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Mae Murray (1889-1965) Dubbed "The Girl with the Bee Stung Lips" (or “The Gardenia of the Screen”),silent screen actress began her career on stage partnered with ballroom dancing extraordinaire Vernon Castle in the 1906 Broadway show "About Town."She began studying dance at a young age.Two years later she joined the "Ziegfeld Follies" chorus line and moved up to headliner status by 1915.She played the top clubs in Paris and in America in an act that accentuated her dancing prowess.Many of her films, containing dance sequences designed especially for her,were written and produced by her third husband.Married and divorced four times,Mae's movie career faded with the advent of sound,her voice being not particularly suited to talkies.She grew more eccentric over the years and was eventually forced to declare bankruptcy,living in abject poverty for the better part of her later life.KIT:“Beneath The Harvest Moon” by Helly.
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