(as Lena Basquette)
(autobiography) Lina Basquette. _Lina: DeMille's Godless Girl._ Edgewater, FL: Denlingers Publishers Ltd., 1990. ISBN 0877140820
Lena Baskette | Lena Basquette
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So many get reformed through religion. I got reformed through dogs.
Basquette attempted suicide in 1930, following the widow's custody battle with her late husband's brothers. In the litigation she lost custody of her daughter, Lita, to the Warner family. Lena did not see her daughter again for more than thirty years.
The actress obtained $40,000 from a life insurance policy, a car, and $85 a week from one of Warner's trust funds.