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Corinne Griffith, George Grantham Bain Collection

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Corinne Griffith, George Grantham Bain Collection

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Photograph shows film actress and producer Corinne Mae Griffith (1894-1979). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2019)
Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).
General information about the George Grantham Bain Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

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Corinne Griffith, born Corinne Mae Griffin on November 24, 1894, was an American actress, producer, author, and businesswoman. She began her career in silent films during the 1910s and became one of the highest-paid stars of the silent era. Griffith appeared in over 60 films and was known for her beauty, talent, and versatility in roles ranging from drama to comedy. Some of her notable films include "The Tower of Lies" (1925), "The Garden of Eden" (1928), and "Lilies of the Field" (1930). She received critical acclaim for her performances in these and other films. In addition to her acting career, Griffith was also involved in film production and authored several books, including her autobiography titled "Papa's Delicate Condition," which was later adapted into a film starring Jackie Gleason. After retiring from acting in the early 1930s, Griffith focused on her business ventures and became a successful real estate investor. She passed away on July 13, 1979.

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01/01/1920
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication. For more information, see George Grantham Bain Collection - Rights and Restrictions Information https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/274_bain.html

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