Bessie Love

Born:  September 10, 1898, Midland, Texas

Died:  April 26, 1986, London, England


1915:  Georgia Pearce

1916:  Acquitted, The Flying Torpedo, The Aryan, The Good Bad Man, Reggie Mixes In, Stranded, Hell-To-Pay Austin, Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Throughout The Ages, A Sister of Six, The Heiress At Coffee Dan’s

1917:  Nina The Flower Girl, A Daughter of the Poor, Cheerful Givers, The Sawdust Ring, Wee Lady Betty, Polly Ann

1918:  The Great Adventure, How Could You Caroline, A Little Sister of Everybody, The Dawn of Understanding

1919:  The Enchanted Barn, Carolyn of the Corners, The Wishing Ring Man, A Yankee Princess, The Little Boss, Cupid Forecloses, Over The Garden Wall, A Fighting Colleen

1920:  Pegeen, Bonnie May, The Midlanders

1921:  Penny of Top Hill Trail, The Swamp, The Sea Lion

1922:  The Vermilion Pencil, Forget Me Not, Bulldog Courage, The Village Blacksmith, Deserted at the Altar

1923:  Three Who Paid, The Ghost Patrol, The Purple Dawn, Mary of the Movies, Human Wreckage, The Eternal Three, St. Elmo, Slave of Desire, Gentle Julia, The Adventures of Prince Courageous

1924:  Torment, The Woman on the Jury, Those Who Dance, The Silent Watcher, Dynamite Smith, Sundown, Tongues in Flame

1925:  The Lost World, Soul-Fire, A Son of His Father, New Brooms, The King n Main Street

1926:  The Song and Dance Man, Lovey Mary, Meet The Prince, Young April, Going Crooked

1927:  Rubber Tires, A Harp In Hock, Dress Parade, The American

1928:  The Matinee Idol, Anybody Here Seen Kelly, Sally of the Scandals

1929:  The Broadway MelodyThe Idle Rich, The Girl In The Show

1930:  Chasing Rainbows, They Learned About Women, Conspiracy, Good News, See America Thirst

1931:  Morals For Women

1936:  I Live Again

1941:  Atlantic Ferry

1945:  Journey Together

1951:  No Highway In The Sky, The Magic Box

1954:  Young and Willing, The Barefoot Contessa, Beau Brummell

1955:  Touch and Go

1957:  The Story of Esther Costello

1958:  Next To No Time, Nowhere To Go

1960:  Too Young To Love

1961:  Loss of Innocence, The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone

1964:  Children of the Damned

1965:  The Wild Affair

1966:  Promise Her Anything, The Poppy Is Also A Flower

1967:  Battle Beneath The Earth, I’ll Never Forget What’s’isname

1968:  Isadora

1969:  On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

1971:  Sunday Bloody Sunday, Catlow

1974:  Vampyres

1976:  The Ritz

1981:  Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Ragtime, Reds

1983:  The Hunger


Academy Award Nomination:  Best Actress, The Broadway Melody (1928/29)


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