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Bonner (Priscilla) collection
PASC.0285  
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Description
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 Bonner.
Background
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.
Extent
0.75 Linear Feet (1 box and 1 flat box)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
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