Richard Barthelmess

Richard Semler Barthelmess (May 9, 1895 – August 17, 1963) was an American film actor, principally of the Hollywood silent era.wikipedia
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Broken Blossoms

film by the same name
He starred opposite Lillian Gish in D.W. Griffith's Broken Blossoms (1919) and Way Down East (1920) and was among the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1927. This play impressed me so that I went to see every play in which he appeared—Three Men and a Girl, Scarlet Days, The Love Flower, and Broken Blossoms, in which I decided that Dick was my favorite.
It stars Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, and Donald Crisp, and tells the story of young girl, Lucy Burrows, who is abused by her alcoholic prizefighting father, Battling Burrows, and meets Cheng Huan, a kind-hearted Chinese man who falls in love with her.

The Noose (film)

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The following year, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for two films: The Patent Leather Kid and The Noose.
It stars Richard Barthelmess, Montagu Love, Robert Emmett O'Connor, and Thelma Todd.

The Patent Leather Kid

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The following year, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for two films: The Patent Leather Kid and The Noose.
It stars Richard Barthelmess, Molly O'Day, Lawford Davidson, Matthew Betz, and Arthur Stone.

Alla Nazimova

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Russian actress Alla Nazimova, a friend of the family, was taught English by Caroline Barthelmess.
A young actor with a bit part in the movie was Richard Barthelmess, whose mother taught Nazimova English.

The Dawn Patrol (1930 film)

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He made several talkie films, most notably Son of the Gods (1930), The Dawn Patrol (1930), The Last Flight (1931), and The Cabin in the Cotton (1932), Central Airport (1933), and a supporting role as a disgraced pilot and Rita Hayworth's character's husband in Only Angels Have Wings (1939).
The Dawn Patrol is a 1930 American Pre-Code World War I film starring Richard Barthelmess and Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Scarlet Days

This play impressed me so that I went to see every play in which he appeared—Three Men and a Girl, Scarlet Days, The Love Flower, and Broken Blossoms, in which I decided that Dick was my favorite.
Richard Barthelmess stars in a role for which Griffith had screentested Rudolph Valentino.

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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He starred opposite Lillian Gish in D.W. Griffith's Broken Blossoms (1919) and Way Down East (1920) and was among the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1927.
Richard Barthelmess

The Last Flight (1931 film)

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He made several talkie films, most notably Son of the Gods (1930), The Dawn Patrol (1930), The Last Flight (1931), and The Cabin in the Cotton (1932), Central Airport (1933), and a supporting role as a disgraced pilot and Rita Hayworth's character's husband in Only Angels Have Wings (1939).
The Last Flight (aka Single Lady and Spent Bullets) is a 1931 American Pre-Code ensemble cast film, starring Richard Barthelmess, David Manners, John Mack Brown and Helen Chandler.

Way Down East

His film version
He starred opposite Lillian Gish in D.W. Griffith's Broken Blossoms (1919) and Way Down East (1920) and was among the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1927.
David (Richard Barthelmess), Squire Bartlett's son, falls for her, but she rejects him due to her past.

Gloria's Romance

Nazimova convinced Richard Barthelmess to try acting professionally, and he made his debut screen appearance in 1916 in the serial Gloria's Romance as an uncredited extra.
Gloria's Romance marked the debut of actor Richard Barthelmess.

Only Angels Have Wings

screenplay
He made several talkie films, most notably Son of the Gods (1930), The Dawn Patrol (1930), The Last Flight (1931), and The Cabin in the Cotton (1932), Central Airport (1933), and a supporting role as a disgraced pilot and Rita Hayworth's character's husband in Only Angels Have Wings (1939).
The supporting cast features Thomas Mitchell and Richard Barthelmess.

Central Airport (film)

Central Airport
He made several talkie films, most notably Son of the Gods (1930), The Dawn Patrol (1930), The Last Flight (1931), and The Cabin in the Cotton (1932), Central Airport (1933), and a supporting role as a disgraced pilot and Rita Hayworth's character's husband in Only Angels Have Wings (1939).
Central Airport is a 1933 American pre-Code drama film starring Richard Barthelmess and Sally Eilers, directed by William A. Wellman (with Alfred E. Green, uncredited), produced and released by Warner Bros. John Wayne had an unbilled part, as a co-pilot, and this film features his first on-screen death.

Tol'able David

silent (1921)
One of their films, Tol'able David (1921), in which Barthelmess starred as a teenage mailman who finds courage, was a major success.
Richard Barthelmess as David Kinemon

The Love Flower

This play impressed me so that I went to see every play in which he appeared—Three Men and a Girl, Scarlet Days, The Love Flower, and Broken Blossoms, in which I decided that Dick was my favorite.
Richard Barthelmess as Bruce Sanders

Three Men and a Girl

This play impressed me so that I went to see every play in which he appeared—Three Men and a Girl, Scarlet Days, The Love Flower, and Broken Blossoms, in which I decided that Dick was my favorite.
Richard Barthelmess - Christopher Kent

Son of the Gods

He made several talkie films, most notably Son of the Gods (1930), The Dawn Patrol (1930), The Last Flight (1931), and The Cabin in the Cotton (1932), Central Airport (1933), and a supporting role as a disgraced pilot and Rita Hayworth's character's husband in Only Angels Have Wings (1939).
Richard Barthelmess and Constance Bennett star as a couple in love who have a falling out when she discovers that, though he looks Caucasian, he is actually Chinese.

Ferncliff Cemetery

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He was interred at the Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum in Hartsdale, New York.
Richard Barthelmess (1895–1963), actor

The Cabin in the Cotton

He made several talkie films, most notably Son of the Gods (1930), The Dawn Patrol (1930), The Last Flight (1931), and The Cabin in the Cotton (1932), Central Airport (1933), and a supporting role as a disgraced pilot and Rita Hayworth's character's husband in Only Angels Have Wings (1939).
under his breath during her love scenes with Richard Barthelmess.

Mary Hay (actress)

Mary Hay
On June 18, 1920, Barthelmess married Mary Hay, a stage and screen star, in New York.
Hay had known actor Richard Barthelmess, who starred in the film opposite Lillian Gish, since she had worked on Hearts of the World.

The Eternal Sin

The Eternal Sin (1917)
Richard Barthelmess - Gennaro

The Idol Dancer

The Idol Dancer (1920)
It stars Richard Barthelmess and Clarine Seymour in her final film role.

The Seventh Day (1922 film)

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The Seventh Day (1922)
The Seventh Day is a 1922 American silent drama film directed by Henry King and starring Richard Barthelmess, Frank Losee and Anne Cornwall.

Fury (1923 film)

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Fury (1923)
Fury is a 1923 American silent drama adventure film produced by and starring Richard Barthelmess.

Experience (1921 film)

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Experience (1921)
The allegorical film was directed by George Fitzmaurice and starred Richard Barthelmess.

Bab's Burglar

Bab's Burglar (1917)
Richard Barthelmess also appeared in an early role in his career.