(3/29/28) Radio: Appeared on an NBC radio special: "The Dodge Hour", with D.W. Griffith
, Charles Chaplin
and John Barrymore
. Sponsored by Dodge Brothers to introduce its newest automobile, it was broadcast from New York, Detroit and Hollywood. No recording is known to exist.
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Elton Banks | Douglas Fairbanks Sr. | Mr. Douglas Fairbanks | Elton Thomas
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
[Referring to D.W. Griffith
] D. W. didn't like my athletic tendencies, or my spontaneous habit of jumping a fence or scaling a church at unexpected moments which were not in the script. Griffith told me to go into Keystone comedies.
According to legend, the thing that sparked his interest in acting occurred when he fell off the roof as a young child and hurt himself.
Stunts He did all his own, with one exception