Miller, Patsy Ruth, 1904-1995

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Patsy Ruth Miller, a silent film actress and a writer, was born in 1905 in St. Louis, Missouri. From 1920 to 1933 she appeared in over eighty films. In 1933 she retired from performing in films and began writing plays, short stories and screenplays, and in 1939 she wrote a novel with a Hollywood background. Her autobiography, "My Hollywood, When Both of Us Were Young," was published in 1988.

From the guide to the Patsy Ruth Miller papers, 1922-1986, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Patsy Ruth Miller, a silent film actress and a writer, was born in 1905 in St. Louis, Missouri.

From 1920 to 1933 she appeared in over eighty films. In 1933 she retired from performing in films and began writing plays, short stories and screenplays, and in 1939 she wrote a novel with a Hollywood background. Her autobiography, "My Hollywood, When Both of Us Were Young," was published in 1988.

From the description of Papers, 1922-1986. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314112

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referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Brown, Forman, 1901-1996. Music in my heart ; a new musical play based on an episode in the life of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and his immortal melodies / libretto by Patsy Ruth Miller ; lyrics by Forman Brown ; music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; adapted by Franz Steininger, 1935. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Miller, Patsy Ruth, 1905-. Papers, 1922-1986. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Patsy Ruth Miller papers, 1922-1986 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Cain, Lodoen Purdy. Lodoen Purdy Cain collection of motion picture actors and actresses photographs, ca. 1920s [graphic]. University of Washington Libraries
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associatedWith Brown, Forman, 1901-1996. person
correspondedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
associatedWith Miller, Winston person
associatedWith Miller, Winston. person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
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Television authorship
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Screenwriters
Television producers and directors
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Birth 1904-01-17

Death 1995-07-16

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