Juanita Hansen

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Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Juanita Hansen's career goes back to at least 1915, and she worked for D.W. Griffith before becoming one of Mack Sennett's "Bathing Beauties." Sennett was so struck by her beauty that he often featured her over the other girls, which caused some friction among them. That could well be the reason she left Sennett in 1918 for Universal, where she began doing straight dramatic roles rather then the slapstick comedy of the Sennett one- and two-reelers. She soon began performing in Universal's serials, and from there she went on to do serials for William Nicholas Selig, Warners and Pathe, among others. Read more...


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Sensation Hunters 1933