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Biography & Autobiography Entertainment & Performing Arts

Winnie Lightner

Tomboy of the Talkies

by (author) David L. Lightner

University Press of Mississippi
Initial publish date
Dec 2016
Entertainment & Performing Arts, General, History & Criticism
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    Publish Date
    Dec 2016
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The biography of the spunky “Song a Minute Girl,? the first actress to have her spoken words censored

About the author

David L. Lightner, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, is professor emeritus of history at the University of Alberta. He is the author of Slavery and the Commerce Power: How the Struggle against the Interstate Slave Trade Led to the Civil War; Asylum, Prison, and Poorhouse: The Writings and Reform Work of Dorothea Dix in Illinois; and Labor on the Illinois Central Railroad, 1852-1900: The Evolution of an Industrial Environment. He became interested in Winnie Lightner because of their shared surname, but he is not related to her.

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