Thursday, December 10, 2009
ANITA PAGE: Fun Facts
Anita Evelyn Pomares (August 4, 1910 – September 6, 2008), AKA Anita Page, became famous in silent films. Her father had an electrical contracting business. He helped Anita get into the movies because he did some lighting work for a studio in Astoria.
Her first screen name was Anita Rivers.
She received the most fan mail of anyone on the MGM lot at that time.
She was known as "the girl with the most beautiful face in Hollywood" in the 1920's.
She performed with Joan Crawford in three films: Our Dancing Daughters (1928), Our Modern Maidens (1929) and Our Blushing Brides (1930).
She also performed with Buster Keaton in two of his talkies: Free and Easy (1930) and Sidewalks of New York (1931).