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Irene Castle and Augusta Anderson in "The Amateur Wife"

Irene Castle and Augusta Anderson in "The Amateur Wife" | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
In a backstage dressing room, the straight-laced and innocent Justine Spencer (played by Irene Castle) is shocked to find that her mother (Augusta Anderson) is Dodo, a vaudeville performer, in a scene still from early in the silent film "The Amateur Wife" (Lasky 1920).

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DESCRIPTION
In a backstage dressing room, the straight-laced and innocent Justine Spencer (played by Irene Castle) is shocked to find that her mother (Augusta Anderson) is Dodo, a vaudeville performer, in a scene still from early in the silent film "The Amateur Wife" (Lasky 1920).
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:88672
Creation Date: 1920
Creator Name:Lasky
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Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:TF The Amateur Wife
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Apparently this film had the preliminary title "A Wonderful Wife," as some prints are marked this way.
SUBJECTS
Actresses
Silent films
Coats
Costume
Hats
Shoes
Furniture
Indoor photography
Women
Publicity
Signs and signboards
RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS
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Reference Details
Location:Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, 4th Floor, Madison, Wisconsin

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