(1858-1938) Evelyn Millard and Mark Rorke , Beagles 756 Z postcard. Taken from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/42399206@N03/3968281713/ Accessed 28 Oct 2009
Mary Rorke made 12 silent films before she appeared in The Pillars of Society (1920) with Norman McKinnel and Charles Ashton. These earlier films included: Caste (1915), The Second Mrs Tanqueray (1916), The Marriage of William Ashe (1916), Dr Wake’s Patient (1916), Merely Mrs Stubbs (1917), Tinker Tailor, Soldier, Sailor (1918), The Right Element (1919), The Bridal Chair (1919), The Edge o’Beyond (1919), Testimony (1920), Unmarried (1920). She had a two year break before the next films – Boy Woodburn (1922), Tell your Children (1922), The Harbour Lights (1923), The Starlit Garden (1923) and If Youth but Knew (1926). With the arrival of sound, she went on to make one more film Castles in the Air (1937) when she was in her late seventies.
National Portrait Gallery – web image not currently available http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/person.php?LinkID=mp54670
Films with Charles Ashton
Mrs Halligan in Pillars of Society (1920)