Aileen Manning

Aileen Manning (January 20, 1886 – March 25, 1946) was an American film actress.

Aileen Manning
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Manning in Heart of Twenty (1920)
BornJanuary 20, 1886
DiedMarch 25, 1946, aged 60
Hollywood, California, U.S.
OccupationActress

Manning was in demand as a character actress in silent films.[1] She was known for her roles in silent and early talkie films, including Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927) and Huckleberry Finn (1931).[2]

About her performance in Everybody's Sweetheart (1920), Variety wrote that she "makes the character necessarily disagreeable, but true to life".[3]

She played Queen Anne in A Lady of Quality (1924); it was noted that she bore a resemblance to Queen Anne.[4][5] She played another queen, Elizabeth I, in the MGM short The Virgin Queen (1928).[6]

She lived at Hollywood-by-the-Sea.[7][8] She died on March 25, 1946 in Hollywood.[9][10]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Aileen Manning". Times-Advocate. 1925-06-25. p. 1. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  2. ^ ""Tom" Cast Is Notable". The Los Angeles Times. 1928-03-22. p. 11. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  3. ^ "Moving Pictures: Everybody's Sweetheart." Variety (Archive: 1905-2000); Los Angeles Vol. 60, Iss. 7,  (Oct 8, 1920): 41. Via Proquest.
  4. ^ "Will Film Big Scenes". The Los Angeles Times. 1923-06-27. p. 27. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  5. ^ "Shown Last Times in Theater Visalia Tonight". Visalia Daily Times. 1924-03-28. p. 5. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  6. ^ a b Rainey, Buck (2010-03-23). Serials and Series: A World Filmography, 1912-1956. McFarland. ISBN 978-0-7864-4702-2.
  7. ^ "Open House at Burnham Cottage". Press-Courier. 1929-09-03. p. 2. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  8. ^ "Silver Screen Celebrity Here". Press-Courier. 1929-09-03. p. 2. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  9. ^ "Obituaries." Variety (Archive: 1905-2000); Los Angeles Vol. 162, Iss. 4,  (Apr 3, 1946): 62. Via Proquest.
  10. ^ "Manning, Aileen". The Los Angeles Times. 1946-03-28. p. 9. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  11. ^ a b c Connelly, Robert B. (1998). The Silents: Silent Feature Films, 1910-36. December Press. ISBN 978-0-913204-36-8.
  12. ^ Ankerich, Michael G. (1993). Broken Silence: Conversations with 23 Silent Film Stars. McFarland & Company. ISBN 978-0-89950-835-1.
  13. ^ Golden, Eve (2013-04-12). John Gilbert: The Last of the Silent Film Stars. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 978-0-8131-4163-3.
  14. ^ a b Marshall, Wendy L. (2005). William Beaudine: From Silents to Television. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-5218-1.
  15. ^ Rainey, Buck (1990). Those Fabulous Serial Heroines: Their Lives and Films. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-1911-5.
  16. ^ Rainey, Buck (1992). Sweethearts of the Sage: Biographies and Filmographies of 258 Actresses Appearing in Western Movies. McFarland. ISBN 978-0-89950-565-7.

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