Silent film actress Priscilla Bonner
performed with such stars as Will Rogers, Tyrone Power, Clara Bow, and Gary Cooper. The
collection consists of clippings and photographs related to the career of Priscilla
Priscilla Bonner was born in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 17, 1899. She began her screen acting
career in Homer comes home (1920). She went on to be featured
in over thirty films, and is best remembered for her role in The
Strong Man (1926). Bonner was originally signed to play opposite John Barrymore in
The sea beast (1926), but lost the role to Dolores Costello.
The following year she appeared in It (1927) with Clara Bow.
Bonner suffered an eye injury during the filming of Outcast
Souls (1928) and retired from acting. She married prominent Beverly Hills physician
Bertram Woolfan in 1929. Bonner died on Feb. 21, 1996.
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(1 box and 1 flat box)
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