Winifred Westover

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Winifred Westover - GIVEN CHANCE ! AFTER 8 YEARS Herbert Brenon,...
GIVEN CHANCE ! AFTER 8 YEARS Herbert Brenon, Director, Responsible Responsible for Restoring Once , Popular Actress to Screen. Hollywood, Jan. 4. (Special to The Free Press.) Resuming her maiden name, Winifred Westover, Mrs. William S. Hart returns to the screen, from which she has been absent eight years, in Herbert Herbert Brenon's production of Fannie Fannie Hurst's novel, "Lummox." Miss Westover, whose career dates back to the early days of the "flickers," left the picture world following her marriage to "Bill' Hart. Born in San Francisco of Swedish parents, and educated at the Dominican convent of San Rafael, she was 14 when she entered entered pictures. D. W. Griffith had een her at a theater, and, struck by her blonde beauty, he made her acquaintance and persuaded her parents to let her enter pictures. Long a Griffith Flayer. Her first picture was Griffith's "Intolerance." After two years with GriHllh she became leading lady for Douglas Fairbanks in "The Halfbreed" and "The Matrimanlac." I-ater I-ater I-ater she played opposite such stars as Monte Blue, William Russell, Da Wolf Hopper, Harry Carey, Conway Tearle, Eugene O'Brien and William S. Hart. She also has played In pictures for Swedish and Norwegian producers. Before being cast for the leading Tola In "Lummox," Mlas Westover competed against more than 100 actors of Hollywood and New York for this coveted part Tha role required that she go on a fattening fattening diet for nearly two months but she made the weight. Ben Lyon, William Collier, Jr., Edna Murphy and Myrtle Stedman are among those in her support In "Lummox." Foreign Sounds Give Authenticity To Backgrounds of "Two-Gun" "Two-Gun" "Two-Gun" Bill's if - IV 1 iVf " If Vl s I vfi ;'V jpfei Wife Returns tt'i.'6T0F.R, Mlio After Her Marriage to William S. Hart, Retired From Later TVa Obligated by Terms of Divorce Settlement to Remain Off the Screen for a Period of Yean, appears as the Slavey in "Lummox.''

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  1. Detroit Free Press,
  2. 05 Jan 1930, Sun,
  3. Page 53

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