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  1. This is a list of American films that were released in 2020.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous notable films that were originally scheduled for release from mid-March to December were postponed to release in mid through late 2020, in 2021 and in 2022, or were released on video on demand or on streaming services throughout 2020.

  2. The Way of the World The Moving Picture World Ad Directed by Lloyd B. Carleton Written by Clyde Fitch Screenplay by F. McGrew Willis Produced by Lloyd B. Carleton Starring Hobart Bosworth Dorothy Davenport Emory Johnson Cinematography Mr. Klasski Production company Universal Distributed by Universal Release date July 3, 1916 (1916-July-03) Running time 5 reels Country United States Language ...

    • Early Life 1896‐1915
    • Films 1916‐1918
    • Eyster Marriage 1918‐1923
    • New York 1924‐1927
    • Fitzmaurice Marriage 1927‐1940
    • Cousins Marriage 1945‐1960
    • Death
    • Other Age Factors
    • Filmography
    • Further Reading

    When Roberta Wilson's father, Andrew Wilson (1869-1940), was 14 years old, his family emigrated from Ottawa, Canada to the United States. The Wilson Family settled in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When Andrew was 23 years old, he met 19-year-old Grace Stock. Grace was from an established family in nearby Franklin, Pennsylvania. Grace Stock married Andrew Wilson in Pittsburgh on September 7, 1893.[b] They had their first child, Lois, on June 28, 1894.[a] Their second daughter, Roberta, was born on January 15, 1896.[a] When Roberta was born, Grace Wilson was experiencing the initial stages of Consumption. In 1897, she traveled to one of the Los Angeles, California sanatoriums for treatment. Southern California had become an epicenter for people having tuberculosis, chronic pneumonia, cirrhosis, and jaundice. People who flocked to these sanatoriums believed the sunshine and temperate climate would cure these conditions. Grace Wilson was 24-years old when she died in Los Angeles on Septembe...

    The studio directory item on the right states Roberta Wilson started working for Universalin November 1915. Like most aspiring actors, she had to earn her acting chops in minor uncredited roles. There are no published listings of these early films. 1916 would prove to be a banner year for Roberta Wilson. It would mark the highest yearly film output of her entire acting career. Wilson would receive onscreen credit for 12 movies consisting of 3 features and 9 short films. She had gone from uncredited to shared top billing in a matter of months. She was skilled at her craft and worked hard at perfecting her performances. Her ascension to top billing was not based on the influence of her more famous sister but rather on her determination to achieve success in her chosen art form. Wilson appeared in her first Universal movie with an onscreen credit - The Other Half. The 2-reel society drama was released on April 25, 1916, and produced by Universal. The magazine ads for the film lists G....

    In May 1881, Raymond W Eyster was born in Amelia, Ohio. He moved to Chicago by 1900 and rose to become the proprietor of a hotel equipment company ‐ the R.W. Eyster Linen Company. The company's success made him wealthy. Ray Eyster wed Bertha Koch in Chicago on December 24, 1906. They filed for divorce in October 1914, with Bertha citing cruelty.It is uncertain if Roberta knew the reasons for Eyster's earlier divorce, since those details might predict his future destructive behavior. On September 14, 1918, Roberta Wilson, age 22, wed Ray E Eyster, age 37, in Chicago, IL. The age disparity barely violated the archaic "Half-your-age-plus-seven rule", so this marriage would not raise any collective societal eyebrows. This nuptial is Roberta Wilson's first marriage and marked Roberta Wilson's entrance into Chicago's society. The 1920 census shows Ray and Roberta Eyster living at 4949 Sheridan Road with a live-in German servant. Newspaper snippets show a contented Roberta Eyster attending...

    In Summer 1924, Lois Wilson was chosen to represent the motion-picture industry at the British Empire Exhibition.[e] Starting the first leg of her journey, she boarded a train in Hollywood and headed East to New York. Along the way, she picked up her disgruntled and disillusioned sister Roberta, who had quit her job at the Blackstone hotel. They traveled to New York together. In July, while Lois set sail on the RMS Aquitania for Europe, Roberta moved in with her best friend Bebe Daniels and Bebe's mother, Phyllis Daniels. At Bebe's insistence, Roberta moved to New York and started a new life. According to the Hollywood media, Bebe treated Roberta like her "kid" sister. Roberta and Bebe would start living life as New York Flappers. Bebe also began working on resetting Roberta's life in an attempt to blot out the memories of a dismal past in Chicago. Bebe decided to create a new pseudonym for Roberta, "Diana Kane as part of the process." Roberta Wilson gave few public explanations for...

    George Fitzmaurice was a film director born in Paris, France, on February 13, 1885. He studied fine arts before moving to America. His background allowed him to work as a set designer for stage productions, eventually designing sets for motion pictures. In 1914, he made his first motion picture. His shows would become admired for their innovations and extravagant sets. He had a string of successful pictures, which made him wealthy. His first marriage was to his chief scenario writer, Ouida Bergere, in September 1919. They divorced in 1924. After his divorce, Fitzmaurice became engaged to Florence Vidor, but she broke the engagement. Now a bon vivant, George Fitzmaurice was sitting in his new home when Diana Kane stopped in to ask for a part in a movie. The media claimed it was love at first sight for both. As mentioned previously, after Roberta's marriage failed, she moved to New York and settled in with Bebe Daniels In 1923, she changed her name to Diana Kane.While living in New Yo...

    Ralph Pittmann Cousins was born in Mexia, Texas on December 1, 1891. Cousins graduated from the West Point Military Academy and became a Cavalry officer under Jack Pershing. He also flew airplanes for the British in World War I. Brigadier General Cousins took charge of the Army Air Forces West Coast Training Center in 1942. He was promoted to Major Generalthe same year. He helped "build the struggling US air arm into the colossus of World War II." In an article by Hollywood gossip columnist Louella Parsons dated April 27, 1945, she states, "Mrs. Diana Fitzmaurice, widow, of one of Hollywood's most beloved directors, George Fitzmaurice announced today she would wed Maj. Gen. Ralph Cousins, commandant of the Santa Ana Army Air Base." Parsons further stated Diana is "one of the film colony's favorite personalities," and her future husband is "well-liked in Hollywood" and "made hosts of friends among southern California movie and society celebrities." Parson's comment explains how they...

    Roberta Wilson's final curtain call was on April 20, 1977, in Beverly Hills, California. Diana Fitzmaurice Cousins was 81 years old when she succumbed to heart failure.[h] She was interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Her grave markerreads: Diana Fitzmaurice Cousins obituary reads:Mother of Sheila Shay, Sister of Janice Stroub and Lois Wilson, six grandsons, two granddaughters, and one great-grandson. There is no mention of an acting career. Her marker shows the birth year of 1897, but both the California death index and social security death index show the birth year of 1901. Even in death, they were still disputing her age and identity. On her death certificate, they list her occupation as - housewife.

    Roberta Wilson (Diana Kane) had birth dates ranging from Jan 1896 - 1905.[i]Other birth sources are shown below: 1. The 1900 Census would list the birth date as January 15, 1896. 2. The 1910 Census is consistent with the 1900 census citing Roberta's age as 14. Roberta's birth year is consistent with the 1900 Census. 3. On November 12, 1958, Diana Fitzmaurice Cousins filed a Social Security Claim. The claim lists the name as Roberta Wilson, born on September 15, 1896.Further investigation would discover a second Social Security Number filing and a third Social Security number on her death certificate. 4. In Social Security Death filing issued in 1963, list Diana Cousins born on January 10, 1901. This would make her 76 at the time of her death. Genealogists commonly use this document as a source for determining her birth date. 5. Another source purporting to be a source determining her age was the "Find a Grave Index." This index shows Diana Roberta Fitzmaurice Kane Cousins, born in C...

    This listing does not include every film Roberta Wilson appeared in. Only one film with an offscreen credit film is listed, while the rest are lost to time.

    Slide, Anthony (September 27, 2002). Silent Players: A Biographical and Autobiographical Study of 100 Silent Film Actors and Actresses. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 978-0-8131-2249-6.
    Katchmer, George A. (May 20, 2015). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. ISBN 978-1-4766-0905-8.
    Fox, Charles Donald; Silver, Milton L. (1920). Who's who on the Screen. Ross publishing Company. p. 316.
    Michael Zmuda (April 30, 2015). The Five Sedgwicks: Pioneer Entertainers of Vaudeville, Film and Television. McFarland. pp. 54–. ISBN 978-0-7864-9668-6.
  3. Toto je seznam filmů, jejichž premiéra proběhla v roce 2020.. Situace v kultuře byla v roce 2020 velmi poznamenaná pandemií covidu-19.V rámci mimořádných opatření byly od 10. března 2020 zakázány „divadelní, hudební, filmová a další umělecká představení, sportovní, kulturní, náboženské, spolkové, taneční, tradiční a jim podobné akce a jiná shromáždění ...

  4. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Black Friday was a 1916 American silent Feature film directed by Lloyd B. Carleton. Universal based the film on the novel written by Frederic S. Isham and adapted for the screen by Eugenie Magnus Ingleton. The drama stars Dorothy Davenport, Emory Johnson, and a cast of Universal contract players.

  5. Heartaches Heartaches newspaper ad Directed by Lloyd B. Carleton Written by Grant Carpenter Produced by Lloyd B. Carleton Starring Dorothy Davenport Emory Johnson Production company Universal Distributed by Universal Release date May 19, 1916 (1916-May-19) Running time 2 reels Country United States Language English intertitles Heartaches is a 1916 American silent short film directed by Lloyd B ...

  6. Two Mothers (1916 film) Two Mothers. (1916 film) Two Mothers is a 1916 American silent short film directed by Lloyd B. Carleton. The film is based on a story by I.A.R. Wylie. Calder Johnstone developed the adaptation for the screen. The drama 's features Dorothy Davenport, Alfred Allen and Emory Johnson. Nina Angus is an opera singer.

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