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Wallace Reid

The Life And Death of a Hollywood Idol

by E. J. Fleming

  • 195 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Films, cinema,
  • Individual actors & performers,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • General,
  • Biographies & Memoirs / Biographies,
  • 1891-1923,
  • Actors,
  • Biography,
  • Reid, Wallace,,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8139669M
    ISBN 100786428155
    ISBN 109780786428151

    Wallace Reid still rouses excitement today as Jeff, the blacksmith in D. W. Griffith's famous film, The Birth of a Nation. Audiences thrill to the rip-roaring brawl between Jeff and a band of villainous renegades/5.   Wallace D Reid ~ West Jordan, UT-Wallace D Reid, passed away on Janu in West Jordan, Utah. He was born on September 2, in Murray, Utah to Roy and Laraine Reid.

    Wallace Reid still rouses excitement today as Jeff, the blacksmith in D. W. Griffith's famous film, The Birth of a Nation. Audiences thrill to the rip-roaring brawl between Jeff and a band of villainous renegades. The fight was largely real, and many people saw Wally for the first time in that immortal film. Erich Von Stroheim played one of his first important roles in the D.W. Griffith-produced romantic drama Old Heidelberg, and he took full advantage of the opportunity, ruthlessly upstaging everyone in sight. For the most part, however, this first .

    Wally: The True Wallace Reid Story draws from many original sources, major archives, and his family members to show how he was received in his time and the importance of his role in the development of motion pictures. The entertaining and informative book contains an extensive biographical treatment, a detailed filmography, and more than Listen, download this episode, or find on iTunes. According to Hollywood Babylon, actor Wallace Reid —a morphine addict who died in an asylum at the age of 31—was the first sacrificial lamb of the post-sandal era, and Reid’s wife, a former teen .


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In his Wally: The True Wallace Reid Story was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and was a winner of "Best Silent Film Book of " by Thomas Gladysz in the San Francisco Examiner). David's other popular works include The Remarkable Mr.

Messing, Brothers of the Storm, Charlie O'Doone's Second Chance and Other Stories, and the Margot Reviews: William Wallace Halleck Reid (Ap – Janu ) was an American actor in silent film referred to as "the screen's most perfect lover". Reid also had a brief career as a racing driver. Reid was born in St.

Louis, Missouri, into a show business family. His mother, Bertha Westbrook (–), was an actress and his father. Wallace Reid book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. American Actor, Wallace Reid took part in over films, including D W Griff /5.

Wallace Reid(ApJanu) was an actor in silent films referred to by Motion Picture Magazine as the screen's No. 1 lover. Today, inWallace Reid is almost unknown. William Wallace Reid was born in St. Louis, Missouri into a show business family.

Reid performed on stage at an early s: Wallace Reid The Life and Death of A Hollywood Idol (Book): Fleming, E. J., "American actor Wallace Reid took part in over films.

This first full biography recounts Reid's complicated childhood, his disrupted family history and his rise to film stardom. The text explores in depth how the modern studio turned the popular star, a well-adjusted man with a loving.

William Wallace Reid. The Screen's Most Perfect Lover. The son of writer-theater producer-director-actor Hal Reid, Wallace was on stage by the age of four in the act with his parents.

He spent most of his early years, not on the stage, but in private schools where he excelled in music and athletics.

Inhis father went to the Chicago. Wallace Reid died at age thirty-one. Though a bit dry, Fleming's "The Life and Death of a Hollywood Idol" is certainly interesting. It features an excellent, detailed history of the shooting of Griffith's "Birth of a Nation".

The book provides extensive histories of Reviews: 3. She was only seventeen, but already a veteran of the stage and screen. Their marriage was a happy one, and a son was born in named Wallace Reid, Jr. They also adopted a girl, Betty, in While making "The Valley of Giants" in Oregon inWally was involved in a train accident and severely injured.

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Menefee (, Paperback) at the best online prices at. Wallace Reid portrait by Witzel. This is a comprehensive listing of Wallace Reid 's () silent film output.

Reid often played a clean-cut well groomed American go-getter on screen which is how he is best remembered but he could alternate with character roles especially in his early short films most of which are now lost.

Wallace Reid, Actor: Carmen. The son of writer-theater producer-director-actor Hal Reid, Wallace was on stage by the age of four in the act with his parents.

He spent most of his early years, not on the stage, but in private schools where he excelled in music and athletics. Inhis father went to the Chicago studio of "Selig Polyscope Company" and Wallace decided that he.

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Wallace Reid’s career was finished. Reid’s loyal wife, actress Dorothy Davenport placed Wallace in a sanitarium. Before entering the sanitarium, Reid told director Cecil B. DeMille, “Either I’ll come out cured, or I won’t come out.” On JanuWallace Reid died in his wife’s arms.

He was years-old. For a decade Wallace Reid was the most recognized face in Hollywood, the most universally beloved actor in silent film.

Today all that is widely remembered of "Wally" Reid is that he died in a padded sanitarium cell, the victim of a fatal morphine addiction. Of all the actors who have enjoyed great fame only to vanish from the public eye, Reid perhaps fell the fastest and the.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reid, Bertha Westbrook. Wallace Reid. New York, N.Y., Sorg Pub. Co., (OCoLC) Named Person. View phone numbers, addresses, public records, background check reports and possible arrest records for Wallace Reid.

Whitepages people search is the most trusted directory. About the Book. Twilight of the Idols revisits some of the sensational scandals of early Hollywood to evaluate their importance for our contemporary understanding of human deviance. By analyzing changes in the star system and by exploring the careers of individual stars—Wallace Reid, Rudolph Valentino, and Mabel Normand among them—Mark Lynn Anderson shows how.

Actor Wallace Reid, one of the most loved Hollywood stars. This video contains excerpts from the book, Wally: The True Wallace Reid Story ( Pulitzer Prize nominee), by David W.

Menefee, with. Buy Wally: The True Wallace Reid Story by Menefee, David W., Osborne, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Reviews:. Wallace Reid Dorothy got her start acting for D.W. Griffith and was a popular Universal player by age They were both multi-talented–proficient as writers, directors and producers–and both came from multi-generational theatrical families.

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Wallace Reid: the life and death of a Hollywood idol. [E J Fleming] -- "American actor Wallace Reid took part in over films. This first full biography recounts Reid's complicated childhood, his disrupted family history and .