Charles Ashton and British Silent Films

British Silent Film Star – Charles Ashton

Trilby Clark

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Born 1903 in Adelaide, Australia, Trilby Clark appeared in films made in Australia, USA and England.  Her earliest film was produced in Australia in 1920: The Breaking of the Drought was a grim story of the severe drought of 1919.  She made six films in the USA: Big Dan (1923), The Prairie Pirate (1925), Silent Sanderson (1925), The Bad Lands (1925), The Seventh Bandit (1926), Catherine Bennett Throws Missiles (1926).  Her first UK films were Carry On (1927, followed by the lead role in Maria Marten (1928).  She made five more films up until 1930.

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Films with Charles Ashton

Maria Marten in Maria Marten (1928)

Written by anneramsden

April 28, 2010 at 4:14 pm

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