Betty Compson

Shop by the Stars aisle featuring Betty Compson (1897-1974) vintage movie cards, still photos, ephemera, and other collectibles. Born in Utah, Compson appeared in films into 1948, but is best remembered for her work during the silent era as star or leading lady in titles such as The Miracle Man (1919) opposite Lon Chaney, Josef von Sternberg's The Docks of New York (1928), Street Girl (1929), and The Great Gabbo (1929), as well as The Barker (1928) for which she received an Academy Award nomination in the Best Actress category.

Birthday: March 19