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Also Known As: Died: March 27, 1989
Born: June 14, 1990 Cause of Death: respiratory failure
Birth Place: Rising Fawn, Georgia Profession:

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Blonde leading lady of American silent film who began with a role in the Theda Bara classic, "A Fool There Was" (1915), and was a popular star by the time American entered WWI. Allison and Harold Lockwood former one of the most popular screen teams of their day in films including "Big Tremaine" (1916). Her popularity continued into the late 1920s, but Allison retired in 1927 to nurse her ill second husband, James Quirk, editor of Photoplay magazine, and did not return to her screen career after he died in 1932.

Blonde leading lady of American silent film who began with a role in the Theda Bara classic, "A Fool There Was" (1915), and was a popular star by the time American entered WWI. Allison and Harold Lockwood former one of the most popular screen teams of their day in films including "Big Tremaine" (1916). Her popularity continued into the late 1920s, but Allison retired in 1927 to nurse her ill second husband, James Quirk, editor of Photoplay magazine, and did not return to her screen career after he died in 1932.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
2.
 One Increasing Purpose (1927) Linda Travers Paris
3.
 The Telephone Girl (1927) Grace Robinson
4.
 Men of Steel (1926) Clare Pitt
5.
 The Greater Glory (1926) Corinne
6.
 Mismates (1926) Belle
7.
 The City (1926) Elinor Vorhees
8.
 I Want My Man (1925) Lael
9.
 Wreckage (1925) Rene
10.
 Flapper Wives (1924) Claudia Bigelow
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husband:
Robert Ellis. Actor.
husband:
James Quirk. Magazine editor. Edited <i>Photoplay</i>.
husband:
Carl N Osborne. Industrialist.

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