Bessie Love

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Bessie Love (born Juanita Horton, September 10, 1898 – April 26, 1986) was an American motion picture actress who achieved prominence mainly in the silent films and early talkies.wikipedia
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WAMPAS Baby Stars

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In 1922, Love was chosen as a WAMPAS Baby Star.

The Mystery of the Leaping Fish

Her "first role of importance" was in The Flying Torpedo; she later appeared opposite William S. Hart in The Aryan and with Douglas Fairbanks in The Good Bad Man, Reggie Mixes In, and The Mystery of the Leaping Fish (all 1916).
The Mystery of the Leaping Fish is a 1916 American short silent comedy film starring Douglas Fairbanks, Bessie Love, and Alma Rubens.

The Aryan

Her "first role of importance" was in The Flying Torpedo; she later appeared opposite William S. Hart in The Aryan and with Douglas Fairbanks in The Good Bad Man, Reggie Mixes In, and The Mystery of the Leaping Fish (all 1916).
The Aryan (1916) is an American silent era western motion picture starring William S. Hart, Gertrude Claire, Charles K. French, Louise Glaum, and Bessie Love.

The Matinee Idol

Three years later, she starred in The Matinee Idol, a romantic comedy directed by a young Frank Capra.
The Matinee Idol is a 1928 silent romantic comedy film directed by Frank Capra, and starring Bessie Love and Johnnie Walker.

The King on Main Street

Because of her performance in The King on Main Street (1925), Love is credited with being the first person to dance the Charleston on film, popularizing it in the United States.
The King on Main Street, also known as The King, is a 1925 American silent romantic comedy film directed by Monta Bell and starring Adolphe Menjou and Bessie Love.

The Good Bad Man

Her "first role of importance" was in The Flying Torpedo; she later appeared opposite William S. Hart in The Aryan and with Douglas Fairbanks in The Good Bad Man, Reggie Mixes In, and The Mystery of the Leaping Fish (all 1916).
The film stars Douglas Fairbanks (who also produced and wrote the film) and Bessie Love.

The Broadway Melody

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Her performance in The Broadway Melody (1929) earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress.
Harriet "Hank" Mahoney (Bessie Love) and her sister Queenie Mahoney (Anita Page) are awaiting Eddie's arrival at their apartment.

Dorothy Davenport

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In 1923, she starred in Human Wreckage with Dorothy Davenport and produced by Thomas Ince.
After Reid's death, Davenport and Thomas Ince co-produced the film Human Wreckage (1923) with James Kirkwood, Sr., Bessie Love and Lucille Ricksen, a film that dealt with the dangers of narcotics addiction.

Human Wreckage

In 1923, she starred in Human Wreckage with Dorothy Davenport and produced by Thomas Ince.
Bessie Love as Mary Finnegan

Chasing Rainbows (1930 film)

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She appeared in several other early musicals, including The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929), Chasing Rainbows (1930), Good News (1930), and They Learned About Women (1930).
Chasing Rainbows is a 1930 American Pre-Code romantic musical film directed by Charles Reisner, starring Bessie Love and Charles King, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

The Lost World (1925 film)

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In 1925, she starred in The Lost World, a science fiction adventure based on the novel of the same name by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Bessie Love as Paula White

The Hollywood Revue of 1929

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She appeared in several other early musicals, including The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929), Chasing Rainbows (1930), Good News (1930), and They Learned About Women (1930).
Other segments feature Gus Edwards, John Gilbert, Norma Shearer, Lionel Barrymore, Buster Keaton, Marie Dressler, Bessie Love, Marion Davies, Anita Page, and the comedy team of Karl Dane and George K. Arthur.

Good News (1930 film)

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She appeared in several other early musicals, including The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929), Chasing Rainbows (1930), Good News (1930), and They Learned About Women (1930).
The cast included Bessie Love, Cliff Edwards and Penny Singleton.

Intolerance (film)

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He gave her a small role in his film Intolerance (1916).
Bessie Love as The Bride

The Flying Torpedo

Her "first role of importance" was in The Flying Torpedo; she later appeared opposite William S. Hart in The Aryan and with Douglas Fairbanks in The Good Bad Man, Reggie Mixes In, and The Mystery of the Leaping Fish (all 1916).
Clavering and his Swedish maid Hulda (Bessie Love) set out to find the spies who have been invading the United States.

Reggie Mixes In

Her "first role of importance" was in The Flying Torpedo; she later appeared opposite William S. Hart in The Aryan and with Douglas Fairbanks in The Good Bad Man, Reggie Mixes In, and The Mystery of the Leaping Fish (all 1916).
Bessie Love as Agnes

The Song and Dance Man

She subsequently performed the dance the following year in The Song and Dance Man.
He befriends a young dancer, Leola (Love), who accompanies him to an audition.

Sunday Bloody Sunday (film)

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She also played small roles in the James Bond thriller On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) and in Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971).
Bessie Love as Answering Service Lady

They Learned About Women

She appeared in several other early musicals, including The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929), Chasing Rainbows (1930), Good News (1930), and They Learned About Women (1930).
Bessie Love as Mary Collins

Cupid Forecloses

Cupid Forecloses is a 1919 silent comedy film starring Bessie Love and Wallace MacDonald, directed by David Smith.

The Sawdust Ring

The Sawdust Ring is a 1917 American silent drama film distributed by the Triangle Film Corporation and starring Bessie Love.

The Heiress at Coffee Dan's

The Heiress at Coffee Dan's is a 1916 silent comedy-drama film starring Bessie Love, directed by Edward Dillon.

A Daughter of the Poor

The film was directed by Edward Dillon and starred young Bessie Love.

The Enchanted Barn

The Enchanted Barn is a 1919 silent film, directed by David Smith, starring Bessie Love and J. Frank Glendon.

Acquitted (1916 film)

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This film is possibly Bessie Love's film debut.