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Joan Lowell (1902–1967)

Joan Lowell was born on November 23, 1902 in Berkeley, California, USA as Helen Wagner. She was an actress and writer, known for Adventure Girl (1934), Loving Lies (1924) and Branded a Thief (1924). She was married to Leek Bowen and Thompson Buchanan. She died on November 7, 1967 in Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil. See full bio »

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Adventure Girl Joan Lowell
Loving Lies Madge Barlow
Branded a Thief Actress
Florentine Writer


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 1934 Adventure Girl
Joan Lowell
 1925 The Gold Rush
Georgia's Friend / Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
 1925 Cold Nerve
 1924 His Own Law
Mary Emerson
 1924 Loving Lies
Madge Barlow
 1923 Souls for Sale
Motion Picture Crew (uncredited)
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 1937 Florentine (novel)
 1934 Adventure Girl (novel "The Cradle of the Deep")

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Novel: "The Cradle of the Deep" (filmed as Adventure Girl (1934))

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Helen Trask

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Author and actress. Movie extra with Goldwyn in the 1920's. Best known for starring in Adventure Girl (1934), a film based on her own spurious childhood recollections ("Cradle of the Deep") which were published as nonfiction in 1929. The book, detailing her exploits as a juvenile sailor among the all-male crew aboard her father's ship, became a bestseller. It was later proved to be a work of pure... See more »

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