~Louise Dresser~

Born: October 5, 1878 in Evansville, Indiana, USA
Died: April 24, 1965 in Woodland Hills, CA, USA
~Silent Filmography~
Not Quite Decent (1929) .... Mame Jarrow
Mother Knows Best (1928) .... Ma Quail
The Garden of Eden (1928) .... Rosa
A Ship Comes In (1928) .... Mrs. Pleznik
... aka His Country (UK)
Mr. Wu (1927) .... Mrs. Gregory
White Flannels (1927) .... Mrs. Jacob Politz
The Third Degree (1926) .... Alicia Daly
Everybody's Acting (1926) .... Anastasia Potter
Gigolo (1926) .... Julia Gory
Broken Hearts of Hollywood (1926) .... Virginia Perry
Padlocked (1926) .... Mrs. Alcott
The Blind Goddess (1926) .... Mrs. Eileen Clayton - Movie Still Code: 914-X
Fifth Avenue (1926) .... Claudine Kemp - Movie Still Code: 240-X
The Eagle (1925) .... The Czarina, Catherine II
The Goose Woman (1925) .... Marie de Nardi/Mary Holmes
Enticement (1925) .... Mrs. Samuel Murray
Percy (1925) .... Mrs. Rogers  
... aka Mother's Boy (UK)
Cheap Kisses (1924) .... Jane Dillingham
The City That Never Sleeps (1924) .... Mother O'Day
What Shall I Do? (1924) .... Mrs. McLean
The Next Corner (1924) .... Nina Race
To the Ladies (1923) .... Mrs. Kincaid
Woman-Proof (1923) .... Wilma Rockwood
Ruggles of Red Gap (1923) .... Mrs. Effie Floud
Salomy Jane (1923) .... Mrs. Pete
Prodigal Daughters (1923) .... Mrs. Forbes
The Fog (1923) .... Mrs. Theddon
Enter Madame (1922) .... Mrs. Flora Preston
Burning Sands (1922) .... Kate Bindane
The Glory of Clementina (1922) .... Lena Fontaine
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~The Los Angeles Times~
April 25, 1965
Louise Dresser was one of the great stars of vaudeville and silent films.

On the marquees of turn-of-the-century theaters, Dresser's name was alongside those of the
theatrical giants of the era—Lillian Russell, the Shuberts, Anna Held, Blanche Ring, Charles
Frohman and Weber and Fields.

Once on a tour of the old Keith Circuit, Dresser had as an accompanist a young pianist-composer
named George Gershwin.

When she moved from the stage to the film studio, the attractive blond performed with Valentino,
Pauline Frederick, Marlene Dietrich, Claudette Colbert and Madge Bellamy.

Her greatest film, according to many critics, was the original "State Fair" in which she played
opposite Will Rogers.

— Harry Trimborn in the Los Angeles Times April 25, 1965
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