A pictorial history of the movies (1943)

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FEET OF CLAY (1920 ) 105 Conrad Nagel began acting with a stock company in Des Moines and progressed to New York and road- company productions. He quit to join the navy in 1918 and served on the U.S.S. Seattle. After the armistice he appeared in several plays and pictures, winning a long-term contract with Famous Players- Lasky for his performance in The Fighting Chance. In the scene above, Anna Q. Nilsson is with him. ABOVE RIGHT Another Paramount star was Mae Murray. Born Marie Adrienne Koenig, she started in the chorus, where her dancing ability and beautv made her a featured dancer in The Ziegfeld Follies. Her danc- ing introduced her to Hollywood and her future husband, Robert Z. Leonard, the director. This scene is from Idols of Clay, made in 1920, in which David Powell played opposite her. BELOW Another scene from Feet of Clay, with Lillian Leigh- ton (left), Vera Reynolds (in the undies), and Lucien Littlefield.