Margery Wilson Hollywood Actress Comes to Almonte 1924

Margery Wilson Hollywood Actress Comes to Almonte 1924

BornSara Barker Strayer
October 31, 1896
Gracey, Kentucky, US
DiedJanuary 21, 1986 (aged 89)
Arcadia, California, US

March 1924- Almonte

Famous actresses or movie stars seldom come to a country town. We know them only as we read about them. So Almonte people will be interested to learn that Miss Margery Wilson, whom we have all read about, is to be here herself this week. Miss Wilson will appear at the Orpheum on Saturday, March 8 when her motion picture “ Insinuation” will be shown. This was written, directed and produced !by herself. Miss Wilson will give a very intimate talk on the motion picture industry. Her topic will be “Life in the picture colony o f Hollywood.”.

A week later

The feature of the theatre in Almonte last week was the appearance of Miss Margery Wilson, the well known actress with her picture Insinuation. She spoke both afternoon and evening at the Orpheum and was introduced with greaceful words of welcome by Councillor George L Comba. While in Almonte Miss Wilson, met a number of local people and visited the chief sites of the town. She was charmed and impressed with the swiftly tumblng falls and the town generally had high praise.

“What a beautiful town Almonte is ,” she said .’ “P eople ought to be very h appy h e re.” She visited several of the stores comparing prices, and making little purchases. She thought the prices in Almonte remarkably fair.

KOZY-TV Presents Silent Sunday Movie in “The Clodhopper” from 1917. Isaac Nelson is the tight-fisted president of a country bank and owns a farm, where his son Everett works long hours every day, even on Sundays. Everett wears his father’s cast-off clothes, and after his mother buys him a mail order suit, Everett goes to a Fourth of July picnic with his sweetheart Mary Martin. The father sees his wife in the field doing the son’s work and, after forcing his son home from the picnic, beats him… –Wikipedia Starring: Charles Ray as Everett Nelson Charles K. French as Isaac Nelson, Everett’s Father Margery Wilson as Mary Martin Lydia Knott as Mrs. Nelson Tom Guise as Karl Seligman

CLIPPED FROMMuncie Evening PressMuncie, Indiana04 Feb 1986, Tue  •  Page 7

CLIPPED FROMBakersfield Morning EchoBakersfield, California06 Oct 1922, Fri  •  Page 5

CLIPPED FROMThe Daily Sun-TimesOwen Sound, Ontario, Canada11 Apr 1924, Fri  •  Page 1

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