Stage, vaudeville actress, and film producer.
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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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.