Edwina Booth (Josephine Constance Woodruff)

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Provo, Utah, USA
American leading actress of the early talkie period, whose ordeal during the production of Trader Horn (1931) led her retirement and to false rumors of her death. She had some brief stage experience before getting some unimportant film roles. She was given a leading role in the ambitious adventure film Trader Horn (1931) and travelled to Africa shoot the film. She contracted an infection (most often referred to as 'jungle fever') and was upon her return to the U.S. bedridden for nearly six years and never again acted in films. Read more...


Character: Nina Trent - the White Godess

Trader Horn 1931