Colleen Moore Overview:

Legendary actress, Colleen Moore, was born Kathleen Morrison on Aug 19, 1899 in Port Huron, MI. Moore died at the age of 88 on Jan 25, 1988 in Paso Robles, CA and was cremated and her ashes scattered in her garden.



She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Colleen Moore's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #7 on Dec 19, 1927. Moore was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars ? , The Definitive Flapper During the silent era, there were thousands of young girls who dreamed of being movie stars. For most girls, of course, these were merely daydreams, and the intrepid few who tried their luck in Hollywood often faced disapp... Read full article

New From Warner Archive: in the Newly Restored Why Be Good? (1929)

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was one of the most popular stars of the twenties, the very image of flapperdom with her blunt bob and snazzy dance moves, but until now, I knew her best for the lavish $500,000 dollhouse she created long after her career had ended. Today, that impressive structure can be seen in the C... Read full article

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By Movies, Silently on Mar 13, 2013 From Movies Silently

Lovely branched out as an actress… So Big (1924) Status: Presumed Lost Here is what Photoplay magazine had to say about the film and ’s performance: has tossed aside her temperamental “Flaming Youth” roles and steps before the public a... Read full article

Silent Movie Star Mini Biography:

By Movies, Silently on Mar 1, 2013 From Movies Silently

A true twenties icon (1899-1988) Country of birth: USA Birth name: Kathleen Morrison The basics: was a movie-struck teenager when her uncle helped D.W. Griffith get Birth of a Nation and Intolerance past the Chicago censors. In exchange, he asked for a six-month contract ... Read full article

"Broken Hearts of Broadway" (1923)

By Silentfilmfanatic on Mar 29, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

"Broken Hearts of Broadway" (1923) is a silent drama starring , Johnnie Walker, and Alice Lake. Directed by Irving Cummings, this film is about a country girl who comes to New York to try for stardom on Broadway. The story begins with Mary Ellis, played by , arriving in the... Read full article

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Loretta Young's daughter Judy Lewis wrote that although Mervyn LeRoy would later claim that he discovered Loretta Young, it was in truth Colleen Moore. Colleen even suggested that her name be changed from "Gretchen Young" to Loretta Young. The name came from Colleen's favorite childhood doll, Laurita.

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As a hobby, she decided to build the grandest doll house ever, "The Enchanted Castle." She designed it, and working with hundreds of craftsmen over the course of a decade, completed it at the cost of some $500,000. Among its many one-of-a-kind features is a library that comes complete with miniature versions of many great works of literature, including a tiny version of "Tarzan of the Apes" signed by Tarzan's creator, Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Enchanted Castle is now on public display at Chicago's Museum of Science & Industry.

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