Charles Ashton and British Silent Films

British Silent Film Star – Charles Ashton

Marie Ault

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Image of Marie Ault in the role of Mrs White in the Monkey’s Paw(1923)  is held at the Listal Movie website: accessed 30 November 2010.


Born at Wigan, Lancashire, Marie Ault was a star in many British films of the silent era, including The Monkey’s Paw (1923), but is most remembered for her role as Daisy Bunting’s mother in The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927) directed by Alfred Hitchcock.  She had bit parts in films such as Jamaica Inn (1939) and Caesar and Cleopatra (1945).


Films with Charles Ashton

Mrs White in Monkey’s Paw (1923) –

Mrs Greenwood in Kitty (1929)


Written by anneramsden

April 28, 2010 at 12:54 pm

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  1. […] of the first film version of The Monkey’s Paw starring Charles Ashton, Moore Marriott, Marie Adult and Johnny Butt. Though the film is incomplete this has to be the first screening in many many […]

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