Thompson Buchanan

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Thompson Buchanan (June 21, 1877 - October 15, 1937) was an American writer. While a journalist he began writing novels, and then turned to plays, with 1909's A Woman's Way starring Grace George being his first hit. He began writing for movies in 1916, and also wrote radio sketches. [1] [2]

Grace George Stage actress

Grace George was a prominent American stage actress, who had a long career on Broadway stage and also appeared in two films.


Buchanan was married twice. First to Katharine Winterbotham [3] from 1915-1927, and then actress Joan Lowell from 1927-1929. [4]

Joan Lowell American actress

Helen Joan Lowell was a movie actress of the silent film era from Berkeley, California. Lowell published a sensational autobiography, Cradle of the Deep, in 1929, which turned out to be a pure fabrication.

Buchanan died in Louisville, Kentucky on October 15, 1937, suffering a heart attack during a trip to visit family. [5]

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