~Shannon Day~

Born: August 5, 1896 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: February 24, 1977 in New York City, New York, USA
According to her publicity, Shannon Day had brown hair and deep blue eyes. Of course, the color of
her eyes -- a major attraction when she was a Ziegfeld showgirl -- was lost to cinema audiences, who
only saw this ravishing beauty in crisp black and white in such lavish surroundings as Cecil B.
DeMille's Forbidden Fruit (1921) and The Affairs of Anatol (1922). She didn't have much to do in
either -- the stars were Agnes Ayres and Gloria Swanson and neither took any prisoners -- but she
certainly was a sight to behold. A veteran of both the Follies and Ziegfeld's Midnight Frolic, Day had
begun her screen career in 1920 and ended it with Hotel Variety (1933), a low-budget revue in which
she appeared with vaudeville headliners such as Hal Skelly and the notorious Sally Rand.

Biography by Hans J. Wollstein, AllMovie.com
The Wilderness Patrol (1928) ... AKA The Wilderness (UK)
Stranded (1927) .... Betty
The Gypsy Romance (1926) .... Maya
Breed of the Sea (1926) .... Martha Winston
The Barrier (1926) .... Necia's Indian Mother
The Vanishing American (1925) .... Gekin Yashi ... aka The Vanishing Race (Australia)
Silent Pal (1925) .... Marjorie Winters
The Girl on the Stairs (1925) .... Mañuela Sarmento
Star Dust Trail (1924) .... Nan Hartley
So This Is Marriage? (1924) .... Mollie O'Brien
Girls Men Forget (1924) .... Ruby Thomas
The Get-Away Day (1924)
The Hot Dog Special (1924)
The Christmas Handicap (1924)
The Shooting Star (1924)
The Empty Stall (1924)
The Fiddlin' Doll (1924) .... The Fiddlin' Doll
The Marriage Market (1923) .... Dora Smith - Reform School Girl
Marriage Morals (1923) .... His Wife
All the Brothers Were Valiant (1923) .... The Brown Girl
Captain Fly-by-Night (1922) .... Anita
Manslaughter (1922) .... Miss Santa Claus
Honor First (1922) .... Piquette
One Clear Call (1922) .... Jim Ware's Daughter
Fools First (1922) .... 'Cutie' Williams
His Back Against the Wall (1922) .... Dorothy Petwell
The Ordeal (1922) .... Kitty
North of the Rio Grande (1922) .... Lola Sanchez
The Woman He Married (1922) .... Mimi
After the Show (1921) .... Lucy
The Affairs of Anatol (1921) (uncredited) .... Chorus girl ... AKA A Prodigal Knight (UK)
Man-Woman-Marriage (1921) .... Bobo
... aka Man, Woman, Marriage (copyright title)
Forbidden Fruit (1921) .... Nadia Craig
The Man Who Had Everything (1920) .... Leonore Pennell