BALFOUR, MISS
Neg. No:(GP) L 8142
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 20-02-1924

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Sitter: Miss Betty Balfour (stage name) (1903- 1977)

Biog: Actress; British star of silent film; "English screen actress, popular during the silent era, and known as the "British Mary Pickford" and "Britain's Queen of Happiness". She was best known to audiences for her Squibs series of films."

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Date: 20 February 1924.

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Location: The Lafayette studio, 160 New Bond Street, London.

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Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.

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No of poses: 2.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

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Biog: L. Halliwell, Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion, 9th ed, London, 1988; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betty_Balfour

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Reproduced: (cropped) Eve, 5 January 1927, p 8.

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