marie 5 cake walk
ad-i pra- follow-and Cake Walk Was First Step Toward Stardom A cake walk walked Miss Marie Walcamp into the realm of the screen. i -i ... Mnrle W nlcamp. At least a cake walk was the begrin-ninpr of thoughts that turned stairc-ward. In Dennison. O.. where Mis-Walcamp was born, she was five years old when the cake walk contest was held. So brilliantly and confidently did the five-year-old contestant perform that then and there family and friends begran to shape, a theatrical future for tho performer. Miss Walcamp was born In 1S9'1. Her first stage experience was at K. when she joined a musical comedy company. Hr tenure as a mere toe-twinkling, gyrating; mmber of the chorus was short. Within a few months she was playinsr important parts. I'liriner tho four years that she remained in musical comedy she played important 'roles with Fritzio Sen. off. I'o Wolfe Hopper, Anna Held and Frank Daniels. Then followed various engagements in the motion picture studios and. finally, her emjastement and stardom with Universal. Daring: to a degree little less than daryserous. she swims like a flh, rides, anything on four less from a broncho to an elephant, plays tennis and golf and has had a try at polo, speaks French and is thoroughly charmitiar even in time of stress. But more than all of these things she. is proud of her skill with saucepan and needle. An excellent cook and housekeeper, the little blonde maid makes with her own hands most of the creations which nave made her known as the most cleverly dressed actress in California.