• Short Summary

    U.S.A.

    GLORIA SWANSON, THE FIRST AMERICAN HOLLYWOOD STAR TO MAKE A MILLION DOLLARS, DIED ON APRIL 4, 1983, AGED 84.

  • Description

    MONO
    SV & GV'S 1916 FILM TEDDY AT THE THROTTLE, WITH GLORIA SWANSON TIED AMONG OTHER THINGS TO RAILWAY TRACK. (6 SHOTS) 0.09
    GV's SWANSON AS A VAMP IN MALE AND FEMALE, 1919. (2 SHOTS) 0.23
    STILL SWANSON. (2 SHOTS) 0.30
    SV's JOSEPH P. KENNEDY, FATHER OF JOHN, WITH WHOM SWANSON CLAIMED TO HAVE HAD AN AFFAIR. 0.36
    SV ZOOM INTO CU STILL OF SWANSON. 0.43
    COLOUR
    GV SWANSON IN AIRPORT 1975. 0.48
    SV SWANSON AS GUEST ON TV CHAT SHOW PROGRAMME. (2 SHOTS) 0.56
    MONO
    GV & SV SWANSON IN SUNSET BOULEVARD. (2 SHOTS) 1.18
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    Background: U.S.A.

    GLORIA SWANSON, THE FIRST AMERICAN HOLLYWOOD STAR TO MAKE A MILLION DOLLARS, DIED ON APRIL 4, 1983, AGED 84. SHE DIED IN HER SLEEP AND THE FAMILY ASKED THAT THE CAUSE OF DEATH OF THE SIX-TIMES MARRIED STAR NOT TO BE RELEASED. BORN GLORIA MAY JOSEPHINE SWANSON, IN MARCH 27, 1899, SHE ARRIVED IN HOLLYWOOD AT THE AGE OF 15, AND SOON GAINED WORK IN THE MACK SENNET COMEDIES. HER 816 BREAK CAME THREE YEARS LATER IN A CECIL B. DE MILL FILM, BUT HER MOST FAMOUS FILM WAS PERHAPS THAT 1950 CLASSIC, SUNSET BOULEVARD, WHERE SHE CAME OUT OF RETIREMENT TO PLAY A VICIOUS HOLLYWOOD HAS BEEN IN BILLY WILDER'S FILM SHE SURVIVED BY HER THREE CHILDREN.

    Source: NBC 1" VIDEO TAPE

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACHVYMNXWIPQ6L4733CQM4T2L4
    Media URN:
    VLVACHVYMNXWIPQ6L4733CQM4T2L4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1983
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Greyscale
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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