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Marguerite Clark

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Her trim amount and youthful surroundings produced her a rival of Mary Pickford for kid assignments until both women were very well to their 30s. She starred in the 1916 edition of Snow Light, which therefore impressed Walt Disney, that he made a decision to reprise the storyplot for his initial feature toon. Her surroundings of fresh insouciance produced her a favorite celebrity on Broadway productions like Mr. Pickwick. She started showing up in silent movies in 1914. She starred in the 1919 film A WOMAN Called Mary. She wedded Harry Palmerson Williams in 1918, so when her agreement ended a calendar year afterwards, she retired from display business. She, Pickford and Lillian Gish had been three of the very most popular actresses from the silent display screen era, all increasing to fame because of their preternatural youngsters and their capability to impart innocence.

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Date Of Birth February 22, 1883
Died September 25, 1940, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of Birth Cincinnati, OH
Profession Movie Actress
Education Ursuline Academy
Nationality American
Spouse Harry Palmerston Williams
Parents Augustus James, Helen Elizabeth Clark
Siblings Cora James, Clifton James
Movies Snow White, Uncle Tom's Cabin, The Goose Girl, Little Miss Hoover, The Seven Sisters, Come Out of the Kitchen, Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, The Pretty Sister of Jose, The Valentine Girl, Silks and Satins, A Girl Named Mary, All of a Sudden Peggy, Wildflower, Prunella, Rich Man, Poor Man, Gretna Green, Mice and Men, The Crucible, Scrambled Wives, Bab's Diary, The Amazons, The Seven Swans, Fortunes of Fifi, Bab's Burglar, Helene of the North, Three Men and a Girl, Little Lady Eileen, Molly Make-Believe, Bab's Matinee Idol, Luck in Pawn, Miss George Washington, Easy to Get, Out of a Clear Sky, Widow by Proxy, Let's Elope, Out of the Drifts, The Prince and the Pauper, Still Waters
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#Fact
1Following her marriage to Harry Palmerson-Williams, he forbade her kissing any of her leading men.
2Before working in films, Marguerite was a big name on Broadway.
3One of those who saw her in Snow White (1916)) was 15-year-old Walt Disney, who later said the film had a great impact on him. It must have--his first full-length animated film was Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937).
4Entered films with Famous Players.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bab's Diary1917Bab Archibald
The Amazons1917Lord Tommy
The Valentine Girl1917Marion Morgan
The Fortunes of Fifi1917Fifi
Snow White1916/ISnow White
Miss George Washington1916Bernice Somers
Little Lady Eileen1916Eileen Kavanaugh
Silks and Satins1916Felicite
Molly Make-Believe1916Molly
Out of the Drifts1916Elise
Mice and Men1916Peggy
The Prince and the Pauper1915Prince Edward Tom Canty
Still Waters1915Nesta
Helene of the North1915Helene Dearing
The Seven Sisters1915Mici
The Pretty Sister of Jose1915Pepita
Gretna Green1915Dolly Erskine
The Goose Girl1915Gretchen
The Crucible1914/IJean
Wildflower1914/ILetty Roberts
Scrambled Wives1921Miss Mary Lucille Smith
Easy to Get1920Molly Morehouse
All of a Sudden Peggy1920Peggy O'Hara
A Girl Named Mary1919Mary Healey
Luck in Pawn1919Annabel Lee
Widow by Proxy1919Gloria Grey
Girls1919Pamela Gordon
Come Out of the Kitchen1919Claudia Daingerfield
Let's Elope1919Eloise Farrington
Three Men and a Girl1919Sylvia Weston
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch1919Lovey Mary
Little Miss Hoover1918Ann Craddock
The Biggest and the Littlest Lady in the World1918ShortThe Little Lady
Out of a Clear Sky1918Countess Celeste de Bersek et Krymm
Uncle Tom's Cabin1918Little Eva St. Clair / Topsy
Prunella1918Prunella
Rich Man, Poor Man1918Betty Wynne
The Seven Swans1917Princess Tweedledee
Bab's Matinee Idol1917Bab Archibald
Bab's Burglar1917Bab Archibald

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Scrambled Wives1921producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Screen Snapshots, Series 1, No. 201921Documentary shortHerself
The Screen Telegram, No. 141918ShortHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Screen Snapshots Series 18, No. 121939Documentary shortHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureOn 8 February 1960. At 6300 Vine Street.


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