Mabel Poulton
Date of Birth
Jul 29, 1901
Birth Place:
London, England, UK

Biography

One of Great Britain's few homegrown movie stars of the silent era, Mabel Poulton was working as a secretary at London's Alhambra Theatre when picked to impersonate Lillian Gish in a stage tableaux accompanying the London premiere of D.W. Griffith's Broken Blossoms. Her performance was recommended to producer/director George Pearson, who cast her along with Betty Balfour in Nothing Else Matters...