Appeared (as "Miss Finney") in "We've Got to Have Money" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Edward Laska
. Directed by Bertram Harrison
. Playhouse Theatre: 20 Aug 1923-Oct 1923 (closing date unknown/56 performances). Cast: Manuel A. Alexander, Robert Ames, Jerome Cowan
(as "Toney Platt"), R.M. D'Angelo, Alex Derman, Leo Donnelly
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[in 1925] I have never in all my days had a pie thrown at me, and that in itself is a distinction few actors in old comedies can claim.
In 1917, she became one of the first stars to form an eponymous production company -- The Flora Finch Film Corporation. She placed advertisements in film industry trade publications announcing her new company with this screaming banner: "FLORA FINCH!! IN ALL HER SCRAWNY, SKINNY MAJESTY!" The ad included a photograph of her head pasted onto an artist's rendering of her body, which included ...
Extrodinarily tall and skinny for a woman of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, accentuated by an elongated face and a long "swan" neck. Her unusual physique was often juxtaposed with shorter, fatter co-stars like John Bunny.