Nalbro Bartley

Nalbro Isadorah Bartley (November 10, 1888 – September 7, 1952), was an American short story writer, newspaper columnist and lecturer. Her serialized stories began appearing in popular magazines of the day while she was still in her early twenties.

Nalbro Bartley
BornNovember 10, 1888
Buffalo, New York
DiedSeptember 7, 1952(1952-09-07) (aged 63)
San Francisco, California
OccupationWriter (novelist)
NationalityAmerican
Period20th century
GenreFiction, romance
SpouseWilliam Horace Lerch,
Charles Leonard Shaw
Martin Lee Clark
Children1

BackgroundEdit

Bartley was born in Buffalo, New York in 1888. Her father was William Bartley who worked as an entertainer and her mother was Zayda Erndt.[1] She had an older sibling. She was married three times. Her first two marriages to William Horace Lerch and Charles Leonard Shaw ended in divorce. Her third husband, Martin Lee Clark stayed with her until her death in 1952. She had one child by her second husband.[2]

WorksEdit

  • Paradise Auction, 1917
  • The Bargain True, 1918
  • The Vanity Pool, 1918
  • A Woman's Woman, 1919
  • The Bramble Bush, 1919
  • The Gorgeous Girl, 1920 †
  • The Gray Angels, 1920 †
  • Miss Antique, 1920
  • Fair to Middling, 1921
  • Head Over Heels, 1922
  • Up and Coming, 1923
  • Judd & Judd, 1924
  • Bread and Jam, 1925
  • Her Mother's Daughter, 1926 ††
  • Morning Thunder, 1927
  • The Mediocrat, 1928
  • The Godfather, 1929
  • The Fox Woman, 1929
  • The Immediate Family, 1930
  • The Premeditated Virgin, 1931
  • The Devil's Lottery, 1931
  • The Amateur Wife, 1932
  • Pease Porridge Hot, 1934
  • Breathless, 1934
† Available at Project Gutenberg
†† Available at Faded Page

Sources: WorldCat, Open Library, IMDb.[3][4][5]

Screen adaptationsEdit

Some of her novels and stories were adapted to the movie screen. Up to seven of these were released between 1918 and 1932 including Head Over Heels and The Amateur Wife.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nalbro Bartley". Family Search.org.
  2. ^ J. F. Barlow. "Nalbro Bartley". Internet Movie Database.
  3. ^ "Nalbro Bartley". WorldCat. Retrieved June 25, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Nalbro Bartley". The Open Library. April 12, 2010.
  5. ^ a b "Nalbro Bartley". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved June 25, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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