffman
My Three Sons1965TV SeriesMargaret McSterling
Burke's Law1963-1964TV SeriesMiss Lily Boles / Venus Hekate Walsh
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1964TV SeriesMrs. Daniels
Kraft Suspense Theatre1964TV SeriesMrs. Charlotte Heaton
Dr. Kildare1963TV SeriesJulia Colton
Straightaway1961TV SeriesLorraine Carrington
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1957TV SeriesNorma Desmond
Nero's Mistress1956Agrippina
Hollywood Opening Night1953TV Series
Three for Bedroom C1952Ann Haven
Sunset Blvd.1950Norma Desmond
Dear Miss Gloria1946ShortMiss Gloria
Father Takes a Wife1941Leslie Collier
Music in the Air1934Frieda Hotzfelt
Perfect Understanding1933Judy Rogers
Tonight or Never1931Nella Vago
Indiscreet1931Geraldine 'Gerry' Trent
What a Widow!1930Tamarind Brook
The Trespasser1929Marion Donnell
Queen Kelly1929Kitty Kelly / Queen Kelly
Sadie Thompson1928Sadie Thompson
The Love of Sunya1927Sunya Ashling
Fine Manners1926Orchid Murphy
The Untamed Lady1926St. Clair Van Tassel
Stage Struck1925Jennie Hagen
The Coast of Folly1925Joyce Gathway / Nadine Gathway
Madame Sans-Gêne1925Catherine Hubscher
Wages of Virtue1924Carmelita
Her Love Story1924Princess Marie
Manhandled1924Tessie McGuire
A Society Scandal1924Marjorie Colbert
The Humming Bird1924Toinette
Zaza1923Zaza
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife1923Mona deBriac
Prodigal Daughters1923Swifty Forbes
My American Wife1922Natalie Chester
The Impossible Mrs. Bellew1922Betty Bellew
Beyond the Rocks1922Theodora Fitzgerald
Her Gilded Cage1922Suzanne Ornoff
Her Husband's Trademark1922Lois Miller
Don't Tell Everything1921Marian Westover
Under the Lash1921Deborah Krillet
The Affairs of Anatol1921Vivian Spencer - Anatol's Wife
The Great Moment1921Nada Pelham Nadine Pelham
Something to Think About1920Ruth Anderson
Why Change Your Wife?1920Beth Gordon
Male and Female1919Lady Mary Lasenby
For Better, for Worse1919Sylvia Norcross
Don't Change Your Husband1919Leila Porter
Wife or Country1918ShortSylvia Hamilton
The Secret Code1918Sally Carter Rand
Shifting Sands1918/IMarcia Grey
Everywoman's Husband1918Edith Emerson
You Can't Believe Everything1918Patricia Reynolds
Station Content1918Kitty Manning
Her Decision1918Phyllis Dunbar
Society for Sale1918Phylis Clyne
The Pullman Bride1917ShortThe Pullman Bride
The Sultan's Wife1917ShortGloria
Whose Baby?1917/IIShortThe Wife
Baseball Madness1917ShortThe Heiress
Teddy at the Throttle1917ShortGloria Dawn - Bobby's Sweetheart

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical2008Video documentary performer: "Come to Me", "If You Haven't Got Love" - uncredited
Sunset Blvd.1950"Sobre las Olas Over the Waves" 1887, uncredited / performer: "La Cumparsita" 1916 - uncredited
Music in the Air1934performer: "One More Dance", "I'm So Eager", "I'm Alone"
Perfect Understanding1933performer: "I Love You So Much That I Hate You" - uncredited
Indiscreet1931performer: "If You Haven't Got Love", "Come to Me" - uncredited
What a Widow!1930performer: "Love Is Like a Song", "Say 'Oui' Cheri", "You're the One", "Love, Your Magic Spell Is Everywhere" - uncredited
The Trespasser1929performer: "Love, Your Magic Spell is Everywhere", "I Love You Truly", "Serenade" - uncredited

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Perfect Understanding1933producer
What a Widow!1930producer
Queen Kelly1929producer - uncredited
Sadie Thompson1928producer - uncredited
The Love of Sunya1927producer - uncredited

Costume Designer

Costume Designer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Three for Bedroom C1952

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Der Rosenkönig1986voice: from radio play

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood1980TV Mini-Series documentary acknowledgment: film source
Hollywood: The Golden Years1961TV Movie documentary acknowledgment: film source

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ciné regards1981TV Series documentaryHerself
Tomorrow Coast to Coast1981TV SeriesHerself
Stars1981TV SeriesHerself
Looks Familiar1981TV SeriesHerself
Friday Night, Saturday Morning1981TV SeriesHerself
The Merv Griffin Show1963-1980TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Over Easy1980TV SeriesHerself
Men Who Rate a 101980TV SpecialHerself
Hollywood1980TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Parkinson1978TV SeriesHerself
The Fim Society of Lincoln Center Tribute to George Cukor1978TV MovieHerself
New York, New York1977TV SeriesHerself
The Hollywood Squares1977TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The Mike Douglas Show1964-1976TV SeriesHerself - Actress / Herself / Heself - Actress / ...
The Dream Factory1975DocumentaryHerself
Donahue1975TV SeriesHerself
Dinah!1974TV SeriesHerself
ABC Late Night1974TV SeriesHerself
Paramount Presents1974TV MovieHerself - Host (as Miss Gloria Swanson)
The Carol Burnett Show1973TV SeriesHerself
V.I.P.-Schaukel1973TV Series documentaryHerself
Living Easy with Dr. Joyce Brothers1973TV SeriesHerself
The Age of Ballyhoo1973Video documentaryHerself - Narrator (voice)
The Dick Cavett Show1970-1972TV SeriesHerself
Chaplinesque, My Life and Hard Times1972DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
The David Frost Show1969-1971TV SeriesHerself
Johnny Carson Presents the Sun City Scandals '701970TV MovieHerself
The Joey Bishop Show1967-1969TV SeriesHerself
Les dossiers de l'écran1969TV SeriesHerself
Late Night Line-Up1968TV SeriesHerself
The Eamonn Andrews Show1968TV SeriesHerself
The Woody Woodbury Show1967TV SeriesHerself
Dateline: Hollywood1967TV SeriesHerself
Girl Talk1965-1967TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1967TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Beverly Hillbillies1966TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Talent Scouts1966TV SeriesHerself
The Match Game1965TV SeriesHerself - Team Captain
Cinéastes de notre temps1965TV Series documentaryHerself
What's My Line?1950-1965TV SeriesHerself - Mystery Guest / Herself - Mystery Challenger
The Hollywood Deb Stars of 19651965TV MovieHerself - Honorary Chairman
The Hollywood Palace1964TV SeriesHerself
The Linkletter Show1964TV SeriesHerself
The Celebrity Game1964TV SeriesHerself
The World's Greatest Showman: The Legend of Cecil B. DeMille1963TV Movie documentaryHerself
Howard K. Smith1963TV SeriesHerself
Delta Kappa Alpha Silver Anniversary Banquet1963TV Movie documentaryHerself - Co-Host
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1959-1962TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHerself - Actress
I've Got a Secret1952-1960TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself - Celebrity Guest
Hedda Hopper's Hollywood1960TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Big Party1959TV SeriesHerself - Schick Razor pitchwoman
The Bob Hope Show1958TV SeriesHerself
The Ben Hecht Show1958TV SeriesHerself - Actress
The Mike Wallace Interview1957TV SeriesHerself
This Is Your Life1957TV SeriesHerself
Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson1952-1955TV SeriesHerself - Hostess
Person to Person1954TV Series documentaryHerself
Texaco Star Theatre1954TV SeriesHerself
The 25th Annual Academy Awards1953TV SpecialHerself - Accepting Honorary Award for Joseph M. Schenck
All Star Revue1952TV SeriesHerself
The Kate Smith Evening Hour1952TV SeriesHerself
The Ed Sullivan Show1950-1951TV SeriesHerself
London Entertains1951DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
The Peter Lind Hayes Show1950TV SeriesHerself - Actress
TV Club1950TV Series documentaryHerself - Actress
The Ed Wynn Show1950TV SeriesHerself
Erskine Johnson's Hollywood Reel1949TV SeriesHerself
Screen Snapshots Series 15, No. 81936Documentary shortHerself
Broadway Gossip No. 21932ShortHerself
Round About Hollywood1931Documentary shortHerself
Gloria Swanson Dialogue1925ShortHerself
Hollywood1923Herself
Screen Snapshots, Series 3, No. 211923Documentary short
Gloria Swanson and Thomas Meighan1922ShortHerself
Screen Snapshots, Series 3, No. 161922Documentary shortHerself
A Trip to Paramountown1922Documentary shortHerself
Screen Snapshots, Series 3, No. 11922Documentary shortHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hotellet2016DocumentaryHerself
Million Dollar American Princesses2016TV Mini-SeriesHerself
The Mack Sennett Collection: Volume One2014Video
All Vows2014Short
Arena1991-2012TV Series documentaryHerself
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood2010TV Mini-Series documentaryNorma Desmond
Hollywood sul Tevere2009DocumentaryHerself
House of Harrington2008Documentary short
Diálogos de cine2008TV MovieNorma Desmond
Spisok korabley2008DocumentarySadie Thompson
Why Be Good? Sexuality & Censorship in Early Cinema2007DocumentaryHerself
City Confidential2002-2007TV Series documentaryNorma Desmond / Herself
Billy Wilder Speaks2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
Life Is a Dream in Cinema: Pola Negri2006DocumentaryHerself
Silenci?2005TV SeriesNorma Desmond
Cecil B. DeMille: American Epic2004TV Movie documentaryHerself - Interviewee
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second2003Video documentaryHerself (from Sadie Thompson) (uncredited)
The Kennedys: The Curse of Power2000TV Movie documentaryHerself
Heroes of Comedy1999TV Series documentaryHerself
E! True Hollywood Story1998TV Series documentaryHerself
Judy Garland's Hollywood1997Video documentary
Gloria Swanson: The Greatest Star1997TV Movie documentaryHerself
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies1995TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Casting Couch1995Video documentary
Hollywood '841984TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter1982TV Movie documentaryActress - Unidentified Mack Sennett Film (uncredited)
Hollywood1980TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
The Carol Burnett Show1977TV SeriesHerself
The Hollywood Palace1970TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood My Home Town1965DocumentaryHerself
The Love Goddesses1965DocumentaryHerself
Hollywood: The Golden Years1961TV Movie documentaryActress 'Teddy at the Throttle' (uncredited)
The Legend of Rudolph Valentino1961Video documentaryHerself
When Comedy Was King1960Documentaryedited from 'Teddy at the Throttle'
Screen Snapshots: The Great Director1951Documentary shortHerself
The Golden Twenties1950DocumentaryHerself
Down Memory Lane1949Reluctant bride
Happy Times and Jolly Moments1943Short uncredited
Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 11937Documentary shortHerself
Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 111937Documentary shortHerself
The Camera Speaks1934Short
March of the Movies1933Herself, film clip (uncredited)
Hollywood on Parade No. B-51933ShortHerself (uncredited)
The House That Shadows Built1931Documentary

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1980Career Achievement AwardNational Board of Review, USA
1975Special AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
1974Silver Medallion AwardTelluride Film Festival, US
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureOn 8 February 1960. At 6750 Hollywood Blvd.
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 8 February 1960. At 6301 Hollywood Blvd.
1951Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Actress - DramaSunset Blvd. (1950)
1951Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera)Sunset Blvd. (1950)
1951Diploma of MeritJussi AwardsForeign ActressSunset Blvd. (1950)
1950NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABest ActressSunset Blvd. (1950)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1964Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest TV Star - FemaleBurke's Law (1963)
1951Gold MedalPicturegoer AwardsBest ActressSunset Blvd. (1950)
1951OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Leading RoleSunset Blvd. (1950)
1930OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Leading RoleThe Trespasser (1929)
1929OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Leading RoleSadie Thompson (1928)

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1950NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest ActressSunset Blvd. (1950)

TitleSalary
Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson (1952)$350 /week
Sunset Blvd. (1950)$50,000
Father Takes a Wife (1941)$35,000
Music in the Air (1934)$250,000
Perfect Understanding (1933)$150,000
Perfect Understanding (1933)$250,000
Tonight or Never (1931)$250,000
Indiscreet (1931)$250,000
What a Widow! (1930)$100,000
The Trespasser (1929)$50,000
The Trespasser (1929)$100,000
Sadie Thompson (1928)$150,000
Zaza (1923)$6,500 /week
The Great Moment (1921)$2,500 /week
Society for Sale (1918)$150 /week
The Pullman Bride (1917)$85 /week
The Sultan's Wife (1917)$85 /week
Dangers of a Bride (1917)$85 /week
Teddy at the Throttle (1917)$85 /week
The Nick of Time Baby (1916)$85 /week
Haystacks and Steeples (1916)$85 /week
The Danger Girl (1916)$85 /week
A Social Cub (1916)$85 /week
Hearts and Sparks (1916)$85 /week
A Dash of Courage (1916)$85 /week
A Dash of Courage (1916)$65 /week
The Broken Pledge (1915)$3 .25/day
The Romance of an American Duchess (1915)$3 .25/day
Sweedie Goes to College (1915)$3 .25/day
The Fable of Elvira and Farina and the Meal Ticket (1915)$3 .25/day
His New Job (1915)$3 .25/day

#Quote
1[during the first screening of The Impossible Mrs. Bellew (1922)} Did we make that on location or in the studio?
2I haven't a very great sense of humor. When I see a comedy I laugh with the others. I'm sufficiently amused, but when it's over I have a feeling that I am not taking anything away with me. I don't think that comedy, unless it has a great deal of irony in it, corresponds to anything in life. It makes me feel vacant - just as though I had gone to a restaurant hungry and come away without eating.
3They won't ever let me forget Sunset Blvd. (1950). Maybe I shouldn't have done it. These people who watch the film now never heard of me. They weren't alive when I did silent films. They think I was Norma Desmond, and I keep telling them Norma Desmond was a creation, not a real character. I NEVER was Norma Desmond, and I don't know anyone who lived like that!
4[on showing pictures of herself] You notice there are NO bathing beauty scenes? And I'll tell you why: I was never a Sennet bathing beauty. Those glossies that sometimes turn up were publicity stills that I unfortunately made as a favor when I had a free hour. And I've paid for it all of my life.
5Under God we became the freest, strongest, wealthiest nation on earth. Should we change that?
6[on being transported by police through a mob of fans to the premiere of The Trespasser (1929)] As I felt my feet leave the ground, I could tell that someone behind me was standing on my train, so I screamed for one of the horsemen to pick it up. I was now completely horizontal, face down, like a battering ram, and that is the way they carried me through the crowd and into the theater lobby.
7Two of the more trivial topics I never discuss are my marriage [of three weeks] to Wallace Beery and those frozen dinners which have become famous with my name on them.
8[In a 1965 interview with DeWitt Bodeen] The public didn't want the truth, and I shouldn't have bothered to give it to them. In those days they wanted us to live like kings. So we did--and why not? We were in love with life. We were making more money than we ever dreamed existed, and there was no reason to believe it would ever stop.
9[on Erich von Stroheim] The experience of working with him was unlike any I had had in more than 50 pictures. He was so painstaking and slow that I would lose all sense of time, hypnotized by the man's relentless perfectionism.
10Hollywood has called me in turn "The Clothes Horse", "The Old Grey Mare"--and "Death of a Saleswoman". Since my comeback in Sunset Blvd. (1950), I'm glad to say they've thought up a new title: "Gloss".
11Every victory is also a defeat.
12By the time I was 15, my mother had turned me into a real clotheshorse.
13At 26, I felt myself a victim rather than a victor in the realm of pictures.
14As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation.
15All they had to do was put my name on a marquee and watch the money roll in.
16A crisis arose when several newspapers questioned whether my singing voice was real. I had not sung--they wanted to know why.
17After years of negotiating, I felt bitter and resentful about Mr. Lasky [Jesse L. Lasky] and Paramount and I knew I always would.
18After seven years in one place, not to mention two marriages and 32 pictures, I felt I had earned a vacation.
19After 16 years in pictures I could not be intimidated easily, because I knew where all the skeletons were buried.
20[on Marlene Dietrich] Her legs may be longer than mine, but unlike me, she doesn't have 7 grandchildren.
21It's amazing to find that so many people, who I thought really knew me, could have thought that Sunset Blvd. (1950) was autobiographical. I've got nobody floating in my swimming pool.
22[on her pre-Cecil B. DeMille years as a comedienne working for Mack Sennett] I played my comedies like Duse [serious classical actress Eleonora Duse], which is probably why I was so funny.
23[on her role in Airport 1975 (1974)] I was holding out for a picture I could take my grandchildren to see, something exciting and contemporary without senseless violence.
24[To her mother following her triumphant return to Hollywood in 1924 after making Madame Sans-Gêne (1925) in France] It's the saddest night of my life. I'm just 26. Where do I go from here?
25[In 1922] I have gone through a long apprenticeship. I have gone through enough of being a nobody. I have decided that when I am a star, I will be every inch and every moment the star! Everybody from the studio gateman to the highest executive will know it.
26When I die, my epitaph should read "She Paid the Bills". That's the story of my private life.
27I've given my memoirs far more thought than any of my marriages. You can't divorce a book.
28I think all this talk about age is foolish. Every time I'm one year older, everyone else is too.
29All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year.
30I have decided that when I am a star, I will be every inch and every moment a star.

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