~Alice Joyce~

Born: October 1, 1890 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died: October 9, 1955 in Hollywood, California, USA
~Portraits of Alice Joyce~
~Silent Filmography~
~Biography~
Once billed as "The Madonna of the Screen," Alice Joyce was earning her own living from the age of 13,
first as a telephone operator and then as a model. In 1910 she made her film bow at the old Kalem
studios. Even in her early 20s, Joyce seemed too mature and intelligent for the standard ingenue roles
that were the lot of the other Kalem actresses; by 1916, the year that Kalem was bought up by Vitagraph,
Joyce was the studio's most important female star. While she was still capable of pulling off a romantic
lead assignment in the 1920s, Joyce's best acting opportunities came in the form of patrician, maternal
roles. One of her finest and most unusual vehicles was Dancing Mothers (1925), in which she played a
middle-aged socialite who, tired of being taken for granted by her philandering husband and jazz-baby
daughter (Clara Bow), embarks upon a romance of her own -- and, to the audience's immense
satisfaction, she doesn't return to her selfish family at the end. As proven by her appearance in 1930's
The Green Goddess (the third film version of this old theatrical chestnut, all of which featured Joyce)
Joyce could have gone on to a successful talkie career, but she chose instead to retire while still on top.
Alice Joyce's husbands included film star Owen Moore and director King Vidor.

Biography by Hal Erickson, AllMovie.com
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13 Washington Square (1928) .... Mrs. De Peyster
The Rising Generation (1928) .... Mrs. Kent
Sorrell and Son (1927) .... Fanny Garland
So's Your Old Man (1926) .... Princess Lescaboura
The Ace of Cads (1926) .... Eleanour
Beau Geste (1926) .... Lady Patricia Brandon ... Movie Still Code: 925-X
Dancing Mothers (1926) .... Ethel Westcourt
Mannequin (1926) .... Selene Herrick
Stella Dallas (1925) .... Helen Morrison
The Home Maker (1925) .... Eva Knapp
Headlines (1925) .... Phyllis Dale
The Little French Girl (1925) .... Madame Vervier
Daddy's Gone A-Hunting (1925) .... Edith
The Passionate Adventure (1924) .... Drusilla Sinclair
White Man (1924) .... Lady Andrea Pellor
The Green Goddess (1923) .... Lucilla Crespin
The Inner Chamber (1921) .... Claire Robson
The Scarab Ring (1921) .... Constance Randall
Her Lord and Master (1921) .... Indiana Stillwater
Cousin Kate (1921) .... Kate Curtis
The Vice of Fools (1920) .... Marion Rogers
Dollars and the Woman (1920) .... Madge Hillyer
The Sporting Duchess (1920) .... Muriel, Duchess of Desborough
Slaves of Pride (1920) .... Patricia Leeds
The Prey (1920) .... Helen Reardon

The Vengeance of Durand (1919) .... Marion Durand/Beatrice Durand
... aka The Two Portraits (USA)
The Winchester Woman (1919) .... Agatha Winchester
The Spark Divine (1919) .... Marcia Van Ardale
The Third Degree (1919) .... Annie Sands
The Cambric Mask (1919) .... Rose Ember
The Lion and the Mouse (1919) .... Shirley Rossmore
The Captain's Captain (1919) .... Louise Greyling
... aka Cap'n Abe's Niece (USA: alternative title)
The Choice (1918)
Everybody's Girl (1918) .... Florence
To the Highest Bidder (1918) .... Barbara Preston
Find the Woman (1918) .... Madeline Renard
The Triumph of the Weak (1918) .... Edith Merrill
The Business of Life (1918) .... Jacqueline Nevers
The Song of the Soul (1918) .... Ann Fenton
The Woman Between Friends (1918) .... Cecelie White
The Fettered Woman (1917) .... Angelina Allende
An Alabaster Box (1917) .... Lydia Bolton/Lydia Orr
Richard the Brazen (1917) .... Harriet Renwyk
The Countess (1917)
The Question (1917) .... Martha Wainwright
Her Secret (1917) .... Clara Weston
... aka Northward Ho! (USA)
Within the Law (1917) .... Mary Turner
Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation (1917) .... Mary Ward
... aka Battle Cry of War
... aka Womanhood (copyright title)
The Courage of Silence (1917) .... Mercedes
Whom the Gods Destroy (1916) .... Mary 'Mar' O'Neil
The Face of the Madonna (1915) .... Jane Andrews - a Daughter of the Slums
The Girl of the Music Hall (1915) .... Ida
Unfaithful to His Trust (1915) .... Eugenia Burbank - the Bank President's Daughter
The White Goddess (1915) .... Elsie Farnum
Her Supreme Sacrifice (1915) .... Ora Eames - the Wife
The Swindler (1915) .... Bess Harris - a Country Girl
The Leech (1915) .... Grace - a Salvation Army Worker
Cast Up by the Sea (1915) .... Ruth Adams
The Mayor's Secretary (1914) .... Alma Dare - the Mayor's Secretary
The School for Scandal (1914) .... Lady Ann Teazle
The Price of Silence (1914/I) .... Barbara Ragan
The Theft of the Crown Jewels (1914) .... Princess Zavia of Eltwich-Haldmandt
The Riddle of the Green Umbrella (1914) .... Madelyn Mack
The Lynbrook Tragedy (1914) .... Ruth Malloy
The Girl and the Stowaway (1914) .... Adele Colby
Fate's Midnight Hour (1914) .... Maria Milton
The Viper (1914) .... Mary Putnam - Isadore's Daughter
The Green Rose (1914) .... Beatrice - an Authoress
The Mystery of the Sleeping Death (1914) .... Lola/Lizzie
The Brand (1914) .... Mary Halleck - a Girl of the Backwoods
The Old Army Coat (1914) .... Alice - the Major's Ward
The Vampire's Trail (1914) .... Laura Payne - Horace's Wife
The Beast (1914) .... Edith
In Wolf's Clothing (1914) .... Daisy Brooks
The Weakling (1914) .... Nancy Berry
The Show Girl's Glove (1914) .... Mrs. Mary Hampton
Nina o' the Theatre (1914) .... Mrs. Nina Brent
A Celebrated Case (1914)
The Dance of Death (1914) .... Mabel - Richard's Sweetheart
The Cabaret Dancer (1914) .... Linee Hayden - Model/Dancer
The Shadow (1914) .... Sarah Dean - the Second Wife
The Hand Print Mystery (1914) .... Ruth Fields
An Unseen Terror (1913) .... Anita
The Hunchback (1913) .... Marie Carver
The Octoroon (1913) (unconfirmed) .... Undetermined Role
Perils of the Sea (1913)
Our New Minister (1913) .... Nance Ransom - Lem's daughter
The Riddle of the Tin Soldier (1913) .... Madelyn Mack - Girl Detective
The Midnight Message (1913) .... Sybil Douglas - Harold's Step-Mother
The Christian (1913) .... Esther - a City Unfortunate
For Her Sister's Sake (1913) .... May Morely
A Bolt from the Sky (1913) .... Wynne Carter
A Thief in the Night (1913) .... The Wife
A Victim of Deceit (1913) .... Fern Barclay
The Cloak of Guilt (1913) .... Helen Dana - the Daughter
The Attorney for the Defense (1913) .... Ruth Davenport - Norman's Sweetheart
The Pawnbroker's Daughter (1913) .... Esther Dreyfus
... aka A Modern Christian (USA)
When Fate Decrees (1913) .... Jane Hallowell
The Artist's Sacrifice (1913) .... Neil Winston
The Adventure of an Heiress (1913) .... Florence Baker - the Heiress
The Heart of an Actress (1913) .... Alice Stewart
The Sneak (1913) .... Elise Dupont
A Streak of Yellow (1913) .... Evelyn Gregory
In the Grip of a Charlatan (1913) .... Anne Sinclair
The Exposure of the Land Swindlers (1913)
The American Princess (1913) .... Princess Alexa
The $20,000 Carat (1913) .... Mary Hamilton
In the Power of Blacklegs (1913) .... Lucy - Tom's Secretary
The Senator's Dishonor (1913) .... Ethel Warren
The Cub Reporter's Temptation (1913) .... Alice Collins - Bud's Sister
The Nurse at Mulberry Bend (1913) .... Rose, the Nurse
The Flag of Freedom (1913) .... Betsy Ross
A Business Buccaneer (1912) .... Agnes - an Employee
The Finger of Suspicion (1912) .... Kathleen
A Race with Time (1912)
A Daughter's Sacrifice (1912) .... Alice Wells
A Battle of Wits (1912) .... Sue Elwood
The Young Millionaire (1912) .... Anna Newton
The Mystery of Grandfather's Clock (1912) .... Nellie Morse
The Strange Story of Elsie Mason (1912) .... Elsie Mason/Christine Hastings
The County Fair (1912) .... Mary Terry - the Farmer's Daughter
... aka The Country Girl (USA: reissue title)
The Street Singer (1912) .... Pepita - the Street Singer
... aka The Little Singer (USA: reissue title)
Bridget's Sudden Wealth (1912)
Saved from Court Martial (1912)
Rube Marquard Marries (1912)
The Wandering Musician (1912)
Freed from Suspicion (1912) .... Mary
The Soldier Brothers of Susanna (1912)
The Family Tyrant (1912)
Fantasca, the Gipsy (1912) .... Fantasca
The Suffragette Sheriff (1912) .... Bill's Wife - the Sheriff
Saved by Telephone (1912) .... Mrs. Lawson
The Organ Grinder (1912) .... Pepina
The Colonel's Escape (1912)
The Bag of Gold (1912)
The Gun Smugglers (1912) .... The Smuggler's Daughter
The Outlaw (1912)
The Stolen Invention (1912) .... Gladys Conery, the Daughter
The Mexican Revolutionist (1912) .... Marcella
The Adventures of American Joe (1912) .... The Ranch Owener's Daughter
The Secret of the Miser's Cave (1912)
The Spanish Revolt of 1836 (1912) .... Isabella
Jean of the Jail (1912) .... Jean - Pedro's Daughter
The Defeat of the Brewery Gang (1912)
The Bell of Penance (1912) .... Donna Josefa
The Alcalde's Conspiracy (1912) .... Melitta
An American Invasion (1912/I)
A Princess of the Hills (1912)
An Interrupted Wedding (1912)
The Russian Peasant (1912) .... Princess Olga
Mrs. Simms Serves on the Jury (1912) .... Mrs. Simms
The Higher Toll (1911) (unconfirmed)
Between Father and Son (1911) .... Preciosa
Too Much Realism (1911)
The Long Arm of the Law (1911)
How Betty Captured the Outlaw (1911) .... Betty
The Temptation of Rodney Vane (1911) .... Millie Waine
When California Was Won (1911)
The Engineer's Daughter (1911) .... Lillian
For Her Brother's Sake (1911/III) .... Mary Graham - Bob's Wife
The Peril of the Plains (1911) .... Nancy
A Prisoner of Mexico (1911) .... Ethel
The Mistress of Hacienda del Cerro (1911)
The Blackfoot Halfbreed (1911)
The Alpine Lease (1911) .... Chick Jensen
When the Sun Went Out (1911)
When Two Hearts Are Won (1911)
On the Warpath (1911)
The Branded Shoulder (1911) .... Lillian 'The Branded Baby' Winthrop
Don Ramon's Daughter (1911) .... Don Ramon's Daughter
The Wasp (1911) .... Suzanne
Peggy, the Moonshiner's Daughter (1911) .... Peggy
Over the Garden Wall (1911) .... Nellie
The Mexican Joan of Arc (1911) .... Bit Role
The Indian Maid's Sacrifice (1911)
By the Aid of a Lariat (1911)
The Badge of Courage (1911) .... Jane Mayfield
Reckless Reddy Reforms (1911)
A Cattle Herder's Romance (1911)
The Love of Summer Morn (1911) .... Summer Morn
Tangled Lives (1911/I) (unconfirmed)
The Carrier Pigeon (1911) .... Molly
The Loyalty of Don Luis Verdugo (1911) .... Donna Maria
Slabsides (1911)
Slim Jim's Last Chance (1911)
The Mission Carrier (1911)
Mexican Filibusterers (1911) .... Blanca
The Lost Ribbon (1911) .... Jennie
... aka Saved from Indians (USA)
The Trail of the Pomas Charm (1911) .... Drooping Eyes
Her Indian Mother (1910) .... Daughter
The Rescue of Molly Finney (1910)
Rachel (1910)
The Roses of the Virgin (1910)
The Education of Elizabeth (1910)
The Engineer's Sweetheart (1910)
The Heart of Edna Leslie (1910)
The Miser's Child (1910)
The Deacon's Daughter (1910)
... aka The Minister's Daughter (USA: review title)