Florence Lawrence, the Biograph Girl: America's First Movie Star

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Florence Lawrence's film career began just as the cinema was being born. She recognized the wonder and appeal of the fledgling industry, and her early work with the Vitagraph company gained her a legion of fans and a reputation as a willing and hard working actress. In 1908 she appeared in Romeo and Juliet -- America's very first screen Juliet. By 1909, she was working steadily for the Biograph studioshe was dubbed "the Biograph girl" -- and was being praised for her "personal attractions" and "very fine dramatic ability." ...

Florence Lawrence, the Biograph Girl: America's First Movie Star 2007, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786430895

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Florence Lawrence, the Biograph Girl: America's First Movie Star 1999, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786406272

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