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Jeanie MacPherson (May 18, 1887 in Boston, Massachusetts - August 26, 1946 in Los Angeles, California) was a a silent film actress from 1908 to 1917 and a film screenwriter through the 1940s. May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub of the Universe (The State House, according to Oliver Wendell Holmes, is the hub of the Solar System), Athens of America Location in Massachusetts Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas Menino (D) Area    - City 232. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... A silent film is a film which has no accompanying soundtrack. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Screenwriters, scenarists or script writers, are authors who write the screenplays from which movies and television programs are made. ...


Jeanie MacPherson was educated at Madame de Facq's school in Paris, the Kenwood Institute in Chicago and took dancing from Theodore Kosloff. Her astage experience started when she went to Chicago Musical College. In 1908, she made her screen debut in the D.W. Griffith directed dramatic short entitled The Factual Hour and would become a popular actress throught the 1910s, appearing alongside such notable actors as Wallace Reid, Geraldine Farrar, Blanche Sweet and Wilfred Lucas before retiring from acting in 1917 and concentrating on a writing career within the film inustry. City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) Administration Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Département Paris (75) Région ÃŽle-de-France Mayor Bertrand Delanoë (PS) City (commune) Characteristics Land Area 86. ... Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois Counties Cook, DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837 Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area    - City 606. ... Theodore Kosloff (left) in the 1921 Cecil B. DeMille directed Fools Paradise. ... Chicago Musical College is currently a division of Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University It was founded in 1867, less than four decades after the city of Chicago was incorporated. ... Wallace Reid Wallace Reid, born April 15, 1891 in St. ... Geraldine Farrar Farrar as the title character in Manon Geraldine Farrar (February 28, 1882 – March 11, 1967) was an opera singer whose stage presence earned her a fanatic following of Gerryflappers in the early 20th century. ... Blanche Sweet Blanche Sweet (June 18, 1895 - September 6, 1986) was a silent film actress who began her career in the earliest days of the Hollywood motion picture film industry. ... Wilfred Lucas, born January 30, 1871 in the Province of Ontario, Canada - died December 5, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, United States, was a stage and film actor, a film director, and a screenwriter. ...


As a screenwriter, MacPherson was a founding member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which was created on May 11, 1927 in Hollywood, California. AMPAS is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures. She worked for many years as a writer at Paramount Studios and with such prominent directors as Cecil B. DeMille and D.W. Griffith. Founded on May 11, 1927 in California, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Paramount Pictures logo used from 1988 to 1989. ... Cecil Blount DeMille (August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959) was one of the most successful filmmakers during the first half of the 20th century. ... David Lewelyn Wark Griffith (January 22, 1875 - July 23, 1948) was an American film director (commonly known as D. W. Griffith) probably best known for his film The Birth of a Nation. ...


MacPherson died of terminal cancer in 1946 at the age of 59 and was interred at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, California. When normal cells are damaged beyond repair, they are eliminated by apoptosis. ... Hollywood Forever Cemetery is located at 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood, California, adjacent to the north side of Paramount Studios. ...


For her contribution to motion pictures, Jeanie MacPherson was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 6150 Hollywood Blvd. in Hollywood, California. An example of a Hollywood Walk of Fame star, for the film actress Carole Lombard. ... Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue...


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Jeanie MacPherson: Information from Answers.com (260 words)
Jeanie MacPherson (May 18, 1887 in Boston, Massachusetts - August 26, 1946 in Los Angeles, California) was a a silent film actress from 1908 to 1917 and a film screenwriter through the 1940s.
Jeanie MacPherson was educated at Madame de Facq's school in Paris, the Kenwood Institute in Chicago and took dancing from Theodore Kosloff.
MacPherson died of terminal cancer in 1946 at the age of 59 and was interred at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, California.
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