To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mary Kornman
Mary Kornman - Photoplay, June 1926.jpg
1926
Born
Mary Agnes Evans

(1915-12-27)December 27, 1915
DiedJune 1, 1973(1973-06-01) (aged 57)
OccupationChild actress
Years active1922–1940
Spouse(s)Leo Tover (divorced)
Ralph B. McCutcheon (her death)
Websitehttp://www.marykornman.com

Mary Agnes Kornman (December 27, 1915 – June 1, 1973) was an American child actress who was the leading female star of the Our Gang series during the Pathé silent era.

YouTube Encyclopedic

  • 1/3
    Views:
    2 647
    3 537
    1 401
  • ✪ Voice of Hollywood
  • ✪ Our Gang Silent Films | No. 22-Tire Trouble
  • ✪ "WAMPAS" Actress Mary Carlisle 1914-2018 Memorial Video

Transcription

Contents

Our Gang

Born as Mary Agnes Evans, the daughter of Verna Comer, who appeared in several films, and David Lionel Evans. Her stepfather, Hal Roach′s still-photo cameraman Eugene Kornman adopted Mary after he and Mary's mother were married in 1921. After Peggy Cartwright, who appeared in only four or five Our Gang episodes, Mary became the leading lady of the series, appearing in more than 40 episodes. Kornman was one of the series′ biggest stars during its early years between 1922 and 1926.[1] After outgrowing the Our Gang series, she and fellow Our Gang alumnus Johnny Downs spent several years performing as a team on the college and vaudeville circuits.[2]

Mildred Kornman

Her younger sister, Mildred (born July 10, 1925) was also a child actress. Mildred was featured as a regular in Our Gang from 1926–28, and made further appearances until 1935. She had no speaking roles and appeared when many children were needed for a scene such as a classroom. She later achieved a degree of fame as an adult fashion model known as Ricki VanDusen.

When asked in 1960 what she thought of being part of Our Gang, Mildred Kornman replied "It was fun being a gang member. It was play. I have no regrets...We didn't have to be talented, which is natural for kids ... I think we had a privileged childhood working in those films."[1]

Later years and death

Mary continued working with Our Gang co-star Mickey Daniels into adulthood, as evidenced by some publicity shots from the era. She appeared with Mickey in the teen version of Our Gang, The Boy Friends. In 1934, she married Leo Tover, a cameraman, but divorced approximately five years later.

Throughout the 1930s, she continued to appear in features such as, Queen of the Jungle (1935) and The Desert Trail (1935), starring John Wayne, until she retired from the screen in 1940.

She later married Ralph B. McCutcheon, a horse trainer on some of her Western films. Mary spent the rest of her life devoted to him. They had no children. They both spent their remaining years on their ranch with the horses. She kept close with her Hollywood acquaintances and friends. When asked if Mary was as kind and genuine a person as she appeared to be onscreen, her sister Mildred replied, "She was all of that and more."[3]

Mary became gravely ill in the early 1970s and was eventually diagnosed with cancer. She died on June 1, 1973, aged 57. Her widower died two years later. They are interred at Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Colorado.[3]

Filmography

Our Gang

The Boy Friends

  • Doctor′s Orders (1930)
  • Bigger and Better (1930)
  • Ladies Last (1930)
  • Blood and Thunder (1931)
  • High Gear (1931)
  • Love Fever (1931)
  • Air-Tight (1931)
  • Call a Cop! (1931)
  • Mama Loves Papa (1931)
  • The Kick-Off! (1931)
  • Love Pains (1932)
  • The Knock-Out (1932)
  • Too Many Women (1932)
  • Wild Babies (1932)

Other Shorts and Feature Length Films

Errata

There is some discrepancy concerning which of the early Our Gang films Mary actually appeared in. According to The Lucky Corner website, Mary did not appear in any of the following four films.

References

  1. ^ a b Maltin, Leonard and Bann, Richard W. (1977, rev. 1992). The Little Rascals: The Life and Times of Our Gang, p. 249. New York: Crown Publishing/Three Rivers Press. ISBN 0-517-58325-9
  2. ^ Gifford, Denis (June 21, 1994). "Obituary: Johnny Downs". The Independent. Retrieved 22 May 2016.
  3. ^ a b Official website, marykornman.com; accessed September 7, 2015.

External links

This page was last edited on 13 January 2020, at 10:53
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.