1917 SILENT FILM ACTRESS NINA BYRON AUTOGRAPHED PHOTO BY EVANS L.A.

1917 SILENT FILM ACTRESS NINA BYRON AUTOGRAPHED PHOTO BY EVANS L.A.

THIS IS A FANTASTIC 1917 AUTOGRAPHED 7 1/4" X 9 1/8" PHOTOGRAPH BY EVANS L.A. OF NINA BYRON. THIS IS A AUTOGRAPH NOT A FACSIMILE. I HAVE ALSO ADDED PICTURES OF HOW THE COLLECTION LOOKED AT TIME OF ACQUISITION. ONLY THIS PHOTO IS IN THIS AUCTION. FREE SHIPPING!!! Nina Byron (born July 27, 1900, date of death unknown) was a silent film actress from Christchurch , New Zealand. Her given name was Nina Betts. She came to America with her mother. Her father stayed behind in New Zealand and committed suicide. She studied dancing, went on tour, and joined the Hitchykoo company. Only a year after coming to New York City , Byron came to Los Angeles to make Truthful Tulliver (1917) with William S. Hart . As Abby Hope in The Heir of the Ages (1917), Byron was described by a critic as having substantial acting skills. She was the ingenue (stock character) for House Peters. The material she was given to work with, according to the reviewer, did not test her ability. He likens Byron's laughter in the film to Mary Pickford . Her character was merely required to laugh like the silent film icon. Her other film credits are for roles in The Cruise of the Make-Believes (1918), The Source (1918), The Dub (1919), Johnny Get Your Gun (1919), The Boomerang (1919), and The Broken Butterfly
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