1923 Anna Q Nilsson ENEMIES OF CHILDREN Lantern Slide

This is a magic lantern "coming attraction" slide projected on the screen of a theater during intermission to advertise a feature film which would be appearing soon. It reads, "Fisher's Productions Inc. presents ENEMIES OF CHILDREN Adapted from George Gibb's novel 'Youth Triumphant' with Anna Q. Nillson, Virginia Corbin and Cast of Distinguished Players. Directed by Lilian Ducey. Personally supervised by Victor B. Fisher. A Mammoth Picture." It was filmed in 1923 and is presumed lost. Anna Quirentia Nilsson, popular; "Anna Q", who was born on March 30th, 1888 in Ystad, Sweden, emigrated to the United States in 1905. The 5' 7" Nilsson used her blonde beauty to become a famous model for well-known fashion photographers and fine artists. 1907 she was chosen the most beautiful girl in the US and in 1911 she made her film debut in "Molly Pitcher". She was an overnight sensation, becoming a silent film superstar in the first decade of the 20th Century. 1914 she was chosen the most beautiful actress "in the world" and Photoplay magazine named her "the ideal American girl" in 1919. Nilsson appeared in movies cranked out by the top studios, including Goldwyn, Famous Players (Paramount), Metro and First National. Her movie career continued to flourish in the 1920s, the decade of the flapper and bathtub gin, the so-called Jazz Age. 1926 she ... read more