Ann Christy (Gladys Cronin)

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Logansport, Indiana, USA
Tiny, blue-eyed Ann Christy started in films with a bit part in Long Pants (1927) with Harry Langdon. She was then signed by one of the three major producers of silent comedy, Al Christie, to appear in a series of short comedies filmed at Paramount. It was there that she was spotted by Harold Lloyd, who saw in her the perfect down-to-earth New York girl he needed as co-star for his next film, Speedy (1928). This gag-laden comedy was filmed on location in New York and was popular with the public and critics alike. Read more...


Character: Wheezer's mother

Big Ears 1931

Character: Betty Brooks

Dream House 1932